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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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For all of you stationery loving brides, Jessica is back with more tips for how many wedding invitations to order! It can get confusing to know exactly how many is right. You want to make sure you have a few extra, but don’t want to overspend. I totally get it – that’s why Jessica’s expert […]

How Many Wedding Invitations Should You Order?

For Brides, Sweet Beginnings

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Wedding Invitations – one of my favorite details to work with couples on! One of the most common questions I get is when to order and send them. Have no fear, lovelies, Jessica is back to share her expert advice on the very topic. Jessica and I have become friends over the past three years […]

When Should You Order and Mail Your Wedding Invitations?

For Brides, Sweet Beginnings

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Anniversary gifts are so fun to dream up and a perfect way to show your spouse how much you love them. This is especially true if gifts are their love language. I don’t know about you, but getting creative with the traditional annual gifts is a welcome challenge for us. Then, add the excitement of […]

The Perfect First Anniversary Gift For the Year of Paper: Custom Calligraphy Vow Sets


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Our clients are the heartbeat of everything at HHE. Every piece of our client experience is intentional and created to help them focus on their relationships beyond their wedding day. A big part of that is staying in touch with them, since we become friends throughout the planning process. I am so grateful that is […]

Coffee Dates | Client Thank You Gifts with Simply Jessica Marie


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