Monday, 30 September 2013

"Summer Delights" Bespoke Wedding Invitation Stationery Suite Designs

Tessa and Anthony envisioned an outdoor garden wedding ceremony with lots of summery flowers and approached me to help with their wedding stationery design. The couple wanted their wedding stationery to be colourful, untraditional and delightful - something that could excite their guests! I came up with the idea of an open fan-style ceremony booklet, which I filled the pages with hand painted roses and orchids. The result was beautiful, even their celebrant complimented that it was the most attractive ceremony program booklet he had ever seen! The wedding stationery suite also includes Table Number, Thank You card and foil stamping envelope stickers in matching designs.












Thursday, 26 September 2013

Kalo Make Art in town Hong Kong 4th-31st October - wedding invitation designer Hong Kong

A message to all beautiful brides-to-be in Hong Kong!

I will be in town, Hong Kong, from 4th to 31st October.
If you'd like to meet up for a coffee and chat about your wedding invitation design, please let me know! My email is info@kalomakeart.com

Look forward to meeting you!

Kalo x


Monday, 23 September 2013

Mr & Mrs Fox Bespoke Brighton Hong Kong Wedding Cake Topper

If you have watched the movie "Fantastic Mr Fox" then you'll know foxes are just fantastic animals. Our wedding was on a barn and had an animal theme, I decided to use Mr and Mrs Fox to be our wedding cake topper!

As a stationery designer, I DIY-ed almost everything for our wedding. But one thing I really couldn't make was the wedding cake topper! I came across this beautiful hand crafted artist, Tere from Murmur Fremo on Etsy, her animal artworks are all oh-so cute, quirky and with big personality! I couldn't resist from ordering a custom wedding cake topper from Tere!

I drafted my ideas of how I'd like Mr and Mrs Fox to look like and sent them to Tere. Mr Fox wore the English tweet suit and Mrs Fox wore the Chinese Qipao (in the same style as my evening wedding dress!). Since my now-hubby loves music and I love painting, I incorporated a ukulele, a painting palette and a small paint brush for the foxes to hold. 

Throughout the process, Tere sent me regular updates to show me how the wedding cake topper came along. The level of details, love and effort she put into my wedding cake topper was incredible. I couldn't thank her enough for such a cute wedding cake topper! 

Although the wedding was over, this wedding cake topper is now on my desk and it reminds me all the fun times we had at our wedding.

If you also want to cutomise a wedding cake topper that truly means something to you, I can help drawing your design.

Special thanks...

Wedding cake topper by Murmur Fremo


Wedding cake by Jen Ford 

                         

















"Kissing Couple" Bespoke Save the Date Wedding Invitation


The kissing dutch couple figurine is an iconic tourist souvenir for Holland. Kalam, my little twin sister, also the bride-to be, originally from Hong Kong, together with her Dutch finance Pieter, came up with this idea of having the kissing dutch couple with a Chinese twist on their Save the Date. To enhance the Chinese element, I painted the girl wearing a Chinese qipao instead of the traditional dutch milk maid outfit!

 
Kalam and Pieter choose to use blue and white as their wedding colours as they are commonly used throughout the Chinese and Dutch cultures (so think Chinese and Dutch blue and white porcelains, vases and ceramic tiles!)  The Save the Date card was also designed in a square shape to imitate the appearance of a Dutch ceramic tile. 



Painting on the beach in Langkawi, what a luxury! 




Calligraphy work by Kalo Make Art


Tidied up the design and add in the wordings on the computer






Wednesday, 18 September 2013

DIY Wedding Invitation Envelope Lining tutorial

Here is a DIY tutorial to show you how you can decorate the envelope to match your invitation suite! It is really quick and simple, just follow the photographs. Sometimes it really worths the extra effort to make your wedding invitation suite even prettier!

Save the Date | Place Card designs and Calligraphy by Kalo Make Art

Matching Cookies made by talented A Legna P√Ętisseries 


 






Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Bespoke Handmade Rosette Award Card

Bespoke Handmade Rosette Award Card
These bespoke handmade rosette award card are perfect for:
Maid of Honour | Bridesmaid | Best Man | Congratulations | Thank You | Birthday | New Born Baby

All the rosettes are carefully handmade upon order! Your recipient can take out the rosette from the card and wear it ! How cool is that? The card is blank inside, so you can write your own sweet messages.

All are now available on my Etsy shop:

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