Invitation Suite in Peach, Mint & Silver

The shoot that included this wedding invitation suite was a collaboration between German wedding photographer Tanja Kibogo and me and many other vendors and was based on a specific color scheme that Tanja had envisioned. It included hand lettered names in mint watercolor and a few scattered illustrations, next to the calligraphy in peach and silver inks.

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Stationery: A Creative Affair  |  Photography: Kibogo Photography | Wedding Planner: Doreen Winking | Wedding Dress: Jenny Packham | Brides Shoes: Spartoo | Bow Ties: Olga Shulman - Atelier Melange | Cake : Alma Pasteles |  Decor + Floral Design: Helene Gutjahr | Earrings: Poetry Designs | Hair & Make Up: Maskenraum - Christina | Headpiece : Jannie Baltzer | Jewellery Of Bride: Jenny Packham Via The White Dress Company | Oldtimer: Autohaus Seiler | Sequin Table Cloth : Mylk & Honey | Wedding Gown Boutique: The White Dress Company | Wedding Rings + Cufflings: Michaela Roemer | Wedding Venue: Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg

 . This shoot is featured on STYLE ME PRETTY

 


A Romance in Paris

This is an inspiration for the romantics!
This visual story is all about the quiet fantasy about a romantic couple in Paris celebrating the beginnings of their love... writing each other letters and notes… all the while the lettering artist and photographer (that's me!) is giving you, my dear reader, quirky hints at the obvious, hoping that you will let your imagination run wild and just fall in love with being romantic again…

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Paris wedding calligraphy by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy place cards by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy place cards by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy letter by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy letter by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy place cards by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
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Magnolia tree_Photo by Clara Tuma
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Paris_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris wedding calligraphy by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
wedding menu calligraphy by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
wedding menu calligraphy by A Creative Affair_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris Bistro Chairs_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris Bistro_Photo by Clara Tuma
Paris_Photo by Clara Tuma


Concept and Calligraphy: A Creative Affair  |  Photography: Clara Tuma

See more of this inspiration shoot over on WEDDING SPARROW.
 


Romantic blush pink watercolor invitation design

I designed this invitation recently for a styled shoot that involved many many flowers. It took place in a garden, and the color theme lent itself to this romantic feminine blush pink invitation design that included watercolor lettering. Beautifully captured by Berlin-based Ashley Ludaescher. Enjoy!

 Calligraphy & watercolor lettering invitation by A CREATIVE AFFAIR 
www.acreativeaffair-studio.com
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 Calligraphy & watercolor lettering invitation by A CREATIVE AFFAIR 
www.acreativeaffair-studio.com
 Calligraphy & watercolor lettering invitation by A CREATIVE AFFAIR 
www.acreativeaffair-studio.com
styled shoot watercolor calligraphy invitation by A Creative Affair


Invitation: A Creative Affair  |  Photography: Ashley Ludaescher Photography  |  Wedding Location: Gartenglück Wegendorf  |  Hair and Makeup: Lena Schleweis  |  Floral Design and Styling: Botanic Art  |  Wedding Planning and Coordination: Beautiful Occasions  |  Wedding Dress: ambacherVIDIC | Cake and Baked Goods: Dilekerei  | Groom’s Suit: Hugo Boss and The Kooples  |  Models: Josefin from SEEDS Management  and Daniel  |  Wedding Car: Brautwagen  |  Ribbon: Frou Frou Chic
 


Black on White

About a month ago, my friend Mireia Cordomi asked me if I'd have time to squeeze in a couple of place cards for her upcoming bridal inspiration shoot in Malaga. She had a black and white theme in mind and I quickly wrote a few with classic black ink for her. I really adore the moss decor she placed them on and come back to thinking that often Less is just a lot More.

calligraphy place card by A Creative Affair
calligraphy place card by A Creative Affair


To see more of this inspiration, hop over to WEDDING SPARROW!
 


Bon Voyage - a little story

Last summer I made a custom order for KT Merry. I designed, lettered and painted "bon voyage" on a piece of fabric. I drove to Aix-en-Provence and hand delivered it to Élodie of La Fabrique à Rêves over a panaché at Le Grillon, and she handed it over to KT in Tourtour, where "bon voyage" was photographed with a lovely French couple on a scooter. That styled shoot was featured on Wedding Sparrow and is also at home here.

As "bon voyage" was originally intended to be put on a getaway car, KT kept it and flew around the US, "bon voyage" always in her suitcase, looking for opportunities to photograph it again.

Then finally last April, during her "moda e arte" workshop in Ravello, that day had come. "bon voyage" was taken out of that suitcase for a beautiful inspirational honeymoon shoot. The fabric banner was put onto a chic little car, this time with a hot Italian couple kissing next to it. And I think it looks just as amazing here as on that French scooter! KT Merry's shoot was featured on Style Me Pretty and Flutter Magazine showed off "bon voyage" as seen through the workshop's attendees.

In the meantime, "bon voyage" is in Florida again and the word is that - after almost a year - it'll be coming back home soon. Bon Voyage!

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hand lettered car signage by A Creative Affair
hand lettered car signage by A Creative Affair
 

Love is

I quickly wanted to share this tiny little project that I made for Valentine's Day this year. Writing with paint is fantastic, it's one more thing that I really enjoy. As with all lettering and calligraphy, words never come out the same - which is exactly the reason for its appeal! Hand lettered, hand painted, hand written….. it becomes unique and just so personal.

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