This was surely one of the most beautiful projects I’ve ever worked on. You may remember the coral and navy save the date envelopes I posted back in March. Well that was only the start. This invitation suite was in the works for a full nine months! I can’t take credit for the design of the stationery suite, though — that all goes to the bride herself, Kate Allen. I provided Kate with the digitized calligraphy files and she utilized them in such creative and beautiful ways.
I don’t think that any photographs can do this suite justice. None can capture all the tiny details, let alone the experience of opening that outer envelope and pulling out each gorgeous item, one after another. Each double-thick letterpressed piece was double-sided and printed with navy ink, gold foil and small touches of coral. The three envelopes were lined with custom liners of coral, teal, navy and gold stripes, with a tiny “xoxo” gold foiled on each one.
As a final touch, the place cards for the reception were color-coded in the three colors — navy, coral and teal — to signify to the waiters which entrée that guest chose. I love that!