Happy Weekend!

Happy Friday everyone! I’m actually pretty excited for this weekend. We’re supposed to have a couple of nice days – and we’re heading to our first Caps game since Sophie was born with friends on Saturday! Sophie won’t be joining us for this excursion, but I am excited to take her to her first real hockey game at some point. I think she’d love it! But in the meantime…

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Camellia via Gardenista (I’m just going to post photos of flowers until Spring arrives, okay?)

…a few links for your weekend!

This week on Oh So Beautiful Paper:

Check back soon for this week’s cocktail! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and I’ll see you back here next week! xoxo

Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever

Your wedding day is the “best day ever,” so why not scream it from the rooftops!? I love seeing couples incorporate the fun phrase into their wedding stationery and decor. It’s perfect for casual, light-hearted weddings where the couple just wants everyone to have fun. If that sounds like a wedding you’d like… here are some of my favorite “Best Day Ever” ideas for you! —Kelly

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Cake Topper by Better Off Wed

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo + Favors by Marcelle Calder Photography

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Cake Topper by Better Off Wed (left), Cake Topper by Paper Treats (right)

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Tote by Alphabet Bags

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Cocktail Napkins by Betsy White

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo by Amelia Lyon

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Photo by Stoffer Photography (left), Photo + Stationery by Brooke Courtney via Oh So Beautiful Paper (right)

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo by Alissa Claire

Day-of Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Best Day Ever via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Photo by Laura Murray Photography via Wedding Chicks

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Happy Weekend!

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I hope you’re able to spend time with your special people this weekend! We got a few more inches of snow here in DC on Wednesday night and are expected to get even more this weekend, so we’re hunkered down for a quiet weekend at home. Is it spring yet?? Sigh. But in the meantime…

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Printable calligraphy quote by Julie Song Ink (see below for a discount!)

…a few links for your weekend!

This week on Oh So Beautiful Paper:

Check back soon for this week’s cocktail! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and I’ll see you back here next week! xoxo

Happy Weekend!

Happy Friday everyone! I’m heading out a bit early this week – I have a big week ahead of me coming up: I’m returning to Alt Summit in Salt Lake City, and as a speaker for the first time! Are any of you going? If so, I hope you’ll come say hello! I’ll be hosting a roundtable discussion on Thursday afternoon and again on Friday morning. I’m so excited! But there’s also plenty of things to do before I hop on a plane Wednesday morning, so in the meantime…

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Photo by me via Instagram

…a few links for your weekend!

This week on Oh So Beautiful Paper:

Check back soon for this week’s cocktail! I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and I’ll see you back here next week! xoxo

Best of 2013: My Favorites

As we get ready to say goodbye to another year (and welcome a new one!), I’m wrapping up my 2013 recaps with a few personal favorite posts. 2013 was a really hard year for me, for a variety of reasons, but each of the posts below fills me with happiness and gratitude. And I can’t think of a better way to close out this year. I wish all of you the happiest of new years – thank you so much for reading Oh So Beautiful Paper, and I’ll see you back here in 2014!

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Brick + Mortar (Illustration by Emily McDowell for Oh So Beautiful Paper)

Emily’s column is a new addition to OSBP, but I’m already having trouble understanding how we ever survived without her! Emily brings wonderful retail insights as the owner of Clementine in Vermont, along with a human connection to the real customers who visit her store. Emily’s post on Everyday Thanksgivings is already one of my all-time favorites.

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Paper Party 2013 + Invitations

This year’s Paper Party was the biggest yet! And so much fun from the invitations to the colorful party details. We’re already starting to plan for Paper Party 2014, and I couldn’t be more excited!

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Visit to DC’s Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens (and more favorite DC spots here)

I’ve enjoyed sharing some of my favorite DC spots on a more regular basis! Our visit to the Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens was one of my favorite new discoveries in 2013, but I’m looking forward to sharing more of our favorite places to eat, explore, and shop in 2014.

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Sophie’s First Birthday!

Sophie turned one! We celebrated with a small, low key birthday party – and some amazing balloon-inspired letterpress invitations from the talented Catherine of Printerette Press and neon pink calligraphy by Michele of Meant to Be Calligraphy. We’re so lucky to be parents of this amazing little girl.

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A New Year’s Eve Cocktail Dinner Party and Summer Backyard BBQ Cocktail Party with St-Germain

Our year-long collaboration with St-Germain pushed us to develop in new and exciting creative ways. Coming up with new cocktail recipes. Dreaming up beautiful party ideas. We loved every minute of it (even though it was secretly a LOT of work behind the scenes), and we’re looking forward to continuing to push ourselves creatively in the new year! The New Year’s Eve party and backyard summer cocktail party are my two favorites so far – along with the gorgeous recipe illustrations by Dinara Mirtalipova!

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Campaign-Inspired Baby Shower Invitations + Shower Details

Getting to co-host a baby shower for some of your closest friends? The best. Campaign-inspired invitations by August Blume? Icing on the cake. And then, a new baby! (Even better).