09/28/2009

invites for a cure

Posted in wedding invites tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , at 12:18 pm by meant to be sent

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october is quickly approaching (can you believe it?!) and with it brings cooler weather, pretty leaves and breast cancer awareness month. meant to be sent is dedicated to supporting this cause, and to help out will be donating a percentage of all invites booked and completed in the month of october to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.

book now and help a great cause! you can also learn more about the organization and make your own donations at their website.

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08/14/2009

the envelope, please…

Posted in wedding invites tagged , , , , , , , , , , , at 9:27 am by meant to be sent

while the envelope is the most anticipated item at an awards show, a good amount of people forget about the envelope and its importance as part of the invitation. keep in mind it is the first thing that your guests will see and it sets the tone for the rest of the invitation and can be just as stunning if dressed up just right! consider having a coordinating design printed along with your return and guest address printing, or include the ever popular custom wrap label—these are a real show stopper and all the rage right now!

another great way to show your envelopes some love, is to have a custom stamp designed that coordinates with the rest of the ensemble. this will not only look great but makes for a really pulled together look and is the perfect finishing touch!

07/04/2009

beach elegance announcement

Posted in wedding invites tagged , , , , , , , , at 4:45 pm by meant to be sent

this coordinated with the beach elegance invite and served as both an announcemnt of their marriage and an invite to a local reception after the destination wedding. these are a great way to still let everyone know about your special day even if the actual wedding is a more intamite event!

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modern peacock pocketfold

Posted in wedding invites tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 3:41 pm by meant to be sent

here is one of my latest peacock creations! a new take on the peacock invite in pocket fold format and fresh modern colors–super chic!

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modern peacock pocketfold

peacock pocket fold invitation

05/04/2009

overstock sale!

Posted in gallery tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 9:28 am by meant to be sent

ok all you DIYers out there…i have a bunch of extra paper from envelopments!

i have creme brulee metallic (a shimmery cream) card stock and 5×7 envelopes, regalia/creme brulee (metallic patterned) 5×7 envelope liners and 5×7 gate folds (which have the pattern on one side, solid creme brulee metallic on the other) and 2×2 patterned seals.

i also have antique gold layering cards cut to layer over the center panel of the gatefold (around 4.5 x 6.5) and antique gold belly bands.

contact me for pricing if you are interested!!

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creme brulee


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regalia/creme brulee


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antique gold

02/18/2009

beachy keen!

Posted in custom invitations tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 11:54 am by meant to be sent

 

monogram sand seal using real sand!

monogram sand seal using real sand!

the ensemble is not quite done but i just had to post these super fun monogram seals made with real sand! a super unique way to bring the beach to your guests and set the tone for an amazing destination or beach inspired wedding! more to come!

12/24/2008

a new year…new stuff

Posted in invitations tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 1:07 am by meant to be sent

whew. it has been quite a year and it is definitely ending on a busy note! as this one comes to a close, i am super excited for the new year to begin….i have some exciting plans for the blog and main site! so stay tuned for new developments…

a sneak peek: i am planning on incorporating idea and inspiration boards into my blog and site. i just love them! and they are a great way to both inspire and capture ideas.

i sometimes do an idea board for my clients to illustrate a general design direction… here is an example of a very simple one i put together to give an overall feel for an invitation and show the materials to be used…some will be like this, while others will be more a collage of images gathered to capture ideas for a “look” or color scheme to inspire your invitation design…

{ TIP } if you are so inclined to gather your own images, this is also a great way to communicate what you are looking for and the type of event you are planning!

(the one below is more a way for me to quickly show a bride pieces of an invitation design for general direction)

bright purple and green inspiration board

bright purple and green inspiration board

09/26/2008

we have envelopments!

Posted in gallery tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , at 10:00 pm by meant to be sent

we are an authorized envelopments dealer and offer the entire line of products to mix and match to your heart’s content! contact us to create a one of a kind invitation using these fun papers, patterns and pockets!

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