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Tutorial: Telescoping Pockets by Download & Print

July 25th, 2016 by Jeannine

Tutorial: Telescoping Pockets by Download & Print

I’d like to share another neat tutorial from Download & Print. They are an awesome source for affordable invitation templates and DIY inspiration. This latest project by designer Anna Skye caught my eye (heh I rhymed) and it’s simple and brilliant. What You Need A7 envelopes A7.5 envelopes A8 envelopes (for mailing) String or ribbon … Continue Reading…

Tutorial: Download & Print’s Envelope to Pocketfold Hack

February 15th, 2016 by Jeannine

Tutorial: Download & Print's Envelope to Pocketfold Hack

I didn’t know that making your own pocketfold invitation would be this easy! Download & Print‘s designer Anna Skye has created an easy to follow tutorial for you to try out! All the supplies can be found at your local craft store. Supplies 4-Bar envelopes (also called RSVP envelopes) Coordinating 12 x 12 card stock … Continue Reading…

Etsy Finds: Unique Save the Dates

January 6th, 2016 by Jeannine

Etsy Finds: Unique Save the Dates

If you’re tired of the usual Save the Dates, have I got the treat for you! I found some pretty cool Save the Dates on Etsy that will catch the attention of all those you invite. Here are some of my favourites. Modern Calendar Save the Date by Simple and Stunning See feature photo above. I … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Cornwall Stationery

December 11th, 2015 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Cornwall Stationery

It all started as a hobby. Designer, Hesha from Cornwall Stationery always had an interest in visual arts and began designing wedding stationery for friends and family for fun. Eventually she made one for herself as well, and once all her friends were no longer single, she missed designing. She decided to create her own … Continue Reading…

How E-RSVP’s Win Over Traditional RSVP Cards

October 14th, 2015 by Jeannine

How E-RSVP's Win Over Traditional RSVP Cards

The RSVP card is a way guests can tell you if they will be attending your wedding or not. Not only that, it can even contain pertinent information such as your guest’s meal choice. Traditionally, these cards are mailed back but in today’s digital age, RSVP-ing via snail mail seems quite inefficient, not to mention … Continue Reading…

Tutorial: Download and Print’s Iron & Lace Invitation with DIY Lace Pocket

September 23rd, 2015 by Jeannine

Download and Print's Iron & Lace Invitation with DIY Lace Pocket

I’ve collaborated with Download and Print before… if you haven’t heard of them, you should check out their website. They have tons of stylish wedding invitation templates for sale at a reasonable price, perfect for DIY brides, budget brides, well anyone really! Their designs are timeless and eye-catching. I want to share one of their … Continue Reading…

Ask The Pros: Common DIY Mistakes

April 15th, 2015 by Jeannine

Ask The Pros: Common DIY Mistakes

DIY is all the rage and one of the easier and more common things to DIY for your wedding are your invitations. Don’t be fooled though, it can be more work than you initially thought. I decided to ask Vancity Vendor Amari Yu from Making Memories with Scrapbooking what the common mistakes beginner crafters make … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Paper Rodeo

August 15th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Paper Rodeo

Mischa and Ryan Mintenko are artists at heart. This husband and wife team has 25 years of combined experience in the visual effects film industry, working with high caliber talent on set and in studio on major motion pictures. Together, they use their strengths to create amazing looking images for Metro Vancouver couples… Ryan is … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Vignettes Studio

June 20th, 2014 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Vignettes Studio

Lois Kelly and her creative team are behind the bespoke stationery business, Vignettes Studio. They design and manufacture custom wedding invitations and coordinating pieces such as RSVP sets, reception cards, maps, programs, favour tags, wine labels, save-the-date cards, table numbers, seatings charts, escort cards, and place cards… just to name a few! They love to support … Continue Reading…

Real Vancity Brides:
Darcy’s DIY Invitations

May 19th, 2014 by Jeannine

Real Vancity Brides: Darcy's DIY Invitations

Real Vancity Bride Darcy Wintonyk and I are friends and colleagues and she’s getting married to the love of her life this summer. She recently made her own wedding invitations for cheap and was so excited to share with me and my readers how she did them. Here it is, in her own words. Why … Continue Reading…