This bespoke wedding monogram illustration was created as an ink keepsake to treasure in memory of the couple's special wedding day.
Created within an ink square, the illustration unfolds around the couple's initials with each and every illustrated element representing the couple's journey to their wedding day, the date of which is commemorated at the bottom of the illustration.
Places of significance:
Two countries and two particular locations are included in the illustration as places of special importance to the couple.
Rome, Italy, where the couple were engaged, is represented by the colosseum and the outline of Italy.
Praia do Carvoeiro, Portugal is represented by the view of the bay from the couple's wedding ceremony location and the outline of Portugal.
Peonies, which formed part of the wedding day flowers and which also represent romance, prosperity, good fortune, a happy marriage, honour, and compassion featured primarily in the illustration.
Cherry blossom was used to signify a time of renewal as their relationship moves on to this new chapter of marriage. Olive branches and a Portuguese squill flower are used to indicate Portugal.
Seagulls as a reminder of their wedding destination and a cup of indian tea, which relates to a personal story for the couple.