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Laser Cut Invitations

After owning an invitation business for 30 years, I have seem a lot of trends come and go. The most requested invitation now is the laser cut idea, usially with a jacket with or without a pocket. My main resource is Janice Paper which is constantly coming out with new designs and papers. They will also custom design an invitation for you if you do not see what you are looking for in your theme. The most beautiful method of printing ... Read more

The future of the invitation business

    Last week I discovered another invitation printing company has closed their doors. It seems this is happening monthly and there are only a handful of businesses left that will design and print thermography processed invitations. This is a result of online invitation companies taking the business away. But I have never been sold on the idea that everyone wants a 5x7 white matte card with digital printing for their elegant event. And I understand how expensive invitations can be with all ... Read more
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The Beauty of Hand Calligraphy

The books of the Old and New Testament of the Bible, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf, the romances of King Arthur and Queen Guinevere and the knights of the Round Table, and all the Greek and Latin texts came down to us through the ages all the world’s knowledge of the time, was painstakingly written down by hand using ink and a pen. Although printing presses and computers have replaced the pen and ink, there is still something special, ... Read more

A brand new look in invitations with Pebble Paper from About Invitations

      About Invitations has added 25 new colors to their Embossed Pebble Paper collection! What is Embossed Pebble Paper? Embossed Pebble Crystal Paper has a round pebble pattern embossed into metallic paper. Use as a decorative feature on your wedding, bar and bat mitzvah and party invitations, thank you cards, rsvp's, menu's, placecards. The picture shown here is a champagne paper used as a bottom layer, a belly band and an envelope liner. This was coupled with a silver glossy middle layer and natural top layer. ... Read more

Unique Table Place card Ideas

  Probably one of the most difficult things about planning a wedding or mitzvah is seating all of your guests at the appropriate table. Since you are spending hours and hours with this project, you will want a wonderful display as well. The traditional seating cards will always create a beautiful display, especially with hand calligraphy by About Invitations.  But if you want to have a unique seating display here are a few ideas. About Invitations has used many mediums such as shells, ... Read more

Milestone Bar/Bat Mitzvah album from Arlene Segal

About Invitations just received the new Milestone Bar/Bat Mitzvah album from Arlene Segal. They have once again outdid themselves with themes such as basketball, shopping and the Statue of Liberty, popular for many mitzvah events. Many of the invitations are designed with the option of a Lucite overlay. Arlene Segal is famous for their customization of invitations. You think it, they can create it. This blog includes just a few of the invitations found in this new album. Call us for an ... Read more

Brides of America-Miami, Florida and About Invitations Team Up

  Thank you David Abadi for the beautiful write up on my wedding invitation and calligraphy business. David Abadi and I go back a long time when I had a little booth in his Bridal Warehouse store in Pompano Beach, Florida. He has since moved on to a beautiful store in Miami, Brides of America where he sells the most beautiful Mori Lee gowns. Each bride gets personal service from David and walks out feeling pampered and ready for their big wedding ... Read more

About Invitations Receives 2015 Best of Boca Raton Award

Boca Raton Award Program Honors the Achievement BOCA RATON June 7, 2015 -- About Invitations has been selected for the 2015 Best of Boca Raton Award in the Calligraphers category by the Boca Raton Award Program. Each year, the Boca Raton Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies ... Read more

Envelope picture liners

About Invitations & Events will take your favorite picture and create an envelope liner for wedding invitations, save the dates, thank you cards, engagement cards, wedding announcements and whatever else you can imagine. Since the focus is on the envelope you can create a simple card and keep your costs down. But simple does not mean ordinary. We have hundreds of paper samples of all colors and textures that we can use to create that special and unique invitation just for ... Read more

The first impression of your wedding is your invitation

The first impression of your wedding is your invitation. The first impression of your invitation should be your envelope with beautiful hand calligraphy. About Invitations & Events has many lettering styles from which to choose but we can also custom a style to match your invitation font. If hand calligraphy is not in your budget, we can also computer calligraphy your envelopes using our vast selection of available fonts. Call for an ... Read more
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