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I met Anya and Ryan months ago when we were discussing their save the dates. Anya’s wedding planner, Emily of Izzey Design, and I had the pleasure of meeting the lovely couple at their home. They were perfect hosts. While sitting down with the bride, wine glass in tow, I noticed that her eye was drawn to fabrics and textiles. More specifically, she loved repeating patterns with round shapes. That was my starting point. As you can imagine, when I found a handcrafted paper, that looked like fabric, and had gold, round mums, I nearly fell out of my chair. It was perfect! Even the colors were perfect! From there, I created a mock up. The invitation was adorned with linen fabric sewn to the paper. The RSVP in a similar style. The only thing left in question was how to keep them together as one grand package. As you can see in the photo below, I decided on a belly band sealed with the couple’s logo that is not only on their save the dates, but will also be incorporated throughout the ceremony and reception.
Being creative for other people is one thing…being creative for your own event is just plain stressful! Most people think that being a designer would mean that I would easily be able to create paper goods for my own wedding. You would think I would be able to whip out an invitation suite in a days time. That’s exactly what I thought until I actually sat down to start sketching.