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Printable Wedding Program - Retro Chalkboard

As back to school season starts to unfold, a chalkboard look seems more than appropriate. But this isn't your run of the mill dusty school chalkboard. This printable Retro Chalkboard Wedding Program  has a subtle texture in the background that elevatew the solid black to something a bit more nostalgic. The brush lettering font (which I wrote all about here!) in white completes the elegant look.  As always, e.m.papers wedding printables are customizable and can be adapted to your own unique needs. Every ceremony is different, so you can adapt this wedding program template to suit your wedding party list, the order of service, the music and readings, and add any extras you need.  Even last minute changes are no...

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Printable Wedding Program - Gold Strokes

The gold strokes wedding program template is simple and modern with a touch of elegance. This printable wedding program is part of a complete wedding stationery suite but can also be used on its own to give your event that something extra. The ink stroke design originated from a morning of experimenting with a brush and ink. The simple half fold format of this customizable printable has a cover page, space for the wedding party and the order of service of your ceremony, and an optional back page.  The gold elements are definitely a showstopper and you may be wondering, can I print gold on my home printer? The short answer is: yes, you can print this invitation on your home printer -...

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Inspired by Meghan and Harry: New Printable Wedding Menu Design

I wasn't planning on working on new printable wedding designs until later this year, but all the excitement and buzz around the upcoming royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry has got me inspired. I kind of hate to admit it, but I kind of get into all the pomp and circumstance of these royal events. I watched 'Downton Abbey' and am really enjoying 'The Crown' and I suprised everyone (including myself) by sobbing my head off watching Princess Diana's funeral. Don't ask me why, it's a mystery. However the Meghan Markle thing is kind of special. A close friend and fellow American expat breathlessly asked me a couple of days ago if I felt connected to Ms. Markle seeing...

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How to Make A Wedding Save the Date Email

It seems like every time I turn around there is a new digital wedding stationery and website service. I'm a traditionalist and still think wedding invitations should be on actual paper sent in the actual mail, but I get why some couples go the online route. Sending wedding stationery via email especially makes sense when it comes to save the dates for a couple of reasons. There is urgency; you need to get on your guests calendars, you also need to get an idea of how many guests you'll have.  It's true the official wedding head count comes with the return of wedding RSVPs, but informally, once you send out the save the dates, you'll find out which potential guests...

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Wedding Printables: Retro Chalkboard Printable Menu in The Shop!

So! Another printable wedding menu is live in the shop! This is from the Retro Chalkboard suite of wedding printables. It's hard to see in the images but there is a subtle chalkboard texture in the background. I didn't want to overplay it. As with all e.m.papers wedding printables you can download a sample and try it out first.  Just click the link under the 'TRY IT OUT FIRST' text.  This menu is really suited for a wedding reception with a contemporary or urban vibe. The designs unapologetic use of black and white makes for a striking contrast (and is easy to read). I used 'Master of Break' for the header (see this Fonty Friday describing what I like about...

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