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Wedding Stationery - There Are More Choices Than You Think.

Posted by Diane Maeder on

When you think of wedding stationery, you probably think of the wedding suite: invitation, reception card and response card.

But there are so many things that happen before you send your wedding invitations that you need to let people know about and invite them to. Lucky for you, there’s adorable, fashionable stationery designed for each and every one of those pre-wedding events: Engagement, Save the Date, Bridal Shower, Bachelorette Party and Rehearsal Dinner!

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Does Paper Stock Really Matter?

Posted by Diane Maeder on

I went on Yelp and found Promises West and I'll definitely recommend and refer Diane to ANYONE. For people who want to see their invitations IN HAND before sending them out and knowing exactly what you're going to get, I loved that I could actually meet the person doing my invites and ask as many questions I wanted! She has a ton of books with all sorts of invitation styles to choose from as well. It was just so easy working with her and if you tell her your budget, she will suggest things to help you stay within your budget.

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Electronic vs. Formal Invitations

Posted by Diane Maeder on

Electronic invitations are good for less formal occasions such as a bachelorette party, birthday party, maybe even less formal bridal showers.  However, there is always a place for paper invitations for milestone and formal occasions, such as weddings, and events for which invitations may serve as keepsakes, such as Sweet Sixteen, Graduation, Bar and Bat Mitzvah.

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How and Why to Hire a Wedding Planner

Posted by Diane Maeder on

You’ve said, “Yes” to probably the most important question in your life or at least up to this point. Whether you have been dreaming of this special occasion your whole life or just in the past few months it is now time to decide if you want to do all your own planning (DIY) or to hire someone. A wedding planner can help you with all the different stages from start to finish or can assist you with certain parts, like the day of. Wedding planners come with a price tag but in the end they will take all the...

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