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What You Need For DIY Invites

July 11th, 2012 by Jeannine

What You Need for DIY Invites!

So you want to make your own invitations… First of all, kudos for taking on this massive task! Although it is quite an undertaking, don’t be overwhelmed, after all, it will be worth the trouble in the end. Homemade invitations are a great way to personalize your wedding. Guests will surely appreciate all the effort … Continue Reading…

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Made by Michelle Mark

March 16th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Made by Michelle Mark

Local designer Michelle Mark turned her love for scrapbooking and graphic design into a lucrative career. She used to make cards and invitations for her friends and now extended her services to lucky Metro Vancouver brides. Made by Michelle Mark can satisfy your stationery needs from invitations of various shapes and sizes to menus, programs, … Continue Reading…

Ask the Pros: Invitation Etiquette

February 29th, 2012 by Jeannine

Ask the Pros: Invitation Etiquette

Wedding invitation wording can be a touchy subject. Words or phrases can easily be misinterpreted and offend someone, without you realizing. When I was planning my wedding, I turned to wedding forums and numerous websites for tips and advice. To make things easier for you, I’ve decided to go straight to the pros! Who better … Continue Reading…

Vancity Vendor – Unique Boutique

February 24th, 2012 by Jeannine

Vancity Vendor: Unique Boutique

Jayme Carter always had her hands in some sort of craft. She made bath bombs, lotions, and eventually got into silk floral arrangements. She took that one step further when a friend asked for her help with her wedding flowers. Jayme took floral design courses and after creating some beautiful bouquets, she was hooked. She … Continue Reading…

How to Save on Wedding Invitations

November 30th, 2011 by Jeannine

How to Save on Wedding Invitations

Wedding invitations can cost quite a bit of money. If you’re on a budget, it’s really hard to justify spending more than $5 per invitation set, but there are a few ways to keep the costs down. Make it yourself – Save on labour costs by designing, printing and assembling the invites yourself. Sure, it … Continue Reading…

Invitations by Teardrop Weddings

August 17th, 2011 by Jeannine

Teardrop Weddings

I want to share these very cute, one of a kind wedding invitations with you. TearDrop Weddings, a company based in Ontario, creates these fun designs and even incorporates the couple in the invitations. Holly Hatam, Co-founder and the “illustration guru,” customizes character heads to look like the real bride and groom! Neat! All their template invitations … Continue Reading…

Favourite Script Fonts

May 17th, 2011 by Jeannine


Designing your own invitations or other wedding stationery requires the right font. If you scour through the internet you’ll find a few free font sites with hundreds, or maybe thousands, of fonts to choose from.  A bit overwhelming isn’t it? I’ve decided to compile a few of my favourites together for easy viewing. This first installment is for … Continue Reading…

Etsy Find: Wrap-around Address Labels by ImbueYouIDo

March 18th, 2011 by Jeannine

Monogram Paisley Indian Label

Since this is my first Etsy Find post, I’d like to explain, first of all, what Etsy is.  Etsy is an online shop like no other.  It is a community of people who sell their own handmade items, from clothing to jewelry to home decor, and the list goes on.  Custom work can usually be requested … Continue Reading…

Uniquity Invitations Template for $39!

March 11th, 2011 by Jeannine

Uniquity Invitations template

Photo Courtesy Uniquity Invitations Check this out, Uniquity Invitations wedding templates are gorgeous and they are 51% off for the time being!  How this works is you purchase and download the template and you are able to change the text yourself and print on stationery of your choice.  It’s a great option for the DIY … Continue Reading…