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Branding Your Mailings: Make Your Logo into a Stamp

It sneaks up on you. That moment when summer has passed and the days seem abruptly shorter. Mornings become still and quiet and you realize your commute to work will soon be cold and frosty. But with that change comes the cheer of the holiday season and a perfect opportunity to stay connected to clients, customers, employees, and business prospects.

In the rush of holiday card and holiday party madness, we have a simple solution to help your brand stand out and be easily recognized. All of our cards and invitations are fully customizable and come complete with a stylish, matching digital envelope. One of our favorite features is the customizable stamp, which offers an easy solution to ensuring consistency within your brand. Easily upload your company logo as the stamp and you’re on your way to sending festive and branded holiday greetings. Here’s how! (Bonus: You can add your logo to the invitation too!)

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We hope this feature provides you with some inspiration. Check out our Holiday Collection here and get started on this year’s holiday cheer!

Feature Friday: Ashley Ottinger

Ashley Ottinger stationery designer for Greenvelope.com

With roots in the deep south, Ashley Ottinger is a designer who finds inspiration in porch swings, patios and a cold glass of sweet tea. Corporate designer by day and stationery nerd by night, Ashley uses her stationery designs as an excuse to explore bold colors, classy serif fonts and unusual layouts. Today she shares a bit more about her journey, her style, and of course a few of her favorite things.

Could you share with us the favorite design of yours currently on Greenvelope.com and what the creation process was like?

I think my favorite design is currently Forty Years Young. It’s a little bit different from what I normally do, but I love the bold, type-driven aesthetic. When I was working on this invitation, I wanted it to feel mature, yet young and fun. I think the offset angles of “FORTY YEARS YOUNG” really accomplish that youthful feel. The bold color choices aid in that as well. read more…

Feature Friday: Elizabeth Silver

Elizabeth Silver Design on Greenvelope.com

The best day of the week: Feature Friday! Today we are so excited to have a chat with Elizabeth Silver, an endlessly talented designer from Raleigh, North Carolina, who brings her fresh, colorful aesthetic to life with dozens of birthday, entertaining, and wedding-related templates for Greenvelope.com. For us, it is an incredible honor to work with such talented designers from all over the world and we’re excited to share a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the people behind the art.

(p.s. you’re going to want to make sure you hear Elizabeth’s favorite joke, so keep scrolling…) read more…

So Long, Summer: White Party Inspiration

Today’s post is brought to us by Brynn Renee of Dandy & Fine Parties

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Not that I even want to go there, but the end of summer is nearing all too soon, friends. It’s a sad reality, but so it goes. There is a silver lining though… or in this case, a white lining! The end of summer is a perfect excuse for a celebration to see summer off properly with a party dressed all in white! The setting will be covered in white, with guests in their finest cream linens, and white peaches and champagne will be served (no red wine, please!)

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semi-custom invitation design on the Watercolor Emblem design by Stacey Meacham
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Romantic Chicago Wedding: Linda & Brian

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Today we are so excited to share a serendipitous love story from Linda and Brian – a story that had it’s first spark at a tennis club in Minnesota, and finally ignited upon a fateful reunion in Chicago. 

“We both grew up in Grand Rapids, MI, played tennis at the same club, and even had the same tennis coach (who years later was the reader at our wedding). A five year age difference kept us at a distance even though I had a crush on Brian. College and life took us in separate directions. Years later, I moved to Chicago. Brian was already living here. I was new to the city, so I reached out to him to tell him I moved here. He asked where in the city I was living and told him. He said my apartment was literally the building next door to him! We couldn’t believe it! We started hanging out and setting each other up with our friends. Told all my single friends I had the perfect guy for them. He did the same. Little did we know that we were perfect for each other.” read more…

DIY Hostess Gift Basket

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Have you soaked completely into summer yet? I hope so! I hope you are kicking your feet up and enjoying a refreshing cocktail on a patio somewhere as you read this!

Summer means a lot of things and one of those things is lots of parties. If you are a good little guest, you will never show up empty handed! Keeping it simple with a bottle of wine or a side dish is perfect manners. But, if you have a hostess that you think deserves a little more, I have just the perfect gift to share with you! It’s part DIY and part curated goods. Follow along, I’ll teach you how! read more…

Introducing the Colin Cowie Baby Collection

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Welcoming a newborn, showering a mama or papa-to-be, or celebrating a child’s birthday should be some of life’s most joyous occasions. That is why Colin Cowie and Greenvelope have teamed up to create a collection of stylish invitations and announcements that are as easy to use as they are elegant.  read more…

Feature Friday: Sachi Anand Photography

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Today we are so excited to have a chance to chat with one of our featured photographers, Sachi Anand. Sachi helps bring life to our photo insert save the dates and invitations with vibrant, beautiful photos of real couples. Keep reading to hear about her journey from biochemistry to photography, her daily inspiration, and more.

What was your path from being an aspiring photographer to becoming a full-time photographer?

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Intimate & Stylish Wedding: Emilia and Socrates

It all began with what Emilia describes as “love at first site,” and 6 years later, Emilia and Socrates tied the knot in a stunning and intimate ceremony at Campbell Point House in Australia. Together, they were able to create a wedding celebration that was distinctively them and that they truly loved. Keep reading to see all the beauty and insights from Emilia & Socrates’ special day.

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How to Throw a Beautiful 4th of July Picnic on a Budget

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Can you believe it?! Summer has officially arrived! And that means that one of the most iconic summer holidays, the 4th of July, is quickly approaching! Hooray! Do you have plans yet to kick off your summer festivities with this beloved American holiday? We are throwing a picnic on the beach and making it extra beautiful for the occasion… come and take a look and we’ll share how you can throw your own! read more…