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An Affair of the Heart

Colorado Springs , CO

LOCATION

3015 Simms Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80907 US (map)

PHONE

719-635-7197

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

An Affair of the Heart wedding shop was established in 2002 by my daughter in Denver, CO the first year of her marriage. After a few months I joined her in the business in the Colorado... Read more
An Affair of the Heart wedding shop was established in 2002 by my daughter in Denver, CO the first year of her marriage. After a few months I joined her in the business in the Colorado Springs area. From there, the business grew to offer more wedding dresses, veils and invitations. Our purpose is to help engaged couples save on the cost of their wedding. We offer beautiful designer gowns that have been discontinued yet still in style for a fraction of the retail cost so you are able to save hundreds of dollars on your wedding gown. Quality veils by Illusions bridal, AA Bridal, Ansonia and more are priced at great prices. Invitations are 15% off your total order when ordered on-line or in the shop. Call now for your personal appointment.

My Best to You,

Patricia (owner of An Affair of the Heart)

Phone: (719) 635-7197

Fax: (719) 632-6383

anaffairoftheheart@msn.com

www.affairoftheheart.carlsoncraft.com

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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls, Groom, Groomsmen, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom, Ring Bearers
What accessories do you provide?
Garters, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Shoes, Undergarments, Veils
Does a client need to schedule an appointment? How do the client appointments work?
Yes,I dedicate my time and attention to one bride at a time. This way they get great personal service and I am able to answer any questions they may have without needing to tend to someone else.
What is the typical turn-around time for a dress?
For the dresses that are special ordered, it takes 4 months but with a rush charge can come in sooner. Most of my dresses are one of a kind dresses that are bought off the rack. So if you have a quick wedding or some catastrophy with your gown, you can call me!
Do you carry new or once worn gowns?
I aquire new and sample gowns from several sources.
How often do you receive new dresses?
It depends on how good my in-stock gowns are selling and if my vendors I buy from have some fantastic deals for me!
Do you provide any guarantees/warrantees of any kind?
Any special order that is placed is a final sale. Most if not all bridal shops have a final sale policy.
Do you have a seamstress onsite?
My seamtress works out of her home so this saves my customers money because I don't take any payment for her work.
In addition to wedding dresses, what other products do you sell?
30% Discount on wedding invitations, MacKenzie Michaels bridesmaids, veils, tiaras, hair accessories, flower girl dresses, boys suits and tuxedos, shoes, ceremony accessories, reception accessories, gifts, favors, wedding gown preservation, invitations, undergarments and petticoats, and jewelry.

INFO FOR FAVORS & GIFTS

Do you offer a catalog of products or custom products?
Catalog Products, Custom Products
Do you handle design, printing, and assembly?
Printing

INFO FOR INVITATIONS

Do you offer a catalog of products or custom products?
Catalog Products, Custom Products
What specialty products do you provide?
Embossed, Engraving, Letterpress, Recycled Paper
Describe the types of invitations that you offer:
Standard invitations from Carlson Craft, Birchcraft and Stylart. The average price is .79 to $3. Custom invitations from Charu Papers, K Paper Craft and Arabella. Average price for custom is $4.50 to $8. Box invitations and scroll invitations are also offered.
What is your average turnaround time, from initial contact to shipment?
1 1/2 weeks for standard. Custom takes up to 1 1/2 months.
Are you able to meet clients in person to showcase your product?
Yes. I have invitation books in my shop. For the custom invitations, paper and card samples are in the shop.
Is there a minimum order requirement?
Yes. The minimum amount is 25 pieces.

INFO FOR JEWELRY

What kind of jewelry do you offer?
Costume Accessories

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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
The dress I purchased was beautiful and a GREAT value! I would highly recommend giving An Affair of the Heart a chance if you're looking for a beautiful dress at a bargain price!
The dress I purchased was beautiful and a GREAT value! I would highly recommend giving An Affair of the Heart a chance if Read more...
The dress I purchased was beautiful and a GREAT value! I would highly recommend giving An Affair of the Heart a chance if you're looking for a beautiful dress at a bargain price! Read less
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Michele
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Patty was wonderful and very helpful.
Patty was wonderful and very helpful.
Patty was wonderful and very helpful. Read less
Services Used: Favors & Gifts, Invitations
An Affair of the Heart responded with the following comments:

Thank You, Michele. I enjoyed working with you and Steve. Patty
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Shery
Wedding:
9/28/2012
5.0/5.0
I was very pleased with the service we had while I was trying on dresses. What I loved the most was I did not feel pressured into settling for just some dress. I went to another store after and was so overwhelmed and unhappy. I came back and bought the dress of my dreams!

The selection was a lot more than I expected and I was able to look through the dresses she had.

Thank you SO SO much for a wonderful memory.
I was very pleased with the service we had while I was trying on dresses. What I loved the most was I did not feel Read more...
I was very pleased with the service we had while I was trying on dresses. What I loved the most was I did not feel pressured into settling for just some dress. I went to another store after and was so overwhelmed and unhappy. I came back and bought the dress of my dreams!

The selection was a lot more than I expected and I was able to look through the dresses she had.

Thank you SO SO much for a wonderful memory. Read less
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Vika
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Patty was great! She was very friendly and extremely professional - very refreshing. Don't be swayed because she doesn't sell out of an office!!! It was so easy to make an appointment with her, and the dress selection she has is equal to the other boutiques I had been too. Not only that, but the quality of the dresses are fantasitic and about half the price as they would be elsewhere. I would and did recommend her to every woman I know that is in the position to get a fabulous wedding dress!!!
Patty was great! She was very friendly and extremely professional - very refreshing. Don't be swayed because she doesn't Read more...
Patty was great! She was very friendly and extremely professional - very refreshing. Don't be swayed because she doesn't sell out of an office!!! It was so easy to make an appointment with her, and the dress selection she has is equal to the other boutiques I had been too. Not only that, but the quality of the dresses are fantasitic and about half the price as they would be elsewhere. I would and did recommend her to every woman I know that is in the position to get a fabulous wedding dress!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
She was so flexible and willing to work with us. My only concern was how long it took from placing the order to receiving the dress.
She was so flexible and willing to work with us. My only concern was how long it took from placing the order to receiving Read more...
She was so flexible and willing to work with us. My only concern was how long it took from placing the order to receiving the dress. Read less
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An Affair of the Heart responded with the following comments:

Yes, ordering special order dresses such as bridesmaids dresses usually take 3 months to have made. Next you have the shipping time and holiday closers for the shippers. For quicker arrival, rush charges can become very costly. Therefore, I encourage my customers to order as soon as possible so as to avoid the stress of cost or close wedding dates.
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Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Working with Patty was an amazing experience! I went dress shopping when I was super stressed and dealing with a lot of family issues. The only reason I went shopping when I did was because I had bridesmaids from out of town who flew in just to go shopping so I felt horrible rescheduling. We started at another dress shop and I had an awful experience! I felt so pressured and overwhelmed that I wanted to quit right there and then. Luckily, we went and saw Patty, at An Affair of the Hear in Colorado Springs next. She was so wonderful to work with and did not try to pressure me into anything!! It was an ideal trip, and needless to say, I found a dress that put all my family issues on the back burner and made me feel wonderful and ready to marry my fiancé. My dress was an AMAZING price and is high quality. No one believes me when I tell them how much I spent on my dress and it awwwws everyone who has gone with me to dress fitting appointments. I can not wait for my fiancé to see me in it!
Working with Patty was an amazing experience! I went dress shopping when I was super stressed and dealing with a lot of Read more...
Working with Patty was an amazing experience! I went dress shopping when I was super stressed and dealing with a lot of family issues. The only reason I went shopping when I did was because I had bridesmaids from out of town who flew in just to go shopping so I felt horrible rescheduling. We started at another dress shop and I had an awful experience! I felt so pressured and overwhelmed that I wanted to quit right there and then. Luckily, we went and saw Patty, at An Affair of the Hear in Colorado Springs next. She was so wonderful to work with and did not try to pressure me into anything!! It was an ideal trip, and needless to say, I found a dress that put all my family issues on the back burner and made me feel wonderful and ready to marry my fiancé. My dress was an AMAZING price and is high quality. No one believes me when I tell them how much I spent on my dress and it awwwws everyone who has gone with me to dress fitting appointments. I can not wait for my fiancé to see me in it! Read less
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amanda
Wedding:
7/21/2012
5.0/5.0
I had a blast she is so nice have fun with it
I had a blast she is so nice have fun with it
I had a blast she is so nice have fun with it Read less
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Nancy
Wedding:
6/22/2012
5.0/5.0
I had a wonderful stress free experience.
I had a wonderful stress free experience.
I had a wonderful stress free experience. Read less
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ajboyne
Wedding:
5/25/2012
5.0/5.0
Patty was amazing! She has beautiful designer gowns so you don't sacrifice quality or style for price, and the prices of the gowns are unbeatable. She was very helpful, professional, and personable and I got an amazing gown---exactly what I wanted, for a price that is literally unbeatable. So happy I found her and I will recommend her to anyone and everyone I meet who is getting married!
Patty was amazing! She has beautiful designer gowns so you don't sacrifice quality or style for price, and the prices of Read more...
Patty was amazing! She has beautiful designer gowns so you don't sacrifice quality or style for price, and the prices of the gowns are unbeatable. She was very helpful, professional, and personable and I got an amazing gown---exactly what I wanted, for a price that is literally unbeatable. So happy I found her and I will recommend her to anyone and everyone I meet who is getting married! Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire
An Affair of the Heart responded with the following comments:

Thank you! You looked absolutely beautiful in your gown! I wish the best for you and your groom on your wedding day. Patty (owner)
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mrsthompson
Wedding:
12/31/2011
5.0/5.0
Awesome service, very professional and helped with short notice.
Awesome service, very professional and helped with short notice.
Awesome service, very professional and helped with short notice. Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire, Favors & Gifts, Invitations, Jewelry

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