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Wedding Colors: Pantone’s 2014 Pick

Guess what?!  The announcement has just been made (today, folks!): Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014 is Radiant Orchid!  Isn’t it lovely?  We put together today’s wedding color board to suggest materials in this exquisite color field that will truly make your invitations shine!  Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute® said
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Wedding Colors: Royal Purples

They say purple is the color of royalty and we say our majestic shimmer paper is fit for kings and queens!  Give your unique wedding invitations a regal look with royal purples and deep plums.  We’ve introduced a small amount of soft coral to add chic femininity to this kingly combination. Pictured:   Diamond Shimmer Printing
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Wedding Flowers: Springtime Lilacs

Ahhh… nothing smells like Springtime to me like the mesmerizing floral scents of the lovely lilac.  I grew up in Ohio, so lilac trees were a common sight (not so much here in Raleigh, NC).  My mother had several in her yard, and the heralding of Spring brought heaps of lilac flowers into the house.  To
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Wedding Colors: Smokin’ Berry

We love this smokin’ hot color combination of smoke, berry, and amethyst!  A mix of these hues are great for a wedding of any season. Pictured:  Diamond Printing Paper  |  Driftwood Shimmer Paper   |  Berry Shimmer Paper  |  Lilac, Berry, & Smoke Inks  |  Amethyst Satin Ribbon  |  Amethyst Crystal  |  CS8 Font Because colors
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Wedding Colors: Majestic Hues

Jewel tones always delight and this majestic combination is bold, while feminine, and fit for the finest occasion. Pictured:    Champagne Printing Paper  |  Majestic Shimmer Paper  |  Soft Gold Shimmer Paper (hello, envelope liners!)  |  Latte & Sangria Inks  |  Fuchsia Satin Ribbon  |  Crystal Volcano Crystal  |  CS10 Font Because colors can vary among
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Lenten Rose: A Winter-Flowering Beauty

Lenten rose, Helleborus x hybridus,  is not actually a rose at all, but a cousin of the buttercup.  Hellebores bloom in winter, usually anywhere between January and March.  It can be hard to find unique flowers for a wedding this time of year but these little guys love the cold weather.  And although I may
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Color: Jewel Tones

Jewel tones are rich and vibrant and perfect for the autumn and winter wedding seasons.  Okay, so they’re really perfect for any season, but as the temperature outside drops, there’s just something about this hot color palette that warms the senses. Images: Vintage jewel tone earrings photographed by Maypole Studios; Wedding cake; Purple wedding shoes;
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Mums: Versatile Wedding Flower

Are you looking for a flower that comes in many sizes, shapes, and colors?  Need to make some centerpieces while not breaking the bank?  Give chrysanthemums a try!  These little (or big) gems are available all year and work with any color scheme.  They are so versatile, affordable, easy to work with, long lasting, and
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Style: Ombre

Ombre wedding details are naturally festive and just oh-so-pretty!  This is one trend that I don’t think I could possibly tire of.  Gradients in monochromatic color schemes and multi-hued fades dress up everything from tissue pom-poms to flower pots.  Awash in color, this painted style is fitting for modern, artistic brides with a soft, fashionable
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