Stationery


Wedding Invitation Etiquette: How to Address Your Wedding Guests

by Azure

Wondering how to properly address your wedding invitations? Follow the guide below and you'll be golden! Even wedding etiquette guru Emily Post will give you two thumbs up for addressing your guests in the proper fashion. Wedding Guest Types and Proper Salutations 1. Married Couple: Mr. and Mrs. John Doe 2. Married Couple with kids (under 18) living at home: Mr. and Mrs. John Doe and family 3. Married Couple, wife kept maiden name: Ms. Jane Becker and Mr. John Doe 4. Married...

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Brides, Have You Met the New Wedzu?

by Azure

About Bride Chic Imagine finding a online marketplace exclusively for weddings. And imagine that marketplace is a little bit like Etsy with some of Anthropologie's shabby-chic thrown in there. Wedzu.com has created a site just for brides featuring the biggest rising star indie designers out there who are changing the direction of the bridal industry. What Etsy has started Wedzu may very well be fine-tuning when it comes to wedding chic. If it's handmade by an indie designer,...

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Stunning Sustainable Letterpress Wedding Invitations

by Azure

Luxe. Check. Chic and stylish. Check. Earth-Friendly. Check! These sustainable wedding invitations by Smock Paper are too gorgeous for words! First off, you can get the luxury of letterpress while being kind to the environment. Smock is the first U.S. stationery shop to offer printing on luxurious bamboo cardstock, and we love bamboo because it's a sustainable and renewable resource. And it makes some pretty delicious wedding paper, too! Smock's eco-chic wedding invitation...

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5 Unique, Chic Wedding Save-the-Dates

by Azure

Have you ever received a totally unique save-the-date in the mail? A save-the-date that makes you pick up the phone and call your sister/fiancé/best friend/planner, and say, "OMG you will not believe the save-the-date for Johnny and Jill's wedding!" If you've received a pre-wedding invitation that made you swoon, you understand what a big statement your little save-the-date can make. Check out these 5 unique, chic, adorable save the dates and share your ideas in the comment section...

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Wedding Reception Stationery: Escort Cards that Make a Statement

by Azure

Your save-the-dates and wedding invitations will set the stage for your fabulous affair. But once the big day has arrived and your wedding guests have witnessed the ceremony I Dos, you'll want to carry the cohesive wedding vibe over to your wedding reception. Oftentimes, the tiniest wedding decor details will make the biggest statement. The escort card table will be one of the first stops for wedding guests as they enter your wedding reception venue. So it's important to choose...

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Winter Wedding Update- Bridal Style, Stationery, and Reception Cocktails

by Azure

Yesterday, Billy Folchetti of Luxe Life Events took us through how to design a winter wonderla nd wedding. Today, Melissa of Simply Perfect by Melissa follows up with tips on bridal style, wedding stationery, and reception cocktails for your winter wedding! -Winter Wedding Bridal Style- Wedding Dress Silhouette- the full ballgownwedding dress is perfect for a winter wedding. Fabric- chose a dress in a heavier material, like Satin or Dupioni. Stay Warm With- a sleeved wedding dress, a...

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Top 5 Ways to Create Beautiful, Budget-Friendly Wedding Invitations

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Susan Alexander-Shapiro fromBravoBride.com I love receiving wedding invitations in the mail; they usually set the tone and theme for a wedding. However, when I got married I quickly realized that these beautiful invitations can be quite expensive and put a dent in your wedding budget that you hadn't anticipated. Luckily, there are a number of ways you can still have fabulous wedding invitations without breaking the bank. We’ve come up with a short list to help...

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Go Green with Paperless Wedding Invitations

by Azure

Our fabulous contributors, Bride Buzz, kicked the week off with a very interesting, eco-chic post. We loved it so much we couldn't wait to share it with our Savvy Scoop readers! With the green weddings trend hitting full stride, a wedding-specific paperless invitation site was sure to hit the web... And it has! Greenvelope is here, and it's all the talk of the Bride Buzz office. Specializing in wedding stationery, this slick site makes designing & sending your wedding...

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Wedding Planning Top Tips- 5 Ideas to Personalize Your Wedding!

by Azure

Special to OneWed from PrintMyRibbon&PrintMyThing Don’t Settle for Cookie Cutter... Your Wedding is All About You! Tradition isn’t a bad thing, but when it comes to your wedding, you want to be sure that your special day is a perfect reflection of you and your fiancé! You can incorporate those traditional wedding elements while adding personal touches that illustrate to wedding guests the bliss that married life will bring! Here are the top 5 areas where you can infuse fun,...

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Savvy Steals Giveaway Winner: 50 Eco-Chic Save-the-Dates

by Azure

We've selected the lucky ducky winner of this week's Savvy Steal prize- 50 gorgeous birch wood save-the-dates from Night Owl Paper Goods! And the winner is... Shawna W! Congrats, Shawna! We know you had your eye on the flowering dogwood design, so you'll be well on your way with 50 free save-the-dates! Don't forget to email SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your prize!

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Chance to Win 50 Eco-Chic Save-the-Dates This Week Only!

by Azure

Don't forget, lovely brides-to-be! One lucky winner will score 50 gorgeous save-the-dates (made from birch wood!) in the design of her choice. Check out how you can enter to win here! And many thanks to our fabulous Savvy Steals sponsor, Night Owl Paper Goods!

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Exclusive Custom Wedding Invitations by PostScript Brooklyn

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bride Buzz At Bride Buzz, we’re obsessed with bringing our readers the best of the best when it comes to all things bridal. Our ultimate, OMG moments are usually over paper products. And what do we love more than our favorite talented wedding invitation vendors? Talented vendors who make it easy to get their wares! When we heard that PostScript Brooklyn (founded by the owners of Brooklyn’s iconic Lion in the Sun paperie) launched an online wedding invitation...

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Win 50 Chic, Unique Wood Save-the-Dates with this Week’s Savvy Steal!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Night Owl Paper Goods creates handmade letterpress stationery and eco-chic wooden goodies in a "modern yet folksy" style. This fab stationery company offers 1,000 unique and whimsical cards, gifts and goodies, all of which are available via their online stationery shop, and in over 700 retail stores world-wide! But with this week's Savvy Steal, one lucky bride will score 50 FREE wooden save-the-dates from Night Owl! Whether you’re...

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2011 Trends for Wedding Invitations and Stationery: Cool Hues, Vintage Fonts

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Melinda Morris of PostScript Brooklyn PostScript Brooklyn designs gorgeous wedding invitations for urban and sophisticated nearlyweds, and we are thrilled to get the inside scoop on wedding invitation trends for 2011 straight from the expert! Hot Colors for 2011: Grey will still be a popular hue for 2011. And we expect couples to pair black or grey with a vibrant pop of color, like pink or red. Navy blue, moss green and turquoise are also on-trend colors for...

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Latest In Eco-Friendly Dresses, Rings, and Stationery from Recycled Bride!

by Azure

About Recycled Bride New York City's October 2010 bridal fashion week featured an exciting new Green Pavilion, hosted by The Green Bride Guide. The pavilion featured eco-friendlywedding dress designers, stationery companies, jewelers and more. They showed off their green products and services to an audience of prestigious wedding industry tastemakers, reporters, and bloggers. It was an exciting landmark event for the eco-wedding movement, and Recycled Bride was proud to be featured as...

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Savvy Steals Winner: 25 Letterpress Wedding Invitations from Invitations4Less!

by Azure

The lucky winner of this week's Savvy Steal- 25 luxe letterpress wedding invitations from Invitations4Less- is... Sarah O.! Congratulations, Sarah! We know you'll choose the perfect invitations for your special day! Please contact SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your prize! Have a wonderful weekend, all! Don't forget to enter our Gems Among Us contest, which ends Oct. 25th! *Disclosure: This fabulous prize is being generously donated by Invitations4Less.com, who's been selling...

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A Unique Save-the-Date Video Invitation for an Austin, Texas Wedding

by Azure

Check out this adorable video Save-the-Date wedding invitation! Quirky, fun, and totally DIY. And since there's no postage required or invitation paper used, it's eco-friendly, too! What do you think of this video save-the-date? Have you and your fiancée considered this option? Let us know in the comment section below!

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Win 25 Stunning Letterpress Wedding Invitations!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Every couple wants to send gorgeous wedding invitations, invitations that will set the tone for their most special day. But quality wedding invitations are expensive, especially if you have a large guest list. This week's Savvy Steal will ensure that one lucky couple can pick out the wedding invitations of their dreams without breaking the bank. Invitations4Less is offering 25 ultraluxurious letterpress wedding invitations, and you'll...

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Top Tips for Writing Thank You Notes

by Azure

We all love wedding gifts, but most of us aren't so crazy about writing thank you notes! It's not that we aren't grateful, it's just that, well it takes so long. Most of us are also just a little out of practice when it comes to putting pen to paper. Check out our advice section for some top tips and suggested wording for your trickiest thank you note needs. Do you have additional tips? Helpful Links Top Tips for Writing Thank You Notes Buy Thank You Notes

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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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A Real Eco-Chic Wedding From RecycledBride

by Azure

About Recycled Bride - Sophisticated green wedding style from a Brooklyn couple - When some people think of a "green wedding", it conjures up visions of granola and hemp. But that's SO yesterday! Welcome to the next generation of eco-conscious weddings- stylish, sophisticated, and chic as can be. When Jason Wachob of MindBodyGreen.com married his wife Colleen, their green wedding was all about local and sustainable choices that were budget-friendly and environmentally-friendly. And...

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