Paper Raven Co: An Exclusive Interview

We’re kind of obsessed with the talented artists that make up the Postable card collection and thought it only right to spend some time getting to know the lovely people behind the brands. We sat down (virtually, of course) with Erin McManness and got right to the point asking her some riveting questions to get the inside scoop behind her brand Paper Raven Co.

Paper Raven Co. is an Atlanta-based stationery brand created by Illustrator Erin McManness. Founded in 2015, the hallmarks of the Paper Raven Co. line include heavy doses of florals, a love for hand-lettering, nods to the natural world and sincere messaging. When Erin is not illustrating, she can be found perfecting her cooking skills, hiking with her family in the Georgia wilderness or reading true crime novels.

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Late Wedding Thank You Notes: Wording Examples & Etiquette

top-view-of-blank-note-envelope-coffee-cup-and-peonies-picture-id692711534You’ve spent the same amount of time thinking about sending out your wedding thank you notes as you have not sending them. And the result? The guilt of having late wedding thank you notes just sitting on your to do list is staring at you. It’s ok, don’t be so hard on yourself! Life gets in the way — we totally get it. Mailing those bad boys out in a timely manner — while important — is tough. The thing is, the folks who spent time, effort and money on gifting you and your new spouse that special wedding gift still deserve a thank you note.

Given the extra time spent indoors these days and the urgent need for us all to save the USPS, there really couldn’t be a better time to finally get this one task off your to do list once and for all! And you know, let your loved ones know you appreciate them.
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How to Write Wedding Thank You Cards With Tips & Wording Examples

Congrats, you successfully made it down the aisle! You survived the wedding planning madness, the family reunions and the stressful (and hopefully lovely) wedding day shenanigans. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you felt about all the planning) you’ve still got one wedding related task left…and it’s a doozy: writing your wedding thank you cards.

Before you find yourself falling into a frenzy of panic over having to write hundreds of thank you notes, we’ve got a simple step by step process for how to write your wedding thank you cards with tips and message examples that’ll come in handy!

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Table of Contents:

Who to send a wedding thank you to?
Wording examples for everyone on your wedding thank you list.
How to write wedding thank you cards in one sitting.
Common mistakes to avoid.
Choosing the right wedding thank you design.

Let’s start this post off with one of the most important tips you’ll want to keep in your back pocket as you make your way gratituding it up all over the place… Remember, your wedding day would not have been nearly as special without the help of your loved ones. Your friends and family deserve a proper thank you–all 250 of them. They didn’t complain when you asked them to be present for cake tastings and flower showings. They didn’t moan and groan (we hope) during the wedding set up. Now it’s your turn to tell them just how much you appreciated their positive influence and energy during the whole process.

Given the current quarantine state of affairs, this is the perfect time to knock this forever-on-your-to-do-list task right out of the park! So no more procrastinating, let’s get those wedding thank you cards mailed. 
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Easy Way To Get Addresses For Wedding: Collect em’ All in 5 Minutes

Getting engaged to your forever partner in crime means an endless stream of congratulatory texts, Facebook messages and the periodic (and far more personal) congratulations cards. You may choose to plan an engagement party to keep the early celebrations going or if quarantine has put a damper on your in-person party plans, you may have hosted your very first virtual wedding engagement extravaganza. Either way, the real planning hasn’t quite kicked off. 

To get the wedding planning started, one of the first pieces of the puzzle once you’ve narrowed down your wedding guest list will be to collect mailing addresses. Assuming a virtual wedding is off the table, you’ll need to collect the mailing addresses from those you wish to invite. Lucky for you, we’ve got an easy way to get addresses for your wedding! Actually, it’s likely the easiest part of your whole wedding planning process.

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Making the wedding guest list and collecting the mailing addresses.

Beginning to plan a wedding in the midst of epic uncertainty of what’s to come may seem incredibly overwhelming, but look at it this way — now you have a bit more time to get all your wedding ducks in order.

Use this extra unknown to plan the wedding of your dreams… But first, you’ll need a guest list.

Whatever the state of global affairs, we hope you’re taking the time to bask in all of your well-deserved-engaged-glory. And while you’re enjoying the endless flow of champagne and the sparkle of your shiny new ring, you may have started creating your mental guest list. Ok, maybe you’re not thinking about that yet… Chances are this will change very soon.

Planning a wedding, may be a little more than some bargained for (literally– weddings are not cheap). While some aspects of getting started to plan your big day may be overwhelming, when it comes to how to collect mailing addresses for wedding invites, Postable makes it easy. You’re welcome.

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