Real Weddings: Jenny & Andy

I’ve known Jenny since the second grade, we played soccer together, lived through some questionable haircuts (ok, that’s more about me than Jenny) and remained good friends through middle school, high school, college and beyond! As you can imagine, I was so honored when she and her fiancé Andy asked me to do their wedding invitations, especially since Andy is a kickass designer himself!

We met on a very rainy day in March in DC to discuss their ideas for the invitations. Andy being the designer was focused on typeface selection, paper type and pantone colors, whereas Jenny tackled the high level decisions. What a great team, right?  Their September wedding was going to be at a stunning vineyard in Virginia’s wine country, so they wanted to incorporate a subtle vineyard feel into the invitations without knocking guests over the head with a wine theme.  Ultimately, we decided to go with a blind impression of a vine pattern surrounding the dark peach and grey text.

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The bride and groom, photographed by A.E. Landes Photography http://www.aelandesphotography.com

A blind impression surrounds peach and grey text

A blind impression surrounds peach and grey text on the response card. Design and letterpress printing by Lennah Press.

The peach and grey letterpress invitation drove the design for the rest of the suite

The peach and grey letterpress invitation drove the design for the rest of the suite

Jenny and Andy's letterpress wedding invitation

Jenny and Andy’s letterpress wedding invitation

Jenny and Andy's peach and grey letterpress wedding invitation suite

Jenny and Andy’s peach and grey letterpress wedding invitation suite

The Details card included information about accommodations and the couple's wedding website

The Details card included information about accommodations and the couple’s wedding website

And here are a few photographs of the wedding itself, photographed by the very talented Abe of A.E.Landes Photography.

 

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The interior of Bluemont Vineyards’ stable reception venue was beautifully decorated with pops of peach and orange. Photographed by A.E. Landes Photography, www.aelandesphotography.com

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Baby’s breath, orange roses and peach garden roses punctuated the bright colors on this gorgeous September day. Photographed by A.E. Landes Photography, www.aelandesphotography.com

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The bride and groom’s first dance, congratulations Jenny and Andy! Photographed by A.E. Landes Photography, www.aelandesphotography.com