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A Birthday Party Fit for a Prince

21 Jul

If you’ve been watching the news, you’ll know that Prince George is turning one tomorrow.  There is even a social media hashtag trending in his honor: #HappyBirthdayPrinceGeorge. I am sure the royal family will be throwing a lavish party fit for the prince.  While most of us won’t be throwing parties for princes, any baby can feel like royalty on their first birthday with party invites and decor from The Stationery Studio.  I am sharing some of my favorites for ideas for your own party!

3 adorable invites from our Boys First Birthday Invitations boutique:

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Some great ideas from our Kids Birthday Party Napkins boutique:

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For even more personalized items, we have personalized party supplies and baby gifts to make any 1st birthday party special.  And of course, make sure to take lots of photos of your little one making a mess of their birthday cake.  That’s always my favorite part!

xoxo

Jennifer

I Have a Confession …

6 Sep

I have a confession.  I love die-cut invites.  As much as I love and appreciate the clean lines of stationery, a die-cut invite is so fun and fresh.  We just added a new line of invitations that are simply adorable!  When I first saw them, so many words came to mind … fresh, retro, fun, whimsical.  I wanted to share a few of my favorites with you (and you can check out the whole line on our site).

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Enjoy checking out the entire collection!

xoxo

Jennifer

 

Engaged? Helpful Tips on Save-the-Date Wording

11 Jan

Engaged?  Congratulations!  One of the next steps is to send friends and family a Save-the-Date Announcement.   Not sure what to include on your Save-the-Date?  Etiquette expert Sue Fox has the following suggestions to help you with wording whether your style is formal or informal.

 

The format and wording to use

Ensure that you include both names, the date and location of the wedding and since this may be a new concept to some of your guests include an explanation that a formal invitation will follow. The card can be worded quite informally:

Save the weekend of June 19, 2009! Jane and John are getting married!

We’re getting married! You’ll be invited to the wedding that is to take place on June 19, 2009. Please save the date! Jane and John

Joanne Green and Allen Thompson  Please Save the Date!  We will be getting married on July 25th 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. Invitation and details to follow.

 

A more formal approach for a formal wedding might read:

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Myers,

Please save the date of Saturday, June 19, 2009 for the wedding of Joanne Green and Allen Thompson (or full names for a formal card) in Boston, Massachusetts.  Invitations to follow.

Sincerely,

Mr. & Mrs. William Green

 

And make sure to enter our Pinterest Wedding Contest for one in five chances to win a $100 Gift Certificate to The Stationery Studio.  The perfect way to kick start your wedding planning.

xoxo

Jennifer

Sue_fox-210-expSue Fox is an etiquette expert and contributor to The Stationery Studio. Sue has provided etiquette products, educational material, group training, and private consultations to business professionals, celebrities, corporations, K-12 schools, and colleges for 12 years with her California-based company, Etiquette Survival. Prior to that, she was employed in the hi-tech industry with ten years experience in sales and marketing and event planning at Apple, Inc. She is the author of Etiquette For Dummies, (2nd. edition 2007), Business Etiquette For Dummies, (2nd. edition 2008), and Wedding Etiquette For Dummies(1st. editon 2009).Sue is also the Executive Producer of the The Etiquette Survival Kit, a popular series of educational DVDs featuring dining and social etiquette for adults and teens and proper table settings from casual to formal dining.You can learn more about Sue Fox and her books at www.susanannefox.com