MOVING ABROAD?

So as you've heard, I moved to England, working part-time and cheering my boyfriend on while he plays hockey for the Guildford Flames.

When I was getting ready to move to here, I was SO excited! Nothing else was on my mind and I could hardly wait to get off the plane and explore this beautiful country. 

I created this packing list to help make sure I wouldn't forget a thing. I made it about a month before I had to leave haha. I just wanted to leave right away!

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Are you planning to travel abroad? Download the packing list HERE to help you remember all your top items. 

Lots of love from the UK,

- Char xo.

A CARD FOR ALL

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away, and you can feel it in the air! For me, vday isn’t necessarily about being involved in a romantic relationship, but about telling all the special ones in your life that you love them – from significant others to family to friends. Here are a few of my faves for sharing the love! 

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GIMME SOME SUGAR

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and you know what that means... hearts everywhere! Haha. Most people hate this day, but I have to say, even in my single days, I loved Valentine's Day. It is such a feminine day, with sweets, heart shaped anything & lots of pink! No matter if you have someone to celebrate with or you just have a fun girls night planned, make the most of the Hallmark holiday & have some fun!

We created the sweetest (no pun intended) little goodie bags for our friends & family. We came up with some cute sayings & designed some packaging labels to close the bags. With the help of some yummy sweets, a printer, clear small bags, staples & some cute ribbon we were all set! 

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Brika had a pop-up shop at Yorkdale mall & I swooned over everything in it! This was one of a few cards I had picked up. Ian if you're looking at this, spoiler alert, that's for you. ;) 

You can download our labels right here & print them for your loved ones! If you use them, we want to see! Tag us on Instagram @prettypaperlove. 

Hubba Hubba - download here

You'll Always Be My Sweet Thing - option 1 option 2

Give Me Some Sugar - download here

Enjoy!

- Char xo.

2015 HOLIDAY CARD ROUND UP

As we all know, Christmas is one of my favourite times of the year. The lights, the sparkle, the family time, the REAL Christmas trees, I just love it all! I've seen so many great holiday cards & wanted to share. See below my fave this season.

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7. Kate Spade 8. 1canoe2 9. Sugar Paper 10. Oh Heiday 11. Smock Paper 12. Rifle Paper 13. GoodSouth

Which is your favourite? I think mine is 7 by Kate Spade. 

- Char. xo.

 

ENCHANTING FALL WEDDING

It's been a while since we posted a wedding Wednesday, so searching for one today was exciting. I stumbled upon this gorgeous September wedding on Southern California Bride & fell in love. I think you will too! From the one of a kind invitations, to all the other design pieces, you can really see the work that went into everything. I love the gold touches & the pops of deep colours. I absolutely and in awe of all the elegant pieces. 

You can find all the sources below. 

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Venue:  M Cafe  at Calamigos Ranch, Malibu | Rentals:  Archive Vintage Rentals  | Linens:  BAM Fabric Draping  | Stationery:  Bliss & Bone  | Florals:  Marks Garden  | Dress:  R-Mine Bespoke  | Hair:  Hair by Karen B  | Makeup:  Enipra Makeup  | Coordinator:  ENCORE  | LESLIE KAPLAN EVENT DESIGN | Photographer:  Moha Photography

Venue: M Cafe at Calamigos Ranch, Malibu | Rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals | Linens: BAM Fabric Draping | Stationery: Bliss & Bone | Florals: Marks Garden | Dress: R-Mine Bespoke | Hair: Hair by Karen B | Makeup: Enipra Makeup | Coordinator: ENCORE | LESLIE KAPLAN EVENT DESIGN | Photographer: Moha Photography

If you'd like to see your wedding featured on the blog send us an email! We'd love to share your beautiful day.

Happy hump day!

- Char. xo