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An Inside Look At A Basic Wedding Stationery Timeline


When you first sit down to create a basic wedding stationery timeline, it can feel daunting, tricky and a little bit confusing. Am I right? There are just so many moving parts when it comes to wedding stationery! From knowing when to inquire with a wedding stationer to knowing when to mail your invitations, it […]

Wedding stationery flat lay with the focus on a boho, oval-shaped invitation card with florals and fruit all around it.

Today, I’d love to walk you through a little Wedding Stationery 101 to help you create and plan your wedding stationery with confidence. As you plan your wedding day, you’ve probably heard that you need wedding stationery. But, what the heck is wedding stationery? If you have no idea, that’s okay! How are you expected […]

Looking for some neutral, Fall wedding color palettes for your big day? Living in Kansas, I love to feel the air start to crisp, listen to the cicadas start to sing and wrap up in an oversized flannel every day. But, my absolutely favorite thing about Fall is watching all the trees changes colors. The […]

Flat lay view of a wedding invitation suite and all of its pieces on a table.

Knowing what pieces to include in your wedding invitations can sometimes feel a bit confusing and overwhelming. Did you know that there are several pieces in an invitation suite? Yeah, it was news to me, too, when I first started! After being a stationer for several years now, I’ve learned that each and every piece […]

Creating your wedding stationery should be as stress-free as possible. The best advice I could give you is to hire a stationer. Let them help you with things like printing your save the dates or worrying about how much postage you need to mail invitations. After all, you should be spending your time enjoying your […]

After several years in the wedding stationery industry, I’ve come to realize that there are three main wedding stationery experiences. Each experience comes with its own set of pros and cons, price points and services. I will say up-front, however, that no experience is better or worse than the other. It all depends on what […]

wedding invitation flatlay

  Trying to calculate how many wedding invitations to order can feel like a total shot in the dark if you don’t know what you’re doing. You might have a general idea based on how many guests you plan to invite, which is a great start! But, your total number of guests vs. the number […]

invitation suite flat lay on brown cow hide rug

When you’re first starting your wedding stationery, it can feel super overwhelming. Trying to figure out who your inviting, what style of invitation you want, what details you need to include, how much is all of this going to cost, where do you even begin shopping for invitations—the list of questions is never ending, I know! […]


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