The Marlow: Blue Plate with Gold Leaf Lettering
Pretty Wedding Shoes for the Marlow Wedding in Ann Arbor, Michigan

We’re based in Seattle, Washington and ship anywhere in the world. We make stunning signs for weddings, special events, and businesses. A beautiful sign can make an event. They light up the room. They help guests find all the fun elements you designed, while you get to relax and enjoy the night. 

Our Story

We were started by graphic artist Susan Dodge in 2013. Susan was inspired to start a sign business after making laser etched mirror signs for her own wedding. They were so popular she started making signs for friends and family, and gradually opened an online store. In 2018, Susan decided to change her business name to Bell & Bug. This name was inspired by her daughter, Annabelle “Bell” Dodge and her niece, June “Bug” Marlow. Bell and June Bug were born six months apart, and though they are just babies now, their parents predict that they when they grow up they will be the best of friends.

Our Mission

We’re dedicated to perfection. Bell & Bug makes stunning, one of a kind display pieces for weddings, special events, and businesses. We’re committed to providing the best in beauty and convenience. Every piece is hand designed, printed, and framed using only the highest quality materials. The designs are completely customized to your event style. Our goal is to always “think big” so that all guests are surprised and delighted.  In addition to creating beautiful products, we especially pride ourselves on our superior custom service. It’s our greatest joy to make the creation process extremely easy and fun for our brides and event planners.

Our Methods

We specialize in two things: stunning signs and fabulous frames. The custom mirror signs stand alone, but when paired together with a unique frame they are complete show stoppers! In addition to their beauty, these signs serve an important purpose: they make the host’s job very easy. They help guide guests where to go, what to eat, and how to make the most of a beautiful night.

Our Masterpieces

Our masterpieces have been in luxurious events all around the world, from marvelous Manhattan, to California wine country, to dreamy seaside Italy. Our signs are expertly packaged to ship anywhere in the world. And examples of our work have been featured in: style me pretty, artfully wedbaltimore bride, and ruffled.