The talented Michele of Meant to Be Calligraphy (@meanttobedc) has sent us a series of quotes she lettered for Danielle of Magnolia Bluebird, for her wedding. They are all gorgeous, and “love” themed. This short, simple ee cummings line seemed perfect for one of our watercolor woodland landscapes.
Handmade custom invitations & stationery
by Kristy Rice
Even though the summer sun is out, I just wanted to share a quick overview of different Fall Wedding Invitations we’ve created over the past year. There are so many options! When we think of autumn, the first thing in our mind might be the iconic red, orange,and yellow leaves, but really there are so many other ways to suggest fall… through the flowers and leaves, or a suggestion of the outdoors. Something about autumn just calls for a rustic, woodsy vibe. Autumn offers so many rich hues, there is no end of inspiration for your color palette, from strong […]
Our bright fruit and floral pattern has appeared on many different stationery pieces but it truly shines here with colorful, thick brushstrokes. A simple patterned envelope liner of greens compliments the bright corals, pink, and fuchsias of the main invitation while a hand painted gold frame sets off elegant script text. Aside from the floral patterns, this set is accented by many different textures… thick hand torn edges on the invite and tag, paint that you can feel against heavy cotton paper, and raw silk ribbon. So much to experience!
Such rustic charm in these watercolor Southern wedding invitations, and so personalized to the bride and groom’s own event! These invitations aren’t just asking you to the wedding, they are inviting you to experience all the Southern charm of Charleston, with custom illustrated enclosure cards. For the main event, rustic wood borders frame a soft, dreaming nighttime landscape, and of course it wouldn’t be complete without the hanging live oak foliage at the top!
It’s always good to challenge ourselves, even though it can be the hardest thing in the world to try something new, knowing that it could fail. With Arney Walker’s Painterly Prose calligraphy, we are reminded that taking the plunge can be the most rewarding way to learn.