Once the news of your engagement has been announced it’s time to get your wedmin in order and send out those save-the-date cards to your family and friends so they know when the big day is. Your stationery is a perfect way to introduce the theme of your wedding to your guests; the invites have become more than just something to RSVP to, they can be used to provide information of menu choices, gift lists, local hotel and taxi information, and anything else your guests should be in-the-know about. Wedding stationery covers so much more than just invites and on the wedding day itself you can get creative with the table plan, table numbers and place cards, venue signage and post-vows, your 'thank you' cards. You’ll find plenty of inspiration from suppliers below!
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The wedding season is upon us, with couples across the country bringing people together to celebrate getting married, but have you ever been lost for words when writing your special congratulations on a card? Searches for 'what to write in a wedding card' increased by +300% in the past 12 months1, indicating that people are struggling for words. To help, greetings card marketplace, thortful.com has collated the top things to write on a couples' wedding card.
Posted: 11 May 2022
Cambridge-based Sleepy Bee Studio has launched its new Art Deco stationery range. Elegant and sophisticated, it combines chic 1920's style with modern geometric patterns and for extra opulence, each sheet of paper is hand-foiled in gold. Available in a range of writing sets and a luxury stationery gift box, it's ideal for those important thank-you letters or wedding party presents. Check out the full collection over on the brand's website which we think will be a hit with couples planning their wedding in the area.
Posted: 31 December 2021
The creative juices have been flowing at Norfolk-based Tops Designs. Owner Sarah Gibbs has not only added a new range to her wedding stationery, but also launched a new perspex collection. The latest stationery designs feature beautiful watercolour and line art painted and drawn by Sarah and named after famous characters from classic literature. The new perspex range includes welcome signs, table numbers and more with a wide range of colours available which will be perfect for couples planning their wedding day whatever their colour scheme and theme.
Posted: 28 December 2021
Get your loved ones excited for your big day from the get go. Aimee Pretty of Norfolk-based Aimee Paints Illustration has launched personalised save-the-date cards to add to her range of beautiful bespoke wedding stationery. Aimee launched the business in 2012, after a friend suggested she created an illustration of them for their wedding stationery. To find out more visit her website.
Aimee says, "I'm Aimee, from Aimee Paints Illustration, and from my little studio in Suffolk I create custom illustrations and wedding stationary to make your big day that extra bit special! I work purely on a commission basis to keep my designs truly unique and allowing me to give you something totally personal! When I am not busy creating you can find me adventuring out in nature! I love to travel and since setting up Aimee Paints back in 2012 I have been lucky enough to see my creations jet off to some pretty great places in the world too - if only I could hand deliver all projects right!"
Posted: 14 December 2021
Cambridge-based stationery designers Sleepy Bee Studio have been busy bees, refining their luxury ranges and working on new lines. Co-owner and designer Charlie Allen reports, "We've been working on quite a few changes over the last few months to make our luxury stationery items even better."New tan and black colours have been introduced to their range of writing set pouches, the premium boxed collections are packed with more goodies than ever before, including new items and extra writing paper, they've added a Bumblebee version to their popular tissue-wrapped sets, plus a brand new Afternoon Tea stationery range is being launched, so watch this space! To find out more visitwww.sleepybeestudio.co.uk
Posted: 29 June 2021
Get set to be wowed by a flurry of creative wedding stationery this year. Jane D'Arcy of Norfolk-based Little Pea Designs foresees plenty of new and exciting ideas on the horizon. She predicts, "This will not only be in terms of left-field ideas and designs, but also more colour and vibrancy as couples will be be looking for celebrations on a new level coming out of lockdown. I think there will be more art house styled fonts being used too, moving away from the traditional style."
Posted: 16 February 2021
Norfolk-based KGH Illustrates launched at the beginning of the year offering a wide range of beautiful wedding stationery – everything from the save-the-dates and invites to table plans, menus, guest books and more. Former art, photography and textiles teacher Kimberley Hooley started the business after making her own stationery for her wedding last year and for her sister's a few years before. "Both times I thoroughly enjoyed the process of designing, making and adding those special details which makes the invites so personal," she explains. All her designs are hand-painted and couples can choose from in-house designs or a bespoke service to complement their wedding theme. She also offers hand-bound guest books and photo albums, the stationery is professionally printed and there's a range of different card and papers to choose from, including seeded paper which can be planted to grow into wild flowers.
Posted: 7 January 2021