Invitation Maven

Fun with Postage – Dress up your envelopes with vintage stamps

One of my favorite ways to complete an invitation suite is with a custom postage stamp. It tells guests that there is something special inside the envelope and gets them excited to see what it is. Unfortunately, the United States Postal Service will be discontinuing its personalized postage program. According to a May 7, 2020 … Read more

Invitation Maven Participates in Local Snack Drive for Los Angeles area Covid-19 Front Line Workers

Goodies To Go Snack Program for Covid-19 Front Line Workers

My good friend Lisa Kodimer is a true visionary. She has so many great ideas, they’re coming out of her eyeballs. Most of her ideas revolve around helping others. And she has an amazing network of friends and volunteers who help turn her ideas into action. Her latest project is a local snack drive for … Read more

Invitation Maven Creates New Designs Amid This Pandemic

One of the hardest things to do during this Covid-19 shut down is to keep busy. It’s easy to get lost in the news of the day. But Invitation Maven is working hard to create new designs amid this pandemic. It helps us stay on our game and have a little fun playing around, too. … Read more

Spring Wedding Inspiration in the Heart of Koreatown

Invitation Maven participates in several styled shoots every year. It’s a great way to keep our portfolio up to date and to try out new designs for our clients. We participated in a styled shoot at The One Event Venue in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles a few months back and got picked up in … Read more

Planning or Rescheduling Your Event Because of the Covid-19 Coronavirus Shutdown

March 18, 2020 These are trying times. I’m writing this from my studio in Los Angeles, California, and while we don’t currently have an official shelter-in-place order in effect where I live, many communities in my state do. In Los Angeles, we are into the third day of a 16-day city-wide shut down of restaurants … Read more

Party Planning Stress and Drama: Full Time Invitation Designer, Part Time Therapist

I have been designing custom invitations professionally for more than 20 years. It takes time to create the perfect invitation suites, signage and décor for my clients’ events. Because I spend so much time with clients, I’m not just an invitation designer, I’m also a trusted confidant. Over that time, I’ve worked with clients who … Read more