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Friday, August 27, 2010

Princess Parties: Age-Proof and All the Rage!

Fairy Tale Four
No matter your favorite princess, this
invite is sure to be a hit among everyone
on your list
If you are a mom reading this post, chances are it caught your eye because you either love princesses or have a daughter that does. Take it a step further, you may even be planning an upcoming princess bash! Whatever the case, "Disney Princess" parties are all the rage! Whether it is a 1st Birthday, 6th Birthday, Sweet Sixteen or Wedding, princess party themes are timeless!
     Let's take you through these special milestones with suggestions on Princess invitations & favors, that will turn your event into an "Enchanted One"! All invitations & favors featured in this blog can be found on our website:

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A Magical Time
Three princesses are die-cut
on this brite while folder
Child Birthday:    Featured here are just a few of the many Disney Princess invitations offered on the Yvonne's Invitations & Favors website.  Fairy Tale Four, Party Princess and A Magical Time are three very popular invitation choices for ages one and up. No matter the age, they all want to be a princess!   Your favorite Disney Princesses: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and Belle help create the perfect invitation. If it's a first birthday party you are planning , let the fairy-tale dream begin with the Party Princess invitation. This full-color invitation will be printed with a 2 1/8" 3 1/8" photo on the front of the birthday girl.

Party Princess
Cinderella is inviting all of your Guests
to a Special Occassion.

Sweet Sixteen: So now your your little princess is turning Sweet Sixteen. Where did the time fly? When she was two, her princess world involved pumkins and pixie dust but now that she's older, her princess world involves romantic fairy-tale dreams. She wants a "ball", not a party. Make her fantasy come true with these enchanted evening invitations to set the tone for her special day.

Off to The Ball
Make dreams come true with this dreamy invitation featuring a pearl
embossed scene of Cinderella on her way to the ball!
This look is completed with a delicate white satin bow.

Don't forget the Save the Date! When planning a "ball" it has become almost the norm to send your guests notice of the big event ahead of time. 
Read our blog post regarding the Top 5 Reasons to send out Save the Date announcements. 
Magical Night Save the Date Magnet
This save the date magnet with a Cinderelle theme will act as a constant reminder for friends and family that your fairy tale event is coming up. Cinderella's white carriage and horses are featured crossing a bridge on the way to the castle with your wording printed below.

Wedding:  "Someday My Prince Will Come..." Well guess what, he came and your daughter will now be marching down the aisle! Her fairy-tale has a happening ending. Now it is time to plan the Royal Wedding she has always dreamed of. Consider these elegant wedding invitations, Cinderella-style!

Classic Elegance
Dance your way into the hearts of family and friends with this shimmery,
Cinderella-themed invitation card featuring a silver and pink design.

Written in the Stars
Cinderella and Prince Charming are dancing the night away on this
full-color invite. Twinkling stars border a blue background where
your wording will be printed.

Don't Forget the Favors for your Princess Event!

What's a princess bash without a little something magical for your guests to take home? Offer everyone at your bash, from the young to the old, an old-fashioned Hershey candy bar personalized in a princess wrap! These hand-made personalized candy bars by Yvonne's Invitations & Favors will wow your guests. This princess-theme wrapper is adorned with colored glitter on the princesses to help add a little "magic." Choose from many designs or let us create a unique one for you.

For more information on how to order personalized Candy Bars by Yvonne for your next occassion, CLICK HERE

"Enchanted Carriage" Favor Boxes
In centuries past, the arrival of a beautiful coach often brought with it the mystery of its contents. In fairy tales, the captivating carriage brought beautifully attired people to the ball. In Kate Aspen’s “Enchanted Carriage” Favor Boxes, you decide the wonderful surprise these elegant coaches bring to your guests. Fill them with chocolates, Jordan almonds, cinnamon hearts—or whatever your heart desires.
If you are in the San Jose, California or surrounding areas, Yvonne's Invitations & Favors recommends you check out Pink Laundry Events. This up & coming event company provides planning, coordination, and design assistance for your special events. Pink Laundry Events is now offering children party entertainers, including Disney characters. For more information, call or email today: (408) 622-5327 or

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Celebrate the Turning of the Season with these Fall "Must-Have" Invitations & More!

Autumn Daisy Invitation
A white z-fold invitation insert
tucks away perfectly into this
translucent pocket featuring
an autumn daisy on the front.
The insert has a pre-cut ribbon
in the color of your choice.
Your Autumn Event is fast approaching and you still have a lot left to do on your checklist, including invitations, favors and last-minute wedding must-have accessories. For starters, if you still have "Mail Out Wedding Invitations to Your Guests" as one of the items unchecked, you should seriously be either be placing stamps on your invitations or narrowing down your invitation selection right about now. If the latter is where you are and you haven't finalized your invitation ensemble, here are some suggestions. Invitations By Yvonne has a wide array of Fall / Autumn Invitations to chose from from the Classic Traditional to Contemporary styles with vibrant colors, or something in-between to suit your style. Click Here To View All Fall Invitations By Yvonne

Autumn Leaves Invitation
Internet Exclusive Invitation!
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with this autumn-themed, bright white invitation card featuring a monarch leaf design on an espresso-colored background at the bottom.
Maple Breeze Invitation 
You can almost hear the wind whisper your names when you see this unique, maple-leaf invitation.
Perfect for fall or any time at all.

What fall event wouldn't be complete without favors reflecting the colorful changing of leaves? These favors accent nature's copper, orange and yellow hues, colors you may have already incorporated into your fall-theme wedding or special event. These are just a few examples of Yvonne's Invitations & Favors popular selction of Autumn Favors.
“Lustrous Leaf” Copper-Finish Bottle Stopper
As visually stunning as a magnificent maple tree ablaze with autumn’s most vibrant colors—the “Lustrous Leaf” Copper-Finish Bottle Stopper is a masterfully designed favor that says something unique about the person who thanks her guests with such a dramatically different gift.

Fall Leaf TeaLight and Place Card Holder
The leaves are aflame with the lively colors of fall, a cozy fire warms your hands and your heart, and giddy guests depart with a dazzling memento of your autumn event. The exquisitely crafted, metal maple leaf displays every hue in Mother Nature's autumn palette, and when lit by the tea-light, it glows with the brilliance of the season.

Once your invitations and favors are finalized, you are now ready to begin putting into place the finishing touches to your autumn event with coordinating accessories. Keep the theme alive throughout, with accessories that accent falling leaves, symbolic of the season. Coordinate your autumn theme with matching place cards, menu cards, programs and table numbers. Here is an example a die-cut card in the shape of a leaf that can be used as a menu card at your reception. Other ideas for this card include a thank you note to your guests or other special venue information. Here, it is featured a an invitation.

Autumn Days Die-Cut Leaf Card 
This leaf-shaped card is sure to set the tone for your special occasion.

Finally, if you are an autumn bride reading this, these bridal accessories are absolute an must-have which allow you to incorporate your theme both at your ceremony and at your recption. Capture the rich moccha elements of the season with this bridal ensemble.
Implement autumn iconic elements into your unity candle and cake topper.

Mocha Dream Collection
This luscious, crepe brown satin collection is decorated with shiny gold buttons and brown satin bows. A beautiful choice for an elegant wedding. This collection includes unity candle, ring pillow, flower basket, guest book, pen set and garter. You may purchase the complete set of 6 blank items for a reduced price or purchase certain pieces individually at regular price.

Last but not least, check out these coordinating FavorCakes by "FavorCakes By Erica". These FavorCakes put the finishing touches at your Autumn reception wheather it is a shower, birthday, wedding or other special occasion. With FavorCakes, you can kill 2 birds with one stone...Favorcakes make fabulous centerpieces while providing your guests a favor they can break away and take home with them s a rememberance of your event. You can visit FavorCakes By Erica on facebook and become a "liker".