Wedding Invitation Trend: Including Mother Nature

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Elizabeth Baggett of The Green Kangaroo If you’re eager to create one-of-a-kind, unique wedding invitations, why not consider taking inspiration from nature? One of our favorite current trends is the incorporation of natural elements into the wedding stationery suite for a modern, yet subtle nod to eco-consciousness. Personalize this trend with a botanical motif - a particular leaf, flower, or landscape - that holds a special meaning for you and your...

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Small Wedding Idea: Illustrated Seating Charts

by Azure

There are many reasons for having a small wedding ranging from cost to reduced stressed to an increased feeling of intimacy and meaning from keeping things small. But, here's a new one: Having a small wedding let's you take advantage of this fabulous idea: An illustrated seating chart. Artist Katie Fischer Cohen creeates these charts that do double duty, serving as a way for your guests to find their table, and later as a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork for your home. Why are these...

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Whimsical Wedding Invitation Suite

by Azure

When Sara of Save the Date Co. (one of our great OneWed wedding pros) sent me pictures of this whimsical wedding invitation I was struck by the unusual color scheme. I felt like I instantly knew this bride and groom, and was more than a little disappointed that I hadn't been invited to what looked like a great wedding! Sara explains the story behind the invites: The bride and groom wanted their reception to be fun and different, so they chose a vintage inspired carnival theme for...

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Wedding Invitation Suite: Peacock Glory

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Jessica Goldschmidt of DOSSIE-A Nicole and Joe’s vision of their wedding included the peacock, its feather and the feather’s jewel tones. Since she was using the feather throughout the decor of her event, she wanted the actual feather somehow incorporated into the invitation suite as well. She wanted the invitations to have an antique feel to them. Upon doing some research, I came across a collage of theater playbills from the 1800's. One in particular,...

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How Wedding Invitations Can Tell a Story

by Azure

Giving your wedding a unified feel starts long before the march down the aisle, it starts with your wedding stationary. Save the dates and invitations can help you set the tone, letting your guests get a little sneak peak into what the day will be like. Melinda Morris of Lion in the Sun in Brooklyn walks us through how wedding stationary can set the feel for your wedding, by showing us her work from one wedding a year ago. Think of it as a Featured Wedding, only with...

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Stunning, On Trend Wedding Invitations from Jean M!

by Azure

How many of you lovely brides-to-be have checked out the wedding invitations from Jean M? If you haven't, head on over to the Jean M site! They have a fantastic selection, with lots of On Trend styles to choose from! Pocket style wedding invitations are expected to be all the rage in 2010. If you want something extra special, chic & elegant, pocket style is the way to go! Jean M has some beautiful choices, like the Bridget Pocket Invitations above. I love the sleek design and...

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Wedding Invitation Trend: Say it with Color!

by Azure

Dear Brides, You are cordially invited to have stylish and fashionable invitations for your wedding! Invitation designer Rachel Clemnti of Invitation Chef filled us in on the top trend that she’s been seeing and it’s COLOR! Rachel says, "Brides no longer come to me wanting traditional white invitations. By the time they approach me, most have their wedding colors in mind for their bridesmaid dresses, flowers, etc. and they want to carry these colors throughout their...

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Send Out Cards offers personalized cards and announcements

by Azure

Have you ever found yourself spending waaaay too much time in a card or stationery store? You were just going to duck in for a few minutes, but then everything seems to be almost what you're looking for... but only almost. You love the image, but there's a dumb limerick inside that you can't stand. Or you love the sentiment (or the blankness), but the color scheme isn't quite right. Or everything seems perfectly fine, but it just isn't you. Give your poor brain a rest and check...

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Wedding Invitations with a Personal Touch

by Azure

Remember a few weeks ago I told you about this great tea store near me that makes personalized labels for your tea as party favors? Well, they led me to a great nearby stationary store that does amazing invitations. This is one reason I love going to small local businesses, they’re really into helping you and each other out! One of the things I love about Silhouette Blue is how straightforward their custom ordering guide is. It walks you through the design process and explains how...

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Exclusive to OneWed from Paper Chez: A $1200 Value!

by Azure

For the month of May, Paper Chez is offering our OneWed Savvy Scoop readers FREE custom wedding invitation designs with the purchase of a set of letterpress wedding invitations! If you are wondering what Paper Chez is all about… “At Paper Chez, we believe that the perfect wedding invitation should create a stunning first impression of your special day. Our high-style invitations are crafted with great attention to detail using only the finest paper made from 100% cotton for a...

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