the journal

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If you are anything like me, you love a good checklist that you can easily follow along with. Well, guess what…. (drumroll please)… I created a printable ultimate wedding stationery checklist and timeline for you! It covers everything and anything you could think of for your wedding stationery needs. No need to feel overwhelmed by […]

The Ultimate Wedding Stationer Checklist + Timeline

Mar 3

Tips & Tools

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A note from the Bride Jill was amazing to work with! She was wonderful at listening to our vision and improving it with her design knowledge. We wanted our invitations and everything else to stand out, which they did and we received so many compliments! She was also great about providing different options in terms […]

Lindsey & Troy | Black Tie Wedding at Lafayette Club . Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota

Mar 2

Real Wedding

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Sometimes “getting there” is almost as fun as the destination itself and that sentiment certainly holds true in wedding planning. Anna and Ty took the “chore” out of invitation assembly by making it a full-blown party. They rounded up drinks, donuts, and good friends to turn a tedious task into an evening to remember. No. […]

Host the Ultimate Invitation Assembly Party

Mar 2

Tips & Tools

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For my final pre-wedding Real Bride post, I’ve saved the best for last. You know it—wedding stationery! After designing our save-the-dates and seeing our names come together in print, it certainly made everything even more special. Personally speaking, creating and designing our wedding paper has been the most memorable part of the planning, although I might be […]

Wedding Stationery Q&A

Sep 12

Wedding Planning

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  All the little details from the proposal to the wedding day can be very overwhelming. A lot goes into getting married, and after that special day, we jet off on a vacation of a lifetime. Planning the perfect honeymoon takes just as much time as planning the perfect wedding. With Bryan’s work travel schedule, and […]

Honeymoon Planning with Travel Planners

Aug 15

Wedding Planning

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Flowers have always been at the top of the priority list for my wedding. They should be there to complement, but not overwhelm, and finding the right florist is no small task. When researching florists, I kept these key factors at the top of my mind: matching style and aesthetic, on the same page in terms of […]

3 Tips for Finding a Florist

Jul 18

Wedding Planning

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The wedding world is filled with inspiration—Instagram, blog posts, magazines, Pinterest … and the list continues. There are so many options and ideas out there, which is fun and exciting, but thinking about the design process can drive a bride NUTS! When it came time to curate our overall wedding style, I went back to the […]

3 Steps to Finding Your Wedding Style

Jun 6

Wedding Planning

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Today I’m sharing my favorite part of wedding planning thus far. It’s the very first piece of wedding stationery guests see: the save the dates! As a custom stationery designer with more than seven years of experience in the industry, I know that this piece of paper sets the tone for the day. I might […]

Designing My Save the Dates

May 19

Wedding Planning

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One of my favorite parts of wedding planning thus far has been asking our wedding party. I’ve known for some time who I would ask to be a part of our big day, and I knew I wanted to ask them in a special way. I am someone who loves to give gifts, so I […]

Minnesota-Inspired Bridesmaid Box

Apr 25

Wedding Planning

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In my opinion, the venue is probably the most significant piece of a wedding. This decision tends to be the stepping stone to setting your overall wedding tone and style, which holds up for the remaining planning process—booking your photographer, florist, stationery, every last detail. As soon as we got engaged, I knew family and […]

The Wedding Venue Search

Apr 19

Wedding Planning

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