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Be Unforgettable: How to Turn an Average Event into an Epic Experience


Throughout history, the greatest and most memorable brands have successfully utilized imagery, advertising, and product design to create a detailed brand image in the minds of consumers. Harley Davidson, Apple, Disney… they all have very distinct emotions and personalities attached to them. In the same way, event planners are expected to create an image, a brand, and an idea around an event that goes beyond one night: an experience that builds on all the senses and resonates with guests before, during, and after the event itself. More than just a passing fad, experiential marketing and creating full guest experiences is at the core of the current event industry. It isn’t just a “thing”… it is everything.

With businesses in every industry utilizing events to connect and build relationships with their clients and networks, how do you make your event stand out? Industry experts weigh in on their top tips for turning an average event into an epic experience.

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Five Ways Real Couples Make Their Relationship Stronger


Whether you love it or loathe it, Valentine’s Day is upon us. Regardless of  your affinity for the holiday, it is a wonderful time to take stock of the love in your life; whether it is a budding romance, a lifelong partner, or a close-knit group of friends.

We are lucky to be a part of so many amazing couples’ celebrations and milestone occasions, and are constantly inspired by their stories. As we look at and appreciate all the love surrounding us this time of year, we wanted to take note of the things that make couples’ relationships successful. Here are the top five tried & true tips from the experts and real couples who shared their loving and inspiring stories with us.

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Designer Feature Friday: Luly Yang Couture

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The design collaboration between Luly Yang Couture and Greenvelope has been an incredible adventure in fashion, design, and inspiration. Headquartered only blocks from each other, we are thrilled to be able to introduce you to this internationally acclaimed designer who has inspired and brought this incredible collection to life.

Read on to learn more about Luly, from her inspirations and her love of design to her advice to newly engaged couples.

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Introducing New Tech Couture Collaboration: Luly Yang Couture +

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After months of conceptualizing, collaborative meetings, and inspired design work, we are excited to bring the couture elegance of the runway to all of life’s celebrations with Greenvelope and Luly Yang’s first ever tech couture stationery collaboration.

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8 Golden Rules of a Seahawks Superbowl

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Super Bowl XLIX is just around the corner, and the city of Seattle could not be more pumped! While you don’t necessarily have to reside in Seattle to be a Seahawks fan, there are definitely some cardinal rules you must obey. Without further ado, the 8 golden rules of a Seahawks Super Bowl:

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Trending Now: 2015 Wedding Designs

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We are well on our way into the new year: a year overflowing with the promise of new wonders, experiences, and inspirations. As  we welcome all of our newly engaged couples to the Greenvelope family, we are completely inspired by our couples’  styles and all the love that comes with this time of year. Our designer community has created and reimagined so many majestic new templates, designs, and styles to make sure your digital save the dates, invitations, and thank yous flawlessly match your personal style, and the newest wedding trends, seasons, and colors. Here is just a peak at some of our favorite styles of the season.

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6 Ways to Upcycle Around the Office

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In this new day and age, more and more companies are seeking to be eco-conscious. While not everybody can install solar power and other expensive gadgets, there are earth-friendly (and often money-saving) things we can all do! Upcycling is the act of reusing discarded or recycled material, and it’s a great way to not only stay green, but also save money and show your creative side! Without further ado, here are some practical and decorative ways you and your team can upcycle in the office.

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With Email Marketing, a Little Creativity Goes a Long Way

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Especially during the holiday season, getting your message in front of your audience is an uphill battle. With the onslaught of seasonal advertisements and promotions that bombard consumers from October through December, it isn’t surprising that seasonal email marketing often translates into white noise and wasted marketing dollars.

But what does that mean? That you should give up on seasonal promotions? Quite the opposite, actually. Instead of falling into a slump or getting lost in the crowd, take a page out of the Tipsy Elves playbook and implement a little bit of creativity to truly stand out in the inbox.

When designing their holiday email campaign, this one hits the mark in three important ways:      1. Surprising      2. Funny      3. Valuable

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Designer Feature Friday: October Ink


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Jayne and Morgan have been working with Greenvelope for over a year now, and we couldn’t be happier with their beautiful contributions to our design collections. They work together under the name October Ink, which originally started in Salt Lake City, Utah. October Ink specializes in branding, web and wedding design, and in our humble opinion, everything they touch turns to a beautiful antique gold! Read on to learn a bit more about these lovely ladies and how they tap into their creative sides.

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Foster the Spirit of Giving


The holiday season is a time of celebration, a time to give thanks for the many blessings, cherished memories, and significant people in our lives. Homes fill with the familiar scent of gingersnap cookies rising in the oven, mornings are spent snuggled in warm blankets with mugs of hot coffee, and days are filled with anticipation as the holidays move ever closer. But for kids in foster care, the holidays can be a difficult time, many of whom face the season without parents, relatives, or siblings. Their holiday season is not often filled with the warmth and joyous anticipation familiar to many of us, but instead is often etched with uncertainty as to whether there will be even a single present with their name on the tag. That is why this holiday season, is dedicating 5% of all purchases made through December 20th to help give foster kids a brighter holiday.

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