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 www.oliviasamuel.co.uk


Morning everyone! How is your day going? I’ve been making inspiration boards for you today – some gorgeous ideas in soft green shades. Flowers take centre stage at weddings… but sometimes foliage can be as beautiful a theme as a floral one… see what you think!

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 Image credits and supplier information from top left: Vintage butterfly wedding invitation by Olivia Samuel, flower crown bride via www.StyleMePretty (image by Wendy Laurel Photography, green earrings for bridesmaids Weddings by SS on Etsy, cork place card holders by Karas Vineyard Wedding on Etsy, table planner calligraphy cards by Calligraphy-for-Weddings.com

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 Suppliers from top left: Pearl bracelet by Bridal Designs, Vintage butterfly place setting by Olivia Samuel, bouquet by Rosa Rugosa (image credit Pixies in the Cellar), pearl earrings and necklace Bridal Designs, Mr & Mrs party picks by Vintage Twee, cupcakes by Cotton and Crumbs.

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 Bouquet by Joan Simms in Derbyshire, image credit HBA Photography, party drinks image credit Camilla Arnhold Photography, table flowers image credit Albert Palmer Photography, flowers by Boutique Florists


Have you bought your wedding invitations yet? I’m very proud to have some of the UK’s top wedding stationery brands as a part of my little team here on the English Wedding Blog and it means I can share new designs and latest collections with you, often even before they appear in the national wedding magazines! Let’s start with a little timeless romance… over to Lisa from Olivia Samuel to introduce a brand new invitation design. I hope you like it! Claire x

Timeless Romance Wedding Invitation

A fairytale wedding theme is probably the most romantic theme you can have, and let’s be honest, if you can’t be romantic on your wedding day, then when can you?  We wanted to create a stationery range that would be timeless, romantic and capture that notion of a fairytale, without being too sugary sweet.


Hello again lovely people, I hope your day is going well. ‘d like to welcome a new sponsor to the English Wedding Blog this afternoon – the fabulous Olivia Samuel. If you’re looking for quality wedding stationery with the option of indulging in a little DIY, then Olivia Samuel could be right up your street!

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Quality wedding stationery from Olivia Samuel

Olivia Samuel was founded in 2001 by Lisa and Matt Price, who have been pro­duc­ing time­less and ele­gant wed­ding sta­tionery from their work­shop in Southamp­ton ever since.

Quality wedding stationery made in the UK

Love Birds wedding invitation – at Olivia Samuel

All of Olivia Samuel’s quality wedding sta­tionery is also avail­able as a DIY option. This way cus­tomers who are bud­get con­scious or who sim­ply want to have some cre­ative input into their sta­tionery can do so. It’s a safe way to make your own wedding stationery with the reassurance that you won’t be compromising on quality.