Who Am I
The Story of Things I Do
I have been in business for over 17 years in the Barrie area. What started out as a plan for purchasing wedding invitations in Niagara Falls, Ontario has led to this love of paper and what can be created, all within a budget. I enrolled in the WPIC (Wedding Planners Institute of Canada) course and graduated. Then I realized that paper was my thing.
Starting out on Ellen Street in Barrie, my partner Christine and I had a small store in the back of a house/commercial unit, working part time on selling. Invitations and favours were our products. We soon realized that the invitations were to be our main focus (favours are still sold as a sideline – we can give you the website addresses to reach preferred suppliers that I am a distributor for!). As life took over and promotions at her “day job” came along, Christine needed to back away from the company. I was on my own, and in 2015 I started working on the business full time after taking retirement from my “day job”.
In 2017/2018, milestones in sales were reached, making me realize I was more committed that ever to success!
I attribute my success to the fact that I work to ensure a great customer service experience for my clients. I literally offer a “one-stop-shop” process – you can come in for an appointment, pick your invitations (ink colours, wording, design, paper and fonts) and walk away; we can do everything via email. No time to address the envelopes? I can do that!. No time to pick up the stamps and put them on the envelopes? I can do that! Want everything assembled and in the outer envelopes? I can do that! Want a printed list of the guest names and addresses? I can do that! At reception time, I can coordinate the papers and printing to the invitations, creating seating plans, place cards, table numbers, menus, order of service, wine labels and advice cards.