Tranquil Beach Save the Dates with Real Salt Water Taffy | Real Wedding

https://youtu.be/EBXv2xF3btw This save the date box really shows off the out-of-the-box creativity that custom stationery has to offer. It’s exciting and fun, and does exactly what a save the date should do… it gets your guests excited for your wedding! The Concept Colleen approached me with the idea for a …

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Why You Need a Custom Map for Your Wedding

In researching your wedding invitations, you’ve seen all those gorgeous custom maps on Pinterest and wedding blogs. But do you really need a custom map? I mean, doesn’t everyone have a GPS? Well, probably, but there’s still lots of reasons you might want to include a wedding map in your invitations, …

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Painting the Gemstones Invitation Suite

Painted Wedding Invitation Process I create wedding invitations that feature original paintings. But that’s kind of abstract and hard to grasp. Plus, as an artist, I’m a really visual learner. I recently started video taping myself whenever I paint, so you can see just how my painted wedding invitation process goes. …

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10 Wedding Invitation Mistakes That Cost You Money

Everyone makes mistakes, but sometimes they end up costing you. When it comes to wedding invitation mistakes, that cost can impact your budget in a big way. Here are the 10 wedding invitation mistakes I see most often, how much it’ll cost you, and how to avoid them. 10. Being …

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A Hand-Painted Rustic Wood and Floral Bridal Shower Invite

Watercolor and rustic are fantastic bedfellows. The texture of watercolor painting really lets you bring a natural look and feel to anything. In this case, the request was for a bridal shower invitation. The couple were getting married in a family barn, with rustic touches including the omnipresent mason jar. I …

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Digital Addressing & Calligraphy: What is it?

One of the great add-on services that CharmCat offers for invitations is Digital Addressing. But I find a lot of clients aren’t clear on what digital addressing is. Digital Addressing (also called digital calligraphy) is the simple process of taking a digital list of your guests’ names and addresses and …

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