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COVID-19 Update
We are open for business as usual despite the current circumstances, and are taking orders for 2020 weddings and beyond.
Established in 2013, Elle Bee Design is an independent wedding stationery boutique, specialising in high-quality, versatile, & customisable collections using handpicked quality materials & accessories
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£2
Details

Products and Services

Save the Dates / Thank You Notes
Letterpress Stationery
Albums / Guestbooks
Handmade
DIY Invitations
Programs / Place Cards / Menus
Print
Last-Minute Orders
Table Plan
Online Shop
Wedding Invitations
Physical Shop / Studio
Laser Cut Stationery
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Signs
Pocketfold Stationery
Full Description
Elle Bee is a family-run handmade invitation and stationery business situated in Worcester, serving couples in all corners of the UK and beyond. We are very proud to be Worcestershire's most versatile and comprehensive Wedding Stationer offering a HUGE range of choice including; • Luxury Handmade - for those couples who want to WOW their guests with a traditional-style first impression • Professionally printed - the most versatile range we offer - for couples who want the ability to literally build their order to their specification and budget. This collection of over 30 designs is all printed in-house on our newest addition, BERTHA, our commercial printing system - this makes this range competitive with some of the larger, well-known printers on the web but with the added benefit of a personal designer and shorter lead times! • Foiled invitations - for couple who love our professionally printed range but want to add a touch of sparkle and class to them • Specialist - including white ink printing and foil embossed for those who want to stand out from the crowd and have some truly unique! Our ranges cover an array of styles and budgets, allowing all couples to be catered for with multiple colour-customisable options, and all ranges come with options for Save the dates, Invitations, Place Cards, table numbers, table Menus, order of service, favour boxes, guest books, table plan, welcome and order of the day signs, and thank you cards. Our mantra is on offering value for money whilst sourcing the highest quality materials we can find - we vet all of our suppliers to ensure that we have quality assurance at all times. We offer a personable, expert service to make the sourcing of your invitations and stationery as simple and stress-free as possible. Feel free to send us a quick email to discuss your requirements; we'd love to hear from you! Laura & Ian

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Laura Beaumont
Hello! My name is Laura and I am the founder and owner of Elle Bee! My husband Ian and I have been serving couples across the country since 2013 and have made many friends along the way! We pride ourselves on quality and simply being helpful! We have a desire to help make your day as special and stress-free as possible. Please do not hesitate to get in touch; we will always offer help and advice wherever it may be needed! Laura & Ian

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2013
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
2
Reviews
(117)
(117)
April & Marc
Married in January 2020
December 2016
We won't hesitate to recommend you to friends
Just wanted to send a quick email to say we received the invitations and we're ready to send them out this weekend :-) Thank you so much for being so helpful, and amazingly efficient just before Christmas! We won't hesitate to recommend you to friends, and wish you all the best for the new year.
Becky & Dan
Married in November 2019
December 2016
Just what I wanted
I wanted to say thank you for our gorgeous invites. They are perfect and just what I wanted them to look like. I have made them all up and they are ready to send off next week. Thank you again, so lovely working with you on them.
Kerry & Ross
Married in November 2019
December 2016
The Save the Dates look incredible!!!!
The Save the Dates look incredible!!!! Thank you so much!
Olivia & Jordan
Married in November 2019
December 2016
I am so happy with them!
Just want to say thank you so so much for our save the dates. I am so happy with them! They look fab!
Holly & Matthew
Married in November 2019
December 2016
The invitations are GORGEOUS!!
The invitations are GORGEOUS!! I absolutely adore them and feel incredibly proud to be sending them out to our guests! Thank you so so so much for all of the hard work and professionalism in pulling these together.
Rachel & Ricky
Married in October 2019
December 2016
Helped set the tone perfectly!
A sincere thanks to you both for all the help you gave us with our wedding stationery, it helped us set the tone for our day perfectly and both ourselves and our guests absolutely loved it all.
Location & Contact Details

Address

22 Millhams Ave, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR4 0RN, England

Travel Notes

Our studio is based in our home so if you want to pop along for a visit look out for our house sign and feel free to park on our drive (we have a very small road!)

Nearest Town

Worcester

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M5, J6

Nearest Train Station

Worcester Shrub Hill

Nearest Airport

Birmingham

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Press & Awards
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Press & Awards (5)

VOGUE November 2020 Edition "Vogue Pops the Question"
VOGUE October 2020 Edition "Vogue's Love Story"
VOGUE December 2020 Edition "Eat, Drink and be Married"

Industry Awards (2)

Bride Book Award of Excellence 2018 - Gold
Bride Book Award of Excellence 2019 - Platinum
FAQ
(9)

What is your most memorable wedding?

I was asked by a couple (who are now very good friends of mine) to design them a Rockabilly Wedding set. I made their invitations, place cards and also table plan in black, red and polka dot. We became such good friends that I even got an invite to their wedding day! The most nerve-wracking thing was seeing the A1 table plan I had made and hearing people comment about it without knowing it was me who made it! Thankfully, everyone was very complimentary!

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Versatile, Contemporary, Elegant, Cost-Effective, Simple

What about your business are you most proud of?

Elle Bee started life as a cardmaking business - over five years we've evolved where the majority of our work is now in catering for couples and their wedding day. In 2018 we moved digital printing from an outsourced printers, to investing in a commercial-grade printing system, enabling us to reduce our pricing and increase our versatility. In 2029 we expanded again to become the only stationer in Worcester to offer specialist white ink printing in house. And in early 2021, we are set to receive our brand new foiling machine that will allow us to offer foil embossed stationery (known as hot foil). Making these investments have been big steps for Elle Bee and ones that we're exceptionally proud of. Alongside this, we are happy to work alongside a number of West Midlands venues on either an informal or formal basis, all of whom trust us to professionally support them, whether it's a wedding fair or an open day.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take your time and allow plenty of time for planning. We see a lot of couples leave certain things to the last minute which can result in disappointment. It is never to early to book anything, even stationery! Always make sure to get as much booked and sorted as you can right at the start - its saves a lot of unnecessary worry and stress later on!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

Wax seals. As we have the ability to have any emblem/monogram/image engraved onto a coin to make the wax seal, we love the creative and unique ideas couples come up with. We have engraved a dragons head, four leafed clover and dog paw to name a few! We love our couples to get creative with our wax seals!

Describe your typical process with a couple.

We encourage all clients to order a sample first. This way you can get a real idea of the quality of our materials and our work. We then arrange a consult either face-to-face or via zoom if not local where we go over every aspect of what the client is looking for (if required). We then use our expertise to help guide them through the process of choosing their stationery. Following this we create a quote based upon the clients choices. If clients are happy the order is placed at their convenience and we begin the process of designing their stationery immediately. Proofing is completed electronically and once formally signed off, we can then print the items, quality check them and ship them. The process can take 2-3 weeks from start to finish but we have been known to complete orders in less than a week if needed.

What is the most important piece of stationery for a wedding and why?

Definitely invitations! Invitations are the first impression guest will get of the day that they are going to be involved in. Romantic invitations give the impressions are love and warmth, elegant invitations give the impression sophistication. Handmade stationery is particularly tactile and also weighs a fair bit; I have had couples contact me after their Wedding to say that family members have held onto their invites as a keepsake, one even framed it! So for me invitations are the most important part of what I do.

What is your best seller?

Our specialist White Ink is very popular with couples. White ink printing is uncommon within stationery circles due to the equipment needed to produce. At Elle Bee we are very lucky to not only have access to it, but we own the machinery to do it! This makes us the only Stationer is Worcester to offer this unique finish in-house.

How do you add romance to any wedding stationery you do?

We can engrave and supply handmade wax seals to nearly every element of stationery. Wax seals are a wonderful way of bringing a real personal touch whilst remaining classy and elegant.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook Special OfferQuote "Bridebook" when contacting us for 5% off when you spend £250 or more. Cannot be used with any other offer.