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Greenvelope’s Birthday Design Competition

Greenvelope’s Birthday Design Competition

If you happen to be looking for an excuse to throw a birthday bash this year, you’re in luck. We have a fierce collection of brand new birthday invites, thanks to Greenvelope’s second design competition! Our community of designers were challenged to create and submit their very coolest birthday invitations. And if you ask Sogoal Zolghadri (owner of Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop and our esteemed judge), they crushed it. Choosing three category winners wasn’t easy, but here’s what stood out to Sogoal the most:

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Fall in Love with 6 of our Most Popular Save-The-Dates

Most popular save the date

So the question was popped and you’re officially engaged—congratulations! The first step is to break out the bubbly and celebrate accordingly. The next step is to finalize a date and get all your loved ones in the loop. Sending save-the-dates for your wedding is the easiest (and most stylish!) way to get your guests to mark their calendars. And as you begin to brainstorm that perfect design, here’s what’s trending this season. Keep scrolling to see our 6 most-popular save-the-dates!

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Introducing the Stunning New WonderWed Wedding Collection

New Online Wedding Invitations from WonderWed and Greenvelope

For one of our loveliest collaborations yet, we’ve partnered with WonderWed to bring you a stunning new collection filled with seven stylish wedding suites. WonderWed, the go-to planning resource and inspiration blog in Germany, is bringing their community’s stunning styles and upcoming trends to this exclusive wedding collection. And while there’s nothing wrong with classic wedding stationery styles, we absolutely love these trendy renditions. From contemporary color palettes to abstract designs (and everything in between!), WonderWed’s exclusive collection is sure to spark inspiration for any modern couple looking to plan their upcoming nuptial celebration.

We love this wedding invitation collection’s ability to make a bold, beautiful statement for any couple. And while WonderWed is the premier wedding site for German couples, these stunning suites are offered in all languages. Click here to view the full WonderWed Invitation Collection, or keep scrolling for a stylized sneak peek!  read more…

Designer Feature: Camille Robinson

Camille Robinson Greenvelope Designer

We’re delighted to feature Camille Robinson, an endlessly creative designer and business owner (based right here in Seattle!) Skilled in hand lettering and a true master of all things typography, Camille has inspired couples and party hosts alike with her stunning invitation collection. From birthday parties and engagement celebrations to corporate events and weddings, her varied designs have beautifully set the stage for events of all kind. Today, she’s here to share a bit more about her journey, her business, and a few of her favorite things.

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Tips for Customizing Your Invitation Design

Customizing digital invitation

So you find the perfect invitation design for your event. Now you can start personalizing it! Keep in mind, you don’t have to totally delete the template to start fresh with your event information. The existing text layouts have been thoughtfully placed by our experienced design team. You can follow their existing format and maintain the overall aesthetic of your design by simply updating and replacing the text (not deleting it!)

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Greenvelope’s Holiday Design Competition

Design Crush Contest

It’s been getting pretty festive over here, thanks to our first ever design competition! Our community of talented designers were challenged to submit their very best, non-traditional holiday greetings and invitations. And if you ask Kelly Beall (founder of Design Crush and our esteemed judge), they nailed it. Kelly will be the first to tell you, selecting a winner wasn’t easy, but here’s what she’s been crushing on the most:

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Designer Feature: Sogoal Zolghadri of Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop

Sogoal Zolghadri of Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop

We have Sogoal Zolghadri, a trained baker and incredibly talented watercolor artist, on the blog today. By pairing both her artistic skills and love for baking, she successfully opened Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop, where she beautifully hand-draws each glazed sugar cookie into edible art. Filled with creativity, wit, and off-the-wall inspiration, her cookies have been beautifully integrated into dozens of special events. With clients like Food52, Free People, and a whole lot of others, she’s widely popular. So, you could say the whole Greenvelope team was pretty excited to work with her to create a mini invitation collection! Today, she’s here to share a bit more about the inspiration behind her edible masterpieces and her journey of fusing both art and baking into one beautiful medium.

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New Designs in the National Park Foundation Collection

National Park Stationery

We’re thrilled to announce that six new gorgeous invitation suites have joined the National Park Foundation collection. Inspired by untamed landscapes like Grand Teton, to iconic, panoramic views like Yosemite, each of these new designs will continue to reflect and celebrate our nation’s diverse heritage. With this artful expansion, the Greenvelope team looks forward to continuing our goal of helping to preserve national parks for generations to come. Read on to see them all!

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Party Tips From Sogoal Zolghadri

Sogi's Honeybake Shop

Summer is almost here (believe it or not). And with the change in season comes the best part of summertime: the parties. Sure, there are other good things too (like patios and drinks with mint in them). But parties are a summer highlight, and you might want to think about throwing one. Sogoal Zolghadri of Sogi’s Honey Bakeshop is right there with us when it comes to party planning perfection, and it doesn’t have to be hard. Small touches, like fairy lights and excessive amounts of gold glitter, are only a couple of her fail-safe tips. The best part? She has a full collection of digital invites that are themed perfectly for summer. Read on for all her tips!

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Designer Feature: Patrice Horvath

Patrice Horvath

We’re thrilled to feature Patrice Horvath, an endlessly talented artist and designer based in New Jersey. Filled with colorful patterning, thematic illustrations, and whimsical watercoloring, Patrice’s invitation designs beautifully set the stage for dozens of birthdays, weddings, and outdoor events (with a fresh, colorful aesthetic!) Today, she’s here to share a bit more about her journey, her inspiration, and her favorite part of the design process.

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