Real Wedding: Erica + Anthony

Erica and Anthony's Ashford Estate wedding with stationery by April Lynn Designs |

It’s Wedding Wednesday, and there’s no better way to kick off the day than with a real wedding! As a stationery designer, so much of my work with the couple happens before their wedding day. We talk about their venue, I know their color palette, and I can envision the details that will be purposefully […]

The Importance of Custom Day of Wedding Stationery


For many couples, a save the date is the very first piece of wedding stationery they think to send and design. You want to announce your upcoming wedding date while also announcing that you’re engaged (perhaps with a photo!). Next, your mind wanders to wedding invitations. This is the most formal piece of stationery for […]

Real Wedding: Mallery + James


Mallery and James tied the knot on August 29, 2015. They welcomed guests to their ceremony at Old St. Mary’s church in downtown Philadelphia just before joining their guests for a reception overlooking the Delaware River at the Hilton Philadelphia Penn’s Landing. Guests saw their first peek of the wedding’s design when they received M+J’s […]

Real Wedding: Debbie + Terry

Rustic Willow Creek Winery Wedding

Debbie and Terry decided to have a beach wedding–and a winery wedding! They tied the knot at the Jersey shore on October 17, 2014. Willow Creek Winery is in Cape May, minutes from the beach. The venue added a touch of rustic charm to this gorgeous wedding. I was so happy to be able to design custom wedding […]

Real Wedding: Michele + Matt

Rustic Beach Wedding Couple's Portrait

Michele and Matt’s wedding date was September 26th, 2014. I got to work with these two a lot in the months leading up to their special day! I created save the dates for their shabby-chic wedding in blush pink and antique blue. Michele’s beach-themed bridal shower invitation was a project I undertook for Michele’s mom–it was so much […]

Real Wedding: Stephanie + Dave

Philadelphia Waterfront Wedding Couple's Portrait

Stephanie, aka Miss Romantic Bride from It’s A Bride’s Life, got married to the love of her life on September 6th, 2014! I was honored to be involved in their Independence Seaport Museum wedding. I designed Philadelphia custom wedding invitations for them. Their day-of stationery had a matching purple and Philadelphia skyline theme. CinemaCake Filmmakers captured the video of […]

Real Wedding: Stephanie + Eric

Philadelphia Custom Wedding Stationery | Hotel Monaco Wedding Programs by April Lynn Designs

I created Philadelphia custom wedding stationery for Stephanie and Eric, who were married on May 3rd at Old St. Mary’s Church. Their wedding invitations were inspired by Philadelphia’s Hotel Monaco, where their reception was held. I continued their wedding stationery along the same theme, using purple and green and the iconic pattern that the hotel uses […]

Real Wedding: Sarah + Dax

Philadelphia Custom Wedding Stationery | Dress + Lovebirds Wedding Invitation

Sarah and Dax were married on November 1 of last year. Their wedding’s theme was gray and orange, which really popped against the season’s foliage. You might remember the invitations I designed for them from a post I did last December. That adorable lovebird motif appeared throughout their wedding. You can see all the Philadelphia custom wedding […]

Real Wedding: Dehondra + Lamar


Dehondra and Lamar had such a beautiful wedding on August 24th, 2013. They were referred to me by Events by Katrina Gilbert, who planned this wedding with a color story of ivory and black. There were pink accents throughout the wedding as a nod to the late mother in law, and my Philadelphia custom wedding […]

Philadelphia Custom Wedding Stationery: What To Do About Table Assignments?

garden wedding escort cards

Whether your wedding is rustic, offbeat, elegant, or designed to reflect the season’s beauty, your guests will need a way to find their tables. You have a few options for execution, and even more options to customize table assignments to fit your wedding. Read on for some ideas and examples. Escort Cards Guests love escort […]

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