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Lion Crest Wedding Invitation

Maria & Stavros

This couple was interested in creating an opulent luxury invitation suite that was personalized and had meaning meaningful details and symbolisms that were unique to them. We created a custom crest with two lions, each of which reflected the hobbies and backgrounds of the bride and groom. The center shield houses their initials which are written in the Greek alphabet and bordered with a Greek meandros border as a subtle nod to their culture and heritage.

Since we are a studio specializing in custom work, we put together custom pricing for each project. For your convenience, below is a brief summary of the starting prices for both our collection and custom suites:

• $2,000 is the starting price for pre-existing designs for a 4-piece suite in 1-letterpress color. Suites with additional embellishments such as foil stamping, laser cut sleeves, pocket folders, etc. start at a higher price point of $3,000 and up.

• Custom invitations start at $2,750 for a 4-piece suite in 1-letterpress color.

• For budgets in the $1,000 range, many of our designs can be adapted to a economical price point using flat printing.


Note: A 4-piece suite includes Invitation, Reply Card, Outer Envelope and Reply Envelope. However a suite can be customized to your needs. Most pre-existing designs you see, whether it be from our custom page or collection page, can be made into a ready to order set

To receive a more detailed estimate based upon your stationery needs or to schedule a consultation (by appointment only), please contact us at:

[email protected]

(212) 696-6624 - phone

The Details

Our lion crest wedding invitations truly come to life with all the carefully considered details woven into the fabric of each of our designs. Explore the details in this suite.

 

Gold on gold lion crest on back of invitation Laser cut window revealing monogram Two lion crest with a Greek inspired shield border and crown Letterpress scrollwork on reply card Scrollwork laser cut detail Gold lettering and letterpress typography Gold foil lion crest on die cut invitation

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Custom Process

Our custom process is as unique and creative as our finished pieces themselves. Take a look below to see how we brought our client's vision to life.

The Inspiration

We invite you to explore our inspiration and moodboard for how this lion crest wedding invitation design came to fruition. You’re also welcome to view our creative process to dig deeper into our exclusive design process.

Old world inspiration images and moodboard
Rustic farmer's almanac, Botticelli painting and inspiration

Sketches

We began the process with a few different variants on an invitation card and sleeve inspired by our signature Château design. We explored some different die cut shapes as well as color options within a purple, ivory and gold color palette.

Ornate laser cut sleeve and invitation sketches

Crest

The couple loved the look of a crest that incorporated their personal interests, culture and backgrounds. We investigated some different animals and settled on two matching lions flanking a regal shield.

Custom crest design process

Design Refinement

After establishing the look and feel of the suite, we extended the design to the envelopes as well our custom stamp designs.

Envelope and custom stamp designs

Final Refinements

Once the design is complete, we refine and perfect the digital artwork on the computer, making sure that every detail is carefully prepared for the print process.

Invitation artwork design process

Final Design

At the end of the creative process, after all edits and refinements are made, the full suite comes to life in the hands of our expert team of printers and craftsmen.

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Ready to get started?

We would welcome the opportunity to work with you and design your invitations and stationery! Contact us for more information and to schedule an appointment by phone or in person.

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