frequently asked questions
The following frequently asked questions and answers should help, but if you have a specific question please contact us direct (contact info below) or you can fill out our form. We will get back to you within 24 hours.
Matilyn is a design studio that specializes in the full design and production of event space from stationery (invitations, menus, etc.) to décor (embroidered table runners, vinyl backdrops/floors, etc.) to digital (save-the-date eblasts, websites, video editing, etc.)—“transforming your space into a masterpiece” is their moto and they stand by high quality art within a confined budget.
The essence of a matilynBESPOKE package is defined by the fine art itself. A crest designed for the client, for example, is uniquely designed for the client and in such case, swapping out monogram letters is not a simple task.The letters and graphics are intertwined and part of the design. matilynBESPOKE art pieces are designed specifically for the client and will never be used again for re-purpose.
Understanding the budget of a client, matilynBOUTIQUE fine art pieces are still uniquely designed and characteristic in their own way, but in this case the letters of the monogram can be swapped out. Since this process makes it more simple for the designer, design costs are minimum and more focus can be considered in how the art pieces are produced.
Matilyn is proud to serve with over 20 years experience in design, production and digital mediums and be the one-stop shop for a cohesive event experience. In addition, Matilyn is partnered with venues and vendors with high standards who are considered ethical and pride themselves to serve the community with high quality products and services.
Stationery is not just paper
Matilyn designers believe stationery is a touch-and-feel-way for expression—always pushing the envelope (pardon the pun) to create Wow-factors and keepsakes.
The need for a fresh-look in Décor
Matilyn considers décor as a large canvas to further push the boundaries and create a cohesive design. Whether the venue space has a clean slate to work with or beautiful details in architecture, Matilyn makes sure that all details or lack of are considered in the entire design package.
Home Décor and keepsakes
Creating art pieces for a milestone event that can then be tailored for home décor is another way to be sustainable, but bring home memories. From embroidered table runners to pillows, you home décor will look marvelous!
Yes! Matilyn is preferred vendor at many venues across the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). When you book your wedding or special event package with Matilyn, you receive 10% off your matilynBESPOKE or matilynBOUTIQUE package. Current venues are listed below:
When meeting with Matilyn, we consider packaging prices for all types of budgets. That said, most likely a $500 budget is not going to meet the unique options a matilynBESPOKE package can offer, but rather a matilynBOUTIQUE package which equally offers personalized design services. The difference is matilynBOUTIQUE designs items from a package can be resold through matilynSHOP.
Matilyn does not have a studio open to the public at this time, but can meet clients at any of the preferred venue sites located below or client-preferred location. Travel charges may apply if outside of Toronto.
Yes! Matilyn provides the following Wedding Planning Services
Full-Service Planner: Planning the entire event from start to finish. From designing the overall vision and hiring and meeting with vendors to Coordinating the Day-Of
Event Designer: Our focus is on pulling together the overall look of the day rather than organizing all of the details (like timeline and budget)
“Blueprint” Planner: We help you shape the event by giving you décor suggestions, vendor, recs, or assistance with specific projects
Month- or Day-Of Coordinator: We make sure everything runs smoothly on the actual wedding day, but are not involved in much beforehand
Feel free to ask us to add in our proposal to you during your Complimentary Consultation.
Yes! Matilyn works with professionals in all types of services across the GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Once you book a package with Matilyn, feel free to ask us about our preferred vendors and we would be happy to supply you with a list.
Before a Complimentary Consultation, the client receives a questionnaire that will give Matilyn designers enough inspiration to create stationery mock-ups for the client to touch and feel. Usually, the pieces shown are invitation, envelope, menu or program and save-the-date items.
matilynBESPOKE stationery is completely custom, hand-drawn to digitized, fully custom to the client and monogram letters or graphics of the final art piece cannot be easily modified.
matilynBOUTIQUE stationery is in the category of being a template. The monogram letters can easily be swapped out, but easy modification of graphics depends on the final art piece.
Yes! Matilyn is able to give better pricing if all stationery components are put into one package. Discounts can be received if the Matilyn studio already holds the particular inventory in-house. Inventory varies so please ask at your Complimentary Consultation.
Matilyn does not offer à la carte items.
Yes! Matilyn offers a one-stop shop from wax-sealing to delivering each envelope with prestine quality assurance and care.