Invitation Time! (Part 2)

I don’t typically design many invitations, but since we had several milestone events in my family this year, it was INVITATION TIME!!

Invitation #2: The Wine and Mead Wedding

So my family member asked me to design her wedding invitations… the pressure! Would this bride turn into a bride-zilla or would she be happy with my work? Either way, I felt privileged to be asked and was determined to create something beautiful for the happy couple.

This event was also taking place at a vineyard, and instead of being a working farm, it was also a meadery. The tricky thing is that every time you say that, people think you’re saying “meatery.” Oh well. If you don’t know what mead is, it’s a honey wine that has been around since ancient times. Gorgeous location, right?  Read More

Invitation Time! (Part 1)

I don’t typically design many invitations, but since we had several milestone events in my family this year, it was INVITATION TIME!!

Invitation #1: The 4-in-1 Solution

So this one was a little tricky since it was actually a celebration of four different milestones in one event! Two birthdays and two anniversaries for one couple. I approached it like a data visualization project… How could I tie these milestones together? Or would I focus on some sort of wine-related theme since it was being held at a vineyard? Or for that matter, the vineyard was also a working farm with miniature horses! Do I make it like a timeline? Do the numbers have some sort of significance? So many directions to go! Read More