20 Contemporary Wedding Invitation Examples

blog-glendaloughmanor-comAre you planning your own wedding? Making your own invites? You need all the help you can get, right? Well, we’ve compiled 20 contemporary wedding invitation examples along with a few tips for those of you who are thinking about DIY wedding announcements. I enjoyed scanning wedding sites for these images–all the design associated with weddings in general are more artsy and beautiful than ever before. Hopefully this helps you a little, saves you some time, and gives you some ideas to think outside the box to make your special day just that much more special!… [Read More]

60 Popular Free Wedding Fonts


As a warm-up to our upcoming Free Wedding Font Combination book, we’ve compiled a partial list of popular free wedding fonts (with links to downloads) from our own research process. From old style and slab to handwritten and classic script–you’ll find a diverse collection appropriate for any style wedding. So if you’re planning on saving money and time by creating your own wedding invitations, start by perusing our collection. Feel free to  or download and print the PDF’s!

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Five Principles of Design on Wine Bottles

jaqk-wine-design-elementsThe principles of design are simple guidelines used to organize the various elements of design (line, texture, color, etc.) in a composition. Five basic principles that we illustrate here are: balance, unity, rhythm, proportion and emphasis. Good art has both elements AND principles of design cooperating well together creating a composition aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

Below we show examples of fun wine bottle designs where several of these principles have been applied…. [Read More]

26 Resources for DIY Wedding Invitations and Wedding Blogs


To save you time and help shorten your list of wedding t0-do’s, we’ve collected a list of resources for DIY wedding invitations and wedding blogs. (It’s just a fun little precursor as we get ready to release our upcoming book–The Big Book of Free Wedding Font Combinations!)

As we all know, weddings are not cheap! A few ways to cut back on your expenses is by creating your own wedding invitations and wedding blogs. But where in the world do you begin? Below we’ve whittled down and compiled some of the TOP resources for these two fun DIY projects, that when outsourced to local artists, can be costly.… [Read More]