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Melinda Morris
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Melinda Morris grew up in the special event industry creating custom invitations. From the age of nine, she began assisting with event décor and selling custom invitations in her parents’ stationery business. After a career as a non-profit event planner, Melinda returned to the world of invitations and stationery design and opened Lion in the Sun of Park Slope in 2002. This eclectic award winning Brooklyn paperie, has become a neighborhood go-to for a well-curated collection of fine paper, unique cards and gifts, and outstanding original custom printing and design. In 2010 Melinda and her husband launched PostScript Brooklyn, an exclusive custom invitation line highlighting unique urban inspired designs created by local independent designers. The experience and expertise of Lion in the Sun has been recognized in the industry’s best publications including: Brides Magazine, Bridal Guide, The Knot’s Best of Wedding Vendors for 2010, Style Me Pretty. Most recently, Melinda was featured as Expert Stationer in New York Magazine’s Fall wedding issue. Lion in the Sun has also been voted among the best New York Stationery stores by Time Out New York and Top 25 National Retailer by Gifts and Decorative Accessories Magazine.

Blog Entries by Melinda Morris

10 Things You Should Never Say To Your Stationer

2 Comments | Posted April 20, 2012 | 8:37 PM

I'm just going to lay it all out on the table here. I know invitations and paper don't seem important in our digital e-vite disposable society, but they are for so many reasons. They are the first impression and statement and an important nod to formality and tradition, which is...

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A Wedding In Seven Words

0 Comments | Posted April 12, 2012 | 9:30 PM

Having been a stationer and an event planner for nearly 20 years, I have worked with literally hundreds of couples each year. I have realized that the common thing that causes the most stress for couples planning a wedding is too much input. Crippling indecision from the barrage of beautiful...

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Congratulations, You're Engaged! Now Don't Freak Out

0 Comments | Posted January 20, 2012 | 11:09 AM

The holidays are an obvious time of year to pop the big question. Gift giving abounds, big family gatherings and holiday parties make the perfect setting for an elaborate proposal. The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's are the most popular time of the year for engagements.

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Top 10 Tips For Navigating Your Wedding Invites

0 Comments | Posted November 18, 2011 | 11:11 AM

You've heard it before but it really is true: Your invites set the tone for your wedding and it sets the expectations as well. They are the first glimpse your guests will receive of this special day that you and your betrothed are slaving over to create a perfect reflection...

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