WEDDING OBSESSION | Rustic + Vintage + Lace + Floral + Birch Wedding Invitations & Accessories | For Love Polka Dots

WEDDING OBSESSION | Rustic + Vintage + Lace + Floral + Birch Wedding Invitations & Accessories | For Love Polka Dots

I’m a big fan of insanely personalized weddings.  The kind where everything’s really specific to the couple’s taste, where each detail has been meticulously thought out and decided upon.  I certainly wouldn’t wanna do the work of course – I just like seeing the fruits of others’ labor.  Of course, no one really wants to [...]

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STATIONERY | Chalkboard, vintage, floral, you name it… when it comes to weddings, Zazzle gets it.

STATIONERY | Chalkboard, vintage, floral, you name it… when it comes to weddings, Zazzle gets it.

Here’s the thing about Zazzle, I love it.  This may sound weird but I visit the site several times a week – it’s addictive.  There’s just so much to ogle and you can get really creative. Did you know they have wedding stationery there?  They do.  But not just any old wedding stationery. PRETTY stuff. [...]

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LETTERPRESS STATIONERY + 25% OFF CODE! | Invitations By Dawn

LETTERPRESS STATIONERY + 25% OFF CODE! | Invitations By Dawn

Here’s the thing about letterpress: I LOVE IT. Do you guys love it, too? Today I’m bringing you guys a special deal from one of the leading letterpress invitation makers in the industry – Invitations By Dawn – that may prove hard to resist once you comprehend how significant the discount is.  High kick, woot! Here [...]

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Affordable Wedding Invitations You’ll Actually Like | Ann’s Bridal Bargains | BONUS: Discount Code Inside!

Affordable Wedding Invitations You’ll Actually Like | Ann’s Bridal Bargains | BONUS: Discount Code Inside!

Everybody knows it.  But nobody’s talking about it.  Wedding invitations have gotten pretty crazy expensive these days. I’m sure you’ve noticed; it is RIDICULOUS what you can end up spending on something as simple as PAPER.  It’s like, ungodly.  So – what do you do when you’re sensible, meaning you don’t want to blow your [...]

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“No matter how different we are, I won’t stop looking for you, Kevin said to Joanne.” | The Stories Behind the Wedding Details | Invitation Suite by Ruby & Willow

“No matter how different we are, I won’t stop looking for you, Kevin said to Joanne.” | The Stories Behind the Wedding Details | Invitation Suite by Ruby & Willow

Happiest of Fridays, my friends, my pals!  We hope you’re doing well, and are excited for your weekends, since they’re like five seconds away which is AWESOME.  We’re almost back home from our little vacay, which means things are about to return to bidniz as usual, but we gotta say, we seriously couldn’t be happier [...]

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ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER AMAZEBALLS GIVEAWAY | Happy Cinco de Mayo, friendlies! The Aerialist Press has a ginormous present for you…

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER AMAZEBALLS GIVEAWAY | Happy Cinco de Mayo, friendlies! The Aerialist Press has a ginormous present for you…

This giveaway is now closed. Prepare to have your pants crapped, Cinco-de-Mayo-style.  … Little side thingie though before we get started: Honey and I were wondering something recently, and I’d like your thoughts on the matter regardless of whether or not you’re entering today’s giveaway… After their ceremony, when Prince William and Princess Catherine retreated [...]

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PAPER + PUPPY LOVE | Sponsor Spotlight | Like personalizing things? Fall in love with Storkie wedding invitations… plus, our first Knotty Puppy Video!

PAPER + PUPPY LOVE | Sponsor Spotlight | Like personalizing things? Fall in love with Storkie wedding invitations… plus, our first Knotty Puppy Video!

Why hello there, friendlies!  It’s a bit of a dreary Monday here, so I hope it’s brighter where you are.  And if it is, please do send over some sunshine vibes, if you would.  Thanksies :) This past weekend we had our good friend’s birthday party, and Easter happened.  Both super fun happenings, to say [...]

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RUSTIC DIY SAVE THE DATES | Woodland Wedding Inspiration Using Birch Wood Slices & Twine by Lauren Elise Crafted

RUSTIC DIY SAVE THE DATES | Woodland Wedding Inspiration Using Birch Wood Slices & Twine by Lauren Elise Crafted

First, here’s a little note from Alison: Happy Friday, friendlies!  I’ll be out at an industry brunch this mafternoon (see what I did there?  I combined morning and afternoon to make… ohh forget it), but I’ll be back here to play with you guys again in a few shakes.  Of course, all of that really [...]

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{#1} WEDDING PAPER LOVE + GIVEAWAY UPDATE | MaeMae Paperie is today’s creative fave!

{#1} WEDDING PAPER LOVE + GIVEAWAY UPDATE | MaeMae Paperie is today’s creative fave!

Morning, everyone!  There are quite a few things I’m loving today (as per usual), but there are two – even possibly three – extra special things at the tippy top of my list at the moment.  One of them you might be able to guess…

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{#1} WEDDING FONT FAVORITES | Edition 01 | I’m quite font of the following font(s)…

{#1} WEDDING FONT FAVORITES | Edition 01 | I’m quite font of the following font(s)…

Had an extensive conversation on Twitter last night (yeah I’m cool) about font families.  The conversation attracted so many that I’ve decided to start a regular column on favorite fonts… might be “of the week” or “of the month,” but will most likely be “when the mood hits me.”

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STAY ORGANIZED | The best way to keep track of your RSVP cards… for your eyes only.

STAY ORGANIZED | The best way to keep track of your RSVP cards… for your eyes only.

If you’re about to release your RSVP cards into the wild, drop what you’re doing!  Before you make another move, think about this: what are you going to do if you get a few unidentifiable replies?  Well, here’s a quick and easy solution that’ll put your mind at ease. You’ve undoubtedly put a lot of [...]

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OMG INVITATIONS | The colors, the fonts, the everything.

OMG INVITATIONS | The colors, the fonts, the everything.

Hey everybody! Happy Tuesday! How were your holiday weekends? Ironically, mine was full of labor, with only a few breaks.

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I ♥ PAPERWINK | discount code | Me? I’m in lust with their return address stamps & wedding invitation collection!

I ♥ PAPERWINK | discount code | Me? I’m in lust with their return address stamps & wedding invitation collection!

Happy Monday, everyone! How were your weekends?  Fruitful, I hope.  We actually went horseback riding (I wrote that with my lower jaw jutting out, and in a very entitled way… don’t hate me).  It was a delight.  Except for the extreme pain my tush is experiencing at this very moment.  It hurts to sit.  So [...]

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WEDDING INVITATION LOVE | Sending Your Guests the Very Best…

WEDDING INVITATION LOVE | Sending Your Guests the Very Best…

“Vintage Postcard’’ Invitations, $750 for 100 by Golden Rectangle Press. I started obsessing over wedding stationery suites this past weekend.  This happens a lot.  Thing is, I have this ongoing love affair with them; I get really excited about a few different suites, try to decide between them – the color combos, the font(s), the wording [...]

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BREAKING NEWS ❦ Calling All Wedding Vendors ❦ TKB Is Now Welcoming Sponsors!

BREAKING NEWS ❦ Calling All Wedding Vendors ❦ TKB Is Now Welcoming Sponsors!

There’s been a lot of news around these parts as of late.  Here’s some more… I am pleased to announce that The Knotty Bride is now welcoming sponsors and other forms of advertising on the blog!  TKB has grown by leaps and bounds since its relatively recent inception in October of 2009, thanks to brides, [...]

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WEDDING INVITATION LOVE | hello! lucky | A Great Way to Make Sure Your Guests Know Where They’re Going…

WEDDING INVITATION LOVE | hello! lucky | A Great Way to Make Sure Your Guests Know Where They’re Going…

Really digging these wedding invitations from Hello!Lucky featuring the San Francisco Skyline.  They’ll leave no doubt in your guests’ minds as to where the wedding is taking place.  ;)  The colors, the images and, above all, the simplicity are really doing it for me.  I’m telling you, this is precisely the stuff that rocks my [...]

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PAPER LOVE | today, I want… | “Write Your Own Message” Blank LCD Cards and Paper!

PAPER LOVE | today, I want… | “Write Your Own Message” Blank LCD Cards and Paper!

{ For purchase by Yellow Owl Workshop, here. } By the way, they make things like ceramic cameras, too.  They call them “ghost cameras.”  (I love these people.) Don’t forget postcards. All available at Yellow Owl Workshop.

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BEAUTIFUL POSTAGE | Color- and Theme-Coordinated Stamps for Your Wedding Invitations!

BEAUTIFUL POSTAGE | Color- and Theme-Coordinated Stamps for Your Wedding Invitations!

When it comes to your wedding invitations, do you get excited when you think about choosing just the right stamp to complement the suite?  If you said yes, then we’re probably quite alike, because I LOVE THIS PART.  It’s SO meaningless – I mean, SO – but, for some reason, it’s super important to me [...]

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FREE PRINTABLE LOVE | for the love of hearts & bunting! | DIY Invitations for Your Wedding or Party, from Haley Dolan

FREE PRINTABLE LOVE | for the love of hearts & bunting! | DIY Invitations for Your Wedding or Party, from Haley Dolan

Let me preface this post by assuring you that your Vera Wang fix is on its way.  However, I felt compelled to bring you a lil freebie love before we get into it… hope you like! Something about these playful prints from Haley Dolan of Bread of Many makes me want to have a party [...]

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No, I Love YOU Much.

No, I Love YOU Much.

Have you ever felt like you’ve found your long lost twin – a separated at birth, or maybe from-another-mother kinda deal – just upon reading a couple of posts on a blog that’s new to you?  It’s a funny feeling, a new level of awesomeness, because it’s like finding an old friend without ever having [...]

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SPEAKING OF WEDDING INSPIRATION { + DIY LOVE }… | gold, blue and creamy beige | Choose These Colors for Your Wedding, and You Won’t Be Sorry…

SPEAKING OF WEDDING INSPIRATION { + DIY LOVE }… | gold, blue and creamy beige | Choose These Colors for Your Wedding, and You Won’t Be Sorry…

I left a teaser in my first post of the day… sorry about that, but it wasn’t to mess with you!  I just couldn’t keep adding more goodness to it, when the goodness I wanted to add deserved its OWN feature!  You understand, right?  Hopefully I’ll be able to make amends with all that follows… [...]

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Part I: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | save the date freebies + smiles + scrabble | Happiness Lies Within

Part I: FRIDAY’S FAB FINDS! | save the date freebies + smiles + scrabble | Happiness Lies Within

Alright everyone, here we go.  I’m practically hyperventilating over these finds, today.  Go get a brown paper bag in case you begin to experience some shallow breathing… The Wedding Chicks have outdone themselves with this find right here.  They’ve brought us one of the most beautiful wedding paper templates I’ve eva seen.  Eva.  It’s beautiful, [...]

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