Summers End: Our 5 Favorite “Must Haves” of the Season

Well I guess it’s that time of year again, as the days get shorter and the temperatures are dropping we definitely know fall is on its’ way. But, it has been a most excellent summer – and with a few more weeks of blissful sunshine to soak up, I figured it was the perfect time to re-cap what are the 5 best must have’s for your outdoor wedding. Even if your big day is going to be in early fall, each of the following items is going to be a lovely addition to your wedding for ambiance, style and of course practicality! Enjoy! Continue reading

Get the Look: Write in Style with our Glass Dip Pen

We all want our wedding invitations and stationery to look phenomenal! We painstakingly choose just the right design, print it on the best paper and word it with the greatest of care – but what about when it comes time to hand-write names, addresses or warm wishes to your guests? If you’re like me (and have writing that makes people think you should train to be a doctor!), then you’ll be brainstorming of a way to make your writing not only look more legible but also have more style than it does when you write your weekly grocery list. Luckily, we’ve created just what you need to make your writing look fabulous (and fancy!) – the Glass Dip Pen! Learn how to use it and love it with this simple tutorial video that shows you just how easy it is to use. We promise you’ll use it from your wedding invitations, guest book and beyond!

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Parisian: Black & White Lookbook

{ Featuring: White Porcelain Bisque Poppy Blooms, Glass Dip Writing Pen & Acrylic Diamond Shaped Confetti }

Be immersed in the romance and whimsy of Parisian streets with the fifth release in our Weddingstar Style Lookbooks, Parisian: Black and White. With its’ timeless color palette, learn how to design your own French inspired wedding with the tips, tricks and products featured throughout. Continue reading

Achieve this Look: DIY Inspired Invitations

To help you add that little something extra to your wedding stationery, today I have a great (and simple!) DIY tutorial with 4 different sets of Weddingstar stationery. Designed with the novice crafter in mind by our own brilliant designer Tara, these step-by-step instructions will show you how easy it is to make your wedding stationery one of a kind. So get ready to wow your wedding guests with our “Inspired Invitations.” Enjoy! Continue reading

2013 Weddingstar Stationery Collections

Wedding Stationery

Wedding Stationery is a very broad category and contains everything from the expected wedding invitations to favor tags. Our 2013 styles include a few vintage designs, a classic black and  white and our featured ‘Aqueous’ theme. Keep reading for a glimpse into all the new designs!

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Designer Spotlight: How to Get the Party Started

Well hello again bloggers, it’s Maxine returning to offer some stationery advice for your wedding. This time around I thought I’d focus on the reception. Weddings are the perfect occasion for families and friends to get together, celebrate and kick up the heels.

Here are a few ideas of how to make sure your day ends with great memories and hopefully dancing on the tables!

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Wedding Invitation Ideas for Every Theme Part 2

Summer Fun

From backyard barbecues to more formal affairs outdoors, summer weddings are truly romantic and, quite frankly, fun!

Let the fun-loving atmosphere come alive with quirky wedding invitations that really reflect the charm of the summer season.

For a rustic chic or vintage style outside party, consider our Homespun Charm invitation (left) in Sweet which features country fair banners and a whimsical pastoral scene.

Dandelion Wishes (right) in Watermelon is charmingly simplistic and features dandelion seeds blowing in the wind: a true summertime staple. Continue reading

Wedding Invitation Ideas for Every Theme Part 1

On the Beach/Destination

Destination weddings or weddings on the beach are typically informal affairs with lots of color.

Your best bet is to choose invitations that reflect the laid-back atmosphere of the beach as well as your fun personalities. Remember, your invitations set the mood for the entire event so they should complement your theme and wedding style.

Playful invitations with bright colors are great for the beach. Choose our Coral stationery (left) in Watermelon or Sea Breeze (right) which comes in a pretty aqua blue.

Tip: Check out our selection of fun beach themed wedding favors HERE. Continue reading

“What are Escort Cards, and Do We Really Need Them?”


Golden Lac Box Cardholder | Moroccan Square Tag

With all the varieties, shapes and sizes out there, wedding stationery can be a bit confusing. And yes, some of it is just for aesthetic use but most do serve a purpose, so be careful not to back away from all of it so soon.

Through your wedding planning travels you’ve likely come across the term “escort cards” (or “table sign cards“) and went, “Huh?” Am I right?

Escort cards aren’t as well known as say invitations or place cards, but if you’re planning to have assigned seating at your wedding, they are definitely just as important. Continue reading

New Trend: Personalizing Your Wedding


Putting a personal touch on your wedding doesn’t just refer to personalized stationery anymore. Nope, now you can put your name, monogram or wedding colors on just about every aspect of your special day!

Here are my top 6 ways to personalize your wedding and really make it all your own. Continue reading