As an invitation designer, it is a perfect day when you get a client that is hip & artistic, having an amazing destination wedding in Santa Fe while also having flawless taste. So, this post is dedicated to one of the most creative and fun projects I’ve worked on. The photography was done by Phoenix’s Chadwick Fowler, who did such a wonderful job truly capturing the feeling of the day.
We started working together on her save-the-dates and invitation pieces. She knew she wanted a design that was inspired by traditional mexican tile that was still modern at the same time. Keara had pulled images of invitations she liked that were used as the starting point for the designs. In the invitation suite we included a hotel information card, RSVP card with turquoise envelope and a local flavor card that highlighted the couples favorite restaurants, shopping and sightseeing adventures!
Other special touches included a “Here Comes the Bride” banner held by one of the ring bearers, matching turquoise programs and red and white striped ribbon wands that were passed out by the flower girls, and a custom made heart outline on wood panel for the couple to paint during the wedding ceremony. After returning from their honeymoon, the couple gave the painting to me to embellish and touch up so that they can hang it above their bed.
At the reception, there were, of course, handmade details everywhere. From table numbers, to escort cards that hung on a custom made chicken wire frame, to Mexican wedding cookie favors tied with turquoise ribbon, everything created a cohesive design that made this wedding truly special.