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Posted by Cayla Capri
i nvites work as a wedding teaser trailer; an early-stage detail to tantalize guests and put you in the mood. If DIY note cards and internet outlets don’t stir the visionary in you, consider ordering from a local custom-designer. Montreal’s own Didi Designs gives insight into the personalized service you can expect from hometown craftswomen, plus, today’s paper trends and a laissez-faire approach to
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Posted by Cayla Capri
s tationary, quite contrary – make your graphic arts side grow rose-garden style with blossoms of unmitigated accents and letter-pressed whimsy. Know the options are endless - just trust your creativity to take off with paper-plane ease once you get the ball rolling. Put up as much fuss as you’d like when it comes to ruffling and trussing up your save the dates, invitations, and thank-you notes - th
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Posted by Cayla Capri
a ballroom overflowing with toasts and the twinkling of champagne glasses is an appealing image, but if you’ve got a budget to stick to, trimming a few extra inches off of that guest list is going to aid you in your quest. Expect that every guest will feel entitled to enjoying their own share of food, drink, and other celebratory vices. Rather than scrimp and save by spreading the works thin over a
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t he proportionately great/not so great thing about having your wedding ‘elsewhere’ is a lack of involvement. When embroiled in nothing, you can laissez fair and celebrate total freedom, or you can mourn control. A third option is to death-grip the few details unpiloted by the planner/hotel/surrounding environment. Sweet little details like save the dates/invites/thank you cards are what make us gir
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a rtistry’s all in the detail. If you fancy yourself the mastermind behind a superhuman do-it-yourself wedding, you can’t deny the mood-setting, keepsake value of the class-act invite. Even if your big day’s not self-orchestrated, homespun invitations allow for extra pennies in your pocket (or your dressmaker’s) and a chance to show off your creative side without tarnishing the pure, white-washed dé
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