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I see you, you nostalgic, art loving stationery aficionado! You are all about the added charm and color of vintage postage stamps. How can you not adore the extra luxe and story that those beauties add to a paper suite? I know I, for one, cannot resist. For years, I have been wondering the best […]

How to Assemble Vintage Postage Stamps

For Brides, Lifestyle

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It’s Sweet Beginnings round up time again! Once you have an idea of the direction you’d like to take your wedding design, you’ll want to start assembling a team of vendors and artists to bring your story to life. Gathering a team that will work together well, understand what you need and be the best […]

Sweet Beginnings | Round Up | Vendor Dream Team

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Last week Danielle, from Iron Leaf Press, helped us understand the many wonderful ways that our invitations and paper suite can be printed, over here. Holy moly, did you know there were so many options? The differences are subtle, but certainly different and offer you various levels of detail to suit your personality and that […]

Sweet Beginnings: Stationery

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A pretty envelope arrives and you can tell immediately that it is special. Not spam mail or the latest cable TV advertisement. This is a unique and undoubtedly beautiful package. Upon opening the envelope, you are greeted with a bright and festive, yet romantic envelope liner and then, the invitation to the most joyous of […]

Sweet Beginnings: Invitation Printing

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Happy Wednesday, Lovelies! I am so elated to introduce  you to my friend and paper maven, Andrea of AC Designs today! Paper, in general, is one of my favorite things and the passion that Andi has for design and celebrating your life’s memories with paper just speaks to my heart. She is also one of […]

HHE Friends: AC Designs | Custom Wedding Stationery

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