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Greenvelope’s Wedding Design Competition

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Spring is officially here, which means wedding season is in full swing! To kick the season off right, our talented team of designers were challenged to create and submit their most trend-forward wedding invitation designs.

This competition was judged by the renowned experience creator, Colin Cowie. With a long list of satisfied clients—including Oprah Winfrey and Jennifer Lopez—Colin has made his name planning everything from intimate celebrations to iconic, large-scale weddings. Inspired by today’s modern couples and fueled by the latest trends, he brings a lifetime of experience in wedding design and we’re thrilled to share his hand-picked winners.

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How to Plan a Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Picnic

How to Plan an Eco-Friendly and Sustainable Picnic

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than in the beautiful outdoors? It’s the perfect opportunity to reconnect with nature and remind yourself why it’s worth protecting. We can all try harder to incorporate “greener” lifestyle habits into our daily lives. Everything from eliminating single-use plastic to recycling unexpected items are impactful steps toward preserving the planet.

How will you celebrate Earth Day? Whether it’s a day trip to a state park or a scenic group hike, we love the idea of organizing an outdoor activity. And what goes great with outdoor adventures? An organized picnic to refuel, relax, and socialize. Keep scrolling for tips on how to plan a picnic that’s both fun and sustainable!

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6 Most Popular Birthday Party Templates for Kids

Birthday Party Invite Templates for Kids

The key to pulling off a successful birthday party for your child? A little cake and a lot of fun! Make this year truly special with a party full of family and friends. Once you finalize a date, be sure to keep all your loved ones in the loop with a festive invitation. As you begin to brainstorm that perfect design, we’re excited to share what’s trending this season. Keep scrolling to see our 6 most popular birthday templates for kids!

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Creative Favors for a Summer Wedding

Creative Favors for a Summer Wedding

Your guests will travel both near and far to celebrate your nuptials, so what better way to end the reception than with a token of your appreciation? That’s where wedding favors come in, which we admit, can be easier said than done. Your guests may have varying styles and tastes, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find the perfect takeaway. From homemade treats to handy keepsakes, here are our favorite favors for a summertime wedding!

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How to Make a GIF from a Photo Series

How to Make a GIF from a Photo Series

GIFs have become a major part of online culture and general communication. At its core, an animated GIF is simply a type of file that contains a series of images to create a small video or animation. They have become so popular that there are even entire websites devoted to the raging debate between pronouncing GIF as “jif” or “gif.” We are going to try our best to stay neutral on that one. Instead, we thought it might be fun to put together a quick how-to on creating your own animated GIF using a series of photographs! As in this example, you can now add animated GIFs and videos to your Greenvelope card. However, you can also use these same steps to create something you might share on social media, a promotional email, or even via text message.

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Organize Your Golf Tournament Using Greenvelope

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Whether you’re planning a major fundraiser or a client retreat, hosting a golf tournament is a great opportunity to promote your company and brand. Strategic planning and thoughtful organization can help you focus on the areas that matter most—like networking with key customers or prospective donors. Keep in mind, it’s also important not to overlook the guest experience, which begins the moment your first communication is distributed and received. We recommend a digital invitation and ticketing service (like Greenvelope!) to ease your planning process and make a positive impression on your guests. Keep scrolling for helpful tips on how to get the most out of going digital.

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Easy Ideas and Invites for a DIY Springtime Party

Easy Ideas and Invites for a DIY Springtime Party

It’s that beautiful time of year where everything seems to come to life. The sweet sights of spring are in full bloom, along with a lineup of timely events to shake those winter blues. And why not? The temperature is perfect (not too hot, not too cold!) and the flower possibilities are seemingly endless. The best part? You don’t have to spend a lot to achieve a spring-inspired theme. Keep scrolling to see our best, budget-friendly ideas for pulling off a springtime soirée.

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Introducing new Envelopes With a Chic, Modernized Touch

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Modern Envelopes

Our team of designers just keep pushing the envelope (quite literally!) They’ve given our digital envelopes a fresh new makeover that’s both modern and chic. And we’re loving how realistic they are! Available in a landscape or square format, our envelopes now have a pointed flap that mimics the traditional paper variety—down to the glue seal! This new design also comes with a wider selection of stylish colors, liners, and stamps.

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St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails That are Festive and Easy

St. Patrick's Day Cocktails That are Festive and Easy

We love any excuse for a party and the month of March is no exception. St. Patrick’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to invite your friends over for some leprechaun-approved fun. In fact, the best part of planning a festive St. Patrick’s Day party is nailing down all of the fun details (like those green cocktails!) We’re getting in the spirit with three of our very favorite recipes, which we’re happy to share with you! Cheers!

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Expert Advice for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

Expert Advice for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue

One of the first big decisions on your wedding to-do list is choosing a venue that beautifully sets the tone for your special day. Along with aesthetics, there are several other factors to consider before you begin scheduling tours. To help ease you into this process, we’re excited to share some expert insights that break down everything you need to know for finding a dream venue that’s also functional.

Below, we have celebrity event planner Colin Cowie, Virginia Edelson of Bluebird Productions, and Nick and Aleah of Valley & Company Events joining us to cover everything you need to know when weighing different venue options.

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