Wedding Wednesday (Our Invites!!!)

I don't think I've been this excited to share my Wedding Wednesday post, because today I am sharing one of my biggest pet projects of our wedding, the invitations!  I decided very early on that I wanted to do my invitations on my own.  I use illustrator everyday for work, but I definitely don't have the skills of a graphic designer, so I asked my good friend and graphic designer, Todd Sugiyama to help out.  I had all kinds of inspiration, just wasn't sure how to cram in graphic illustrations, an accordion design, mixed fonts and a map all into one piece of paper.  We started with the Mr. Boddington invitation I was most inspired by and went from there.  Together, we designed the whimsical, colorful and, I hope, memorable invites.  I took over from there and finished the look with wrap-around address labels, striped envelope liners and bakers twine to finish it off.

My inspiration board.


Here is the finished product!  I could not be happier with the end product.


Stay tuned for the tutorial!