Tag Archives: Stationery

Wedding Stationery – What Exactly Is The Etiquette?

Posted on 30th March 2015 by Jo


A customer asked me the other day ‘when should she send her Save The Date cards out’ and ‘when should she post her wedding invitations’? I get asked this question quite a lot along with ‘what should be included on my wedding invitations’? My answer is always do what you feel is right and which will cause you the least amount of stress.  There however general guidelines or so called ‘Wedding Etiquette’ covering these types of questions and below I have summarised some of the most popular questions asked and my response……let me know if I have missed any out or if you would like me to add any.
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Bespoke Wedding Invitations – My top five favourites!

Posted on 19th February 2015 by Jo


Elsie May has a passion for beautiful design and high quality papers & envelopes so despite offering our own range of pre-designed and bespoke wedding stationery we also wanted to dedicate this post to our top 5 wedding stationery designs to really get ours and your creative juices flowing! Continue Reading

Vintage Wedding Day Inspiration – ‘Art Deco – Part Un!’

Posted on 23rd November 2014 by Jo


Photo source: The Great Gatsby

The Art Deco Era is back and it is fast becoming a popular theme for weddings especially since the release of the popular film The Great Gatsby and the increasing popularity of 1920’s themed events. So if you are a fan of this era (as I am!) and are looking for inspiration then look no further as I have compiled a few of my favourite Art Deco inspired wedding ideas to help you plan your Special Day!

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2014 Wedding Colour Scheme Predictions – Rainbow!

Posted on 16th April 2014 by Jo

rainbow wedding bright flowers

Photo source: Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

Gone are the days of pastel colours and playing it safe, todays couples are bold, adventurous, exciting and they want their day to represent this.

Colours mean different things to different people and can evoke different emotions so including all of your favourite colours in your wedding colour theme can only be a good thing!!

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Exciting Times – Our Wedding Stationery!

Posted on 07th February 2014 by Jo

mr & mrs cool wedding stationery

It’s been nearly a year since our special day and nearly a year since the launch of our fantastic wedding stationery company….Elsie May Designs! It seems like the year has flown by so quickly but we are so proud of our little company which keeps continuing to grow.

We aim to offer a personal service and be a company that really cares and from our customer feedback it seems like we are definitely doing something right! We offer a wide range of modern, quirky and unique wedding stationery with the emphasis being on ‘fun’ as that’s surely what your day should be all about.

As well as our ‘off the shelf’ wedding invitation ranges we also offer a completely bespoke service for something extra special which also includes a hand drawn illustrative service which has received a great response.

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How it all Started – Our First Wedding Blog!

Posted on 30th January 2013 by Jo

our first wedding blog

Photo source: Samuel da Silva Photography

What can I say….I discovered a love for cool, modern and quirky weddings (anything a little different really) and I wanted to share my ideas and inspirations with you!

My gorgeous hubby Alex proposed to me out of the blue while we were on holiday in Croatia and of course I said yes!  I always wanted to get married but I never wanted to make a big fuss of it.  Running away just me and him with a couple of witnesses was our ideal – skip all the fuss and hassle associated with arranging a big affair (I thought!) but when I started to look into it I realised that no I didn’t want a fuss, and no I didn’t want it to be massive affair but I did want to celebrate our Special Day and I did want to have a BIG PARTY!

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