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Our Wedding: Be Our Guest

The wedding invitation process went a little something like this:
- picked a local design company to work with
- pinned invitations that I liked on my wedding board
- got incredibly overwhelmed with all of the invitation options
- picked out one idea
- went the completely opposite way in the next meeting
- debated on end about what to do
There are SO MANY options when it comes to wedding invitations. It's unreal. I think that I said "I don't know!" the most during this part of the planning process.
I have been working with print and typography since high school and have been exposed to so many cool things. I wanted to do them all. Every single one of them. But you get one wedding invitation design, not a thousand, so I had to somehow figure out a way to narrow down the options.
In the end, it came down to this: the designer showed me an invitation suite that they had just completed and I fell in love with it. I was sold as soon as I saw it... you know, once I made a few tweaks to it to make it our own invitation.

{sorry for all of the blurring & the boxes! but for privacy, I'm keeping full names/addresses off the internets ;)}
I wanted something unique and elegant while maintaining a very traditional style. Our invitations turned out just like that and even better than I could have ever imagined!

Our invitation suite was simple: one outer grey envelope with a pale pink lining, invitation, reply card, and a white reply envelope. No inner envelopes, no fancy band around all of the elements, no pocket folder things, no ribbon, nothing. Just simple & classy which is exactly what we wanted.

The invitation itself is on a thick, navy blue paper stock and we picked a not-super-shiny silver foil to foil stamp the invitation with. And yes, I loved my invitation enough to snag a picture or two with it during my bridal portraits.

Special Thanks to...
Design: Bailee at By Farr
Wedding Planner: Melanie Murphy of By Invitation Only {for keeping me in check during this whole process!}
All photographs in this post were taken by: Jessica Roberts at Jessica Roberts Photography


  1. I love how you used the colored paper and the different fonts together!

  2. Your invites were classic & elegant- just like you! :) they turned out beautiful!

  3. I love the simplicity! I was the same way when designing ours! I had so many things I wanted to add but I wanted simple!

  4. seriously, i remember choosing our invites and it was so overwhelming! there is just SO many options. i actually don't even remember what our invites looked like now :-| i think they had a castle on them and said be our guest haha.

  5. I love your invites so much! Even with my tiny wedding, we struggled to find the right invites. We managed to find one we absolutely loved on Etsy though, thankfully!

  6. Love!!! I love when your wedding posts pop up!

  7. I really like those colors, and the simple, classic feeling. I don't know if you have read "The Great Gatsby," but it reminds me of that. Nice!

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