Paper Isn’t Your Only Option


Acrylic Invitation

We’ve all seen wedding invitations before; a couple sheets of paper, some printing, maybe a pocket fold, and an envelope. While many of these are beautiful, and offer a myriad of choices for customization, sometimes the ideas you have for your wedding theme require something completely different. Don’t you want to really make an impression, […]

Why A Wedding Planner Is Important


Imagine if a broadway play did not have a director? The actors would wander about the stage without knowing exactly where to go. Imagine if a movie did not have a cinematographer. The lighting would be off; night too dark, day to bright. What if your favorite sports team did not have a coach? You […]

The Wizarding World of Simon’s Bar Mitzvah


When a young man or young woman comes of age (13 or 12 respectively) in the Jewish community they become Bar Mitzvah or Bat Mitzvah respectively. The child is tasked, by Jewish law, to be responsible for their own actions. The tradition of celebrating this coming of age has grown over the years into a […]

Timing – When To Mail What For Your Wedding


When to send what for your wedding.

You have finally settled on a date and location for your wedding. Now it’s time to let everyone know! Communicating your wedding plans; the ceremony date, place and time, to all of your guest can feel like a daunting task. When should you send your save the date cards? What is the right amount of […]

Eco-Friendly Wedding Stationery is Eco-Fabulous


Today more and more couples are trying to reduce the ecological footprint of their wedding. You may use recycled materials and papers, ensure that your flowers are composted and even strive for using local farms for your food. Every step that is taken by eco-conscious brides and grooms does make a difference in how their […]

Do Me A (Wedding) Favor


Seed Box Wedding Favor

More and more couples are finding ways to incorporate wedding favors that won’t become trash in the near future. Seeds that can be planted, ribbon wands that can be used for other celebrations, frames that can be displayed, ornaments for Christmas trees. There are so many options, the sky’s the limit. If you were to […]

Tulip Wedding Menu by Platypus Papers – Photo Credit Julie Williams Photography


Tulip Wedding Menu by Platypus Papers - Photo Credit Julie Williams Photography

This menu reflects the couples Dutch heritage, with the tulip, as well as the colors they chose for their wedding, lilac and green. They wanted to be sure that they had a menu for their guests as they arrived for the wedding reception, which was a brunch.

Table Name Program Wedding Menu by Platypus Papers


Table Name Program Wedding Menu by Platypus Papers

When the Association of Bridal Consultants had their annual convention in Denver we were asked to lend our creative touch to two of the meals that everyone would attend. This is the breakfast. It was themed after the rich mining history in Colorado. We chose images and names from the many mines that used to […]

Flower Girl with “Yay” Custom Wedding Pennant by Platypus Papers – Photo Credit Catherine Farquharson Documentographer


Flower Girl with "Yay" Custom Wedding Pennant

What better way to announce the bride’s arrival at the wedding ceremony than with a fun Yay! sign that the flower girl can carry down the aisle. This fabulous pennant had Yay! on both sides in pink with a black background. The entire pennant was then edged in satin ribbon and it was tied to […]