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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What Should You Ask An Invitation Designer Before Hiring Them?

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 1, 2016, but it’s been updated with awesome new tips and helpful links! Chances are, you’ve never ordered wedding invitations before. You walk into that stationery shop or pick up the phone to call… and it hits you. “What do I …

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The Complete Wedding Stationery Timeline and Checklist

Wondering when you should be mailing your wedding invitations or ordering your ceremony programs? Never fear! Here’s my comprehensive wedding stationery timeline, so you’ll never be late with your paper products.   Even better, check the download link at the bottom of this post for a printable copy of the …

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Escort Cards Versus Place Cards and Other Seating Items

You’re done with the big stuff. Venue, done. Photographer, done. Catering, done. Now it’s on to the nitty-gritty details of your wedding day, including all the little bits of paper you’ll need for your reception seating. So what *do* you need, exactly? What’s the difference between escort cards versus place …

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How to Order Wedding Stationery

I originally wrote my How to Order Wedding Stationery guide as a guest post for the Event Plan-It blog on October 12, 2015. Event Plan-It is run by Lisa Paladin, a fun and fantastic wedding planner in the Cleveland, Ohio, area. Be sure to check her out! If you’re just starting …

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Why I Won’t Tell You It’s the “Happiest Day of Your Life”: The WIC Part 3

I rant a lot. Want more? Check out my posts about the Wedding Industrial Complex. If you’re shopping for wedding vendors, there’s a 138% chance that at least one has told you that your wedding will be the happiest day of your life. Or worse: that it will only be the …

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