Becca from Suite Paperie sent over these beautiful dip dye invitations for a destination wedding, and in fact they’re quite a global affair! Bride and groom Sarah and Blake currently live in Uganda but are planning a New Year’s Eve wedding in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! Becca incorporated a beautiful blue dip dye to echo the beaches of the wedding venue, metallic details, and hand lettering from the bride!
From Becca: This is one of our all-time favorite suites from any wedding season…ever! We channeled the beaches of Cabo San Lucas (where this couple will be getting married) to create the ultimate destination suite. Square invitations that incorporate hand-drawn elements were carefully dip-dyed by hand over the course of 4 days to create the perfect ombre look.
Custom mini maps of the Cabo San Lucas area were created, including points of interest for guests as well as a schedule featuring the events of the wedding weekend. Manilla tag RSVP cards were paired with kraft envelopes to keep the suite a bit earthy, while the gold doily liners and metallic twine that tied everything together gave it the perfect pop of glam for a New Year’s Eve wedding.
This project comes with a pretty amazing back story. Sarah, the bride, found us online from a previous feature on OSBP. She is currently living in Uganda with her fiancé, Blake. The pair met while they were working on a mission together, and decided to stay in Africa and continue to work and better the community they live in. Not only are these two amazing people, but Sarah is an incredible artist!
In between power outages, she managed to draw and scan all of the script elements that appear in this suite. She sent them via email and we turned her handwriting into vector art. I’ve never spoken to Sarah or Blake on the phone, we’ve never skyped, and I only know what the two look like from their engagement photos on their website (they’re quite the adorable couple!) It’s amazing what a powerful tool the Internet can be. We hope creative collaborations across the globe become the norm: you never know what kind of talent you’ll stumble upon.
Photo Credits: Lindsay Nathanson