Friday, August 28, 2009

I was browsing online, and noticed that a few brides are adding a little touch of personality to their wedding style with their shoes. Gone are the old white sandals (which are cute), but these shoes I found can totally be worn after the Big Day!

These fun polka dots are from Justin & Michelle's blog. So fun! I love the "something blue"... from Natlie Moser's photography blog.

These are my favorite...from Melissa Mcclure Photography here in San Diego. I wish I knew who made the shoes, but I would wear these now, even to the mall.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Barbara's Custom Table Cards

Barbara approached me months ago, to help her customize her wedding stationery with her custom monogram which she designed herself. She provided the images for her monogram vision, and we will be using the final monogram in all her stationery. Here are her table numbers, which are really cute, because she included quotes on love for each card and table. These cards are flat 5.5 x 5.5 inches printed on Luxe Cream Cardstock, and handcut by me.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Printing Services available!

Haley had come to me for her DIY projects, including her invitations and now her programs. So I've decided to offer DIY program designs in pdf files for brides or event coordinators to print programs from their own computer. Just tell me what style and size you need, and I will do the rest. In Haley's case, since the date of her wedding was coming up soon, she asked if I could print them for her, which I was happy to do (since she's been so sweet). I ordered the papers, precut, and printed them for her and shipped them over for a nominal fee. Congrats, Haley!!!
GE Designs is now offering to design and print your programs for you, so you don't need to battle with your printer settings or paper sizing. Just wait for the pre-printed, pre-cut programs to arrive and get ready to DIY.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Candice's Table Numbers

Candice has her own version of the table numbers with the love words/definitions, with the accent of blue butterflies.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Shop Announcement

Due to high volume, GE Designs is no longer accepting orders for weddings taking place for rest of August through September 7, 2009.

Rush Orders for Seating Charts (with $20 rush fee) are still accepted.

If you inquired prior to this message, please send GE Designs a message to confirm your spot in the design/assembly schedule.

Thank you for your patience!!!

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Whitney's Reserved Signs

Yikes. It's been a super hectic couple weeks!! I'm back in full swing (thanks ladies, for your patience!). I want to post a some photos of Whitney's Reserved Signs. She had me make 5 of them, one for each parental unit on her side and his side. There's one for the Fathers, Mothers, and Steps. I wish photos would do them justice, because the sheen of the metallic cardstock really is gorgeous in person.

These Signs are available in my Etsy Shop starting at $3.75 each. The more you buy, the more you save!

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Megan's Bejeweled Theme

Megan's wedding is going to have vibrant purples, reds, tangerine and other jeweled tones. We created the following table numbers to tie in 3 of the colors that are dominent in her centerpieces. Her theme is the name of gems. Lovely! Here is is one of the drafts of her matching Seating Chart with the same colors incorporated in the watermarked Monogram and in the names of their guests.

Her matching Bride and Groom Reserved Signs will hang from their chairs at their Head Table.

All these items are printed on shimmery Metallic Cardstock...

I love this color scheme... I may be posting an inspiration board soon around this bejeweled look.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Marley's New Haircut!

And just for fun, and since this was the highlight of my weekend, here's GE Designs Mascot, Marley, with his 2009 Haircut! And here's his "BEFORE" photo...We've been cutting his hair every summer, so it will be interesting to see how it grows back this year. And to sheltie lovers (and dog groomers) out there, I know the outer coat may never be the same, but he's not a showdog, and he seems to love it in the hot summer weather.


Here is a new Seating Chart Design, the TIFFANY Style, available for purchase in my shop. Although this style is called TIFFANY for the colors, it is still customizable to suit your own color scheme...

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Inspiration Board: Pretty Peacocks

I was in Palos Verdes visiting family, and was amazed by the wild peacocks that wander the area. Beautiful creatures (and loud!). So I was inspired to put together a peacock-inspired table number design and a matching inspiration board too. I love the turquoise, greens and blues. This vibrant pallette would be perfect for a summer wedding.

First Row: Alfred Angelo, Bouquet from The Knot, GE Designs table number

Second Row: Nine West Shoes from the Knot, PRograms from The Knot, Centerpiece from The Knot, Vases from The Knot

Third Row: Centerpiece from The Knot, Bouquets, from the Knot, Earrings from Etsy Seller Blue Nostalgia, Bracelet from Etsy Passions Victorina, Peacock Clutch from Etsy Seller Clutch That

Saturday, August 8, 2009


Here's a preview to a new twist on the CRYSTAL clustered Table Number in a tent style. This sample below is in a Peacock theme, which I will post an inspiration board for tomorrow...

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Katie's Menus and Seating Chart

Katie ordered the SWIRLY Seating Chart Design from my shop, and asked for matching menus printed on Smooth Ivory Matte Cardstock.
For this particular design, my solid ink printer doesn't allow bleeding, so I added a matching simple border. You may choose to print these at home or send it to a professional printer, but remember there are different specifications for different printers to keep in mind.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Bana's Table Numbers: DIY (Sort of)

Bana contacted me recently to put together her table numbers in eggplant and antique gold, but then she already had her own cardstock available, and lived so closeby, that we decided to have me do her table numbers, HALF done, and she'd finish them off herself. I created the top layers of the metallic antique gold trim, with the metallic ivory cardstock with her info printed on it. She asked for the NICOLE table number design. She will be having her own eggplant cardstock trimmed down to 5x7 cards, so she can paste my part of it together. A nice collaboration. Congrats, Bana!!!!

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Maggie's Table Numbers

Maggie came up with some really cute descriptions for her themed table numbers. Not only does her set include significant years in the couple's lives, but also a few little facts that were really unique and quirky. I didn't get photos of every single one, but here are a few to give you an idea.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Ashley's Seating Chart

Gianna, a former client AND a local Orange County event planner from Chic Celebrations, came to me for one of her clients for a Seating Chart for her wedding today. Ashley had her own monogram made, so I simply incorporated it into the chart's template, and matched the fonts to her monogram. I love the look of this chart, because of its vintage feel. Looks like she went for some cool table names too. Congrats, Ashley!
Because Ashley had her own monogram for me to use, she only had to pay the basic Seating Chart Design price ($20.00). Additional charges apply to other options you would need for your event seating chart, including a customized monogram or customized graphic.