{Inspiration} Halloween-inspired, Dark Glam Wedding Shoot

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Imagine a wedding on Halloween…what do you envision? Instead of the commercially prevalent orange pumpkins and witches riding on brooms, a more glamorous route was taken for this styled shoot. We were so excited to work with some of our favorite event professionals, including Lee Forrest Design, Two Sweets Bake Shop, Everything Cake, and Bumby Photography, at an amazing location–the stunningly dramatic Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando.  Imagined by Two Sweets Bake Shop and designed in partnership with Mobella Events, this team of wedding pros produced a romantic look full of candles and decadence with touches of whimsy here and there.

Rich purples and vivid red were used as accent colors to the inky black and gleaming gold that took center stage for the color scheme. Both the invitations and the menus used gold foil on black stock. The invitation was layered on top of gold metallic and black stock with a thick black satin ribbon tied in a bow on one side. Gold foil was used to create an ornate frame-like border around the playful text: telling guests that “the wicked pleasure of your company is requested” and reiterating the slightly morbid sentiment “’til death do us part.” Branch-like artwork capped the top and bottom of the invitation, and a tiny bat was placed at the bottom for a classic Halloween touch.

The same artwork from the invitation was used on the black menus. The round shape of the menus was created by die-cut to fit perfectly on the vintage china from A Chair Affair. We assumed that the cake from Everything Cake was a “death by chocolate” cake! Speaking of decadence, Two Sweets Bake Shop outdid themselves with the amazing dessert buffet. We created tent cards for the various sweets (also gold foil on black) that warned guests: “antidote as yet unavailable.” Bats and skulls and cross bones added a decorative accent that brought back the Halloween theme.

We channeled classic Halloween decor when creating the escort card table. Using our new printed wood technique, we created “tombstones” for the escort cards along with a sign for guests to “find your resting place.” Each card read “here lies,” then the guest’s name, the their “plot” number (the table number). The cards were placed amongst moss for full graveyard effect. The guests knew they were at the correct table when they found the coordinating printed wood table numbers listing their plot number.

We loved that this shoot was so detailed! From the tiny spider on our escort card table sign, to the rosary cross in the bride’s bouquet, to the Day of the Dead figurines on the dessert buffet, everything was so well thought out. We could definitely see this styled shoot translating into a real-life wedding full of beautifully personal touches.

If this dark glam look is totally “you,” contact us for a consultation. We can help you create the perfect paper goods for your wedding or special event.

So thrilled to have been part of this team!  A huge thank you and congratulations to all of the vendors involved in this shoot:

Venue: The Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Planner: Mobella Events

Photography:  Bumby Photography

Dessert Buffet: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Cake: Everything Cake

Floral and Decor:  Lee Forrest Design

Wedding & Reception Gowns:  Modern Bridal Shop

Video:  Seltzer Films

Draping:  Quest Drape

Hair & Makeup:  Marigold Scott

Jewelry: Monarch Jewelry & Art

Lighting: Elegant Entertainment DJ & Video Services

Tuxedo:  Absolutely Fitting

Guest Table Linens:  GBS Linens

Dessert Buffet Linen:  Wildflower Linens

Tables, Chairs, China Rentals:  A Chair Affair

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

Models:  Nathaniel Lyra, Jackie Nixon

{Real event} ABC Meeting in Warm, Wine Colors

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Errol Colon Photography, Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Orlando weddings, round menu

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Back in February, we sponsored the monthly meeting for the Association of Bridal Consultants Central Florida by providing all of the paper goods. Held at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winery in Winter Park, the evening had a rich, sophisticated look that was inspired by the colors of wine. Weddings in the City did a fantastic job coordinating all of the details for the team of local event professionals who contributed products and services to the meeting.

Errol Colon photographed all of our paper products so beautifully! We created two different die-cut menus, escort cards, place cards, table numbers, and the sponsor card. All of our paper goods used cream-colored stock and featured a floral motif of garden roses in a warm-toned palette of deep reds, plum, pink and orange. The text was printed in shimmering gold, including a foiled finish on the round menus, to coordinate with the mixed metal finishes of the rest of the event decor.

For the showcase table, we made a round menu that fit perfectly on the gold filigree chargers by A Chair Affair. The dinner tables featured our menus that were die-cut in a curving frame shape. Both menus used the colorful floral artwork (along the side for the round menu, and along the bottom of the curvy menu) and a modern calligraphy-style font. The curvy frame shape was continued with the simple table number cards, and a similar shape was used for the floral-filled place cards. Both the escort cards and the sponsor card were mounted on shimmery, deep red tent cards. The color and finish of the red stock matched perfectly with the wine-colored showcase linens provided by GBS Linens.

The rest of the decor for the event used a variety of finishes and textures for a layered, collected look. We love the mix of silver and gold pieces along with gleaming glass and natural bamboo on the table top. Atmospheres Floral & Decor created gorgeous topiary-like centerpieces for the showcase tables, and smaller floral arrangements with fiddle ferns and deep red roses for the dinner tables. The cake by Party Flavors Custom Cakes appeared to be covered with small Spanish tiles, and had a pop of contrasting color with the turquoise lace borders and cascade of deep blue sugar flowers.

We were honored to provide paper goods for this meeting, and other ABC meetings as well. Check out our Facebook page to see other examples of the work we can produce!

Thank you to all of the participating event professionals for creating a fabulous event!

Venue: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winery

Photographer: Errol Colon 

Coordinator: Weddings in the City 

Floral: Atmospheres Floral & Decor

DJ: White Rose Entertainment

Linens: GBS Linens

Decorative chargers: A Chair Affair

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Real Wedding} Isabelle and David's Whimsical, Tropical wedding

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Isabelle and David are a laid-back, surf style couple.  While David actually is a surfer, Isabelle prefers to lounge on the beach as a spectator.  In any case, their wedding was totally reflective of their relaxed, fun, and friendly disposition.  We loved working with this couple to create custom invitations and paper goods that reflected their lifestyle and their personas.

Isabelle and David were married on the beach at The Sandbar Restaurant on the beautiful Anna Maria Island. They incorporated many island-tropical elements into their wedding day decor, including a coordinating, custom-designed suite of paper goods made by yours truly! Dara Caudill of Island Photography did such a great job of photographing all of our paper pieces used at the wedding–we love these images!  (Photos of invitation were taken by us.)

Their invitation was colorful and whimsical, layered onto textured sand-colored stock and backed with navy stock. The artwork depicted a bride and groom at sunset, surrounded by palm trees, surfboards, and curling ocean waves. The important information was written below, entering the depths of the ocean. Tropical fish and seaweed decorated both sides of the invitation. Isabelle insisted that we add a mola-mola fish to the invitation… we never did hear the whole story behind that choice! The ocean-themed artwork was consistent throughout the couple’s paper goods, from the programs to the escort cards to the table signs.

The response cards and the accommodation cards that were included with the invitation were some of the most fun and unique pieces that we created for Isabelle and David. Guests received a custom-drawn map of the island to help them find their way to the wedding festivities. The response card featured personalized questions like “Are you more afraid of sharks or alligators?” and “Do you like pina coladas and getting caught in the rain?” These touches were sure to put a smile on the guest’s face and set the tone for their relaxed beach wedding.

The escort cards were displayed on fisherman’s netting (such a cute idea!) with clothespins. We designed navy blue tent cards for the table numbers and signs identifying the new couple and inviting guests to sign the guest book. For a special touch on the bride and groom’s chairs, we created scallop-edged chair back signs that said “guapisima” and “guapisimo”–“gorgeous” and “handsome” in Spanish. We even created a custom wedding letterhead on which Isabelle printed pertinent wedding info for the bridal party.

Isabelle and David’s wedding really shows how consistent paper goods can make your special day look polished and personal. Contact us if you would like YOUR event to have a cohesive look from start to finish.

Photography: Island Photography

Venue: The Sandbar Restaurant

Invitations and paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Inspiration} Romantic Floral-filled Garden Wedding Styled Shoot

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Last year, we were a part of this gorgeous garden-inspired styled shoot that looks like it was straight out of a fairy tale! The Garden Chateau‘s classic interior and atmospheric grounds set the stage for the planning team at Anna Christine Events to design a romantic wedding scene. Bright pinks, shimmering gold, and warm wood tones set a color palette that was dreamy and timeless. Wings of Glory Photography did a fantastic job capturing all of the details. Looks like others agreed: we were beyond thrilled that Beautiful Bride Magazine not only published the shoot, but featured it on their cover!

We used floral artwork on our invitations and paper goods to emphasize the garden theme of the shoot. Blooms in various shades of pink and red with bright greenery burst from the corners of our designs. The invitations were mounted on petal pink stock and backed by a sophisticated gold stripe with coordinating envelopes lined with the striped paper. A calligraphy-like script in metallic gold was used to write the couple’s names. We used this romantic script throughout our paper goods with other important text printed in a classic serif font.

Our double-sided keepsake menu cards featured the couple’s names, the venue, and the date on one side. The gold stripe pattern created a “picket fence” design that bordered the bottom of the card. On the reverse, the courses of the meal were written in metallic gold. Of course, pink flowers graced both sides of the cards.

We created other fantastic paper goods for the shoot, including escort cards, table number signs, chair back signs for the head table, and a “This Way to the Wedding” sign. To keep a consistent look, we continued the font styles, metallic gold, and floral designs throughout the stationery suite. Our escort cards had a little extra detail that made them that much more special: the inside of the tent cards featured the gold stripe pattern seen on the invitations.

Anna Christine Events created two different ceremonies and two different receptions: one indoor and one outdoor of each! We especially liked the outdoor reception, with its long farm tables from A Chair Affair, glowing candelabras, and market string lights. Of course, a garden-themed wedding wouldn’t be complete without an abundance of flowers! Flowers By Lesley did an absolutely amazing job creating a luscious environment, decorating everything from the banisters of the grand staircase, to a sweet tree swing, to the wedding arch. The candelabras were clustered with blossoms and the cake by Iva’s Cake Place looked divine with Lesley’s floral touches. The bride carried a beautiful beautiful bouquet of pink garden roses and cascading greenery, which was also seen gracing her blonde ringlets.

Contact us if you loved the look of this styled shoot. We can’t wait to hear your ideas and make wedding invitations and paper goods that are uniquely YOU!

We are so proud to have participated in this shoot! Thank you to each and every wedding professional involved for their contributions to such a lovely outcome:

Venue: The Garden Chateau

Planner and Event Designer: Anna Christine Events
Cupcakes and Cake Pops: RW Chocolate Fountains
Catering and Indoor Reception Linens: Bjoely Event Services
Chairs, Chargers, Pews and Farm Tables: A Chair Affair
Glassware and Accent Pieces: RW Events
Outdoor Reception Linens: BBJ Linen
Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Menswear: Absolutely Fitting
Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{News + Inspiration} Blush Pink and Gold Shoot featured on Ruffled

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Blush pink and gold are hugely popular for weddings right now, so we were excited to show how this color palette could be used to create a romantic and glamorous wedding. This styled shoot was conceived and photographed by Kati Rosado Photography with design and styling by Emily Grace Design, and the results couldn’t have been more stunning. The combination of the gleaming metallic finishes, feminine pink colors, and the rustic setting of Up the Creek Farms gave a very personal (and enviable!) overall design.

We designed our invitations and paper goods on pale pink stock with gold foil printing. The invitations were a square folder design with the couple’s initials on the cover surrounded by a laurel wreath in gold foil. Instead of a standard plus sign between the M and R, we added a sweet heart shape. Inside, the folder was lined with a mod, circular pattern in gold foil. All of the important information was printed onto blush pink paper with a gold glitter border, and the response card was held by a pink fabric ribbon embellished with a monogrammed, die-cut circle.

Pink ribbon accents were carried over to the menus and escort cards. The die-cut menus were done in a curving frame shape with a sweet ribbon at the top. The escort cards were presented in combination with the macaron favors by Two Sweets Bake Shop. Guest names were printed in an elegant script with their table numbers in a modern sans serif font (all in gold foil). Notched blush pink ribbons ran horizontally behind the cards. A sign on the favor tray/escort card table repeated the glittery gold border seen on the invitation. Rounding out our paper goods were delicate place cards, charmingly placed in artichoke holders at each place setting.

The rest of the decor for the shoot also combined classic romance with modern chic appeal. The bouquet and floral work by Julie Miner Events looked lush, especially when placed on the vintage-inspired table from Crystal and Crates. Gold was everywhere, from the classy chiavari chairs from A Chair Affair to the amazingly designed cake by Creative Cakes & Candies.

We were so pleased with how this styled shoot came out! It was so eye-catching that Ruffled featured it on their site! Check out the blog post here.

Thank you to all of the wedding professionals involved for a beautiful result!

Photographer and Shoot Concept: Kati Rosado Photography

Event Design and Styling: Emily Grace Design

Venue: Up the Creek Farms

Florist: Julie Miner Events

Rentals: Crystal and Crates

Chiavari Chairs: A Chair Affair

Wedding Cake: Creative Cakes & Candies

Macarons: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Wedding Dress: “Sydney” by Watters via L.A. Bridal

Shoes: J. Crew

Headpiece: Lysa Creation

Earrings: Petite Delights

Sequin Jacket: Calvin Klein

Hair: Jessica Schultz

Makeup: Patrick Starrr

Groom’s Attire: H&M

Models: Cassidy Roney of Willhelmina Models and Ethan Brewington

Stationery: Dogwood Blossom Stationery and Invitation Studio

{Inspiration} Whimsical Blue and Pink English Garden Wedding

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We were so excited to collaborate with some of Orlando’s best during our “Whimsical Garden Wedding” photoshoot. The shoot, coordinated by Mobella Events, was featured in September on Bridal MusingsBumby Photography captured every romantic detail.

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The shoot was inspired by an English garden tea party. With hues of pink ranging from blush to fuchsia and soft blue touches, Harmony Gardens was brought to life. Our stationery for the day included custom “This way to ‘I Do'” ceremony signs, which looked lovely in vintage-inspired frames. The intimate ceremony space was decorated with precious pink floral arrangements with trailing greenery from Fairbanks Florist and white church pews from A Chair Affair.

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The invitation featured a lace-inspired frame border in light gray and a layer of striped paper with light blue diagonal lines. Pink roses, which also decorated the escort cards and table numbers, encircled the calligraphy-style script.

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Bumby Photography, Harmony Gardens, Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Escort Card Design

Our escort cards decorated a charming white gate which lead guests to a dessert table equipped with French macaroons, cakes, and tea. Everything Cake did a fabulous job pulling this look together.

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Over the Top provided gorgeous lace linens to top the reception tables. We created menus with gold handles to mimic scrolls. The vintage china, gold details, and delicate centerpieces made this garden party fit for English royalty!

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Bumby Photography, Harmony Gardens, Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Menu and Vintage China

Our bride looked stunning in her lace gown from L.A. Bridal. With subtle makeup and artfully tousled hair by Marigold Scott, she was picture-perfect.

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Want to see more? Check out this video by Key Moment Films.

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Thank you to all of these talented event professionals for making this shoot a dream come true!

Venue:  Harmony Gardens

Photography:  Bumby Photography

Videography:  Key Moment Films

Planner: Mobella Events

Floral:  Fairbanks Florist

Rentals: A Chair Affair

Antique Rentals: Antiquish

Cake:  Everything Cake

Dress:  L.A. Bridal

Hair & Makeup: Marigold Scott

Linens:  Over the Top

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Inspiration} Romantic and Dramatic Anna Karenina Photo Shoot

Romantic Wedding Photo Shoot

For brides who love literature, the theme of this styled shoot allows them the ability to step right out of a page from Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel and into their fantasy wedding. Along with the amazing talent of Eventrics Weddings, we captured the style of Anna Karenina through the opulent, romantic, and dramatic decor and paper goods. We invite you to flip through pages of a passionate love affair captured by Clearly In Focus Photography. You can also read more in the feature on Fab You Bliss!

Dramatic Wedding Paper Goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We just love this dress by Modern Bridal Shop: the fusion between modern and antique is gorgeous. The bride’s Victorian-inspired accessories really set the tone for the overall look.

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Anna Karenina Dress

This birdcage veil is great for the modern bride who wants a break from tradition. Equally bold is the bridesmaid’s tulle-topped hat. It’s risky but we love it! Boldly Unique hand made all of the amazing headpieces for this shoot.

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Royal Blue Wedding Invitations by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

 

We think it’s amazing how Eventrics Weddings, with the help of Taylormade Wedding & Event Flowers, created unique centerpieces that somehow looked like they were reaching out from the base in a longing manner, mimicking the everlasting desire the couple shares for each other. George L. Gaines Jeweler provided the heirloom china, silver, and glassware, which transported guests to 1870s Russia. Even the decorative chargers and chiavari chairs provided by Event Source Solutions made for an adventure to the past where etiquette and prestige were the keys to happiness. The details in the heirloom silver add a lavish touch fit for an aristocrat and her count. The ornate detailing can also be seen in the shimmering midnight blue linens with black and silver lace overlay and teacups with proper saucers.

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Wendy Woo Cakes and Dogwood Blossom Stationery

This blue ombre cake with silver cage by Wendy Woo Cakes is as lovely as it is unique. The array of blues perfectly matched the butterflies, which also graced our escort card display.

Elegant Wedding Invitation by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Royal Blue Wedding Reception Menus by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Ornate Wedding Invitations by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Wedding Place Cards by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We created all of the invitations and paper goods with an ornate border and aristocratic-looking monogrammed crest. The black and royal blue accents perfect coordinate with the layered, midnight-colored scheme of the shoot.  The invitation is a generously-sized 7.5-inch square mounted on a midnight-blue velvet-covered panel, and delivered in a black box with a printed address wrap.

Butterfly Escort Card Display by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We can’t over get how these butterflies quietly spread their message! It’s beautiful, creative, and adds a whimsical touch to an escort card display.

Dogwood Blossom Stationery with Clearly In Focus Photography

Anna Karenina Wedding Inspiration with Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Make sure to watch this behind-the-scenes video by Key Moment Films:

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We would like to thank all these event professionals for their contributions to this photo shoot!

Photographer: Clearly In Focus Photography

Event Planner: Eventrics Weddings

Floral Designer: Taylormade Wedding & Event Flowers 

Cinema and Video: Key Moment Films

Dress Store: Modern Bridal Shop

Cake Designer: Wendy Woo Cakes

Heirlooms and extras: George L. Gaines Jeweler

Rentals: Event Source Solutions

Makeup Artist: Marigold Scott On Location Hair & Makeup

Veils and headpieces: Boldly Unique

Ceremony Location: Kraft Azalea Gardens

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

{Inspiration} Pink and Gray Southern Glam at Horse Stamp Inn

Custom ceremony paper goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

We’re taking you back almost two years ago to this glamorous Southern wedding inspiration shoot. Flaire Weddings & Events created the striking concept of hot pink, gray, and silver against the rustic atmosphere of the Horse Stamp Inn. We were proud to be a part of this shoot–it was even featured in Every Last Detail! Keep reading to see our lovely stationery and more beautiful photos by Jenn Hopkins Photography.

Jenn Hopkins Photography at Horse Stamp Inn with Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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In true Southern fashion, the bride wore leather cowboy boots under her one-shoulder gown from The Wedding Loft. Her softly romantic makeup was courtesy of makeup artist Paulina Perez.

Pink and gray stationery by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Custom escort cards by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Our stationery suite used blush pink, gray, and hot pink details. We designed custom invitations using a shantung satin backer board in blush pink, along with ceremony programs, escort cards, table numbers, and menus for this farm-meets-glamour wedding. By using a flourished script and classic French motifs like the fleur-de-lis and quatrefoil, our paper goods brought a very contemporary feel to the barn setting. The quatrefoil pattern that bordered the invitation and all of the paper goods were reflected again in the table runner and on the cake by For the Love of Cake.

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Flaire Weddings & Events designed all of the floral for the shoot, from the bouquet to the centerpieces to this custom monogrammed focal point. If you take a closer look, you’ll see that they used blooms of different shades of pink woven into chicken wire. Now THAT’S country glam!

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We created menus to wrap around the shimmering pink napkins. The table top used many interesting combinations of laid-back country and high-end glam: silver beaded chargers from Beachview Rentals, mason jars as drinking glasses, a vintage silver tray, and contemporary vases. Our table numbers kept the eclectic feel by combining a classic-looking font with a more modern one.

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We hope you enjoyed these awesome photos! You can read more about the event designer’s concept on Every Last Detail: http://theeverylastdetail.com/pink-gray-southern-glam-wedding-inspiration/

We were grateful to be a part of this shoot. Thank you to all of the event professionals involved:

Venue:  Horse Stamp Inn

Photographer:  Jenn Hopkins Photography

Videographer:  Visual Power Cinema

Planner:  Flaire Weddings & Events

Floral:  Flaire Weddings & Events

Rentals:  Jax Chair Boutique  /  Beachview Rentals

Cake:  For the Love of Cake

Dress:  The Wedding Loft

Makeup Artist:  Paulina Perez

{Real Wedding…and News!} Misty & Nelio's Blush Pink + Gold Shabby Chic Vow Renewal

Last May, we were excited to be a part of Misty and Nelio Miotto’s vow renewal, which was featured in Orlando Wedding Magazine this month! If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, check it out online here. The feature highlights the romantic opulence of the event, showing that a vow renewal can be just as exciting and celebratory as the first wedding.

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Royal Crest Room Outdoor Wedding papers by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

The couple expressed their ten-year marriage with a butterfly theme, which as Orlando Wedding stated, “represented the couple’s love and personal growth.”

Dogwood Blossom Stationery Custom Wedding Sign

Even the smallest member of the family got a chance to join the festivities, and celebrate the happy couple, by wearing our custom-made sign!

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For the impressive escort card display, we used clusters of butterflies in different sizes. Delicate hand-cut butterflies also dotted our reception paper goods.

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Pink wedding details by Dogwood Blossom Stationery
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The muted pinks, ivory and gold along with pearls, lace, and an abundance of flowers transformed the Royal Crest Room into a fairy-tale setting.

Mon Cheri, Royal Crest Room, Dogwood Blossom, invitations

Mon Cheri Studios took so many breathtaking photos of our invitations and paper goods! The elegant invitations, above, were displayed with their brilliant gold invitation boxes. We included a vintage brass key as an added sentimental touch.

Wedding Tea Time Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Our sign invited guests to enjoy an assortment of teas during the very Victorian-inspired celebration.

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For the menu cards, we used a classic combination of ivory paper with gold trim and embellished with ivory lace, a blush pink satin ribbon and a sparkling jewel.

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Wedding Table Number Signs Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Reception tables were named after romantic cities of the world. We layered textures and added hand-cut landmarks.

Wedding Signs by Dogwood Blossom Stationery
Wedding Guestbook Stationery Dogwood Blossom Stationery
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After signing the guest book, our sign invited guests to take seed packets home to start their own butterfly garden. How sweet!

Vow Renewal Reception Paper Goods by Dogwood Blossom Stationery

Congratulations to Misty and Nelio! We were grateful to be a part of such heartfelt event.

There were so many elements at this gorgeous celebration, all provided by these event professionals:

Venue and catering: The Royal Crest Room

Photography: Mon Cheri Studios

Floral: Atmospheres Floral and Decor

Hair and Makeup: Beauté Spécialé

Videographer: Riant Films

DJ, Lighting, Effects, Photobooth: Our DJ Rocks

Chiavari Chairs and Chargers: A Chair Affair

Cake: Anna Cakes

Chocolate Fountain: Hello Sugar!

Harpist: Christine McPhail

Character Artist: Rafael Diez

Belly Dancer: Carrara Nour

Dress: Minerva’s Bridal

Tux: Tuxedos To You

Transportation: Apollo’s Chariots

Signs: Signs by Sindy

Officiant: Jim Davis Hicks

Confetti: Flutterfetti

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

{Real Wedding} Lauren and Jermaine’s Sparkling, Royal Blue Wedding

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We had the great pleasure of designing custom paper goods for Lauren and Jermaine’s wedding day! The Orlando-area wedding, held at The Royal Crest Room in September, featured a striking color combination of shimmery silver and bright royal blue. By using our coordinated programs, menus, and signage, this wedding had beautiful cohesion and harmony, like a great marriage!

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Welcome to their beautiful reception! Framed, alphabetized seating charts led guests to their appropriate tables. We created the royal blue interlaced design (seen on the program, seating charts, and menus) to coordinate with the abstract design on their linens by Wildflower Linens.

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At each guest’s place, our truly unique menu cards were placed atop sparkling chargers by A Chair Affair. The guest’s name was printed on the personalized menu card to double as a place card. On the top right corner, we included a meal indicator icon to inform the servers of each guest’s dinner selections. A fun twist was on the reverse side of the menu: a wedding mad lib for the bride and groom to take as a keepsake.

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The beautiful candy buffet, filled with white and blue confections by Two Sweets Bake Shop, sparkled with glass and crystal décor and flowers from Lee Forrest Design. Our candy buffet signage kept guests informed of the different delicious treats they could try. The mixed font styles went along with the playful yet sophisticated mood of the candy buffet and coordinated with the other reception papers.

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Speaking of treats, their cake had five flavors! We provided understated signs to identify the flavor choices for this Party Flavors cake.

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Congratulations and best wishes to the bride and groom! Thank you for letting Dogwood Blossom Stationery contribute to your lovely wedding.

Lauren and Jermaine’s vendors include:

Venue: The Royal Crest Room

Photography: Forever Xpressions

Planner: Save the Date Weddings & Events

Flowers: Lee Forrest Design

Chairs, chargers and crystal trees: A Chair Affair

Linens: Wildflower Linens

Cake: Party Flavors

Candy Buffet: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery