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SB&G 2019 North Carolina Wedding Invitation Editorial

Save the Date with SB&G’s Top 5 Custom Wedding Invitation and Stationery Designers in The Triangle

Wedding invitations set the tone for your wedding experience. It’s the first taste of a five course meal, the opening chords of your favorite song, the preview of your favorite movie – without overdoing it, wedding invitations are the first step toward one of the most important days of your life. What story will your wedding invitations tell your friends and family?    

SB&G’s preferred custom wedding invitations and stationery in Raleigh NC are storytellers and artists. They are able to bring each unique couple’s love story to life on paper. With smooth to textured papers and modern to funky script fonts, our wedding invitation vendors are unstoppable. The possibilities are limitless. Whatever your style may be, we know you will find inspo from this blog of the best. 

North Carolina wedding photographer Images by Amber Robinson captured this beautiful photo essay of wedding invitations at The Sutherland venue in Wake Forest. Signed, sealed, delivered, SB&G wedding invitation vendors, we are YOURS!

This editorial appeared in Southern Bride & Groom 2019. We’re sharing several beautiful images that could not fit into the print editorial. Enjoy the extra images of North Carolina wedding invitations, calligraphy, and paper products. All of the contributors of this editorial are mentioned in descriptions as well as at the bottom of the post.

INVITATIONS If It's Paper | JEWELRY Pearls of Grace Jewelry | LINEN CE Rental

If It’s Paper – Custom Wedding Invitations, Stationery, Gifts, and More!

Perhaps it’s not in spite of but because of the digital age that custom wedding invitations are on the rise in NC. If It’s Paper is leading the charge at the front of the pack. Located in Raleigh and Greensboro NC, If It’s Paper is a family-owned business run by a mother and daughter team. This local wedding invitations business can guide you through the big wide world of paper options and styles. Whether it’s chic or cheery, If It’s Paper will give you advice on wording and formatting for your wedding save the date questions. You can browse their many samples and ideas or call the store for an appointment and consultation with a member of their design team. Don’t stop at wedding invitations – If It’s Paper has thank you note stationery, custom cocktail hour napkins, gift bag tags, and more. No ifs, ands, or buts about it!

We love this innovative faux wood wedding invitation suite designed by If It’s Paper. Having a destination wedding? Let your invitations tell the story of your selected venue or city. These wedding invitations would be perfect for any outdoorsy bride or nature loving groom having a wedding in the Appalachian mountains.

INVITATIONS If It's Paper | JEWELRY Bailey's Fine Jewelry
INVITATIONS If It's Paper | JEWELRY Bailey's Fine Jewelry
INVITATIONS If It's Paper | PHOTOGRAPHER Images by Amber Robinson

PaperBuzz, More than Just Wedding Invitations and Stationery

You know that feeling? The feeling of sweet excitement that comes from receiving a handwritten letter. There’s something so innocent and pure about the joy of opening a wedding invitation. And we’re not talking about the feeling of dread that comes with opening an energy or wifi bill. PaperBuzz knows exactly how to create that beautiful moment of emotion with their custom designed wedding invitations and stationery in Raleigh, NC. Explore their sample designs of  save-the-dates, invitation suites, and rehearsal dinner and bridal shower invitations. Don’t forget day-of paper designs like ceremony programs, dinner menus, and place cards! PaperBuzz is home to paper that pushes the envelope, in the best way possible. Their passion for finding the freshest, most stylish wedding invitations and stationery is unmatched.

Save the date with this elegant illustration of downtown New Orleans in letterpress. What is letterpress printing? Letterpress prints are words or images created from a raised surface, such as a rubber stamp. Letterpress printing is an ancient technique that has a eclectic and vintage look on paper. PaperBuzz carried the theme of New Orleans throughout the entire set of paper products. We love this classically engraved wedding and reception invitation in formal script on a card edged in gold.  


Blush & Blue Designs, Calligraphy and Custom Wedding Invitation Studio in Raleigh, NC

Have you ever written a love letter? Maybe you have a wooden chest full of saved love letters in your attic. Think of your wedding invitations and stationery as love letters to each of your friends and family. Letters that express the love and gratitude you have for their role in your journey. Blush & Blue Designs owner, Maria Denisco, knows a thing or two about love letters. She creates beautiful custom paper suites, calligraphy, and watercolor art for her couples. From wedding invitations and event stationery, to branding for creatives, Maria is a true artist. Blush & Blue Designs also offers a line of custom gifts and products, such as vow books, watercolor backdrops, holiday ornaments, and more. Blush & Blue Designs can incorporate any special details you want on paper. That includes intricate lace details from your mother’s wedding dress and a portrait of your dog!     

Below, a pineapple and floral wedding invitation suite introduces a fabulous Charleston wedding. Maybe the couple fell in love in Charleston? Or maybe they were both raised beneath those magical palm trees… Either way, Blush & Blue Designs creates original wedding invitation designs for each of their clients. The watercolor illustrations of Charleston and the couple’s customized crest are simply stunning.

INVITATIONS Blush & Blue Designs | PHOTOGRAPHER Images by Amber Robinson

Dear One + Only Paper, Will You Design My Wedding Invitations and Stationery?

To whom it concerns, you have graduated from awkward thank you notes and cringeworthy holiday cards. You have entered the next level of written communication. One + Only Paper is here to guide you through every selection of calligraphy, textures, and formatting. Founded in 2013 by Alison Citron, One + Only Paper has made a major impact on the wedding invitation designs in NC. Alison is a natural creative and elevated artist. She has led the movement toward watercolor paintings and custom art for wedding invitations and stationery in Raleigh, NC. One + Only Paper offers couple’s a chance to make a beautiful and lasting impression on their friends and family before the big day. Have you ever imagined a watercolor of your ceremony chapel or destination wedding location? Go to One + Only Paper to make your dreams a reality. 

Imagine the excitement of opening this invitation full of weekend events and a watercolor map of all the locations! This wedding invitation suite by One + Only Paper is enclosed in a gorgeous watercolor wrap. Even the seal includes a custom designed emblem of the couple’s first name initials. Magnific!  

INVITATIONS One + Only Paper
INVITATIONS One + Only Paper
INVITATIONS One + Only Paper

Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique, Wedding Invitations and Gifts That Never Go Out of Style

If there was one word that would describe Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique it would be grace. For over ten years, owner Alison Perry has managed her pretty paper store with nothing but Southern charm. She understands that wedding invitations are more than paper, they reflect a couple’s lifestyle and personality. Your wedding is an experience. One that conveys the story of your journey to finding love. Cute Buttons will walk with you through the myriad of choices to help you find a wedding invitation design that fits your budget and unique essence. Alison is passionate about expressing joy and gratitude through wedding invitations and gifts. Her team at Cute Buttons believes that life is a beautiful thing to be celebrated. Especially on your wedding day!  

We love the simple elegance of these floral embellished wedding invitations. Each component of this wedding invitation suite designed by Cute Buttons Gift and Paper Boutique expresses the couple’s wedding colors and theme. What a wonderful way to announce an upcoming celebration of life and love! Who wouldn’t RSVP yes?       

Choosing wedding invitations may not be the first thing on your own planning to-do list, but it will be the “first look” that your guests have of the day. So have fun! Let your wedding papers express your own unique personality and love. 

Want to learn more about wedding invitations? Check out the profiles of our SB&G preferred invitation vendors here.

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