Archive for ‘weddings’

November 14, 2013

andrew & allegra

… or as i know them best: outtake & hula/music mama

i met allegra back in 2007 at Forest Home and we’ve had the pleasure of working together in family camp for the past several years.  she met her man while working at camp and he and i once shared the greatest high-five of all time (he made a movie that made me ball with its grandeur… so i congratulated him – because about 90% of time my heart is made of stone and i couldn’t cry if i tried – and the rest is history)

so all that to say: this couple is pretty amazing… here’s what we came up with to invite their friends and family to join in their great-ness:


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and clearly their guests were totally into it because they received aprons with their names embroidered in my handwriting from the save the dates, their logo appeared all over their gifts! it was SO COOL to get so many pictures from them of their gifts inspired by my designs!  luckily, they liked what i had created enough to jump in on the fun themselves… it was a pretty awesome surprise to get the favor at the wedding… a glass with their logo:

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November 13, 2013

a few fall wedding invites

holy moley was this a busy fall for me!

i had the privilege of working with some awesome couples to create some of my all time favorite invitations!

table numbers from the wedding i posted a while back:

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fun foldy invites for claire and kyle:

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here’s a little taste of allegra and outtake’s invites – more to come on those soon!

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katie and jp’s invites for their wedding in washington state and their reception in mississippi:

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to see these beauties first be sure to follow laurenishdesign on instagram

to order your own custom wedding invites email

October 29, 2013

caitlin & stephen’s invites and a few announcements

awesome new things that are happening:

1 – i’ve been working on SO MANY wedding invitations and paper goods for Fall 2013… and the season is almost over! so much goodness is headed your way

2.  “then sings my soul” mugs will soon be printed and available for the holidays with new permanent ink!

3.  if you haven’t noticed, i’ve been a LOT more active on instagram over these last few months, and you should expect that to pick up even more in the near future – so if you haven’t already been enjoying those images be sure to search #laurenishdesign or #laurenish asap!

here’s one of the weddings i worked on this summer/fall and definitely a favorite for 2013! congrats to the happy couple who was married this weekend!

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August 29, 2013

lately… on instagram






i have been failing to update this blog lately, hopefully a few of you caught on and have been following laurenishdesign on instagram

if not, here’s what you’ve been missing…

folded-card graduation announcements:

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gold 30th birthday invites:

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gold and charcoal wedding invites:

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some lovely word art:


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engagement party invitations:

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save the dates:

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and plenty of addressed envelopes:

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upload your own photos of your laurenish design pieces or check out what others are posting under #laurenish or #laurenishdesign


May 31, 2013

how to get other people to buy you laurenish things

getting married? having a baby? doing something else exciting that gives you a reason to put together a registry? why not add some word art or rubber stamps to your list of toasters and towels?


step one: make an amazon wishlist or registy – CLICK HERE

step two (A): dream up the perfect laurenish item… maybe it’s a rubber stamp with your new address, or a word art canvas or wood panel, maybe it’s a custom designed skateboard deck or even a gift certificate… either way email me with the desires of your heart and i’ll post it on MY ETSY PAGE and you can add it to your registry

step two (B): maybe you dont know what you want but you expect your friends and family to figure it out… choose one of the already posted items to add to your registry

step three: sit back and smile as you think about how tech savvy and awesome you are… and how better your life will be now that you’ve added a little more laurenish 🙂


to order something for yourself or a friend visit MY ETSY PAGE or email me at

December 15, 2012


so this is happening:

save-the-date-salehere’s something slightly CRAZY i decided to do while i’m on my winter break from teaching – put down a $50 deposit on your save the date order before january 12th and save over 20%! extra fees for rush orders (less then 4 weeks) will apply.

need more then 100 save the dates? add-on in increments of 25 for $15 each

need less then 100 save the dates? 25 cards = $40, 50 cards = $55, 75 cards = $70

these are standard 4×6 flat card style as seen here and here and here and here

have questions?

wondering where to mail your deposit?


October 9, 2012

kacee & matt

sharing a lovely little wedding invitation with you via photos by my dear friend meggie burr!

kacee and matt spent almost their entire engagement a world apart while matt was serving overseas in the marine corps so kacee and i worked together to show what a big day this would be – a celebration of the rest of their lives TOGETHER

May 1, 2012

Alex Rae & Joe Invites and Save the Dates

These two are pretty adorable.  They’re moving to Japan.  Their love is purple and red.

(these aren’t their actual save the dates or invitations… but they’re still fun to look at)

congrats you two 🙂

April 20, 2012

pet love invites

in 2010 i became a vendor on 100 layer cake and have since been lucky to have a few brides contact me about invitations and other wedding related designs.  (you can see my vendor profile here)by far my FAVORITE project from a 100LC bride was this one…

you may remember these from a previous post, but it’s so much more fun to see pictures of them instead.   it all started with a typical email… “I’m looking for someone to design invitations for my upcoming wedding”… yada yada and then “We want our invite design to include colorful flowers and cute illustrations of our dog and cat.”


i had ALOT of fun with these and hope you enjoy them too.  the rsvps are double-sided postcards and the invite is double sided as well with a floral pattern printed on the back

hoping to be bring more custom invites your way soon

November 20, 2011

laura & justin – save the dates

happy wedding day to laura and justin!!! enjoy these, their save the dates…

once again, photos used in the save the dates are by the talented niall mccarthy

we’ve gotten reports that laura and justin’s save the dates have been mistaken for advertisements for clothing stores… i guess that’s what happens when you’re this cute of a couple.

((fun fact:  the front of the card – on the left – is made up of two separate pictures!))