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You're Invited by Kathy Peterson, Reno/Lake Tahoe

After graduating from CSUS with a degree in Business Administration, I spent 20 years in office management within the medical/dental field.  In 1995 I purchased a large retail stationery store in Modesto, CA.  It was a successful operation focusing on gifts and paper including invitations and wedding accessories.  In 2011 I downsized the store to an Invitation Studio so I could focus on what I loved.  I carried many high end lines and also expanded to assist with weddings in the Bay Area & Napa regions.  It was such fun to focus on the social and wedding invitation industry solely.  My studio did all paper items from the save-the-dates to sitting down to the table with place cards and menu cards, favors, table seating boards, church programs...etc.  I loved getting to know our brides, special guests and the families.  In 2014, I sold the store to my store manager and retired to Reno with my husband.  We love it here, and now I would like to do the same business on a small scale here in Reno.  I will be focusing on 4 different lines to offer ... the lines I really love and recommend!

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Kathy is a gem!
Reviewed by Janae DeRose on
Kathy designed and made everything paper for my wedding in 2009. Invitations, programs, menus, seating cards, etc.  She has also worked on shower invitations and holiday cards for us. She is extremely knowledgeable, her taste is exquisite, she is responsive, kind and a joy to work with. I really appreciated her attention to detail and ability to work within requested budget parameters. I also loved her knowledge regarding etiquette and traditional wording and format. She is truly a gem and a great talent!
Save the Date/Wedding Invites
Reviewed by Hilary Leffler on
Kathy did our save the dates and wedding invitations. We were able to custom design them through smock and they were a hit. She also did our menus as well. She made the experience extremely easy for us! There was never a hiccup along the way. :)
Innovative, Creative, professional in Wedding Protocol
Reviewed by Candy Caviglia on
Kathy Peterson is the go-to person for any invitation needs. She is innovative, a cut above the rest in designing and completing the perfect invitation for your event. Her store, Paper Habit, in Modesto, California had an excellent reputation for any type of invitation needs. She has worked hand-in-hand with several wedding planners for all printing needs including Save The Date, invitations, seating charts and place cards. I can't think of anyone who has a better reputation or knowledge of wedding protocol than if you choose Kathy Peterson as your invitation professional. 
Reviewed by Marci D'Arpino on
I have worked with Kathy dozens of times on a wide array of events:: from weddings, anniversary parties, birthday parties, political functions, to "just for fun" parties! Kathy is extremely talented and detail oriented. She has a very unique ability to translate your thoughts and ideas into the perfect design to suit your specific event. She is always professional and consistently delivers on time. No matter how crazy I may have driven her at times (and I know I did!), she was always courteous - and always treated me like a friend. Reno, you are lucky to have her, and I highly recommend planning your next event with Kathy!
Great Talent!! Great Human Being!!
Reviewed by Mary Gallo on
Reno, you are SO lucky!  Kathy Peterson is the best!  She assisted me with invitations, personal correspondence needs, special events, etc., for so many years at her beautiful store -The Paper Habit.  Personally, I am not a creative person, but Kathy took care of that and made my life so much easier.  Oh, and I must add that she is so very patient!
You will love working with her!
Paper Expert
Reviewed by Kimberly Mullen on
Starting with my wedding in 2005, I worked with Kathy on everything from Save the Dates to formal invitations, rehearsal dinner invites, bridal stationary, thank you notes, escort cards, table numbers, programs and more! Kathy's knowledge and expertise led the way in our first meeting and I was surprised we accomplished so much in one meeting. From my wedding to baby showers, bridal showers, formal business dinners, Christmas cards and more, I have worked with Kathy for over a decade. From California to the Pacific Northwest, no matter where I was living, she was always my go to expert when it came to paper! She is a dream to work with, creative and detail oriented. Friends and family are still talking about my wedding invitations!
Outstanding memorable invitations
Reviewed by Bill Mattos on
I have used Kathy Peterson's invitation designs for 10 years. They are creative, inspirational and memorable.
When I say memorable I'm talking about the reaction I get from the people, politicians and businesses who receive them. They are impressed.

In fact, I've seen many invitations over the years, and Kathy's are by far the best and most exciting.
If you want your invites to inspire action, produce memories and/or just get results, you have found the right person to work with. Cheers to quality and creativity!
What a Talent!
Reviewed by Joan Cardoza on
I have known Kathy for many years, from her store, "The Paper Habit" to being a great friend and neighbor across the street. Kathy has wonderful taste in just the right area that you might need her for. Kathy has helped me with many things from invitations, to designing my cards that I send out for my personal fundraising project for collecting jammies for "Jammie Time" for children, each fall, so the kids could have new jammies for Christmas. She always did the best designs for the cards with the cutest kids and jammies on them!!!
She will bring a lot of great ideas and to the Reno area, as she did in Modesto for many years.
Fun and a pleasure to work with!
Reviewed by Suzy Lyons on
Kathy Peterson does amazing work and is so fun to work with.  I've worked on many projects with her, my son's wedding in our family barn, many political and charitable fundraisers, family holiday cards and stationary, and lots of just for fun parties.  She makes the process fun and easy and seems to always come up with an amazing new and creative idea. Looking forward to working with her on our next project. 
The only name in wedding invites!

Here's a sample of our wedding menu and favor card -- wish I had an invite to upload they were so perfect!
Reviewed by Megan Nunes on
Kathy is seriously the best when it comes to everything paper and the appropriate etiquette that follows! She helped my husband and I create a signature look for all of our wedding paper products from invitations, napkins, menus, signs, etc. She is truly an expert of her craft and I can not recommend her highly enough. We miss her talents in the central valley! Book a meeting with her you will not be disappointed!
Best in the west!!!!
Reviewed by Lynnie Lechich on
I was so lucky when I found Kathy Peterson back in 1998 at her beautiful store in Modesto, The Paper Habit. By then, I had been coordinating weddings for at least 8 years and I was so frustrated with my Stockton invitation contacts so I drove 45 minutes to Modesto to work with Kathy and it was truly worth the time. She was patient and extremely creative and a joy to work with. We collaborated well on all my projects and she worked with me until it was perfect and exactly what I liked. I miss her terribly but I know Reno will benefit by having her in that area.
Paper from the Heart
Reviewed by Teresa Draper on
It has been my pleasure to have worked with Kathy for over 10 years on all of my invitation and stationary needs. She created all of the paper goods for my daughter's dream wedding including the save the dates, the invitations, seating charts, menus, sign boards, programs, thank you cards and it was all spectacular. She is a creative force who will work with you to design the perfect invitation for your wedding or event. Everything Kathy does comes with a little piece of her heart.
Fantastic, Creative invitations!
Reviewed by Kathi Westfall on
Kathy Peterson is a delight to work with. She has many years experience designing the perfect invitation for whatever style of wedding or event you are having. She is the perfect partner to work with to design the invitation of your dreams. You can tell her your vision, and she will bring it to life. Thrilled to have worked with her on so many invitations. Reno is lucky to have her!

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