After getting through the pure excitement of getting engaged, I was so excited to start planning out all the fun things I'd get to create for our wedding. I wanted a really DIY wedding where I could be involved in as much of the decor as possible. Before we could get to the wedding itself, I was so excited to paint and design our invitation suite!! As an illustrator and greeting card designer, I was so nervous to design my own invite! I had so much fun after I got through the hurdle of putting pen to paper.
As you can see, we had a lot of little pieces of paper to go in some of the invites. I wanted to make sure we had an accurate "seat count" since we invited a handful of people with really little ones, so we included this card in a few. After the ceremony, we had bought supplies for smores supplies for our close friends to partake in since we had a firepit at the small Inn where the wedding party was staying. I wanted to make sure everyone in the rehearsal knew what to do, and then I also had a little Oops! card. Even though I "checked" for mistakes about a zillion and one times, I of course didn't realize we misprinted the wedding website until I picked up the printed cards...oops is right. Easy enough fix-I tried to make the most of it and designed a little fix card to go in each wedding suite.
I loved getting the chance to do every little part of the invite suite, calligraphy included! I've taken a handful of calligraphy classes over the years I have the basic supplies and did a simple design for the calligraphy itself.