Not your traditional wedding invitation. Very non-wedding, actually. There is nothing about this that even whispers wedding at all, except perhaps the paper stock used. Except for the sheet of vellum upon which the actual invitation was printed, which was laid on top of this card, “attached” by that strip of ribbon.
Yes, this was how our wedding invitation (and place cards and thank-you notes) looked. Credit for the design goes to my parents. My dad did the watercolor wash and my mom did the corals, sea weeds and the fish.
The translucent vellum sheet set on top of this print gives the whole scene an even more underwater feel.
Both Chris and I scuba-dive, you see. And no, before you ask, we didn't don our wet suits or our fins on our wedding day and we didn't have an underwater wedding. Everything else was fairly traditional. I promise some photos in my next post...