At Zenadia Design, we believe the invitation is not only the introduction to your event, its a piece of history. When designing your invitations, we design one of a kind gifts to be cherished for centuries to come. By working one on one with you, our client, we are able to create exclusive invitations that are a perfect reflection of you and your event. Our designs combine natural and extraordinary materials, making them truly distinctive. Zenadia Design: Creating history just for you. Read More »
For a lot of couples, thinking of ways to word your wedding invitations can be potentially overwhelming. Invitation companies offer general suggestions, and custom studios will typically work with you to format your wording specifically but occasionally you're left with a quandary that leaves you completely in the dark! The first thing you will need to figure out when working on your invitation wording is who is hosting the wedding (i.e. who is paying for the celebration). Traditionally the bride's parents were the hosts of the wedding; however, these days it can be anyone from the couple to the groom's family, to split right down the middle! These days, more often than not, couples are hosting their own celebrations. If you and your fiancé are hosting the wedding, here are some wording options to choose from: The pleasure of your companyis requested at the marriage celebration unitingJane Marie BrownandJames Albert Smith... Because you have ... Read More »
For a lot of brides, what to include in the ceremony program is somewhat of a mystery. I get a lot of clients asking what they should or should not include in their wedding day programs. I always tell couples that they can basically include whatever they wish, with as little or as much information as they deem necessary. The following is a basic guideline of what to include in your wedding program: The DetailsYour NamesWedding DateCeremony LocationWedding ParticipantsParents of the BrideParents of the GroomGrandparents of the BrideGrandparents of the GroomMaid of HonorBest ManBridesmaidsGroomsmenFlower Girls/Ring BearersOfficiant Order of the CeremonyYou would typically get this timeline from your officiant, as each ceremony is a little bit different. Here is an example: Prelude (list music if you wish)Seating of MothersProcessional (list music if you wish)Opening WordsReadingsWedding VowsExchange of RingsPronouncementBlessingRecessional (list music if you wish) You may also want to include the following: Note of ... Read More »
You've found the perfect dress, reserved your dream venue, and hired the most amazing photographer. Now it's time to start searching for wedding invitations. With so many options out there, it can be overwhelming. Where do you start? First, it helps to have an idea of how much you plan to invest; typically 2-5% of a couple’s overall wedding spending is set aside for stationery. Second, what does your time frame look like? Some processes take longer than others, so be sure to take that into consideration when weighing the possibilities. Once you’re aware of your price point and timeline, you can begin considering the ordering options that make the most sense for you. ONLINE RETAILERSSince online shopping is a mainstay of retail, many brides are turning to the web for invitations. Stationery websites offer pre-designed invitations that span a wide range of price points. Shopping online for your wedding invitations is ... Read More »
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