Modern Gold & Glam Invitation Suite

Jenny & Blake’s Modern, Luxe Custom Invitation Suite

One of my favorite things about being a wedding stationery designer is creating custom invitations! And this invitation gives me all the paper-lover feels…. I’ve been dying to share this design, and recently created some styled photos, featured here, to show off all the dreamy details. So let’s dive in!

When Wild Sky Events reached out about creating some super-luxe invitations and Day-of stationery for Jenny & Blake’s big day, I couldn’t wait to get started. We centered all of the designs around a black, blush and mixed metals theme, with some geometric accents. The invitation suite was all about the glamour—I sourced a thick, super luxe black stock that was the perfect material for gold foil stamping. To achieve this, a custom die is created and the gold foil is actually stamped onto the cardstock, creating a beautifully textured impression on the paper.

Modern Gold & Black Invitation Suite

All the Dreamy Details

Besides the foil printed cards, this invitation had even more luxe detail – we used a handmade, black cardstock origami pocket to hold the cards, creating an interactive experience when guests opened the invites. The origami pocket was then inserted into a black square envelope that we hand-lined with black glitter envelope liners… these liners are insane, ya’ll. The fact that they wore down my fingerprints was completely worth the glam look these envelopes created. (Seriously… I had to go get fingerprinted for TSA pre-check a few weeks after completing Jenny’s invites, and they had the hardest time getting my prints!! LOL) We completed the look with white ink printing on the outside of the envelopes. How psyched would you be to get something like this in your mailbox?!

Modern Gold & Black Invitation Suite
Boho Glam Austin Wedding with Gold Details
Gorgeous floral details courtesy of Stems Floral

First Impressions for the Win

When planning your invitations, it’s helpful to think about the overall style of your event. Your invitations (and Save the Dates!) are the first thing that guests will see related to your wedding, so making them super-special sets the tone for the day to come. To create a cohesive feel, carry the look through on your wedding day with stationery and signage that are designed to match your invitation suite. This gives your wedding a one-of-a-kind “brand” that truly represents you two.

Boho Glam Austin Wedding with Gold Details
The stunning space at Barr Mansion

Geometric Accents Tie it all Together

We incorporated some fun materials for Jenny and Blake’s Day-of pieces – including foil and acrylic – but kept the designs consistent for a unified look. The menus are chic rose gold foil on the same black stock we used for the invitations, featuring modern type and cool diagonal linework. We also created some super fun coasters, with copper foil on double-thick blush stock with a fun hexagon shape. Black napkins with gold foil added to the black tie, cocktails-and-dancing vibe. Speaking of napkins, these are a perfect place to share your wedding hashtag!

Modern Gold & Black Invitation Suite
Menus, napkins and coasters tie it all together

For the bar signs, gold type on black opaque acrylic is an elegant way to give your guests a heads-up on what to imbibe! We created black acrylic welcome signs to match.

(Pssst – here’s my tip on acrylic: if you’ve been tempted by acrylic invitations but the price tag is leaving you shell-shocked, try incorporating acrylic material into your Day-of signage instead. You’ll end up with a smaller price tag overall and still get the chic, modern impact of acrylic!)

Boho Glam Austin Wedding with Gold Details
Boho Glam Austin Wedding with Gold Details

Lastly, together with Wild Sky Events and floral dream team at Stems Floral, we created some super-unique, eye catching seating charts (shown below). Clear acrylic panels were used to create tall, rectangular “boxes” with gold lettering. Inside the boxes were gorgeous pink-and-greenery-hued flower arrangements. Stems also concocted the stunning ceremony arch bursting with pink-hued blooms, shown above. Wild Sky Events tied the look together with rose gold sequined table covers paired with gold chairs, flatware and accents. So glam!


My fave tips for glamifying your wedding stationery:

• Add gold foil! Any of the designs in our invitation collection can be customized with foil stamping. Contact us to get an estimate started.

• Learn more about our Custom Design process on our blog

• Check out some of our other custom suites, and inquire about getting your design started, right here

Credits

Planning and Event Design: Wild Sky Events
Invitations, Day of Stationery & Signage: Fine Day Press
Floral Design: Stems Floral
Venue: Barr Mansion
Wedding Photography: Matt Montalvo Photography