Sarah + Jon’s Floral Illustrated Wedding Invitations

As promised, I’ve got Sarah and Jon’s wedding invitations to share!  Sarah continued her nature-inspired floral illustrations that we saw earlier today in the Save the Dates, while mixing digital and letterpress printing methods to give her invitations a tactile feel without going over budget.


From Sarah: We chose our venue because of its gorgeous garden tucked
away in Philadelphia so it was natural to use the lush beauty of
the grounds as inspiration when designing the paper for the event.


I wanted the invitations relate to the Save the Dates, but a little more fancy.  Designing the invitations was not nearly as daunting as I
thought it would be.  As a graphic designer you put a lot of weight on personal
projects, especially when they are for your own wedding, but I really just let
our personalities and the venue do the talking in the end.


Of course I wanted the invitations to be letterpress but couldn�t afford to print all of the pieces in two colors.  My
solution was to only letterpress the floral details on the invitation to emphasize their natural, organic quality and to
keep all of the typography digital.  The postcard-style RSVP and the
accommodations card were printed digitally but the colors matched the letterpress
exactly.  Mercurio Brothers did the letterpress printing — and by only printing one
color, we saved a lot of money!


The RSVP cards were double-sided postcards and we encouraged guests to use the space on the back to write or draw us anything they wished.  We got some amazing words of wisdom and works of art along with their responses and saved them in an album along with our photos.

Thanks so much Sarah!  You can see more photos from Sarah’s wedding on her blog right here!

{image credits: sarah grenier}

  1. These are absolutely gorgeous. And what a great idea to combine letterpress and digital! I’ll surely incorporate that into my own wedding planning.

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