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Invitation Etiquette Part II - How to Use Suffixes, Titles and Military Rank

Understanding how to properly word your invitations can be confusing at times; even I need to constantly refer back to my “how to” list to make sure that I’m using proper etiquette. As promised, here is Part II of my Invitation Etiquette series – how to use Suffixes, Titles, and Military Rank…


Added by Fannie Street Stationery on February 1, 2010 at 5:53am — No Comments

Invitation Etiquette Part 1 - Invitations Issued by Divorced Parents

I've been asked several times recently exactly how to word invitations issued by divorced parents - and it's no wonder why. Proper wording, or etiquette, in this situation is extremely important. Below, I've provided some examples of how your invitations should be worded in these situations -


Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 31, 2010 at 5:23am — No Comments

The Bride Educates the Stationer - 2010 Style

While the year is still young and I’ve only had a few consultations, I’ve certainly been learning a lot about what this years brides want in wedding stationery – at least in my general location of the world.

During a consultation this past weekend for invitations; as this bride was flipping through the pages of various albums, she piped up with one comment that really got my mind racing. Here it is, in all its brutal honesty… “You know, these are all very pretty… but, they are… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 26, 2010 at 7:46am — 1 Comment

Custom, Hand-Crafted Product Releases - Officially Available on Monday!

I'm pleased to announce that Fannie Street Stationery will be doing a few custom, hand-crafted item product releases Monday - well ahead of schedule! I'm really excited about these items, from our new line "Impressions." Our "Impressions." line features simple, elegant and romantic designs. All of my items are hand-crafted and hand-embossed.

On Monday, you will be able to find, on Fannie Street's website, the following items for purchase: table number cards; square monogram favor… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 22, 2010 at 6:01pm — No Comments

A few color combination ideas...

Over the weekend, during some insomniac moments, I decided to do some browsing through various sites. During my sessions, I came across some really awesome color combinations – many of which are this year’s hottest colors!

Here are just a few:

Orange and Hot Pink

Tiffany blue paired with Black and White

Turquoise and Lime Green (or, citrone)

Purple (lighter shades, like Lilac) with Black

Hot Pink and Lime Green

Orange and Brown

Lime Green and… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 18, 2010 at 8:48am — No Comments

New! Asian inspired invitation designs

When I was doing custom, hand-crafted, invitation designs, I worked with a bride who had a vision about what she wanted and how. Her color combination was red and gold – but not just any red; it had to be scarlet. I immediately grasped this client’s idea as I completely fell in love with the color combination. Her invitations turned out to be absolutely stunning. Ever since, I’ve tried to work with this color combination as much as I can. I mean really, I wish I had thought of this color… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 18, 2010 at 6:46am — No Comments

Engagement Announcements, Save-the-Dates and Free Gifts - Oh My!

Over the Holiday season, many Bride's-to-Be say "Yes!" to that one question we gals dream of from childhood. Fannie Street Stationery, and myself personally, wish to Congratulate all of our new Bride's-to-Be. What an exciting way to start the New Year! Also with the start of the New Year is the time to start planning your special day of days (finally, right?) - let the fun begin!

What is one of the first steps in… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 12, 2010 at 2:51pm — No Comments

A Little of What's to Come...

So, if you’ve hopped on over to my website, and actually read the “About Us” page – you may have read-between-the-lines and found out a little secret …

I love paper! I love wedding stationery! And, my true stationery passion is creating custom, hand-made wedding invitation designs.

Well, life sometimes takes its funky twists and turns … with a 5 year old Diva (whom I proudly admit is already creating her… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 10, 2010 at 10:48am — No Comments

Help! These Invitations are Blind-What?

Sometimes, choosing your wedding stationery can be even more frustrating than finding a dress that ALL your bridesmaids like! With so many options, styles and techniques available; shopping for your stationery could really make your head spin.

We’ve compiled a listing of the most popular terms when it comes to wedding stationery. Feel free to use this list as your shopping guide, print it, share it! Knowing many of these terms is your ticket to choosing the perfect stationery for… Continue

Added by Fannie Street Stationery on January 8, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

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