After being open for over two years we FINALLY created a custom wedding invitation with a family crest. This was for the sweet Retta, another referral from Emily.
In the process we met her Mom, Dad and fiance. Her mom and dad took the lead on the project. The inspiration came from our initial meeting with the family where I noticed the dad wearing a family crest signet ring. He explained that his mother had done quite a bit of research on the family crest and I then knew how much this meant to the family. Here is the invitation:
Thermography printed in grey on heavy ecru paper. Notice the rounded corners.