Metallics have been a huge wedding trend for some time. It seems like the streak is still going strong for 2015! There’s no better way to catch your guest’s eyes than by adding a touch of sparkle to your custom wedding stationery. Here are a few ideas:
I love glitter! It can be used as an accent, or as a main theme for a wedding. Katie and John used silver glitter to great effect in their wedding, starting with their custom wedding invitations. Pearl metallic paper was mounted on silver glitter cardstock and bound with a silver glitter bellyband. The envelope liner was silver glitter, too!
Check out Katie and John’s real wedding for more glittery wedding inspiration. Katie is a glitter girl, through and through, and there was sparkle everywhere from her shoes to their reception tablecloths. My favorite little detail was their escort cards, which were mounted on silver cardstock and stuck into tiny flowerpots, each of which held a succulent plant. Cute!
Foil stamping is a great way to print on dark papers, where ink would otherwise be hard to read. Silver, gold, copper, or another metallic color will really make your custom wedding stationery shine! You can use foil stamping in almost every wedding style, including modern, elegant, urban chic, and even rustic. Combine it with glittery details for a big statement, or use it sparingly for a more delicate approach. Check out Jeanine and Nick’s wedding invitations for an example of silver foil stamping and Tara and Sean’s wedding invitations for an example of gold foil stamping.
What colors can you use with metallics? Any colors you want! Marsala was just announced as Pantone’s color of the year. It pairs beautifully with warm metallics like gold, copper, and rose gold. A modern wedding can use gold accents with a clean black and white palette. Last year, Abby and Warner used teal edge painting and gold thermography in an elegant wedding invitation. I love that color combination!
Are you thinking of using metallics on your wedding stationery? Tell me your ideas in the comments!
Image courtesy of CeciStyle Magazine.