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Happy Thursday, beautiful! Hasn’t January flown by… we’ve been super busy here at English Wedding HQ with lots of enquiries about our new wedding invitations and calligraphy service! Before the month is out, I wanted to share a quick reminder of some of our favourites – these are absolutely perfect for boho weddings, rustic and relaxed celebrations with an elegant twist.

All of our invitations to date are on display in our Etsy shop, and I’d love for you to take a look and let me know which ones you love best! Meanwhile I’m working on a batch of brand new wedding stationery designs which we’re launching at Askham Hall in February. Exciting!!!

Every wedding invitation suite has matching  save the date cards, rsvp, menus, place name cards, table plan, and wedding welcome sign. The new collection for Askham Hall will appear on our virtual shelves very soon! Follow me on Instagram to see when they’re live 🙂

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I do LOVE a bright and breezy stationery set – subtle tones and delicate shades mixed with modern lines and a summer vibe…

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This morning I have some beautiful wedding stationery ideas to share with you. Whether your heart is set on rose quartz & serenity, or something a little more vibrant and funky to set the scene for your big day, LyndaLoves has the answer!

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Established in early 2012, Lynda Loves is a bespoke stationery company specialising in wedding stationery, invitations and occasion cards. Lynda’s background in graphic design, her expertise in print, layout and typography, and her passion for the creative process has led to the success of this wonderful little independent wedding invitation brand.

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Inspired by clean, minimal design, beautiful typography, letterforms and calligraphy coupled with a passion for colour and pattern, Lynda gains inspiration from her interest in lifestyle & interiors and likes to keep a keen eye on trends to influence her work.

modern wedding stationery by Lynda Loves UK (19)

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Did you see our 15 wonderfully unique and affordable wedding invitations feature last month? I love writing posts like these: I love being able to share independent designers’ collections with you and I see myself as a bit of a matchmaker.

Aimee Willow Designs unique illustrated wedding stationery (7)

I totally fell in love with Aimee Willow Designs‘ Instagram themed wedding invitation and I was thrilled when Aimee said I could show you more of her work. She’s a true talent: an illustrator and graphic designer by trade, Aimee started to specialise in wedding stationery while planning her own wedding. Her style ranges from inky floral bohemian to unique passport and polaroid quirkiness. I love how she combines modern handwriting fonts with quirky floral graphics to create bright and breezy invitation styles. Her country garden invitation is so sweet and perfect… I think this is my favourite but it’s soooo hard to choose from so much pretty!

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In her lovely studio based in Essex Aimee loves creating a variety of wedding suite styles to fit in with any vision, whether it be pre-made or totally bespoke. She studied Graphic Design and fine art at Cambridge while starting her design business.

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Stationery. Isn’t it beautiful? It’s only one word, but I do love it so.

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Images by Melissa Beattie Photography | Styled by Louise | Calligraphy – Me

Venue – Healey Barn | Floral – Forage and Blossom | Gowns – Luella’s Boudoir | Bridal Accessories – Megan Therese Couture | Calligraphy | Silk Ribbons and Table Runner – Kate Cullen Styling | Makeup – Dani MUA | Hair – Steph O’Neill | Bakery – Master Cakesmith | Model – Emily Barnes from Tyne Tees Models (See the full shoot on Elizabeth Anne Designs blog)

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I always smile when a message from Nathan lands in my inbox… he’s a super talented graphic designer, and a wedding industry friend whose advice I really value. He also makes wonderfully chic, stylish bespoke wedding stationery which I’m thrilled to be showing you today.

Bespoke and art deco wedding invitations by Artemis Stationery (4)

Artemis Stationery is the latest designer to join my list of recommended suppliers on the English Wedding Blog.

Nathan’s unique wedding invitation designs are printed to a fine art reproduction standard and handcrafted to ensure stunning results.

I love the way every single one of Nathan’s wedding stationery collections is designed with meticulous attention to detail and eye-catching style. You’re guaranteed to turn heads with any one of the collections from Artemis Stationery – so if you’re looking for sophisticated stationery which is a little different, you’ve found your dream designer for the job!

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Bespoke and art deco wedding invitations by Artemis Stationery (5)

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Supplying brides and grooms all over the UK, Artemis Stationery makes artistic bespoke and art deco wedding invitations that will make an inspired impact, while imparting your message and the look of your wedding in head-turning style.

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As with last week’s Custard Factory wedding, there are some names you just can’t ignore! Crimson Moonshine lands squarely in that category, and when I heard from lovely Amberin and Chloe I earmarked a spot for them on the English Wedding Blog straight away!
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Wedding stationery by Crimson Moonshine UK (1) Crimson Moonshine have created their own very unique, fresh look in wedding stationery. Their suites are creatively named: from my favourite ‘Kate & Andy’ through the quintessentially English ‘William & Mary’ to the chic stripes of ‘Johnny & June’ – I think they’re fab!

Images – above & below: ‘Kate & Andy’

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Crimson Moonshine is a new beautiful wedding stationery company creating designs that are unique and personal to their client’s needs. Take a look at their range and you will find designs to suit any kind of wedding and personalities. If you can’t find something that quite suits your special day they can create a completely bespoke design just for your wedding day. Just bring them an idea of what you like, whether that be a colour or a photo or even a word and they’ll take it from there with your own ideas and input to create something completely unique and meaningful for you.

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Today’s blog feature is basically a snapshot of me tumbling head over heels in love with the beautiful wedding stationery I’ve discovered at Oyster & Pearl Design. Join me?

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Designer Casey told me, “Oyster and Pearl is essentially me working from my studio in the heart of the Devon countryside. My passion is creating beautiful stationery, this is the reason I decided to start Oyster & Pearl Design. The opportunity to do something I absolutely love, every single day!

Casey’s designs are understated and simple. She knows how to work fonts into a truly elegant space for invitations, orders of service and every last little bit of your wedding stationery. The presentation on Oyster & Pearl’s website is just delicious… the colours are contemporary, the graphics a delight. Love. And what a story behind the shop! (Read my post about crafting an ‘about’ story to sell your wedding business)

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Hey everyone! Happy Monday! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. It’s inspiration time on the blog this morning and I’m excited to tell you all about these gorgeous wedding invitations by Norma & Dorothy.

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Norma & Dorothy is a UK based independent wedding invitation shop. Created by designer Grace, it’s a place of pretty prints and playful lettering, a little world where you’ll find some of the loveliest wedding invitations you’re likely to see. Norma & Dorothy is an online shop only, run from a busy little craft studio in central Manchester.

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I discovered Norma & Dorothy on Etsy.com, and I’m delighted to see they’ve just launched on Not On The High Street as well – so I predict an incredibly busy year ahead for this charming little wedding craft business.

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I’ve only shown a handful of Norma & Dorothy’s beautiful invitations here, and that’s because I’d love for you to go to NormaDorothy.com and discover your own favourites.

www.normadorothy.com

www.facebook.com/NormaDorothy
www.etsy.com/uk/shop/normadorothy
www.notonthehighstreet.com/normaanddorothy

Suitcase for wedding cards - Our Labor of Love via Style Me Pretty blog
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Damn it! Bloggers have rules: every Monday you do this, every Wednesday you do that… and the good bloggers play by the rules and get a buzz going every week. Guess who’s a bad wedding blogger? Haha.

So, after a break of – um – a couple of weeks? I bring you another fabulously papery lettery blog post with wedding stationery, calligraphy, graphic design and type. I hope it inspires you – I hope you enjoy today’s papery goodness.

Suitcase for wedding cards - Our Labor of Love via Style Me Pretty blog

Photo credit: Our Labor of Love Source: Style Me Pretty

I found this gorgeous wedding on Style Me Pretty – lots of lettery details and this picture of the old velvet-lined suitcase with pegged cards saying C-A-R-D-S for you to pop cards inside… well it makes me giggle, it’s so cute! Photo by www.ourlaboroflovebyheidi.com

Vintage wedding invitations

Are you looking for vintage wedding invitations? Read my list of the best 20 vintage wedding invitations on the web!

Paper Bag Wedding Inspiration from Before the Big Day UK wedding blog

Gorgeous paper bags and calligraphy from Before the Big Day wedding blog

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Part two of the new weekly* feature every Wednesday on the English Wedding Blog: Wednesday Writes.

This week on Wednesday Writes:

*I missed it last week because I’m naughty. I was so busy writing calligraphy I couldn’t write a blog post so I have to apologise for that one. Oops.