I was thrilled to be asked to take part in a styled shoot with wedding creatives in Kent recently. The concept was exciting: a bridal shoot with a haunting story of timeless romance – and the plan for the day meant lots of wonderfully soft colours and gently flowing calligraphy.
I designed and lettered an invitation suite on the palest grey stationery: a glorious dove grey with ink a shade or two lighter to give the perfect contrast and create a soft look.
Table stationery was simple: place names written in a delicate and modern script, using only first names and allowing the letters to be drawn out for effect – my favourite calligraphy style for 2016.
The star of the show as far as my lettering goes was the love letter – a romantic quote from Wuthering Heights. Again the pale grey stationery is perfect for evoking a romance which lasts for eternity; the letters have a characterful slant and the ink is barely there, as if our love letter had been read a thousand, thousand times.
Photography: Kent wedding photographer Susan Arnold | Frou Frou Bride | Louise Large Hair & Makeup | Hire Love | Vintage Rose Cupcakes | My Fayre Favourite | Model Alejandra (Mrs Robinson Management) | Floral Design by Joanne Truby and location organised by Michael Meekhams at ODAS.