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Fun Destination Wedding Invitation Idea That’s Actually Souvenir-Worthy

Hola Mis Novias y Mis Novios! I should have known that Jeremy and Caroline wouldn’t do anything the “usual” way when they hired me to plan their destination wedding on Vieques Island. Caroline’s background in graphic design guarantees that nothing printed out for their wedding guests will be anything less than completely mind-blowing and fantastic. […]

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#JustSayNo – New Wedding App CHARGES No Show Wedding Guests! Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Just because you CAN do something doesn’t mean it’s a good idea, or good manners. Brides and grooms have historically bitched about no show wedding guests who have RSVP’d “yes” to their wedding, but don’t actually attend. It ends up costing couples a lot more money than they actually needed to spend. And lets face […]

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Shaming the Bride or Groom for a Wedding Etiquette Faux Pas Is Tackier than Whatever You Think They’ve Done Wrong – A Rant by Sandy

I got a question on my “Ask Sandy” link from a woman who wanted to know if it was okay for a bride and groom to send only ONE invitation to an entire side of the family. I started to reply to her, but then I re-read the wording of the question and began to […]

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Can the Bride Veto Her Best Friend’s Undesirable Plus-One Guest? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello My Brides! Yes, you have every right to say “no” if a friend wants to bring a date who has a track record of behaving like an asshole at other people’s weddings and big social events. But there’s a right way to do it! Check out my blog on how to exercise your right […]

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What You Need to Do Before You Send Your Save-the-Dates – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Whee! You’re engaged and you want to invite the world. But wait, there are things you need to do first so that you don’t get caught in a jam. Check out my tips in BRIDES for how to be prepared for sending out your save-the-dates! Sandy

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A Primer on How to Do Your Wedding Invitations – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Congratulations on your engagement! There are a zillion things to do, but do you know how to go about sending Save the Dates, travel information and the actual invitations? How long to give them to RSVP? Do the rules vary for home and destination weddings. Check out my blog in The Huffington Post for the […]

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Sandy’s HuffPost Blog about the Evolution of the Wedding Invitation – Is Digital Okay?

Hi Everybody! Today’s blog in The Huffington Post talks about how wedding invitations have changed from something specially engraved to something some brides and grooms actually use Evites to accomplish. I have some opinions on all of that, as you can imagine. Please check it out! And don’t be afraid to comment and tell me […]

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Don’t Miss Sandy’s Wedding Wire Wedding Aces Blog about Save-the-Dates!!!

Hey there! I’ve been behind in cross-updating my personal blog here with the stuff that I write about for Wedding Wire, Huffington Post and Purple Unions.  Gonna get better about that, I swear!  But for now, to check out the blog published on Wedding Wire’s Wedding Aces column on about the best Save-The-Dates, click here!!!  […]

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Check out Sandy’s “Wedding Aces” Blog today on Wedding Wire — How to Do a Tiered Invitation List without Getting Caught!

Hi Brides and Grooms! Planning a wedding on a budget with a large guest list can be a challenge no matter where you’re getting married, but with the lead time required for a destination wedding, it gets even trickier.   For great advice on keeping the numbers under control without destroying your relationships, check out my […]

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Understanding the Differences in Wedding Invitations — Engraving, Thermography and Laser Printing

Hello Readers! I’ve been answering a lot of questions about invitations lately — the most consistent question being about the differences between different kinds of printing techniques.  There’s really three different methods that are commonly used today — and I’m no printer so forgive me if I get something technical wrong anywhere in this posting […]

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