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The 5 Dangers of Designing Wedding Stationery

  The 5 dangers of designing wedding stationery sounds…ominous, right? Maybe you’re a calligrapher or hand-letterer and think it’s time to grow, and designing stationery seems like the next logical step. And if you’re here, that’s most likely the case. Since it’s become quite trendy to take this next step, I thought I’d try to […]

June 11, 2019

Ask The Expert, Design, Studio, Uncategorized, Weddings

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When Success Brings You Pain

This post isn’t a how-to guide to alleviating your problems, like some of my other posts. This post exists because I felt it was important to share this moment in my life. To let you know that you’re not alone – that whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been at it for a while, being a […]

February 15, 2018

Ask The Expert, Design, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

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Postage: How it Can Take Your Invitations to the Next Level

Postage. Yikes. How do you choose the postage for your invitations? Does the thought of the post office send your blood pressure skyrocketing? Or do you just walk into said post office and request a roll of stamps? (I sure hope not!) Some of you may be thinking, “Wait, there’s more than one kind of […]

October 19, 2017

Ask The Expert, Sablewood Brides, Stationery, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Weddings

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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

Ask The Expert, Design, Illustration, Stationery, Uncategorized, Wax Seals, Weddings

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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

Ask The Expert, Stationery, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized, Weddings

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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

Ask The Expert, Design, Sablewood Brides, Uncategorized, Weddings

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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

Ask The Expert, Stationery, Uncategorized, Wax Seals, Weddings

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