Sustainability & the Environment

CharmCat is all about the love of paper products, but that doesn’t mean I don’t also love the environment. Every day, I strive to product beautiful paper products in sustainable ways. Paper Every CharmCat product is printed on FSC Certified papers. Manufacturers have to meet rigorous sustainability criteria in order …

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Live Oak Custom Watercolor Wedding Invitations Featuring a Pet Portrait | Real Wedding

Pets + Watercolor = Magic! I love when clients want to incorporate something personal and meaningful, and who better to include in their invitation design than furry family members. The Concept When Brittni reached out, she had already seen some of my other work with painting pets. “The personal touches …

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Vibrant Floral Custom Wedding Invitation… with Squirrels! | Real Wedding

This custom suite definitely falls in my top ten of all time! With vibrant colors, dahlias and roses, and a sweet squirrel added in, this design had a great balance of class and whimsy. The Concept When Katie reached out to me, she described the design she wanted, she said, …

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Custom Venue Suite Featuring Wadsworth Mansion | Real Wedding

When your venue is as stunning as Wadsworth Mansion, of course you’re going to show it off! I loved working on this suite that incorporated classic elements with personal touches. The Concept Shannon and Tory found me through their planner, Creative Concepts by Lisa, in Connecticut. (We worked together on …

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How Buying Wedding Invitations Is Like Buying a Car

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 16, 2016, but it’s been updated with awesome new tips and helpful links! Your wedding invitations are like your car. Bear with me here. I planned to write about why wedding invitations are important, and while I was lost in musing …

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Types of Wedding Invitation Printing

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on September 4, 2015, but it’s been updated with awesome new tips and helpful links! When you’re designing your wedding invitations, it’s important to remember that the type of ink and printing style you use can be an effective part of the artistry …

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