The Monarch Design Co. blog is focused on sharing supportive assets and content for all things weddings, branding, small business tips, and the occasional life updates. I am dedicated to sharing helpful resources for couples getting married, fellow wedding vendors and other passionate entrepreneurs and creatives! 


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Design Biz Toolkit

Everyday tools I use in my business Running a business is A LOT of work. There are so many moving parts, and we are often left to juggle and wear all the hats. Over the years, I have made adjustments to my workflow and process to help me work more efficiently (smarter, not harder, am […]

May 6, 2021


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Our Brand & Website Refresh

Investing in a designer will help you to get clear on your offerings, stand out from the competition, create consistency in your brand and effectively attract your ideal clients. ⁠⁠

April 6, 2021

Branding, business, Business Resources, Design, featured, Personal, Uncategorized

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5 Sure Signs That You’re Ready For A Rebrand

You have pivoted your business We’ve heard the word pivot A LOT over the past year or so. That’s because the global pandemic of Covid 19 has presented many challenges for businesses. Therefore, businesses have had to adapt and pivot their services and offerings or risk sinking amongst the changing waves. Have you pivoted in […]

March 21, 2021

Branding, business, Business Resources, Design

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Planning a wedding during a global pandemic?

7 Covid-19 wedding stationery tips and etiquette to help ease your mind. Send a save the date If you’re getting married this year, chances are some of your guest’s may be double booked with previously planned affairs or other postponed weddings and events. It’s best to give your guests at least 8-12 months notice (if […]

March 8, 2021

Stationery, Uncategorized, Wedding, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Planning, Wedding Tips

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The Complete Wedding Invitation Timeline

12+ months⁠ You’re Engaged! ⁠It’s time to take your engagement photos, plan your engagement announcementsand engagement party invitations! (p.s. we’ve tagged a few of our favourite local Ontario photographers on the 2nd image!)⁠⁠9-12 months⁠ Save the Date⁠Order and send out your save the datecards to your family and friends.This is also the perfect time to […]

February 28, 2021

Stationery, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Planning

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Anatomy of a Wedding Invitation

How To Properly Word Your Wedding Invitations Your wedding invitations are the very first thing that will set the tone for your celebration. As much as it is important to pick a beautiful design that conveys your wedding theme and personalities, it is also important to ensure all the details of your event are included […]

December 28, 2020

featured, Stationery, Wedding, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Planning, Wedding Tips

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The Most Important Wedding Invitation Etiquette Questions Answered

The Most Important Wedding Invitation Etiquette Questions Answered The process of sending out your wedding invitation may raise a few very important questions. When should you send out your invitations? How should you indicate to your guests that you won’t be having children at your wedding? Where should you include wedding registry information? When it […]

December 28, 2020

featured, Stationery, Wedding, Wedding Invitations, Wedding Planning, Wedding Tips

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Fundamental Assets for a Successful Brand

When you take a step back and take a good look at your brand – does it have all the essential pieces to be successful? Does it stand out in the sea of competition? Can it make a solid impact in the marketplace? Having a strong foundational brand platform with a clear message will attract your target audience and grow your business.

December 28, 2020

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Branding, Design, featured

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2019 Year In Review

2019 was a whirlwind of a year. It was filled with so many ups and downs — mistakes, lessons learned, growth and success.  In January we adopted our little fur babe, @winnietheminipooch from @woodlandsdoxiesden . He has brought so much joy into our lives and is the best little coworker for WFH lady.  We did […]

May 18, 2020


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Wedding Invitation Timelines

Typically, Save the Dates should be sent out 8-12 months prior to your wedding date. A website including information for destination and accommodation information can also be helpful for planning. Keep in mind your guest list for save the dates – you shouldn’t send a save the date to someone you plan on not inviting to the wedding.

April 30, 2020

Stationery, Wedding Planning, Wedding Tips

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