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How to Address Your Envelopes in the 21st Century

How to address your envelopes in the 21st century

Here’s the thing about etiquette: its meant to help you treat others with respect, but because it’s codified over time, it can sometimes be too old-fashioned, too imprecise, or even too insulting. We’re here today with an updated glossary of honorifics, as well as some inormation about special cases and order of address.

by Julie Green

Spotlight: Organic Leaves

Organic Leaves Wedding Inspiration Board

It's probably no secret that we're Pinterest crazy, and one of our favorite new Pinterest projects is creating inspiration boards for specific Skipt designs. We've even invited the designers of each design to collaborate on the boards, meaning you're getting some amazing inspiration right from the person whose vision and talent created the design in the first place. Today we're spotlighting our Organic Leaves Save the Date, designed by Ellis Design.

by Julie Green

A Brand New Skipt Paper Co.

A brand new Skipt Paper Co.

We are so excited to finally bring you new products by new designers -- nearly 100 new designs in all. They run the gamut from abstract to artistic, from modern to majestic, but what unites them all is keen attention to details, skillful use of typography, and a finely struck balance between being on-trend and true-classic.

by Julie Green

Introducing Wedding Invitations at Skipt Paper Co!

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Skipt Paper Co. has always specialized in elopements, tiny weddings, and other non-traditional ways of tying the knot. Now, we’re happy to introduce a new collection of wedding invitations, because sometimes you want to invite people to your non-traditional shindig. And we think that’s cool.

by Julie Green

Top Tech Tools for Super Secret Wedding Planning

We were talking with some Skipt customers recently about how we don’t see a ton of people sharing our content, our website, or our products on social media. Here’s what those customers told us: y’all are planning in secret. Duh!

So what better way for us to help than to gather a list of top tech tools that can help you collaboratively plan your wedding or elopement SECRETLY.

by Julie Green
Tags: planning

How to Submit to the Skipt Blog

One of our goals here at Skipt is to be a resource, an advocate, a source of inspiration, and a supportive community - to be a place where elopement is at the forefront of the conversation about weddings, not a footnote, apology, or adaptation. If you'd like to help contribute to creating this kind of resource, you can do so with credit (and links if appropriate) OR completely annonymously. 

by Julie Green

Eight Ways to Include Your Family in Your Elopement

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You should never feel like just because you eloped, you owe your loved ones anything. That said, if you and your beloved decide that you want to include your loves ones in the celebration, we’ve come up with a list of eight ways to do so. Pick and choose the ones that work best for you.

by Julie Green
Tags: advice

How to keep your wedding from snowballing, no guru needed

Setting an intention for your wedding

I was talking recently to a couple that’s engaged and we were talking about how quickly wedding planning just builds momentum and heft and weight and before you know it, it can be this whole thing that you don’t feel like you even really made happen. 

And I told that couple that probably the best way to deal with that snowball phenomenon is to sit down together and set intentions for the wedding. 

by Julie Green

Tiny Wedding Round-Up

Tiny Wedding Roundup

Eight tiny weddings, fewer than one hundred guests totaled up across them all, but just as much joy and love as any wedding we've ever seen. Feast your eyes, friends. Feast your eyes.

by Julie Green

Five Ways to Elope in New York City

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New York City has been described as America's melting pot of multi-culture, but if everything really melted all together, these five NYC elopements would tend to look more alike than different, eh? We're wowed by all the ways there are to have a New York City Hall wedding. Here's a look at five NYC weddings with five very different vibes.

by Julie Green