Stationery


Question of the Week: Would You Outsource Your Wedding Thank You Notes?

by Azure

A few weeks ago we got a press release announcing a new company that would write your thank you notes for you. So, naturally, I wonder ... would you do it? If you thought that you could completely get away with it (i.e. no one would ever know that you hadn't handwritten the notes yourself) would you pay someone else to write your thank you notes? What other "personal" wedding tasks do you wish you could outsource? Would you pay someone to chase down your RSVPs for you? What about...

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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

by Azure

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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Recycled Bride: Eco-Friendly Wedding Paper And Stationery

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Programs, menus, and wedding invitations that are sustainable and spectacular! Thousands of acres of forest are destroyed every year to make paper products, and the papermaking process pollutes the environment. So what's an eco-bride to do when it comes to wedding invitations, progams, menus, and other paper and stationery needs? While I love the idea of nixing paper altogether and using evites, an emailed invite may not formal enough for most weddings, and some...

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The Perfect Wedding Invitations And Stationery For Spring/Summer Wedding Trends!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Sabrina of Hello!Lucky We're always creating new wedding invitation designs and keeping our eye on the latest trends, and this year has been no exception! Below are some of our top picks when it comes to on trend invitation designs for Spring and Summer 2010... Vintage Chic. When it comes to weddings, romance never goes out of style. However, finding the right balance of romance and elegance can be a challenge. Lately we've found a lot of brides gravitating...

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J’adore Molly And Jason’s Wedding Stationer: Tiny Pine Press

by Azure

During my hunt for the inside scoop on Jason Mesnick's televised wedding, I learned some interesting things. First off, Molly's Monique Lhuillierwedding dress cost a small fortune. I LOVED her dress, but the price tag (quite frankly) terrified me... the dress cost a whopping $45,000!!! Isn't that more than most people's entire wedding budget!? But, moving right along... I also discovered who did Molly and Jason's wedding stationery. It was an LA-based design studio called Tiny...

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Engaged Couple Make Guests Work For Their Wedding Invitation: Geek-Fabulous!

by Azure

Non-gamers beware! You saw in our Top Wedding Trends for 2010 that we are well aware of the move towards techy wedding planning and nuptials- #10 on our list was iDo. But, Darina and Niko (an engaged German couple) have taken this trend to a whole new level... together, they created an 8-bit video game for their wedding invitations! And if their guests don't have the skill to make it through all the levels, they'll be left in the dark on the wedding details- players must make it to...

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Unique Wedding Idea: Lovely Save-The-Date Handkerchiefs

by Azure

After drooling over beautiful brooch bouquets the past few days, I'm on a bit of a "think outside of the box" kick. So here's another unique idea- Save The Date Handkerchiefs! I am loving this idea- especially for a vintage-chic wedding (*see #5 on our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010)! Just like the brooch bouquets, these save-the-dates will last forever and always remind you of your beautiful wedding day. If you are on the fence about whether or not to give your guests wedding...

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Epic Save the Date Video vs. Traditional Save the Date

by Azure

Happy Monday! If you're engaged, someone has probably already sent you this "Epic Save the Date" video. If not, you really have to watch it now! What do you think? Have video Save the Dates replaced magnets, beach balls and post cards once and for all? Or in a world of epic movie trailer Save the Dates is there still room for the less flashy ones? Helpful Links Save the Dates for Those Not in Film School Save the Dates and Other Stationary Ideas More Fun Videos for Your Monday...

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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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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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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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Savvy Steals Winner- 50 Fab Save-the-Dates from Elegant Brides!

by Azure

Sorry for the delay, ladies! There were some technical difficulties late Friday, so I had to hold off on announcing the lucky ducky Savvy Steals winner! Our winner of 50 Save-the-Dates from Elegant Brides is... Rebecca M! I can't wait to see which adorable save-the-date design Rebecca selects! *Disclosure: save-the-dates donated by Elegant Brides

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- 50 Free Save-the-Dates!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway While the holiday season is a wonderful time of year, with it comes a lot of additional expenses... there are presents to be purchased, holiday cards to send out, and parties to plan (which we all know costs significant time and money). Because of this, lots of couples have to tighten their purse strings, especially if they are planning their wedding! So, to help our nearlyweds save a little cash, OneWed sponsor Elegant Brides Discount...

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Off the Chart Wedding Giveaway: Thank You!

by Azure

Happy Monday! This is the season to be thankful and what better way to show your gratitude than with a handwritten note. One of the fabulous Off-the-Charts Wedding Giveaway sponsors that we’re thankful for is the letterpress printer and design studio Hello!Lucky. They want to help you be thankful so they’re giving away 100 Thank-you notes as part of the giveaway. To enter the OneWed Off-the-Chart Wedding Giveaway, simply create your own Wedding Pre-Party, our new wedding...

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Recycled Bride: The Inside Scoop on Eco-Friendly Invites

by Azure

About Recycled Bride The next generation of Earth-friendly wedding invitations can be delivered to your guests' mailboxes or their inboxes. Green brides can choose between zero-waste electronic invites, or paper inviations made by eco-chic stationers out of recycled and sustainable materials. Read on to discover elegant and affordable options, and a few of my very favorite sources for the latest and greatest in green invitations. The Wedding E-vite Has Arrived If you've never seen...

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Bubbly Bride: Show your guests THANKS this year!

by Azure

About Bubbly Bride Plan ahead. What would surprise your guests more than receiving a thank you card a month later with a photo of you in your beautiful wedding dress and your husband in his tux holding thank you signs. In the midst of your busy day of primping and preparing, you took the time to take a picture thanking them. It shows that you put time and thought into it and truly appreciated them joining you on your big day. Not only is it thoughtful, but you are taking...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: We Have Our Winner!

by Azure

The lucky winner of 50 beautiful Thank You Notes from Three Graces Design is... Theresa S! What a lucky lady! These thank yous are simply stunning, and a total must-have with all the pre-wedding and wedding gifts you are about to receive! Have a fabulous weekend, all! And don't forget to send us your best Dessy/Pantone Style Boards! We've already received some beauties, but you have until Sunday, Nov. 29th to get your Dessy inspiration boards in! *Disclosure: prize sponsors...

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway- 50 Gorgeous Thank You Notes to Match Your Wedding Stationery!

by Azure

This week's fab Savvy Steal is from one of our very own Chicago-based wedding stationers- Three Graces Design! Three Graces custom designs and hand-produces exquisite wedding invitations and coordinating stationery. In order to spread the love and share their beautiful work with brides outside of Chicago (and brides on any budget), they've created a "semi-custom" stationery line, available exclusively on Etsy.com. This hand-made line is affordable for most, and still offers...

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Ask the Experts: Wedding Programs

by Azure

Our As the Experts column lets you tap into a panel of wedding experts to get your individual questions answered. If you have a question for our experts send it to asktheexperts@onewed.com This week the experts tackle this question: Dear Ask the Experts My fiancé and I are trying to decide whether or not to have wedding programs. Are wedding programs important? Are they necessary? What are some good ideas for making them personal, but not over-spending on them? Read what our...

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Wedding Invitations and Stationery For All Types Of Weddings!

by Azure

No matter what type of wedding you are planning or what color palette you are envisioning, kenzieKate Invitations s hould have something that'll tickle your fancy. I stumbled upon this fab wedding stationery company, and couldn't wait to feature some of my favorite designs on the blog. I have lots of favorites, so here goes! I'm a big fan of pairing grey with a bright, vibrant color- like yellow, pink, or orange. The Metropolis and Notting Hill designs above are great examples of this...

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Wishpot: How to Save the Date

by Azure

This month Wishpot brings you creative ways to let your guests know to save the date. Your wedding date is a momentous occasion and when you let others know to book that date on their calendars do it in style. Have your wedding date printed or embroidered on something your guests will carry with them. Such as dainty hankies (1) like the ones found on Pretty Chicky’s Wishpot list. Or print your date on mint tins (8) like the ones from Beaucoup Favors. Print your save the date on...

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Weekly Savvy Steals Giveaway- Who’s The Lucky Winner of 125 TGK Custom Holiday Cards?

by Azure

The lucky ducky winner is... Audra R! Congrats, Audra! We've got you covered for 125 beautiful custom holiday cards from The Green Kangaroo! And for the rest of our Savvy Scoop'ing brides-to-be, guess what? We've just added new designs from The Green Kangaroo to our free wedding website templates, and they are fabulous! Don't forget to check them out! Happy Halloween, all! Have a very scary weekend *Disclosure: The Green Kangaroo is a paying OneWed advertiser

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10.29.09- Did You Miss Our Wednesday’s Winner Wishlist?

by Azure

I sure did! This week's Savvy Steal is great one, and we don't want our Savvy Scoopers to miss out! One lucky bride-to-be will win125 custom holiday cards from The Green Kangaroo. What a great way to kick off the holiday season! And if you ever miss our Monday post announcing the Savvy Steal of the week, never fear! We've added a little Steals & Deals tile on the top right of the blog to keep you all in the loop. Good luck ladies! And don't forget to enter our amazing...

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