Seasonal Wedding Colors that Never Go Out of Style

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The lime green bridesmaids’ dress trend may come and go, but some seasonal wedding colors are always in style. These classic color staples remain eternally elegant because they take their cue from Mother Nature, mimicking the colors that are typically associated with each season in the great outdoors. Check out a lineup of seasonal wedding color schemes that remain fresh,…

6 Trendy Wedding Themes

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6 Trendy Wedding Themes-PaperDirect

Planning a wedding can be some exciting business, and that business gets even more thrilling when your plans revolve around a fanciful wedding theme. We checked out some of the hottest trendy wedding themes on the scene for 2017 and 2018 and are sharing our six favorites below. Vintage Art Deco Theme Popularized by an array of period dramas on…

How to Graciously Postpone/ Cancel Your Wedding

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Life happens. Sometimes things beyond your control make it necessary to postpone or cancel your wedding. A family emergency, unexpected illness, loss of wedding budget or change of heart can mean it’s time to let your guests know the change in plans. Here’s how to do it with grace and tact. Contact Your Vendors As soon as you choose to…

Proper Announcement Order for Wedding Invitations

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Sure you know your magical date and where you’ll say “I do”, but do you know the proper announcement order for wedding invitations? Here are a few tips to make sure you don’t miss a thing! Name the Hosts Traditional wedding invitations start by naming the host(s) for the event. Usually, the bride or groom’s family will be named here….

Paper Checklist for Weddings

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“Stationeries are one of the most important aspects of planning,” wedding planner Sokkha Va wrote in an April 2015 blog. “This is going to be the very first thing your guests see when they receive the envelope in the mail; it sets the tone of your entire wedding.”  A paper checklist for weddings guides brides and grooms through the nuptial…

Creative Ways to Your Ask Wedding Party

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“Will you be my bridesmaid?” is an exciting question to begin with, but you can make it even more intriguing with a few creative ways to ask your wedding party to be part of your humongous day. Check out our lineup of ingenious ideas for popping your big question to bridesmaids, groomsmen and even the flower girl and ring bearer….

10 Graphics for Stunning DIY Wedding Invitations

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On average, wedding invitations cost $443, according to a study released by the knot in 2014. This custom wedding stationery can blow your budget out of the water- especially if you desire sleek invitations that need designer elements. If you’re looking to create DIY invitations, but aren’t sure where to start, try out some of the insanely sweet graphics below….

10 Free Whimsical Wedding Fonts for Invitations & More

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10 Free Whimsical Wedding Fonts for DIY Invitations & More

One of the best things about custom, designer wedding invitations is the fabulous calligraphy/ graphic designs the artists can do. While this truly looks amazing, it can get very expensive- very quickly. Since wedding invitations are one of the first pieces of communication sent out, you want them to represent the entire look and feel of the wedding. Whether this is…

Beautiful & Affordable Weddings: The Centerpieces

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Baby's Breath centerpieces

A limited budget does not have to limit the beauty or creativity of your wedding. In fact, having a limited budget enhances the creativity and helps to find beautiful alternatives to pricey centerpieces. Weddings are one of the most memorable and important days of our lives and what better way to honor that than by having stunning centerpieces that reflect…

Beautiful & Affordable Weddings: The Invitations

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There is just no getting around it —weddings are expensive. From the cost of the dress to the cake and flowers, the expenses add up quickly. That is why saving where you can is just so important. If you are planning your wedding, here are some smart ways to save on invitations. Avoid Upgrades Things like envelope liners, bows, multiple…