When I first met Jessica and Andrew for their design consultation, I knew right away, I was going to like this girl. Her main concern? Paper! Now thats a girl after my own heart! She wanted the paper to really drive the invitation suite, using elegant paper types like silk and metallics to set the mood of what their guest can expect from their Cary, North Carolina wedding. Jessica was seriously plucked straight from one of my dream client dreams! The moment I showed her all the shimmery papers and silk option her eyes lit up and she couldn’t pick just one paper to go with, so in true Blush and Blue Designs fashion, I of course told her lets mix them all together! The end result was a gorgeously pink and peach toned suite complete with hand drawn flower elements, creating the perfect mix of elegance and soft texture.Read More
Below are a few wording examples for your invitations, including modern and LGBT etiquette. Please note that the below are merely my suggestions based on my experience, research and personal choice. I tend to lean on the side of “it’s your wedding friend, do what makes you happy!” so a lot of times when couples come to me with certain situations I ask, "well what makes you most comfortable? And aside from your mother’s input how do YOU want to address your guests?"
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When picking your ideal stationery designer it’s important to note that every designer is a unique artist. They have spent countless hours and years perfecting their signature style and learning their trade. Each of us come from our own backgrounds and different inspirations drive our creativity. You can literally hand all of us the same materials and tell us to “draw a tree” and we will all draw it differently. That my friends is the power of the artistic mind. Isn’t it lovely?!Read More
I totally get it! Sometimes custom designed wedding invitations just are not in the budget, or maybe you want to take a stab at designing and printing your own invitations. No judgement here loves, you do you and what makes sense for your big day! If you are going to go down the design and print your own path, then I have a few professional tips that will hopefully help you if this whole stationery design thing is completely new to you. Spoiler alert, tip number 5 is the step couples tend to forget!Read More
My (now) husband and I decided to have an intimate casual lake side marriage right here in our new home of North Carolina. The day was picture perfect at Lake Jordan, and everything came together beautifully. If you include our amazing photographer there was all of 6 people and a dog present. And it was absolutely perfect. Oh and did I mention the whole thing came together in less than 30 days!!!?
o announce our nuptials we sent out watercolor announcements complete with a hand written letter and a photo from the big-small day. Read below to see more snapshots from the day and get an up close and personal look at the elopement announcements.Read More