Invitation Maven

Eloping Due to COVID-19: What to Consider

Due to Coronavirus (or COVID-19), couples more than ever are looking for information and guidance about eloping. I am always looking for good information to share with my readers. As it happens, I recently met Morgan Pirkle through a wedding industry networking group, and was excited to share her expertise with you. She is a … Read more

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

Snack Drive with signs that thank 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

Invitation with large ampersand design

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

Floral invitation suite

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

When A Large Event Comes Together, It’s Magical!

Over the past few weeks, I have been working feverishly on an installation for a large entertainment client in the Los Angeles area where I live. I can’t share the name of the client or photos of the work we created at the moment, but I can share my experience working as a member of … Read more

Addressing the Invitations: Formal or Casual format?

One of the things my clients struggle with is how to address the invitations we’ve so painstakingly created together. I provide an easy-to-use spreadsheet to assist in the process, but as you enter the names in whatever program you use, think about how you want the envelopes addressed. The primary question you need to answer is: Is your event formal or casual? The answer to this question will determine how you should address the invitations.

Here are some examples:

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