Vanilla Retro Stationery specializes in design based illustrated wedding invitations. We have been selling online since 2013 and have provided stationery for over 1000 couples across the globe.
Products and Services
Laser Cut Stationery
Programs / Place Cards / Menus
Save the Dates / Thank You Notes
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
I'm so happy I found Vanilla Retro
A happy couple
Absolutely love my personalised unique save the dates!!! The scratch off part to show the date was so clever & cute! Michelle was so wel...
A happy couple
Vanilla retro did our main wedding invitations too - we've had so many compliments on them - cannot fault product or service from start ...
We are delighted with the end result
A couple's parents
We wanted to say a massive thank you for all your hard work and creativity.
We are delighted with the end results and many people have s...
We provide every aspect of your wedding stationery - from your initial save the dates through to your thank you cards. We have a home studio set up where all orders are personally compiled with loving attention to detail.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Michelle
Welcome to Vanilla Retro Stationery - a home run business specializing in illustrated wedding stationery.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Press & Awards
Press and Awards (1)
Brides magazine, Your Merseyside Wedding
Location & Contact Details
Wirral, Cheshire, England
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What is your most memorable wedding?
I've worked on many destination weddings, the most memorable being for an Australian couple who married in Italy and had guests attending from literally all over the globe. The stationery design encompassed their love of travelling combined with the style of their venue and an art deco flair.
What about your business are you most proud of?
I've been running my business independently for 3 years, and love that I've staying in touch with many of my couples well beyond their wedding date. I've been nominated for Best Stationery Business in the Northwest County Brides Awards 2014 and have been featured in several prestigious Bridal publications.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Weddings are personal - it's all about reflecting your personality as a couple. Its very easy to get swayed by current trends, but I find couples are much less stressed when they keep things true to a style they are accustomed to.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Typically, orders begin with a one to one consultation where I get an opportunity to find out about the couple and their ideas for their wedding. From there, I can work out what stationery they might be looking for and can show th a selection of samples which might be of interest. Once an order begins, proofs are generated for approval and an order finally goes to print once the Couple are happy with their design.
What is the most important piece of stationery for a wedding and why?
I find the invitation is the most important - it tells your guests so much more than just the date and location - the quality, the design, the wording used all give your guests an idea of what to expect from your day and really, whether they should be excited to attend.
What is your best seller?
My modern botanical collection is a clear favourite amongst my couples, closely followed by my Scratch off Save the Date cards.