Back for more baseball theme wedding invitations! Caitlin found an invitation I had previously created for Tara and Mike’s baseball theme wedding and wanted to customize the same type of invitation for her wedding. Caitlin and her finance (now husband) Keith are die-hard Boston Red Sox fans and were looking to incorporate as much of the teams’ look and feel into their wedding decor.
I used the same style enclosure and paper as the last baseball invitation – a red petal fold enclosure and circle cut white cardstock, however the design had been completely updated and revised for Caitlin and Keith. I used a font resembling the Red Sox team font paired with an airy sans-serif font and a brush script and applied more of a vintage design to the cards. Even the baseball seams down the side had a gradient effect applied, giving them a worn look.
The RSVP card is shaped like home plate, with a perforated edge to detach and mail the postcard back.
The invitation itself is held together with a brad at the top so you can page through the different cards.
Being a big baseball fan myself, I love creating these theme invitations and I had a great time working with Caitlin on all of the corresponding materials for the wedding to match. Don’t forget to follow BB10 Creative on Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter to see all the latest and greatest work!
Wow, I’ve really fallen behind on updating the blog recently, but I have a new batch of invitations to post about! September has become a very popular month for weddings and with some late minute additions, BB10 Creative has been working on sending out over 500 invitations in the month of June for four September weddings (and one late addition July wedding!).
This is a bit out of order, but wedding number two in our September line up takes place September 3rd for a great couple, Lisa and Raul. Lisa and Raul came to BB10 Creative looking for some unique wedding invitations to fit the theme of their wedding – baseball! Lisa and Raul were the second clients of BB10 to get married at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Being a big Brewer fan myself, I was very excited to make another set of baseball theme wedding invitations.
Lisa and Raul decided on a marine color scheme for their wedding and ultimately picked the following design for their invitations. Baseball theme invitations can be tricky because you generally want them to be formal enough to say “wedding” but still fun enough to say “there’s a baseball theme here.” Incorporating the baseball in the center of the flowers was one way solve the issue and comes across as formal while still being fun.
We used the marine color palette for the design, with a more modern sans-serif font paired with a brush script. The invitation was printed on a clean white linen cardstock, and then bound together with silver brads at the top. The invitation was housed in a 5×7 marine petal enclosure that was sealed shut with a custom sticker that matched the invitation design. The whole package was then mailed out in a very elegant silver metallic envelope.
Lisa and Raul also liked the idea of using the shape of home plate as their RSVP card, which is something we had previously designed for Mike and Tara’s invitations. The RSVP card is then perforated so guests can detach and mail back.
Overall, this turned out to be another fun and completely different baseball themed invitation that is still very elegant and formal. Petal enclosures add a really elegant touch to invitations, along with the metallic mailing envelopes.
Coming up next is September wedding three of four – a very late addition to our line up, but a very fun invitation!
Our third wedding of 2010 is taking place on May 1st 2010, between another great couple, Tara and Mike. I have to admit, I was pretty excited when Tara and Mike came to BB10 Creative for their invitations because I am a big Brewers fan, and they are getting married at Miller Park!
That being said, the theme of this wedding is pretty obvious – baseball! Tara and Mike wanted a fun and unique baseball theme invitation, but still wanted to keep it somewhat formal for a wedding. They knew their colors were going to be red with a tan/brownish accent, and that we needed to include an actual baseball ticket from Miller Park so that their guests are able to enter the ballpark for the wedding.
The result was this semi-formal and fun invitation. We used circle-cut white cardstock with baseball stitching for the design of the 3 main cards, and the RSVP card is actually in the shape of home plate, with a perforation so guests can detach and mail the postcard! The invitation is held together with copper colored brads, and was then placed inside a bright red petal enclosure which was sealed with the monogram sticker. Side note: Ok, I kind of copied the Brewers “M” and modified it to make it an “N” to create a fun monogram for the wedding…
Tara and Mike also decided to send save-the-dates and in keeping with the baseball theme, we created actual baseball cards with a photo of the couple on the front and the wedding “stats” on the back.
I love the way the materials came together for this wedding, and it goes to show that you can still have a really fun, unconventional theme for your wedding while still keeping traditional elegance and class for the event. As always, check back on wedding invitations page of BB10 Creative to see all the final materials for the wedding including matching programs, a place card sign, and thank you cards!