4.19.2011

Alternatives to the Royal Wedding Invitation


photo via luxuo.com

So...most of us in the stationery world were not exactly excited once we caught a glimpse of the royal wedding invitation. While we certainly can appreciate the story behind the choice of typeface, we just don't love the wording, layout and overall feel of the piece. An invite that says, "...commanded" - really?! We are sure there is protocol and history guiding the design of the royal mailing. But, to get us beyond the stodgy and almost cold impression from this invitation, here are some alternative ideas presented by some of our favorite stationers from near and far.

Now, isn't that more like it?!

The Countdown is On!


It's "Royal Wedding Week" - the countdown to Friday and the BIG wedding is officially on. Today we are sharing some of our classic, traditional and certainly more formal invitation options. Here's a peek...





Are they your cup of tea?