Early last year, I had the amazing opportunity to create one-of-a-kind save the dates and a beautiful invitation suite for a good friend and fellow graphic designer Anna and her fiancé, Matt. This couple is the definition of fun, and it was a joy to create stationary that matched their spirit and love story.
Save the Dates
For the save the dates, we looked at a variety of layouts, but ultimately, Anna and Matt chose an art rendering I created of their amazing engagement photo by Josh Nygen. This design with its bright colors, movement, and ample white space was a big hit with the couple and their guests.
When my husband and I got married in 2020, we opted out of engagement photos due to the added expense. However, after seeing Anna and Matt’s beautiful photos, I would encourage any bride and groom to get some taken if it’s within their timeline and budget.
For their wedding stationary, Anna and Matt allowed me to create a luxurious set that included an outer envelope, an inner envelope with a custom liner, an invitation, details card, and a vellum bellyband.
For the artwork for their invitation and details card, I created two watercolor images of their venue, The Baker in North Little Rock. I also created a simple watercolor logo for their envelope liners, which was my favorite aspect of the suite.
This modern stationary suite blended their exciting energy as a couple with the elegance of their wedding colors and theme. I enjoyed pairing traditional elements with a contemporary design for a truly unique stationary set for a truly unique couple.
When I asked Anna to share her thoughts on the suite, she said, "I think my favorite aspect of the design was that it really felt like us as a couple. Michelle did a wonderful job of listening to what we wanted and really making that vision come to life.
Special thanks to Anna's talented wedding photographer, Kayleigh Ross, for sharing these amazing photos with me.