Broke-Ass Tag: wedding invitations

7/29

‘Sup BABs!

I’m back once again with a bibbity, boobbity blog, and this time I am super excited to be able to give a massive shout out to Miss Harriet de Winton.

I am very lucky to have this lady in my life, and even more lucky to have so much help from her with wedding stuff. She’s been super supportive from day one, and has said “yes, absolutely” to everything I’ve asked of her.

And more! She has recently gone one step further and has HAND DRAWN our invitations.

OMIGOD you guys, I cannot tell you how gorgeous these invitations are. I won’t pop them on here, as I want our guests to see them for the first time in real-life. BUT, she does has a website chock full of other designs she has done.

I’m just gonna leave these here:
Harriet Rococo

harrietmountain

harrietmore
Credit: Dewinton Paper Co.

I’m so pleased that our invitations will be unique to us. It feels so incredibly decadent to have something so fancy and bespoke. They set the tone for all the individual little touches we want on our day, and hopefully will get people really excited about our wedding.

As a BAB, however, I will say that the concession we are making to budget (and the environment) is that only day guests will get the printed version. Evening guests (bar a few who may not be tech savvy enough to have email) will get a lovely virtual version. Same design, same tender care, just less tree-death.

And if you’re looking for a stationer for your wedding, I can’t recommend Harriet highly enough. She is super efficient, incredibly talented, and I know she’d take the same care over your invitations as she did for one of her oldest friends. She’s just like that.

Am Dram Bride – out.

Emma Watkins
  • 2/27

    Affiliate Disclosure Statement

    For you brides that got engaged over the holidays and are looking at a wedding this summer, you’ve very likely starting to put your feelers out for invitation styles that you enjoy. As I’ve sat browsing through some of the new styles this season, I keep finding myself drooling over bright, bold and beautiful designs. Eye-catching jewel tones and simple but striking patterns make a statement without being overly dizzying. Here are my five favorites for this week’s Five for Friday:

    Five for Friday: Bold and Beautiful Wedding Invitations

    In Bloom Wedding Invitation, 50 for $140 at Love vs. Design
    Five for Friday: Bold and Beautiful Wedding Invitations
    Minimal Mod Wedding Invitations, $2.34 each at Minted
    Five for Friday: Bold and Beautiful Wedding Invitations
    Circular Geometric Wedding Invitation, $4.50 each or for digital file for at-home printing by RubyMayDesigns at Etsy
    Five for Friday: Bold and Beautiful Wedding Invitations
    Deep Romance Wedding Invitations, $144.50 for 50 at Wedding Paper Divas
    Five for Friday: Bold and Beautiful Wedding Invitations
    Floral Watercolor Invitation, $1.50 each at MagnetStreet

    Do you like these bold designs, BABs? Which is your fave?

    christen
  • 2/16

    Wedding Stationery

    Hunting for wedding stationery can be a totally daunting experience. There are those that say invitations are the first glimpse of your wedding. There are those that press the importance that your stationery is one of the few things you get to hang on to forever afterward. Everyone and your grandma will probz hang your Save the Date and invitation on a refrigerator or cork…

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    1/13

    Get Inspired Charcoal Grey, Kelly Green and a Pop of Yellow

    BAB reader Beth was having a little trouble pulling together all the color elements of her kelly green and charcoal grey with daisy yellow accents, so, of course, like good little bloggers do ... we came in and totally took the reins on this biatch. And let me tell you -- it's no easy feat finding a charcoal grey dress that either isn't a sweater…

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    9/10

    We know that invitations are one of the first elements of your wedding that convey the look and feel guests can expect on the big day. We also know that wedding invitations can be super pricey. And holy bananas, are there options! Foil, letterpress, embossed, pocket, flat, square, shapes, laser cut ... where do you even begin to begin? Made with PicMonkey Well, you can…

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  • 9/2

    I have been completely hesitant about this post because: #1 I could talk about paper for days and #2 I OVERSPENT and am mildly shameful. It was DIY hell but totally worth it. When I first started browsing invitations, I hated everything. Well, not hated. But I just couldn't find what I was looking for. I was also, as per usual, mildly horrified at the cost. I…

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    6/30

    *This paid post has been brought to you by our friends at MagnetStreet. You guys know our homies over at MagnetStreet, right? You should. Because they've been longtime partners with BAB and they're always throwing some killer deals your way. But before we get to that good bit, for those of you newbie Broke-Ass Brides out there, lemme tell you a little about our pals.…

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    6/19

    You've heard it a thousand times: Your wedding stationery is the first impression guests will get of your wedding. Whether it's classically traditional, whimsically romantic or the ubiquitous rustic-chic, your invitations should convey your wedding vision. Whether you swoon for Claire Pettibone-esque florals or dig clean and chic typography, WildHeart Paper has a mountain of gorgeous offerings to ... well ... drive your heart wild. With…

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  • 4/18

    Happy Friday, Broke-Asses! I recently got a hot tip that beautiful, illustrious fashion house Marchesa launched a collaboration with our ever-adored partners Wedding Paper Divas to make some seriously stunning invitations. Here are my five favorite offerings from this killer partnership: Sumptuous Swirls, $184 for 100. Night Blooms, $184 for 100. Breathtaking Blossoms, $184 for 100. Lithe Lace, $184 for 100. Beaded Flair, $184 for 100.…

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