2018
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Sarah and Isaac

Being a wedding vendor you get to be a behind-the-scenes participant for so many lovely weddings and work with so many fantastic couples. It makes it even sweeter when one of those couples happens to be your close friends. Add a cherry on the cake when the photographer happens
2018
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About our Share Your Love Program

Here at Wedding Design by Anika, we are pretty into giving back in a way that benefits our community, both here at home and globally. We have developed a program that allows our custom stationery clients to share some of their love with someone who needs it. When you book
love in yeg - win tickets - wedding design by anika
2017
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Love in YEG – Enter to win!

Enter to win 2 tickets to Love in Yeg, a boutique bridal show for authentic couples. So, you have seen our blog posts about the Love in YEG show. You know that it is happening on October 5, 2017, from 5-9, and you are totally excited to come catch the
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2017
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How are foiling and letterpress different from standard printing?

It seems like 2018 is going to be another year for foiling! It’s not surprising to see sites like Pinterest and Instagram full of images of the reintroduction of this printing style. The results are elegant, sophisticated, and add a touch of glam to your special event. It’s no wonder
2017
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Love in YEG show – October

Last February we had the pleasure of being a vendor for the new Love In YEG – bridal boutique show! There were many vendors that we got to meet, fantastic brides and grooms that we were able to talk paper and design with, and there was even a breakout dance
Wedding Design By Anika Copper Christmas Wedding Reception Menu
2017
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A little about menus

We love to create day-of stationery, and the favourite piece around here is the classic plate menu. Whether big or small, menus are such a fun way of adding a touch of glam to your place settings! Menus—more than just pretty! Besides their good looks, there are a few
2017
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Buyer Beware! There be hidden charges ahead!

I have been meaning to post about this topic for a while, but it wasn’t until I heard a horror story from one of my friends that I realized just how important this information is for brides, grooms, planners and even those organizing showers for the happy couple! You would
wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2016
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now offering laser cut options

one thing that i love about the design world is the ever advancing-ness of our technology (yes, i’m coining that new term!). we can do things now that 10 years ago were only a dream or available to only those who could pay the big bucks.  this past year i
mailing invites -wedding design by anika
2016
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when should i send out my invitations?

this is probably the most frequently asked question that i receive. i actually got it twice within hours of starting this blog post. first of all, it’s important to remember that there is no ‘magic formula’ or ‘set in stone’ timeline for sending out stationery. there is going to be
2016
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moody halloween inspiration shoot

i have been so fortunate over the past few months to have to meet and work with some exceptional wedding vendors on inspirational shoots. for those of you who have never heard the term, an inspiration shoot is a gathering of vendors who have chosen a style or theme and
love and military - wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2016
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anniversary make-over

wedding design by anika was launched as it’s own site a year ago. since then, i have been incredibly fortunate to work with fantastic couples as well as some pretty stellar vendors. thank you all for making this past year such a great learning experience! i cannot wait to see
wedding design by anika - winter sale - edmonton invitations and stationery
2016
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baby it’s cold outside – winter design collection sale

that’s right! winter is now officially upon us. but fear not! add some warmth to these winter months with a 10% off your order from my design collection! to redeem this offer, head over to my [design collection] and enter the coupon code snowfall2017 into your cart. i’m so
wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2016
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summer inspiration shoot – 2015

a few months ago i was approached by johanna from [silverlight studios] to help with a summer inspiration shoot. i was very excited to collaborate on this one, and ended up creating two stationery sets for us to work with. the theme was “bird cages & chandeliers”, and
wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2016
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do’s for smooth designing

some people ask me what they should do to make it through the design process without pulling hair. so i have created some do’s to follow for smooth designing. although i wrote this with wedding design in mind, most of it can certainly work for other design work as well.
wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2015
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what exactly is the function of a save the date?

ok, not going to lie, i totally heard [arthur weasley’s] voice in my head as i wrote that title. but, this post is about save the date cards, and not about rubber ducks, so, onward we go! a friend recently asked me about the difference (if there is
wedding design by anika - edmonton invitations and stationery
2015
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when it comes to budget, what defines “average”

a few months ago, a friend of mine (niki from [breathless moments]), wrote a blog post about some common misconceptions regarding “inflation” in wedding vendor prices. although most vendors do everything they can to keep their prices reasonable, many newly engaged couples are taken by surprise at the actual