Adorn your stationery with a hand painted flower
from your bouquet or bridesmaids' posy. Feature
an array of flowers, wheat, leaves or grasses.
The Seasonal Wedding Themes section has more
flora and fauna ideas. Visit the Portfolio page
for an inspiring selection of motifs.
A wide range of lace trimmings are available in
ivory or white to decorate your stationery. For
a truly personal design you may use your own
bridal lace. Nottingham lace is perfect for this
nostalgic Victorian theme. The sepia script in
Gothic and trailing ivy are set against an ivory
Spring, summer, autumn or winter weddings
blossoms and fresh flowering bulbs,
yellows, lilacs, blues and purples.
florals, cottage garden themes, wild
flowers, meadows of flowers and wheat.
Butterflies, dragonflies and bees.
Seashells (perfect for a beach wedding
or travel theme), the sun, the sky.
leaves, twigs and berries. Warm mellow
shades, shimmering copper, vibrant
oranges and reds. Seed heads, apples and
brambles. Chrysanthemums, anemones.
and ivy, red, burgundy and greens.
Silver, gold and black. Pale blue,
shades of white. Snowflakes.
wedding invitation above is designed in
a classic white and red colour theme
with white peacock feather and velvet
Your chosen quotation
Precious words that mean the most, elegantly
handwritten on every invitation. This gorgeous,
tactile, handmade paper is recycled from cotton
rag and is kind to trees. The script is an
elegant italic in navy blue ink.
This subtle parchment invitation in eau-de-nil
features a handwritten flourished monogram, a
gold wax seal and ivory satin ribbon. The
flourished script continues inside the card,
which opens out into three sections.
all in the details.
I've always been passionate about period styles.
Historical, vintage or shabby chic, they all influence
my stationery. I've worked on so many period films and
TV productions over the years, including Poirot, Sleepy
Hollow, Sharpe, Mansfield Park, Bleak House..... and
just recently on the latest film of Anna Karenina."
a small, intimate wedding or a larger traditional
affair, there are stationery items available for every
step of the way. From save-the-dates, invitations,
orders of service, to a wide range of accessories for
browsing through my latest collection and remember, I
love to talk! Get in touch with any thoughts and I'll
translate your requirements into a design unique to
Designed in the Elizabethan style, this
invitation is hand lettered in Batarde script on
an ecru mottled card and decorated with
illumination. A gold trellis ribbon and tassel
completes this intricate design. Wax seals in
regal purple unite every invitation, envelope
and menu scroll.
Whether you are
planning a full-blown Vintage Wedding with a
dress code, or something more low key, a period
style twist to your stationery will make your
wedding even more memorable. Historically themed
weddings inspire special romantic designs:
Celtic, Medieval, Elizabethan (shown above),
Regency, Victorian, Art Nouveau, Charles Rennie
Mackintosh, Art Deco and Retro.
for themed vintage stationery:
blossom, lily of the valley, sweet peas.
or neat roses, camellias, Egyptian
or tulips with maidenhair fern.
carnations, wild flowers.
Heart of Gold
A painted heart of golden ink on Thai paper set
against a heavyweight watercolour card. Also doves, wedding bells or linked
rings for old - fashioned opulence with a
contemporary edge. Metallic, silver and pearlescent inks
A petite red rosebud adds a grace note to this
gorgeous snowy card. The silvery deckled edge
enhances the wintery feel.
A gorgeous black and red theme. Red roses are
set against a stunning black backdrop. Choose a
contrasting gold or white script for an equally
striking effect. For the ultimate finish trim
with ribbons in gold sheer, red satin or black
Art Nouveau Peacock
A beautiful Art Nouveau inspired design in a
rich peacock blue, green and gold colour theme.
The painted peacock feather and gold Art Nouveau
style lettering is set against a heavy textured
watercolour card. Decorated with double satin
bows in olive and turquoise. Finished with a
single pearl bead.
A charming vintage style invitation with a
delicate watercolour floral motif and tiny silk
bow. Lettered in sepia Deco script on a super
thick top-fold card. Complete with crimped edges
and feather trim for a classic 20s look.
Embellished by hand, this invitation features a
baroque inspired motif and monogram, all in gold
ink. The opulence of this design is expressed in
the combination of bold black velvet, intricate
gold penwork, and thick textured card folded
into three. The broad velvet ribbon is sealed
with gold wax bearing a coat of arms imprint.
A decorative Medieval style invitation with
colourful hand painted illumination. Gothic
script in gold ink is hand lettered on a
tri-fold ivory parchment card. For the old-style
wording inside there is a coordinating font
printed in sepia and red. Red grosgrain ribbon
wraps around the invitation which is sealed with
red wax. The seal is broken to open the
parchment and reveal the words within.
The warmth of a summer's day is captured in the
delicate watercolour sweetpeas and little gold
butterfly. Hollyhocks, dianthus and peonies
would be just as lovely, whether as a bouquet,
posy, or single stem.
Georgian Tea Rose
A palette of porcelain pink, ivory and green.
The elegant words and delicately poised rosebuds
evoke a gracious era when every detail was
A harmony of roses, berries and autumn foliage
in a palette of golden yellow, amber and burnt
sienna. The gold copperplate words are written
on a creamy textured card. Folded into three
panels with a topaz satin ribbon and gold wax
seal to finish.
Wings of Love
Vintage - style flourished doves penned with
delicate loops and curls.
Printed on a thick textured watercolour card.
A tiny painted heart is added by hand in silver
(or gold) and for the personal touch, your names
in your wedding colour.
For little glass rim place cards to match see
The Reception section below!
Antique pink cascading roses from the bride's
bouquet. They are all individually hand painted
for a perfect colour match. This Order of
Service features a sepia script on ivory
parchment card with a beautiful distinctive
Inspired by your
Lily-of-the-Valley, the flower of May, is
presented here for a May wedding. The Victorian
garden theme is expressed by a fresh white
background, sepia copperplate and delicate
florals. For January - carnation; February -
violet; March - daffodil; April - daisy or
sweetpea; June - rose; July - larkspur; August -
poppy; September - aster; October - cosmos;
November - chrysanthemum; December - narcissus.
Love is like a
The symbol of a new beginning, butterflies are a
wonderful wedding theme.
They are open to a variety of interpretations -
understated and embossed, or painted in an array
of colours. Choose from delicate watercolours in
pastels. Muted shades create a nostalgic mood.
For a sophisticated look, set gold or silver
butterflies against a crisp white or ivory card.
They also work brilliantly in vibrant colours.
The watercolour butterfly above is hand painted
on a textured card highlighted with a deckle
edge in gold.
Visit the Portfolio page for more butterflies.
Embellish your stationery with ribbon knots,
trims or bows in your tartan. This elegant
design is a gate -fold card edged with two
tartan ribbon knots. They perfectly balance the
gold linked rings which open as the card is
opened. A selection of tartans are available.
A formal handwritten Copperplate on a stiff,
crisp white card. The inserted pages are printed
in a coordinating typeface. The Order of Service
here is folded into three and tied with a white
Your church or
Feature a beautifully hand painted illustration
of your church or venue. A subtle cream textured
card featured here with elegant gold ombre
Classic with a
For modern romantics. A single red rose on soft
white parchment card with moiré effect satin
Delicate hand painted studies of plum blossom in
the style of Oriental brush painting. The
textured watercolour card is highlighted with a
gold deckle edge. Other paintings include the
orchid, magnolia and chrysanthemum, charming
birds and cats, as seen on the Portfolio page.
This Georgian style invitation is tri-folded and
features the National flower of the Bride and
Groom. Accent your stationery with the National
flower of your choice. The hand painted thistle
and gold monogram are on a heavyweight
watercolour card with plum velvet ribbon to tie
and a cameo wax seal.
Inspired by Art Nouveau, these stylized bud
designs can be easily tweaked to suit your
colour theme. Visit the Paper Options page for
pastel parchments in blue, ivory, eau-de-nil,
soft white and many more. Alternatively choose
black or red with gold rosebuds for a more
dramatic effect... Shown here in a choice of two
colour ways - soft pink or mottled purple. Hand lettered
Fine Capitals with silver ink.
A stylish 1950s inspired design in a deep cream
and dark red colour theme. It features a rose
and lace bouquet painting handwritten in Retro
script. Trimmed with velvet and moiré effect
ribbon and a single pearl bead.
Shabby Chic Cabbage Rose
Something old into something new.... softly
painted cabbage roses meander through a Batarde
script and a vintage style font combination
This delicate watercolour flower needs only a
beautiful Victorian script to complement it.
Placed perfectly together on a heavyweight
watercolour card - simplicity!
Take a red rose, a picturesque venue, entwined
initials and a quotation from the heart - it all
says Nostalgic Romance! A beautiful white
parchment style card is fastened with a black
satin ribbon and red seal for a definite touch
of the dramatic.
Painted golden daffodils are set against a soft white
parchment style card. The handwritten sepia copperplate
creates a vintage Victorian feel.....
Daintily tied bunches of country garden flowers
- casual yet perfect! A profusion of
delphiniums, stocks and poppies in pale pinks
and lilacs. All set against a creamy textured
card with accents of gold.
A cultural theme, perhaps a National flower or
emblem, can personalise your design perfectly. A
thistle and rose reflects the Scottish and
English theme above. For matching place cards
see The Reception department below!
The Era of Jane Austen
Regency elegance inspired by Jane Austen. Full
of period details from the antique brooch motif
to the 19th century writing hand. Finished with
delicate highlights of gold to glimmer in
Save The Date cards
Perfect for announcing your wedding! Give your
guests plenty of time to plan ahead by sending
out Save The Date cards perhaps 6 to 12 months
in advance of your wedding. You may add your
wedding location too, if known. Your wedding
invitations will follow nearer the time.
The etiquette of invitation enclosures
Reply cards encourage a swift response. With
your address on every envelope, guests have no
excuses for late replies! Maps and venue info
cards are helpful, and when designed in
calligraphy, beautiful too. Enable guests to
plan their day with a programme or 'order of the
day'. Both available in a flat card or booklet
Signed, sealed and delivered...
Wax seals serve as a personal signature on everything
from invitations to envelopes. Choose from a wide
selection of sealing stamps with two new imprints for
2013 - a heart and a little butterfly! There's
sealing wax in lovely wedding colours too. Full details
on the wax
Tailor made seating plans and table number cards
to suit your wedding theme and reception.
Inscribed with the names of your guests, they
are a beautiful keepsake of your special day.
Coordinate every item for your reception with
your wedding theme or venue style, be it simple
elegance or opulent romance. Menus are tailor
made to suit your table arrangements. They are
available in two main sizes; B5 or A5 with a
single fold either to the left or at the top. A
gate-fold is also perfect for a menu. Other
sizes and formats are available on request. The
single-fold Elizabethan menu above features a
period style rose and lavender motif. Your own
unique design can also be carried through in
other reception items, such as place cards,
seating plans and table name cards.
Country garden sprays of painted lavender on
place cards of cream and mint green. The names
in Retro script add a stylish, informal air.
Personalised with your names and wedding date,
monogram or greeting. A wide selection of cards
and scripts to choose from may be found on the
Paper Options pages.
Available with or without ribbon to tie. Size
40mm x 25mm. Other sizes available on request.
Glass Rim Place Cards
If you’re looking for a unique way of displaying your
place cards, why not go for a glass rim place card?
A creative alternative to traditional place cards, they
are designed to sit elegantly
on your guests’ glass. Just slot them onto the rim.
With your guest names beautifully displayed, they
provide an eye - catching effect at a place setting.
Simply request your script, motif and colour choice!
Table Number or
Table number or name cards are created to match
your Seating Plan and are designed in your
precise wedding style and colours. Available in
various sizes to suit your table arrangements,
they may be mounted in artboard frames.
Place cards ensure your seating arrangements run
smoothly. Beautifully hand made with names in
calligraphy, they make a lovely personalised
keepsake for your guests to take with them. They
are all individually designed to suit your
particular wedding style and venue perfectly.
Featured here is a collection of Elizabethan
style place cards with ribbon trims and tiny
silver wax seals.
Place Cards in
Scottish and English themed place cards. The invitation
motifs are all here in perfect miniature! Guest names
are super-clear italic for a timeless design in black,
red and cream.
Chic table cards
A collection of charming chic table cards all
waiting to adorn the reception tables. The
names, inspired by lucky charms, are lettered in
a faded lilac script, with menu beneath in
Thank You Cards
Saying thank you to your guests with a beautiful
thank you card is the complete finishing touch
to your wedding. Individually designed in your
distinctive wedding style, they are available
flat or folded in an A7 or A6 size. You may like
to include a greeting inside, or have a blank
page to write your own message. Guest names may
be inscribed (and envelopes too) for the
ultimate in fine detail.
ACCESSORIES AND GIFTS
Designed to coordinate specifically with your
wedding style and colours. Decorate as much or
as little as you wish. Shown here is an
Elizabethan style design with Batarde script and
gold illumination. Decorated with purple and
ecru velvet ribbon and lace.
Guests herein may set their hands...
Designed for Jane Austen inspired wedding,
a guest signature book full of Regency period
details. The monogrammed antique brooch motif is
echoed on every leaf in black and gold. A unique
record of all who attend, written in their own
handwriting upon the parchment style pages
Sign for Guest
Invite your guests to sign your Guest Signature
Book or Scroll with a little matching notice.
Size when mounted is 127mm x 127mm. Other sizes
Your chosen words inscribed in your own special
book or album. Visit the
Scripts page for a choice of
lettering styles. You may wish to include a
painted motif - a flower, monogram, etc. Visit
for some inspiring suggestions. This inscription
features a gold painted quill.
Designed in your colours and themes, these
special documents are a beautiful keepsake of
your special day. Guest Signature Books and
Keepsake Albums are also available and totally
made to order.
words of thanks expressed in a personalised
greeting card made to your requirements.
Your wedding reading, vows or poem, handwritten
in the script of your choice. Visit the
Paper Options page for a selection of beautiful papers. Incorporate
an illustration of your choice if you wish, or
decorate with illumination. A framing service is
A Master Copy
Thinking of organising your own printing? Why not
commission me to produce a one-off master copy for you
to print from! Perfect for save the date, reply card,
order of service, menu, and anything else you may need
too. More details on the master copy