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custom invitations

Wedding invitations with Kelly Kristin Design are more than just paper products, they are the first look at a love story between two people ready to commit to a lifetime together. At Kelly Kristin Design, expect a custom design catered to everything YOU. From the hand-painted watercolor to typeface and color motif; everything will seamlessly fit to your style, story and personality. This is what makes us unique.

We offer full design and printing services, your one-stop design boutique for invitations and all the really fun accents for your big day, whenever and whatever that day might be!

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Thinking about investing in custom invitations? Once you commit to a design with KKD, it’s time to let the creativity flow! If you’re in New Orleans, Detroit or Colorado, we’d love to meet in  person! Otherwise let’s start with a phone call or facetime to meet and share ideas. Remember, this is all about the two of you so get your inspiration boards out and let’s talk!

the custom process

The custom design process is an exciting and hands-on process for couples looking for bespoke invitation design. Every step of the way is approved by the client and edited to perfection--from sketch to painting to the final product. The only way to get exactly what you want for your big day is to create your dream invitation suite with Kelly Kristin Design!

meet and brainstorm

The first step of the design process is where you tell us everything about YOU. We'll cover colors & fonts you like, inspiration and of course your love story!

sketch and create 

Step two is when we start to get creative! We'll start sketching ideas and plan out the design. It's a hands-on, fun process that involves client approval till we get it just right!

paint and edit

Step three is when the invitations come to life! We paint and bring color to our ideas. Once the paintings are perfect, we'll add text and all the final details. 

finalize and print

All that's left to do now is double-check that you absolutely LOVE your invitations, address, seal and get them in the mail!! 

frequently asked questions...

How long is the custom invitation process?

-- From the time we start designing, expect to have invitations in hand in 6-8 weeks.

How much do custom invitations cost?

--The custom design fee starts at $400 plus printing, calligraphy, and all the details that make your invitations a keepsake to cherish forever. Most of our clients spend $1,000 - $3,500 depending on the invitation package and number of guests.


Do I need to pay up front?

-- Clients pay a 50% deposit up front and the remaining 50% once the final invitations are shipped. 

How does the editing process work?

-- This is YOUR day and we want your invitations to be everything you’ve ever dreamed of and absolutely perfect. Three rounds of revisions/skype meetings are included in the prices. Contact us with any and all questions throughout the process.

What if I'm not sure what I want or if I want custom invitations?

-- Hop on a complimentary call with us and we'll go over all the details! You can get a feel for our style, process and decide if custom invitations are the right fit for you. Remember, it's YOUR day and we're just here to help you celebrate! 

additional services


Add an elegant touch to your invitations. We offer a variety of handwritten addressing; from modern calligraphy to watercolor to a loose script.  

wax seals

Seal your bespoke invitations with a custom wax seal. We'll design your stamp with one final detail from your story. Love your dog or getting married in paradise?  

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New Orleans | Detroit | Vail  |  Tel: 313-598-9531

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Thanks for your interest in custom invitations!


pam, mother of the bride

Kelly, We just got the save the date card in the mail. What beautiful work you do! They look awesome and so different from other save the dates. I know how Britt is and I know she loves what you did! I can’t wait to see the wedding invitations!!

polly, bride

 “KELLY!!! The save the dates look amazing! You are so talented thank you so much!! We re so happy. Really appreciate you working so closely with us to bring the vision to life. Can’t wait to hear our guests reactions!! Can’t thank you enough. We will absolutely be recommending you!

megan, bride

Kelly is a winner in my book! Her work is superb and so unique. You can tell that she pours her heart and soul into her work, and it shows. Kelly is able to take your thoughts and ideas and put it onto paper in's magical! Thank you, Kelly! I'll be back.

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