{Michael + Leah}

Back in February, we helped Brooke’s friend Leah with her wedding invitations.

Leah was looking for a pretty traditional layout with non-traditional wording, and also wanted to incorporate some important symbols. Her wish list included an antique look (possibly an old photo as a watermark of sorts), wedding rings, the Bible, and an emphasis on Christ. She also wanted us to use her wedding colors – lavender and sage green.

After playing around with lots of ideas, we finally ended up designing a custom border that brought in almost all of her initial thoughts.

We started with a simple lavender border and then created interlocking circles in sage, one thicker than the other, to represent wedding rings. For the inner border, we chose Ephesians 5:31-33, and set it in a simple script font called Lavanderia.

Invitation closeup

We used the same script font for their names and selected IM Fell English for the text.


Leah’s mother found a great deal on a print-at-home invitation suite with handmade paper jackets and packages of petal seals to complete the look.

Complete invitation

Her mother and I printed and assembled the invitations in an afternoon and the invitations were on their way within a few days!


2 thoughts on “{Michael + Leah}

  1. Loved them when I first saw them, Brooke, wonderful job!

  2. Lydia Poane says:

    I really appreciated your time, effort and attention to detail in creating these one of a kind invitations that so reflects the uniqueness of Leah and Mike.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: