Are you on the lookout for the 10 best wedding stationery suppliers in Bristol? You’ve come to the right place.
The days of love letters may be long gone, but wedding invitations have remained in print form. Unless you’re the millennial couple that wants to send out a mass text (Michael McIntyre inspired), then you need a wedding stationary supplier. These are some of the most creative individuals in the wedding industry, with an eye for style and elegance. Take a look…
Samantha Green Designs is run by Bristol-based Sam, who has a wealth of experience in designing prints for the fashion industry. She offers a professional and quality service, and will answer all of your wedding stationary prayers. All of Sam’s designs come from original drawings and paintings, so each commission is completely unique.
Sam is a firm believer that stationary can make or break a wedding. It all comes down to the little details. They should tie your theme together, and also be a perfect keepsake for your guests. Working with a stationary designer is thrilling. You can almost sense the creativity coming through the images below. You might catch the design bug once you see Sam’s passion and determination to make you the happiest of happy couples.
Deniece creates unique and surprising stationary… who wants the boring traditional designs anymore? Answering your calls for contemporary elegance, Deniece is full of original ideas. From wedding invitations, save the dates, place cards and more… she’s got you covered.
Stationary should reflect the style and individuality of you and your wedding day. If you are both bubbly social butterflies, then your stationery should reflect this. Likewise, if you are a conservative and lowkey couple, the same applies. Don’t pressure yourselves to conform to the same old wedding stereotypes. Be your authentic selves, and this will be reflected through your stationary.
The Old Market Printing Co. is a Bristol based design and print studio run by husband and wife team, Charlotte and Jonny. They specialise in beautifully designed and screen-printed wedding stationery. This traditional print technique is all done by hand, which gives each part of the stationary a lovely tactile quality.
If you’re on the look-out for elegant calligraphy and snazzy lettering, then this is the place for you. The dynamic duo behind the brand are what makes the process so exciting. You’ll hear all about how this couple first met at university, made their own DIY wedding invitations, and eventually founded a business on their love and passion for craft.
Personalised wedding stationery is incredibly popular, and Illustrated Invitation are leaders in this field. This is a company that is run by a family team. From design, to creation, you will become a part of the family, and your happiness is of the utmost importance.
Where are you getting married? The venue is a big part of your wedding day, and should be front and centre on your invitations. That’s why Illustrated Invitation get their resident artist to produce a wonderful pencil sketch of your wedding venue. This sketch will then be featured throughout your personalised suite of wedding stationary.
Vicki Minchener is the designer behind the much loved local brand Flourish & Lace! She makes creative and contemporary wedding stationery, and loves to utilise her skills in calligraphy. Fancy something completely unique? Vicki is always open to any new challenges you give her… that’s the most exciting part of being creative in the wedding industry.
A self-confessed lover of pretty paper, you can trust that Vicki will choose the best materials for your invitations. You will be involved in every step of the designing process. Usually, you will provide Nicki with a brief, and then she will come to you with sketches and ideas. Please give honest feedback when you see these, as it’s all part and parcel of creating your dream wedding stationary.
None of the above take your fancy? If you haven't found your stationary match, then it’s worth heading down to the high street. Shops like Paperchase cater to all occasions, especially weddings.
You may not have ventured into the back of the shop, but next time you do, you will notice a lovely selection of wedding accessories. From bridal sashes, to hair clips for the #bridetribe, it’s definitely worth popping down to have a look. Nestled in amongst this stand will be a few options for your wedding invitations, place settings and stationary favours.
Enchanted Weddings & Events is a lively and packed shop at the top of Sandy Park Road in Brislington. They are known for their wedding and party planning services in the Bristol area and beyond.
Head over to their store for a glimpse into the wild and wonderful world of weddings. It may look like a small space, but they have a wealth of wedding stock on offer. Proud owners Carollyn & Dennis have been trading since 2005, and are always on hand to help you out with styling and stationary advice.
One purple shopfront, six creative people. Fig is a little shop based on Gloucester Road where you can browse and buy a variety of handmade trinkets and treats. This lovely place was voted by The Guardian as one of Bristol’s top ten Independent shops. Have you heard of it?
This is not only a shop, it is an artistic hub. If you would like a piece of art commissioned for your wedding stationary, then this is the place to go. Chitra Merchant is one artist you could choose. Her studies in art started in West Africa, which gives her work vibrancy and vitality. Click on the image below to see some examples of previous work.
Angela is the lead designer at Lovestruck Stationary. She began dabbling in wedding stationary about 10 years ago, and it became a passion very quickly for her. It unexpectedly took off, and stationary quickly became a huge part of Angela’s life.
Typography is an important aspect of stationary. Angela believes that a typeface can change the theme and tone of the piece in many ways. She hopes to start including modern calligraphy in her work soon. Join Angela on an exciting journey of creativity… and get to meet her lovely dog Rossi along the way.
Ever fancied making your own wedding stationery? Cass Art provide materials and ideas that you may have never considered before. This shop is located on Park Street in the heart of Bristol City Centre. They are a leading art materials supplier. The staff are also artists, and can give you all the friendly expert advice that you need.
You’ll be happy to know that the shop includes an art space too, which doubles up as a workshop and exhibition centre. There is no better place to get inspiration for your big day, especially if you’re the urban couple looking to put a DIY spin on your wedding.