Want to have a kid-free wedding? Many do. Not everyone knows how to raise well-behaved children, resulting in nightmares that involve small fingers in wedding cakes, crying babies, tantrums, overly-playful preschoolers, various messes…the list goes on. If you really and truly want a wedding free of children, prepare for backlash. While some, namely those who …

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If you’re envisioning a beautiful wedding day full of antique details and old age spirit, then you need to start your guests off on the right foot. With a vintage-styled wedding invitation you’ll have them daydreaming about what you’re entire celebration will transform into. Give them a little taste and check out these 10 favorite …

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From vintage botanical prints for invitations to bloomified table linens and even flower-filled bridal gowns, florals are on-trend for spring and summer wedding decor and fashion. There’s something incredibly chic about featuring florals front and center in your wedding design elements. And don’t think florals can’t be subtle, either. Softer patterns and colors make for …

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Purple is absolutely perfect. But lavender? Even better. We’re head over heels for the light shade of purple that steals the show in wedding-day palettes. Lavender is feminine but not over-the-top girly, so you can accomplish that soft look without turning off your groom. Pair lavender with sage green and mint for decadent hue harmony. …

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From creamy white and blush to bright fuchsia, yellow and orange, ranunculus come in all colors of the rainbow, and are absolutely ravishing for a wedding. Varying in sizes and accompanied by buds and thick green stems, ranunculus have that freshly-picked-from-the-garden organic feel that every trendy bride seeks. With a whimsical round shape and endless layers of petals, …

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Math has new meaning. Modern, cool and on-trend, geometric styles, shapes and patterns are popping up in everything from interior design to fashion, art and now, weddings. From hanging hexagonal flower arrangements to triangle-topped tiers and terrarium centerpieces, geometric-inspired weddings are the coolest — unique, hipster and chic all rolled into one. You can opt …

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The first signs of green are starting to bud as we transition out of winter — and with good ol’ St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner — thus, we are majorly crushing on the earthy hue, and expect it to be a big trend for spring and summer weddings. Modern brides aren’t afraid to brush other colored blooms …

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A Simple To Follow Guide for Addressing Wedding Invitations Perfectly Every Time We’ve talked a lot about how to word wedding invitations in our ultimate wedding invitation guide. It is often one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding, so we decided to create a simple to follow chart that helps you get wedding invitations …

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They say don’t judge a book by its cover; however, you can judge a wedding by its invitations. Your save the dates and invitations are the first glimpses you’ll give your guests of your special day, so details matter. The font, design and layout communicate the formality, feel and theme of your nuptials. For this …

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Crunchy, colorful and crisp like the autumn air, fall leaves give us warm fuzzies on the inside. Sigh. Whether you incorporate them into a bountiful bouquet, outline the aisle you’ll walk down, or simply use them as a backdrop for your wedding-day festivities, we can’t get our fill of using fall leaves in big day decor. Now, …

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With harvest in full swing and bounty at your fingertips, there isn’t a more beautiful time of year to build a wedding bouquet. From rich colors to earthy grass, wheat, moss, succulents and leaves, the options go beyond your average blooms for your bridal bouquet. Perhaps what’s most charming about the 10 inspiring bouquets below is …

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Plump, seasonal and iconic of autumn, we can’t enough of pumpkins, especially when used in fall-time nuptials. From helping you announce your day in a “save the date” to holding place cards, rings and flowers, there are countless ways to incorporate the lovable gourd into your wedding scheme. Not sure how to get started? Check …

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It’s that time of year again. Can’t you hear the diehard fans chanting “foot-ball, foot-ball, foot-ball”? It’s faint but drumming louder as we approach the final countdown to football season. Are you and your fiancé tailgating king and queen, season ticket holders and fantasy league fanatics? If you’re the couple that bleeds your team’s colors, …

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So you’re registered, yay! (Check out this post for the 20 kitchen must-haves on your registry.) Now the gifts will start to roll in, and with all the other wedding to-dos, thank you notes are probably the last thing on your mind. Breath! It’s time to get organized. Receiving gifts for your new life together …

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It’s soothing, earthy, aromatic and the perfect hue of purple. It’s lavender, and we’re seeing it pop up everywhere among brides’ wedding-day schemes and details. A popular trend on the rise decor-wise is the incorporation of herbs into wedding foliage, which makes for a stunning, ethereal mix of textures, colors and yes, even aromas. Whether …

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While we have an ongoing love affair with tulle, we are also completely, head-over-heels in love with lace. Dainty, feminine and demure, lace has an old-world, timeless feel that we can’t get enough of. With endless cuts and styles available, there’s a look for everyone when it comes to lace. Here are ten ways to …

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It’s decadent, rich, glamorous and earthy all at the same time. It’s emerald. And it’s gorgeous. Just when you thought soft pinks and peaches ruled the wedding world, some brave, bold hues come onto the scene. Emerald green pairs with almost anything — navy, gold, silver, baby blue, orange. It can act as the neutral (think …

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Don’t be afraid to be bright on the big day. With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, we’ve got citrus circulating in our minds. Whether lemon, lime, orange or grapefruit, the colors of the citrus rainbow are light and refreshing — a perfect palette for your wedding, provided by nature. We …

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In honor of impending spring and those beautiful golden beams radiating from the sky, we’re spotlighting one of our favorite wedding hues: yellow. Whether it’s a shade of bright Meyer lemon or a buttery pastel, yellow is cheerful and happy — everything your wedding day should be about. Pair it with black, gray (yellow + …

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We are over the moon for Minted’s new 2015 Wedding Collection, a line of whimsical, fairytale-worthy paper goods designed by independent artists from all over the world. When it comes to wedding stationary, Minted is one of our favorites, offering customizable stationary suites (coordinating place cards, menus and more day-of essentials!) to couples at an affordable …

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Let’s face it — the last thing you want to do after your wedding is the daunting task of writing thank-you notes. It’s not that you’re unappreciative … you’re incredibly thankful for all the gifts and well wishes you received. It’s just that after months of wedding planning, doing another wedding-related job seems overwhelming. Fortunately, …

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  Nothing is as on-trend right now in the wedding world as elaborate stationary suites. What was once a simple form of correspondence has transformed into color palettes, ribbons, embossing, envelope liners, monograms, custom typefaces and so on. Stationary is the thread that strings the entire wedding experience together — from the initial save the …

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wedding invitation wording examples

Wedding invites are way more than pretty pieces of paper–they’re chock full of essential information about your Big Day. If stuck for wording ideas, check out the following options to help you out. Keep in mind if the bride’s parents are hosting, it’s customary to leave the bride’s last name off the invitation. If the …

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vintage wedding theme

Having issues with your wedding invitation wording? Check out the following tips and sample invites to make the process waaaaay easier on yourself. Invite Tips Spell out words such as avenue, doctor and junior. If you’re short on space and dealing with long names, use abbreviations, but otherwise spell everything out. Spell out middle names. …

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Pinterest Every couple wants their wedding day to be as unique as their relationship. Brides place a huge importance on getting an individually-designed gown, grooms may spend time choosing a special waistcoat, cummerbund or tie, and a wedding planner may be employed to make sure the design and décor of the event is unlike any …

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We recently wrote an article about how expensive it is to be a bridesmaid.  The cost of being part of perfect wedding can really add up and the bridal shower is a big expense.  So, In order to help you still meet all your responsibilities but not break the bank we have come up with …

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As more brides and grooms opt to stretch the envelope (sometimes literally) to create unique wedding invitation designs, the necessary elements that should be included can be lost. Before your invitations go to print, reference this brief go-to guide to adhere to the fundamentals of traditional wedding invitations. Do… …spell out full names except when …

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KansasCity_Set wedding invitation

  1.  What Cards Are Available In Your Chosen Wedding Invitation Suite As you start planning your wedding you will want to consider which events in your wedding will require stationery.  If you need a wedding dinner menu as well as a wedding program but the invitation suite you are looking at does not offer …

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  We are excited to introduce our newest sponsor Basic Invite. Basic Invite allows customers to perfectly personalize their wedding stationery for every event no matter how big or small.  Basic Invite makes it easy to keep the same look and feel on all of your wedding stationery with matching sets from your save the …

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wedding invitation wording

How to word wedding invitations is often one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding. It doesn’t have to be, however! Your invites are communicating the necessary info to your friends and loved ones, so keep this in mind and read on for a few tips and tricks! The Invitation The invitation must …

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  What better way to set the stage for your wedding than through your invitations? We worked with the experts from Golden Silhouette and FineStationery.com to bring you the top trends in invitations and stationery that will have your guests filled with anticipation for your big day! 1. Metallic Invitations   Bling is in, especially …

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writing wedding rsvp

RSVP. Répondez s’il vous plait. You’ve kindly requested a response to your wedding invitation, but the response cards are being returned slowly. You need to give the caterer a final head count and your mom wants to confirm the seating arrangements.  What should you do? There’s no exact science to a better return rate on …

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writing wedding invites

Adding Your Own Personal Style To Your Wedding Invitations Once you become engaged the excitement and joy immediately takes over, but soon the reality sets in and you are left to plan a wedding from scratch. There are so many details that you must consider from venue options to the type of wedding dress that …

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  Welcome to Team Wedding’s list of the best places to find online wedding invitations. You no longer have to use a local provider to create wedding invites, the internet has helped give you lots of choices for finding awesome wedding invitations. There is something for everybody. Whether you’re looking for cheap wedding invitations online, want to make …

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I’m a girl who adores miniature everything, believes unabashedly that glitter makes all things better, all of the time, and who buys flowers for herself while grocery shopping, just because. So guess which 2014 wedding trends have captured my heart? Mini invitations, sparkling cakes, and oversized flower installations everywhere. Clearly, I can’t get enough of …

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