The invitation is the first part of your wedding that your guests will experience. I strive to make that moment memorable


My creative process focuses on capturing you and your wedding on paper. I want guests to open their envelopes, get a glimpse into your celebration, and feel the anticipation of the moments and memories to come. I pull inspiration from details like venue architecture, nature, family heritage, and meaningful icons to create custom designs that are uniquely you. Every detail is hand-crafted by me: watercolor paintings, line drawings, and spot calligraphy.

CUSTOM WEDDING STATIONERY

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Inquiry & Proposal

ABOUT THE PROCESS

INQUIRY & PROPOSAL

​After filling out my contact form with your details, I'll send over a proposal, which will outline an estimate & timeline for your stationery. You'll have the option to schedule a call, where we can chat over the phone about the details of your wedding, and what you envision for your invitations. To secure your spot in my design calendar, you'll sign a contract & pay a retainer.

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Production & Mailing

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Painting & Design

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Inquiry & Proposal

ABOUT THE PROCESS

INSPIRATION & SKETCH

​My design process begins with a questionnaire to gather more details about you & your vision for your celebration. The words and images you provide are what inspires my design. From the details you provide, I'll create a mood board and color palette based on my inspiration. I'll also sketch out my ideas and the specific art & design direction for your invitations.

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Painting & Design

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Inquiry & Proposal

ABOUT THE PROCESS

PAINTING & DESIGN

After you approve the sketch, my favorite part begins! I put my tools to work to create the art & calligraphy for your wedding stationery. You will receive up to 3 rounds of design proofs before the final print approval. We'll take care of any tweaks to ensure each piece is 100% perfect. 

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Production & Mailing

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Painting & Design

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Inquiry & Proposal

ABOUT THE PROCESS

PRODUCTION & MAILING

​Once the designs & wording have been finalized, your invitations get sent to the printer! You get to sit back and relax, while I take care of assembly. Once everything is ready, I ship your fully assembled suites to you.

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Consider me your creative director, artist-in-residence, project manager, etiquette expert, calligrapher, and envelope stuffer. I wear many hats, all with the primary goal of making the custom design process seamless for you.

WORKING WITH ME

I strive to design invitations that become family heirlooms, as a physical representation of this momentous occasion.

Nora O'Brien Studio currently has a project minimum of $1500.

Save the Dates: starting at $1500
Invitations: starting at $3000
Day-of Stationery: priced according to scope

INVESTMENT

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