Saturday March 26, 2016

February’s Projects

We had a range of projects to be excited about this February. A plethora of projects full of imagination and a whole lot of confidence that spans the visual gamut from romantic to bold to playful.

French provincial saloon door wedding invitations illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
This invitation showcases the fields of Saignon in the French countryside full of lavender and sunflowers when the gates are closed. The idea is to pull the invitation out of the envelope and this French provincial scene is immediately set, then unfold the gates to reveal where Juliana and Julien's ceremony will be – in the center of the city by the Saignon fountain under the trees.
invitation illustrated by Arianna Berk for Jolly Edition
French florals and fancy lettering make for a pretty combination in Alexis & Nicolas' project, printed on double-thick paper. Illustration by Arianna Berk.
Maine map invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
We had so much fun on Callie & Harrison's map it's framed in our office. We got the chance to play with watercolor to create a soft and bright feel for their island wedding.
in progress rsvp crest illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Big brushed initials and clean, modern typography let the flowers do the talking in this crest for Callie and Harrison's RSVP.
In progress La Jolla Save the Date by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Tropical scenery is always fun to work on, Hilary & John's save the date captured a scene of the couple at the beach in California. There'll be more to follow later in the year.
sacred heart save the date illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
By working in stages we can section each important part of our process and share it with the client. Here's Jessica & Dustin's drawing stage, ready to be inked.
Celestial gold foil save the date by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
All our favorite projects have one common ingredient: confidence. Elizabeth & David knew exactly who they are and believed wholeheartedly in the idea for their project. The finished, foil printed save the date is one new clients can't stop talking about. It's one of our boldest projects in the design's simplicity, contrast and confidence.
watercolor forrest west coast invitation by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Inked flowers and offbeat typography for Georgia & Taylor.
Watercolor forrest west coast invitation by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
The reverse of Georgia & Taylor's invitation includes their jumping for joy scene amid the endless northwest.
Colonial americana inspired kansas texas wedding stationery illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
The theme boasts colonial Americana.
Sweet garden fox rsvp for georgian wedding stationery illustrated by Mia Dunton for Jolly Edition
Lush vegetation and hand lettering for Tiffany & Jamey's RSVP card. Illustration by Mia Dunton.
Scandanavian-inspired save the date illustrated by laura shema. jollyedition
We love it when clients want their cultural influences to inform their project. Lauren & Billy — of Scandanavian descent — wanted a folk art inspiration to their wild Washington state save the date. We happily obliged with a lively palette, organic shapes, and modern yet playful typography.
Retro-inspired illustration for wedding stationery by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Few descriptors excite us more than early Disney. When Mary K & Tom asked us to use early Disney and 1950's illustration as key influences in their project we smiled ear-to-ear and dove right in. Here's the thank you card for their project. P.S. Thanks Mary K and Tom, we had a blast!

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