we're lauren
+ Samantha

We're the co-founders, best friends and designers behind East + West Designs. Since 2016, the same year we graduated from design school, we've been working with couples everywhere to create custom stationery for their wedding day.

We created the journal specifically for you as a type of guide during this unique experience of planning a wedding. You have so many other things to check off your list, so we want to make sure your invitations and all of your stationery needs are as simple as possible.

So, take a look around! We have inspiration, education, behind the scenes and so much more for you to check out and use to your liking.


We had the incredible opportunity to work with so many talented vendors in the Kansas City wedding community to put together this gorgeous photoshoot. A major shoutout to Something White Bridal Boutique for organizing everything and bringing this dream team together! Definitely, consider these vendors for your big day—you won’t regret it!

Venue: Bourgmont Vineyard & Winery
Photography: Nagel Portraits
Planner: Simple Elegance
Rental: Ultrapom Event Rental
Cake: Adorn Cakes
Paper: East + West Designs
Hair + Makeup: Reflection Salon
Gown: Robert Bullock Bride
BM Attire: Bella Bridesmaids
Husband/Wife Model: Claire + Chad Frownfelter
BM/Individual Gowl Model: Hannah Baker
Candy Favors: Sugarfina
Jewelry: Kendra Scott


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