the big day: jill + william.

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we shared jill + william’s invitations with you last week and are even more delighted to share these gorgeous photos of their wedding day by alison conklin. here is the list of their talented vendors that made this wedding beneath the bridge extra magical!

wedding stationery: loveleigh invitations
bridal gown: calla blanche from i do…i do…
bridesmaid + flower girl dresses: joanna august from bella bridesmaids
groom + groomsmen tuxes: generation tux
florist + venue decor: mark kintzel design
makeup: shimmer and spice
hair: boho hair salon
photographer: alison conklin
videographer: live picture studios
music: steel drums/mustafa alexander + dj/dj shortkutz
cake: lael cakes
venue: inn at lambertville station
rings: kevin’s fine jewelry
bride + bridesmaids + flower girl jewelry: karen feldman
honeymoon: tuscany, capri + positano

the life of lily.

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as much as i love the suburbs and nature, i have to admit, there is way more happening in a city. check out what i found on my walk to work this morning! i love when its 8 am and the good vibes are being passed on!

the workin’ intern.

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this tuesday i am sharing a new personal project i want to get started on. sometimes i forget to experiment and create designs for myself so i started a list of all sorts of things i would like to illustrate. i think my number one thing to work on is incorporating texture into more of my work [and of course, illustrating cacti made the list]. hopefully i stick with it!

loveleigh’s latest: jill + william.

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jill and william professed their love beneath the PA-NJ bridge at the lambertville station this past may. this location meant a lot to them as a couple originally from each of the bordering states. the historic seafoam green new hope-lambertville bridge had to make an appearance into the suite. mandy, of myrtle and lloyd, painted a beautiful, custom watercolor illustration of the bridge which we had printed on translucent vellum. we used this artwork as an overlay on top of the invitation suite which allowed some of the invitation elements to peek through. the suite was finished with a playful criss cross wrapping with natural twine. the romantic large, loopy names on the invitation were the handiwork of mary ellen, of calligraphy by mary ellen, which were also used on the custom return address stamp. the invitations arrived to wedding guests in navy envelopes hand addressed with rose gold metallic ink also by mary ellen. we loved collaborating with our friendors to create such a personal invitation!

life of lily

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creating anything should never be stressful (at least in my opinion), so when i find that it is becoming stressful what do i do? i create more! i didn’t have any ideas, so i just started with lines… and lines became patterns. next thing i knew i had a full page of beautiful pattern.

the workin’ intern.

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happy tuesday loveleighs! today is the day i tell you a little more about the postable series i have been working on. this badly wrapped cactus is a snippet of one out of three birthday cards. all three use the same color and pattern and are just as fun as this preview! don’t worry, the other two will be revealed soon enough.

life of lily.

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this past week i took a moment to appreciate things that do not come instantaneously. i sat down in front of a book shelf and committed to reading something (yes- i consider art books reading). flipping through pages of famous artworks may not have been as fast paced as scrolling through my instagram feed but i loved my time relaxing and not being on the go.

life of lily: creative in the kitchen.

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creativity can happen anywhere and this week it happened in my kitchen. i stopped at my local farm stand, maple acres, to buy fresh and local produce. the vibrancy of fruits and vegetables inspired me to spend the day in my kitchen seeing what i could make. i settled for the perfect summer soup, gazpacho.