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Charm & Fig — save the date

allison & chuck's mid-century winter wedding invitations

Lauren Covington black tie copper foil formal green letterpress mid-century save the date Square square envelope wedding winter

allison & chuck's mid-century winter wedding invitations

As Allison and Chuck were planning a black tie December wedding, we took a cue from the reception venue that was nestled along Houston’s Buffalo Bayou. We anchored the suite around a deep forest green to reflect the bayou’s lush backdrop of oak and pine trees on the water. The glimmers of copper were reminiscent of the city's lights reflecting on the water and embracing a holiday color scheme. The couple has an affinity for mid-century design (Palm Springs honeymoon!), so we incorporated the coolness and elegance of that era with typography and clean lines throughout the suite. We introduced...

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alice + henri's pink and green palm springs wedding invitations

Lauren Covington banana leaf California Green invitation Letterpress lettra luxury wedding monogram Palm Palm Springs Pink save the date square envelope Wedding wedding paper

alice + henri's pink and green palm springs wedding invitations

Alice came to me loving my previous banana leaf print invitations, and we tweaked it with pops-of-pink for a full-on Palm Springs vibe. For the Save the Date, we did banana leaf border card that was die-cut with a cool mid-century shape and pink envelope liner. Simple, chic, and just a taste of what's to come for the invitation... The invitation itself was straightforward and luxurious, with a gold foil monogram and black letter-pressed text. The square shape made it dramatic and unique, and the banana leaf envelope liner brought some lush color to the suite. We brought in our...

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blush & blind letterpress save the dates featuring aspen's maroon bells

Lauren Covington aspen blind letterpress blush colorado letterpress lettra mint save the date wedding

blush & blind letterpress save the dates featuring aspen's maroon bells

Lately I've been attracted to small, understated pieces. This bride was looking for a light and airy Save the Date for her summer Aspen wedding, something chic and lovely. We quickly decided to create a blind letterpress impression of the Rocky Mountains' most famous peaks, and had the text letter-pressed with a barely there blush. I love how they look paired with this powder green envelope. For custom Save the Dates, contact Charm & Fig. 

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stephanie & sam's gold moose bar harbor, maine wedding invitations

Lauren Covington blue calligraphy custom save the date gold foil kraft maine moose nautical post card save the date vintage statmps wedding paper weddings

This bride was a dream client! An event planner, based in NYC, she had a good idea of what she wanted. Pretty, nautical-inspired invitations with a Maine moose sprinkled about. The moose is the magical beast of Maine's wildlife, and pretty close pronunciation of her new last name. How could we not? For the design, I embraced the geometrics of nautical flags throughout, steering clear of overdone anchors for a subtle nautical vibe. For the color palette, we started with crisp whites, and then sprinkled in sun-bleached ocean hues, kraft paper and touches of gold. Everything was bundled in kraft folder...

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stephanie & sam's bar harbor, maine gold foil save the date post cards

Lauren Covington custom save the date gold foil post card save the date wedding paper weddings

For Stef and Sam's Save the Date, we started with this adorable photo of the couple in Bar Harbor, Maine, where they would be tying the knot. Gold foil was a must for this bride, and a simple moose design was a fun nod to the groom's last name and to fauna of Maine. Stef is a super chic event planner in NYC and was an absolute dream to work with. I can't wait to share the rest of this wedding suite! For custom save the dates, contact Charm & Fig.

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