We had the pleasure of designing Kim and Chris's stationery for their big day in Philadelphia at the Crystal Tea Room. Based on our Charm City Collection design, we tailored every detail to the city of brotherly love.Each card incorporated an iconic landmark around the city, complete with a vintage map of the city for the envelope liner, tied together with a gorgeous gold glitter belly band. A beautiful combination of gold foil and black letterpress.
While our Charm City Design collection is hugely popular, and as much as I love my hometown, there is something special about these lovely letterpressed DC wedding invitations. Even in different color schemes and iconic images, the suite looks stunning.
A few quick pics of lovely navy letterpress wedding invitations.
A few pics from the archives!
A few recent shots from a few gorgeous letterpress invitations. And my all-time favorite save the date!
Truth be told, I thought long and hard about switching from "Real Weddings | Shannon + Will" to "THAT. DRESS." If Shannon's dress ever goes missing, you might want to check my closet. Loved every minute of working almost exclusively with the mother-of-the-bride. She knew exactly Shannon's taste and thoughts and executed them flawlessly. And even when the most diastrous thing that could ever happen during wedding planning happened, she took it all in stride. 4 months before the wedding, their original venue suffered a devastating fire and everything was lost. The wedding was moved to the Elkridge Club 3 months before the wedding and could not have been more beautiful.
Beautiful photography by Jen Fariello
So thrilled with how Marsha and Carl's Save The Dates turned out. We brainstormed a few ideas and she happened to see a similar save the date I designed for a June couple and fell in love with the design. While having a destination wedding, they wanted to bring a more formal aspect to the stationery. A bit playful and whimsical, with a formal flair. Can't wait to share pictures of their invitations in a bit!
A beautiful wedding for Marley and James at The George Peabody Library (one of my favorites) this past April. Such a sweet bride to work with and could not be more thrilled with these gorgeous photos from Alysia and Jayson
Catching up a bit on some of the lovely work and brides we have had the privilege to work with lately. Some oldies and some more recent work in the studio. Enjoy!
Absolutely thrilled to share Lauren and James' big day from this past May! Lauren was the sweetest bride to work with and their day could not have been more beautiful...a gorgeous mix of rustic and classic beauty. Special thanks to Living Radiant Photography for the stunning photography!
VENDOR LOVE: Dress - Claire Pettibone from Betsy Robinson's Bridal Collection Florist - The Floral Studio Venue - Springfield Manor Winery & Distillery Caterer - Carriage House Inn Coordinator - The Wedding Assistant of Baltimore DJ - Crow Entertainment Photographer - Living Radiant Photography Videographer - Clickspark Baker - Buttercream Bakeshop DC Signage: Pine and Pen Co. Men's Attire: Jos. A. Banks Bridesmaids' Attire: Bella Bridesmaids
Best part of my job...oohing and aahing over stunning wedding photography. And these images were perfect. Absolutely thrilled when May sent over some pics from her gorgeous wedding this past October at The Oaks Waterfront Inn. Give me a beautiful bride and a cathedral length veil and I am in heaven.
Loved every minute of working with this couple, who not only had a great sense of design (being that they are both architects), but their invitations have been a studio and bride favorite for quite a while.
Enjoy the below from Kathy Blanchard Photography.
A stunning wedding from the Belvedere this morning. It's always special when you personally know the bride and groom and this couple is perfection. These two are quite the "smitten kitten" with each other. We used to be neighbors and bonded over our stubborn English Bulldogs, so I was thrilled when Josh popped the question! Every part of their day was about them as a couple. The chandelier provided the basis for their wedding invitations, and upped the anty on every detail. I was not only thrilled to design their stationery, but to also be a guest at their wedding at one of my favorite venues, with one of my favorite photographers. From the champagne that flowed through the entire evening, the incredible cake from La Cackerie, to Josh's custom made American Flag suit shirt, to the entire bridal party doing push-ups on the dance floor...it was a dream wedding. But Marielle was the shinning star. Her smile alone lit up the room and THAT. DRESS! All perfection. Stunning photography from Jennifer McMenamin
We are thrilled to have received two amazing awards this week. First, from The Knot and the second from Wedding Wire. So thankful for the opportunity to work with so many amazing brides and couples.
Sharing today Halley and Adam's wedding invitations from their gorgeous wedding at The George Peabody Library from this past November. I love a bride who is not afraid of adding in black to her wedding invitations. The black envelope liner and black edge painting on her letterpressed invitations added a sense of modern to her overall classic invitations. The blush belly band and rsvp envelopes really complimented and balanced the modern details. Loved every detail of this bride and wedding!
Absolutely gorgeous images from Kelly and Gary's big day this past August in St. Michaels. Beautiful details, beautiful day, beautiful couple. Loved every bit of their perfect day. Images courtesy of Michael and Carina Photography.
Absolutely blown away by Lisa and Jon's stunning wedding this August at the Evergreen Museum and Library. This venue has always been one of my top favorites and their wedding did not disappoint at all. Lisa's vision of vintage/Gatsby meet glam/modern was pulled off beautifully by Elle Ellinghaus Designs. Every detail was flawless. I especially love the gorgeous gold foil on black menus we designed for the reception! Enjoy these gorgeous images from Treehouse Photography.
Sharing a few details of May and Scott's wedding invitations from their wedding just a few weeks ago at The Oaks Waterfront Inn. Really loved this couple. Both are architects so they each had a great sense of design. And you have to love a couple who loves rose gold foil and blind hit letterpress. We incorporated a custom map of the Eastern Shore as their envelope liner with a little heart over The Oaks with their initials. So thrilled with how their invitations came out!
Lovely, lovely images from Katherine and Zimm's beautiful wedding at Brittland Manor this past June. Gorgeous photography from the super talented Krista Jones and styling from Jillian at Elle Ellinghaus Designs. We loved every bit of their wedding, from the watercolor vibe of their invitations and reception items, to the oyster shucker! Every detail was perfect. A little rain downpour during the ceremony couldn't dampen the spirits of this beautiful day.
So thrilled to see Kelly and Gary's gorgeous St. Michaels wedding on Style Me Pretty last week! These two were such a pleasure to work with and so happy to see their big day featured! You can see the full post here.
An oyster shell set the tone for these gorgeous invitations. While the challenge was finding the perfect oyster shell for Katherine and Mark, once we did, all the pieces fell into place. The wedding would be an outside affair at Brittland Manor (of course with an oyster shucker) so we aimed to pull that Eastern shore, oyster shell, watercolor vibe throughout all the pieces. One of my favorites from this summer.