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The Stationery Pricing Taboo, Part II

And we’re baaack with Part II of IV! This one is…long (as always!). Here, I’m going to go over a base system for pricing. There are no hard-and-fast rules for pricing and this isn’t a foolproof method in that it doesn’t work for every project, but it should hold you over with the basics until […]

October 5, 2017

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The Stationery Pricing Taboo, Part I

What IS it about pricing in the stationery industry?! Yeesh. Something about this topic makes for some really heated arguments. Some people are adamant about not sharing any pricing with anyone except paying clients, while others freely give out information on their pricing structure and sometimes help newbie stationers price their projects. So…who’s right here? […]

September 28, 2017

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Stationery Photography: Take Control of the Photos of Your Work

  A few months back, I participated in an amazing styled shoot. I was on location for this one (sometimes I’m not able to be due to the location of the shoot) and I got to hang out with vendors I’d never worked with before. The photographer was the sweetest; she was so open to direction, […]

September 22, 2017

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Digital Housekeeping: How It Made Me Happier

Buckle up, y’all. I recently did a digital housekeeping thing, and it was ahhh-mazing. Ready for it?

September 18, 2017

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Why You Should Forge Your Own Path

“You don’t look like a wedding planner,” my college guidance counselor told me. In my head, my jaw dropped. What did she just say to me?! In reality, I cocked my head to the side. I clutched my daily planner so hard my fingers turned white and said in my most passive-aggressive voice, “Oh? How so?” […]

April 21, 2017

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Wedding Stationery Terminology 101

  It’s stationery time! Okay, I may have said that like a Power Ranger. Please don’t judge me. If you’re anything like I was, you’ve already researched so many vendors that you feel like your head might explode. I’m here to make the wedding stationery process as easy as possible, and I think that starts with a little help learning […]

April 13, 2017

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Just how important are my wedding invitations?

(personal photo time!) marrying the love of my life   Ah, weddings. We all love a good wedding, don’t we? Ask anyone what their favorite part of a wedding is, and you’ll most likely get one of three answers: the flowers, the music, or the location (I’m not going to count an open bar here, […]

April 9, 2017

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Sablewood Weddings: Daniella + Norm

Daniella messaged me in a panic: she had a few last-minute invitations to mail out and was I able to address them for her? She was a local bride, so I told her I would definitely be able to help her out — and immediately broke out in a cold sweat. I hoped that I wouldn’t […]

April 6, 2017

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The next BIG thing in wedding stationery

    I have a problem, and my problem has a name: wax seals. There’s nothing I love more than seeing a big, round disk of wax on the back of an envelope (or on any paper, tbh!) with an imprint of a crest or monogram or other cool image. I’m so jazzed about wax […]

April 3, 2017

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