Obsessed with Sardinia!

Okay, so have you seen those mysterious pictures of boats on Pinterest that look like they are just hovering over turquoise water?  Sardinia, an Italian island.  I need to go!  Some of my latest invitation creations have a Mediterranean feel as an expression of my urge to visit this amazing little island.  Here are 10 ideas to help your obsession grow too!  Ha!


Inspiration board
Can you see why I am obsessed?  An island of color, beautiful turquoise waters, and cute little three wheel cars! [Source] [Source] [Source]

The way the blue and yellow contrast here makes me want to get up and dance.  [Source]

Don’t you just love this little vehicle?  Perfect getaway car!  [[Source]]
Mediterranean Lemon Collection

Tiles Collection
These are some of my invitations inspired by Sardinia and the Mediterranean.  [Source] [Source]

Cute little favors double as décor.  [Source]



Blue Turkish Collection


This is so freaking cute!  And don’t forget about the gelato in Italy?  You’ll never want to leave!  [Source]

Did I talk you into it?  Pretty hard to resist the striking landscape, tapestry of colors, and sunshine.  Take me there!

Sardinia turquoise
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10 Decorative Wedding Ideas that Rock!

With the start of the new wedding season I am really getting some of my creative juices flowing and thinking of unique wedding themes.  Today’s focus is on rocks, geodes, agate slices…natural beauty of rocks!  Take a look at some ideas to feature rocks as your wedding theme.



Add pops of color and give a touch of whimsy with this agate garland!



A stunning non-traditional ring is sure to lure in wandering eyes.


escort cards

Calligraphy table numbers on agate slices is another clever way to keep it earthy, yet glamorous.



Crystals and other gems can double as seating card holders and meaningful favors for your guests.


Agate Collection

Vivid agate invitations are sure to intrigue your guests before the big day.


geode cake

This cake totally blows my mind!  A geode cake edged with gold is just stunning!


Another amazing cake and table number option.  The gold accents on both really dress up this earthy idea to elegance.


An agate backdrop in neutrals is super simple, elegant and beautiful at the same time.



Colorful bars of soap for favors doubles as decorations.


If you like these ideas, please visit my Pinterest board for more.

Some Other New Additions to our Shop

My focus the last month or so has been to get more wedding invitations and Christmas cards up on my shop.  Here’s a look at some other new invitation additions to Whoa Nellie Press:

This collection is all hand drawn then scanned into the computer and manipulated in Illustrator.  Perfect for an outdoor garden wedding.

This collection features a Montgolfiers-style hot air balloon and definitely has a vintage vibe.  Perfect for a destination or travel-themed wedding.

Are you in love with color like I am?  Then this invitations suite is perfect!

For more, visit our etsy shop!

New Christmas Cards and Wedding Invitations to Share!

I am thrilled to share our latest work on Etsy.  First, we have some new Christmas cards up in our shop with another one to come.  For any photo cards, please order soon.  I also wanted to show off a couple recent invitations I worked on and just got printed.  It’s so much fun to see your work in print!

I am so excited to share this card!  My family will be sending this card out this year.  It totally captures my son’s thoughts.  He’ll literally be waking up from sleep and say he’s been dreaming about all kinds of cars and trucks.  What a boy!!  I’m pretty sure he’ll be asking Santa for something with wheels!  If you’d like me to import a photo of your child, please order soon.  Order here.


Let it Snow!  Totally in love with snowflakes?  Then this is the card for you!

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I’m totally in love with this invitations suite I just designed and printed for my client, Michelle.  It’s hand written in my own Veronica font and then printed digitally.  I can also print in letterpress so please inquire.  Shop here.  Have another style of writing in mind?  Visit our font shop.

Another view.

My Art Nouveau Peacock invitation printed digitally for Andrea’s wedding dinner.  Shop here.