The Best Way to Organize Your Guest List with Free Template

The Best Way to Organize Your Guest List In this blog post I will be explaining how to Organize your Wedding Guest List Spreadsheet. This post is not about creating the list that was covered in the post “Your Guest List”. You can read it here. This post is about organizing the list for actual […]

Save the Date Quick Guide

Save the Date Quick Guide Here is a quick and easy Save the Date guide to help answer the most basic questions. What you need to know with easy to understand explanations or just skim our 5 simple steps if you need answers quickly.  Decide if you want to send one (they are not absolutely […]

Chicago Themed Wedding Invitations

Chicago Themed Wedding Invitations Introducing our Chicago Themed Wedding Invitations. The new additions to the watercolor line feature original artwork of Chicago’s famous skyline. The Chicago Themed Wedding Invitations include a view from the Lincoln Park Lagoon on a perfect day for a wedding, Chicago’s Gold Coast featuring the Hancock building and a skyline view […]

Vintage Peony Save the Date

Looking for a romantic save the date with a vintage feel? Our peony heart features pinks, reds, and golds and is hand painted with pearlescent watercolors. An antique gold font completes the vintage feel. Backed with a 5 x 7 Marsala Cardstock its a perfect way to make a first impression with your guests.  

Navy Blue and Pink Chicago Wedding

Navy blue was the most popular color in the studio last spring. I had the opportunity to design an invitation for Stephanie and John who were married in May. Their color scheme was navy blue with various shades of pink. They wanted a vintage look with a modern twist. After they had met with their […]

Everythings Coming Up Roses!

We had a request for Bridal Shower Invitations from the mother of the groom who was hosting a bridal shower in Rosemont, IL  at the Rosewood Restaurant. Therefore, it certainly seemed fitting that we used roses in the design! The bride chose navy blue and pink for the colors of the wedding so we incorporated […]

Jenny and Besset’s Ivy Room Chicago Wedding

I had to share some photos from Jenny and Besset’s Chicago Wedding. The wedding was designed by Kim Gapinksi at Big City Brides and the photography is by Magi Wangler and Angela Peterson from Document the Day Photography. The wedding venue was the Ivy Room and although it was a rainy day you will see […]

Yellow & Gray Wedding Invitation

A gray pocketfold with a vellum wrap makes a modern and sophisticated wedding invite. This  lovely couple was tying the knot at the Ivy Room in Chicago.   We decided to use the ivy in the design and gave it a new twist by depicting it in the wedding colors of yellow and gray. A map […]

Pink Gerbera Daisy Invitation

  A pretty handpainted invitation featuring pink gerbera daisies and peonies. The bride requested hot pink daisies and we intensified the color with a touch of raspberry sparkle to highlight the center of the acrylic daisy. The floral design was added to the bold pink and black color scheme to add a romantic flair.  The […]

Happily Ever After Invitation in Beige and Pearl

This wedding invitation design was inspired by the fairy tale reference on the front seal. A neutral color scheme can be extremely elegant if you know how to accent it correctly. In this case we added textured and metallic cardstocks to add visual interest. The wedding took place at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Illinois, […]