Heraldry: It’s not just for the aristocracy anymore! Hand-painted in lush watercolors, a custom crest is our new favorite way to commemorate the wedding day. “It’s an incredibly personal way to tie your love story, shared interests, and wedding details into a piece your family will keep forever,” says Baltimore-based Poppy & Scooter’s Jessica McSweeney, whose work appears below. Feature your crest on your wedding stationery and website, then frame a print for the wall at home.
The Essential Elements
1. Local landmark 2. Your initials 3. Reminder of your first kiss, proposal, or other significant moment 4. Flowers from a favorite city or country 5. Your wedding date and location