Sunday, October 17, 2010

Finally!! The Johanna

I can't believe how long I let this go before taking pictures and getting them posted here. Remember my latest featured custom design, The Johanna? I gave you a glimpse of it here when I showed you the mock-ups.

For your reference, here is what the mock-up of the outside of the invitation looked like with the custom painting by the bride's father:

And here is the final result!

The 5x7 gatefold invitation featured a natural lotka paper band to hold the extra pieces in place on the inside...

...and here is how that turned out:

I loved using the different typesets for this invitation. It elevated the design but still kept it whimsical and fun:

Working on the Johanna was a wonderful experience for me. It was my first experience working with Envelopments cardstocks (sourced through a local dealer) and I was very impressed with the quality and the range of colors and stocks.

I also had the pleasure of working with a fairly flexible budget which was really so liberating!

But most importantly, I worked with a couple who knew what they wanted and who were willing to take some risks to get there. It was a joy to work with Johanna and Kyle and I wish them all the best in their new life together.

1 comment:

Beth said...

the idea of using original artwork for invitations is wonderful -- turns an invitation into a extra special keepsake!