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Ideas, Tips, & How To's

Planning an event can be quite a challenge. Having created invitations for almost every type of special ocasion I have found a few tried and true solutions that have helped my clients and myself prepare for the big event. I am always available for a consultation. Call me at 518.253.7208 or you can always pass along a question online.

Keeping Track Of Your Wedding Guests

When planning a large event, consider creating a spreadsheet, listing the names and addresses of invited families and singles. On the spreadsheet you will indicate if children are invited or if singles are allowed to bring a guest. Each family is entered on a separate line with a column indicating the total number per family.  This spreadsheet will give you both a total headcount and a count of households.  For istance, you may be inviting 120 people to your event, but may only have 75 households –  which is the number you need to know when purchasing invitations, save the dates, and accessories.

Guest Spreadsheet Sample

joanne barry is the propietor of carta bella invitaions

Joanne Barry, Proprietor

After serving South Florida for many years. I have brought my "passion for paper" back to my roots in Upstate New York. My mission is to create a special and unique solution for your invitation ideas. My personal attention, quality products, and affordable prices can make the invitation process that much better. I look forward to your questions and wish you the best!