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Floral Crest for a New Hampshire Rehearsal Dinner

Floral Crest for a New Hampshire Rehearsal Dinner

I was thrilled to hear from Sorrell Downing at Events by Sorrell last spring! Sorrell was putting together a rehearsal dinner and was in need of a colorful crest invitation in watercolor. Two of my favorite projects-florals and crests!  And of course I was happy to mix it up and...

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Lobster & Floral Melange in Kennebunkport

Lobster &  Floral Melange in Kennebunkport

A great big thank you to the bride, Sarah, for such a heartfelt and thoughtful review.  One of the upsides of Covid (yes...contradiction in terms, I know!) was bonding with the couples through a challenging time! This is a perfect example of such a wedding.   The minute we got engaged...

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Special Custom Details for a Cape Cod Wedding

Special Custom Details for a Cape Cod Wedding

We started working together on Save the Dates in (do you believe....?!) 2019! Thank you for the lovely review, Sarah! We had so many conversations over this time period, we really got to know each other well.  I had the pleasure of working with El the past couple of years....

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Autumn Allure at Hardy Farm in Maine

Autumn Allure at Hardy Farm in Maine

Autumn is my favorite time of year!  The colors, the crisp  air, and of course, it's just starting to cool off.  I heard from Elizabeth and Patrick about their wedding in September of 2020.  The year of the last minute celebration it seemed!  The wedding would be at Hardy Farm in...

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Hydrangeas & Blueberries in Mid-Coast Maine

Hydrangeas & Blueberries in Mid-Coast Maine

Thank you to the bride, Julia, for this thoughtful review. Your day was picture perfect and by looking at the photos, I feel like I was there!  Thank you for trusting me with so many special details.  It was an absolute pleasure working with Ellen and Bob! El's Cards was...

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Autumn Wedding at Lake Winnipesaukee

Autumn Wedding at Lake Winnipesaukee

I appreciate these kind words of recommendation from Brenda, the thoughtful bride: My husband and I got married on 10/9/2020. Throughout our planning process, we knew that we wanted a seating chart that was unique and could be utilized after our wedding. Our venue, Mill Falls, recommended we contact Ellen -...

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Buoys & Peonies on Monhegan Island

Buoys & Peonies on Monhegan Island

Thank you, lovely bride Lucy, for this wonderful and thoughtful review! El is FANTASTIC! Her artwork is beautiful, creative, personal, sweet, and elegant. El was very responsive, organized, helpful, and kind when working with us. She has an amazing portfolio of work to chose from, not to mention the personalization...

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Classic Hydrangeas at Rocky Neck State Park, CT

Classic Hydrangeas at Rocky Neck State Park, CT

We thank you, Libby and Jamie for this lovely review!-Working with Ellen was such a joy. We found Ellen late in the planning process and we are so grateful that she was able to accommodate our timeline. She is creative, organized, and professional. She guided us through the design and...

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Colorful Custom Wedding on Cape Cod

Colorful Custom Wedding on Cape Cod

We genuinely thank you for this kind review, Beth and Kevin! Creating all your custom artwork was a special part of 2019.Working with El and Bob was truly a delight and highlight of planning our wedding. From the first time we met at their home, we knew that having El design everything...

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Beach Rocks Calligraphy in Rye, NH

Beach Rocks Calligraphy in Rye, NH

Thank you so much, Carter, for this thoughtful and kind review!  I look forward to staying in touch...especially since now we are practically neighbors :) A friend of mine had used El's Cards for her wedding and when I described to her what my wedding vision was she pointed me...

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Spectacular Weekend at the Chatham Bars Inn

Spectacular Weekend at the Chatham Bars Inn

I sincerely thank you for this lovely testimonial about El's Cards. Working with you was a true pleasure!I met El several years ago while she was exhibiting at a festival near my home. I loved El’s watercolor designs and the top-rate paper product quality that she used in both cards and...

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Autumn at the Breakwater in Kennebunkport

Autumn at the Breakwater in Kennebunkport

Thank you to the lovely bride, Allie, for your kind words about El's Cards- We absolutely loved working with El’s Cards to create everything from our save the dates to invitations and day-of paper for our wedding. Not only do they create products that are beautiful and distinct, Ellen and her...

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Maine Seaside Stunner at the Newagen Inn

Maine Seaside Stunner at the Newagen Inn

Thank you, Carmela, for your wonderful testimonial! Working with El and Bob was the highlight of planning this wedding.  El very quickly understood the vision that Isabel had for her and Rob’s coastal Maine wedding that was being held in a location with special generational meaning for our family.  El...

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Mid-Coast Maine Map at French's Point, Maine

Mid-Coast Maine Map at French's Point, Maine

Last spring, I was approached by a wedding invitation designer out west to have our Mid-coast Maine map envelope liner included in one of her client's invitation suites.  Map liners are such a great touch, so I agreed!  A few months later, the bride, Kristine reached out to me about...

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A Breathtaking Cape Cod Hydrangea Wedding

A Breathtaking Cape Cod Hydrangea Wedding

When I got an email from a long time friend, Cindy, telling me that her daughter was getting married, I was thrilled!  Cindy and I knew each other when I lived in Milton, MA in the "pre-Bob years".  I had just started El's Cards when we first met, and Tori...

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A Gorgeous Shelter Island, New York Wedding

A Gorgeous Shelter Island, New York Wedding

I was so happy to hear from one of our brides last year, to tell me that her wedding had been featured on the Love my Dress blog!  And Hanna's dress was truly beautiful!  What a great honor and fun article! Thank you so much for sharing, Hanna! And for your kind...

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Custom Crest for a York, ME Wedding

Custom Crest for a York, ME Wedding

It is always a wonderful compliment when a favorite El's Cards client contacts me about their wedding plans! In this case, it was Ann, the Mother of the Bride, who reached out to me last spring.  To be thought of for these special occasions is by far the best news...

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Custom Florals for a New York Lake Wedding

Custom Florals for a New York Lake Wedding

These colorful flowers were so much fun to paint! Crystal and John Michael had some great ideas for their wedding invitation custom design, and I was thrilled that this fun couple trusted me to bring their vision to life.  Naturally, since we too are cat lovers, it was a perfect...

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Hydrangeas and Sailboats in Chatham, Massachusetts

Hydrangeas and Sailboats in Chatham, Massachusetts

In May of 2018, I had a call from Julie about creating the invitations for her  Labor Day weekend wedding. She loved one of our existing invitation suites and wanted to customize the invitation to be her very own.   A fully custom invitation is wonderful, but it can be just as much fun to...

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Kennebunkport Wedding at St. Ann's Church

Kennebunkport Wedding at St. Ann's Church

This Kennebunkport wedding was another one of our fun projects with the talented Kate Martin from Beautiful Days last summer.  I have now officially dubbed 2018 The Year of the Mussel Shell at El's Cards!!  This wedding was another occasion where the bride and groom selected sweet mussel shell details...

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Custom Jar Tags for Homemade Jams

Custom Jar Tags for Homemade Jams

I met Chelsea and her Mom on a cold day in the winter of 2018. We had met years before at a craft show in Maine. They had been in to our favorite shop in Portland (Visibility), and the gals there referred Chelsea to us when she remarked on our...

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