Happy Monday everyone! We’re starting the week off with a beautiful set of wedding invitations from Kristy Rice of Momental Designs fashioned from vintage books! Kristy created a custom rubber stamp with an illustration inspired by the wedding venue, which was pressed onto the cover of each invitation book. For the day of wedding stationery, Kristy created table numbers by hand painting on vintage books with designs inspired by the bride’s favorite artist, Frida Kahlo.
From Kristy: Eleonora was hungry for wedding stationery that reflected them as a couple. They were inspired by the hand painted book invitations that I created for my wedding renewal, and Eleonora knew books needed to be part of the design. I created a pencil sketch monogram inspired by her venue, the Angel Orensanz Foundation, and a stamp was made so each book cover could be pressed with the monogram art. Each book was hand picked for its unique color, age, or texture.
I created an interpretative sketch of a computer motherboard – a nod to the groom’s profession as a computer programmer – as companion artwork in the design. The sketch was fashioned into a wrap and then hand painted in gold on each book invitation.
For the day-of wedding stationery, Eleonora’s aesthetic evolved to infuse a more festive spirit – inspired by her favorite artist Frida Kahlo. Each of the 15 table numbers were painted on vintage books. The freehand design changed from book to book including fluffy red blooms, striped accents, and greenery. The seating plan was painted using a technique reminiscent of vintage sign works.
Photo Credits: Momental Designs