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Colorful, contemporary wedding invitations
for couples looking for timeless designs...with a twist!

Ashley Erin, Beach City Creative

Beach City Creative is your partner in custom, creative wedding invitations and stationery. Located in sunny Southern California. Happily serving couples nationwide.

Beach City Creative is your partner in custom, creative wedding invitations and stationery.
Located in sunny Southern California. Happily serving couples nationwide.

from post to toast

i'm with you

Timeless designs...

From traditional to traditional-ish... I've got you covered! I’m all about designs that perfectly capture your personality as a couple. I'll work with you at every step, from brainstorming concepts to selecting colors, typography, design, and layout to ensure your wedding stationery is unique and truly memorable.

Whether you want something bold & daring, sweet & whimsical, or weird & wonderful, I'll make sure your invitations, menus, place cards, and more are exactly what you want.

with a twist!

WHAT BEACH CITY CREATIVE DOES BEST

You might be one of those type-A-ish people (same. I see you), with so many ideas but none of them seem to fit together (which is slowly driving you insane…right?). You’ve got spreadsheets, color-coded lists, and Pinterest boards galore, but it’s still a jumble of too many of all the things. I’ll put all of your ideas together in a few different cohesive designs that will make you breathe a sigh of relief and say “YES. That’s what I meant.”

Or, you might be one of those couples that has a really refined design aesthetic (I love you already), and you just need someone to help you bring that vision to life. Wherever you are in the process, I’ll meet you there, and we will work together to make your wedding invitations perfect for you. 

You don’t have to know anything about wedding stationery other than that you love the idea of a tangible keepsake for you and your guests.

Helps you figure out that ish

Everyone has BIG feelings about weddings, from the cashier who notices your engagement ring, all the strangers sharing their opinions on WeddingTok, to the Instagram poll on if you need to send thank you cards (hint: you do). I’m here to help you with the ins and outs and when traditions can be bent a little to fit to make things your own.

Helps you navigate the wild wild world of wedding etiquette

How many invitations do I need?
How do we let people know nicely to please not bring their kids?
What if we are having a destination wedding?
How do we tactfully get across “no plus ones”?
What if we are having multiple events?
Can we have invitations in multiple languages?
Should we include registry information, or is that tacky?
What’s a Belly Band, and should I be offended?

Let’s Talk Pretty Paper

Just a few things I can help you figure out:

From helping you unravel what you need to incorporating digital advances in modern wedding stationery (hello QR codes and wedding websites), I’ll give you all the inside info and options you need to make the right decisions for you.

Having unlimited anything sounds crazy (except for coffee), but hear me out. Unlimited revisions in the design process means that my couples don’t have to worry about cramming their likes (or dislikes) into a limited number of proofs and they feel more comfortable giving me feedback!

Over the years, I’ve perfected my design consultations to really dig deep so I have a good idea of who you are and what you like. I also use my finely honed spidey senses to come up with some personal touch design elements based on what I’ve learned about you as a couple. This way, the design process is fun and easy for you, and I find there’s much less need for tons of revisions.

Unlimited Revisions

heck yes, let's do this!

WHAT BEACH CITY CREATIVE DOES BEST

You might be one of those type-A-ish people (same. I see you), with so many ideas but none of them seem to fit together (which is slowly driving you insane…right?). You’ve got spreadsheets, color-coded lists, and Pinterest boards galore, but it’s still a jumble of too many of all the things. I’ll put all of your ideas together in a few different cohesive designs that will make you breathe a sigh of relief and say “YES. That’s what I meant.”

Or, you might be one of those couples that has a really refined design aesthetic (I love you already), and you just need someone to help you bring that vision to life. Wherever you are in the process, I’ll meet you there, and we will work together to make your wedding invitations perfect for you. 

You don’t have to know anything about wedding stationery other than that you love the idea of a tangible keepsake for you and your guests.

Helps you figure out that ish

Let's schedule a chat

Everyone has BIG feelings about weddings, from the cashier who notices your engagement ring, all the strangers sharing their opinions on WeddingTok, to the Instagram poll on if you need to send thank you cards (hint: you do). I’m here to help you with the ins and outs and when traditions can be bent a little to fit to make things your own.

Helps you navigate the wild wild world of wedding etiquette

  • How many invitations do I need?
  • How do we let people know nicely to please not bring their kids?
  • What if we are having a destination wedding?
  • How do we tactfully get across “no plus ones”?
  • What if we are having multiple events?
  • Can we have invitations in multiple languages?
  • Should we include registry information, or is that tacky?
  • What’s a Belly Band, and should I be offended?

Just a few things I can help you figure out:

From helping you unravel what you need to incorporating digital advances in modern wedding stationery (hello QR codes and wedding websites), I’ll give you all the inside info and options you need to make the right decisions for you.

Let’s Talk Pretty Paper

Having unlimited anything sounds crazy (except for coffee), but hear me out. Unlimited revisions in the design process means that my couples don’t have to worry about cramming their likes (or dislikes) into a limited number of proofs and they feel more comfortable giving me feedback!

Over the years, I’ve perfected my design consultations to really dig deep so I have a good idea of who you are and what you like. I also use my finely honed spidey senses to come up with some personal touch design elements based on what I’ve learned about you as a couple.

This way, the design process is fun and easy for you, and I find there’s much less need for tons of revisions.

Unlimited Revisions

heck yest, let's chat!

love note

Ashley is amazing! She was very easy to work with and communicative during our wedding planning process.

We loved all the pieces she designed for us!

- Brooke and Tate

Ashley was so prompt and thoughtful through the design process. We can't say enough about how much she elevated our wedding! Guests told us they knew it would be an amazing event based on how impressive the invitations were!

- Ben and Tito

We met Ashley at the San Diego Bridal Bazaar and really liked the variety of invitations we saw. The ability to make unlimited revisions helped us tremendously to see what fit best for our nautical wedding. 

We really wanted to incorporate our dogs and Ashley made sure the pups could steal the spotlight (in a good way)!

- Erica and Isaac

Thank you so much Ashley! You are definitely the best wedding vendor that we booked, hands down!

- Emily and Sean

kind words

Ashley is amazing!
She was very easy to work with and communicative during our wedding planning process.

We loved all the pieces she designed for us!

- Brooke and Tate

About The Designer

Fueled by bottomless coffee, walks on the beach with my Corgi, and all things true crime. 

I believe that your invitations should be like a sneak peek for your guests; visually stunning and engaging, gets them hyped up for the big day, and shows off your personalities! 

What makes wedding invitations truly special is that they're a physical representation of the love and excitement you and your partner share about your marriage. It’s a tangible thing you can hold in your hand that’s all about your wedding day…how cool is that?!

Have a coffee with me and show me pictures of your pet, and I’m pretty much your friend for life. Bonus: I also know where all the best gluten-free wedding cakes in Orange County are (just ask).