Your wedding invitation acts as a first impression of the celebration to come, and a lot goes into putting together this perfectly pretty piece of snail mail. In our 2015 WinterBook, we break down the invitation suite and bring you everything you need to know, from major etiquette guidelines all the way down to the lovely little trimmings.
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Yesterday, we launched our seventh e-magazine, WeddingWire’s WinterBook 2015. As you can tell by the cover, it’s real-life models Alexia and Nate from the rustic winter farm styled shoot inside. Did you think we would forget real weddings? There are also three of those too. But that’s not all — check out our exclusive 50 fresh ideas that haven’t completely taken over Pinterest yet (bye mason jars and burlap bunting!), learn how to style your decor with patterns such as chevron, stripes, florals, and polka dots, or search for that dream dress and everything that goes along with it. Plus, six ways to keep your guests cozy and how to create the best impression with invitations. Need help finding your venue or picking the soundtrack to your reception? We’ve got 20 gorgeous ballrooms, and six different DJ playlists to suit your style. You can ever persue the 14 most-asked tough etiquette questions, all answered from pros across the country, or stalk the top trending survey results from couples who got married in 2014. Bonus: A wedding planning timeline inforgraphic. And last but not least read up why your wedding will be better than the Oscars. You’re welcome!
Categories: Decor, Etiquette + Advice, Fresh Ideas, Ideas + Trends, Real Weddings, Stationery, Wedding Guests, Wedding Invitations, wedding music, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venues
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Photo Courtesy of: Sleepy Hedgehog Press
Fall is in full swing, which means weekend trips to the cabin, hiking excursions in the woods, hay rides through the corn fields, and apple and pumpkin picking — obviously! Show off these stationery designs at your cooler-weather celebration featuring rustic themes, leaf motifs, furry, four-legged friends (like foxes, squirrels, and deer), and red/orange/yellow/purple color schemes.
Photo: Sweet Little Photographs
Out with the traditional folded pieces of paper, printed with names and numbers on tables, and in with the unexpected displays of feathers, birch branches, vintage keys, NYC taxi cab figurines, button pins, and Chesapeake Bay blue crab shells or oyster halves. Inspired yet? Our Decor Editor thought you might be, so she took the liberty of rounding up a few of her favorites.
Think wedding stress end after the “I do’s.” Wrong. Upon returning from your honeymoon, you’ll get to open all the gifts received by family and friends the night of your wedding. Beware: there’s one final task though — thank-you notes. It’s definitely daunting, but the process doesn’t have to be painful. Follow WeddingWire’s easy fill in the blank templates to rid that writer’s block!