Quaker Wedding Certificates
- Floral Arch and Spray Style
With the Floral Arch and Spray
style, your certificate is decorated with your choice of flower
in an arch across the top of the sheet and an extra spray of
flowers in the lower part to separate the text from the signature
area, or as a finishing decoration at the bottom of the sheet.
Denise and Thomas wanted
an arch made of irises, black-eyed susans, forget-me-nots and
sunflowers . This was done on Stonehenge watercolor paper . It
was 22" x 30".
Above, the arch at the top
of the certificate and below, the spray at the bottom.
Ruben asked for an extra spray of flowers and to incorporate
a wooden cross, sunflowers, daisies, roses, geese and bicycles.
These are bicycles from the Neatherlands. The text is lettered
Megan and David wanted an
arch and spray design. The flowers they chose were poppies, forget-me-nots,
irises, cornflowers, Queen Ann's Lace, black-eyed Susans and
daisies. I added some English Ivy at the bottom of the arch.
This was done on Stonehenge paper and was approximately 22"x30".
Here are some closeups.
and Kwesi met in Ghana where she was teaching school. For their
certificate, they asked for spring flowers and Adinkra symbols.
Adinkras are West African symbols that are seen on houses, walls,
etc. The one at the top of the arch means unity. The ones at
the bottom of the certificate mean wisdom and knowledge (the
ones on the left, right and middle) and devotion and patience
(the moon and star).
down for a closeup.
Sherril and Robert were cerlebrating
their 25th Wedding Anniversary by renewing their vows and had
their guests sign this certificate. This is a "Just the
Facts" certificate decorated with a floral arch and spray
of roses, calla lilies and hydrangeas. The text is lettered in
Vivaldi. This was a smaller certificate, about 18" x 24".