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Purple Ombre Wedding Invitation

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Ombre had been such a hot trend in fashion, hair, design, etc., that I was dying to apply the concept to stationery but was waiting for the right project to come along. When Jessica reach out to me for her wedding and stressed how much she loves all shades of purple, I knew that she would die over the concept. Jessica & Scott are a young, fun couple that met in college and were having a destination wedding in Santa Barbara, CA. The wedding suite progresses from dark purple to light purple, and everything from the calligraphy to the postage is purple.

The design revolves around the pairing of three very different typefaces to show the couple’s playful and eclectic style. The primary type is Gulyesa and Love Potion & Museo Slab were used to compliment the primary type. Every piece was letter pressed with a fairly deep impression on a bright white French cotton paper. I wanted to make sure the pressing and ombre was done properly, so I rented a Vandercook machine and pressed every piece myself. Jessica wanted to do some of the work herself and be part of the experience. I created a stencil for her to use to cut all of the envelope liners and Jessica secured all of the pieces together with string and buttons.


Category Wedding Inks
Paper Other Production
Paper Weight Printer Self-Printed
Paper Color Artist/Agency Cristina Pandol


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