Invitations

Tips to Cutting Your Guest List

With many brides opting to have fewer guests at their wedding, the question often arises as to how to cut your wedding guest list without stirring up any tension.  You and your future spouse probably know a lot more people combined than you realize.  So – here are a few tips on how to cut…

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Printing & Stationery Checklist

  It’s always a smart idea to put together a list of all the paper elements you’ll need as this will help you stay on budget and having this list will keep you organized.  We have put together a list of the various paper elements you might need for your special day.  You may not…

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All About Save-The-Date Announcements

  If the question was popped and now the wedding day is finally locked, let everyone know with save the date cards or magnets.   What’s really great about save-the-dates is that they aren’t you formal wedding invitation, so you can choose to add some whimsy or humor.  There are many local companies that can create them for you…

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4 Tips to Tackle Thank You Notes with EASE!

Dread writing those “THANK YOU” Notes? Yes, I said EASE!  It’s one of those tasks that seems endless and like most couples, newlyweds struggle at finding just the right mix of graciousness mixed with personal thankfulness.  And then there is the task of finding enough time, as well, to write them. So – keep this…

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R.S.V.P. (Respondez s’il vous plait)

For those who studied French we all know the meaning of R.S.V.P.  But more importantly then knowing what R.S.V.P. means (respond please) is understanding the importance of the R.S.V.P. as a part of the wedding planning process.   With your invitations you should always include an R.S.V.P.  Wedding etiquette generally includes a return card that should…

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Creating the Guest List

Brides tell me that one of the most challenging parts of a wedding is the guest list.  From experience, I suggest strongly that before you announce your wedding to everyone, you and your groom develop some simple guidelines about inviting guests – or be prepared to suffer the consequences.  For instance, your excitement of the moment…

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What are the proper social conventions when addressing invitations?

Today’s different social lifestyles can add lots of complication. Are you confused about how to properly address your invitations? Use these social conventions when addressing your wedding invitations:       Divorcee: Ms. Jane Doe When addressing a woman who has been divorced, it is customary to honor whatever name she goes by, using the…

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