Saturday March 26, 2016

March’s Projects

Wow wow wow – March has been chock full of fun! We got to make a Save the Date featuring a great Australian couple and their bull, we made a faux book invitation with accompanying book mark, a sweet retro movie poster inspired piece, and lots lots more. (Be sure to follow Elizabeth the bull on Instagram.)

Australian cow save the date illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Meet Elizabeth the bull. His proud parents, Toni and Tony, couldn't imagine their save the date without their bovine beauty. The couple adopted Elizabeth as a calf and he remains the apple of their eye. We were more than happy to oblige and indulge in the fun with their flat, nature-meets-pastel aesthetic.
west coast story book wedding invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
We love bright, bold, and simple design. Meg & John's faux book design is accompanied by a bookmark keepsake for their guests. This sweet west coast farm celebration overlooking the ocean is about as picturesque as it gets.
laser cut mexican inspired invitations illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
This is a close up of Mexican inspired laser cut invitations – it's so tactile and bold. We're revisiting Kelli and Dan's stationery where we left off. The bold, colorful sensibilities continued from their Save the Date into their white invitations on pomegranate envelopes - a really gorgeous combination.
Web icon vintage radio / retro movie poster Save the Date inspired illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
We made this retro movie poster-inspired for Jennifer & Aaron's wedding website; their guests click the image and hear the couples audio save the date.
fun garden party wedding invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
We fell in love with the carefree, loose, romantic garden feel of Kat & Forrest's venue at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle (with a sneak appearance from their cats at the bottom of the design).
Rad brooklyn story book inspired wedding invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Shira & Neil — too cool for school — are marrying at the Green Building in Brooklyn. Their research was experimental, fun, and had lots of nods to vintage illustrations. We just had a ton to work with and took them up on the challenge.
Bay area map for wedding stationery illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Isn't northern California beautiful? Molly & John's map, stretching from San Francisco to Napa Valley, is elegant and subtle, using a primarily soft linen and sage palette.
Romantic book homage invitation by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Bookworms Brit & Russ love the written word so much they asked us to have them reading on their invitation (Spiderman for him, unicorn tales for her). Even the invitation folded like a book, with this image as the cover. The aesthetic is flat but hand-drawn with plenty of personality.
Sweet garden inspired wedding invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Sweet and simple bright florals for Abby and Thom's wedding invitation.
Fun retro fair inspired wedding invitation illustrated by Laura Shema for Jolly Edition
Another couple with terrific inspirations, including illustration by Roger Duvoisin and Bella Foster. We're suckers for homage to great illustrators and we had fun making this invitation for Beth & Mark.

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