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Friday February 10th, 2012

Friday November 4th, 2011

Wednesday September 28th, 2011

graphic design + illustration, weddings by 10

blues rock wedding invites

I love seeing how gig posters and that style of artwork have trickled down into everything from packaging to personalized wedding invites. Erin Jang created these invitations for a blues-rock-loving couple that got married in the South this summer. The couple and their family traveled from Toronto to Clarksdale, Mississippi, so they wanted the invitations…

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Friday August 12th, 2011

Wednesday June 22nd, 2011

entertaining, weddings by 20

portland courthouse ceremony

They say rain is a sign of good luck on your wedding day, so this couple picked the perfect place to make sure that happened. Joe and Naomi recently got married in Portland, Oregon, and decided to hit up their favorite spots around town on the big day. After their ceremony at the courthouse, they…

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Friday June 10th, 2011

Thursday April 21st, 2011

paper, weddings by 35

paper record player

When I saw this wedding invitation project from designer Kelli Anderson, the first thing I thought was, “Awesomesauce.” Despite weaning myself off of TV and celebrity gossip (which I’ve done pretty well, if I do say so myself), I can’t shake some of my favorite character-driven dialogue that’s always in my head. Top of the…

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Friday February 18th, 2011

weddings, weekly wrap up by 68

weekly wrap up + california wedding

This has been a week of such happiness, good news and exciting new things that I couldn’t resist ending with another happy day: the wedding of two designers in California. Danni and Nick met at The Art Institute; he was studying game design, and she was focusing on graphic design. After meeting at a friend’s…

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Friday January 28th, 2011

weddings, weekly wrap up by 37

weekly wrap up + wedding calligraphy

Whew! NYC survived another snowstorm, so I think it’s time to kick back and settle into a snowy weekend. AC and I are pounding the pavement tomorrow looking for new apartments (fingers crossed!), so I’ve been busy selling things and gathering ideas for a fresh start in a new space. I can’t wait to start…

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Thursday December 23rd, 2010

Friday November 5th, 2010

Friday October 22nd, 2010

weddings by 43

stop-motion wedding video

I love a good short video, especially when there’s a happy ending. This wedding video is a fun, festive and unique way to document a special day and I love the playfulness of it. Bonnie and Rhys were married at Margaret River in Western Australia and worked with photographers Sophia Bayly and Simon Moore to…

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Friday October 15th, 2010

Tuesday October 5th, 2010

paper, weddings by 24

handkerchief wedding invites

When AC and I got married last year, one of my favorite things about the big day was seeing our handkerchief invitations worn by guests as pocket squares. When I saw these beautiful handkerchief invites for the wedding of Youngna and Jacob, I was hooked. As much as I love paper, there’s something about using…

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Friday September 17th, 2010

Friday September 10th, 2010

Friday August 27th, 2010

weddings by 70

angie and tyson’s diy wedding

i love being able to follow readers and artists throughout various points in their careers and life. so when i heard from angie, who did the amazing nelson-inspired diy jewelry chest 2 years back, i was excited to see what was new with her. not only has angie been busy designing her own clothing line…

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Monday August 2nd, 2010

paper, weddings by 18

pretty patti invites + david lebovitz winners

i love, love, love finding inspiration in wedding and engagement collateral. invites, envelopes, rsvp cards, monograms- all of that is such a wonderful study in creating a customized collection and always inspires me when i think about designing business cards, website layouts, and even the d*s book (i used a lot of wedding imagery as…

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Tuesday July 27th, 2010

paper, weddings by 7

paper flourishes

last week’s past & present was such a treat for me because i’ve been obsessing over flourish artwork lately. so i was happy to hear from ann martin at all things paper about this beautiful marriage certificate (with calligraphy and pen flourishes by carole foster) to which she added paper filigree. i love the idea…

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Wednesday July 7th, 2010