It has been a very busy time at the studio since the new year has begun! I have been involved in many new projects and finishing up orders for those early spring late winter brides. Today I thought I would yet again show a smattering of the projects I have been working on! Invitations are such fun – I can’t imagine doing anything else!
Recently I was interviewed for modish – handmade spaces. Take a look for more studio shots!
This bride certainly wants to make a statement with her save the dates. Layers of textured paper and hydrangea blooms are substantial yet soft and elegant. Hand-painted accents throughout capture the light subtly.
Jessie’s invites are truly a labor of love. After working with this bride for many months on various pieces we finally created the perfect invitation. My signature tree is accented with reds and soft pink. The gatefold style is finished with a wrap featuring the same pattern from the tree inside.
January 10, 2008
This week I have been working with a bride from Ohio amongst a handful of others. The wedding is in Mexico at the end of this month and the party is next month in Ohio.
Heather called me on New Year’s Eve, booked, and I shipped her order today. This experience is a testement to the fact that custom design doesn’t always mean slow design!
I NEVER say no to a project, no matter how full my schedule is. Hey, I might miss out on a really amazing experience if I do, right? Heather was a dream to work with – it was the perfect combination of my creativity and her vision. The result? – an amazing gatefold invitation with a vintage stamped wrap, monogram seal and soft gold heavyweight cardstock.
I love gatfold wrap invites as they arrive as a small gift to your guest. They stop people in their tracks…”how do I open this”, “I don’t want to ruin this” – I hear these comments often. Bottom line, your guests will take more time with this style invite, they will savor, be suprised and careful as they open. This style of invitation creates anticipation…that is anticipation for your event and isn’t that exactly what you want???
Well I am off for a few more hours of work today and then on a plane for a quick vacation. I hope to paint while away and will be sure to post my creations. I think those planning destination weddings may be interested!!! See you soon!
January 7, 2008
January 7, 2008