The United Kingdom and the United States are waiting with bated breath for the moment we catch our first glimpses of the newest royal princess. On Saturday, May 19, humanitarian activist and former American actress Meghan Markle will say I do to Prince Harry of Wales, youngest son of Charles and Diana, Prince and Princess of Wales. For centuries, citizens around the world have thrilled at watching Brittan’s royals marry, have children, and attend public events in devastatingly fabulous fashion, adorned with free-form fascinators. From the oversized chapeaus to the streamlined gowns, to the elegant tuxedoes, the royal Britts know how to make a statement when it comes to formalwear.
Part II: Wedding Invitation Material Terms
If you just got engaged (congrats!) and are in the early stages of planning your wedding, then we hope you’ve already read Part I in our blog series that defines all those confusing wedding theme terms, like shabby chic and modern vs. classic. You’ll need a solid understanding of wedding theme terms as you begin planning your big day and talking to your stationer. Your wedding stationery—and more specifically your save the date announcement and wedding invitations—will set the tone for what your guests should expect to see on your wedding day.
Part I: Wedding Theme Terms
You have a vision for how you want your wedding invitations and day-of stationery to look, but you’re struggling to articulate your ideas using precisely the right words. At RSVP to me, there are no piles of books to sort through or pre-designed restrictions. Everything we design is custom-made and hand built to fit your wedding. To help you put into words what you see in your mind when you picture all the details that surround your big day, we’ve created a two-part blog series to define essential terms you should know when talking to your wedding stationer. Here in Part I, we’re breaking down wedding theme terms. In Part II, we’ll get specific with material names, paper styles, and adornment types.
Every project we create is special and unique, but when I have the opportunity to design a stationery suite and dessert table for my own family and friends, the pressure (and the fun!) are on! That’s why when my beautiful, fun, energetic daughter Remy turned five-years-old I had to plan a birthday celebration worthy of my fabulous little girl. This year for Remy, her party had to include three of her favorite things: gymnastics, Minnie Mouse, and pink everything!
Bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs are significant coming of age events for young men and young women. These once-in-a-lifetime events should be given the care, respect, and consideration they deserve from all involved. Perhaps you are of a different faith, or maybe you will be attending your first mitzvah. Regardless of your familiarity with this powerful event, take the time to familiarize yourself with these critical etiquette best practices to help the family celebrate this momentous occasion.
We can’t imagine any place more beautiful for a wedding than New Jersey, but we know that many couples want to plan an exotic, far-flung destination wedding. Sometimes it’s to accommodate bringing families together from across the country (or globe!) and sometimes it’s just out of a desire to say I Do in an exotic location. No matter your reasons, planning a destination wedding can pose some logistical challenges. After all, it can be challenging to meet with caterers, look at floral options, or visit reception venues that are thousands of miles away, unless you plan on racking up some serious frequent flyer miles. Here are seven expert tips to help you plan a destination wedding—without going anywhere.
February is a month filled with love. Not only do we celebrate Valentine’s Day, a day of showering those we care for with our love and affection, but we also celebrate Heart Health Month, and National Go Red for Women Day to celebrate the friends and family in our lives who are battling heart disease. Did you know, however, that there is another reason why February is Cupid’s favorite month? February is National Wedding Month, which means you have 28 (and sometimes 29) days this month to adore all things wedding!