Margaret and Brian are getting married at the Madonna Della Strada chapel in Chicago. There is a beautiful circle motif on the exterior of the church that looks like this:
(photo from this flickr page)
I made a gatefold invitation, and the outside part of the card reflects the church's circular design:
It opens up,
and inside, the illustration evokes the reception space. Margaret and Brian chose to celebrate at Salvage One, a unique venue. It's a warehouse with vintage chandeliers and mid-century modern furniture. Margaret took photos of her favorite chandeliers for me to illustrate.
Paper bands with the wedding date wrapped around the gatefold cards.
And the custom envelope labels brought the whole design together.
See more photos here.