A wedding invitation for every theme and style, made in the UK by Olivia Samuel

Hello everyone! Have you bought, made or booked your wedding invitations yet? I have some inspiration here for you this morning which should help you pick the perfect invitation for any theme, courtesy of the lovely Matt and Lisa Price at Olivia Samuel.

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Olivia Samuel promises to provide high quality products at competitive prices and takes pride in every item produced. They want their customers to be as passionate about their wedding stationery products as they are – and with consistent quality, comfortable pricing and beautiful design throughout each collection, their dedication to their family business shines through.

I’d always urge couples to buy from independent businesses and to support British designers when buying wedding stationery – and with Olivia Samuel you really can’t go wrong. Here are ten of their pretty wedding invitations for 2014’s most popular wedding styles and themes. Buy online at

The timeless white wedding invitation – Verona

UK wedding invitations (2)Verona has a gorgeous gatefold wedding invitation as its centrepiece and is an Olivia Samuel favourite. Each item is produced from 350gsm Fresco Naturale board with a delicate clear foil embossed floral pattern and the design comes in a choice of 36 colourways

The English garden wedding invitation – Country Garden

UK wedding invitations (8)Country Garden is the perfect stationery collection for the quintessential English country garden wedding theme. The gorgeous vintage floral print has a delicate display of blooms which cover the backs of all items in the range and is bordered with a pale pink ribbon bow on the front.

The spring wedding invitation – Cherry Blossom

UK wedding invitations (10)Cherry Blossom has a contemporary pink cherry blossom print on contrasting black branches and a scattering of small pink butterflies. The design is printed on shimmer board to keep the look delicate which is further enhanced by the white organza ribbon. Cherry blossom is synonymous with the passing of the winter months making this a perfect choice for a spring or early summer wedding

The creative wedding invitation – Butterfly Blossom

UK wedding invitations (3)My personal favourite, the Butterfly Blossom design has the caption “Wedding Invitation” in gold foil on a gorgeous vintage floral print. The butterflies are adorned with 4 genuine Aurora Borealis Swarovski crystals which capture the light for a beautiful sparkle

The designer vintage wedding invitation – Love Birds

UK wedding invitations (4)Love Birds is a gorgeous fresh summer design of birdcages and floral patterns in soft pastel pinks and creams. The design is printed on our gorgeous heavy shimmer board and is finished with a sheer organza bow across most items in the range. The floral design is enhanced with genuine Swarovski crystals which add a touch of sparkle and compliment the pearlised board

The vintage lovers’ wedding invitation – Edith

UK wedding invitations (6)It is the gorgeous shabby chic floral pattern that makes Olivia Samuel’s Edith collection a vintage delight. The pattern is printed on a luxury 300gsm shimmer board and the ivory pearl bow matches the distressed mottled striped background. The silver foiling on the front of the cards are individually hot foil pressed by hand.

The destination wedding invitation – Overseas Wedding

UK wedding invitations (7)The Overseas wedding invitation is captioned “We’re off to get married” on a pearlescent cream board featuring a quirky sketch style design of palm trees and a hammock – I love it!

The stately home wedding invitation – Canterbury Damask

UK wedding invitations (11)Canterbury Damask is in Olivia Samuel’s budget collection of wedding stationery but there is no compromise on quality with any of the materials used. All items in the collection use luxury 300gsm shimmer board with a contemporary damask print. A genuine clear Swarovski Element ™ crystal adorns the front of all almost all items in the range.

The playful wedding invitation – Perfect Pair

UK wedding invitations (5)With a charming illustration of a couple with a big heart balloon, this invite could have been made with wedding blogs in mind! The wording on the front is perfect for couples whose children are ‘hosting’ the wedding.

The luxury wedding invitation – Classic Script

UK wedding invitations (9)Using a luxurious heavyweight pearlescent cream board with gold foil emboss the Classic Script collection has a large range of coordinating items from Save the Date cards to table stationery such as menus and place cards. The card used is a 290gsm pearlescent cream board and the text has been gold hot foil blocked with a gorgeous flourishing traditional script typepface.

So what’s your wedding invitation style? Vintage, timeless, elegant or quirky? Whatever your wedding theme, Olivia Samuel are one of the UK’s leading wedding stationery businesses and perfectly placed to create your perfect invites and on the day stationery.

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.



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