Posts Tagged "Painted"

Dogue de Bordeaux Save the Dates

Posted on Jun 11, 2012 in Featured, New Designs, Save the dates | 0 comments

The Dogue de Bordeaux save the dates came about from a lovely couple – Rob and Lauren who have the most amazing dog, Arnie.  If you saw him in real life you would understand why he has this name, he is a beast! Anyway, they both absolutely adore their dog, but obviously he has not got an invite to the wedding so they wanted to try involve him somehow and the wedding stationery was a great place to start. Lauren and I juggled with a few ideas then it was left with me to come up with a cutesy sketch of Arnie, adding a top hat and bow tie to get him ready for the...

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Wedding cake invites

Posted on Apr 20, 2012 in Featured, Wedding Invitations | 0 comments

I wanted to create some handpainted invites themed around one of the most important parts of the big day, the wedding cake! I used a textured card for the actual invite and then painted a cute wedding cake in tones of pink and red using gouache, then layered against the invite with a slight elevation to make it stand out. I finished off the cake using a sample of one of my previous invites as the cake topper – the cutesy couple!                 I hope you like the design...

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Cutsey couple design

Posted on Apr 20, 2012 in Featured, Wedding Invitations | 0 comments

The bride-to-be wasn’t too sure on a theme or what she wanted her invite to be like – so I was given free reign to go wild with my creativity and come up with a couple of different ideas based around what I thought she may like. I messed around with a few ideas but this was the one that stood out most.  I just created a simple sketch of a married couple and delicately painted using gouache paint.  I wanted the design to be really simple and for all the focus to be on this painting. I kept the font and the colouring nice and basic by using a pearlescent white...

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Champagne Invites

Posted on Jan 2, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Champagne design, I wanted to keep very simple.                 I used gouache paint to delicately colour in the Champagne flutes,  using a thin black pen to highlight the outline.  To finish off the design I used a quirky font and used tiny diamantes to represent the bubbles from the Champagne. A simple elegant...

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