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StyleSesh Melbourne with The Style Co.

Super happy to have been a part of the Melbourne StyleSesh with the lovely ladies from The Style Co! This was a hugely popular workshop with students learning invaluable wedding styling tips from Marie and Sarah, as well as floral styling with Zoe from The Style Co Flowers. Students received a pack of our beautiful So Much Thanks cards in their StyleSesh goodie bags. A jam-packed session of gorgeous styling, here are a few photos taken by I Got You Babe Photography. Keen to see more? You'll find more photos from I Got You Babe here, and make sure you click here to see the fantastic video created by She takes pictures He makes films.

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MEETme : Say Hello to Talk of the Party

Following on in our MEETme series, please allow us to introduce Chelsea Honner, owner of online store Talk of the Party. Based in the gorgeous Barossa Valley, we asked Chelsea a few questions to learn more about her store. How would you describe your online store? Talk of the Party is an online Party Boutique. We have sourced unique partyware from around Australia and the world. Our aim for the website, is to provide partyware for any event whether it be a wedding, birthday, baby shower or anything in between. By sourcing all the products ourselves, we have been able to find some really different, quality partyware that we are proud to sell to our customers. As a part of...

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Wollongong StyleSesh with She Designs Events

It was an absolute pleasure to be a part of the StyleSesh workshop with She Designs Events held in Wollongong last month. Students were invited in to the She Designs headquarters to learn the tricks of the trade when it comes to event styling and they received a pack of our silver-foiled So Much Thanks cards in their wonderful little goodie bags! Here are a few photos from the session taken by photographer John Benavente. Click here to see the video created by In A Maze Films and more photos by photographer John Benavente can be seen here.

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Bride to Be : Volume 168

We are excited to share our little feature in Bride to Be magazine with you! On the "trends" page you'll find our Boy Meets Girl DIY Card and It's Official Save the Date Card, both with glorious metallic gold foil. A big thank you to the team at Bride to Be for their wonderful support!

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How To Use Our DIY Pockets

Our handy DIY pockets are so easy to use, you're going to want to stick them onto everything! Here's a step-by-step guide on how to get started. You will need: Your chosen pocket 9mm Double-Sided Tape A bone scorer or squeegee A pair of scissors Your DIY card Some heavy books Step One Take your pocket and place it on the table so you are looking at the raised score lines (i.e. rather than the indented lines). Fold each of the tabs in towards the middle of the pocket and press firmly on the folds using your bone scorer or squeegee to give a nice crisp fold.   Your pocket should now look like this. Step Two Use the scissors...

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MEETme : Say Hello to Paperpoint

We love getting to know our stockists - we like hearing about where it all started, what products they are drawn to and how it all comes together. Listening to these stories makes us want to share their journey with you too! So please join us as we learn a little bit more about our favourite stores through MEETme, a new series of Q & A with our stockists. Located in South Melbourne, Paperpoint is the first of our feature stores. We asked Manager Nancy Dietz a few questions to find out more. What was the inspiration behind opening the store? Paperpoint has been around for over 20 years – we started as a place for designers and printers to...

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Free Printables : DIY Envelope Liners

One of the best things about receiving mail is when the envelope practically bursts open with excitement because it's been made with something a little extra special. An envelope liner adds so much more to the message you're sending, and your loved ones are much more likely to treasure it for longer. At Alex Mae, we love envelope liners so much, we've created some free printable templates for you to create these beauties at home! You will need: An envelope Your choice of gorgeous patterned paper A pencil A pair of scissors Double-sided tape A metal ruler Step 1Download and print your choice of template and cut out the shape of the envelope liner. You can choose from SQ165, RT180, DLE, or C6X envelope sizes...

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Make a wish!

There is no doubt that wishing wells are the most common method for gifting the modern bride and groom. If you aren't familiar with the concept of a wishing well, this is when the couple request a monetary gift in lieu of a gift registry. It is definitely super convenient to be able to put the funds towards something you'll both love, and at the same time it removes some of the terror for your guests trying to find something you'll treasure (rather than return or re-gift after the wedding!). What's even easier is that here at Alex Mae, we have created these lovely Wishing Well cards to pop in with your invites.  (We wrote the little rhyme ourselves, we...

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Free Printables : Making Seating Plans Pretty!

We often hear of seating plans becoming one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding.  Well not anymore!  We've created a little template to make this task a little bit easier - you might even go as far to say enjoyable! Say good bye to messy, illegible diagrams with changes and scribbles all over it.  We have a solution to make changes a breeze! By using washi tape (that just so happens to be removable!) on these great little templates we've created, we're able to play swapsies with our guests to our hearts content. We've used a selection of Dailylike Masking Tapes as our seat markers, but any quality washi tape should work. Whilst we can't stop your Mum...

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