Ephemora is the new independent stationery studio ready to change the world of wedding invitations and paper goods. Owners Molly Cichy and Natalie Shaw have already made a strong name for themselves by focusing on gender inclusivity, breaking down heteropatriarchal wedding industry norms, and working to reduce the negative impact that weddings have on our planet.Read More
If you’re engaged, then it’s likely you’ve already come across Minted and its stellar collection of Save the Date and wedding invitation suite designs by independent artists. Minted recently released its new line of 2019 Save the Date designs and let me tell you, there is something for EVERYONE with this collection. Here are six trends we’re loving. (And a promo code!)Read More
Printing your invitations at home is one great option to consider, but a few small mistakes could lead to a serious Pinterest Fail situation. Before you commit to printing your wedding invitations at home, consider these 8 guidelines.Read More
Kseniya Thomas is the founder of Thomas-Printers in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and she makes gorgeous letterpress papergoods for weddings and businesses all over the country. We were so intrigued that she is using presses from as far back as 1898 to create modern, playful designs that we wanted to understand her whole process. What is a day in the life of a printer like in the digital age?Read More
"We have been together for five years. We met in college on an Alternative Spring Break trip to Alabama to work with Habitat For Humanity. We spent the week helping to rebuild a house, and during the process we developed a connection. In the summer of 2016 we got married, and since we were college sweethearts we decided to have our wedding on the campus. It was a beautiful day that we will remember always."Read More
Liz: I love that. When you speak of challenging clients, are you challenging them in specifically creative/design ways? Or are you willing to challenge client's assumptions around race, gender, sexuality, etc.?
Ashley: Yes. I'm constantly fighting the fight to change people's perspectives about people and how we approach them. Talk to them. Have a conversation with them. I speak of "target markets" in regards to connection points. They can be purple, gay, short, whatever...if a person connects to your message, it's because it's been crafted in authenticity, and their micro-qualities don't dictate generality. And the message part is indifferent...truly it's about authentic connections, no matter the person's make-up.Read More
Are you engaged and on the hunt for wedding invitations? Do you love invitation suites by independent designers but find them too expensive or the process of working with a designer too cumbersome and overwhelming? Basic Invite provides clients a boutique experience with limitless fonts, colors, and design-oriented templates printed on quality paper, and from start to finish, the process of getting gorgeous wedding invitations is fast, stress-free, and affordable.Read More