pink-and-white-pocket-fold-snowflake-invitation-1The brief

Nicola and Tony were getting married in Wanaka during the winter and wanted to incorporate snowflakes into their pink theme. They also had their heart set on using a pocket fold format. Read more

butterfly-&-dragonfly-wedding-invite-1The brief

Joanne orginally contacted me because she liked two of our designs – The Dandelion and The Lace range but wanted to also incorporate a butterfly and dragonfly. Initially I thought bad idea –  Read more

Ana-&-Peter-formal-grape-vines-wedding-invitation-1The brief

Ana contacted me with a formal, type driven design in mind that subtly reinforced their vineyard hosted wedding. She didn’t want anything too colourful but was after something something quite ornate. Ana and Peter needed a whole range of wedding stationery designed but only the invite, thank you card and save-the-date card are shown here. Read more

stick-figure-wedding-invitation-1The brief

Being fairly informal characters, always up for a laugh, Lucianne and Bevan what to incorporate their fun loving ways into their wedding invitation. Their story? A simple boy meets girl and falls in love romance.

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Butterfly-tree-wedding-invitationThe brief

Louise wanted an array of colours on her invite. In terms of design this can be very problematic. Wedding invitations aren’t large documents and if you have too many colours, it detracts from the overall design – make it weaker rather than stronger. In an age when we are bombarded with colourful advertisements, it can be better to be understated. None-the-less, after various colour combinations were looked at, discussed and eventually discarded, Louise and Bruce finally settled on a multi-coloured tree wherein every leaf was a butterfly.

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Ne-York_wedding-InvitationThe Brief

Start spreading the news! Katie and Harry were New York bound for their big day and they wanted a modern, minimilistic invite with subtle colours and featuring New York’s unmistakable skyline.

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Airline-ticket-wedding-invitation-2The brief

Kate and Colin love travel and were off to Fiji to get married… Yeah we know, lucky for some right? To set the scene they asked to have their invite look like an airline ticket boarding pass – the kind you used to get before they introduced e-tickets. Read more

Ink invites has just received a makeover and the new and improved site is now up and running. Return visitors will notice that some of the less popular designs have been removed, new designs added and now each invitation is available in more than one format. Hopefully the site is easier to navigate and the pricing structure, easier to understand. In addition, many of the wedding invitations that remained have received a makeover; sometimes just a tweak of the fonts, at other times new images and new layouts have been used. Read more

Blind-emboss-wedding-invite-4The brief

It’s not very often we get a client brave enough to go with a blind emboss! A blind emboss is like a regular emboss in which a plate is made and this plate is pressed into the paper during the printing process. However in the case of a blind emboss, no ink is applied to the plate and the only effect in a dented but otherwise unprinted piece of paper. Read more

Dandelion-wedding-invitation-with-band-21The brief

Suzanne wanted to use our dandelion wedding invitation but had a few ideas of her own. Using that as a basis she wanted the grey replaced with a bright aqua/turquoise colour. I’m not sure if it is a blue or a green but whatever you call it – it looked stunning. To be honest I had my doubts when she first suggested it but voila! Its turned our great. Read more