May Bride of the Month: Cassandra Wood

Here at Art Paper Scissors, we absolutely love bringing a couples’ wedding theme to life. From save-the-dates to invitations to thank you cards and everything in between, Art Paper Scissors is a couple's one-stop-shop for all things wedding stationery. 

Today we are chatting with our May bride of the month, Cassandra Wood. The new Mrs. Wood and her husband Richard tied the knot just a few months ago in March 2019 with a beautiful celebration at The Palace at Somerset Park. We loved designing their romantic floral watercolor wedding invitations, featuring rich hues and a rustic-inspired vibe.

Cassandra is sharing all of the details of their wedding day - read on and enjoy these beautiful photos of the new Mr. and Mrs., captured by CLB Photography!

This photo captured by Art Paper Scissors

This photo captured by Art Paper Scissors

Art Paper Scissors: Tell us about your wedding day. The date, place and any extra fun details you would like to share.

Cassandra: Our wedding date was March 9, 2019. It was the absolute most perfect day from start to finish! We married at Saint Peter's The Apostle in New Brunswick, a very formal and traditional catholic wedding. After, we took a short ride to our wedding venue, The Palace at Somerset Park. This is where we excitedly continued our celebrations by eating, drinking and dancing the night away! 

Art Paper Scissors: How do you remember that special day? Any great memory that stands out?

Cassandra: How can I choose just one memory that stands out?! Every moment of that day was so special and so sentimental that it is so hard to narrow it down to just a few.

Waking up for the last time as a "Wolff" was so surreal and yet exciting. I had some great moments getting ready surrounded by my family and very best friends. However nothing that morning could compare to the first time I locked eyes with my husband as I greeted him down the aisle. After that moment everything was so special because even though we have known each other for years, everything now had become our "first" again. Our first kiss as husband and wife, our first meal, our first dance and all of the other firsts as the new Mr. & Mrs. Wood that followed!

Art Paper Scissors: What is your favorite part about being married?

Cassandra: My favorite part about being married is that nothing at all has changed! We are still the same people that fell in love, just now we had given the ultimate commitment to one another.

Art Paper Scissors: Describe your wedding theme and feel in 3 words. Why did you choose this theme?

Cassandra: Rustic, romantic and chic.

My husband and I love the great outdoors. We pride ourselves on trying to travel the world, climbing on top of mountains, through caves and waterfalls. We also enjoy camping. These were our rustic influences. Although I love adventure, I equally love glitz, glam and twinkle lights, which play into the romantic and chic elements of our wedding. My husband may not be able to say the same about himself but he supports my passion for rhinestones! 

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Art Paper Scissors: How did you decide on your watercolor floral wedding invitations?

Cassandra: We decided our theme for our wedding invitations purely based on our personalities. We wanted to incorporate both what we love and who we are at the same time. That is how we decide our color scheme (maroon, hunter green, lace, burlap and rose). Lisa also designed our magnificent monogram with our iconic W intertwined between antlers.

Art Paper Scissors: What design element or feature was a “must have” for your wedding invitations?

Cassandra: I absolutely fell in love with our burlap and lace mix, along with our signature monogram W tag. Once Lisa presented those options to me, I knew we had to have it!

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Art Paper Scissors: What advice do you have for other brides and grooms looking to incorporate their theme or personal elements into their wedding invitations?

Cassandra: Some advice I would give to brides and grooms: just be authentically true to who you are both as individuals and as a couple. Create something you both love together and whatever you choose will be perfect!


Thank you, Cassandra and Richard! We are so happy that you enjoyed every moment of your wedding day. Congratulations!

Looking for the perfect invitations for your dream wedding? Click here to contact the Art Paper Scissors team and get started.

Merry + Married

The holiday season is in full swing, and we are full of joy and love! December is a month of family, friends and romance. Everyone comes together for a holly, jolly celebration - so why not plan a sweet winter wedding around the holidays?

This festive time of year invites romantic design elements and rich hues into wedding stationery. We’re sharing our favorite holiday-inspired wedding invitations for you to add to your dreamy #merryandmarried Pinterest board!

Boughs of Holly
Holly accents are the perfect addition to this modern and elegant suite.

Romantic Reds
You can never go wrong with some romantic, rich reds this time of year.

Pine-ing for Love
Watercolor pine branches and romantic fonts are the perfect pairing on these modern invites.

Winter Snow
We absolutely love these invitations’ simple snowflake details, purple hues and woodgrain accents.

Swanky Celebration
Set the tone for an incredible celebration with navy and silver foil invitations.


Dreaming of a white wedding? Contact the Art Paper Scissors team and we’ll help design the wedding invitation of your dreams.




Save-the-Dates 101

Congratulations – you said yes this holiday season! You are ready to start a new chapter with your soulmate. Now, the fun truly begins - planning for the best day of your lives!

After you select the perfect venue and date for your big day, it’s time to send a save-the-date to future wedding guests. Whether your style is classic, rustic or unique, your save-the-dates should be special for you two, drumming up plenty of excitement for this beautiful time in your lives!

From etiquette and advice to style ideas, we’ve got everything you need to know about save-the-dates and announcing your wedding.

The Basics: Do’s and Don’ts

You may be unsure of how, when or to whom you should send save the date announcements.

According to The Knot, save the dates should be sent six to eight months before your wedding, and mailed to anyone and everyone who is on your guest list, including the wedding party. This timeline gives guests plenty of opportunities in advance to make travel arrangements and free up their schedules.

You’ll want to include the most important details: your names, date, location and a wedding website, if you have one! Add a message that a formal invitation will follow in the months leading up to the big day.

Save-the-Date Style

Onto the exciting part! Your save-the-date is ready to be designed. Some couples love using their engagement photos in a sweet postcard or tri-fold; others like to add something special with takeaway items, such as magnets, calendar stickers and more.

Your save-the-date should reflect you and your spouse-to-be. Don’t worry if you haven’t decided on colors or wedding themes just yet. This is the perfect time to test out different designs and find which fits best for the two of you!

Need some inspiration and ideas? Check out some of these save-the-date styles – and don’t forget to pin some of your favorite designs!

Rustic and Romantic

Rustic save-the-dates can include elements of woodgrain texture, lace, twine and burlap, perfect for the romantic couple at heart. These design ideas are great if you are envisioning an outdoor, nature-inspired or barn wedding.

Rustic and romantic save-the-dates with vintage floral ornaments and bold types on lovely kraft paper.

Rustic and romantic save-the-dates with vintage floral ornaments and bold types on lovely kraft paper.

This rustic save-the-date magnet features lace and woodgrain elements - plus some cheeky humor!

This rustic save-the-date magnet features lace and woodgrain elements - plus some cheeky humor!

A modern spin on rustic woodgrain, featuring a gorgeous navy hue and a takeaway save-the-date magnet for this couple's guests. We can't get enough of their pup!

A modern spin on rustic woodgrain, featuring a gorgeous navy hue and a takeaway save-the-date magnet for this couple's guests. We can't get enough of their pup!

We are in love with these sweet and romantic "bicycle built for two" inspired trifold save-the-dates, with a keepsake magnet.

We are in love with these sweet and romantic "bicycle built for two" inspired trifold save-the-dates, with a keepsake magnet.

Nautical and Beachy

Fit for a trip down the shore, nautical and beachy save-the-dates are perfect for the couple who loves to be by the waves. Utilizing nautical colors and ocean-inspired designs, this style is great for weddings by the sea or paradise destination wedding weekends.

Octopus tentacles and nautical map designs rule this save-the-date.

Octopus tentacles and nautical map designs rule this save-the-date.

Nautical navy with beachy coral are the perfect pair for a lovely affair by the shore.

Nautical navy with beachy coral are the perfect pair for a lovely affair by the shore.

Watercolor Love

Watercolor is becoming a design of choice for the newly engaged. It can be used with sleek, bold colors and types, or with romantic floral elements.

We love incorporating our clients' personalities into their gorgeous designs, like this cheeky watercolor save-the-date trifold with a takeaway calendar magnet!

We love incorporating our clients' personalities into their gorgeous designs, like this cheeky watercolor save-the-date trifold with a takeaway calendar magnet!

This blush trifold featured sweet watercolor florals and romantic types.

This blush trifold featured sweet watercolor florals and romantic types.

Watercolor blues and blushes are perfect for a stand-out winter wedding, featuring gorgeous engagement photos and a romantic sleeve enclosure.

Watercolor blues and blushes are perfect for a stand-out winter wedding, featuring gorgeous engagement photos and a romantic sleeve enclosure.

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Here at Art Paper Scissors Design, we help bring your dream wedding stationery to life. From save the dates to wedding invitations to thank you cards and everything in between, we can capture your wedding’s vision and look.

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