RSVP to me Recognized with Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Award

Kelly Samm Adams, owner and founder of RSVP to me, Sweet by RSVP to me, and Periwinkle Designs has been recognized among the gift industry’s superstars by Stationery Trends Magazine in its Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards. The program acknowledges the new generation of gift industry elite. From shop owners and managers to stationers and company founders, with this award, Stationery Trends pays homage to forty individuals for their seemingly countless contributions to an industry we adore.

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May is Date Your Mate Month. Celebrate All Month Long with These 31 Great Date Ideas.

He wooed you, he pursued you, he won you, and he wed you. Whether you have been married for five days, five years, or fifty years, couples must always put the time and effort into making time for one another. And no, texting from upstairs while he’s downstairs in the man cave does not count. We are talking quality alone time (read: a date, just like you used to do before you were Mr. and Mrs.). May is national Date Your Mate month, so to help you get started celebrating this valuable month-long holiday, we’ve compiled 31 date ideas—one for every day of the month.

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Eight Tips for Planning Your Engagement Party

You’re engaged, and the first thing you want to do is celebrate with all your closest friends and family. Okay, the first thing you really want to do is get a killer mani and share photos of the ring to all your social channels—but then you want to celebrate. Whether you envision a timelessly classic engagement party, a funky theme party, or even a costume party (we love a swanky Gatsby-themed soiree), you can plan the engagement party of your dreams by following these eight pro tips.

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Rain On Your Wedding Day? How to Prepare in Advance for the Threat of Inclement Weather.

They say that rain on your wedding day is lucky. Tell that to the bride who spent a year and a half planning a gorgeous outdoor beach wedding. Unfortunately, no matter how well you plan your wedding day, you can’t prepare for the weather, and no matter where you will be saying your I Dos, anything unexpected could happen when it comes to Mother Nature. Every bride planning an outdoor wedding needs an inclement weather contingency plan that she hopes not to have to use. Below are nine expert tips for preparing for the possibility of inclement weather on your wedding day.

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How to Choose Your Bridal Party: Five Tips for Soon-to-be-Brides

You’ve got the ring and set the date. The next critical component of your wedding planning to-do-list is to choose the ladies who are going to be your solid-as-a-rock support team on your wedding day and who will be with you every step of the way until you take your first steps down the aisle: Your bridal party. You would think that creating a short list of your closest female friends and family members would be easy, but for many brides, the stress over the bridal party selection process rivals that of the Bachelorette heading into the final rose ceremony.

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Ring Shopping Together? Tips to Get the Rock You Want!

When you’ve found the one, you just know. If you’re a practical person (read: SO not into surprises), you value the chance to decide together when you’re ready to take the next step and say I Do. If you’ve determined as a couple to get married, then it is just as practical to shop for the rock together. Not only can it be a memorable experience, but it can also ensure you get the engagement ring of your dreams. Here are five tips for selecting your dream rock when engagement ring shopping together.

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