| West Texas Save-the-Date

When Derek and Emily asked me to create a custom invitation suite with a “Brooklyn meets West Texas” vibe, I was thrilled.  I couldn’t shake that Yellow Rose of Texas song from my mind, and when I suggested the idea of incorporating it to Emily she laughed and told me that the song was “…about a woman named Emily Morgan, the ‘yellow rose of Texas’,  a prostitute who “distracted” Santa Ana so the Texans could get across a bridge or something. There’s a hotel named after her in San Antonio where I grew up, though my parents didn’t know any of this when I was born in Massachusetts and they named me…Emily Morgan!”  That settled it.

After an unsuccessful search for the perfect fabric to make pockets, we created a custom yellow rose patterned paper to line the envelopes. The cards have a digitally printed black layer with a gold foil overlay on kraft paper.  I can’t wait to show you the rest of the pieces!

  • brian

    February 28, 2012 3:50 pm

    Texas Forever! This is awesome.

  • jana

    February 28, 2012 4:46 pm

    Looks great! I wish more than ever that the gold had worked out on our announcments!

  • Jeff

    February 28, 2012 7:26 pm

    I like the blue envelopes. You go Glenn Coco.

  • Nik T

    February 29, 2012 6:51 pm

    Gooorgeous! Great job!

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