From the Desk of Fox & Fancy

Take Note: 10 Delightful Pencil Sets for Stationery Enthusiasts

Can I just say that I’m obsessed with pretty pencils? I can’t believe I used to write with those generic yellow school pencils (you know the ones) when there are so many clever, creative, and funny pencils out there in the world! Plus, they make a really great add-on gift for your stationery loving pals, and go really well with our organizational notepads (just sayin’).

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Wedding Stationery: No Kids Allowed!

No kids at wedding

As magical, romantic, and memorable as your wedding is going to be, at one point or another during the planning process, you're going to look at your fiance and seriously consider if all this hassle is worth it.  (Spoiler alert: it is!) 

Finding the balance between planning the special day of your dreams and managing the expectations of your friends and family can be tough, particularly when planning the guest list.  Between long lost relatives clamoring for an invite, your parents' friends who haven't seen you since you were in diapers, and plus-ones turning into plus-families, whether or not to invite kids to your wedding can be a touchy subject.  If you decide that your wedding will be an adults only affair, relaying this information to your guests can be stressful.  It might be tempting to write NO KIDS ALLOWED across all your stationery, but we have a few more subtle, but still effective, suggestions!

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Wedding Stationery: Plus 1s!

Wedding +1's

It's no secret that weddings are expensive AF.  Unless you're working with a bottomless trust fund, figuring out the finances of your wedding can be a headache and a half, and sticking to a budget sadly means that you'll be forced to forego the life-sized ice sculptures of you and your beloved.   (It's tragic, really.)

One of the quickest ways to trim your budget is to trim your guest list, so who's going to get the chop?

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As Seen on Rocky Mountain Bride

Watercolour wedding invitation suite

I'm still obsessed with the gorgeous Log Cabin Elopement, shot by Jennifer Picard.  Every detail of the entire shoot is - to borrow a phrase from my teenage diary - serious swoon-worthy.  I know everyone crosses their fingers for sunny wedding day weather (especially in Vancouver), but sign me up for a rainy afternoon forest nuptial, complete with see-through umbrellas and glistening tree tops. 

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As Seen on Wedluxe Again

Watercolour wedding invitation suite

Can we talk about how delightful Wedluxe is? I always get excited when I see a new issue on the stands, and it's extra special when I know some of the creatives behind the gorgeous photos.  I was recently lucky enough to be asked to participate in an avant garde, Andy Warhol inspired style shoot, shot by Ken Tan and styled by Epic Events.  Rather than going the pop-art route, my design was inspired by Warhol's watercolours.  It was so fun working on such a bright, vibrant design - check it out below!

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As Seen On The Ruffled Blog

It is with great pleasure that we share with you this lovely Kate Spade Garden inspired feature on The Ruffled Blog. We were invited to participate as the wedding stationer in a styled shoot put together by Caroline Ross Photography, Umbrella Events, and Green with Envy.

Collaborating on style shoots is always super fun, particularly because the briefs often call for design that's outside our usual wheelhouse. Kate Spade? Yes please! Ombre? Okay! All pink, all the time? We thought you'd never ask!

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Introducing, Stationery!

Craft show stationery

If you've been following us online or visited us at any craft shows this past winter, you may have noticed something a little bit different about our products. As of November 2015, we launched our brand new stationery line, Fox & Fancy Print Ed.

It was, in a word, incredible. The feedback we've had has been nothing short of wonderful, humbling, exciting, and inspiring. Stationery has always been one of my fiercest passions, and being able to create a collection was one of the hardest, most rewarding things I've ever done.

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