Matinae Design Studio was started in June 2009 by Jenae Bingham. Jenae has a love for design and loves to create custom designs for her customers!
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"Will You Be My..." cards for the guys!
The "Will You Be My..." cards have been so popular this wedding season! They are a great way to ask your friends and family to be a part of your special day and to give them alot of the information they'll need. One of our couples recently came to us and wanted to order cards for her girls but also do cards for the guys! What a great idea! Lakers ended up being the theme for these cards. We created a folded card out of actual basketball textured paper! I designed a Laker inspired logo using the name for each guy and we customized the wording to include some basketball references. :) Here are pictures of the final project including the one we did for the ring bearer!
Here is a teaser of the cards we did for the girls! I'll blog these soon!
This winter, we got the opportunity to design for a unique shoot that Jessica of Jessica Frey Photography was putting together! I can't tell you how excited we were to design for this and finally get the chance to work with her! Jessica has done several fairy tale inspired shoots that are aimed to help brides find modern fairy tale inspiration. Such a cool concept!
For this styling, we had the opportunity to design an invitation suite, placecards, a cake topper, menu, and bunting. For the invitation we created a navy metallic gatefold that featured an ornate metallic yellow frame that are laser cut and placed to "frame" the panel. The panel was printed on pearl metallic paper and featured modern silhouettes. A thick satin ribbon adorned with a gold brooch tied around the outside of the invitation. The invitation was then placed in a navy metallic invitation box along with a coordinating response card and inner envelope.
Placecards were designed as tent cards using…
Over a year ago, I got the chance to design birthday invitations and accessories for an adorable set of twins. During that event, a guest at that party (Melanie) noticed my work and asked or my info so she could get in contact with me about her daughter's 8th birthday. Soon after, we met and realized she actually lived on my same street! As we spoke, she told me that her daughter, Maggi, was born on October 27th and they had always had a Halloween inspired party for her but this year she wanted to put a twist on it. I had just seen an Alice in Wonderland inspired paper line that had just hit the stores and when I showed the paper to Melanie she fell in love with the idea of using the paper as our inspiration and turning Maggi's party into a Alice in Wonderland tea party with a Halloween twist!
We designed two panel invitations that were held together with ribbon. The fronts of the panels featured Alice in Wonderland and Halloween elements while the backs featured the in…
We got the chance to design another JD inspired birthday but switched it up a bit this time! :) Invitations were created using the design below and layered on white cardstock with coordinating envelopes. We also got to design cupcake toppers and a bunting! Unfortunately, I didn't get pictures of the bunting before it shipped but each panel was black with the white border design and letters spelling out "Ken's 50th Birthday". Each panel was tied together using black twine. So fun!