REAL WEDDING // Summer elegance for Sarah & Chris

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Sarah & Chris planned a sophisticated wedding day filled with all the class of a traditional big white wedding but with an injection of fun including ice cream in the church grounds, lawn games and even a bouncy castle... and it wasn't just for the kids! Wedding day photography by Nicola Gough Photography.

We created a wedding invitation bundle complete with silver foiled monogram, RSVP card all fastened with an illustrated belly band.

Invitation detail, photograph by  Miss Imagination Photography

Invitation detail, photograph by Miss Imagination Photography

Sarah & Chris' personal style is all about simple design done well as we found out when we chatted to the couple about how best to represent them in their wedding stationery. As well as snaps of their bridesmaid's dresses, wedding flowers and cake topper they sent over some photos of how they have decorated their home to give us an idea of the things they love. We put all those visuals together to create this clean, elegant design with silver foiled, hand drawn monogram and contemporary typography.

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This large format welcome sign featuring hand painted lettering lead guests into the celebrations

This large format welcome sign featuring hand painted lettering lead guests into the celebrations

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When couples are lucky enough to have children weddings are so much more than two people coming together, it was really important that Sarah and Chris involved their daughter in the announcement of their marriage and we were honoured to create this portrait of the three of them together for their Save the Date cards.

Family portrait Save the Date card, photograph by  Freckle Photography

Family portrait Save the Date card, photograph by Freckle Photography

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Order of service booklets with coordinating minimal monogram illustration

Order of service booklets with coordinating minimal monogram illustration

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After saying watching the couple say their 'I do's' at their local church guests were treated to Dan and Wills traditional english ice creams in the church grounds before heading to glamorous Somerford Hall to get the party started.

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Coordinating table plan featuring their bespoke stationery design...

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Sorella Decor styled the venue with punches of vibrant florals and layers of soft fabrics

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... table numbers and place settings also featured their cornflower blue illustrated leaf motif.

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We love the way their pink florals popped against the silver accents that carried throughout Sarah and Chris' wedding decor.

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Elegant. Classy. Traditional... and FUN. What a day! Congratulations guys!

SUPPLIERS
Photographer: Nicola Gough Photography
Reception venue: Somerford Hall
Flowers and chair covers: Sorella Decor
Bouncy castle: A Class Inflatables
Balloons: Telford Balloons
Ice-cream bike: Dan and Wills
Brides dress: Allure Bridal 
Grooms suits: Peter Posh 
Bridesmaid dresses: Davids Bridal and Monsoon 
Make up by Preen Make Up
Hair by Beth Hutton

 

Parisa & Luke - Rustic, country house wedding invitations

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Parisa and Luke contacted us in late 2016 to start work on their wedding invitations; this awesome couple have a rustic, country house wedding planned filled with lots of florals and so asked us to come up with something to suit their stylish day. It was so much fun designing this 3 page invite suite complete with watercolour painted map and modern calligraphy. 

This custom Lavender and Gypsophila pattern created from hand painted florals features throughout their bespoke wedding stationery suite.

This custom Lavender and Gypsophila pattern created from hand painted florals features throughout their bespoke wedding stationery suite.

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Parisa and Luke have such beautiful shapes in their names it was really fun playing with hand painted lettering.

Photography by Freckle Photography

Mama McKenzie's 60th Birthday Celebration

Back in April Abi's Mom celebrated her 60th birthday and so with some stealthy organisation our family and friends got together to throw her a surprise party to remember! After rooting through old snaps we created this invitation, which secretly made it's way around the country without Mama McKenzie's knowledge (phew).

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Abi grabbed her brush pen and whipped up some hand painted signage including bunting, signage and menus...

The original photograph we swiped from the McKenzie family album, Mrs McKenzie *cough* a few decades ago :) , "Classic Pam", in the garden showing off her latest uniform 

The original photograph we swiped from the McKenzie family album, Mrs McKenzie *cough* a few decades ago :) , "Classic Pam", in the garden showing off her latest uniform 

Happy tears were shed, plenty of food consumed and good times were had by all!