How to Fold and Cut Your Escort Cards

Ordering your printed day-of stationery in time can be a challenge. You’re dealing with tons of other last-minute details, so getting all the specifics nailed down in time for printing and shipping might be more than you can do. For the crafty couple, printing and making your own escort cards …

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Never Ask Your Wedding Vendor These Questions (Ask These Instead)

Chances are, your wedding is once-in-a-lifetime event. Among other things, that means you probably aren’t an expert at talking to wedding vendors. Dealing with wedding vendors may seem no different from dealing with any other business, but often, your wedding vendor isn’t just a business. They’re an entrepreneur, and quite possibly the only …

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Five Great Free Font Combinations for Invitations

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on April 3, 2014, but it’s been updated with awesome new tips and helpful links! One of the most challenging choices when customizing an invitation? Picking the right fonts. Not only are there thousands out there, but it can be challenging for any …

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Choosing Your Invitation Paper: Textures, Weights, Colors, and More!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on October 30, 2013, but it’s been updated with awesome new tips and helpful links! You’ve spent weeks searching for the perfect invitation design. (Maybe months. Hopefully not years!) After figuring out the look, the fonts, the colors, and what you want your …

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Writing your Wedding Invitation Wording: A Simple Flow Chart

When I started working on my own wedding invitations, I spent hours and days deciding on the colors and the design and the fonts, but left writing the actual wording until the very end. Why? It was the part I was looking least forward to. It seemed more like busy …

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