wedding bells + cute invites

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even though our big day has come and gone, i still get a kick out of beautiful wedding design. so i was thrilled to hear from emily henrickson and her groom keith cotton about the cute details at their march 2009 wedding- namely their stationery.

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designed by mok duk, their invites had such a fun, playful feel- a mood that was carried out in other details (like the various mustache photos).

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speaking of fun wedding invites, this fun wheel invite from lauren venell’s wedding, via do it yourself. i love the wooden details.

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and last but not least, check out this doozy of an invite below, designed by matt dorfman for his 2008 wedding. it’s long, but i love all the typefaces and getting to hear the full story of how they met, along with the actual invite. [via i do it yourself]

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  1. Utopia says:

    Ahhh!
    L’Amore! L’Amore!
    I’m crying all over this computer
    (borrowed) and my pink eyed pit
    bull Lavender!

    Such a tender sweet story and invite. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Maaret says:

    Beautiful illustrations and colors in the mok duk invitation on the top.
    I will check out their website right now!

  3. Johanna says:

    I think all of us in long distance relationships now have happy, relieved smiles on our faces and a renewed sense of hope that it will all be worthwhile…!

  4. Kat says:

    owwwwww this is so lovely!

  5. Allyn says:

    That is a fantastic invite & story! I LOVE it!!! Perfect.

  6. nini says:

    such an romantic invitation. it makes me want to have a wedding and i really dread weddings. and the story, wow…makes me feel better about my long distance relationship.

  7. trisho says:

    Cyd’s is the best! and everything emily does is so charming. happy new life

  8. Shayna says:

    such a wonderful invitation!

  9. LOVE the invite! My husband wrote a clever love snippet that we placed at each of our guests’ place settings at our reception.

  10. Angie says:

    What a great article! I love the first print showcased – the colours are amazing! :)

  11. Lena says:

    AWESOME! I love it! I love it! I love it!
    The presentation is great, but the content is what makes the presentation so great!

  12. InspireMe says:

    They typography on the invite is amazing – love it! (and the story of course) :-)

  13. alex sunday says:

    i love matt and jill’s invitation!! almost made me cry because it’s so funny and sweet and honest. :)

  14. I LOVE the last invite – too cute!

  15. Blake says:

    Absolutely incredible, the invites, the cake, the picture, all of it. This is so fairy tale like. The picture of the two says a million words. Loving, playful, the child in the back ground, it’s original, modern, old all in one. Great.

  16. susan says:

    hands down the cutest invite ever. love it.

  17. becky z-dub says:

    don’t even know them, but i got teary reading the jill and matt invite. love it!

  18. Jason says:

    Lovely.
    Dinner and dancing and eternity to follow made me wanna weeeeeeep. So nice.

  19. Janelle says:

    Adorable. I’m a) planning a wedding and b) did long distance for five years. I’m tempted to steal the idea. So cute!

  20. Jill and Matt have the cutest wedding invitations, I read the whole thing. Congratulations happy couples!

  21. wow! it’s owsome!

    v(^_^)

  22. cute invites says:

    oh … .. my cute designs like the whiskers of the bride, very creative and funny, I think unique wedding invitations … extraordinary …

  23. I love these ideas! Weddings should be super playful and happy instead of so formal and boring

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