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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Whimsical Wedding Invitation Suite

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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

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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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Ask the Experts: Invitation Wording for a Marriage Blessing

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Ask the Experts is your chance to get wedding advice from a panel of wedding professionals. This week a mother of the bride asked: My daughter was recently married by a Justice of the Peace and is planning on having her marriage blessed. We would like to invite guests to this event and also to a reception. We cannot seem to find the proper invitation wording, can you help? Our experts had several great invitation wordings for this mother of the bride. Helpful Links Ask the...

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Green Wedding Idea: Plant Your Wedding Invitation!

by Azure

Happy Monday! Here’s a sweet new trend for wedding invitations, place cards and party favors, plantable paper. These adorable papers have flower seeds in them and can be planted indoors or out. I love these colorful daisies that can be used as place cards or favors (available from OneWed's online store). But, I also like the sweet rustic look of these invitations from The Chocolate Lily. Have you ever gotten a plantable invitation, place card or party favor? Did you actually...

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A Video Wedding Invitation

by Azure

Once you check out this wedding invitation you may never look at wedding invitations (or stop motion animation) the same way again.

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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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Unique Thank You Notes and other Wedding Stationary

by Azure

When screenwriter Sean Abley and his husband were getting married they wanted to find unique items that expressed their personalities. Sean has a love of many things retro, especially B Movies, and 1950s and 1960s music. The couple is also passionately devoted to recycling and reusing. So, Sean came up with the idea of creating his own Thank You notes out of reclaimed books and album covers. Sean now sells these cards (and some funky shirts) on the Etsy site, Jenneration Fix. Each...

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Ask the Wedding Maven: Wedding Gift Registries, How to Spread the Word

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In this week's column, the Wedding Maven performs a daring feat when she helps two brides, each with a different question about her wedding registry, with ONE column! Sound exciting? Read on! Do you have a question about wedding etiquette, traditions, or relationships? Write the Wedding Maven at weddingmaven@onewed.com

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