Posted on May 17, 2013 by Cari
Categories: in MOTHERHOOD
It’s warming up outside and the sound of Indy Cars are buzzing. Yep, it’s definitely May in good ol’ Indiana! =)
I’ll apologize in advance, as things start to get quieter around the blog. Wedding season has begun to consume our workdays {and most weekends}. So the limited spare time I have, I plan to spend most of it with this sweet little man…
I mean, who wouldn’t want to spend all their free time taking outdoor strolls & snuggling with this handsome fella? And those chubby cheeks. O.M.G. Simply irresistible!
However, we do promise not to be completely absent. Stay tuned later this month, as we share recaps of some of our spring client weddings. Ooooo, the loveliness that’s in store for you. Teaser: Think wineries, jazz spots, and country clubs. =)
Happy May!
Posted on April 17, 2013 by Cari
Categories: in WEDDINGS
Thank you notes are one of the most important tasks post-wedding – so, as you get ready to write those thank you notes for you upcoming wedding & bridal shower, here are a few tips to keep in mind…
DON’T print out your thank you notes.
DO hand-write them.
DON’T send the same, generic thank you note to each guest.
DO tell them how grateful you are for their personal gift, and how you plan to use it.
DON’T wait longer than 3 months to send your thank-you notes. (per Emily Post)
DO send them out as soon as possible, after the wedding date. (For showers – we recommend sending them within 2 weeks after the shower date.)
DON’T address a cash gift directly. Instead, simply thank them for their generosity.
DO send one to every guest that attended – whether they brought you a gift or not.
DON’T underestimate the power of a thank you note! It’s the easiest way to express your sincere gratitude – not only for the personal gift, but also for the gift giver themselves. Their presence at your big day is what makes it so special, so be sure to let them know how grateful you are for their attendance! =)
Do you have any tips for our brides, as they get ready to write their wedding thank-yous? We’d love to hear them!
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Posted on April 2, 2013 by Cari
Categories: in THE STUDIO
Happy Tuesday, friends!
On the first Tuesday of every month, join me in my new blog series, Tuesday Typography. Here, I’ll share with you my favorite typography finds & how to make them your own. Because a gorgeous font can brighten everyone’s day, am I right?
In my inaugural post, I’d like to introduce you to my first true {font} love. Meet Carolyna Pro Black….
Isn’t she gorgeous?! It’s one of many in the ever-popular Emily Lime font series, and is a great play on handwritten calligraphy. It’s also quite the popular script font for modern wedding invites, and pairs well with most san serif fonts. I can’t tell you how often my brides send inspirational photos that include this lovely font!
If you just HAVE to have it (like I did!), you can purchase & download it here —-> Carolyna Pro Black
Enjoy & happy typing! =)
I’m a country girl, small business owner, wife, mother of three, and a proud alumna of Purdue University (Boiler Up!).
Wondering what life is like for a busy mom with a graphic design & laser cutting business? My days are filled with pretty paper, blissful brides, half-finished sketchbooks, half-eaten lunches, and lots of cuddling with my little ones. I look forward to sharing with you all of life's fun happenings (both in & out of the studio) here on the blog!
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