Pinkpolka Trunk Show 2014 Collection

MAR 20

Today I’m sharing some snapshots from the Pinkpolka Wedding Invitations & Stationery trunk show that was recently held in Edmonton to debut Jenelle’s 2014 collection. Photos are by Shandro Photo. Oh how I love stationery! Photography: Shandro Photo Sponsors: Jennifer Bergman Weddings Special Event Rentals FaBLOOMosity LOVE Inc. Dessert Styling Style Cakesread more

Sugarpaper for J.Crew - Stationery

Sugarpaper for J.Crew - Stationery

FEB 12

I have been meaning to share these with you for quite some time and finally have a chance. The always creative Sugarpaper created some lovely stationery goodies for the bride, courtesy J. Crew. Included are some gold foiled coasters, thank you cards and “will you be my bridemaid/MOH” cards. Love! You can buy them more

Laser Etched Oak Save-the-Date Magnets

JAN 14

I love, love, love out-of-the-box and totally unique wedding stationery. Bride-to-be Shauna is a designer based in Calgary who designed these rad save-the-dates/magnets for her upcoming wedding. The save-the-dates were laser etched and cut on sheets of 2 mm oak. Says Shauna: Each one is completely unique from the other because of the grain of […]read more

Canadian Stationery Feature: Stevie + Bean Paperie

Canadian Stationery Feature: Stevie + Bean Paperie

OCT 18

Wrapping up our 4-day feature are Stephanie and Chelsea of Stevie + Bean Paperie. I absolutely love the stationery items featured. They’re bold, fresh and fun. Styling of the pieces are by Pink & Honey and captured by Shannon Yau Photography. How long have you been designing stationery? After collaborating on a number of projects […]read more

Canadian Stationery Feature: Papertalk Press

OCT 17

The third artist featured this week is Michelle, the talent behind Papertalk Press, based out of Toronto. Creating modern and unique invitations are her specialty, so you’ll enjoy the three designs presented here which were styled by Pink & Honey and captured by Shannon Yau Photography. How long have you been designing stationery? I started Papertalk Press […]read more

Canadian Stationery Feature: Justine Ma

Canadian Stationery Feature: Justine Ma

OCT 16

I am a big fan of the next artist, Justine Ma, who is creative beyond words. We’ve actually featured her on Wedding Obsession twice already with her personal engagement shoots (see here and here). In her featured suite as styled by Pink & Honey and captured by Shannon Yau Photography, I love how her calligraphy is paired […]read more

Canadian Stationery Feature: Uh Oh My Deer

Canadian Stationery Feature: Uh Oh My Deer

OCT 15

I would have to say that one of the things I love most about a wedding is the stationery. Aside from being a pieces of paper with information written on it, an invitation can tell a guest just about everything, setting the stage for the style of wedding that’s soon to come. So when I […]read more

Wedding in the Forest Invitation Suite by Joel Derksen

Wedding in the Forest Invitation Suite by Joel Derksen

AUG 06

I admit, I’m an stationery junkie so it’s such a treat to share this next invitation set with you. Designer Joel Derksen created this super fun invite which would be a sweet & unexpected surprise for any guest that receives it. (PS: You definitely want to check out his site to see his portfolio. Pretty […]read more

Modern Wedding Poster Infographic from Abby Ryan Design

Modern Wedding Poster Infographic from Abby Ryan Design

JUL 19

Abby of Abby Ryan Design is getting married! She sent over some shots of her wedding invitation/infographic that she designed for her upcoming September wedding and it’s too awesome to not share. Says Abby: The actual invitation is a 18×24 poster, that works as the wedding invitation, the rehearsal dinner invitation, the program and the […]read more

Do or don't: RSVP by email or telephone

Do or don’t: RSVP by email or telephone

APR 15

I just got my invitations printed in Hong Kong for a ridiculously low cost (about $40) but I didn’t get response cards printed yet. My fiance and I have decided against mail response cards with postage, but instead will list my phone number, his phone number and our joint email address. We have several reasons […]read more

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

MAR 11

As I write this, I’m in my home office in Ontario, but when it goes live on Wedding Obsession Monday, I’ll be sittin’ pretty by a pool in California. Woo hoo! This pasty Canadian girl is spending the weekend visiting friends and the super exciting Cream event in LA. Bring on the sunshine and palm […]read more

Share The Love: Papertalk Press Free Shipping

Share The Love: Papertalk Press Free Shipping

NOV 19

If you’ve been following along, I shared my Save The Dates a few weeks ago, by Papertalk Press. I love them for their modern and fresh designs. Now I’m ready to share the love with Wedding Obsession readers! Read on for more details and a free shipping code.       Papertalk Press was founded in […]read more

Save The Dates, Check!

Save The Dates, Check!

OCT 22

Our save the date cards are finally ready to go. Finally!   I’ve had them for a few months but our guest list continued to grow and then I got totally sidetracked with work. (That seems to be a reoccurring theme in my posts here, doesn’t it?) Things are pretty well nailed down now and the […]read more

Giveaway: $150 - Offbeat Invitations by Nellia Designs

Giveaway: $150 - Offbeat Invitations by Nellia Designs

OCT 19

Just when you thought we had just one giveaway this week, we’ve planned yet another. Today we’re giving away a $150 gift certificate towards wedding invitation products from Offbeat Invitations by Nellia Designs, based out of Regina, Saskatchewan. We’ve featured Nell’s designs before and she keeps coming up with so many new ideas which I […]read more


A Peek at the New Payprus Store in Calgary

JUN 27

Papyrus recently opened a flagship store in Chinook Center Mall, Calgary so I asked Shannon of Shannon Yau Photography to attend their media opening for me. Not only do we get to see it through the eyes of a photographer, but also as an engaged bride as Shannon’s currently planning her own wedding. Thanks, Shannon! […]read more

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Quirky + Fun Modern Wedding Website

JUN 20

I have yet to share a modern wedding website, why not make today THE day? I am absolutely in awe of this bride + groom’s website which was used as an invitation for guests. It’s totally unique, kind of quirky and utterly charming. You can see the entire site for yourself here. source: behanceread more

Cherry Blossom Love in Vancouver

Cherry Blossom Love in Vancouver

JUN 13

We’ve got some pretty inspiration from a collection of talented vendors in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Captured by Denise Lin Photography and designed by Trousso Thé, this love session photoshoot took advantage of the cherry blossoms in full bloom. It’s full of vintage inspired gold and pink goodness. Enjoy! Our photo shoot was shot mid-April and […]read more

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Gold Confetti Calligraphy Invites on Navy

JUN 08

Happy Friday! I recently came across some invites from plura belle calligraphy and knew I had to share them with you. I love how fun and decidedly chic they are in gold and navy, another one of my past favorite color combinations. I adore the confetti-like details, whimsical calligraphy and the touch of pinks and […]read more

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DIY Silhouette - 4 Project Series

MAY 29

Today Tara Whittaker, a Calgary photographer and craft extraordinaire, shares with us a trend that we still love to this day, silhouettes. You can use them for vintage and modern weddings alike. For the next 3 days, we’ll be sharing some of Tara’s do-it-yourself (DIY) projects, starting with how to create the silhouette itself. I’m […]read more

Modern Seating Chart

MAY 07

Check out this seating chart where the couple used an accent wall at their modern wedding venue (Science Center in Montreal) as their backdrop. The seating cards were attached to long strips of satin ribbon which were fastened at the top and bottom. Don’t be afraid to use existing structures on in a space, whether […]read more

Colour Palette No. 13: Coral + Teal

Colour Palette No. 13: Coral + Teal

MAY 02

Aside from the combination of orange & grey, one other palette that I’m really loving right now is coral + teal. I recently bought nail polish in soft teal and I’ve been seeing it EVERYWHERE. I often refer to it as “retro-blue” although you can really see some of the green in the color. Coral’s […]read more

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Introducing Nellia Designs / Sponsor

MAY 02

I’m excited to introduce our newest sponsor, Nellia Designs based out of Regina, Saskatchewan. Nellia makes bespoke wedding stationery. We are a boutique invitation studio that offers style-savvy customers contemporary handmade wedding invitations and unique save the dates, and personalized stationery. We offer chic invitations to brides of every style, personality, and budget. Below is […]read more

Latest Obsession: 3D Wedding Invites

APR 04

I love when brides/grooms add a bit of innovation to their wedding invites. Here’s a couple that have something in common, they literally pop off the page. If it’s something you’re a bit weary about, you can also consider doing this for your save-the-dates which always have room for a little fun. Do you like? […]read more


Latest Obsession: Modern + Fun Wedding Placemats

MAR 21

Weddings sometimes are just too uptight, don’t you think? So when I came across this super fun and rad wedding placemat, it seriously put a smile on my face. Who wouldn’t want to be greeted with this modern piece upon arriving at their table? // images: Mark Caneso & Tiffany Gosden via FPOread more


10 Favorite Modern Save the Dates

MAR 09

Save-the-date cards are like the decor of powder rooms. They’re small enough that it’s OK to take risks and make a bold statement. I know, a weird analogy and you can tell home design is on my mind! But it’s true that you shouldn’t take them too seriously. They can either be in line with […]read more

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New York Skyline Wedding Invite

FEB 08

Happy Wednesday blogettes! I’ve recently connected with James and Vinti of OOXX who specialize in bespoke, one-of-a-kind wedding stationery. They recently sent over an urban invitation set that I know you’re going to absolutely adore. with it’s modern skyline and subway map details? The stark contrast between the red and white makes the skyline look […]read more

Silver Winter Wedding Inspiration

JAN 31

Today’s photoshoot is really what started this winter week idea off. And it’s PRETTY…all kinds of pretty. The color palette is shades of silver & charcoal paired with white. This muted colour scheme is just perfect for a winter wedding. Julianne of A Modern Proposal teamed up with ENV Photography (our newest sponsor) to create […]read more

Keep Calm and Be Married + Weekly Wrap-Up

Keep Calm and Be Married + Weekly Wrap-Up

JAN 20

Happy Friday y’all :) Thought I would share another sweet wedding invitation that will absolutely knock your socks off. Any tea drinkers? // source: LOVELIES you might have missed this week: ♥ A look at some of the booths at the wedluxe show ♥ Some utterly modern wedding cakes ♥ Chair detail ideas. So […]read more

Please Inflate Me...

Please Inflate Me…

JAN 12

just clever… // source: seesaw designsread more

Wedding Stationery Tips for the Newly Engaged

Wedding Stationery Tips for the Newly Engaged

JAN 04

Congrats to the newly engaged! I know there’s many of you! Jenelle of PinkPolka Wedding Design‘s joining us today to share some wedding stationery tips and timelines so you’re ready for your big day. This is a post you’ll want to bookmark! xoxo, Melissa The new year is upon us, and that means all of […]read more

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