Sip and See! A Summer Solicitous soirée

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We can all agree that there’s something magical about the Summer Solstice, a time of the year when the days are longest and the sun is the brightest. These are the days to call up your friends, throw a bbq in a park, at the beach, on a rooftop, sip drinks and hang. Hence the Sip and See (a southern term used for get togethers). It can also be the perfect time to throw the longest wedding celebration ever! Leave it to Jessica Roberts and Halligan Smith aka the ladies who like to party aka Hey Day, to serve up the best inspiration for said event. We know it’s technically not Summer anymore, but the sun still comes out, so that’s reason enough to party!

summer solicitous party

These pretty invites were designed by Hey Day and printed by Adam Smith, a screen print artist in Philadelphia. After printing, Hey Day hand cut and assembled them using some nifty white gromets.

summer solicitous party

summer solicitous party

summer solicitous party

summer solicitous party

summer solicitous party

summer solicitous party

The whole event was a DIY project. We handmade almost everything ourselves. From the dying of the napkins, to the construction of the tables, to the head wreath’s. The take home favors were paper fortune tellers. For those, we took the image used on the top fortune tellers and designed the graphics together. We’d have to say that the most satisfactory project of the evening definitely had to be watching the girls participating in the weaving of the maypole, constructed by wood worker Bradford Smith. It felt so intimate, the sun was setting beautifully, and it was so much fun!

summer solicitous party

Thanks for sharing Jessica & Halligan!

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bridal girl on Oct 25, 2011

Great team you have here! I guess you really enjoyed such great company!

WoodsyWeddings on Oct 25, 2011

Wow, that is hands down the most elaborate and innovative invite design I've seen. So many beautiful details at this wedding.

Carina @ Love Me Do on Oct 25, 2011

Yay! Jess and Hallie are such talented ladies! Congrats on the feature!

bryan grant on Oct 25, 2011

cool ive never scene a maypole in action

Jacquelyn on Oct 26, 2011

This is so amazing! And I am in love with the invite design.

Amanda Felsman on Oct 26, 2011

What a fun party!!! I LOVE the invitations!

Rachel on Nov 1, 2011

Where did you find that cootie catcher!

Meagan on Nov 8, 2011

The tepee and the flags on the straws are so cute! I love how everything looks and feels

Maura on Nov 11, 2011

A stellar collisions for sure!

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