Super Congratulations Card

I love everything about this cute congratulations card — from the sunny yellow and cool gray to the playful retro font:

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As much as I love the yellow, it also comes in a cool pool blue version:

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Both available via Richie Design.  Perfect for keeping on hand for the next time you want to tell someone just how happy and/or proud you are for them.

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Calligraphy Wedding Vows

In honor of Valentine's Day yesterday, I thought I'd start the week off with a sweetly romantic gift from a husband to his wife — a beautiful keepsake of their wedding vows created by calligrapher Elecia Fogg of Dancing Pen:

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Elecia created this beautiful keepsake with white ink for the text and a couple of gold nautical-inspired illustrations on deep ocean blue paper to fit with the nautical theme of the wedding and the vows themselves.  Such a beautiful result!

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Sponsor Introduction – Zenadia Design

One of my newest sponsors is Zenadia Design — a couture wedding and social stationery design studio in California founded by Heidi Jiminez.  Heidi has a special love for nature and texture, which is fully evident in her design work from wedding invitations to save the dates to birthday party invitations:

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{happy weekend!}

Happy Friday everyone!  For what feels like the first time in weeks, the sun is shining and I'm wishing for above-freezing temperatures to help melt away some of these massive piles of snow – and of course still dreaming about spring.  I know this is a three-day weekend for many of you (at least those of you here in the U.S.), but before you go running off…

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…a few links from the week:

I think that's it for this week!  I hope you all have a lovely weekend (and lovely valentine's day for those of you participating), and I'll see you all again on Monday!

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Primele Calligraphy

With all the snow on the East Coast over the past few days, it’s been a pretty rough week.  So I thought I’d help smooth the transition to the weekend with some lovely calligraphy from the ladies of Primele!

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The images above are of the two new invitation suites that Primele created for Bella FiguraBalsam and String.  So pretty!

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I know some people consider them to be more trouble than they’re worth, but I will never tire of seeing mix-and-match vintage stamps on wedding invitation envelopes.  And the white ink on black envelopes is such a lovely twist on a classic black and white palette.  For more beautiful calligraphy, definitely check out the Primele etsy shop and blog.

Photo Credits: Primele