Wow, we cannot stop the blog posts from rolling in - we really have been quite busy creating lovely invitations for the upcoming wedding season! And we are so excited about all the different formats, colours, fonts, styles and themes!
We created these boarding pass Save the Dates for Lehani and D.J.s wedding in Porterville. Cannot wait to share the rest of their stationery set with you, but you will have to watch this space!
Was in the mood for a Monday morning colour lover (especially after spotting this lovely images here)
We share yet another easy-to-do printable for our brides to be at The Pretty Blog. Every wedding needs table numbers and these stylish black and white numbers fit almost any theme.
Get the download in either Afrikaans or English, numbers 1-20 right here!
I met Jessica and Bonga in a coffee shop, spending quite some time on how they met, where the wedding will be held and how they are imagining this new year’s wedding and the Zulu reception 3 days later. We didn’t really have an idea of what we were going to do to at once represent them as a couple, tell their story and relate to their guests flying in from all over the world (and we mean ALL over!).
So we looked through some examples… it took just one look at Tara and Jaco’s wedding invitation, and they were in love! The bright colours set against the bare kraft paper makes for a deliciously eye-catching combo! We cut tabs on either side of the sleeve to reveal where guests should get information regarding the wedding day and where they can read more about Jessi and Bonga’a AMAZING love story. Oh and we even added a cute luggage tag for guests flying in.
We loved creating this card and we loved being part of telling your story!
Proteas, vintage pink and teal - YAY! We loved working on this invitation and the fact that we could add a few fun elements to the card to create an invitation fit for this informal feast to be held in Villiersdorp. Thank you Paula and Stefan for giving me so much creative freedom (oh and for letting me design in my most favourite colour palette!)
We LOVE our job. Yes I know that sounds icky and phoney… but it’s a simple fact: we absolutely. love. it. We get to pour hours of creative energy into making things pretty, playing with colours and fonts, elegant swirls and delightful patterns. But there is more. We get to meet the most amazing clients.
From the moment I met them, I knew that Ansone and Klaas was another couple who make me come alive with what I get to do every day. Daring and different… but simple, striking and true. We just loved creating this calligraphy invitation. It is at once elegant yet rustic, modern yet vintage… and the heart is just oh so romantic, isn’t it?
Seven Swans is excited to be part of a brand new wedding stationery portal, Invitation Gallery! Here you can browse through dozens of different styles, choose and customise your own wedding stationery without even leaving your home! A beautiful stationery set is now just a few clicks away!
We have designed a couple of lovely sets and more is still to come as we, together with Canvas Stationery Boutique, BlackCoco Designs, Mstudio, Creatus Design and Mister and Misses share the floor to make pretty stationery just another quick thing to tick off your to do list!
Some of our favourite designs yet are featured, so do go take a peep!
Today I realised that we never ever blogged about our very own Swan Wedding invitations! Jeepers!
Well, I adored the Letterpress Co’s loving touch with to die for letterpress work and handmade envelopes. To save a bit on expenses we printed the additional inserts with our local digital printers and prettied up the front of the envelopes with custom labels. Read more about the design process on our Real Life Bride feature with Cap Classique.
Kelly and Ryan had a clear idea of what they wanted for their email wedding invitation and sent me THE PRETTIEST examples of what they had in mind. Spoonfuls of soft pastels in huge helpings of bold and exciting fonts - oh we just loved working on this invitation with them.
Hope you love it too!
We. LOVE. Letterpress! So when Gitanjali Maharaj, Creative Director of The Letterpress Co send us a message for another letterpress job, we literally jump out of our seats. Especially when we get to play around with pretty fonts and elegant patterns in traditional colour palettes such as this one.
Nothing beats a good love story! And Eira and Ismail has a cute story of Varsity crush, growing up and discovering it’s true love. Now it’s finally time for their happily ever after and we had loads of fun creating this simple yet striking love booklet in a frenzy of bright colours.
Thanks to Eira and Ismail for allowing us to be part of their special day - we cannot wait to start with the rest of your stationery goodies!
It’s weekend! BUT, before you go… have you SEEN this wedding on Green Wedding Shoes!?!? Not? Well rush on over ‘cause it is SO gorgeous! Magical, personal, enchanting and all those beautiful things you want a wedding to be. Just amazing! Go! Go! Go!
…And it is a perfect little taste of the colourful treat I have in store for you next week! xx
We made colourful note cards for this week’s Do-Able DIY on The Pretty Blog, and while having so much fun with them we decided to just jump right in and create matching gift labels too! You can use them for just about anything - sneak them into your little one’s lunch box or hide a special note under your loved one’s pillow, punch a whole through it and with a piece of ribbon tie it to a bunch of flowers or gift to say thank you, happy birthday or I love you.
So easy, and you can print it right at home! Download the freebies here!