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Thanksgiving Tips for Being the Best Guest Ever

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The whole object of getting together on Thanksgiving Day is to feel happy you are all gathered together.  As a guest you may not have the pressure of basting the turkey or stressing about the perfection of your family recipe for pumpkin pie, passed down for generations.  But, you still have a job to do,…

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The Subliminal Message of a Wedding Invitation

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First Comes the Invitation The wedding invitation is designed to tell a lot of information about the event.  A classic and traditional invitation indicates a more formal wedding.  If the invitation has casual fonts and multi-colored inks, the ceremony will be more casual.  For those of us who go by old-school verbiage, an invitation features…

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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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30% off Wedding Invitations Online!

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While we always love to meet our brides and consult on designing their perfect wedding invitation package, we understand that a lot of women today simply don’t have the time or the budget for designers we typically represent in the store. Our online store is the perfect solution for the modern bride on a budget.…

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Response Sets for Wedding Invitations

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While we are in full holiday mode here, we are still working on wedding invitations for next year.  Clients often ask us if it’s really necessary to include a response card (versus collecting responses via email.)  Here are our thoughts: First and foremost, we are traditionalists.  When it comes to formal wedding invitations, we are never…

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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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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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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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Time to Get in the Christmas Spirit!

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  It’s almost that time of year, and never too early to order your holiday cheer! At Maureen Hall Stationery and Invitations, we love to work with your beautiful family photos and help you choose the perfect card and message for your special personalized expression on paper! Shop 2 Ways: Come see us at our…

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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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Never Underestimate the value of Accessories!

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What a wonderful wedding season it has been this year! I honestly cannot remember a Spring and Summer that has been this active with weddings near and far! I certainly do not know the answer to this sudden upsurge – could it be a return to romance and old-fashioned values? Couldn’t tell you for sure,…

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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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The Importance of Custom Wedding Invitations

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I just came across an interesting article trending on Twitter this week. Lauren Grove is the Editor and Owner of a blog entitled: “Every Last Detail, Insight for Brides”. A self-proclaimed clueless bride-turned-wedding planner, Lauren uses her experiences and knowledge to educate and inspire brides all over the world. In her article, 10 Things I…

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The Resurgence of the Handwritten Note

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If you want to make a lasting impression with your words and thoughts, a handwritten note on quality paper is the way to go! How could a series of abbreviated phrases or cryptic acronyms found in texts and email possibly connote an emotional message? To convey personal thoughts, there is no better way than to…

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It’s a Small World!

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What a fun afternoon! It just so happens, our new associate, Betsy Brkich, had a great surprise when in walked Willie Anderson with his fiancee. Willie was Betsy’s son’s coach from AAU Basketball. We had a great time catching up and reminiscing about the old days. We wish Coach Willie and SJ all the best…

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Traditional Wedding Invitations

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Today’s Inspiration:  Traditional Wedding Invitations. Even within the realm of the “traditional” category, there is still lots of room to play around and design a unique invitation to fit your event and personality. Jewel tones are always a popular choice when leaning towards the more traditional side of the spectrum, and of course a solid…

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