A Better Way To Do Return Addresses On Wedding Invitations & Sycamore Street Press Giveaway

Sycamore Street Press Custom Monogram Stamps

I’ve got a bone to pick you guys.  Truth be told, its more of an ‘oh come on you can do something more interesting then that’ bone!  Naturally I see my fair share of wedding invitations & accompanying that, how they are presented as a whole package.  I think that a lot of couples don’t really see a high level of importance when it comes to the invitation phase of their planning and as such tend to take a  more ‘just get them in the mail’ mentality.  While thats all well and good, it goes completely against something I truly believe in which is that your invitations set the tone for what your wedding will be like, as well as relate directly to how the day will look.  This might be a task that is easier said then done when you feel you arent even fully what that day will look like, but there are elements that can help no matter what direction you end up taking.

Basic Return AddressThe more interesting bone that I was speaking of is a super ignored area in the entire invitation program, branding & the return address.  Yup you heard me, these 2 little things are small little elements that can make all the difference.  I often find the return address is an invitation killer.  IF there is even a return address {crazy but it happens}, its typically a straight forward version, non-laid out address printed with one of the companies 4-6 basic font type options available.  The address interestingly designed in any fashion, its simply line 1, 2 & 3, no intrigue, its just…. there, at best.  The irony is that doing something like this is typically a $35 up charge on your order!  So just to recap, a boringly put together basic font type return address, costs you money.  Now when I mention branding, I am not necessarily speaking of a full on couple logo that is nauseatingly displayed at every turn, I am however, speaking of places where a gentle reminder can be placed about the couple, something cute & uniquely the couple.

Sycamore Street Press Custom Antler Address Monogram Stamps

The good thing is I have a pretty gorgeous alternative for you….. stamps!  Without even trying, stamps have a certain feeling of care & coolness about them.  Overall I feel stamps are totally underutilized in weddings which is a bummer because they can be so perfectly customized to do literally anything!  One example is dear to my heart which is that for my own wedding, for the menu piece of our sit down dinner, I created the layout of the full menu then turned into a giant stamp, stamping it onto vintage postcards.  They were a giant hit and while the stamp is nothing new, it brings an inherit vintage/retro quality which can easily be modernized depending on the design & fonts that you work with.  There is something special about stamps, trust me!

Sycamore Street Press Custom Arrow Address Monogram Stamps

So here is the good news!  I couldnt very well lead you down a path to doing something differently, giving you the keys to up your invitation game, without connecting you with one of my most favorite design & stationary houses, Sycamore Street Press!  What a I love about Sycamore is two fold, one they are family owned & operated company and what that says to me is there is always going to be that extra level of care & attention to detail and you can never have too much of that!  Additionally, Sycamore hand draws & personally designs each of their creations capturing simple classic moments that are just down right beautiful!  In addition to their gorgeous collection of wedding invitations, each thoughtful & creative, they have the perfect answer to the return address ‘dilemma’….. customized stamps which I am literally dying over they are so perfect!

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From elegant florals to something much more whimsical like a bear or antlers, these well thought out designs offer a whole lot of awesome in such a tight little package.  Imagine receiving a wedding invitation with one of these beauties stamped onto the back, you’re going to notice!  What I love is that with a few choice designs, there is a pretty wide range that will work for about every couple, especially when you consider that these are only slightly more the price of the standard return address that is printed by others.  Additionally, you can use these again! There is literally no rule, no etiquette no no that says you can not use the same stamp that you used for your wedding, after the wedding.  Think about it, your going to need to mail Thank You letters, if you’re holiday card people, you can use them there again, the stamp will pay for itself in no time!  Here’s the beautiful thing, the amazing folks over at Sycamore Street are not only giving you a promo code for FREE SHIPPING enter code: STORYBOARD {good through Monday January 27th}, they are giving away one of their gorgeous customized monogram stamps to you!

 

Sycamore Street Press Custom Monogram Stamp Giveaway Rules:

 

1. ‘Like’ Sycamore Street & Storyboard Wedding‘s Facebook Pages

2. Visit Sycamore Street & explore their gorgeous offerings: Click HERE

3. Post a comment below telling us Why You Love Sycamore &  What Your Favorite Item is!

Thats it!  The winner will be chosen at random by the end of day on January 27th and will be announced on January 28th on our Facebook page!  All the more reason to make sure you’ve liked us on Facebook!  Do be sure to enter your email address correctly otherwise we won’t be able to tell you that you’ve won!  Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of the FREE SHIPPING – enter code: STORYBOARD {good through Monday January 27th}, all weekend long also!  There is no reason not to grab those gorgeous invitations now!  Best of luck to all who enter & we can’t wait to hear what you guys love most!

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