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Film: The Nightmare Before Christmas

It’s only the beginning of August, but fall brides are planning ahead and we’ve already received a handful of Halloween wedding stationery orders!  The festive anything-goes holiday is exciting to plan for whether you’re going for a wildly whimsical theme or more of a refined look.   Today we’ve pulled inspiration from Tim Burton’s The
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New Design: Anchor Monogram

Faced with an unseasonably cold start to spring, the ‘Roo Crew is dreaming of warm wind and sunburnt cheeks. This week’s new design definitely whets our appetite for the shore! Simple and classy with just a hint of nautical, the Anchor Monogram Wedding Invitation is a lovely choice for any preppy seaside event. Customize your
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Kristin + Matt: Built to Last

I’m so excited to present the unique story of our very own production coordinator, Kristin, and her newlywed husband, Matt! K + M met nearly five years ago  in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. It was a Wednesday night, and, happily single, Kristin almost stayed home.  But her group of guy friends convinced her to join them
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Wedding Trends: Uniquely Cool Boutonnieres

Most grooms probably aren’t picking out their own boutonnieres, however, I’m sure if they did they would only wear the most awesome ones.  Brides, listen up, take a look, and make your man proud with these modern and original bouts. Check out Pinterest for more cool bouts and other manly trends! Images: Ski bout; Nautical
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New Design: Pinstripe

It’s Friday — our favorite day of the week here at The Green Kangaroo!  That’s because each Friday we have another new creation straight from the designer’s desk to share with you! Lo and behold, we’ve worked up another new monogram wedding invitation for our collection! Suitable for any season or location, Pinstripe is simply sharp.
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Wedding DIY: A Handmade Safari Party

We love being crafty here at The American Wedding and our Handmade articles are some of my most favorite.  This extra special one is no exception.  Lori’s own little joey, Noah, is about to turn two and she’s planning a super exciting safari themed birthday party for him… complete with safari hats, binoculars, and, of
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Wedding Etiquette: Wedding Wardrobe Dictator

Q: I’m planning a nautical themed wedding and I really, really want all of my guests to wear either navy or green. I know it seems silly, but I think a cohesive look will really tie everything together. Can I note this request on my wedding invitation?  Is this acceptable?  — Veronica in MA A: Um,
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Wedding Trends: Headbands with Aisle-Worthy Style

Modern brides are trading in the traditional veil for contemporary wedding day hair accessories that suit their personalities and challenge the norm.  Today we are taking a close look at bridal headbands, one of our most favorite hair adornments for a fashionable wedding day style. The bohemian style is seemingly effortless with natural, beautiful elements
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How To: DIY Stamped Napkins

It’s the little details that will make your wedding day truly yours… and no detail is too little!  Customized cocktail napkins are a popular way to incorporate your names, initials, or wedding date into your reception decor.  Today we’re sharing how to personalize your beverage napkins with a handmade stamp.  This project is fairly simple
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Wedding Day Suiting: Part 2

Hello, hello, fellas.  Last month we covered the basics of selecting the perfect suit for your wedding day; this month we’re kicking it up a notch with additional details to showcase your personality. Neckties are the simplest way to add flair to your attire.  Ben Sherman ties bring a pop of color and bold pattern
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