Emily Morrison and Steven Krall
June 13th, 2015
Lake Bluff, Illinois
On a flawless June Saturday, an absolutely lovely Emily and a dashing Steven were married on the inviting and placid shores of Lake Michigan, in Lake Bluff, amidst the verdant beauty that is Shoreacres. Entirely gracious welcome cocktails and a Sunday brunch took place amongst the mature trees and cooling shade of Lake Forest resulting in the perfect warm-up, and wind-down, for the big day.
Emily and mother, Susan, collaborated brilliantly as we created an expanse of needful papers starting with an elegantly subtle Save the Date. The wedding invitations were Empire (our largest) with hand beveled edges and rounded corners, carefully painted with Aquamarine ink. The text was hand calligraphed before being etched in copper for presses built long before any of our grandparents were born. The text was then engraved, one by one, with our stately Baron Gray ink. To complete the suite, a classic one-line response card and an literary card, all with coordinating edges, were enclosed in each hand calligraphed envelope finished with a soft and luxuriously simple aquamarine tissue lining.
For the day of, there were sweet little program booklets bound with aquamarine silk ribbon, hand calligraphed escort cards, and charming menus perched at each place setting. On the tables, the theme was completed by way of a provision of soft cotton stock with aquamarine bleeding borders that encouraged guests to scribble a few lasting thoughts for the delightful bride and groom to cherish.
Congratulations Emily and Steven! Dempsey & Carroll is delighted to have had a role on a most important day!