We love when we’re able to create a consistent brand through the stationery, gifting and in Lana and Adam’s case, even the chairs and entertainment, for our couples. Here’s a closer peek at the few details we created and sourced for their day which helped create a cohesive modern art meets Mexican charm for their Mexico City wedding. Images by Steve Steinhardt:
First up was the save the dates. For their day we found a local artist to create mini pieces of art for the guests. Each custom piece was one of a kind and painted on locally sourced bark. We then letterpressed the wedding details on the back and sent the pretty yet informational gifts on their way.
As we often do for destination weddings, we scoured local open air markets to source the most authentic and beautiful items for the welcome gifts. For Lana and Adam, we started with this locally made, colorful tortilla basket, which fit our designs perfectly. While all the gifts had a bit of regional flair, we lined the baskets with handmade made textiles for an added texture and pop of color and then filled it with snacks and goodies from the area, including these beautiful, hand painted mezcal bottles which guests raved about all weekend long.We topped the gift with an itinerary and a sweet “Bienvenidos a Mexico” tag.
At the ceremony, we, of course, created programs for guests to follow along. Ferns were a very meaningful element to this couple. To capture that, we created a Fern motif presented in an Otomi style for the tops of the programs. And at the ceremony, our pretty welcome gift textiles made another cameo serving as the satchel for the glass to be broken at the end of their vows.
Again with a nod to the importance of the fern to the couple as well as a nod to the actual living ferns we used throughout the design, we created an escort card display with just a touch of these little green beauties.Lounges at cocktail hour had the most beautiful Otomi print pillows which are a local staple all throughout Mexico. The Otomi print didn’t stop with the pillows. We also added several different but complimentary designs of Otomi patterns to the ceremony and reception seating which completely made this design in my opinion. So many claim that the seating chosen doesn’t matter, but this celebration definitely proves otherwise.
The stationery design also made an appearance on the dinner menus which was placed atop of locally made ceramics.