If you've ever been involved with the planning of a wedding, you know that more than one invitation needs to be sent out! Below are a few more invitations that I designed for Rebecca and Matt's wedding. The first one is for the rehearsal dinner, which was held at the Chinese Cultural Plaza. Rebecca said she wanted Chinese lanterns, so I drew these, and used Google Translate to look up the symbols for "Happiness" and "Love" which I put on the lanterns.
There was a brunch the morning after the wedding that also required an invitation. I was drawing a blank about what image to use, and then for some reason, the idea of using a hermit crab came to me (maybe because my sisters and I had a pet hermit crab when we were little?) He sort of fit with the beach theme, and I hoped that the continued use of hand-lettering and a similar format would tie everything together. Supposedly a lot of people wrote in to say how much they liked this little guy!
Lastly, they needed an RSVP card. I had some lame idea, which I can't remember now, but Rebecca had the great idea of using a message in a bottle. This made it very easy on me, and I knocked out the rest of the invitation, no problem.
Next week... something entirely different!