Pretty Invitations

A Pretty + Fun invitation really gives your guest the first impression of your wedding, so that is why I’m such a fan of doing some unique and totally about you as a couple. Some of my favorites I’ve seen around the web this past week…

The thing that grabbed my eye for these first invitaions are the lovely collection of vintage stamps and the gorgeous script type – oh, and it is my favorite too, letterpress. The invitations were designed by the bride Nichole Tremblay and printed by Studio on Fire. Nicole put the invites together tying the cards together with a textural gauze ribbon and even made her own lined envelopes. And how gorgeous are her stamp collages on the envelopes!? Each envelope was different – little works of art unto themselves. This is one invite that wouldn’t go in the trash!

wedding invitations pretty stamps

wedding invitations pretty stamps

How cute is the envelope liner? :) They will be bowling at the reception dinner – how fun!

wedding invitations pretty stamps

wedding invitations pretty stamps

And I love mason jars, so when I saw Kristin + Dale’s fun invites (they have a gnome on the invite!), I was smitten! {via FPO}

mason jar wedding invitations

mason jar wedding invitations

mason jar wedding invitations

We don’t talke a lot about Bridal Showers, but they are such a fun part of the whole wedding process also. I love the delicate, hand-stitched look that Kelli Murray created for these invites.  She also included an extra note card in the invitation in which the girls could write their favorite recipe and bring it back to the shower.  Then they presented Dana a recipe book she will have for her new home. :)

bridal shower invitations

bridal shower invitations

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Comments

  1. I first saw the invites Kelli did on her blog; aren’t they so sweet? I love the recipe idea-it’s not only a great keepsake, but practical too!

    XO
    Carly

    All this is Grace and Charm
    http://allthisgraceandcharm.blogspot.com

  2. This is SUCH a cute post. Those grey letter press ones are so fun and unique! Love that they say,

    “You should come, it will be fun.” & “Come for the love, stay for the dessert and cocktails.”

    Can I come too?

  3. Love these. So cute.

  4. so fun! Love the different styles, really reflect different personalities! thanks for sharing

  5. thank you so much for posting my wedding invitations – i appreciate the love! and i’m totally crushing on the gnome and faux-stitching!

    xo,
    nichole

  6. i love all the different styles and types.

  7. gorgeous! I love the stamps on the first one.

  8. Hi there
    Gorgeous blog – I love it!

    Please visit mine too:

    http://www.greenpicklesblog.co.uk

    Thanks so much – have a lovely day!

    Aimee
    x

  9. these are beautiful!!!! do you know where we could find stamps like those?? fabulous!

  10. LOVE Nichole Tremblay’s design skillz!!! Don’t think it stops at invitation design either! I am the photographer absolutely BLESSED to be photographing her wedding and let me tell you her invitations are in my studio so I can look at them every day!

    I also am really digging the mason jar invites too, very very cool!!

  11. Thanks SO MUCHr featuring my bridal shower invitation!!! Even after being married a year, I still check your blog regularly! You are an inspiration!

  12. Very original and creative designs. I love seeing unique idea and new ways that goes against the typical wedding invite.

  13. Where on earth did the mason jar invites come from? I love love love them!!!!

    pinupchronicles.blogspot.com

  14. BJB+JMH,

    check out ebay for uncancelled vintage stamps or search your area for coin/stamp collectors and inquire if they have stamps for purchase. http://www.championstamp.com is another resource though i think they might be spendy! hope this helps!

    xo,
    nichole

    http://www.coralpheasant.com

  15. Love these! Great designs :)

  16. Something beautiful came out of something so simple. Good work.

  17. These are just so beautiful! What a great idea! They are so special and the designs are great!

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