Wedding Websites: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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We all know that planning a wedding can be overwhelming. After all, there are hundreds of choices to make, from the dress to the decor and everything in between. One thing that technology has made easier is organizing your event through wedding websites. We have taken a peak into four big-name wedding websites and reviewed them for ease of use…

8 Bold “Save the Date!” Ideas

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Finishing Touch Save The Date Postcards

In the last few years, the process of announcing wedding dates has transformed into a game of one-upmanship on Facebook, with each couple eager to gain the most feedback from friends and relatives. While a social media announcement is essential in this day and age, there’s still something special about receiving tangible wedding announcements. Consider spreading the great news with…

Fun & Lovey Dovey Wedding Quotes from Disney Movies

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Planning your wedding is one of the most exciting times of your life, and you have probably agonized over every little detail. When it comes time to creating your wedding invitations, you will want to choose beautiful invitations that match the general theme of your wedding. However, the words that are printed on your wedding invitations are just as important…

DIY Invitation Ideas for Small Weddings

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Pretty Petals Fold-Up Invitations by PaperDirect

Small, intimate weddings mean that you can put some extra details into your décor that would be too time-consuming or expensive for a wedding with hundreds of guests. That said, if you’re planning to do special DIY invitations, you’ll get gorgeous, custom results — just be sure to give yourself more time than you think you’ll need so you won’t…

Are Seal and Send Wedding Invitations Formal Enough?

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Chances are highly unlikely you’d ever catch Cinderella’s helpers sending out seal and send invitations for her highly formal wedding to Prince Charming. Seal and send invitations are relative newcomers onto the wedding invitation scene, and they consist of a single piece of card stock that contains all the necessary information. You simply fold it in thirds, secure it closed…

How to Put a Map on Your Wedding Invitations

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Famous Program Paper by PaperDirect

When it comes to planning a wedding, details matter. And one of those details is ensuring guests know how to get to your location with a map. Wondering just how to put a map on your wedding invitations? Check out three different options. Hire a Designer Hiring a designer to take over the map duties, or even the duty of…

Rain, Rain, Go Away: What to do When Your Outdoor Wedding Gets Wet

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Rain on your wedding day is considered good fortune; however, most brides still prefer to get hitched without a hitch. Summer weddings are rained out frequently, and those with wedding liability insurance may have the luxury of rescheduling while others must simply embrace the situation and forge ahead. It’s advisable to always have a rain contingency plan in advance for…

Wedding Invitations for Every Budget!

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Pristine Vellum Specialty Layered Invitations

Your desire to make your magical day extra special might make you feel pressured to expend a lot of money – on decorations, that perfect dress, the fairy-tale venue, and divine catering. Weddings, are indeed, quite costly occasions, but you can tamp down the expenditures by saving money on your customized wedding invitations without sacrificing quality or style at PaperDirect. Regardless of…

Dos and Don’ts for Throwing the Perfect Bridal Shower

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Optimistic Casual Invitations

Are you always a bridesmaid? Have you thrown bridal showers before? Or is it your First Time? Either way, we’ve put together some fresh ideas along with Do’s and Don’ts for throwing the perfect bridal shower. DO Take a deep breath – Before getting started. Visualize the whole event turning out great! Not to worry, your bride, best friend, sister or…

How to Save Money on Your Wedding Stationary

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According to a recent survey of more than 17,000 brides, the cost of an average wedding topped $28,000 in 2012, and that’s excluding the honeymoon. For brides on a budget, it’s almost enough to make you want to elope. But before you start heading for a Vegas wedding chapel, take heed: With some careful planning and a little extra attention…

DIY Layered Wedding Invitations Will Save You Money

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Everlasting Layered Invitations

Almost everyone wants to save money on their wedding budget, but no one wants to give up any of the elegance they’ve dreamed of for their special day. One place that you can save money without sacrificing style is with invitations. Layered wedding invitations are an easy DIY project that look professional because they are. Layered wedding invitations typically come…

How to Save Time and Money on Your DIY Bridal Shower

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Save money by planning ahead, having a budget and getting the right price on everything you need for  a DIY bridal shower that will be the talk of the town. Here’s a handy DIY bridal shower checklist to help you plan the perfect party for the bride-to-be, which is probably you! Checklist for 3 Months Prior to Bridal Shower Decide…

Inexpensive DIY Wedding Invitation Ideas That Wow!

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Darling Blooms Casual Invitations by PaperDirect

With PaperDirect’s huge selection of invitations for just about every taste imaginable, your do-it-yourself invitations will look imaginative and professional. With our blank invitations, you can create your own invitation based on whatever special event you are hosting, and when you choose one of PaperDirect’s custom invitations, we will print them for you! PaperDirect has inexpensive DIY Wedding Invitations that will…

Affordable DIY Bridal Shower Invitations

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Cream Roses Photo Cards

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to save a little money by having a do-it-yourself (DIY) wedding or by doing some parts of the wedding by yourself. Many do-it-yourselfers make their own wedding cakes, decorations, invitations and wedding favors. DIY bridal shower invitations can be as fancy or as simple as you like (or as your skill level allows). If they’re…

Christmas Bridal Shower Ideas

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Loops Flat Invitations by PaperDirect

Use the holiday season to inspire wedding festivities like a Christmas bridal shower! When having a Christmas wedding, you can draw inspiration fro holiday decorations and traditions and celebrate the upcoming nuptials and the holidays. With some creativity, you can wow the bride and still be ready for the holidays. For the bridal shower invitations you can choose holiday-themed invitations…

Guide To Planning A Wedding During The Holiday Season

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Snowflake Wishes Specialty Flat Invitations

The holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day is many people’s favorite time of the year. It’s a joyous time and a wonderful excuse to spread good cheer and generosity to those you love and to complete strangers. Because the holiday season is such a busy time for families, some brides avoid the months of November and December for…

Unique DIY Wedding Invitations

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Heritage Flat Invitations

When looking around for the perfect wedding invitation, keep in mind that your wedding invitation should reflect your personality and the style of your wedding.  Thanks to our wide variety of affordable DIY wedding invitations offered by your DIY wedding headquarters, PaperDirect, you won’t have to sacrifice finding that perfect invitation to save money. Whether you  want fall-themed DIY wedding…

DIY Fall Wedding Invitations

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Fall Glisten Specialty Flat Invitations

When you plan a wedding for the fall, you open yourself up to so many vibrant color schemes and wonderful themes. Many people say that fall is their favorite season because of the turning of the leaves and the cool temperatures signaling the coming of winter. Warm, sunny days and crisp, clear evenings make for great wedding weather, so if…

Types of Wedding Invitations-How About a Layered Invitation?

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Promises Layered Invitations

If you’re planning a do-it-yourself (DIY) wedding, your wedding invitation type, design and wording is probably one of the biggest, most important decisions you will make. Thankfully, PaperDirect has an extensive line of wedding invitations from which to choose, but with so many different types available, you may feel overwhelmed and not know where to begin! Layered invitations are perfect…

DIY July Wedding? Tips to Beat the Heat

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Tulip Romance Flat Invitations

If you’re planning a July wedding, you are probably worried about how you and your guests are going to handle the heat. Even if the wedding is indoors, you and your guests will have to spend some time outside traveling from locations and taking pictures. If you’re planning a July wedding, there are tips to beat the heat and minimize…