Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons
20 Decadent Art Deco Wedding Invitations
As promised, last weeks Snippets, Whispers & Ribbons (which if you missed it was packed full of the most perfect bridal hair accessories) was just the beginning of this Art Deco series. Each week over the coming months I’ll be looking at a key part of styling your Gatsby glamour inspired wedding from hair accessories to stationery, wedding dresses and groom’s attire, bouquets and bridesmaid dresses, oh and not forgetting wedding cakes…..you name it, and need it for your big day, we will be looking at it here and sharing the very best ways to re-create the looks for your modern vintage wedding. And today I am sharing some perfectly gorgeous Art Deco wedding invitations because these little pieces of paper don’t just convey the date, time and location of your wedding, they also give your guests their first glimpse of the style of celebration you have planned. I can’t imagine any guest wouldn’t be excited to see an invite as decadent and glamorous as these land in their letterbox…..
Nowadays your invitations and stationery are as much a part of the decor, ambiance and memories of your wedding as the flowers.Whilst wedding invitations of the era would likely have been postcards or hand-written calligraphy notes on rich paper, today’s couples can evoke the jazz age and give their stationery that Gatsby glamour by choosing designs with sunburst motifs, geometric shapes, frames and feathers as well as lavish colour combinations and letter pressed Art Deco fonts.
Or, for more grace than glamour, feeling than frivolity and refined elegance over razzle-dazzle choose simple, hand calligraphed designs and add some extra old world charm with lace details, vintage stamps and monograms. Whatever style you’re looking for you will find exquisite wedding stationery that embodies the opulence of the Art Deco era, and strikes the perfect balance between vintage and modern, amongst these 20 gorgeous designs…..
Oh and don’t worry if don’t consider Jay & Daisy your style icons, because after Art Deco, we’ll be looking at Edwardian, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s.
Have a fab weekend!
Stationery ~ Peony & Plum Paper
Photography ~ Nancy Neil Photography