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  • July Invitation Special

    All Children's and Baby Invitations: $4 for 10 invites (regularly $8). Be sure to stock up!

  • We Now Offer VIETRI!

    Exciting new brand at Lydia's!

    VIETRI: Irresistably Italian china and flatware. Beautiful in-stock tableware, great for your bridal registry, or for that special gift!

    And, be sure to come in to shop VIETRI Christmas, on the shelves this fall.

  • New Embroidery Feature

    Because you asked, we now monogram items brought in by you for a small additional charge!

  • Exciting Spring Events at Lydia's!

    Saturday, April 30:

    Annual Spring Clean-up SALE
    1/2 Off All Single Initial Items and special clearance items

    Sunday, May 1:

    We will be OPEN 1-5 p.m.
    Two Bridal Shows will be in Downtown and they are FREE.
    Look for the bright green signs for shops participating in "The Historic Downtown Fredericksburg Bridal Open House" See for more information.
    Lydia's will have a drawing for free stationery for a lucky bride.
    Brock's Riverside Grill is having a "Spring Bridal Open House" from 2 - 5 p.m. in their upstairs event room. Stop in and say hello to the "two V's" (Vanessa and Velvet) at the Lydia's table. Visit for more information.

    Wednesday, May 4th from 6 - 8 p.m.

    Lydia's is having a PJ Party - all items purchased that evening can be monogrammed for FREE. Think about what you need for Mother's Day or graduation gifts and SHOP LYDIA'S!


  • Upcoming: The Art and Etiquette of Stationery

    "The Art & Etiquette of Stationery"

    Tuesday, March 15, 7-9pm

    Join us for refreshments and a 20 minute talk by our Crane Stationery Representative!


    January – Linen Sale

    July - Sidewalk Sale

    August – Linen Sale & Free personalization on all in-stock stationery

    September – Anniversary Sale

    November – Downtown Holiday Open House (10% off all weekend!)


  • Lydia's Information

    Location: 417 William Street between Prince Edward and Charles Streets
    In Historic Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia
    Hours: 10 A.M. until 6 P.M. Monday through Saturday
    12 P.M. until 4 P.M. Sunday – NOVEMBER & DECEMBER ONLY

    We are closed for the following Holidays:
    4 P.M. Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day
    Memorial Day
    Fourth of July
    Labor Day

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415 William Street  ·  Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401  ·  open 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday  ·  540.373.7023

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On-Line Ordering of Carlson Craft invitations now available!  Click here to visit the site.