Archive of ‘our invitations’ category

27th August 2008 in

our invitations: envelopes & calligraphy

our invitations: envelopes & calligraphy

Ahh, the wedding envelope. Consider it the silver tinfoil wrapping that makes a Hershey kiss so savory. Sure you want what’s inside but unwrapping one is so much fun. When it came to our invitations, I wanted the packaging to be just as special as the contents. Crane carries a beautiful line of envelopes made [...]

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14th August 2008 in

our invitations: printing

our invitations: printing

Printing the invitations was by far my favorite part of the process and also the most nerve wracking. I worried about all the things you take for granted when looking at a beautiful invitation- Would the ink be evenly distributed? Would the copy be perfectly centered? Did I spell October correctly? Luckily I had an [...]

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12th August 2008 in

our invitations: the paper

our invitations: the paper

So here’s just a tiny bit of our RSVP cards. Designed as postcards to carry through with our theme, I originally planned on using this template but the final design evolved into something much simpler. Since we were keeping things simple with the design, I knew I wanted a super thick and incredibly luxurious paper. [...]

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11th August 2008 in

our invitations: inspiration

our invitations: inspiration

The starting point of inspiration for our invites came from a long tradition of collecting post cards. Tom and I have been collecting them since the beginning of our (often long distance) relationship. We display them in our dining room on one of these (which coincidentally would make a great place card display.) I let [...]

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