Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Beach Dogs Save the Dates

Save the Dates for Danielle and Jeremy's wedding, featuring their adorable dogs Bernie and Abby on the beach. Digital color was added to the original pencil sketch.

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Gabriella & Domenick's English Estate Wedding

Gaby and Dom will be married this summer in Oxfordshire, England at the the gorgeous Cornbury Park Estate. We created an illustration of the venue for their Save the Dates, which sits at the top of their wedding invitation. An illustrated map of their story was commissioned for use as a fun insert/backside of their Weekend Activities card.
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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Bonnet Island Nautical Save the Dates

We love the clean simplicity of Katelyn and Scott's nautical save the dates. The card features an illustration of their wedding venue, the lovely Bonnet Island Estate. Custom navy envelopes with a contrasting anchor pattern interior complement the navy and gold color scheme. Printing and envelopes by http://www.hatteras.us .
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Thursday, March 10, 2016

Tara & Nikki's Classic Asbury Park Designs

As their six month anniversary approaches, we thought we would share these designs we created for Tara and Nikki's September wedding. We printed their wedding ceremony programs on small bags that were then filled with confetti. The brown bags were filled with goodies for hotel guests staying overnight. Personalized cocktail napkins with the famous "Tillie" the lettering from the classic  "Greetings from Asbury Park" postcard were a nice touch.
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Nautical Manasquan Map Save the Dates

What's more fun than a beach wedding and a lobster bake reception? Amanda and Brian's wedding will take place right here in Manasquan in September. We created these original map save the dates with nautical touches throughout.

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Floral/ Seashell Save the Date cards

We recently had the opportunity to create this original piece of art for Allison and JC's save the date cards. The bride's bouquet and wedding decor will feature the flowers and shells we painted.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Wedding Map Gift

Here is a recently completed map that was commissioned as a wedding gift by the bride's sister. Jenn and Jeff were married last October in Spring Lake, New Jersey at St. Catharine Church. It was fun recreating their wedding cake, along with the rest of their story, in watercolor.

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Evolution of an Original Monogram

Last summer, we had the pleasure of working with Susan and Jason to design their wedding invitations. The invitations featured an original monogram design, which they later used on cocktail napkins, ceremony programs and menus, along with their wedding cake! Our original monogram designs start with a handful of sketch options, from which our clients are welcome to combine elements to create the monogram of their choice. Susan and Jason's final monogram was a combination of two of the original sketches. We worked up a revised sketch and then finalized the monogram in digital form.
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

Rumson Country Club Save the Dates

It's always fun to do wedding venue illustrations, and this dramatic entryway to the Rumson Country Club was no exception. The illustration was created using pencil and watercolors. Lindsay and Blake will be married at the Club in May, and we designed this save the date card for their wedding.

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Bay Head Yacht Club Letterpress Wedding Invitations

This is another set from last summer. Bridgin and Ian had a very specific concept in mind when we met last winter to discuss their wedding invitations. A view of the Bay Head Yacht Club from the water was to be the focus, so we first created a pencil sketch of the building outline. A digital line art illustration was then created and split to cover the design of both wedding invitation and rsvp cards. A nautical theme was tied into the corresponding cards  and envelopes in the set, and touches of yellow added to the navy and white color scheme. Milkfed Press printed the beautiful letterpress cards and did a stellar job of getting the illustration to line up on both cards!

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Alyssa & David's Blush & Soft Floral Wedding invitation

Here is a wedding invitation set from last September. Alyssa & David requested their first names be hand lettered for their wedding invitation. The lettering served as the focal point of their invitation, with the first letters extracted to make a monogram. The monogram was printed on hangtags, using letterpress and rose gold foil. The rest of the set complemented the foil's warm tone with blush and ecru cards and envelopes, as well as a subtle white and blush rose patterned belly band and envelope liner.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Fall Scene Save the Dates

Dana and Chris will tie the knot next September at The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm in New Hope, Pennsylvania.  This scene shows them walking down the pathway and dramatic entrance to the farm with their dog, Dill.

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Friday, October 9, 2015

The Knot Real Weddings

Our lovely clients Andrea and Drew's beautiful wedding is featured in the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of The Knot New Jersey. We were thrilled to be included in the "Special Jersey Shore Guide" of their Real Weddings section. Andrea and Drew were married at the marvelous Mallard Island Yacht Club last spring. We created an original watercolor illustration based on the bride's bouquet, and it was complemented on the invitation with gray letterpress and rose gold foil, printed by Milkfed Press.

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Monogram & Scallop Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Shannon and Werner were married last weekend. Shannon approached us earlier in the year hoping we could create a pattern based on the scalloped beading on her wedding dress.  An asymmetrical design appealed to her, so we collaborated to design an original monogram with this idea in mind. The pattern was blind letterpressed in the corner and the monogram and text letterpressed in blue ink. We alternated using silver/gray and blue on the cards and envelopes. The couple had fun using their monogram for several reception pieces, including a mock wine barrel for cards, a cake topper, and custom silver matchbooks. Letterpress printing by  Milkfed Press.
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