Stationery must do’s, before you say I do!
Your wedding invitations are your first introduction to the main event, so making them memorable is key. It’s all about how invitations and stationery appear aesthetically while offering a glimpse of your big day. However, the spotlight isn’t just on wedding invitations; table plans, menus and place cards all share the light too!
We hand-picked our favourite Irish designers who produce beautiful stationery which can serve as inspiration for any wedding. Let’s have a look at this magic on paper from a few of our favourite Irish designers!
Couture Wedding Cards
Based in Ireland, in the beautiful coastal town of Cobh in West Cork, Couture Wedding Cards is run by Avril O’Sullivan who started the business in 2015. Now specialising in sophisticated, luxurious, and timeless wedding stationery, Avril is one of the best in the business. Couture Wedding Cards are an expert in everything bespoke ranging from invitations, save the dates, ceremony booklets, name cards, to even motivational wall prints. Avril will ensure you will have unique Irish-made dreamy invitations made from the best quality products.
For more information visit: www.coutureweddingcards.ie
Specialising in hand-made wedding invitations, Natalie Byrne creates beautiful pieces from a tiny studio by the sea in Wexford. They provide something a bit different in the wedding invitation market. Natalie’s graphic design background and over 10 years of experience in the business allows them to use only lovely paper and immaculate print quality. By ‘a bit different,’ they imply that they design one-of-a-kind, outstanding invites, where invitations are truly a work of art.
For more information visit: www.emeraldheart.ie/wedding-invitations
When choosing your stationery, you can be as creative and playful as you like which is the fun part of it all! You can use anything you love from the Beatles, travelling, football teams, cocktail names, famous people, cities, films, books and any era of music that you might adore. These can look amazing and fun as table placements or as part of your overall stationery. Maybe you adore your dogs and want to include them on your invite, with a bespoke creation, you can include them to look super cute and create little cartoons of you all which is so sweet and memorable. Here are just some of our ideas for table names and stationery.
We all love receiving aesthetically pleasing invites or personalised name cards at the table, there’s something so formal and personal about it. Being unique and playful with stationery adds personality and personal touch to the venue.
This couple’s seating table plan was based around the countries where their guest came from. Seating them at tables designated with the place they come from such as “Toronto”. This is a wonderful way for guests to feel appreciated while finding their seats. While adding a touch of their personal background.
A little stationery table with a guest board replacing a usual guest book is also a fun way for guests to get involved.
It’s really nice to use your wedding colours as part of your design for your wedding invitations. We love this black and white finish that pairs perfectly with the theme of the wedding.
These pink and blue tones are so so beautiful and the couple have actually created menus that are transparent which gives such an unusual and different look to the whole stationery of the wedding and we just love it!
Thank you cards
Thank you cards are a nice gesture showing gratitude to guests for attending the wedding. It’s a simple task to do, while guests appreciate the simple gesture. Handmade thank you cards can be time consuming but also a nice personal touch.