Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Winery Wedding Invitations with Ticket Response

When Meg and Tyler contacted me about designing their wedding invitations, I was really excited! They had a fun concept for their invitations and I couldn't wait to get started. The couple found me on a feature that Nole had done on my Santa Fe save the dates, over at the awesome paper blog, Oh So Beautiful Paper.

What was so great about Meg and Tyler is that they were really thinking outside of the box with their invites. They wanted them to be fun, yet show a personal side. Meg and Tyler are getting married at a Winery in Connecticut. They wanted a response that looked like a ticket to their big event. We also included a favorite Dr. Seuss quote that was meaningful to them. They wrote the fun poem on the itinerary and the Mad Lib response.

When I was visiting their wedding website, they had beautiful engagement shots up along with pictures of their dog, Norah, who oddly enough, looks very much like my dog! I could tell she was very important to them, so we included Norah the dog in their invites.

We have fun responses for their dinner choices and I left so that they could stamp how many people are invited. I used a vintage map of Connecticut and created mailing labels that wrapped around the transparent envelope. The message on the back flap says it all, "Open for fun!." :) They are going to complete the suite with vintage stamps on both the envelope and response postcard.

The entire invitation suite was printed on super thick, soft, cotton, letterpress paper. But instead we flat printed, which is a great way to save money if you like the feel of letterpress paper but can't afford actual letterpress printing, this is a great option.