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Guest Blog: Free Vancouver Skyline Invitation & Matching Envelope Liner by Download & Print

February 26th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Free Vancouver Skyline Invitation & Matching Envelope Liner by Download & Print

You may remember a few weeks ago, I told you about an awesome DIY invitation template service called Download & Print. Well, they have generously created a free Vancouver skyline template for you to download with a tutorial to go with it! So enough babbling, read on to find out how you can create this unique … Continue Reading…

Guest Blog:
Top 4 Stationery Trends in 2014

February 5th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Guest Blog: Top 4 Stationery Trends in 2014

I’ve long admired Uniquity Invitations‘ design templates and custom work for quite some time that I had to ask the artiste herself… what’s new for 2014? Here’s what Tammy Lyon had to say… ———————————————————- These trends are more about the general feel of where design and style is evolving over the next year. How couples … Continue Reading…

Download & Print Templates

January 29th, 2014 by Jeannine

 
Download & Print Templates

If you’re thinking about DIY-ing your wedding invitations, you gotta check out this site. A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Lisa Fenstermacher of Download & Print. She and designer, Anna Skye, provide printable templates for wedding invitations and other related stationery. Each type of template is individually priced, with most of the wedding invitations costing only $18. The designs range … Continue Reading…

Special Promo: 15% Off Letterpress Save the Dates From Sunlit Letterpress

November 7th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Special Promo: 15% Off Letterpress Save the Dates From Sunlit Letterpress

I love the look of letterpress stationery, it’s very classy and elegant. There’s no doubt that letterpress stationery is a luxury item, but if you are considering having this for your wedding, better read on and save a few bucks! Award-winning local company Sunlit Letterpress designs and creates such beautiful invitations and I’m so happy … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
I’ll Know It When I See It

May 24th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: I'll Know It When I See It

I’ll Know It When I See It is the brainchild of two design school friends, Cassie Leung and Christine Chee, who realized they not only shared a cheeky sense of humour, but they both had a desire to create cards that were “pretty and witty.” When Christine became engaged, they found many invitations on the … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor:
Making Memories With Scrapbooking

May 10th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Making Memories With Scrapbooking

If you’ve driven along Hastings Street in Burnaby you may have passed by their little shop or at least seen their neon sign. They’re called Making Memories With Scrapbooking and they do more than cater to the avid scrapbooker, they also focus on cardmaking and stationery for all occasions, including weddings! Amari Yu is one … Continue Reading…

5 Reasons to DIY

March 13th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
5 Reasons to DIY

You’ve seen my top 5 reasons NOT to DIY… here are my 5 reasons on why you should! You love to craft – If you are an avid crafter, I suggest you do it because it’s a great way to personalize your day and have your wedding reflect who you are as a person. You … Continue Reading…

5 Reasons to NOT DIY

February 27th, 2013 by Jeannine

 
5 Reasons to NOT DIY

DIY (or Do It Yourself) projects are usually a money saver but it’s not right for everyone. I’ve come up with 5 reasons you should opt for a professional’s expertise instead. You have no time to devote – Crafting takes time and includes planning, sourcing out materials (online or in person), and assembling. If you … Continue Reading…

Tutorial: Simple Banner

November 28th, 2012 by Jeannine

 
Tutorial: Simple Banner

For my friend’s bridal shower, I was feeling crafty so I created a banner to help make the room a little more festive. After being inspired by this Michaels tutorial, I decided to make it my own way and I was surprised at how easy it was. Aside from my printer not working and having … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor: Design by Dainty

November 23rd, 2012 by Jeannine

 
Vancity Vendor: Design by Dainty

Jennifer Ku and Sara Ahn share similar passions, a love for design and a love for weddings. Over a simple coffee date, they decided to break away from their everyday jobs and start a career where they are able to combine both their expertise and their passion. That’s how Design by Dainty came to be. … Continue Reading…