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Response Cards and Envelopes

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Today, we are addressing a question that has come up a few times recently: does a response card always require an envelope? In most cases, the answer is yes.  You (the bride or the couple) send a response card with pre-stamped envelope to your guests so they can reply with their attendance and often times,…

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Wedding Thank You Note Survival Guide

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There’s just something about putting pen to paper that conveys a personal touch from the sender and expresses gratitude in a way that is un-matched in today’s digital world. Here a few short and sweet tips I’ve compiled over the years and hope that will be of some help to you! Step 1:  Start Early Thank you…

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Duograms: An Updated Twist on an Old Tradition

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Most everyone is familiar with a monogram (an inscribed set of initials), but have you ever heard of a duogram? Traditionally, formal wedding invitations were sent from the bride’s family, announcing the marriage of their daughter, and often featured a prominent monogram of the bride’s initials. These days, more people are getting married later in…

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Trends in Wedding Invitations for 2016

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So excited to share these new beautiful wedding invitation designs on trend from the new William Arthur Wedding Collection! Let us know if you see something that inspires you.  We would love to walk you through every step of choosing the perfect invitation for your special day! The only difficulty is deciding between so many…

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We have up-dated our website!

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Dear Lovely Friends and Clients, After weeks and months of new photography, writing, design and layout with my marketing team, we have worked hard to make our website more user-friendly.  We hope you like our new look!!! Celebrating over 25 years in business, we believe it is important to stay current in trends in personalized…

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Wedding Do’s and Don’ts…

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Couples often stop by the store and ask questions about proper wedding etiquette.  I thought it might be helpful to address some of the most common concerns. 1.  Etiquette says that if the invitation is addressed to your friend and a guest, she is free to bring whomever she chooses.  However, if you address the…

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The ABC’s of a Thank You Note

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  I recently came across a charming article published in a popular southern magazine.  Etiquette expert, Elizabeth Edwards, shres the ABC’s of a well-written thank you note. This is my interpretation of her advice, which I am excited to share with you.  It seemed like a great way to illlustrate the basics. A.  For notes…

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Enough About the Bride – What food was Served?

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  In the past, wedding guests were often overheard discussing the beauty of the bride and groom’s impeccably-tailored wedding attire, the exquisite venue or the table settings at the reception.  The wedding quartet softly playing Handel or Pachelbel would set the tone and bring a tear to the eye.   Not so nowadays.  The wedding…

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Shades of Grey? This Issue is Black & White!

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I am often asked my opinion regarding the issue of a printed wedding invitation vs. an emailed wedding invitation.  Please forgive me if I sound like I am on a soapbox, however, on this subject, my thoughts are unwavering. I recently read in the news where Benedict Cumberbatch (say that name three times quickly!) traditionally announced…

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Destination Weddings!

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Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular.  We find so many of our clientshave attended weddings at local hotels and country clubs and are looking for an exotic venue where they can have a more intimate gathering. Below is a beautiful beach glass invitation with an embossed shell motif definitely sets the tone for a…

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Getting Engaged this Holiday? Come See Us!

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Calling all brides to be coming home for the holidays:   we are here for all your wedding needs! From Save-the-Date Announcements to Wedding Invitations to Thank You Notes (for all those shower and wedding gifts coming your way!)  Come visit the shop while you are in town.  For personal one-on-one attention, please call us for an…

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Christmas Cards, Holiday Party Invitations

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    Offering a Personalized Shopping Experience! Products and services provided in-store: Christmas Cards, Holiday Party Invitations Custom Wedding Invitations Save-the-Dates, Rehearsal Dinner, Shower, Bachelorette Invitations Wedding Menus, Place cards and Programs Themed Party Invitations printed in-house (2-day turn around) or special order Fine Stationery Birth Announcements Calligraphy Services Graduation Announcements and Party Invitations Corporate Stationery & Invitations…

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The Stress of Finding a Dress! (As a Wedding Guest)

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Ladies, can we talk about REAL wedding problems here?  I have been a guest at some amazing wedding celebrations this past Summer and I started noticing how stressed out I started feeling about choosing the right wedding attire.  Living in Florida, these events can be quite “steamy” and I am not talking about the honeymoon!…

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To Have and Hold On To

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Watch this video to learn more about our shop! Maureen Hall Invitations from Maureen Hall on Vimeo. I just came across an interesting tweet trending right now, from theknot.com and I want to share it with you! The article is: 16 Fashion and Beauty Instagram Accounts Every Bride Should Be Following. Here’s the link: >http://bit.ly/1tRZMfV…

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Ho, Ho, Ho! The Holidays are Here!

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Ok, so it may not be Halloween yet, but let’s be honest … the thought of Holiday cards and parties must have crossed your mind at least once by now! Whenever you’re ready to pick out your Christmas cards or start planning your Holiday get-together, let us help! We have several beautiful imprintable invitations and…

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Save on Holiday Photo Cards!

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The Early Bird gets the worm! Let’s face it … everyone is so busy around the Holidays that inevitably, your family’s holiday card is often a last-minute rush/headache that adds even MORE stress to the fact that you haven’t started your shopping and have a house full of in-laws. Why not do yourself a favor…

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