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April 16

Wedding Stationery Wednesday: Introducing Marchesa

Delicate lace, lush florals and whimsical flourishes—these are the hallmarks of fashion label Marchesa. And now, Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, the design duo behind the beautifully crafted gowns, bring their stunning designs to paper. Designed exclusively for Wedding Paper Divas, the Marchesa Collection is pure romance and decadent details—perfect for wedding stationery.

“The Marchesa bride is someone who wants a dress that is romantic, timeless and makes her feel her most beautiful.”

Inspired by the runway, the Marchesa Collection incorporates artwork from its favorite collections. The intricate craftsmanship shines as stationery and exudes sophistication from save the dates and wedding invitations to day-of essentials.

Planning a wedding that leans toward traditional? Look to Artful Floral or Exquisite Vines.

Marchesa Wedding Stationery Collection for Wedding Paper Divas

Marchesa Wedding Stationery Collection for Wedding Paper Divas

Going for more of a bold statement? Night Blossoms may just be your thing.

Marchesa Wedding Stationery Collection for Wedding Paper Divas

Hoping to add vintage flair? Lithe Lace is a graceful nod to an earlier time.

Marchesa Wedding Stationery Collection for Wedding Paper Divas

We love them all, though the luscious trompe l’oeil of Breathtaking Blossoms is a fragrant feast for the eyes.

Marchesa Wedding Stationery Collection for Wedding Paper Divas

With its range of styles, the Marchesa Collection offers up a banquet of elegant stationery.

“We wanted to offer brides stationery with beautiful designs that feel special and bespoke.”

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March 12

Wedding Stationery Wednesday: Pantone Aluminum

Planning a fall wedding? Take a cue from our Pantone Aluminum Inspiration Board and set the tone for an elegant affair, which begins with your save the date cards. Aluminum—one of Pantone’s Top 10 Colors for Fall 2014—carries solid weight as a sophisticated silvery shade.

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A cross between gray and silver, it adds an understated polish that will catch the eye—as any save the date card should do—and allows the bride and groom to be the stars. This futuristic neutral will shine, maintain its steely edge or establish a timeless mood as needed. From small details to large swashes, Aluminum hints at the wedding to come and opens to the possibilities of artful combinations in the suite that follows.

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June 5

Wedding Stationery Wednesday: A Regal Shade

Inspired by Pantone Beaujolais, this week’s wedding stationery roundup is all about the rich purple hue. Whether adding depth to save the date cards with strong accents of color, or going bold with full color wedding invitations, Pantone Beaujolais is perfect for a bride who isn’t afraid to try something new. Follow through with matching response cards and wedding programs to keep the theme consistent.

Wedding Paper Blissful Bond Save the Date

Wedding Paper Divas Finally Forever RSVP response Card

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Wedding Paper Divas Vision of Love Wedding Ceremony Program

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April 3

Wedding Stationery Wednesday: Winery Weddings

When choosing wedding invitations for a vineyard wedding, brides have many options open to them. From a cheeky nod to wine barrels for save the date cards, or more subtle accents of water color grapes on response cards, a bride can plan her wedding stationery suite to fit her style.

Which of these vineyard designs is your favorite?

Wedding Paper Divas Vineyard Splash wedding invitation

Wedding Paper Divas Modern Vineyard response card

Wedding Paper Divas Charming Cask save the date card


Wedding Paper Divas Rustic Romance wedding invitation

Wedding Paper Divas Rustic Grapevine save the date card

Wedding Paper Divas Vibrant Vineyard response card

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March 20

Wedding Stationery Wednesday: Map Save the Date Cards and Magnets

A great way to personalize your wedding is to send map Save the Date cards. From designs that subtly incorporate personalized maps to styles that highlight the location of the wedding venue, these highly unique styles are custom fit to your wedding reception. Perfect for a destination wedding, these Save the Date options add a whimsical touch to the bride’s planning.

What do you think of these styles?

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March 20

Ask Etta: Extra Wedding Invitations

Cassidy asks…
I’ve chosen my Save the Date style, and even my wedding invitations, but I’m not sure what to do now. How many invitations do I need to order? I want to have extra in case of an emergency, but I don’t want to have too many invitations left over.

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Etta says…
Great question, Cassidy. It sounds like you are already ahead of the game, since you have your save the date cards and your wedding invitations chosen. Have you also decided on your guest list? If not, that would be the next step.

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I recommend ordering ten to fifteen extra invitations, depending on the size of your guest list. You’re bound to have an unforeseen error come your way, whether it is remembering a guest that had been left off the initial head count or a mistake made when addressing the invitation envelope. Having back up wedding invitations keeps you stress-free in these moments! Trust me, you’ll be happy to have the extras.

If you do end up with extra invitations after your wedding day, there are several great ways to use them. Including a copy of your invitation in a wedding photo book will create a keepsake that will last for years to come. I love these DIY projects that incorporate a wedding invitation into an ornament or a canvas print.
I hope this helps, Cassidy!

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Have an etiquette question for Etta? Email us at etta@weddingpaperdivas.com and she’ll post an answer for you.

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