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  • Reminder – Big Giveaway Contest!

    Reminder – Big Giveaway Contest!

    January 31st, 2010 | Contests and Giveaways, Event Coordination | thecheshirekat | No Comments

    Hey all!  Just a quick reminder that you have about 24 hours left to enter our big day-of coordination giveaway contest!  The winner will be drawn randomly at 11:59 PM on 1/31/10 – so get those last-minute entries in ASAP!
    Here’s a quick repost of the details:
    To enter to win our free day-of coordination package, email [...]

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  • Shades of Grayson – Birth Announcements

    Shades of Grayson – Birth Announcements

    January 28th, 2010 | Birth Announcements | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    I am so excited to share this project with you!  Grayson is the first baby born to my group of dear friends, and as you might imagine, all of us love him to pieces already.  We knew as soon as Ramona announced her pregnancy that this would be one of the most fashionable babies the [...]

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  • Big news! Our first GIVEAWAY!

    Big news! Our first GIVEAWAY!

    January 11th, 2010 | Contests and Giveaways, Event Coordination, News and Announcements, Weddings | thecheshirekat | 7 Comments

    So in my last blog post, I told you all that there were some big announcements on the way.  Here’s one for you – my first big giveaway contest!
    I’ve been focusing on invitation design and paper products since I started this little venture last year, but my intention has always been to branch out into [...]

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  • We’ve been published!

    We’ve been published!

    January 4th, 2010 | News and Announcements | thecheshirekat | 6 Comments

    Happy New Year, everyone!  I’m super excited to finally be able to add this to the blog.  My wedding appeared in an article in The Knot Southern California magazine (Spring/Summer, 2010)! A few months ago, I was asked by the editors of The Knot SoCal to share my budget breakdown and vendor contact information [...]

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  • Stacy and Shannon – Monograms and Save-the-Dates

    Stacy and Shannon – Monograms and Save-the-Dates

    December 1st, 2009 | Monograms and Logos, Save The Dates | thecheshirekat | 7 Comments

    Stacy contacted me after finding my bio on The Knot.  She’s planning a beautiful wedding in June and is using pink, ivory, and tan, with some gold accents.  We talked briefly about some ideas for monograms, save-the-dates, and invitations, and she told me she loves metallic paper, ribbon, and rhinestones.  This is clearly a woman [...]

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  • Baby Xavier – Birth Announcement

    Baby Xavier – Birth Announcement

    November 24th, 2009 | Birth Announcements | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    For a while there, it suddenly seemed like everyone around me was pregnant.  This year, FOUR of my close friends announced that they were having babies.  (No pressure, right?)
    Well, one by one, they’re graduating from pregnant women to actual MOMMIES, and my dear friend Liisa was the first!
    Liisa (and I hate to call her by [...]

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  • Building a Nest – in blue!

    Building a Nest – in blue!

    November 5th, 2009 | Invitations | thecheshirekat | 1 Comment

    Quickie blog update for you here!  Rachel found my Building a Nest shower invitations on Etsy and asked for them in a robin’s egg blue.  I was happy to oblige and found a lovely light blue metallic cardstock with matching envelope.
    It was pretty in pink for Erin’s shower… but it’s beautiful in blue as well:
    The [...]

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  • Kate and Chris – Wedding Programs

    Kate and Chris – Wedding Programs

    October 22nd, 2009 | Programs | thecheshirekat | No Comments

    This is an unbelievably overdue blog entry!  Kate and Chris (you may remember their Save the Dates and Invitations from earlier posts) had their beautiful wedding on September 5th, 2009, and I was absolutely thrilled to be a part of it.  Kate asked me a couple weeks before the big day if I would design [...]

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  • Erin – The Baby Shower

    Erin – The Baby Shower

    September 26th, 2009 | Invitations | thecheshirekat | 3 Comments

    I promised I’d update soon, and here it is!  My husband gave in and unearthed the camera from the piles of boxes in the garage, and I’m excited to show off this invitation.
    Erin is a dear friend of mine whose daughter Sophia is due in December.  I was so thrilled to be able to do [...]

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  • Like ripping off a Band-Aid…

    Like ripping off a Band-Aid…

    September 25th, 2009 | Uncategorized | thecheshirekat | No Comments

    It’s better to do it quickly, all at once, right?
    I resisted for the longest time.  Friends tried for years to get me involved, and I stood my ground.  I had my reasons, and I still have them, but it’s time to give in.

    Ladies and Gentlemen, The Cheshire Kat Design Studio is now on Facebook.
    And on [...]

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