If you’re looking for a unique and personal invitation – not to mention menus, programs, and all your other paper items – you will definitely want to check out what Zenadia Design has to offer. They have created such a variety of beautiful custom designs – here are just a few of my favorites…

Not only does Zenadia Design offer custom paper products (beautiful wedding keepsakes if you ask me!), but they also have a lovely line of ready made invitations and stationery that you can find at their Etsy shop. Of course, stay up to date with their work and inspirations on the Zenadia Design blog. And here’s the coolest part – if you place an order before June 13, you can get 15% off! Just mention this Snippet & Ink post and they’ll apply the discount.

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Hi all! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend. I don’t know if it’s that I’m itching to travel, but this week I thought I’d continue with the regionally-inspired wedding boards. Today we head to the charming island of Nantucket with an inspiration board complete with Nantucket reds, lobster and clams, seashells and a lighthouse. Wouldn’t this preppy, laid-back party be perfect for showing out-of-town guests a good time?

Mood: classic seaside, preppy casual
Palette: Nantucket red, sky blue, clamshell gray, white

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Top row from left: photo by Zofia Photography, tent photo from Brides, seating cards photo by Stacey Kane, lobster invitation by Bird & Banner
Row 2: shrimp “boat” photo by Claudia Kronenberg Photography, customized cup photo by Laura Negri, goody bag photo by Ericka McConnell, lighthouse photo from Elegant Bride
Row 3: bouquet by Artfool, tent photo by Claudia Kronenberg Photography, clam bake photo via Knottie Bio ad52905
Row 4: sparklers from Rebecca Thuss, cake by Cakegirls, flowers photo by Laura Bruen, vintage wedding photos

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I’ll be away for the weekend, so no posts until Monday, but in the meantime here are some of my favorite links from the web this week… Enjoy!

by Elizabeth Messina


A whimsical wedding by the sea.

Fun paper goodies at this party, via Oh So Beautiful Paper.

Pillow fight in the middle of NYC, part one and part two.

Jordan, will you plan my next birthday party?

Chelsea‘s daffodil brunch, via Once Wed.

Delightfully sweet engagement shoot.

Low-backed dresses from Heidi Merrick, via Unruly Things.

Vintage paper is my favorite, via 100 Layer Cake.

DIY letterpress cookbook, via simple + pretty.

Gorgeous wedding arch!

More lovely hair adornments, via Weddings Fresh.

Have a happy Passover and Easter weekend!

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If I were going to elope to Las Vegas, you can bet I’d splurge on a pair of sparkly Louboutin‘s, take some photos at the Neon Boneyard, and grab a burger at In-N-Out after the ceremony. If there were guests involved, why not go all out with a playing card/dice/poker chip motif and an Elvis impersonator? Retro rock and roll at its best.

Mood: flashy, retro fun
Palette: bright red, silver, with bits of black and white

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Top row from left: photo by Leah McCormick, neon boneyard photo by Kelly Lee via Rock ‘n Roll Bride, shoes via Brooklyn Bride, playing cards from Martha Stewart
Row 2: carnation centerpiece from Martha Stewart Weddings, Little White Chapel, Jackpot cake by Lovin’ Sullivan, Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign
Row 3: guitar photo by Tiffany Aicklen, bouquet from Martha Stewart Weddings, invitation via Toast & Tables, photo by Bella Rose

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No matter how many wonderful blogs are out there, it’s always sad when a favorite goes dormant. Faye & Greer is one of those blogs, and even though it’s been inactive for well over a year, I still visit it from time to time. Today’s inspiration board takes its cue from one of Faye & Greer’s posts – a bluegrass country theme, complete with sweet tea, dogwood, and even a banjo on the save-the-date.

Mood: hill country romance
Palette: sweet tea, bluegrass, cream and white

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Top row from left: sweet tea photo by Lisa Lefkowitz, chandelier from Brides, save the date by Ceci New York, suit via Paper + Cup
Row 2: bouquet via The Bride’s Guide, sweet tea photo by Lisa Lefkowitz, dogwood cake and getaway buggy both from Martha Stewart Weddings
Row 3: photo by Punam Bean, dress from Brides, envelope with dogwood stamps from Martha Stewart Weddings via Brooklyn Bride
Row 4: flower girl dogwood wreath from Brides, “Thanks Y’all” favors from Knottie AliKay, steel guitar photo by Abigail Seymour, table number photo by Leigh Miller

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