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08 Jan

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I heart letterpress.

Invitations by Dawn recently released their new Letterpress Collection so I was more than excited to see some samples at my door! With fresh exclusive designs and modern color combinations, I had some immediate favorites and had take a few pics to share. I adore those neon inks! 

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I love that you can pick up to two different ink colors to create your own perfect color combination on this beautiful 100% cotton stock in either 110 lb or 220lb weight! It's definitely worth checking out the entire collection here.

Cheers!

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Photos by Jordi Lee Photography

15 May

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I love paper. I love letterpress. I love Minted.

I am SO excited about the launch of Minted's letterpress wedding invitations. They look and feel absolutely delicious. 

Pulling from their extensive indie-sourced design community, this collection oozes an artisan style that is undeniably fresh. I'm in love with so many of the designs. There is definitely something for everyone - and them some!

Here's a peek...

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I truly get weak in the knees browsing these handcrafted lovelies. Each with crisp, deep impressions on 100% cotton paper and a personality all their own. And to think you have the option to print these gems on their new Luxe Museum Board paper?!? Thick, thick and thick. (Literally, three sheets of paper fused together.) Gasp-worthy. Memorable. Unbendable. Luxury.

Minted is giving one lucky GetMarried reader $200 towards their wedding stationery purchase. YAHOO! LUCKY YOU! Just visit Minted and check out the entire collection and then come back and leave me a comment with the name of your fave!

Cheers!

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03 Apr

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There is definite power in the flower this year.

As Claude Monet once said,

{ I must have flowers. Always and always. }

I am in OBSESSED with all of the flowers popping up across fashion, home decor and of course, weddings! From bold to ditsy to watercolor to bontanical. Fresh, flirty and fun!

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If the Earth truly laughs in flowers, then this is one happy place...

Cheers!

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06 Feb

MBFW

I love Fashion Week about as much as I love ponies (which is alot!) It is definitely on my bucket list of things to do in this wonderful lifetime...

Not only are the collections, the music, the sets and the people watching full of inspiration and ridiculous creativity...I love how that same energy is captured in the designers invitations to their shows. Getting one of these in my mailbox would be squeal-worthy!

Here are a few curated by Refinery29 that caught my eye and could be oh-so coolly translated into an invitation to any chic wedding, save the date or dinner party. (Okay maybe not exactly the petrie dish by Mathieu Mirano but it is cool and you get the gist...)

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Now if only we could all RSVP to one of these fine shows?!? In the meantime, think beyond the runway and jump ahead of the curve with invitations so chica!

Cheers!

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Photo credit: Refinery29

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09 Jan

Love this infographic just released by Wedding Paper Divas. Fun information as you are paving your way to the altar...

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Thank you WPD data for confirming the time, energy, blood sweat and tears that can go into planning your big day, now you have to remember to not sweat the small stuff and just focus on keeping it thoughtful and real.

One way to start making it a reality is to set the tone and get your guests fired up with your Save The Dates! Always a fan of the cards and magnets from Wedding Paper Divas, I wanted to share a few of my timeline favorites from their current collection...

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Happy planning and cheers to the "I do's!"

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Photo credit: Wedding Paper Divas

 

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26 Sep

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As we all know I'm a little balloon obsessed and what I stumbled upon yesterday is just fuel for the fire.

OMG. These are seriously more than adorable. Super-duper cute. Who would not be over the moon to get a happy confetti or feather-filled Bonjour Balloon at their doorstep?!?! Love.

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Love the hand crafted tails that make them extra charming.

The balloons are 15 inches in diameter and last up to 10 days! So if you need a guaranteed smile - or a Yes! send one of these cheery balloons! I cannot wait to make someone's day.

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Cheers!

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Photos: Bonjour Balloon

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30 Jul

WeddingChickhankiethe wedding chicks shop

I heartBlue the Wedding Chicks Shop!

The vintage-style custom hankies are one of my faves. Perfect sweetness as a Save the Date, invitation, favors or bridemaid keepsake.

Check out their complete collection here.

p.s. the artwork on their totes is also Today I Love...worthy!

12 Jul

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Who isn't a little bit ga-ga for chevron?!? I love how it instantly adds a clean, chic, timeless element of design to any party, home or wardrobe!

This could easily be my longest post yet as I heartPink almost everything chevron that I have come across. However, I think I'll just share some of my faves...and more faves...

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 Can I have one of each? Time to chevron it up!

Cheers!

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28 Jun

calligraphy self-inking stampforyoo via etsy

I ADORE everything about this calligraphy stamp! I just ordered myself one today...yahoo!

 

23 Jun

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This is seriously THE BEST and most creative wedding website I have seen. 

The groom, Grayden, a San-Diego based designer, designed the site and did an amazing job chronicling their love affair, featuring a photo slide show and providing details for the big day with an RSVP.

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My favorite part may be the wedding party introductions! I immediately pictured how I would have depicted MY wedding party this way as they too were quite a cast of characters - and still are for that matter. (I may still just need to do this for the heck of it!)

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I love how I feel that I know them and wanted to hang out with them and the whole wedding party?!? Let's be friends! That's when I know it's good.

Check out the whole wedding site here.

Cheers!

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21 Jun

After making my strawberry picking debut this summer at my favorite local farm...(check out my loot!)

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I was totally inspired by these colorful (and tasty!) berries. The possibilities for such sweet accents are endless! But I would definitely say less is more with this one...the word accent is key.

Here are some of my most favorite ways to add a splash of strawberry...all are perfect for a shower - or a farm or garden wedding. Swoon.

strawberry basketBerry Favor Basket via Martha Stewart Weddings shortcakeStrawberry Shortcake via Martha Stewart Weddings

strawberry jam favorJam Favor via The Knot strawberry placecardPlacecard via Wedding Chicks

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strawberry cupcake towerDIY Cupcake Tower via Weddingbee

 STRAWBERRY CLUTCH MAINStrawberry Cluth via Boxley Bags

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Nothing says summer like strawberries...so go find a local farm (or farmer's market) and pick while the pickin's good!

Cheers!

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20 Jun

Chalkboard wedding details are such an amazing way to add charming details to your wedding without breaking bank all while adding personality+ to your celebration!

These custom signs add the perfect punch to menus, escort cards - and even your photo booth or invitatations!

Check out some of my faves that you could easily whip up yourself (or enlist the help of some new found friends on Etsy!).

Chalkboard floralCenterpiece via Style Me Pretty Chalkboard Photo PropChalkboard Photo Prop via Ruffled

Save the DateSave the Date via Minted

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ceremony platformCeremony Platform via The Loveliest Day

Chalkboard wine bottlesChalkboard Bottles via Ruthi Auda Chalkboard doorChalkboard door via Benfield Photography 

Photo propsPhoto Booth Props via Itty Bitty Wedding

chalkboard labelsChalkboard Labels via Etsy printable chalkboard invitationsPrintable Invitations via Etsy

 Happy Chalking!!

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