When it comes to setting the tone for a formal wedding, you can't go wrong with simple black paired with bright white. Kim & Dan fell in love with the idea of an "icon heavy" custom map Save the Date to introduce Newport, RI to their out of town guests. Sent in a black envelope with white calligraphy, it was elegant yet still a little playful!
We set the tone for their Belle Mer wedding by working with a hand calligrapher to write out the entire invitation. Incorporating icons, stripes and the blind impression of a rose throughout their royalty sized invitation gave way to some of the details that were to be seen for their wedding day:
What do you think of the diagonally written text?! I know it's not for everyone, but we're kind of loving it!!!
* All photos courtesy of Laura Ashbrook Photography