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Greet Your Guests with Gusto: Custom Illustrated Invitations

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After receiving my girlfriend’s wedding invitation (waddd up, Tay!) a couple days ago, I couldn’t help but be inspired by her custom finished, attention-to-detail-and-design creations.  Featuring an architectural Chicago skyline, these well illustrated invites were almost as beautiful as the bride to be… wait a tic, not poss :) 

Now, y’all know me well enough (and if you don’t, how sad for you!  haha!); so, you know that there’s nothing I la-LOUVRE more than when a bride and groom customize their big day celebration with hints of their own unique personalities.  Hence, why I’m currently going Lady GaGa over custom illustrated invitations!

They truly are an INCREDS way to catch and capture the attention of all your intended attendees before the big “I do’s” and also provide an ideal means for the DIY diva bride to really shine.  From graphic designs and structured layouts to vintage comics and modern day masterpieces, there is simply no limit to what your invitations can be! 

So, whether you choose to save some moolah and create your own or really splurge and leave the printing power to a professional, custom illustrated invitations truly are an amazing accent to really get your guests excited!  Here are some of my favorites for your viewing (and mayhaps inspiring) pleasure :)

Inspired by… A Touch of Vintage

Vintage Illustrated Invitations courtesy of Google Images +

Inspired by… The Powerful Peacock

Peacock Illustrated Invitations courtesy of - love them!

Inspired by… Celebrity Caricature Creations

Caricature Illustrated Invitations courtesy of the divas of

Inspired by… Modern Day Mapping

Map Illustrated Invitations courtesy of +

Inspired by… A Pop of Pop Art

Pop Art Illustrated Invitations courtesy of +

Inspired by… Comic Book Culture

Comic Illustrated Invitations courtesy of +

Inspired by… A Return to Retro

Custom Retro Illustrated Invitations courtesy of +

And be sure to check out our full line of Wedding Invitations & Stationery for the perfect, easy to use canvas to create your one of a kind, inviting masterpieces.


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