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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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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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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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After Your Wedding Invitations are Selected…

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There are additional accoutrements that round out your beautiful  personalized wedding paper package!  There’s calligraphy on the wedding invitation envelopes, menus, programs, placecards and thank you notes, personalized napkins and welcome bags to consider. Below are a few samples of recent orders of calligraphy addressing we have completed.  

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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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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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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