Wedding Invitations Tips from Kalyn Johnson of Effie’s Paper

Planning a wedding or big event that involves formal custom invitations? Of course you are! You are a Black Southern Belle. There is nothing like the process of planning a big event and picking out the custom invitations. To help you with that process we haveA�Wedding InvitationTips from Kalyn Johnson of Effie’s Paper and the EP Creative Design Studio. Kalyn is an expert in all thing paper and I have used her myself so I vouch for her! To help you as you plan your wedding, here are are tips how to make sure you get the exact invitations you want. Mrs. Johnson brings you herA�Wedding Invitation Tips and these are one you won’t want to miss!

According to Kalyn:

“Are you hoping to get your wedding invitations squared away ahead of schedule? Thinking about hiring a graphic designer to create a bespoke wedding suite just for you and your beau? A�Fantastic, but before you have that initial meeting or consultation, here are 3 tips on that will make this process go smoothly.”


  • Know your style:A�When working with another person, no matter what the project, know your style! Knowing the look and feel that you want for your big day, will help the designer execute your vision to the best of his or her ability.
  • Give as much detail as possible:A�Giving as much detail as possible (wording, dates, times, locations, names, and spelling) helps the designer work as efficiently as possible which in turn, helps with deadlines.
  • Be clear and concise:A�Knowing your overall look and providing all the necessary details from the start creates space for open communication between you and your designer. Plus room and time for any additions or edits.


Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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