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How Many Invitations Do I Need?

Wedding planning is a sort of a numbers game. Not only do brides need to know the number of guests to invite, but they also have to keep tabs on how many are planning to attend, how many are…

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Addressing Your Envelopes

Properly addressing the inner and outer envelopes of your invitation can be tricky. With so many etiquette rules and unique relationship situations, it can be confusing when you sit down to actually begin addressing. Having an inner and outer…

The Ins and Outs of Double Envelopes

Brides are often surprised to see two sets of envelopes when they receive their wedding invitations. Why on earth are there two? And what do I do with the second one?! Traditional wedding invitation suites typically come from both…

Abbreviating on Invitations

Q.  Should I abbreviate certain words on my paper suite or do I need to write everything out, such as times, dates, and addresses? A. During a bridal consultation, the invitation specialists at Persnickety focus on answering a bride’s…

A Little Note of Thanks

Now that the holidays are over and the decorations are going back into the attic, do you have a stack of thank you notes to write for all the fabulous gifts from family and friends? Are you putting it…

Favors: Falling In or Out of Favor?

Do I really have to give wedding favors to my guests? This is one of the most frequently asked questions our brides ask when coming in for their appointments. One of the great services we offer here at persnickety…

Ask the Etiquette Masters: Divorced Parents and Wedding Invitations

Traditional etiquette plays an enormous role in how Persnickety words every piece of a bride’s invitation suite. Even brides who opt for more unique or modern wording are interested in the tradition behind their wedding invitation, and there are…