Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Gray and White

No matter what your interests are as you poke around the internet, I think there are some clear trends sprouting up everywhere. One of them being a shift back to the basics. Specifically color. I will say, even my own wardrobe has slowly become a sea of black and white. It’s definitely a simple way to make anything chic in an instant, from a tee and denim to an invitation suite. So I rounded up some of my favorite grey pieces that I think will last through the winter and stay a staple all year round. – Lauren

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Image above by Julia Newman Photography via Modernly Wed

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Image on left by Virgil Bunao Fine Art Weddings via Style Me Pretty // Image on right by Max Wanger via Style Me Pretty

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Image on left by Liga Photography via Junebug Weddings // Image on right by Jose Villa via Once Wed

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Image above via Smitten On Paper

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Image above via Pinhole Press

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Image on left via Jose Villa // Image on right via Camille Styles

 Are any of you using gray and white in your own wedding?

Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Brush Lettering

Today there are so many calligraphers adding brush lettering to their menu of offerings. There are even some really great artists producing it digitally with photoshop brushes on their computers. With all of these different artists emerging and changing up the style they started in, there are so many different options for beautiful brush lettering in your wedding stationery. From watercolor to acrylic, you can find a modern and casual or traditional and formal style that fits your style. Here are a few of my favorites! – Lauren

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Table numbers by Anne Robin Calligraphy / Photo by Fat Orange Cat Studio

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Watercolor programs by A Fabulous Fete via Minted // Wrapping paper via A Pair of Pears

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Gold brush place cards via Craftaholics Anonymous

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Brush lettered menu titles byAnne Robin Calligraphy via Grey Likes Weddings, photo by FAT ORANGE CAT STUDIO // Brush lettered fans via Minted

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Brush lettered title for menus via Jayce-O-Yesta

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Brush lettered balloons by Anne Robin Calligraphy via Letters / Photo by Rad + In Love

Are you feeling inspired by brush lettering for your own wedding?

Lindsay and Ryan’s Illustrated Wedding Ceremony Programs

We saw Lindsay and Ryan’s beautiful wedding invitations from Melissa of Atheneum Creative earlier this morning – and Melissa was also kind enough to share the ceremony programs that she designed for this beautiful wedding! We so rarely get a peek into a full ceremony program so I thought it was worth highlighting in case any of you are on the hunt for some ideas and inspiration. Melissa created custom portrait illustrations for the entire bridal party and illustrated the order of the ceremony. So fun!

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Thanks Melissa!

Atheneum Creative is a member of the Designer Rolodex – you can see more of their beautiful work right here or visit the real invitations gallery for more wedding invitation ideas!

Photo Credits: Chelsea Davis Photography

Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Jewel Tones

As the colder months approach, most think it’s time to put color to the side for a while. Maybe you want to save the neon details for a spring or summer wedding, but why not incorporate your favorite colors in a deeper shade using jewel tones? Were you hoping for a bit of pink in your winter wedding? Try a berry shade. Or maybe a pop of green? Try emerald. Here are some of my favorite jewel tone stationery pieces for your wedding day! - Lauren

Jewel Tone Wedding Stationery Inspiration via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Spanish inspired place cards in a deep navy. Image by Luna Photo via Style Me Pretty.

Jewel Tone Wedding Stationery Inspiration via Oh So Beautiful Paper

If you want to keep the paper pieces simple, try adding ribbon in a deep shade to add contrast. Image by Christine Meintjes via The Pretty Blog.

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White calligraphy looks gorgeous on a plum card stock. Left Image via Akimbo. Try table numbers in a pop of emerald. Right Image by CHARD PHOTOGRAPHER via Ruffled.

Jewel Tone Wedding Stationery Inspiration via Oh So Beautiful Paper

These tiles are a fun alternative for seating charts and you can find them in a variety of colors. Image by SAHARA COLEMAN via Seattle Bride.

Jewel Tone Wedding Stationery Inspiration via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Image by Katelyn James Photography via Wedding Chicks.

Jewel Tone Wedding Stationery Inspiration via Oh So Beautiful Paper

Image via The Bridal Collective.

What are your thoughts on color for the fall and winter? Do you stick with muted tones or continue on with your favorites from the warmer months?

Wedding Stationery Inspiration: Camping in the Woods

Fall, to me, always brings thoughts of camping, roasting marshmallows, and rustic details. You might not think of planning your wedding around a theme that involves getting dirty and functioning with just the essentials. But that is what can make it so fun! Surprise your guests with simple pleasures that they enjoyed as kids or still do with their families. Take a cue from the treats, the crafting, and the quirky details from your own camping adventures. And if you just love the idea – but need a little inspiration – I rounded up some of my favorite stationery pieces to get you started! – Lauren

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S’mores kits with fun tags for the reception. Image by Fondly Forever Photography via Wedding Chicks.

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Create tags with stamps for roasting your marshmallows. Attach your escort cards to dream catchers. Left image by Tom Balazs Photography LLC via Wedding Wire, right image by Erin Kunkel Photography via Martha Stewart Weddings.

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Style your program like a camp guide. Image by :ANNE SCHMIDT PHOTOGRAPHY via Ruffled.

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Send guests hope with s’more favors in to-go bags with a fun quote taped on the front. Image via The Flair Exchange.

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Display your the seating chart on kraft with sticks. Create simple paintings as table numbers or as decor. Left image by Erin Kate Photography via Style Me Pretty, right image by Stevie B Photography via Emmaline Bride.

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Add simple woodsy elements to your menus. Image via Written In Detail.

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Display your schedule in a simple hand painted style. Pack treats in lunch bags with your wedding logo or initials. Left image by Christina Richards Weddings via A Practical Wedding, right image by Ariel Renae Photography via Ruffled.

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