A Summer Flamingo Wedding Affair – Styled Shoot at San Antonio Zoo

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A Summer Flamingo Wedding Affair at the San Antonio Zoo.

With summer in full swing, I thought it would be fun to share this not-so-standard wedding styled shoot series I participated in at the San Antonio Zoo! Today I am featuring the first of this series, the “flamingo shoot”. The inspiration for this shoot were the flamingoes (duh), and these fun colors make for the ultimate coral wedding inspiration. It is whimsical, a little boho, but most of all just fun! I’ll walk you through all the different vendors that made this shoot possible – cause this was a dream team!



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Etiquette 101 – Addressing Your Wedding Invitation Envelopes

wedding etiquette 101 how to address envelopes by CalliRosa Calligrapher in San Antonio Texas

You booked your venue, you have your caterer, photographer. Your invitations are designed, locked in and ordered. Now it is time to address those pesky envelopes to your uncle and aunt, who is a doctor, and your single mom friend who you invite to come with her kids ánd a date. How do you address their envelopes? Is there a correct way? I will help you navigate the tricky addressing situations today in our wedding etiquette series.



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Etiquette 101: Wording of your wedding invitations explained

You have spent hours on Pinterest pinning your dream wedding invitations. Maybe you have put someone to work to design them for you, maybe you are doing this yourself. But fairly quickly you are running into problems – how do you put all the necessary information on that small piece of paper?! The wording of your wedding invitations is super important, because it will set the expectations for the overall feel of the wedding, and the formality of it. You want it to be concise, not overly wordy and to the point. Below I will break down wording components, what to look out for, and give examples of different options.

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My Favorite Supplies For Calligraphy Beginners

My Favorite Supplies For Calligraphy Beginners CalliRosa Calligrapher Wedding Stationer San Antonio Texas CalligraphyWith the upcoming Petal & Pen workshop on the 20th of May, I thought I would give you a little bit of a sneak peak in the supplies you will be receiving! They are essentials that will help you kickstart your calligraphy journey, are easy to use, and, in my professional opinion, will give you the best results in the beginning. And if you can’t make it to the workshop, this might make a great start to your calligraphy journey!

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5 reasons why you should hire a wedding stationer for your invitations


You got engaged, you said yes, yay! The venue and photographer are booked, you picked your wedding colors and the caterer is as good as chosen. Invitations are next on the list. But with all the invitation websites around, why hire a stationery designer (aka a wedding stationer)? I will give you a few reasons below.

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