Wedding Wednesday! All About That Marsala

 

 

We had the pleasure of joining in on an open house for The Gallery Event Space in downtown Kansas City. When the theme was decided on, I immediately was giddy! Pantone’s color of the year had won us over!

Every year, Pantone comes out with the color of the year. This year it was decided that the color is Marsala. Pantone said it best when describing this color as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red”!

Marsala is a wonderful addition to a wedding. The color is perfect as a head liner, or even as an accent. The seductive shade draws you in to its embracing warmth, and adds a pop of wildness!

Check out pictures from the open house below!

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A big “Thanks” to all the vendors we had the pleasure of working with for this open house!

Vendors:

Venue- The Gallery Event Space

Flowers- Beco Flowers

Cake- Shannon Bond Cakes

Entertainment/DJ – Platinum KC 

Stationery – PaperSnaps

Photography – Tracy Routh Photography

Decor & Planning: Simple Elegance   – Ultrapom Event Rentals

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Make It Over Monday – Wedding Programs

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As guests come to enjoy the joining of two hearts at a wedding, one way to make them feel included is to have wedding programs.

Wedding programs act as a timeline and the guide through the events of a ceremony. They help guests know what is going to happen and when to celebrate. Programs not only keep as a record of your big day, but they often introduce the people who helped make your big day happen.

One way to make your programs pop and add some fun to the day is by adding pictures or even a word search!

For wedding programs, there are several options and really the sky is the limit. One of our favorite programs, are our Wedding Flip Book Programs!

They add just the right amount of pop with pictures! With our flip books you can add more text and customize them to fit your needs!

Go ahead, add a picture here, a crossword there, a fun connect the dots illustration everywhere! (just kidding, that would be a lot of dots!!!)

Don’t be afraid to be different! It is your big day, so do what you want to do! :) Let everyone see how special your love is by incorporating your personalities into your wedding stationery!

To see more of our wedding program flip books, click this link. 

Credits: Flip book Wedding Programs / PaperSnaps, Wedding Word Search Puzzle /  via Allie Shellaway. 

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Wedding Wednesday! – Sweet Romance

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As it nears closer to the most romantic day of the year, we found some inspiration for our hopeless romantic brides and grooms out there.

Instead of trying to decide what day of the year is perfect for your big day, let the day find you! Valentine’s Day is a spectacular day to say “I Do”.

With such a rich palette of color, a Valentine’s day wedding is sure to provide a great “WoW” factor.  Rich reds and an array of pink shades will look stunning when matching a gold accent or the gray of the grooms tux.

To add a little twist, we LOVE how this stylish bride made purse bouquets for her bridesmaids!

Follow our Valentine’s inspired pink wedding – Sweet Romance board for more ideas!

Photo Credits: (from top) Sweet Southern Floral Invitation Suite / PaperSnaps ,  table setting | photo by ryon lockhart, event design by poppy and plum events via style me pretty, blooms in a felt pouch | photo by alea lovely via swooned magazine, strapless gown with emboidered bodice / ullamaija , photo by alea lovely via swooned magazine,  pink bow tie | photo by pasha belman via southern weddings, flowers / amy cason of victorian garndens, via swooned magazine, photo by alea lovely.

- See more at: http://www.theperfectpalette.com/2014/03/wedding-color-palette-pink-gray-and.html#sthash.mSm507bd.dpuf 

-See more at : http://www.swoonedmagazine.com/gallery/valentines_day_wedding_shoot/8814

 

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Make-It-Over Monday!

Around 150 Million Cards are sent out on Valentine’s Day! That makes the most romantic day of the year second to Christmas when it comes to card gifting!

To get into the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we found a new way to make over one of the most beloved snacks perfect for romance! These wonderful treats will pair with the brilliant and thoughtful  Valentine’s Day card you have gotten for that “special someone”!

Chocolate covered, or should we say smothered strawberries!!!!

Thanks Debbie for the amazing post!!

To learn how to make these delicious treats, Check out this link below:

http://onelittleproject.com/chocolate-covered-strawberry-hearts/

 

 

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Letterpress Wall Calendar Giveaway!

As you may have heard (from our last blog post), in 2015 we are starting a new line of letterpress off-the-shelf paper goods! Because we love our customers so much, we are giving away 3 of our new 2015 letterpress wall calendars! That’s right. Three lucky winners will receive a gorgeous, free, letterpress wall calendar from PaperSnaps!

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Featuring a beautiful imprinted illustration and tear-off monthly pages, this calendar is lovely as it is functional! It would make an awesome gift, but there is no shame in keeping it for yourself.
(We sure would!) Measures 10 x 14 inches with a pre-punched hole for hanging.

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CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS:

For a chance to win, please visit our Facebook page and comment on the contest post.
We will announce the winners on Monday, December 22nd. If you are chosen, please send us
a private message with your shipping address so we can mail your calendar to you!

Not a winner? Not to worry! A small batch of calendars will be made available for purchase.

 

Happy Holidays and an Awesome New Year!

 

- t h e  p a p e r s n a p s  c r e w  -

 

 

 

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