Invitation Maven

Spring Wedding Inspiration in the Heart of Koreatown

Floral invitation suite

Invitation Maven participates in several styled shoots every year. It’s a great way to keep our portfolio up to date and to try out new designs for our clients. We participated in a styled shoot at The One Event Venue in Koreatown near downtown Los Angeles a few months back and got picked up in … Read more

Planning or Rescheduling Your Event Because of the Covid-19 Coronavirus Shutdown

March 18, 2020 These are trying times. I’m writing this from my studio in Los Angeles, California, and while we don’t currently have an official shelter-in-place order in effect where I live, many communities in my state do. In Los Angeles, we are into the third day of a 16-day city-wide shut down of restaurants … Read more

Party Planning Stress and Drama: Full Time Invitation Designer, Part Time Therapist

I have been designing custom invitations professionally for more than 20 years. It takes time to create the perfect invitation suites, signage and décor for my clients’ events. Because I spend so much time with clients, I’m not just an invitation designer, I’m also a trusted confidant. Over that time, I’ve worked with clients who … Read more

Script Fonts on Invitations: Yes or No?

Invitation with floral design and sample bride and groom named Emily and Michael

A few weeks ago, I asked for some assistance in identifying a particular script font that a client wanted to use. And it got me thinking: Should I use script fonts on invitations? Will my clients even be able to read them? The reason why I asked myself this question is because the Common Core … Read more

When A Large Event Comes Together, It’s Magical!

Over the past few weeks, I have been working feverishly on an installation for a large entertainment client in the Los Angeles area where I live. I can’t share the name of the client or photos of the work we created at the moment, but I can share my experience working as a member of … Read more