Real Weddings : Mr & Mrs Martin & Hanna Kinsella

Hanna and Martin (as seen on ITV's 'Real Housewives of Cheshire') wed in the stunning halls of Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral,  followed by a reception in the lush surroundings of Sefton Park's iconic Palmhouse.


Hanna's vision was to honour both the awe inspiring setting of the cathedral and her Iranian heritage - combining a traditional invitation with elements of Persian design. This was achieved using a variety of printing techniques. The invitation was printed simply using a raised effect in deep green on a pure white board. This was presented wrapped in a vellum sheet featuring a lush and leafy tropical design in many shades of green. The accompanying info card featured a paisley design, foiled in bright gold. Paisley is an ornamental pattern originating in Persia featuring the 'boteh' or 'buta', a teardrop-shaped motif with a curved upper end. The theme carried throughout the stationery suite, and was set off with additional elements of gold - in the wax seal and the thread which wrapped the invitation. The seating plan was a mirror with the paisley pattern applied around the edges with sumptuous hints of luxurious gold on the individual cards. Simply stunning!

Photographs (Thank you card and Seating Plan) by Lawson Photography. All other photography by Dragonfly.

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