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10 stationery themes for your wedding

17 Jun 2016

Find a theme that captures your character as a couple with 10 stationery designs to offer inspiration

Offering the first insight into your wedding day theme, your chosen stationery design offers guests an idea of what to expect. Make sure your stationery stands out for all the right reasons with a little inspiration from 10 wedding stationers and their most popular pieces of work.

1. Wagtail Designs - Oversized Calligraphy

Bespoke wedding stationers Wagtail Designs have seen a huge rise in the popularity of their freestyle font designs. Oversized calligraphy offers a clean and simple design with great effect and is equally impactful as an image; working well across the various options from Save the Date, invitations, RSVPs, menu cards and thank you cards.



2. Harty Cards - Woodland Wonder

Celebrating the untouched tranquility of nature and its effortless beauty, this theme hints at a whimsical celebration in the outdoors. Add some holly and it’s festive, or a pumpkin and it’s autumnal; it’s whatever you want it to be, with nature at the heart.



3. Blush & Gold - Tuscan Sun

A delicate watercolour wreath of green leaves elegantly frames each of the wedding stationery items in this gorgeous botanical collection. Lush green foliage is still a very popular wedding theme for rustic, yet sophisticated weddings and this invitation suite is perfect for setting the natural theme.



4. Quints of Jersey - Traditional Luxury

Traditional luxury wedding stationery is having a comeback. Detailing such as wax seals, gold foiling and classic fonts are taking over the crafty shabby chic look. Personalisation is also a big trend, running through all design styles - for example, bespoke patterned envelope liners, hand drawn monograms and maps, as elements that we’re seeing more and more of. 



5. Paper Arrow Press - Vivid Colours

Nothing makes a celebration like a pop of orange, turquoise or pink! And it was colour that inspired this striking new collection, 'Vivid' by Paper Arrow. The colours within the range are completely customisable, so you can choose a shade to perfectly match your day.



6. Dearly Beloved - Bike Lovers

This stationery by Dearly Beloved was made for a couple of bike lovers. Featuring a tandem bicycle illustration, colourful floral blooms and a fun polkadot patten on the reverse of each item, this stationery offers a sense of fun and freedom.



7. Tree of Hearts - Pastel Palette

High quality soft cotton card is paired with a pastel colour palette for stationery that serves to set the theme. The bunting and beach huts Save the Date card is perfect for a beach wedding, while couples opting for a destination ceremony will delight in this heart travel invitation design.



8. Donut Press - Clarissa

Adding a touch of nostalgia and nineties inspiration, the Clarissa collection by Donut Press was made for the next generation of couples looking to tie the knot. Colours, shapes and fonts inspired by the cult TV show, Clarissa Explains it All, deliver a retro design.



9. Create Four - Ruby Lou

The Ruby Lou Collection by Create Four was designed especially for a young couple looking for something that would reflect the theme of their special day. The black and red ink work well on brown Kraft card, keeping it simple with a rustic feel and finishing off the set with jute string for a natural, organic look.



10. Claire Spake Illustration - The Story of Us

Based around a couple's own love story, this stationery reflects their lives together. Starting the design at the bottom corner with an illustration that signifies how they first met, the eye follows the story around the invite tracking the foliage and flowers to meet painted details of importance which match the wedding theme and colours.



Find more stationery inspiration on Bride magazine's Pinterest board.

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