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Invitation Details: What do you really need?

Kirsten Holliday Photography If I were planning to follow Emily Post standard, invitations would include many pages & inserts…  The main invitation would simply include the basic information: The names of the couple, wedding date, ceremony time, and venue location. Then you would include insert cards for every other piece of information. What it looks like:  Invite with basic info Insert - ceremony address & details Insert - reception address & details Insert - hotel & lodging information // transportation if it fits on the same insert Insert - [...]

Need help picking out a napkin fold?

Here are some options for you to choose from that are simple and easy to accomplish that will give design and intention to your guest tables. The Knot Fold  A great way to add a dash or color and casual form to your table settings. Compatible with: Salad service Chargers Buffet Family style Plated (with chargers on the tables as your plates will be in the kitchen) Menus at each place setting The Knot Photo credit: Creatrix Photography Napkin Plate Wrap  Beautiful and a touch of formal color.  Compatible [...]

What to have on your wedding website when you send out Save the Dates

Before you send out your wedding invitations, you might be sending out Save the Dates. If you are, what needs to be on your wedding website by the time those go out? Kirsten Holliday Photography Keep it simple. When you send out your Save the Dates, you won’t have all of your wedding details lined up yet. That’s ok! (Note: If you are having RSVPs tracked through your website, make sure you have this function turned off for now.) Here’s what you’ll need: Your names and personal story. How [...]

What to include on your wedding website (by the time you send out invitations)

You’re almost ready to send out invitations, and you’ll need to collect your RSVPs, but is that the only purpose of your wedding website? A great tool for keeping all your loved ones that you’re inviting from asking you a hundred questions, your wedding website acts as an information catch all.  So... What should be included in your wedding website? Of course, we want to make sure that the basics are covered: The Couples’ names and their story. (It’s cute and we want to hear about it!) Ceremony details [...]

Wedding Planning for Introverts – how to manage all the attention and still love your wedding

There are different types of people; those who love to be in the spotlight and those who would rather work their magic behind the scenes. But no matter what kind of person you are, this is YOUR special day. Here are some tips and tricks to help you feel comfortable, confident and ready to celebrate as an introvert! Kirsten Holliday Photography Respect your needs. Give yourself some quiet moments. When you’re introverted, it can be exhausting to be the center of attention all day. It could be really helpful [...]

Wedding Traditions in the LGBT+ Community

Stephanie Rogers Photography Wedding Traditions in the LGBT+ Community Planning a wedding is a lot of maneuvering through traditions; those you want to acknowledge, exclude, or rewrite. In the LGBT+ community traditions can look a little different than they do in Hetero, or opposite sex, weddings; from picking out a wedding party, to getting ready, to walking down the aisle. No matter which traditions you decide to have in your wedding, remember you can opt into whichever ones you choose! Let’s take a look at some of the options! [...]

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