The thing about ideas that I love most, is when seemingly unrelated things come together to inspire something new. This pattern for Embossed Porcelain invitations actually began with engraved crystal goblets from my personal collection. As we were working on the motif and laying out the colors, I thought, wouldn’t it be cool if it had that raised look of Wedgwood china…especially with the ivory on blue color combo. But then it also kind of reminds me of fondant icing on a wedding cake, and wallpaper, and lace…well, you get the picture!
These gowns all share this same attention to detail and patterns that reflect this inspiration. It’s all about texture, delicate beading or intricate embroideries. The subtle contrast between lace and skin, beautiful backs, and elaborate sleeves. So many ways to say “I love you!”
I always say, the venue and the gown are the two things that really set the tone for the wedding. From there, the style, mood, and all of the details fall into place. If you choose a gown with delicate detailing, why not make that the story for your décor, your invitations, your cake? Layers of delicious embroidery and lace topped with a touch of spun sugar. Confections for the bride make a delicious indulgence…bon appetite!
See more of Embossed Porcelain and the entire invitation collection at weddingpaperdivas.com
Featured Claire Pettibone gowns: Chantilly, Julia and Sonata. View the entire collection at clairepettibone.com
Chantilly images: Apryl Ann Photography
All other gown images: Elizabeth Messina
Cake: Melissa Gidney Photography // Anna Elizabeth Cakes
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I am thrilled to share a project very dear to my heart…wedding invitations designed exclusively for Wedding Paper Divas! When I create a collection, I envision the entire wedding…the venue, the flowers, the dress…it all comes together to tell a story, and the wedding invitation is the first hint of things to come.
One of nature’s most unique gifts, the butterfly captures the imagination with her kaleidoscope of colors and the symbolism of re-birth and finding true beauty within.
Butterflies naturally come to mind when thinking of a garden wedding. I would love to see this lush suite paired with some of my most romantic gowns.
See more of Fluttering Forever and the entire invitation collection at weddingpaperdivas.com
Featured Claire Pettibone gowns: Papillon and Minuet. View the entire collection at clairepettibone.com
All gown images by Elizabeth Messina
Bouquet: K. Burnham Floral Design
Cake Image by : Amy Carroll Photography