About Us

Duly Noted Stationery is a small retail business located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The business was started by two sisters, Cindy Midgley and Nicole Smith. They wanted to provide fashionable stationery to Atlantic Canadians with a focus on superior custom invitations and announcements.

With a combined background of graphic design, publishing, International Development degrees, and world travel—the vision of combining a boutique stationery retail space with specialty invitation design services made the business a success. Duly Noted is the largest provider of custom wedding and celebration invitations in Atlantic Canada. The retail shop has the largest selection of designer stationery products east of Montreal.

The Duly Noted Team

Nicole Smith


Nicole operates the retail portion of the business. She has become an expert on wedding and celebration etiquette. She is able to provide advice when consulting on invitations and stationery.

Cindy Midgley


With a background in journalism and publishing, Cindy is a key component in the business publishing venture.

Michael Smith


Michael is an expert on rich media production, optimization and online distribution. Michael is also an authority on video search engine marketing.

Stephanie Emberley

Store Manager/Stationer

With a background in management and a B.A. in Psychology, Stephanie runs the store like a well-oiled machine. As an invitation guru, she will help you find something truly unique for any occasion.