When Susan contacted me about her wedding invitations and said the words zebras, elephants and watermelon - oh, and colourful - I couldn't have been happier to oblige! The result is a colourful extravaganza!
These floral save the date postcards for the wedding of Steph and Grant, feature the florals from the day. The colours are soft and beautiful, and the hand written text compliments the design without complicating it.
See also: Destination Save the Dates
Hand illustrated wedding invitation for Gord and Emily's destination wedding in Florida, USA. Featuring flamingos, crocodiles, starfish, palm trees and citrus fruit - fabulous!!
Paper flowers add something really different to your big day - for favours, displays and details, they are beautiful and different! atch them to your real flowers, or use them as an alternative....why not?
Dave and Laura's wedding stationery was inspired by their love of Coney Island, NY. They loved the old fairground and wanted their invitations to feature the famous rides and mermaids from the theme park.
A hand illustrated map can really add a special touch to a wedding. This map was drawn to feature the wedding venue, and then locations and accommodation nearby which the guest might find of interest.
On the reverse, a timeline featuring the order of the day is a great way of giving your guests an insight into the day's celebrations!
Hand drawn table names for a destination wedding in Tuscany, featuring the couples favourite towns from the area. My table names are hand drawn originals, and are kept by the couple after the big day.
When asked by Dan if I could create a book that he could use to propose to bride-to-be Rachel, I was honoured! The book told the story of their relationship to date, and then ended with a surprise - an engagement ring!
Hand illustrated wedding stationery sign featuring flowers, flamingos and a few other little surprises.
Dave and Laura's order of service continued the Coney Island theme from their invitations, using the vintage postcard style they loved from the theme park. The hand illustrated lettering features things that were personal to the couple, and inside the flowers from the wedding day completed the design.
See also: Coney Island Invitations
Sometimes the simplicity of the flowers from your wedding day can make for a really stunning set of wedding stationery. Bespoke hand illustrated florals create a beautiful pattern and design, used here on the invitation, RSVP and order of service.
See also: Destination Save the Dates; Certaldo town map
Welcome sign for the reception, using hand drawn details and then printed on an A2 board for display.
Emma and Robert's save the dates and invitations featured a Spanish tile design, which used the key colours being used for their wedding day. The tile design was hand drawn and then repeated, with the names being featured in a central tile.
See also: Spanish Tiles Save the Date
A truly unique invitation for Gill and Blair's destination wedding in Italy, featuring details both about them as a couple and about the wedding in Italy. Bright, colourful and with a sense of adventure!
Gordon and Claire's wedding was across two locations - Mansfield Traquair and Prestonfield House, in Edinburgh. They wanted to use a map to help guests locate the two venues, so included a larger map in their main daytime invitations, and used a detail from the map for the evening invitations.
See also: Prestonfield House Invitation
Gordon and Clare used their wedding venue for the main focal point of their invitations, adding in character aspects of a highland cow and peacock. All hand illustrated, their invitations are unique! They included a hand illustrated map for their guests with the invitations, showing the two venues of the wedding, Prestonfield House and Mansfield Traquair.
See also: Prestonfield House Map
Not a wedding invitation - but a fun and colourful invitation for a first birthday, with all of the birthday girl's favourite toys! Nothing better than a bright card in the post, and this fits that bill!
Jennifer and Vin were getting married in the iconic Charles Rennie Mackintosh Lighthouse building in Glasgow, and the building became the main focus of their invitations, using a hand drawn illustration of the building. The RSVP card included a detail of the building, and the reverse of the invitation and the table names featured illustrated versions of the Charles Rennie Mackintosh style floral designs.
See also: Charles Rennie Mackintosh table names
Lois and Terry had their wedding in the beautiful St Mary's Kirk. Alongside their black labrador, the kirk and their flowers featured on both their invitations and their order of service for the day.
Sophie and Colin had a really unique wedding from start to finish. They wanted to include beer tasting as part of their wedding meal, and we created place cards for their guests that included illustrations of the beers being served and tasting notes for the guests.
Angus and Zoe are book lovers - and with their A and Z initials a bookshelf of their favourite books made for the perfect design! The books and A-Z bookends are hand illustrated for the front of their wedding invitation, and for their order of service.
This custom illustrated map of Certaldo in Tuscany, Italy was part of the order of service at Laura and Ivan's destination wedding. The map featured the wedding location, and a map of the town for guests to explore after the ceremony. The outside featured the sunflowers from the day, matching the invitations for the wedding.
See also: Tuscan Sunflowers
Sweetie lovers Mark and Emma used their favourite sweets from childhood for their table names - Love Hearts, Liquorice Allsorts, Refreshers and the classic Cola Bottles! Each table name is a hand drawn original illustration.
See also: Tuscan Town Table Names; Book Jacket Table Names
These luggage style tags were designed for a detination wedding as a save the date - allowing guests to book their travel for the wedding, and providing the essential details to do so. The guests at the wedding were from the UK and Spain, so the tags were designed to have the information in English on one side, and in Spanish on the reverse.
See also: Floral Save the Date
Strong stripes and pretty florals combine here in table names and an unusual menu! The menu is a throw back to childhood, with a fortune teller showing the menu on the inside - a bit of fun for the guests on the wedding day!
See also: Book cover table names; Charles Rennie Mackintosh table names; Tuscan towns table names
This map invitation included many details for the day, including accommodation, information about travel and the following day, and a tear off RSVP for guests to return. The map was illustrated to include personal details about the couple - a completely unique wedding invitation!
See also: Altskieth House Wedding Timeline
This wedding timeline allows guests to see what will be happening during the day, in a fun way! The little hand drawn illustrations in the timeline make a unique and individual timeline for the day.
See also: Altskieth House Map
Hand drawn table numbers in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, for a wedding in his iconic building, the Lighthouse, in Glasgow.
Whatever your favours might be, a unique, hand illustrated label is such a nice way to show them off. Labels can be printed on card for attaching with ribbon or string, or on sticky labels for attaching directly to bottles etc.