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An Affair of the Heart

Colorado Springs , CO
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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

REVIEWS

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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
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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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ljjohnson
Wedding:
7/15/2011
5.0/5.0
This is a great place to find a dress for your wedding!
This is a great place to find a dress for your wedding!
This is a great place to find a dress for your wedding! Read less
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Color INX Printing
Wedding:
11/6/2010
5.0/5.0
Super fast service and an exceptional price! Delivery was right on time just as promised. I will be back!
Super fast service and an exceptional price! Delivery was right on time just as promised. I will be back!
Super fast service and an exceptional price! Delivery was right on time just as promised. I will be back! Read less
Services Used: Invitations
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Burgess
Wedding:
9/12/2009
5.0/5.0
fantstic service & great products! so helpful & easy to work with! thank you :)
fantstic service & great products! so helpful & easy to work with! thank you :)
fantstic service & great products! so helpful & easy to work with! thank you :) Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire, Favors & Gifts, Invitations
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Amy
Wedding:
5/25/2014
4.9/5.0
Patty is amazing and so are her bridal gowns! I couldn't believe I got such a good deal on an Allure gown. Make them a stop on your wedding dress search!
Patty is amazing and so are her bridal gowns! I couldn't believe I got such a good deal on an Allure gown. Make them a Read more...
Patty is amazing and so are her bridal gowns! I couldn't believe I got such a good deal on an Allure gown. Make them a stop on your wedding dress search! Read less
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An Affair of the Heart responded with the following comments:

Thank you, Amy. It was a pleasure to help you find you dress! Best wishes to you and your fiancee. Patty
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Allie
Wedding:
11/24/2012
4.9/5.0
This place has great deals with quality products. The veil I got is beautiful!
This place has great deals with quality products. The veil I got is beautiful!
This place has great deals with quality products. The veil I got is beautiful! Read less
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An Affair of the Heart responded with the following comments:

Thank you, Allie I enjoyed working with you. Your veil will add the finishing touch to your wedding dress! Patty
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msvfisher
Wedding:
1/7/2012
4.9/5.0
Patty was extremely helpful in getting me ready for my big day. We did not have a lot of time to spare and she was available whenever we needed her. The dresses were gorgeous and very affordable. I don't know what I would have done without her.
Patty was extremely helpful in getting me ready for my big day. We did not have a lot of time to spare and she was Read more...
Patty was extremely helpful in getting me ready for my big day. We did not have a lot of time to spare and she was available whenever we needed her. The dresses were gorgeous and very affordable. I don't know what I would have done without her. Read less
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Blair M.
Wedding:
8/14/2010
4.9/5.0
Budget was a big concern for me when planning my wedding. However, I was not willing to sacrifice elegance or class. An Affair of the Heart saved me from having to do so. Patty's discount on invitations was the best I found online or in stores. We were not able to coordinate a time to meet so she allowed me to take her sample books home to look at in my leisure which I found to be very helpful. Once I made my final choice, the company was not able to print the invitations the way that we needed. Patty was immediately on the phone with the company trying to remedy the issue. When the company said that it couldn't be fixed, Patty emailed me other samples she found that were similar to the original one I had picked before I had even gotten home. She worked with me on the discount and was in contact with me often to ensure perfection with the final invitation. She was thoughtful and kind while not pushy (something I had not found at other businesses). I would highly recommend An Affair of the Heart to others planning a wedding. Thank you Patty!
Budget was a big concern for me when planning my wedding. However, I was not willing to sacrifice elegance or class. An Read more...
Budget was a big concern for me when planning my wedding. However, I was not willing to sacrifice elegance or class. An Affair of the Heart saved me from having to do so. Patty's discount on invitations was the best I found online or in stores. We were not able to coordinate a time to meet so she allowed me to take her sample books home to look at in my leisure which I found to be very helpful. Once I made my final choice, the company was not able to print the invitations the way that we needed. Patty was immediately on the phone with the company trying to remedy the issue. When the company said that it couldn't be fixed, Patty emailed me other samples she found that were similar to the original one I had picked before I had even gotten home. She worked with me on the discount and was in contact with me often to ensure perfection with the final invitation. She was thoughtful and kind while not pushy (something I had not found at other businesses). I would highly recommend An Affair of the Heart to others planning a wedding. Thank you Patty! Read less
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