Marine life thrives in your stationery with these vintage-style aquatic wedding invitations (now double-sided!)
Science-themed weddings, aquarium weddings, beach weddings, weddings for folks who just love octopodes… these whimsical aquatic wedding invitations somehow manage to take vintage-era prints and make them totally new. Our longtime paperie partner, Concertina Press, has always been a mainstay for readers of Offbeat Bride, but new advances in technology are giving us a new perk!
My mother named me Madison after the mermaid in the movie Splash, so it only seemed fitting that the wedding take place in an aquarium. We took our first look photos in the "wetlands" area of the Florida Aquarium, and the ceremony was in front of the Coral Reef Gallery.
My favorite part of the venue were the sharks that appeared in our photos. The soft blue lighting throughout the aquarium was beautiful, and the venue was really fun.
A Ravenclaw and Hufflepuff don their finest bespoke outfits (including killer blue suit and gorgeous pink corset gown!) for this magical Huffleclaw wedding at a Dallas aquarium. It’s under the sea meets Harry Potter meets ALL OUR DREAMS COME TRUE! Don’t miss the Harry Potter house-themed cake, aquarium backdrop, and pastel flowers everywhere.
Our sponsor Concertina Press is back and giving me a fresh case of the “wish I hads.” Get your snorkels and flippers on, and let’s submerge ourselves into the aquarium of wonders that is Concertina Press’ nautical stationery…
We love us some dragons… and sharks… and aquariums… and amazing purple and blue gowns — this wedding is killing it with style! Don’t miss the sketch comedian officiants, the gorgeous venue, and the self-portrait guest book. And you’ll definitely want to hear about the real origins of weddings starring none other than “Weddings Bartholemew!”
Concertina Press creates nautically-inspired wedding invitations and stationery, using antique scientific illustrations of cool sea creatures like jellyfish, octopus, squid, sea snails, and even (my personal faves!) sharks. Whether you’re having an elaborate Cape Cod yacht club wedding, an intimate beachside ceremony, or a quirky wedding at an aquarium, Concertina Press has just the invitation design for you. Let’s dive in…