April 20, 2009

Brilliant Book of Inspirational Ephemera

I came across this post the other day on the brilliant Eric Kass's blog and I was instantly grateful. You see I have this very beautiful habit (annoying to some) of keeping little pieces of paper, business cards, clothing tags, menus, random bits of paper, labels etc. I have never really known what to do with all of it besides stick it up on my inspiration board (or let it pile up somewhere near my desk). However if you have seen my inspiration...READ MORE

February 17, 2009

I {heart} Snippet and Ink

One of my very favorite wedding blogs is Snippet and Ink. Kathryn has such an eye for amazing wedding inspirations. If you haven't checked out her inspiration boards, its really a must, especially if you are getting married. My favorite part about the boards is that she notes the {mood} and {palette} for each! So fun! Here are a few of my favorites... For all the details and photo credits be sure to check out the full posts: mustard + blue, not black...READ MORE

February 11, 2009

Musical Art Deco Inspired

The WV Couture process is really fun. We work one on one with the couple to create custom invitations that reflect them perfectly. This is one of my favorite couples. Sarah was such a dream to work with, we had such a great time creating these invitations. We started with an inspiration board which was made up of images I found that reflected the couple's interests and passions, among those music, art deco and swing dancing. We moved on to her...READ MORE

December 10, 2008

WV Inspiration Boards

There is just something about inspiration boards that I absolutely adore! They are like inspiration books, but on display, and constantly changing. We made our boards from cork tiles that just stick directly on the wall. Some things that appear on my board are : candy wrappers with exceptionally cool graphics, sweet notes from some of our retailers that I adore!, old photographs of my grandmother Norma Jean Valentine, and the menu from Mozza, the coolest...READ MORE