You know your love was written in the stars; why not let your guests know it too? The excitement of your wedding day will burn brightly with these exquisite astrology-inspired wedding invitations available in Persnickety’s studio! Astrological designs are one of the top trends in stationery this upcoming season, and Persnickety is seeing more and more of them shine into next year’s wedding stationery. And with endless options for personalization, it’s not hard to see why! There’s something about stars,… Read more »

When certain colors are trending in the fashion world, they eventually make their way to the world of paper, and predicting what 2018 Pantone colors will take the fashion world by storm ultimately affects those of us at the stationery level. Persnickety is always watching what’s trending in stationery, and we are absolutely thrilled with what’s up-and-coming for next year’s wedding season. Many of our brides like to stay ahead of trends so they can add just a touch of what’s popular as… Read more »

Persnickety is happy to offer a wide array of unique and gorgeous wedding invitations in our studio, including stunning invitations for the budget conscious bride. You do not need to splurge to have a memorable, one-of-a-kind invitation that your guests will be raving about. If you are looking for an invitation to match your personality, wedding theme, or chosen colors but are keeping your budget in mind, might we suggest one of Carlson Craft’s seal ‘n send invitations? Seal ‘n… Read more »

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Your wedding dress isn’t the only place you can incorporate lace into your wedding day! Dress up your wedding invitations by adding an elegant touch of lace to your stationery suite. Lace compliments a variety of styles so perfectly that it is quickly becoming a popular style for 2017 invitations. Check out just a few gorgeous lacy invitations we have in our studio, and feel free to give us a call and schedule an appointment to take a glance at them… Read more »

Normal life is already busy. Planning a wedding on top of everything else you have to do is enough to drive a bride to madness! Why not make it easy on yourself and let Persnickety address your gorgeous invitations for you? Persnickety is pleased to offer digital and hand addressing services in our studio. We can address any type of invitation you need- weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, birthday parties- you name it! We try to match ink colors and… Read more »

Delicate, subtle, memorable, and gorgeous: all reasons why Persnickety is currently crushing on the stationery theme of watercolors. Though nothing new to the world of art, this year’s brides have been falling in love over and over again with this invitation style as it sets out to make its mark in the 2017 and 2018 wedding seasons. Our brides are really trying to incorporate the soft color palette and romantic artwork into their entire wedding stationery suite, from the invitation to the… Read more »

Even though foil stamping is a classic staple in stationery design, Persnickety has watched this printing technique skyrocket in popularity within the last year. Brides can’t get enough foil, and we can’t exactly blame them! Foil-stamping is an intensive printing process that requires a specialty press, metal dies, and foil rolls. These rolls come in a variety of colors, particularly in matte or glossy metallics, like gold, silver, rose gold, or copper. The metal die is cut using the exact… Read more »

Calling all “green” brides! Eco-friendly stationery is sprouting up as a popular option for wedding invitations and favors in 2017. More and more brides adore the idea of a choosing a beautiful but environmentally-responsible invitation, especially one that can become even more unique and memorable to guests when blooming into a gorgeous flower after planting the invitation itself. All of this is possible through the use of seed and recycled papers. Persnickety is pleased to offer an entire line of eco-friendly stationery in… Read more »

It’s the little details that make your wedding or big event super memorable to your family and friends, and what could be simpler than adding the perfect touch of color or theme with a personalized cocktail napkin? You don’t really think about napkins until your fingers are sticky and you desperately need one, so make sure that you do your guests a favor! When planning your wedding accessories, ask Persnickety about customized napkins. We have them available in just about… Read more »

Persnickety is so excited for the 2017 wedding season because of the tiny but gorgeous hints we’ve been seeing in paper trends over the last few months from industry insights. Long gone are the days of invitations and Save the Dates only being printed on white or ivory rectangles! You can expect 2017 invitations to come in every shape, size, color, and style under the sun, and your Save the Date won’t be any different. The most important thing we take… Read more »

One of the benefits to visiting Persnickety that you won’t find online is a knowledgeable specialist helping you through every step of the stationery process. At Persnickety, we can help you narrow down the thousands of invitations options, and be there to answer any of your etiquette, paper, or printing questions. One commonly asked question our couples ask is, “Which printing process should we choose for our invitations?” There are several different printing techniques to choose from, so we decided to offer a short series of posts… Read more »

The 2017 Pantone Color of the Year is making it so easy to be green. Persnickety is channeling all things natural, earthy, and eco-friendly with the introduction of 2017’s color of the year, Greenery. It’s such a unique shade of green, too; not quite like 2013’s color of luxury and grace, Emerald, but a total twist from the deep intensity of 2016’s Marsala. It’s the perfect color for a brand new year; the coming of springtime when all of nature begins… Read more »

We’re flying back in time with one of 2017’s hottest wedding and stationery trends with Persnickety’s current crush . . . steampunk! What is steampunk? Steampunk is both a fashion style and literary genre that dates back to the late 1800s/early 1900s. It incorporates Victorian fashion with frills, lace, top hats, and vests and turn-of-the-century steam powered technology. The fun thing about our current crush is its brilliant science fiction twist with innovative technology centered on the use of steam… Read more »

Time flies when you’re having fun, and 2016 has been an incredibly fun year for Persnickety! We can’t believe 2017 is already only a few weeks away (where did the days go?!), but we’re ready for the upcoming wedding season and to help our 2017 brides find the invitation suite of their dreams. As always, we’ve been following industry trends very closely, checking out what is hot off the presses in the world of stationery design. We’ve gathered our thoughts… Read more »

Gold is one of the hottest trends shining through in wedding stationery this year, and it’s not hard to see why. Gold (especially gold foil) offers a chic, polished, and modern way to add a unique and memorable touch to your invitations. Because of its incredible versatility, this fabulous metallic can fit into just about every ceremony theme, anywhere from an enormous splash of bling with sparkle and intense glittery gold to a delicate, romantic gilded edge. Whether it’s a… Read more »

Say Aloha to Persnickety’s current crush in stationery- the pineapple! This timeless symbol is popular for both 2017 wedding stationery and personal correspondence stationery. The pineapple is the ultimate symbol of hospitality, warmth, and friendship, and this prickly yet sweet fruit holds a long history of being a delicious way to make guests feel welcome. What could be more meaningful when inviting those you love to your special day? Persnickety is sweet on these adorable pineapple designs shown below. The… Read more »

When it comes to optimum luxury and timeless elegance, nothing comes close to Kleinfeld. Kleinfeld has become a household name thanks in part to the TV show, Say Yes to the Dress, but Kleinfeld has been customizing bridal gowns for over 60 years, and it sells more bridal gowns than any other shop on earth! But Kleinfeld doesn’t only provide wedding dresses; they also have an entire line of wedding stationery, and you don’t have to travel to Manhattan to experience Kleinfeld. Persnickety… Read more »

As always, Persnickety is closely following trends in wedding stationery, and we’ve noticed one of the absolutely musts of 2016 is sending out a Save the Date card. Save the Dates come in a variety of styles, but the most popular this year have been the Save the Date magnets and scratch-off lottery style cards. And with more and more brides planning a destination wedding or a wedding that falls on a holiday weekend, Save the Dates are a fabulous way to… Read more »

L’amour is in the air! Is there anything more romantic than a Parisian wedding theme? We’ve said “je t’aime” to these chic, vintage invitations and their classic Parisian elements that you can incorporate into your wedding day stationery. These invitations have such refinery and grace that even Coco Chanel would be proud. Do you see an invitation that makes you fall in love all over again?  Let the staff at Persnickety help you say “Bonjour!” and make it absolutely yours…. Read more »

Persnickety had so much fun last year designing numerous beautiful, elegant, quirky, and whimsical ceremony programs for our 2015 brides. Brides this year have been all over the map with programs they adore; we have created programs from the delicate and traditional to the bold colored, ultra modern, and as always, we’re looking ahead to the rest of the 2016 wedding season. We’re so excited to see these upcoming trends in wedding programs for our 2016 brides, and we think you’ll love them too…. Read more »

Why do we love polka dots on wedding stationery? Let me count the ways. Incorporating this fun, timeless pattern into your paper suite is an excellent way to flaunt a distinct style, and it is so easy to play with! Any colors can be used; you can opt for the classic black-and-white polka dots or use bright, bold colors in combination with other unique designs and motifs. Even if you prefer an invitation that leans toward the traditional style, toying with… Read more »

It’s hard to believe that winter is coming and that 2016 will be here before we know it! 2015 has flown by for Persnickety, and we’re already gearing up for the 2016 wedding season. The staff at Persnickety loves to be on the cutting edge of paper styles, and we want you to be too! Take a look at the trends we’re excited to see in wedding stationery next year. Damask This delicate Arabic-French design is an absolute classic when it comes to wedding themes, and… Read more »

Stripes can be a tricky theme to incorporate into your wedding stationery. After all, nobody wants anything too zebra-y, but chevron stripes can sometimes be a bit too modern for a bride who wants to stick to a more traditional style invitation. Fortunately, there are so many ways to use a striped theme for your Save the Dates and invitations that can still be light, whimsical, and elegant all at the same time. Stripes are so incredibly easy to pair with glamorous… Read more »

With this heat and humidity, it’s hard to imagine that autumn and cool weather is actually on its way! Fortunately, the staff at persnickety is always planning ahead, and we’ve been already been watching the latest invitation trends for Fall 2015. This season’s invitations will be all about authenticity and warmth, personality and charm, bright colors and unique artwork, and we have four of the top trends to look for this wedding season. 1. Hand lettering Hand lettering will be a popular… Read more »

We are absolutely crushing on this throwback theme that first took flight in the Art Nouveau movement of the late 1800s, and since its inception, incorporating all things peacock has been an easy way to fuse the exotic with the elegant in any type of wedding. Some brides shy away from using such a bold theme in their wedding stationery and their décor because the peacock motif has the ability to easily start jaywalking down the path of the tacky…. Read more »

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After a long, bitter winter, summer is finally here, and everywhere you look, flowers are blooming…including on wedding stationery! Though adding florals on wedding invitations has always been a timeless classic, brides are particularly drawn to them this year. It is so easy to find a floral design for every type of couple and every type of wedding! Flowers can easily complement bold or whimsical elements to make an invitation bloom wildly, or it can blend traditional and refined aesthetics for… Read more »

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York just finished wrapping up, and the trends we’re expecting in 2015 don’t only apply to haute couture- we’re seeing them in our latest invitations as well. These popular elements are sneaking into invitation and paper trends, including our Jean M. Love + Paper, Themes and Dreams, and 2015 albums. Check out some of these trends to keep an eye on both on and off the runaway, and let us help you figure out how to… Read more »