Pro TipMake A First Impression with Custom Wedding Invitations
by Cink DeVeas — Cink Art, LLC
First impressions are everything!
The first impression of your wedding is also a glimpse into what is to come. It is when the tone and vibe of the special event, that you are planning, happens. This is imprinted in the mind of your family and friends when they receive the Save-The-Date or open the envelope of your invitation.
Branding is not just what corporations do through their logos, but what you and your fiancée do when choosing and creating the invitation and suite of paper goods for your wedding.
A professional wedding stationery designer, like Cink, will take the time to listen to your love story and learn about your personalities and interests. Through this fact-finding conversation, she will gain an understanding of the wedding that you are working to create with its unique vibe and will then be able to create the perfect iconic design that is meaningful to both of you.
Cink Art, LLC creates unique, custom invitations and paper goods by factoring in the following elements:
- Style, color palette and theme of your wedding
- Personalized monogram
- Beautiful paper choices
- Creative packaging
What Cink uniquely offers couples that she works with, is her talent for bringing architecture, florals, monograms or other artwork to life on the canvas and transferring it to paper. She pours her time and love into drawing or painting by hand, landmarks such as your Alma Mater, Reception Venue, or maybe the place where you met, and turning it into the centerpiece of your invitation suite. (Save-The-Dates, Invitations, Place Cards, Seating Chart, Programs and Thank You Cards). You can then frame your custom drawing or painting for your home.
Trending today, in the world of invitations are beautiful, hand drawn maps featuring the vicinity of your wedding. Cink’s talent for drawing and painting allow her clients to provide their guests with a custom/personalized map for all of the wedding activities. These maps may include your ceremony location, reception venue, hotels/B&B’s for the guests, rehearsal dinner venue, after party venue, brunch venue the next day, and notable historic or personal landmarks. Maps are printed on postcards that can be used for Save-The-Dates, Welcome or Swag Bag “day of” information cards for your guests, or as Note Cards. Large prints of the maps are also available for framing. You can choose from a variety of paper stocks and color inks to truly make these uniquely yours.
Stationery for A Military Wedding
CINK ART, LLC is honored to be one of the few stationers licensed to use The United States Navy and Marine Corps crests on printed invitations. Since 1986 they have been providing invitations and accessories for The Naval Academy. Their inventory of designs and products built around Naval Academy Weddings has become comprehensive over the years. Cink Art, LLC also enjoys sharing a list of trustworthy wedding vendors that they frequently work with and have extensive experience or even specialize in weddings in Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy.
Please note that Cink Art, LLC provides a service discount to all military customers.