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Over 200 Romantic Sayings, Bible Verses and Poems to Add to Your Wedding Invitation or Write in a Card

By Hitchstudio | Jun 3, 2014
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Using bible verses, poetry lines or loving phrases can make your wedding invitation more personal to you. When your guests open the envelope and read that little poetic addition to your invite, they will nod and say, “this is so them.” This bride (above) used two bible quotes on her sweet and romantic wedding invitation because…

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7 Things I’ve Learned About Planning an Outdoor Wedding in Brookings, SD

By Hitchstudio | May 28, 2014
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Hitch Design Studio loves to plan weddings. We are wedding coordinators, detail planners, and we love learning new things so we can pass the information on to you! I’m planning a beautiful outdoor wedding for next May, 2015, with 350-400 expected guests in a tent outdoors. While this wedding will literally be glowing (with all…

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Ways to Embellish your Wedding Invitations

By Hitchstudio | May 21, 2014
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One of the best ways to make your wedding invitation stand out is by adding embellishments, or add-ons, to your stationery set. In the photo above, you’ll see this bride chose to add: A lace envelope liner Twine tied around her invitation A kraft-paper backing card Printed the return address on her envelopes She also printed…

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Wedding Coordinating and Rentals from Hitch

By Hitchstudio | May 20, 2014
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When it comes to wedding planning, Hitch Design Studio takes a fresh approach. We know that Midwest brides are do-it-yourselfers, so when you meet with us for wedding and reception styling, we start with a worksheet that takes you through each part of your wedding events (from the rehearsal dinner, to the church, the reception…

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Japanese Cherry Blossom Wedding Planning and Wedding Invitations, Sioux Falls, SD

By Hitchstudio | May 12, 2014
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John & Anna are one of the greatest couples I’ve ever met. They met in school, then parted ways and started down individual paths, and then eventually…their paths crossed in life once again. And on June 30, 2012, they were married! Anna’s mother is 100% Japanese and passed away before the wedding. So, with Japanese…

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Anatomy of an RSVP Card

By Hitchstudio | May 6, 2014
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What goes on a typical response card? If you’re ever unsure, your invitation designer should help you along the way, but to help you with the basic questions, here is a basic anatomy review from Hitch Design Studio: 1. KINDLY RESPOND: This is the header for your RSVP card. It can say a variety of fun things (We…

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6 Ways Hitch Can Help You Avoid Common Mistakes on Wedding Invitations

By Hitchstudio | May 4, 2014
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You want your wedding invitations to be perfect! So do we. Designing wedding invitations yourself can be done. But much like the catering, the music and the photography, sometimes hiring the expert pays off and creates less stress. People who are experts in their field know the ins-and-outs. They’ve done the research. They have the…

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Letterpressed Wedding Invitations

By Hitchstudio | Apr 30, 2014
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Using a letterpress technique on your wedding invitations is a beautiful way to add depth, contrast and uniqueness to your invitation. Letterpress is the way a plate stamps the thick, cotton paper with ink, leaving an impression that you can see and feel. It’s elegance and simplicity is a huge plus. There are typically minimal colors…

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Nature-Inspired Wedding Designs for Earth Day

By Hitchstudio | Apr 22, 2014
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Happy Earth Day from Hitch Design Studio! To start, here’s a quick note from one of our favorite printers in Brookings, SD, that we completely agree with when it comes to printing: “The paper industry plants more than it harvests and today there are 25% more trees in the developed world than in 1900. Paper is biodegradable, renewable…

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Graduation Announcements, Baby Shower Invites and More: Hitch Design Studio Can Design One For You

By Hitchstudio | Apr 16, 2014
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Calling all SDSU graduates: Hitch Design Studio can design your graduation announcements and party invitations! Hitch Design Studio is located in downtown Brookings, South Dakota — right between some of the most popular bars downtown. (Ahem…we love Cubby’s food on Fridays and we love Wooden Legs beer anytime…ahem). While this location does provide excellent advertising…

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