Featured Testimonial

While beginning my search for wedding invitations at the popular paper stores in the city, I became quickly discouraged and lost in a sea of outdated (and overpriced) samples.I felt like none of the available invitations were my style and would clash with the vision that I had for my wedding. I began searching online for invitations that were more my style when I found a sample of Julie's work- they were modern and completely customizable so I decided to contact her in hopes of finding an invitation that more appropriately fit my vision and my budget. She was extremely easy to work with and it was obvious that she truly loves what she does. She took my style into consideration and was able to come up with an invitation suite that was perfect for me- my family and friends even made the comment that they "look like Ann!". I loved them so much that she will be designing my programs, menus and place cards as well! I have referred her to several of my friends and would recommend her to anyone looking to personalize their wedding beyond a paper store template- I love her for making this step of the wedding planning so easy.

Ann + Graham Gage

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I wanted to write you to thank you for everything you did to help Ron and I with our wedding. Even though we didn't find you until after having ordered our wedding invitations, you managed to come up with coordinating designs for all the rest of our wedding details. You took our ideas - ran with them - added to them - and made them better in the end. No detail was overlooked. And then, on top of it all - you assembled everything for us! This is not a typical service that us brides are used to receiving and it helped to melt some of my stress away. The quality of your final products demonstrated your desire to please your clients. I would most definitely recommend you to a friend in the future.

Tori + Ron Conklin

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I knew I wanted to create my own invitations and keep the invitation process cost friendly. I had developed my concept and selected my color scheme but found that I still needed direction with formatting the invitations and developing the creativity a bit further. I received Julie's name through a friend and thank God I did! She helped me finalize the templates and formatting and put everything into completion. Not only does she have a great talent in this area but she also puts forth quality and FAST work! As a bride, we can get panicky and will request changes quickly - Julie provided me with such great feedback and a great turnaround pace. I am so happy someone recommended her to me because I absolutely love how my invitations turned out and I could not have done it without her!

Mandy + Jimmy Ward

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Julie has designed t-shirts, a banner, websites and flyers for a benefit that I am involved with and she has a great eye for detail and color combinations. I also used her sense of style for my wedding. She sat down with me, gave me great ideas for color combinations, that I would have never thought of. Julie designed my wedding invites, programs and place cards. I could not be more pleased with the time and effort that she gave me on a personal level. With bigger companies, you have to go through a middle man and you don't get the personal help as you would with Julie.

Stacy + Zach Tongate


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I am so impressed with Julie's work! It's a wowing! I just received my business cards in the mail today and they are so professional looking, memorable, and perfectly branded for my business. Julie walked me through the entire customization process, partnered with me on brainstorming, and came up with ideas for my card... that I wouldn't have came up with on my own. I would recommend Julie Hanan Designs to everyone!

Josephine Hanan

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As the Sister of the Bride/Maid of Honor, my mother tasked me as being in charge of of the bridal shower invitations and party favor tags. With little knowledge of what actually goes into creating invitations, Julie was a huge help in breaking the process down and providing many suggestions as what we could do. I knew from the instant I saw some of the sample designs, Julie would be able to create something that would strike the perfect balance between my eclectic taste and my mother's traditional style (and keep within budget!). Throughout the entire process, Julie displayed utmost professionalism and patience as we frequently changed our minds until we found the perfect invitation design, color scheme, envelope, font type and size...down to every detail, Julie was a fantastic consultant to ensure the end result was perfect! And perfect it was - with the invitations sent and RSVPs coming in, everyone has made a special point to comment on how beautiful the invitations are! To top it off, the Bride couldn't be any happier with them!

Orysia Kolody

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Having someone you can count on for your business is priceless. Reliable, innovative and creative are all words that describe Julie Hanan. Whether you need to make a first impression with a client, or take design an effective logo, Julie is there to help you with your business needs. You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. Make the right decision, and go with Julie first. Julie has added her professional touch to the key aspects of my business. With a completely redesigned logo, business card and testimonial booklet for my clients, that WOW factor is added every time. Julie is unique because she is willing to work with you from start to finish, seeing that the project gets completed. Julie takes an active role in getting the job done, and makes sure that your deadlines are met and that the product is in your hand when you need it. Her design aspect goes from a concept to a reality, allowing you to follow her each step of the way. When you want a professional, responsible, and pioneer in the field, go with Julie.

Justin Kline Klinetech, LLC

If you want the wow factor for your invitations, save the dates, table numbers, and stationary, Julie is the way to go! These things set the tone for your wedding so you need to get it right. Her designs set the perfect tone! Seriously! The number of comments we received on the reply cards were amazing! 'We LOVE your invites!' or 'These invites are the prettiest we've ever seen!' So many people said things like this. Julie is extremely creative. She interviews you and your fiance (if he wants to be a part of it!) to find out what you want and what your personality is. Then she comes up with a few ideas to fit. If you don't like any ideas, you tell her and she starts again. But I'm fairly certain you will like at least one of the ideas (or you will have a very difficult time choosing between the ideas!!). She is extremely easy to work with; she offers good advice; she assembles the items if you want her to; she is timely. We LOVED our products from her and highly recommend her! I cant' give you a price because we had her design so many things that it wouldn't be accurate for me to give a cost. But just talk with her. She is amazing!

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We were very happy with our baby announcements! The announcements were original and very professional. We were so excited about our first child and Julie found a creative way to introduce him to our friends and family. Her style and quality adds to the typical announcements seen lately. She made our baby announcements more than just a “refrigerator décor” and more like something our loved ones could keep and cherish

Linda Tornero + Dave Baquero


Highly Recommend! Excellent rapport with clients, very prompt and beautiful finished products. I ordered 20 table numbers & 200 place cards. I appreciated Julie's correspondence through the whole process and her artistic ability to create items that matched the rest of my wedding suite perfectly. She was truly a pleasure to work with and I highly recommend her to potential clients. She is a true professional!!!

Stephanie Siehr

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Your wedding is all about the two of you. Julie Hanan Design works closely with you to design wedding invitations, wedding stationery, and custom designed pieces that reflect your vision. All orders receive personal attention and we provide unmatched creativity and quality to all of our clients. We work with many couples to make their dreams come true and can create wedding stationery that is truly as unique as you are.

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