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Plan a Perfect 4th of July Party

4th of July evite

What’s not to love about the 4th of July? The day typically starts with great food—like fresh grilled corn and barbecue chicken—and ends with sparklers, midnight stars, and if you’re lucky, a tasty red, white, and blue trifle. This year is the perfect opportunity to host your own party (and we can help!) Below are some tips to plan a fun, festive 4th of July party.

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How to Plan an Elegant, Harry Potter-Inspired Wedding

J.K. Rowling captured the hearts of pretty much everyone with her beloved Harry Potter series. Her fans are the real deal and some are taking things to a whole new level. Couples are channeling their shared adoration for the books into their wedding plans and we’re totally in awe. A themed wedding is one of the best ways for a couple to showcase their personality or highlight a shared interest. Best of all, they offer a fun experience for guests too! We’re thrilled to share some Harry Potter inspiration that’s captured our attention (and hearts!) If a thematic, Harry Potter wedding is in your future, check out our tips below!
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New Designs in the National Park Foundation Collection

National Park Stationery

We’re thrilled to announce that six new gorgeous invitation suites have joined the National Park Foundation collection. Inspired by untamed landscapes like Grand Teton, to iconic, panoramic views like Yosemite, each of these new designs will continue to reflect and celebrate our nation’s diverse heritage. With this artful expansion, the Greenvelope team looks forward to continuing our goal of helping to preserve national parks for generations to come. Read on to see them all!

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Party Tips From Sogoal Zolghadri

Sogi's Honeybake Shop

Summer is almost here (believe it or not). And with the change in season comes the best part of summertime: the parties. Sure, there are other good things too (like patios and drinks with mint in them). But parties are a summer highlight, and you might want to think about throwing one. Sogoal Zolghadri of Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop is right there with us when it comes to party planning perfection, and it doesn’t have to be hard. Small touches, like fairy lights and excessive amounts of gold glitter, are only a couple of her fail-safe tips. The best part? She has a full collection of digital invites that are themed perfectly for summer. Read on for all her tips!

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Designer Feature: Patrice Horvath

Patrice Horvath

We’re thrilled to feature Patrice Horvath, an endlessly talented artist and designer based in New Jersey. Filled with colorful patterning, thematic illustrations, and whimsical watercoloring, Patrice’s invitation designs beautifully set the stage for dozens of birthdays, weddings, and outdoor events (with a fresh, colorful aesthetic!) Today, she’s here to share a bit more about her journey, her inspiration, and her favorite part of the design process.

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Lacey and Steve’s Destination Wedding in Beautiful Mexico

Real Destination Wedding

Weddings are romantic. So we weren’t surprised to learn that Lacey and Steve met at the wedding of a mutual friend. You could say it was the perfect beginning (and you would be right). With a shared appreciation for all things sun and beach, Lacey and Steve knew they wanted an intimate, destination wedding filled with fun festivities for their guests to enjoy.

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Sweet on This Beautiful New Invitation Collection

Llama Love digital invitations from Greenvelope and Sogi's Honey Bakeshop

For our sweetest collaboration yet, we partnered with the incredibly talented artist/baker Sogoal Zolghardi to bring you an eclectic Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop mini-collection. From the moment we saw Sogoal’s edible watercolor-painted masterpieces, we just knew that we had to showcase how her incredible work could complement all of life’s special moments. Cookies and parties, is there anything more you could want?! Okay, maybe champagne. Cookies, parties, and champagne. That’s all anyone needs in life.

From beginning to end, this entire partnership has been so collaborative, and together we have created sets of invitations and cookies that are simply meant to be. Keep scrolling to see the full collection! read more…

Get the Most out of Going Digital

get the most out of going digital

With Greenvelope, you get more than chic designs (a lot more). In fact, our ever-growing list of event management tools offer functionality that streamlines your whole event-planning process—right into contemporary bliss. Below are some tools to help you get those most out of going digital with your invitations.

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#DesignThisPark Contest

National Park Contest

Photo by Alex Kelsey

Want to see your favorite national park added to our collection? (We certainly do!) Cast your vote for our next National Park invitation suite by sharing a photo of your favorite national park on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook! Just be sure to tag @Greenvelope and @goparks with #DesignThisPark.

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How to Plan an Eco Chic Wedding

What’s most important to you about your wedding day? If it’s sustainability and your impact on the local community, we’ve got you covered. We rounded up a few ideas and tips to reduce your environmental impact without sacrificing quality or style on your big day. From seasonal flowers, to paperless stationery, you’ll be on your way to sustainability in no time. These are our 12 tips for pulling off a fabulous and sustainable wedding!

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