I have a deep love for both anything travel-inspired and vintage postage stamps, so these save the dates from Allie Ruth Design are totally up my alley. Allie created a clean and simple design that incorporates her lovely hand lettering along with some gorgeous vintage stamps as the nod to the travel-inspired theme. The custom postmark in the corner is such a sweet touch.
From Allie: In working with Laurie and Bohb, my job was to come up with an invitation that was loosely inspired by travel. While their wedding would take place in a beachy locale, Laurie was very clear that she wanted to stray away from palm trees and anything cliché. I developed a concept that hinted at their venue with a crisp white color palette and sandy gold letterpress ink.
The pasted-on postage stamps from Angela Liguori add a wonderful worldly touch, each one applied individually by hand. In the corner, I stamped a custom “post marking” on each one, that included their names, wedding date, and location.
Laurie knew that she had decided to send save the dates after the “proper” time had passed, but she still wanted to go for it. To playfully comment on that, she had me create a “better late than never” rubber stamp that resembled an old post marking for the backs of the envelopes. We chose colors for the hand-written calligraphy addresses and stamped details based on the vintage postage.
Allie Ruth Design is a member of the Designer Rolodex – you can see more of Allie’s beautiful work right here or visit the real save the dates gallery for more beautiful custom save the dates!
Photo Credits: Allie Ruth Design