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Fall Wedding Invitation Trends

Since fall is underway, we asked our friends at Dandelion Patch to share their favorite autumnal wedding invitations.

By Kim Forrest Published

Now that we’ve started pulling our boots and tights out of our storage units, we’re all about fall. So we asked Heidi Kallett of the Dandelion Patch, a stationery store with locations in Vienna, Leesburg, Reston, and Georgetown (you might remember her from our Vendor Q&A last week) to share the latest trends in fall wedding invitations.

“For fall, we’re seeing lots of nature-themed invitations, using images of trees, leaves, mountains—and lots of peacocks,” says Kallett. “We’re also seeing couples mix and match patterns like stripes, florals, and checks, all in the same design.”

She also listed monochromatic styles (think two tones of purple), heavyweight paper with hand-painted edging, diecut envelopes and invitations, and personalized envelope liners as other big trends.

The hot stationery colors this fall? “Copper, deep purple, and jewel tones,” says Kallett.

Some of her favorite fall invitations are shown above.

1. Vintage Bookplate invitation suite by Grapevine

2. Middleton invitation suite by the Lettered Olive

3. Invitation suite by Spark

For more information on these and many other invitation designs, visit the Dandelion Patch's Web site.

Posted at 10:59 AM/ET, 09/23/2011 RSS | Print | Permalink | Comments () | Washingtonian.com Blogs


  • Choosing wedding invitations cards is surely a difficult task, there are tons of them in the market which makes it tough to select any of them, you can also create your own card if you can't find one which meet your needs.

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