A Chic New York City Summer Wedding Celebration

When Ellen and Zach got in contact with me and told me about the wedding weekend they had planned for their closest friends and family, I was so excited to hear more about it. Their weekend started off with going to the New York City court house and becoming officially married. On Friday evening they planned a dinner boat cruise around the city where out of town guests could take in the sights from the Hudson River. On Saturday morning they invited guests to a breakfast at The Ace Hotel before they set off for the day exploring the city. To end their celebration, they invited guests on Saturday night to The Nomad Hotel for a gorgeous rooftop dinner.

When discussing their design vision with me, they wanted something chic and sophisticated,  just as they envisioned their weekend. We decided on a timeless letterpress design for their save the dates and wedding suite with a fun pop of color through the floral print envelopes and liners. Their save the dates were printed double sided, with the front having their names and weekend date and the back having more details on the events.

For their wedding suite we went with different tones of paper to add an interesting visual touch. I loved that they went for mismatched color envelopes and even did envelope liners for their RSVP envelopes! A fun unexpected element in their suite was blind letterpress borders and fun icons on their detail card and boat cruise invitation.

I also designed other pieces for them as well, that all tied back into their stationery design. For their boat cruise I designed custom napkins and drink koozies. For their rooftop dinner I custom designed matchboxes, drink stirrers, napkins and cute little envelopes for their gift to their guests. Out of town guests were given a welcome box in their hotel room, which I designed tags and a details card complete with a fun map of where the events were that weekend.

Take a look below at their wedding weekend! Congrats Ellen and Zach, it was an honor to be part of your beautiful celebration!

Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Wedding Drink Koozies
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Save the Date - Botanical Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery
Chic Summer New York City Wedding Celebration - Custom Letterpress Wedding Stationery - Botanical Wedding Stationery

VENDORS:
Photographer - Julia Elizabeth
Florist - Jenya Flowers
Envelope Calligraphy - Calligraphy by Mary Ellen
Dinner Boat Cruise - Classic Harbor Line
Dinner Celebration - The Nomad Hotel

 

Updike Farmstead Open House Event Princeton, New Jersey

When Holly and Mia of Feather + Rock Events reached out to me about an open house at the beautiful Updike Farmstead in Princeton I was all for it right away! This event was unique in that local vendors could chat with potential clients, but also it allowed us to showcase our creativity and services with three styled reception vignettes. The three set ups were inspired by Pottery Barn, Free People and Anthropologie. Each had a unique look based on that brand, it was so fun working with Holly and Mia's vision and bringing it to life! It was a great day and I enjoyed meeting couples and local talented vendors. Take a look below at some beautiful images taken by Liz of Cardinal Heart Photography and you can watch a  stunning video captured by Sweet Start Cinematic Wedding Films here.

Rustic & Elegant Pottery Barn Inspiration

This styled vignette was in the beautiful rustic and weather worn smaller barn. For this look I went with hand torn paper painted a beautiful shade of slate blue. I love the look of hand painted place cards at a place setting, it really gives off a more laid back artistic vibe that you often don't see at a wedding. The neutral tones and natural table linens from The Bayith really tied the whole look together, I really loved the 2 runners that were used instead of individual place mats. The abundant free form floral centerpiece with classic blush roses and greenery brought in an elegant but not stuffy vibe to the design. Viburnum also designed a stunning floral piece affixed to the outside of the barn, a real show stopper! The rustic wooden sign by JPhannypack Designs showcased a touching quote and sat perfectly along side the table. The lighting design by Lumos Co. fit perfectly with the elegant rustic vibe!

The vision Feather + Rock Events had for this vignette was such a perfect mix of rustic meets elegant. It is great inspiration, whether your wedding is taking place in a rustic setting, or even in a classic ballroom. This design is very versatile and attainable for any couple looking for a more unique table design for their wedding reception.

Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
2I2A1214.jpgRustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey

Design  + Creative Direction | Feather + Rock Events
Floral Design | Viburnum
Table Linens | The Bayith
Rentals | Open Aire Affairs
Place Cards | Lavender & Love Creative
Custom Wood Signage | JPhannypack Designs
Lighting | Lumos Co.
Decor | Feather + Rock Events

 

Bright & Boho Free People Inspiration

Veering away from the muted tones of the styled vignette above and into the world of bright and bohemian design that Free People is so well loved for. Since this look was more fun and free-spirited Holly (From Feather + Rock Events) had the great idea to go for something asymmetrical for the menus. I really loved how these came out! They are so fun and great inspiration for couples planning their big day.  All the design elements from the different vendors came together so well. The floral design by Sprouts Flowers uses the whole length of the table which I think is great. The tiny blooms in different shaped vintage vessels make for a memorable center piece. To top it off in the floral department, Sprouts has their own "flower truck" named Isabel (named after the owner's Mom). It is basically the cutest truck ever and I am obsessed with it!

I feel that most couples tend to go for a muted color palette for their wedding (which is totally fine and beautiful!) but this bright and cheerful palette is so pretty it has me even changing my views (as a lover of soft shades). Take a look below for some bright inspiration.

Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Bohemian Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey

Design  + Creative Direction | Feather + Rock Events
Floral Design | Sprouts Flowers
Table Linens | The Bayith
Rentals | Open Aire Affairs
Menus | Lavender & Love Creative
Custom Wood Signage | JPhannypack Designs
Decor | Feather + Rock Events

Chic & Modern Anthropologie Inspiration

Oh how I love Anthropologie. When I think of this brand I think of different twists on classic style. A bit innovative, but not too out there. For the menus on this table I wanted to do something I have never done before, that is truly a work of art and memorable to anyone who views it. I decided to test my skills and design pressed floral acrylic menus. Each is unique and showcases different flowers. The menu and place card is printed on vellum to add a soft layered effect. This idea would be amazing for a sweet heart table, or even for table numbers! Belovely killed it with their ceremony space instillation, I love the mix of greenery with the lights in the background. The table design came out gorgeous with unique patterned napkins from The Bayith paired with classic white dishes. The floral centerpiece and votive candles in geometric vessels running the whole length of the table make for a unique design. The vision for this vignette came together so wonderfully and is great inspiration for couples looking for a chic modern design.

Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey
Chic and Modern Wedding Inspiration Princeton New Jersey

Design  + Creative Direction | Feather + Rock Events
Floral Design | Belovely
Table Linens | The Bayith
Rentals | Open Aire Affairs
Menus | Lavender & Love Creative
Custom Wood Signage | JPhannypack Designs
Decor | Feather + Rock Events

'Tis the Season for Tartan Rustic Photo Shoot

It has been so cold here in New Jersey! I felt it was a great time to share this cozy rustic winter wedding styled shoot I designed stationery for. Check out that hot cocoa bar (Insert heart eyes emoji). I love the table runner made of eucalyptus mixed with the plaid table cloth and red cups for a pop of color. Scroll down to enjoy some winter wedding inspiration!

Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Winter Wedding Inspiration | Rustic Wedding Inspiration | Winter Wedding Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations

VENDORS:
Photography - Katy Murray Photography
Planning, Styling, Florals - MelRose Events & Design
Wardrobe - Kerry + Felicia
Dresses - Love and Lace Bridal Boutique

 

Edgy Botanical Philadelphia Loft Photo Shoot

Styled shoots are so fun to be involved in. I love working with other amazing vendors in the wedding industry and getting to see the shoot all come together. When I spoke with Hannah from Ramblefree Photo Co. and she said the inspiration was dutch still life paintings (insert heart eyes emoji here) I knew I had to be involved! My design style tends to be more bright but it was fun pushing myself and designing with a darker palette.

All the vendors provided beautiful pieces, from the dark and moody gowns to the beautiful floral pieces, it all came together perfectly! The icing on the cake was being featured on Ruffled, which is one of my favorite wedding sites. Check out some of the gorgeousness below!


Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations
Edgy Philadelphia Photoshoot | Dark Botanical Invitations | New Jersey Wedding Invitations

 

VENDORS:
Photography - Ramblefree Photo Co.
Planning & Design - Lindsey Morgan Event Design
Florals - Dear Paperie
Cake and Macarons - Oh Miss Kate
Calligraphy - Writtenhouse Calligraphy
Jewelry - L. Priori Jewelry
Dresses - Ashe B. & Co. and Sweet Caroline Styles
Table - Woodlynn's Edge
Hair - Frances Panunto Hair
Makeup - Elegance Artistry

Rustic & Laid Back Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham, Alabama

REBECCA & TYLER | October 22, 2016

Rebecca and Tyler's fall wedding was held at Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham and was the perfect venue for their simple, rustic and laid back day.

Their custom wedding suite was filled with soft flowing watercolor flowers in shades of plum and lavender paired with a fun script font. They wanted their suite to tie into their wedding colors and i'd say the colors chosen matched Rebecca's bridesmaid dresses perfectly! Their custom stationery included, wedding branding, invitations, RSVP cards, and 2 enclosure cards. I really love how this suite came together! Check out their big day below.


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Purple Watercolor Floral Wedding Invitation Suite | New Jersey Wedding Invitations | Rustic Wedding Invitations
Purple Watercolor Floral Wedding Invitation Suite | New Jersey Wedding Invitations | Rustic Wedding Invitations
Purple Watercolor Floral Wedding Invitation Suite | New Jersey Wedding Invitations | Rustic Wedding Invitations
Purple Watercolor Floral Wedding Invitation Suite | New Jersey Wedding Invitations | Rustic Wedding Invitations
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company
Rustic Fall Wedding at Avondale Brewing Company

VENDORS:
Venue: Avondale Brewing Company
Photographer: Katie Charlotte Photography
Officiant: Another Happy Couple
Cake: Cake Art by Cynthia Bertolone

DJ: Top Tier Entertainment

 

Rustic & Elegant New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbridge

ISLEY & JEFF | JULY 3, 2016

When Isley and Jeff described their wedding day vision to me I couldn’t wait to get started on their design! Earthy, laid-back and rustic were the three words they felt described their vision best.

Their custom wedding stationery included, wedding branding, save the dates, invitations, RSVP cards and menus. Their stationery featured watercolor greenery and writing, torn edges and textured paper. This design was the perfect combination of rustic and earthy.

Their wedding day was beautiful and I am so glad I was able to be part of it! Check out the stationery and some pictures from their wedding day below!


Rustic New Jersey Wedding
Rustic New Jersey Wedding | Rustic Wedding Suite | Botanical Wedding Suite
Rustic New Jersey Wedding | Rustic Wedding Suite | Botanical Wedding Suite
Rustic New Jersey Wedding | Rustic Wedding Suite | Botanical Wedding Suite
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge
Rustic New Jersey Wedding at Windows on The Water at Frogbidge

VENDORS:
Venue: Windows on The Water at Frogbridge
Photographer: Pearl Paper Studio
Florist: Kirk Florist
Band: Contraband
Officiant: Rev. Kris Bruno