Real Wedding - Francesca and Alex's Wedding at Lapstone Barn, August 2019

August 2019, the height of summer was the season for our lovely couple Francesca and Alex’s wedding. 

 

Set at our favourite Venue in the Cotswolds, the beautiful Lapstone Barn in Chipping Camden. Its rustic and traditional as you’d expect a barn to be, but its modern with it’s floor to ceiling glass, flooded with light and just the ultimate in classic Cotswold wedding venues. 

Lapstone Barn Wedding Venue, Travel inspired Table Name

 Francesca and Alex’s wedding invites are a perfect example of how you can still achieve the wow factor and elegance – without hot foiling.  

PocketFold style wedding invitations are a sumptuous and luxurious style that, with the right design, will never fail to stand out from the crowd. 

 

The theme was blush and floral, with a soft and delicate tone to be included throughout the entire suite. We took inspiration from their flower choices for the big day and used this to create the back drop to the pocket fold, flowing through to the info, details and rsvp sheets. All wrapped up in a nude coloured pocket fold and held together with a belly band. A hint of a blush water colour wash and Francesca’s and Alex’s initials and the date of the wedding day finish the invite suite perfectly.

 

Blush Floral Wedding Invitation Suite with Nude Pocket Fold

Gentle and subtle in design, yet they exude elegance and style – we loved them.

 For the Day Stationery, we kept the colour pallet throughout, with a travel theme for the Table Plan and Table Names.

Each table was a different place the couple had been together. Its always a beautiful way to give your guests a real insight into your lives and who you are. 

 

A huge thanks to Noel from Cotswold Pictures for the stunning imagery.

And we must say – the rain shot must be the most beautiful wedding photograph we’ve seen all year. That’s the moment you say to yourself …

“That’s the money shot!”

Francesca and Alex, Lapstone Barn

 Huge congratulations to Francesca and Alex,

you look so wonderful together. 

Francesca and Alex, Lapstone Barn

 

Real Wedding at Upcote Barn

A beautiful couple, and a beautiful Spring Wedding at the lovely Upcote Barn,

in the heart of the Cotswolds.

 

 Ashley and Lauren may have been one of easiest clients of 2019! They were both so easy going, and trusted us implicitly to achieve what they wanted. 

Elegant simplicity was the brief, nothing to overly complicated – but something that would stand out, make an impression and set the tone for their contemporary and elegant wedding day. 

 

Bespoke Wedding Invitation

So, we went with a textured luxury paper stock, in off white, with navy blue Geometric framing, and elegant, opulent fonts. All finished with luxurious rose gold hot foiling for their names.  

The theme was carried on throughout the Day Stationery with the navy geometric lines framing the Order of the Day sign, the Table Plan, and the Table Names. 

When we received the official photography from the day we were just wowed at how beautiful our lovely couple’s Big day looked. 

 

Congratulations Ashley and Lauren, we wish you a lifetime of happiness.

Real Wedding - Sophie and Simon Marry at Aynhoe Park

Once in a while, we get to be part of an incredible wedding, held at a venue like no other. 

Anyhow Park

 

Aynhoe Park in Banbury, Oxford, is one of those venues.

 And Sophie and Simon’s Big Day was one of those weddings. 

Mr and Mrs Smith- Aynhoe Park

 Aynhoe Park is quite possibly the most unique and stunning venue in the UK.

It’s not only popular for Weddings, but features regularly in the likes of Vogue and Living etc as the back drop for the most incredible photoshoots. This stately home sets itself apart from other venues for being just so stunning. Grand rooms and Elegant styling is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of what you can expect from this venue. 

 Oh… and what about a Giraffe suspending from the ceiling, Tigers, Rhinos and Hippos we hear you ask?

Yep, it’s got all that too. 

 So, it goes without saying that when you get asked to provide the stationery for a wedding at this venue – the pressure is well and truly on! 

 Sophie and Simon were so amazing to work with, they knew what they liked, but they trusted in our experience and skills to create them something as unique as their venue.

And this time there was a real mutual interest and excitement from both Sophie and Simon about the stationery, we’re not afraid to say that its mainly the brides that have the most input, but this was a refreshing change, and we loved that!

Grey and Matte gold Foiled Aynhoe Park Invitations

 

Without question, the paper stock had to be wow, we chose a strong grey GFSmith 700gsm stock to take on the full page gold foiling, with the Aynhoe Park emblem reworked to create a bespoke monogram for the couple which was gold foiled at the top. It was striking, it was luxurious, and incomparable to any other. 

And not surprisingly, Sophie and Simon wanted the luxury of the gold foiling to run through the entire day stationery suite, from table names and place settings to the order of the day and menus, all in keeping and all so luxurious. 

 

This was a wedding we so loved being a part of, so thank you Sophie and Simon
for choosing us. 

Finally, thank you to Voyteck Photography for the beautiful imagery from the Big Day.

Congratulations on what looked like the most Extravagant day – You both look fantastic!

Mr and Mrs Smith, Aynhoe Park

Real Wedding - Rustic Elegance Theme, Holly and Chris, August 2019.

August 24th, 2019.

The Day my lovely clients Holly & Chris got married at the stunning Mickleton Hill Farm in Chipping Camden, smack bang in the middle of the glorious Cotswold countryside.

 Holly was no ordinary bride, she had grand plans and crystal clear ideas of what she wanted, and we’re glad to say we think we delivered on her expectations. 

Mickleton Hills Farm Dining

 Rustic elegance was the desired look and feel, and Holly wanted to mirror the surroundings of her venue, but wanted something more luxurious than a craft style suite, a style that is so often associated with a Rustic theme.  

Holly and Chris wanted Save the Dates, Invitations and Day stationery –and they wanted them all in keeping within this theme. 

 So, we went with textured luxury off white paper stock, complimented with a wheat background and Gold foiling to create the desired elegant finish.

We were hugely lucky that Holly and Chris chose the fantastically talented Katrina Bartlem as their photographer for the big day. Katrina has an eye for the finer details, and always considers every supplier involved in the making of the big day – which is just the best thing ever if you’re a supplier like us!

 The thing about your wedding stationery – is it’s something that can be treasured, and last forever.

Flowers will wilt, the cake will be eaten, and the day will draw to a close,

but your stationery, all of it – can be physically treasured forever.

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 So, we see that as something that needs to be timeless, something that needs to drum up every lasting memory for your big day every time you look at it. 

 We pride ourselves on our working relationships with our clients and ensuring they get exactly what they wanted, every time. 

 Congratulations to Holly and Chris
Your Big Day looked incredible!

Holly and Chris

Real Wedding - Blush and Rose Gold Flamingo Themed

One of our favourite weddings from this year has to be the lovely Georgie and Jacob.

 

The proposal story is almost certainly the most romantic we here at Retro Press had ever heard of, so we were so excited to be able to be part of this lovely couples Big Day.  

On Georgie & Jacobs first date, he was wearing a flamingo print shirt – something I don’t think Georgie will ever let him forget! From then on, the flamingo became somewhat of a ‘thing’ for these two, and when Georgie least expected it, Jacob got down on one knew in front of a commissioned graffiti Flamingo wall – with “Marry Me Georgie” aside it.

Flamingo Grafitti Proposal

How cute is that??!! 

So of course, when it came to the Stationery – the flamingo had to be centre stage! Georgie wanted it all to be related and in keeping – blush pink and soft rose colours, with a pop of rose gold foil to bring it all to life. 

Flamingo Blush and Rose Gold Save the Date with Wax Stamp and Flamingo Envelope liners

 

The Save the Date set the tone for the whole wedding – Luxury paper stock with Rose gold Foiling and a Bespoke wax stamp of the flamingo on the back … Wrapped inside luxury grey envelopes with flamingo envelope liners - just giving their guests a hint of what was to come.

We decided the pocket fold style invitation was a must, with rose gold foiled names, a rose gold foiled flamingo, and rose gold foiled titles for the info sheets, sealed with a rose gold embossed flamingo wax stamp on a velum belly band to hold it all together.

Blush and Rose Gold Foiled Pocket Fold Invitations with Wax stamp and Vellum belly band

 Super Luxury, Super Unique … and Super Cute!

Then for the Day stationery – unsurprisingly – the Flamingo had to feature in almost every element! The name place cards, the menus … the seating plan and table names – you name it – little miss flamingo was there! 

We were hugely fortunate to receive some beautiful images from the fab Jodie Hurd Photography of Georgie and Jacobs Big day, showcasing so much of our stationery. 

 

We are so lucky here at Retro Press to work with so many lovely People – And Georgie was no exception. 

Congratulations Georgie & Jacob,

what a gorgeous couple you are! 

Georgie & Jacob

Photoshoot at Lapstone Barn

We have recently been lucky enough to be apart of a fantastic styled shoot at the fabulous venue,
Lapstone Barn, which is located in the heart of the Cotswolds.

The stationery we created for the shoot was solely inspired by the fabulous mood board created by Jane from Tulle & Blue. The muted blue tones mixed with the greys, burnt gold and greens were the focus for me. I wanted to design something soft, whimsical and beautiful to enhance the overall elegant and mystical tone of the shoot. Everything has been hand printed and hand made with love and also hand painted – using a watercolour wash to create the backdrop to all artworks. Everything we designed is in keeping with all the other pieces giving a natural flow; stationery items include, a pocket-fold invitation with matte gold foiling, place name tags, gold foiled menu cards, table numbers, seating plan cards which hang from the foliage hoop and a welcome sign.

We absolutely loved being involved in this shoot and seeing everything come together; it’s so important
that all elements of your Big Day matches and compliments each other and this just highlights that. Have a look at just a few of the amazing photographs taken by Joanna Briggs below… All suppliers can be found below the images.

This has been featured on Whimsical Wonderland Weddings, to view the full article, please click here.

Wedding Supplier List:

Photography - Joanna Briggs - www.joannabphotography.co.uk 

www.instagram.com/joannabriggsphoto   

www.facebook.com/joannabphoto


Creative Director and Stylist / Bridal Hair Accessories, Separates ( Capes and Veils ) and Velvet Ring Box - Jane Goldman - www.tulleandblue.co.uk   

www.instagram.com/tulleandblue   

www.facebook.com/TulleandBlue


Make Up Artist - www.kaylouisemakeup.co.uk   

www.instagram.com/kaylouisemakeup  

www.facebook.com/makeupbykaylouise


Vintage Prop Hire - all small and large props/ candlesticks/ candles  - www.rusticrentals.co.uk

www.instagram.com/rustic.rentals

www.facebook.com/rusticrentals.co.uk



Bridal Hair - hairstylistworcester.co.uk

www.instagram.com/hairstylistworcester    


Wedding Gown Supplier/Shop - www.gatehousebrides.co.uk

www.instagram.com/gatehousebrides

www.facebook.com/Gatehousebrides


Floral Artist - bouquet, buttonholes, garland and hoop foliage - damsonandvine.com

www.instagram.com/damsonandvine    

www.facebook.com/damsonandvineflorals


Stationery/ Welcome Signage  - www.retropress.org    

www.instagram.com/retropressuk   

www.facebook.com/retropresschelt



Glassware, cutlery, table linen - www.instagram.com/tabletodinefor   


Table China - www.vintagegoldchina.com    

www.instagram.com/vintagegoldchina     

www.facebook.com/vintagegoldchina



Wedding Cakes - www.cakedaydreams.co.uk 

www.instagram.com/cakedaydreams

www.facebook.com/CakeDaydreams

Venue - www.lapstonebarn.co.uk

www.instagram.com/lapstonebarn

www.facebook.com/LapstoneBarn

Real Wedding at Cripps Barn, Gloucestershire

What better way to bring in the New Year than with some images from a beautiful wedding that I am honoured to have been a part of from the end of last summer. Set in the beautiful venue of Cripps Barn, which is in the heart of the Cotswolds. It has a sense of rustic, elegant charm about it in which I wanted to capture in the stationery I created for this wonderful couple getting married.

Nicole and Chris were so great in the sense that they totally trusted my opinion and thus gave me the creative freedom to design all of their signage in which we printed onto stylish clear perspex. I wanted all the signs to be in keeping with everything else they had planned for the Big Day and also to enhance that sense of luxury yet rural nature.

There’s nothing I love more than receiving the official photos from the wedding day itself because it puts what I do into context; as I only ever see it in my studio and not in situ, surrounded by everything else that helps to make the day so magical. I also love seeing how happy my clients are and that’s what it’s all about! All photo credits go to, Jess Reeve Photography- and what a wonderful job too! Congratulations Nicole & Chris and best wishes for the future!

Other suppliers include:

Bouquets: Forage and Blossom

Floral Design: Go Wild Flowers

Cake: Anna Cake Couture

Venue: Cripps Barn

Wedding Planner: For the Love of Weddings









Christmas Wedding Stationery 🎅🏼❤️

What with the lead up to Christmas and with the ‘wrapping’ up of the year, it seemed very apt to end my stream of blog posts on a recent winter/ Christmas inspired stationery suite.

It was an absolute delight to work on this suite from the very beginning, starting with their Save the Dates. We then worked on their invitations, in which we used a burgundy foil for their names to create that luxurious feel to them. As you will see, their theme was very much focused around the red winter berries that you find at this time of the year. These hand painted watercolour berries feature throughout all the stationery and makes everything all lovely, consistent and in keeping with each other. Stationery items included: Save the Dates, Invitations, Table Plan, Table numbers and place names. I cannot wait to see the photos from the Big Day itself- I bet everything looked just so magical and beautiful.

A huge congratulations to Emily on Josh on their marriage, wishing you all the very best for the future.

If it’s that time for you to start thinking about your wedding stationery, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with your ideas and wishes, I’d absolutely love to hear from you. I will be taking little break from Friday 21st December until Wednesday 2nd January and I will be answering all emails upon my return.

Merry Christmas everyone and a very Happy New Year xx

Bespoke Invitation Design for Lapstone Barn 🌿

Lapstone Barn is definitely up there with one of my favourite wedding venues! If you are haven’t yet decided where to get married, I would highly recommend visiting this stunning Cotswold wonderland.

Having recently just had the pleasure of exhibiting at their latest Wedding Fair on Sunday, I felt it was only appropriate to create a new, exciting, bespoke invitation design especially for couples getting married at this exquisite venue.

When it comes to your wedding invitations, it’s very important to reflect the overall theme and vibe of what you want your Big Day to be. After all, receiving your invitations is the very first insight into your wedding that your guests will get… Make sure its a good one!

With this in mind, I wanted to create an invitation for the barn that is elegant, easily adaptable (in terms of the colours) and truly unique to couples getting married there. I have hand drawn the barn which features at the top of the invitation and printed it in rose gold. You can easily change this to suit you and your theme of your Big Day- so silver, gold, copper, etc. I have hand painted a watercolour wash of green which is behind the names- again this is easily adaptable or even erasable if you’d prefer. I chose to go with this colour with the watercolour and the pocketfold envelope to reflect the vast, green landscape that surrounds the Barn.

For more details, please do get in touch, I’d love to hear more about your wedding.

And to find out more about Lapstone Barn, please click here.

Real Wedding at Cripps Barn 🌿

I truly love nothing more than receiving wedding photos from the Big Day itself… It puts everything into perspective and a vision become reality. It’s amazing to see all the stationery I produce in my little studio come together with all the other wonderful things on the day, such as the flowers, foliage, overall table layout and everything.

This post is dedicated to the awesome couple Claire & Josh who travelled all the way from sunny Sydney, Australia to get married in the beautiful Cotswold venue, Cripps Barn.

They came to me after they had done their invitations and wanted something really special and personalised to them for the wedding day. They had two very prominent themes that they wanted enhancing within their stationery; their love of craft beer & beautiful rustic antlers. As you will see in the photographs below, we incorporated both of these things very nicely into their stationery, with flashes of copper, foliage, watercolour & brown kraft goodness. I had so much fun creating everything, including: personalised place names, personalised belly bands that wrapped around the napkins, an Order of the Day sign, Table Plan Cards, Table Name Cards, menus and Order of Service booklets. Thanks for having all the faith and giving me the creative freedom to produce some really exciting stuff! Congratulations to Claire & Josh, it was an absolute pleasure!

Photo Credit to: Chris Giles Photography.

Kew Garden Wedding Invitations 🌿💍

I recently had the pleasure of designing and creating some bespoke invitations for a couple getting married at the stunning Kew Gardens. My clients wanted their invitations to reflect the elegance, sophistication and wanders of this incredible venue. Their theme was blush pink, ivory and rose gold.

There were quite a few stages to this design process, all of which were very unique to the couple. As you will see in the pictures below, we created a monogram of their initials which was wax stamped in a rose gold, rich wax on luxury vellum belly bands. They decided to go for the pocketfold invitation; this is a classic style and is great for containing lots of information in a beautiful, succinct way. The couple were having their reception in the grand Orangery in Kew Gardens, so they wanted this to be a feature on the invitations. I hand drew this magnificent building in pencil, scanned it in at a high resolution, converted it into a plate for foiling and then hand printed it in the rose gold- as you will see at the top of the invitation. The couples names and all the titles are also printed in the rose gold foil. They were printed on a textured, ivory card which only enhances that elegant feel to them.

It’s so important to set the right tone with your wedding stationery, after all, it is the first
thing your guests will see. Please do get in touch if you want to create something unique
for your Big Day.

Rustic Elegant Wedding Inspiration 🌿

Rustic elegant is now a "thing" and it's definitely taking over the whole 'vintage, bunting, rustic' vibe. Think, lots of lights, candles, foliage, greenery, natural light and beautiful countryside; all make up for a beautiful, rustic yet elegant tone for your wedding. 

For styling on the Big Day, there is so much inspiration on Pinterest and here are just a few from my board that I have pinned...

I have recently designed and created some bespoke Save the Date's for a couple who are getting married in their local church and having their reception at their parents country farm house in a stunning barn. Everything is so personal to them so it was important to set the right tone with their wedding stationery from the start. They wanted to allude to the countryside aesthetic without going down the brown kraft route. As you can see, I have hand painted the wheat in the background which is subtle yet still very visible. On top of this, I have gold foiled "Save the Date" with their details written below. We decided to go with these heritage green envelopes which also nods to the country styled wedding theme. It's this attention to detail that helps create the overall tone... I cannot wait to work on their wedding invitations now!

Please do get in touch if you'd like to create something unique for you and your wedding.

Aynhoe Park Wedding Invitations ✨

If you haven't been to Aynhoe Park, I would highly recommend visiting this amazing venue... Filled with the most incredible lavish taxidermy with giraffes hanging from the ceiling by balloons to polar bears being suited and booted in military gear- it's really very spectacular. And what a place to have your wedding day - it's just so different, unique and elegant.

So when I was approached by a couple who are getting married there to design their wedding invitations, I was naturally, very excited (as I am with any bespoke design) and wanted to create something to reflect the grandeur and opulence of this wonderland venue. 

The tone of the wedding, for me, is always set with the venue choice. So I quickly had a good understanding of what the couple wanted and desired. And upon establishing their colour palette of navys, greys, taupes, blushes and golds, they gave me the complete freedom in designing their invitations to create something to emulate the stylish nature of Aynhoe Park. 

The invitation was based around the first thing that I designed for them; their bespoke geometric monogram of the couple's initials. As you can see this heptagon runs throughout all the complimenting slips so everything has a consistency to it and it all ties together beautifully. Their main invitation is all hand printed in a matt gold foil on a heavy weight GF Smith card. And as you can see their monogram is a feature on the other slips, keeping that continuity and heightening that elegant feel; even their envelopes have been foiled, which makes such an impact when guests receive them through the post. 

I had so so much fun designing, printing and creating these unique invitations and I just cannot wait to do the rest of their stationery!

Sea inspired Invitations 🌊

If you're planning to get married abroad or even on the beautiful British coastline, it would be a great starting point to reflect your venue choice in your wedding stationery. You should always set the tone of your Big Day with your invitations- after all, these are the very first impressions that your guests get of your wedding. The problem is, is that I've seen lots of 'nautical' and 'seaside' themed stationery and lots that I dislike! This is mainly because it's all too literal, too much of the same and can look quite tacky. Which is definitely not what you want and not what we do here at Retro! Whatever you want to have on your stationery, whether it's a starfish, an anchor or even a lobster, make sure it's done well, it's done elegantly and most importantly, it's unique to you and your Big Day.

I recently designed some bespoke invitations for an important birthday party which was taking place in a hotel on the sea in Portugal. The vibe was elegant, decadent but also fun! I wanted to reflect the sea scape with a watercolour wash which added texture and the right colour scheme to the invite. As you can see, I gold foiled "Jan's Birthday" and the 5 stars of the Hotel. This adds the sense of glamour which is heightened by the beautiful font used to create these invitations.

If you're looking for something different and bespoke to match your Wedding Day or indeed Birthday Party, please do get in touch to start discussing your ideas.

Vellum & Gold Foil Save the Dates 🌿

I'm very excited to share that I will soon be adding a new range of designs to the website: The Foiled Collection. You will be able to change the foil colour to anything that you wish and make them tailored to you and your wedding.
Hot foiling is an expensive process because everything is lovingly hand printed and of course, the materials needed, such as the foil and plates are not cheap. Thus, it's a luxury finish that elevates your stationery to the next level.
My aim with The Foiled Collection, is to make the process as easy as possible for you whilst making them affordable, elegant and luxurious. 
Here is a sneak peak at one of the new designs and showcasing the Save the Dates... Gold foil printed on beautiful vellum, layered on top of textured card with the details digitally printed. There will be an option to have the gold leaf printed straight onto the card, if you'd prefer.
Make a statement with your stationery and really set that tone for the Big Day with foiled luxury additions 💕
Please do get in touch for more info.

Wedding Day Stationery ❤️

Your wedding invitations for your Big Day are so important because they set the tone for your wedding... They are the first little insight that your guests have, thus you don't want to be setting the wrong tone or sending out the wrong message- everything must be in keeping. This leads us on to the all important stationery for the Day itself, which again is so so important because it's in these details that brings everything together.

I often get asked if I can do Day Stationery even if I haven't done the invitations... And yes of course! I always like to see your invitations to see what you like and to get a good idea of the kind of vibe and style you are going for. I like to make my own mark on your Day Stationery whilst making sure that it all ties in together. I cannot and will not use someone else's design to create your stationery due to copyright and integrity reasons. 

I recently had the pleasure of doing this recent wedding stationery for a couple... They wanted lots of different and unique stuff to them, for instance the Speech Bingo Cards, Speech Sweepstake Cards and Personalised Reserve Tags for the ceremony. As you can see, everything has a definite style and coherence to it. Everything is totally bespoke to the couple and I can imagine that it was a very fun wedding!

Please get in touch to make your wedding dreams transformed into a reality, I always love a challenge!

Photoshoot at Upcote Barn 💍👰🏽

Last week, I had the pleasure of working on a wedding photoshoot at the beautiful venue of Upcote Barn with an amazing list of other local Cotswold suppliers (please find at the end of article). Luckily, we had beautiful weather and it was the perfect setting for what we wanted. 
As you can see, the colour scheme that we all worked to was, burgundies, reds, whites and pops of yellows, greens and oranges. Because it was such a sunny, luscious day, this looks perfect for a summer wedding, but we were going for more of an Autumnal feel. All images are courtesy of the incredible Ben from Blooming Photography....

And here is the stationery that I designed specifically for the day... which will soon be available on the website as part of a new customisable range of luxe designs : The Foil Collection. The gold leaf illustration is the focal point of this design, reflective of foliage, elegance and decadence...

And the Wonderful Supplier List

Venue: The Barn at Upcote
Flowers: Aqua Flowers
Photography: Blooming Photography
Cake: Cake Daydreams
Dress: The Cotswold Frock Shop
Props/ Decoration: Every Event Hire
Make Up: Debbie Mac
Stationery: Retro Press

Wedding Signage for the Big Day 👰🏽🤵🏼

Here at Retro Press, it's not all about the wedding invitations, but actually every little aspect of the Big Day itself. I often get asked if I can create little signs to accompany all the added extras that couples have on their wedding day... and the answer is yes of course! Whether it's a sign for your polaroid camera, bubbly bar or coffee station, we can do anything tailored to you. This means that you don't have to order generic ones online, but you can still have these designed to match your theme and style of your wedding. Here are some recent signs that I did for a lovely couple....
Please do get in touch for more details, I'd love to help.

Illustrated Order of the Day Wedding Sign

Signage for the Big Day itself is as important as all the other aspects of your stationery - it's in these little details that your guests will be WOWED by...! An Order of the Day sign is great for so many reasons:

- Your guests love to know what's going on (and how to pace themselves!)
- It sets the tone for the day
- It creates an air of excitement
- It's something that is really unique to you and your Big Day
- It's something that you can keep and cherish afterwards

I recently had the pleasure in designing and creating a bespoke Order of the Day sign in which I hand painted every illustration and created a timeline of events. The font and style of the sign is all in keeping with couple's other stationery (table cards, order of service booklets, place names etc). It's been printed onto foam board, thus can be free standing on an easel (you could also do something similar but have it framed instead). 

Please do get in touch if you would like something unique created for your Order of the Day.

Rustic Day Stationery from the Tailored Collection

I often get asked if there is Day stationery to accompany the the Tailored Collection designs... And the answer is yes! So that includes everything from the Order of Services, the Table Plan, the Place Name cards, Table Cards, Signage, Menus and anything else you can think of. I feel like it's sometimes hard to envision your invitation design translated into these stationery items so I thought I'd dedicate a post to it, focusing on just one of the designs from the Collection; The Blue Thistle invitation.

The invitation design was inspired by the wonderful rustic wedding theme. But I wanted to create something that was rather elegant and something a bit different to the normal idea of "rustic". Printed on beautiful brown kraft card, this design is quite simple yet bold, luxurious and sets the tone for a barn type wedding. There is the option to have it printed on a white card or even a different coloured background, which changes the tone completely.... It's amazing how much the paper stock makes a difference the overall style and vibe. Have a look at the Invitation and Save the Date suite below....

And now for the Day Stationery items... These are from a couple that recently got married at the stunning Great Tythe Barn in Tetbury. As you can see, they decided to go for Order of Service booklets, name place cards, table cards and they also had a table plan too (waiting for photos of this).... Everything is in keeping with each other which makes such a big impression on the Big Day itself. It's that attention to detail that leaves your guests WOWED!

Please do get in touch for more information, samples or even just a chat!