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Pretty Party + Wedding Stationery from My Publisher

This post was sponsored by MyPublisher. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help keep The Sweetest Occasion rockin’! You guys know how much I love pretty paper and stationery. There’s just nothing like that perfect invitation or thank you note hitting your mailbox that never fails to inspire a smile. I’d be ashamed at …

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Rockin Save the Date Magnets from Minted

This post was sponsored by Minted. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that so generously help keep The Sweetest Occasion rockin’! I’ve been such a huge fan of Minted for years. They’re a stationery powerhouse, boasting the freshest designs for everything from weddings to birthday parties. (And have you seen their amazing new collection of art prints? Or what …

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Lobster Bib Save the Dates

Want in on a little known fact about me? I’m obsessed with lobster. I’m actually convinced it’s the world’s most delicious food. Oh, and I’m equally in love and obsessed with all things New England. So these amazing lobster bib save the dates? (Yes, lobster bib save the dates!) Well, they’re basically completely awesome in …

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Seaside Inspired Watercolor Save the Dates

You guys have probably heard me tell you how much I love the water and seaside inspired celebrations so many times you could recite it back to your grandkids someday. And I’ve also done my fair sharing of waxing poetic about gorgeous watercolor stationery on multiple occasions. That said, it’s probably pretty predictable that I’m …

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Cool DIY Video Save the Date

This morning I am off to Salt Lake City by way of Chicago (where I’ll be catching up with Ami of Elizabeth Anne Designs for the rest of the flight west) for this year’s Altitude Design Summit. I am, in a word, crazy excited. I can’t wait to meet so many blogger friends I have …

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Loving Watercolors

I’m loving the watercolor trend emerging in design and stationery right now and had to share a few favorites. There is something so quietly beautiful about the sheer colors of watercolor paint that lends a wonderfully special touch to invitations, envelopes, save the dates, business cards and whatever assorted paper ephemera might be your flavor …

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Watercolor Save the Dates

I’ve been a paper junkie my whole life and I take no shame in the fact that I spend more time than most people I know obsessing about gorgeous stationery. These stunning watercolor save the dates from Swiss Cottage Designs featuring calligraphy from Love Jenna are my  latest obsession. An original water color painting created …

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Recipe Card Save the Dates

The baked goods-loving cook/baker/foodie in me is loving these sweet recipe card save the dates from Chewing the Cud. I love great wedding stationery infused with personality and little details that reflect the couple so naturally these rank high on my list of favorites. Cute recipe cards bundled with a little package of cookies would …

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Custom Letterpress Save the Dates from Gus & Ruby Letterpress

I’ve been reading (and loving) the blog of Gus & Ruby Letterpress, appropriately named Paper Hounds, since before owners Samantha and Whitney had even opened shop. The gals behind Gus & Ruby are letterpress-obsessed and dog-loving, just like me, and even named their gorgeous Portsmouth, New Hampshire shop after their two doggies, Gus and Ruby. …

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Sweet Emilia Jane Save the Dates by A Desert Fete

These darling little save the dates are for the wedding of Emilia Jane, one of my favorite bloggers out there. (I’ve loved reading about her wedding planning inspiration on her blog (un)Veiled Vows since before my own wedding.) Designed by Jaime of A Desert Fete, they feature pretty kraft paper envelopes and a little tiny envelope …

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Save the Date Holiday Minibook Cards from Minted

I remember this time last year as I scrambled to get our save the dates assembled and out the door in advance of our summer wedding and it dawned on me that many summer 2010 brides are likely finding themselves in that same position right about now. I love the idea of sending out a …

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