Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Corporate Event Designs for Venues

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I've been gearing up for the holidays, decorating, picking out the perfect tree, all the fun stuff that comes along with xmas. :)

Well, besides designing for all of my wonderful brides, I do still have a day job to keep me afloat. The company I work for threw an anniversary party and yours truly was in charge of the venue decorations, programs, and invitations. I think the event turned out to be extremely AWESOME so I thought I would share some photos and my designs with you all.

Event Logo

Custom Gobo

Welcome and photo op banner printed on vinyl

7ft High vertical banners printed and mounted on foam core easels

Candle shade centerpiece with event logo

Custom candle shades like these can be found in my Etsy store:

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Chandelier and Damask Save the Date

Here is a new Save the Date card I posted in my Etsy store a few days ago that I love, love, love! Did I mention I love it?? Haha. Chandelier motifs are so modern and so fitting for this time of year! A few people have asked me if I plan on designing any holiday cards and I would absolutely love to but I don't think I have the time this year. So I think this will be the closest thing to a holiday card I can do. :)

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Saturday, October 31, 2009

2010 Desk Calendars by Sheila Mari Design

So I have been a little craftly lately and created some cute little desk calendars that are now on sale in my Etsy store. I just finished all the designs last night and I think it turned out really well. Perfect for stocking stuffers! :)

Oh and a small shout out to my dearest Mother... HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Love Bird Save the Dates/Wedding Announcement

Since being on Etsy I have been able to pick up on different wedding trends and I notice a lot of people are diggin' the whole love birds/nature motif. This has been one of my most popular designs and gets "hearted" (Etsy term if you are not familiar) often. I think it is really cute, very modern and fun! I created this wedding announcement for Jackie and Anthony who got married back in August. Congratulations, newlyweds! :)

Friday, October 16, 2009

Long time no blog but definitely no lack of work! Customized wedding logo preview

So it has been awhile! But work definitely has not slowed down, just moved to a new place and it is just now starting to feel like home. My little Etsy shop has been getting a little more traffic so it looks like my hard work is paying off! I am definitely excited about some upcoming projects I am working on, I have a lot of cute gift and reception ideas and I can't wait to share them. Sometimes there is just not enough hours in the day. :)

This week I've been working with Pamela & Anthony with their Jazz themed wedding. Below is just the beginning of what I will be creating for her and I am so happy that she loves it. They are huge jazz lovers and I think that it will show once all of her wedding pieces come together!

I am getting back into my blogging routine so I plan on updating on my regular weekly basis. :)

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

DIY Custom Wedding Invitation Suite

So I have finally gotten around in designing some Wedding Invitations... or suites as they are called. I'm very happy with the outcome and anxious to see the response! I always have design ideas floating around in my brain but with a full-time job and a somewhat social life it's sometimes hard to find the time to create it all!

I just posted this invitation suite to my Etsy store, I think it's simple, but cute and modern. I have a few more that I will post, along with a really cute wedding favor idea I have brewing in my mind that I am very excited about. :)

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This suite includes printable PDF's of the main invite, RSVP response card, and two insert cards. I also include a supply list and directions for assembly.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Custom Wedding Favor Stickers & Tags

Another great detail to make your wedding a little more unique is to use personalized wedding favor labels. These are a perfect way to add a personalized flair to your wedding favors! Each wedding favor tag and label I design can be customized with different colors, fonts, or with your personalized message. Wedding favor tags and personalized labels can easily be attached to your favor bags or favor boxes. You can even use them as envelope seals for your invitations.

One of my designs on a wedding favor box. So cute!

A sticker sheet that I created for Anneli and Jason.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Black & White Damask with Apple Green Accents - Save the Date Cards

Save the Date time! Here is another Save the Date post card that I created for Kaara and Chris. It features the ever so popular damask pattern with green apple accents, very cute. Congratulations guys! :)

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Ana Maria & Mario's Custom Wedding Monogram

I have another monogram to share! I created this for Ana Maria and Mario's big day :) They are getting married next year in Columbia, which I am sure will be beautiful! Their colors are red, orange, and white. Ana Maria's favorite flower is a tulip so we definitely had to incorporate that into the monogram. Congratulations guys!

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Dan & Maeve's Custom Wedding Website

For the last two weeks I have been busy working with Maeve on her and her fiancés wedding website. It has been such a pleasure working with such a sweet person and I have enjoyed every minute of the creative process! I create a lot of monograms and Save The Date cards but creating wedding websites are my absolute favorite! I am most proud of them. :) We are finally finished and she has been gracious enough to let me share it with you all!

Check out Dan and Maeve's website below:

Their wedding is right around the corner, October 17. Congratulations guys!

Friday, August 14, 2009

Damask Wedding Galore

Went to Rhea & Dennis' wedding last weekend in Annapolis, MD. Had so much fun and I was so impressed with all of the cute and fun details that Rhea put into her wedding reception! I honestly couldn't have expected any less since I know how great her tastes are. Here are a few photos of her and Dennis' wedding. You can see their black and white damask wedding in action! Welcome sign, escort sign, and favor box stickers were created by yours truly. ;)

Check out her BEAUTIFUL weddings photos as well...

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Thank You Cards using a Custom Monogram

Jennifer was so kind to have sent me a photo of the Thank You cards she has created using the monogram I customized for her. She did an awesome job! :) (Check out the original monogram in the post below.)

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Custom Monogram and Customized Wedding Koozies

I've been working with another Etsy bride on her custom monogram and party favor and I have just made the final touches on it. Jennifer and Jason's big day is in October and they're tying the knot in Playa del Carmen, Mexico! We used chocolate brown and moss green as their colors, which are great for a fall wedding. She is also giving away drink koozies, which is also great for a destination wedding. Check out her finished designs below. Congrats guys!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Cute nature-inspired jewelry from Etsy

I recently bought a necklace from Etsy from a seller named "Sweetmini". I LOVE LOVE all of her cute ultra feminine jewelry... I bought myself the necklace below and got so many compliments when I wore it to work today. I wanted to share with you some of her pieces because I thought they would make great gifts for bridesmaids or for bridal shower party favors!

My necklace:

Monday, July 20, 2009

Wedding Preview - Damask Save The Dates, Favor Boxes, Welcome Sign, Website

For the past few months, I have been helping my friend Rhea design some pieces for her and her fiancé Dennis' wedding next month. I am so excited and happy that the wedding is right around the corner! I just wanted to post a small preview of some of the things that I have designed for them. Their colors are hot pink and black and they wanted to use a damask pattern, which suits Rhea's personality perfectly. :)

I plan on taking lots of pictures at the wedding and of course I will be taking pictures of the pieces I created for her.

Printed Save The Dates

Saturday, July 18, 2009


Welcome to my first official post! :)

For those who don't know me, my name is Sheila and I am a graphic designer working in Atlanta, GA. Although I have just started SHEILA MARI DESIGN a few months ago, I have been working as graphic designer for the past 6 years. Well, a few months ago a friend of mine asked me to help her design a few pieces for her wedding, that is when I discovered my knack for wedding design and I have loved every minute of it!

I started this blog so that I can share all of my design projects with you. I also wanted a fun way for brides to view all my different designs and wedding ideas. I also love to bargain shop and I love to support other artists and their handmade products, so I plan on sharing all of my super cute finds with you! ;)

I plan on posting on a regular basis so please come back or better yet, subscribe!