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Black White & Red Revealed!

This formal black and white affair with a hint of red, has been sent out into the world, and so the bride has given me the go ahead to post more images. These invitations with custom monogram worked into the scroll work included an envelopment, invitation, directional card with custom map, celebrate card with reception information and an RSVP postcard. Rather than inner and outer envelopes, we formally addressed the envelopes and designates the invitees with a label sealing the envelopment inside. Here are the images, please tell us what you think!


Congrats Ali!

My college friend and roommate just graduated with her masters in Elementary Education. She asked if I could create a graduation announcement for her that she could just email to friends and family. Ali has always loved the color Green and all things Irish, including celtic knots, like the trinity knot. She wanted to include 3 images and their dates, and keep it simple. Here is her final PDF invitation. Congrats again Ali! Wish you all the best.



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Mother's day!

Happy belated mother's day!!
Here are the cards I threw together for the day, for the mother's in our immediate family. All were printed on RedRiver's GreenPix, 100% post consumer waste papers. Each was adorned with handmade black pressed paper and turquoise gross-grain ribbon.


Prohibition Era Themed Wedding Revealed

Jenn & Brandon's Wedding Invitations Revealed!
The invitations for this wedding have gone out and the bride has given me permission to show the world.
So... here they are, in all their grey and coral glory. Each invitation arrived in a string tied stardream onyx # 10 envelope and wrap band personalized address labels. Upon opening the recipient pulls out two cards wrapped with a 1.25" satin ribbon and sealed with the invitees designated on a name label. The invitation card is a #10 110lb card stock wrapped with white lace and sewn with coral thread in a scalloped pattern. The invitation card text contains a variety of fonts and embellishments to give it the old time feel with a modern take. The second card contains a tear off RSVP postcard to be mailed back by the guest, and the remaining card contains information about the wedding details, including a website. This card can be retained and hung on the fridge or placed in a wallet for safe keeping until the event date. The coral and slate grey details tie in with the save the dates and other wedding package pieces. The lace pattern on the save the date is the same as the actual lace sewn onto the wedding invitations. Please let me know what you think! All comments are welcome!


Black and White and Red all over...

Here is a sneak peak of a recent wedding invitation project. My cousin is the bride and she is aiming for a formal black and white affair with a hint of red. I think we captured the essence of her day, including a custom monogram worked into the scroll work. The invitations include an envelopment, invitation, directional card with custom map, celebrate card with reception information and an RSVP postcard. Rather than inner and outer envelopes, we chose to formally address the envelope and designate the invitees with a label sealing the envelopment. I hope to have the opportunity to work on her wedding extras, including escort cards, table cards and programs. Thanks again Melissa for the opportunity to work on your event. More pictures to come, but for now simply a sneak peak.

Picture Circus UPDATE

The Georgetown Library with the help of Nick Ramos, of Graphisimo design — who coordinated the event, put on the first ever Picture Circus festival to celebrate Día de los Niños/Dia los Libros. The festival focused on illustrators of children’s books. It was a great event, with a great turn out. I was lucky enough to participate, with my table for Santa’s North Pole After Christmas Elves. I didn’t sell as much as I had hoped, but it was great seeing all the families enjoying the event, and meeting other local illustrators. Many people also took the book information with them, rather than buying it right then and there.
I hope to have the opportunity to participate again next year!

My daughter and husband were able to come to the festival for a bit and visit. Claire even had her first “face painting” experience, a butterfly on her arm!

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