Do I Need a Reception Card?

Determining what insert cards you need in your wedding invitation set can be overwhelming! You don’t want to bombard guests with so much information that their eyes glaze over. But you don’t want to forget anything important either. One…

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Inviting the Plus One

Q. A few individuals on my wedding guest list are single. How do I let these guests know they can bring a guest? A. Before we delve into the question, let’s look at the two types of envelopes that…

Current Crush: Photo Thank Yous

Thank you notes are an absolute must with your wedding stationery suite. Tradition states you need to express your gratitude to your guests with a handwritten sentiment . . . but no need to be traditional about it! Introducing…

Welcome PrintsWell!

Persnickety is beyond excited to welcome a brand new stationery line to our studio… introducing PrintsWell! Based in Birmingham, Alabama, PrintsWell offers an enormous selection of gorgeous, on-trend invitations for every event under the sun. One of the best…

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Love, Naturally

Calling all “green” brides! Eco-friendly stationery is sprouting up as a popular option for wedding invitations and favors this wedding season. More and more brides adore the idea of a choosing a beautiful but environmentally-responsible invitation, especially one that can…

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April Showers Bring May Brides

As we like to say here at Persnickety, April bridal showers bring May brides. May is one of our most popular months for weddings, and that means that many family members and friends of brides will be busy this…

Engraving vs. Thermography

One of the benefits to visiting Persnickety that you can’t find online is a knowledgeable specialist helping you through every step of the stationery process. This includes helping you determine if engraving, thermography, or digital printing is best for you. When…

Ask the Etiquette Masters: Rehearsal Dinner Invitations

Q. Who should receive an invitation to the rehearsal dinner? A. For this etiquette question, we went straight to the experts at Brides who agree that who receives a rehearsal dinner invitation depends on the formality of your event. Enjoy!…

The Mysterious ‘M’ on the RSVP Card

What’s the ‘M’ stand for? This is one of the most frequently asked questions from brides when they first arrive in our studio. What on earth does that random “M” stand for on the RSVP card? A little invitation…

Deckled Edging: Living on the Edge

One style of invitation that Persnickety brides continue to fall in love with is a cut above the rest… or an “uncut” to be exact, and that’s with deckled edging. Deckled edging is a classic papermaking technique that is…

Hats Off to the Grads!

Do you have a high school or college graduation coming up this spring? Looking for a fun, unique announcement that helps your grad stand apart from their class? Need a great invitation for that graduation party you (hopefully!) have…

Current Crush: Custom Wedding Maps

Who doesn’t love a cute custom map?! Okay, so like being paper nerds, the staff at Persnickety are total nerds for maps- especially if there is adorable artwork! Maps don’t only help us make sense of our surroundings; they…

2019 Wedding Stationery Trends

What an incredible 2018 wedding season it’s been, and we can’t wait for 2019! Looking back, it has definitely been one of the most creative years for Persnickety’s custom invitation suites- and also one of the most fun! We…

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Are Custom Invitations Right for Your Wedding?

With an infinite amount of options to choose from, deciding on a wedding invitation is tricky. Choosing whether to go with an album invitation or a custom invitation can make the decision even more of a challenge! What’s an…

Ask the Etiquette Masters: Adding Registry Information

Q. Is it ever okay to include which stores and websites I’m registered at on my wedding invitation? A. The simple answer is no. No, no, no. In fact, Persnickety avoids listing the registry information on ANY of the…

The Importance of Hand-Cancelling

Anyone who is in the process of wedding planning can attest to the fact that brides today put so much time into the creation of a beautiful wedding stationery set. They pour their heart and soul into choosing the…

Gifts for the Letter Writer

The art of letter writing and personal correspondence is still alive and well, and we all have that one person in our lives who keeps this tradition going strong. This person absolutely adores writing letters by hand, and they…