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When I was maybe six or seven, I so distinctly remember looking through my parents’ and grandparents’ wedding albums. I remember so vividly when my mom gently pulled their wedding invitation out of the sleeve in the front. How gingerly she held it and the smile on her face as she remembered the day they […]

Sweet Beginnings: Letterpress

For Brides, Sweet Beginnings

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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

Sweet Beginnings

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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

Sweet Beginnings

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