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Lovestru.ck Workshop – Intro to Copperplate Calligraphy + Return Address Stamp

We are pleased to announce we’ll be co-hosting a calligraphy workshop with Bou.quet and Cheryl Dyer.

Gather your girlfriends, bridesmaids, and family members to drink mimosas, snack on breakfast treats, and create your own calligraphy address stamp to use on your wedding invitations.

Date: Saturday, March 5

Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Bou.quet  – 4013 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68131

Cost: $85 – please call Bou.quet (402) 905-0589 to reserve your spot and pay via credit card over the phone

 

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Calligraphy Instructor – Cheryl Dyer

Workshop Description:

Swept away by beautiful lettering? Learn how to create your own flourished beauties and create a project to take home!

Our class offers basic instruction in Copperplate calligraphy—the basis of “modern calligraphy”.  Participants will be given guidance on using their new calligraphy tools and materials as well as instruction on making beautiful capital letters.

Class participants will focus on perfecting a single letter that will be used by the instructor to craft return address stamps that can be used on any piece of mail that you’d like to add an extra special touch.   Stamps will be ready for pick-up within a few weeks after class.

Students will leave the class with detailed exemplars and guide sheets for at-home practice as well as all the materials and tools provided at the class. No calligraphy experience (or good handwriting!) needed. Students with prior calligraphy experience will benefit from guidance by an experienced instructor.


There is only 16 spots available, so call to reserve your seat!
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Goldenrod Pastries for Valentine’s Day

 

Omaha Residents: Treat Yo V-day Bae! Order a Goldenrod Pastries treat and pick it up in Omaha in time for Valentine’s day!

STEP 1:

Choose from the following menu items

  • Option 1: 6″ heart-shaped chocolate cake with dark chocolate ganache to share. GF/DF, $35
  • Option 2: Heart-shaped chocolate cake for two with dark chocolate ganache + 6 strawberry meringue kisses. GF/DF, $32
  • Option 3: Heart-shaped chocolate cake for two with dark chocolate ganache + 4 mini chocolate-chocolate chip cookies + 6 strawberry meringue kisses + 4 macarons. GF/DF, $58

STEP 2:

To place your order call Goldenrod Pastries (402.486.4103) or shoot them an email (hello@goldenrodpastries.com).  All orders must be placed by February 7th.  You will receive a confirmation email and invoice for your order by February 8th.  All payments must be received by February 10th for your order to be finalized.

STEP 3:

Pick up will be Friday, February 12th at the Lovestru.ck Office (10525 Pacific Street – in the lower level of the Mark Edwards white brick building) between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Everyone that orders will also receive a special treat from your favorite wedding planners at Lovestru.ck Weddings + Events.

Any questions regarding pick up can be sent to Lindsay at Lovestruck: lindsay@lovestrucksocialevents.com.

Get ready for some Goldenrod delicious-ness!

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A Look Back at a 2014

As we look back at 2014 we are so grateful for the many wonderful couples we worked with and shared in their wedding day.  Here is a look back at each special event.

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1. Chelsea and Patrick | Photographer: Iwen Exposures
2. Angela and Russell | Photographer: The Mullers
3. Anna and Scott | Photographer: Maggie Rife Ponce
4. Rebecca and Josh | Photographer: JM Studios
5. Katie and Brian | Photographer: Megan King
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6. Kathryn and Justin | Photographer: Megan King
7. Maris and Eric | Photographer: Colin Conces
8. Christina and Eric | Photographer: The Mullers
9. Lindsey and John | Photographer: Kabloom
10. Shelley and Tony | Photographer: Andrey Mikityuk
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11. Margaret and Adam | Photographer: Tin Box Weddings
12. Gatsby and David | Photographer: Geoff Johnson
13. Heidi and John | Photographer: Geoff Johnson
14. Leslie and Allen | Photographer: Christine McGuigan
15. Erin and David | Photographer: Nikki Moore
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16. Laura and Dave | Photographer: JM Studios
17. JoAnna and David | Photographer: Dana Damewood
18. Karly and Tony | Photographer: The Mullers
19. Carrie and Spencer | Photographer: Complete Music
20. Darrica and Evan | Photographer: The Mullers
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21. Megan and Igor | Photographer: The Mullers
22. Alycia and David | Photographer: Erin Eppenbaugh
23. Michael and Marty | Photographer: Corrie Suhr
24. Becky and Andy | Photographer: The Leekers
25. Teryn and T.J. | Photographer: Chris Van Kat

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Our Wedding: The e-stationery

Like I mentioned yesterday, we sent out all of our wedding communications via email and our website. We decided to use MailChimp to create email campaigns for our save-the-dates, invitations, and wedding reminder emails. By using this service, we could track who opened our emails and which links they clicked on. Unlike regular mail, we were able to make sure all of our communication pieces were being sent to the right place and were being opened. This paperless approach does not work for all weddings. We had a very small guest list, and over 60% of our guests were under the age of thirty and tech-savvy.

I have nothing against paper stationary. In fact, I’m a little obsessed with it. When I have meetings with Lesley from Inclosed, I explore her shop like a museum. All of the colors, patterns and textures are so remarkable. This art form/traditional wedding correspondence is the way to go for the majority of weddings.

I included the invitation and save the date I designed for our wedding. You can see the invitation has the same cohesive design elements as the wedsite.

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Wedding Invitation designed by me

And here is our save the date animation for those of you who didn’t see it during the Gem Photo Competition.

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Wedding Save the Date

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Inspiration: True Love

I’m getting married in three days, and I thought these pictures were the perfect inspiration for my upcoming nuptials. They are saturated in the pure and true love that these newlyweds share for each other. Yes I love weddings full of design and fashion, but most importantly, I love Richard Donald Kalasky more than anything else in the world, and I am so glad to have to opportunity to share that with my nearest and dearest friends and family.

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