I am sometimes asked what inspires my invitation designs. Well, it just depends. Sometimes I get an image in my mind of what I want a design to look like, sometimes I have an idea of the ‘feeling’ I want to convey then I figure out the details once I start the design process. Sometimes it’s a font that inspires me, or a single image. Just like with planning a wedding, it’s always helpful to pull the ideas together in an inspiration board to help me focus.
A couple weeks ago, I shared some of my invitation inspiration with Leila over at Inspired by This and I figured I would do the same right here on Flights of Fancy.
When designing the Alani wedding invitation, I wanted to convey the feeling of the tropics without using an obvious island motif. I was really inspired by Hawaiian style:
Here’s how the invitation turned out: