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Stumbled across this site ‘official mfg. co.’and fell head over heels in infatuation with –well-everything that they do.Here is a taste:Invites they designed for Spirit of 77, Ace Hotel Portland, Olympic Provisions & Clyde Common “Holiday” Party. Letterpressed fronts, stamped envelopes.check them out here

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Wedding invitations: Lindsay & Bobby

When I was up at Camp Wandawega about a month ago, I saw this invitation pinned-up behind the kitchen sink. I grabbed it and brought it home to photograph for the blog. I love the sort of Boy-Scout-meets-government-issue feel of the design work done by the bride, Lindsay. I decided to shoot the invite with a screened window dappling light on it (I’m trying to get better at styling and lighting). I thought it gave it a slightly cabin-y, Fall feel. I asked Lindsay if she had anything to say about designing this “guidebook” for her August 25th wedding at…

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So I opened the mailbox last week….

and it hit me. holy god-  weve got some talented friends. in one week, we got 4 invitations / announcements / cards – a selection of some of the wedding invitations for camp weddings @ wandawega this year. so inspiring! lovely lovely lovely….. (from our friend Hillary Schuster- Wandawega camp counselor / blogger). a sweet little package that arrived in the mail – similiar design to their wedding invitations. from our friend Sam Spratlin– designer & creative director at Ogilvy from our friends Evan & Nicole- a recent wedding @ Camp. from our friends Keely & Jason – another upcoming wedding @ Camp!

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meet hillary & michael.

a pair of crazy talented creatives in chicago (hillary /  michael), whose style i covet beyond words. they (almost) got married in our backyard 🙂 we are so happy that they shared some pretty amazing photos with us of their summercamp wedding. i heart every freaking detail–from the feathers on their invitations to the propping of the tables. congrats, kids. well done!! here is their lovely booklet invitation… a fantastic spread by their photographer steven michael can be found here! [image credits: Steven Michael Photography]

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