LGBTQ Wedding Guide

LGBTQ weddings closely mirror opposite-sex weddings in most ways, but there are some extra steps for many couples. A gay wedding is pretty much identical to a straight wedding in the most important way — legal status — thanks to the landmark Supreme Court decision that recognized marriage equality for all 50 states in 2015. … Read more

wedding trends

Bloomin’ Hot Wedding Trends for 2019

All of us at Invitations by R Squared love everything wedding, and we especially love discovering and delivering to you the hot wedding trends for the coming year.  Still in the planning stages of your 2019 wedding?  For some of you lovely brides, grooms and couples, your wedding planning is probably well under way. Most … Read more

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What’s trending in destination wedding invitations

With technology ruling the communication world, there’s a greater appreciation that goes with receiving a formally addressed piece of snail mail.  That’s especially true for destination wedding invitations.  Your destination wedding invitation is the first glimpse your guests get into your wedding style, so delight them with an unexpected element like personalized stamps or brightly colored … Read more

Planning a destination wedding

Today, more and more couple are choosing to abandon the traditional large wedding in favor of nuptials in more exotic locations. Yep … a destination wedding. For some, budget limitations make destination weddings the most attractive choice. Usually, only close friends and family attend these celebrations, sparing couples expensive receptions. Destination weddings have become increasingly … Read more


Bridal fashion trends that 2019 brides want to know

Is it an exaggeration to say that Instagram has changed weddings and bridal fashion? Now that every event on the path to getting married is up for documentation—the proposal, the engagement party, the bridal shower, even the cake tasting—brides are under a lot of (perhaps self-inflicted) pressure to wear the perfect look for every occasion, … Read more

wedding dresses for 2019

We’re loving these 2019 wedding dress trends!

Even if it’s a year off, it’s not too soon to start thinking about your wedding dress! Although 2019 might feel like a long way away for many, those planning to get hitched in a couple of year’s time will find the date rolls around all too quickly. For brides organizing a 2019 wedding, looking … Read more

day of stationery

The Bride’s Guide: Your day of wedding stationery suite

Your list of wedding stationery needs doesn’t end when the invitations are sent out and the RSVP cards are received. Not only are there additional wedding stationery items you’ll want to include for your big day’s design and décor, you’ll want to have some of those items with you for your photographer to document, too! … Read more

2018 2019 Wedding Trends

Wedding Trends: Hot this year, and next, too!

Over the past few seasons, we’ve seen our share of weddings with pastel color palettes and romantic, ethereal vibes. For 2018 wedding trends, expect a shift away from this light and airy feel. In fact, we’re predicting weddings will take on a more dramatic and almost edgy vibe in the form of deeper colors and … Read more

LGBTQ destination wedding

LGBTQ Destination Wedding Venues We Love!

Choosing to have a destination wedding is exciting and can be stressful. Choosing to have a LGBTQ destination wedding is exciting, stressful, and sometimes downright confusing. At Invitations by R Squared, we help with lots of the questions that come up for LGBTQ destination wedding planning couples. Where is it legal and where is it … Read more

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