Parcel Post for Brooklyn Bride [no. 09]

pp_headerpost No. 3 Beachy Mod

• in this lineup, bold graphics and bright colors of citrus, sunshine and ocean •

If you are having a wedding on the beach, a new direction would be to go modern with it! We have all seen the shells, seahorses and palm tress, but why not mix it up with some sunsets, seagulls, and ocean waves? I am really excited about the first picture below. We are working with a bride right now at Urbanic who is doing a Venice Beach themed wedding. The picture is the back of her RSVP postcard. One of our amazing designers Emily, put together a collage of actual photos taken in Venice to capture the look and feel of the location. She nailed it! You can brighten up any venue with garlands, place mats and favors. Instead of candy you could give guests something they can keep or use during their stay, like a beach journal. Below are two of my favorite invitations currently in the shop. As you can see, you can really go stylish and modern but still capture the essence of a coastal destination.

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venice beach collage RSVP card by Emily at Urbanic • “just married” banner and seagull journal by Earmark • placemat by Lotta JansdotterMelanie and Sky’s invitations by Alee and Press • waves stiched invitation by Tiny Pine Press • sunshine card by Red Bird Ink

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Save the Date: Michelle + Mark

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I thought I would send ours over for you to see and maybe add to the Save the Date features.  Although, I have to say I’m a little nervous sending you pictures, since I know that you look at amazing wedding inspiration every day.  They are DIY with lots love.  Our amazing friends and family helped us form an assembly line one weekend at my house to put together all the pieces.  I used my favorite Cricut and Cuttlebug craft machines for cutting the numbers and embossing.  The paper products including the mini envelopes are from Paper Source.  They were hard work, but we’ve been getting lots of fun feedback from our guests and I’m hoping that it gets them excited for the wedding that is to come.  Now I just have to figure out what to do for our invitations!

[images from Michelle]

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Save the Date: Sara + Dustin

I’m here to share my save the date… hopefully someone can find this inspirational.

John Vogl is the mastermind behind theBungaloo and normally creates fantastic band posters, but we asked him to make a poster for our upcoming wedding. We couldnt be happier with the way it turned out!

His work is here www.thebungaloo.com and I have attached the poster. Love it!

[image by John Vogl]

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Save the Date: Bridjit + Matt

Matt and I currently live in different states. He stayed down in Savannah, GA to open a digitial signage company while I moved back to CT to do design & innovations for a marketing agency. When designing our save the dates, we really wanted them to be unique and speak to our situation: madly in love, separated by distance, jumping all the hurdles and knocking down all the obstacles until we reach our goal of our wedding date! Hence, the maze. Matt in one corner surrounded by all things southern, me in the other with all the NYC/CT cues. I scattered things about us throughout the maze like the airplanes we spend so much time on going back and forth visiting each other, our favorite pattern (houndstooth) and even our pet blue lobster, Buster.

[image from Bridjit]

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Save the Date: Rebecca + Anthony

Hi there!  I just saw your post requesting STDs for another save the date week and wanted to send in the one my fiance and I designed for ours.  I came up with the design, and my fiance Anthony hand drew everything including the text, then used Illustrator to tweak and color.

[image from Rebecca]

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