Archive for September 2011
When bride, Clair, and I first started conceptualizing her wedding invitation we decided to use the flower that inspired the fleur de lis: the iris. After trying to work the fleur de lis into the design, we ended up scratching the iris all together to go with it’s stylized counterpart. I love the Fleur-de-lis! I also love what we’ve finally come up with here! We are printing the swirly fleur-de-lis behind the text in a soft pool blue on a 6.5×6.5 card. I can’t wait to print this one!
We have some really great plans for Sixpence this Fall & Winter. We’ll be putting the final touches on our website, packaging materials and sample kits. And perhaps the most exciting news in our near future is the launch of our ready to order Classics Collection! The collection will be elegant classically designed invitations in a traditional size. And the line will be ready to order with a turn around time of 2 weeks after proofing and, the best part, phenomenally priced! We’re hoping to be able to offer a complete 2-color 4 piece set at right around $6 a set! Yes, you read that right! The collection will be semi-custom – we’ll offer a select palette and a classic selection of fonts. Our goal is to offer simple, clean and stylish designs that lean on the traditional wedding invitation. Below is a peak at one such design. Also, keep an eye out! We’re planning on offering a First Print special for each design so that we can build a nice stock of samples before we officially launch! More to come!
If it’s not already obvious, I love all things Southern! So my excitement was no surprise when bride, Megan, came to me wanting to incorporate this classic Southern flower into her wedding stationery. I’m loving what we’ve come up with so far!
Charleston is known for it’s classic wrought iron throughout the city. I’m often incorporating these ornate patterns into my designs. We just finished up reworking one of our classics into a postcard style Save the Date for bride, Ainsley.