Instant Invitations vs. Luxury Invitations – Navigating Wedding Stationery

To Hire a Designer or Print Pre-Made Wedding Invitations In the modern world couples are presented with a large amount of options when it comes to their wedding and stationery is no different. DIY Invitations may sound like a fun at-home project until you realize all the details that go into planning the perfect wedding invitation.   There are pros and cons to both so make sure you know what you want before purchasing anything online. Hiring a designer helps with making the tough decisions, as I can share my experience with big-box printing companies that offer “easy wedding invitation design”

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Michelle + Anthony  // Immaculate Conception

Designing for Family: A Labor of Love As a wedding stationery designer, every project holds a special place in my heart. But when it comes to designing for family, the experience transcends mere professional obligation—it becomes a labor of love, a journey intertwined with personal significance. Recently, I had the honor of designing the stationery for my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding—a celebration of love, family, and cherished memories. A Tale of Love and Creativity From the moment my brother and his beloved shared their vision for their special day, I knew I wanted to infuse their stationery with the same

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Wedding Reception Seating Chart Faux Pas in 2024

Navigating the Seating Chart Landscape: What Not To Do Making sure you have a well thought out seating chart can avoid a lot of issues come wedding day. At a wedding reception, the seating chart can totally make or break the mood. Come prepared with a can-do attitude and settle in to learn what mistakes you can easily avoid now that you have this guide in your hands! Want to ensure your guests have a great time at your wedding ? Avoid these seating chart Faux Pas: 1. Don’t Ignore Guest Preferences: Seating charts are not purely a question of

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The Ultimate Guide to Create the Perfect Wedding Seating Chart

Mastering the Art of Harmony in Your Seating Chart Plans Creating a wedding seating chart does not only have to be about the logistics, but is an opportunity to create another beautiful piece of stationery that also informs guests with meticulous planning. As you make your way through your wedding planning journey, consider the expertise and ability to add a personal touch that a professional designer, like mine, can bring to the table. 9 Standard Steps to Plan Your Seating Chart 1. Have a Finalized Guest List Setting clear boundaries and deadlines for RSVPs is a crucial aspect of wedding

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Crafting Memorable Moments: The Art of Wedding Seating Charts

Perfect The Art of Wedding Seating Charts In all my years of experience, I’ve had the pleasure of working with several beautiful couples to help bring their visionary wedding day to fruition. I’ve also been privileged to make so many amazing designs and different types of printed stationery that’s been so fun to create! Among all the facets of wedding planning one of the maybe least exciting but most important is the seating chart.  However, we all know the infamous planning of your seating chart is an essential aspect of your wedding and can be incredibly stressful for some. Fear

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Artisan Bridal Show Upcoming in Southeastern Missouri

Calling All St. Genevieve Brides to The Artisan Bridal Show of Southeastern Missouri WHO: NEWLY ENGAGED COUPLES WHERE: BAETJE FARMS BLOOMSDALE, MO WHY: WEDDING DESIGN INSPIRATION AT THE ARTISAN BRIDAL SHOW EXTRA: WIN A FREE SAVE THE DATE DESIGN FROM CHD As a small business owner and wedding stationery designer, the excitement of attending the 2024 Artisan Bridal Show is palpable. This event promises to be a splendid celebration of creativity and love, and I am thrilled to be part of this unique experience. In this blog post, join me on the journey as I share my anticipation for the show,

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The Art of Save the Dates: Captivating First Impressions with Chelsey Huff Design

Save The Dates are an Essential Wedding Stationery Staple A key part of your wedding for many is to have guests in attendance. In order to have guests they need to know when your wedding is and that brings us to sending out Save the Dates. Your Save the Dates ensure you have set the stage for your guests to attend. Save the Dates can also set your guest expectations for your style, theme, and give a sneak peak into your big day. Why Do Save The Dates Matter? Save The Dates are of course a way to get your

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Beyond Invitations: Elevating Your Wedding Suite Design with Chelsey Huff Design

Introducing The Wedding Suite – The Next Generation of Wedding Design The wedding invitation tends to be the only thing people think of when it comes to wedding stationery. At Chelsey Huff Design I design some pretty incredible wedding invitations but also offer so much more, let me introduce you to the world of wedding suites.  What’s a Wedding Suite? A comprehensive package of custom designed wedding stationery including invitations, RSVPs, accommodation cards and more all integrated to match your theme.  The CHD Wedding Suite The Wedding Suite is an all inclusive package of stationery that seamlessly flows together and

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Harsh Realities Your Wedding Planner Won’t Spill About Your Wedding Stationery (But I Will)

Oopsie! Wedding Stationery Mishaps That Slip Under the Radar Way Too Often! I have extensive experience collaborating with wedding planners and engaged couples to create exquisite wedding stationery. Throughout my years in this industry, I have witnessed numerous instances where couples’ dreams have been shattered in the pursuit of a “flawless wedding day ” only to be steered in the wrong direction. Having had ample experience in designing wedding stationery, I’ve also encountered some rather unfortunate examples along the way. As your dedicated designer, it is my responsibility, my purpose, to enlighten you about certain stationery blunders I’ve observed in

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Designing Thanksgiving Get-Togethers With Style

Be Thankful – and creative with your Thanksgiving Get Togethers Beautiful stationary can set the tone for all of your memorable gatherings.  Thanksgiving may not be a holiday you immediately think of for stationary but in fact can be a great place to liven up a wonderful time with friends and family.  You will have them saying wonderful things about it! 1. Invitations You may not think you need official invitations for your thanksgiving dinner, but can be especially relevant for the ever popular Friendsgiving. You can easily set the tone for your Thanksgiving before they enter your home. Rich

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