Friday, April 23, 2010

If so Inklined Calligraphy

i've been working with jen maton of ifsoinklined calligraphy on a recent project, and here's a sample of her handiwork. instead of traditional table numbers, the bride and groom chose song titles for each table representing different stages of their relationship.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

congrats jessi and jon! (and god bless america?)

over the weekend, my good friends jessi and jon (or, as we know them, higgy and wags) tied the knot. higgy and wags met and fell in love through a kickball league we all play in. i've been to a few weddingse, and this one was just a ton. of. fun. all of our kickball friends were there, and the event felt like a huge party rather than a huge production. not to mention the weather and the backdrop of the old trail pavilion couldn't have been any more breathtaking. from the time jessi said "yes" to jon's proposal, they really worked to make the day a reflection of them as a couple and incorporated the help of friends and family. they reached out to me to do the invites which was such an honor. and another friend, tom daly, was the photographer for the day. tom really captured the good times of the evening as well as how fun higgy and jessi truly are. here are some shots from both the wedding and the photo booth, which we all had way too much fun in. i also highly checking out tom's website and his work. he just left his full time job to give this a go. that's definitely something i can respect.

ps, that's the groom's mom taking full advantage of the photo booth.

a ceremony shot taken by a friend

the groom, me and kickball commissioner chad day with his wife, tara

the invitation printed by pica press in the couple's colors

Friday, April 2, 2010

keeping your guests in the know

I just finished working with a client whose wedding is in a couple weeks, and we rounded things out with a custom welcome packet. A welcome packet is a good idea if the majority of your guest list doesn't live where you are marrying as it can provide friends and family with a schedule of events for the weekend, directions to those events, as well as miscellaneous local attractions. This packet is amazing, and I would have loved to have been the recipient of something like this. We incorporated the couple's color palette of navy and charcoal with a navy pocketfold and coordinating outer envelope and printing in charcoal. We used the same font here as on the save the dates and invitations creating a sense of consistency, and rounded everything out with a custom wax seal. The pocketfold was then put in a coordinating navy envelope addressed in white ink with a grey return address.

the insides of the welcome packet
(welcome letter, RSVP postcard, schedule of events and directions)

the assembly line

the finished product: stunning.