Your Perfect Wedding Gown

Once you slip into your wedding gown, the magic truly begins, so savor the time you spend trying on one stunning gown after another until you find theone.  We’ve compiled some helpful hints to help make finding your gown as exciting and momentous as you’ve dreamed. Start your gown search after you, your fiancé and your families have agreed on the style of your wedding. Carry photographs of dresses you like, but remember that the time of day of the [...]

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Fresh Ideas On Wedding Flowers

Never underestimate the beauty and charm of carefully chosen flowers. Even a single rose added to a place setting can guarantee a bit of magic and romance. Here are some tips for adding nature’s touch to your special day:Make your bouquet the “something blue” with a nosegay of sweet forget-me-nots.Explore  locally grown flowers by visiting nearby gardens and nurseries.Don’t overlook herbs as beautiful partners with your favorite cut flowers.Have your attendants carry wreaths of flowers instead of traditional bouquets.Savor the simplicity [...]

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Wedding Tips – The Formality of the Event

Many elements contribute to the style of your wedding, including the expected size of your guests list, where you plan to marry and your personality as a couple. You’ll know from the start if the two of you favor the elegance and tradition of a church wedding with a reception in a grand ballroom, or a more casual setting such as a garden, an art museum or by the sea. The time of day you marry will also affect [...]

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Wedding Invitations – Instructions for assembling & Addressing

Assembling Your Invitation The wedding stationery is assembled in order of size, starting with the invitation. Remember that enclosure cards are stacked on top of the invitation, never inside if you have a folder-style invitation. Here’s  how to  assemble your components … Place the reception card on top of the invitation. Next, place the envelope for the reply card face down on the reception card. The reply card is slipped beneath the flap of the reply envelope. If you have any other enclosures, add them [...]

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Wedding Invitations – Each component explained

Your wedding stationery suite or ensemble consists of many options, depending on your needs. Most invitation designs have complementary components, which will give everything a coordinated look. We hope our listing of stationery components will help simply your wedding invitation purchase. The Save-the-Date card gives advance notice of your wedding date. This is especially helpful to guests, if you are getting married on a holiday weekend or having a destination wedding. The Invitation informs your guests of the date, time, location and hosts [...]

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Wedding Invitations – Top 10 Tips

Nothing is a more regal proclamation of your love than an elegant invitation. It’s also the first glimpse guests will have of the style of celebration you’ve planned. Keep these tips in mind as you choose every element of your wedding stationery. 1.  Spell out words such as Doctor, Junior and Avenue. 2.  Spell out middle names 3.  Spell out the date, as in “fifth of July” rather than “July 5”. Use “half after six” rather than “6:30”. 4.  Use the joining word [...]

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Wedding Invitations – How to choose a font

With paper chosen, you’ll want to add the perfect font, or type style, to your invitation. It’s easy to be confused by the many font choices available, but a good rule to follow is to choose lettering that complements the formality of your celebration. Also note that a smaller sized invitation looks best with a more delicate font and that a simple font is easiest for guests to read. Some couples choose two fonts: one for their names (printed slightly [...]

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