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Tips and tricks and behind-the scenes for couples looking for unique wedding invitations and a hassle-free experience.

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If there's something I love more than paper, its helping savvy couples search for wedding invitations and stationery that truly suits them.  I hail from Melbourne, Australia, and would love to be stationery soulmates!

I'm Natalie


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We’ve been through some stuff over the last two years. It’s been a lot. So when I had the idea to organise my own spring garden wedding styled shoot, I know that the images had to exude joy, hope, and warmth. There’s nothing better than the first warm day of spring after a long winter, […]

Spring Garden Wedding in Melbourne

Green and gold tropical painted invitations

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These invitations are some of the most unique wedding invitations in Australia.  Ok, they’re three of my invitations, but I’m biased right?!  I want to show you what’s possible, and tell you exactly why you want your stationery to stand out from the crowd. Your wedding invitations give your guests the first experience of your […]

The Most Unique Wedding Invitations in Australia

Wedding invitations sample pack

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When you’re shopping around for your wedding stationery, you’ll want to meet with a few stationers. It’s a good idea to talk to them about their process and how to go about choosing your invitations.  Start with these four questions to ask your wedding invitations designer, and be fully informed about who you are about […]

Questions to ask your wedding invitations designer

Save the date card with ginkgo leaf design and plum envelope

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Ever wondered about the hows and whys of save the date cards?  Do you need save the date cards at all?  They’re a popular element of your wedding stationery, but let’s find out if you even need them. Your wedding invitations contain all the information your guests need about the big day (or days!). They […]

Do you need save the date cards?

Blush pink painted wedding invitations

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When Bernadette found me on Instagram and booked a complimentary call to discuss her wedding invitations, it was very clear that she loved pink!  Bernadette and Jordan spoke to me about their wedding plans over Zoom, and a pale pink wedding with touches of navy blue was the plan.  With an elegant theme and a […]

Bernadette and Jordan’s Soft Pink Wedding

Beautiful photography of cotton paper wedding invitations with a diamond design and blue envelope

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Yes – it’s a strong word, but I hate that Instagram is prioritising video over photographs.  Let’s go back a little.  I joined Pinterest when it was invite-only.  It was circa 2010, and my friend knew I was creative and thought I would like an invitation.  Damn – Pinterest was cool.  The platform itself was […]

Why I Hate That Instagram is Prioritising Video

Full hand-painted wedding invitations suite with pink paint and envelope

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I know – you’ve read everything there is to know about the price of invitations and wedding budgets more broadly. You’ve never planned a wedding before, and hardly anyone has their prices on their website, so how are you supposed to budget? Well, I challenge you to take a new perspective… I can’t really tell […]

How Much Do Wedding Invitations *Really* Cost?

Natural brown wedding invitation with a pocket and contemporary fonts and a simple minimalist moon graphic.

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I get it. You’ve never planned a wedding before – how do you develop your wedding style? There are so many beautiful styles out there, where do I even start? Start here – these are the first steps to planning the style and theme of your wedding, without getting lost in all the options. I […]

The Best Way to Develop your Wedding Style