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There are so many foxy wedding companies starting up… after introducing you to the Cross-Eyed Fox the other day I discovered another little beauty in my inbox – Oysterfox!

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Luxury wedding invitations by Oysterfox

Founder and creative director of Oysterfox, Jen, introduces the new concept of ‘BeLuxe’. BeLuxe fuses bespoke service with luxury design. All aspects of the creative process are tailor-made. Everything from the weight of the hand-finished textured paper, to the shade of engraved foil on the envelope, can be chosen by the bride to create something truly BeLuxe.

Jennifer’s background from Art College, through a Fashion Journalism Degree, onto the beauty desks and fashion shoots of magazines including Vogue, Grazia and InStyle, means she has an eye for luxury fashion details, backed up with the technical skill to make any theme come to life when creating fabulous one of a kind stationery.

Find out more about Oysterfox at www.oysterfox.com or for more wedding invitation ideas click on wedding suppliers in the menu at the top of the English Wedding Blog.

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When I launched my wedding business I was a regular on the Hitched wedding forums and loved it – so with tons of respect for Hitched in my back pocket, I was delighted when my friend and sponsor Wendy Bell emailed to let me know she’d been shortlisted for a Hitched Breakthrough award.

Congratulations, Wendy!

This blog post is to congratulate Wendy on being shortlisted. She’s a wonderful lady, a talent and thoroughly deserves a win in her category! Wendy – huge congratulations from me!!! You are a star in the making. 🙂

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Photo credit WBD Designer Wedding Stationery www.wendybelldesigns.com

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The Hitched Breakthrough Awards

The Hitched Breakthrough Awards was created to celebrate new creative talent in the wedding industry.

I’ve openly criticised some of the bigger wedding industry award processes in the past – when Moss Bros and John Lewis take home all the prizes, where’s the creativity in our industry, where’s the passion?

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Hello, wedding fans and paper lovers… and that’s a very special hello because it’s you I’d like to treat this morning. I have been chatting to my lovely sponsor Wendy Bell recently and she emailed me some images of her most recent bespoke wedding invitation design to show you.

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Photo credit WBD Designer Wedding Stationery www.wendybelldesigns.com

Isn’t it gorgeous?!

Wendy told me, “This was an “all in one” invitation design, effectively a tri-fold which included the invitation, information and RSVP postcard (which guests have to cut along the dotted line and affix a stamp to the reverse). Some of the photos show matching address labels and coordinating personalised Royal Mail stamps.”

Elegant designer wedding invitations

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Photo credit WBD Designer Wedding Stationery www.wendybelldesigns.com

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Photo credit WBD Designer Wedding Stationery www.wendybelldesigns.com

Ever the curious wedding blogger, I asked Wendy about the design process. I wondered how she could step from a blank sketch pad or piece of card, to such an ornate and luxurious design. How much of the design comes from the bride and groom, and how much is Wendy’s own input as the Designer?