Thursday, October 11, 2012

Featured Couple: Kendra & Matt Pilson

Kendra & Matt Pilson
April 26th 2008
The Tradewinds Hotel
St. Petersburg, Florida

Wedding Theme: Beach and Natural Elements
Colors: Brown and Aqua
Location: The Tradewinds Hotel Oceanfront 
 St. Petersburg Beach, Florida

When Kendra first inquired about wedding invitations, she seemed very easy going and had no specific design in mind. She casually explained her love for the colors blue and brown and described the laid back tone of their beach chic wedding. Soooo...this is what we came up with when we combined the two samples we created for one of our favorite couples.

Wanting to include natures best qualities, we used handmade paper, hemp and sand to create this beach invitation that's in a class by itself. Starting with a hand torn brown mulberry pocket fold we literally tied everything together with hemp. The invite is printed on a natural card stock, backed with a aqua blue shimmer card stock and both are tied to the pocket fold with hemp knots. Instilling a beach influence into this wedding invitation didn't stop at the love knots. We created a wave of sand on the side of this gorgeous seashore invitation. Inside the custom designed hemp pocket we placed the matching enclosure cards printed on the same natural card stock. The reply card is also backed in the turquoise shimmer card stock possessing it's own hemp tie. After everything is tucked into this handmade pocket, it is then folded and wrapped with hemp rope and a matching tag showcasing Kendra and Matt's name with a simple starfish image.

We know it's a shocker, BUT, we didn't just stop with this unique wedding invitation. We carried over the same theme having starfish menus,  place cards tied to finger large star fish favors and match book style programs.

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To see how Kenda & Matt's invitation evolved on our previous blog,
"the inspiration behind... and how we customize":

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