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Theresa Cassagne
For a simple yet chic look|!!| this woodland green and gold set from Gem Printing (1904 Veterans Memorial Blvd.|!!| Metairie|!!| 831-1762) are sure to impress. The ecru invitation and reception card by William Arthur Fine Stationary are 100 percent wood pulp|!!| Bristol weight with rounded corners|!!| a gold foil border|!!| a watermarked envelope and a grosgrain ribbon. The invitation is available in either thermography or engraving. |!!!|For the unconventional bride|!!| this wedding suite from Tupelo Honey Designs (3712 Magazine St.|!!| 891-1333) features a traditional design with quirky elements. The hand water-colored illustrations are classic|!!| but it’s the little touches that make it unique. The fabric bag features the phrase|!!| “Bring along to N’awlins: things you’ll need to know and have|!!|” and the last line of the reply card reads|!!| “What will get you out of your chair and onto the dance floor?”

The announcement of your engagement and wedding is an exciting one – brides will want to choose invitations and save-the-dates that embody their personalities as well as the style of the wedding. There are so many choices: Color or black-and-white? Cursive or print? Whimsical or formal? While the decisions may seem overwhelming, here are a few samples to help you narrow them down. These local designs also feature some unexpected additions, including menus, maps and other ways to personalize your big day.

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