Jo & Tom's Illustrated Portraits & Bespoke Design

Well hi there, it’s been a while since my last blog post. Between gorgeous stationery orders and revamping my website, I’ve had a lot on.
I’ve wanted to talk about this design for a while, and I finally had enough time to sit down and give it the attention it deserves. I think you’re going to love what I have to show you today!

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Choosing your wedding theme

Not everyone spends their childhood dreaming of their wedding day and planning out how every single tiny little detail will look. I'll hold my hands up and say I was definitely not in that club!

For those people, wedding planning can come as a bit of a shock. There will be so much love and excitement swirling around you both and your friends and family will very soon start hounding you with questions about the who, what, when and where of it all. It can be overwhelming!

When you do sit down together and start thinking about things, a common starting point is Pinterest. Now, don't get me wrong, Pinterest can be a wonderful tool for gathering inspiration and collecting all of your ideas in one place. However, there is an awful lot of material to get through. This blog can help you to narrow it down!

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It's all in the details card

The devil is in the details'... 'the gory details'... 'the finer details'... a few choice idioms and phrases get tossed around when it comes to the nitty gritty of things. When it comes to weddings, everyone tends to do things a little differently and put their own stamp on things. For that reason, it can be very handy to include an additional details card with your wedding invitations to guide your guests and let them know what to expect.

So, what should you be including on the details card? Lets dive in!

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Alice & Steve's Tipi Wedding

"Do you remember the 16th night of September...?"
Oh ok, it doesn't quite fit... But everything else within this blog will, I promise!
Today I'm giving you a little look behind the scenes at the lovely designs I worked on for Alice and Steve's tipi wedding in September! I've talked about the process behind creating a bespoke design before, this time I wanted to go into some more detail and show you how wonderful the result really can be. This design began a little differently to others, so lets get into it!

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What's in a wedding invitation?

What’s in an invitation? That which we call an invite, by any other name would do the trick… or something like that... Like Shakespeare, I could wax lyrical about the things you can, should and shouldn't include in a wedding invitation, but there are much more important things for you to be spending your time worrying about. As long as your guests know where they're going, when they're to arrive, and what it's all in aid of, then you've cracked it. You can stop reading now!
If you're interested in a deeper dive, please feel free to carry on...

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How wedding planning took over my life...

Hello there! Since this is my very first blog post I thought I better introduce myself before I launch off into whatever I have to say. If you've gotten yourself this far on my website, you may have already read my about page but just incase...

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