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Michael & Stephanie | Weddings & Events

By |2019-08-12T07:36:50+00:00August 12th, 2019|Wedding|

  This wedding suite features an organic/natural/rustic feel, communicated by the tree illlustration and the kraft paper envelopes, and its unique typeface calls to mind Arts and Crafts wood joinery and a quiet, masterful, simplicity of design.    

Charlotte & Bryan | Weddings & Events

By |2019-08-12T07:41:39+00:00August 12th, 2019|Uncategorized, Wedding|

The Carnahan-Ferrari wedding suite is a real stunner. It includes two split-fountain ombré or gradient effects --- one from reddish-pink to a rich rusty orange-gold, and on the die-cut card which stacks above the main card, a gradient from rust to violet. These colors spread over an illustration of mountains and a vineyard by Liz Merolla, coupled [...]

Julia and Patrick | Weddings & Events

By |2019-08-12T06:07:54+00:00August 9th, 2019|Wedding|

Julia and Patrick's wedding invitation featured extensive custom hand-lettering and custom illustration depicting personal keepsakes, imagery, and antiques. Designed and illustrated by our very own Liz Merolla. The wedding took place in a local antique shop, and the envelope liners were made of antique wallpaper samples! In addition to the frame, which fits with the gallery-wall theme [...]

Seigaiha (Waves)

By |2019-09-06T22:45:28+00:00April 14th, 2019|Paper Stories|

This gold foil wedding invitation, printed on a deep navy blue paper, draws inspiration from traditional Japanese design. It is one of the flagship designs in our collection of customizeable luxury wedding invitations, Dependable Weddings; read on to learn a little more about its features and the design process! Design Considerations Jessica, for whom Seigaiha [...]

Burro y Flor

By |2019-09-06T22:42:57+00:00March 24th, 2019|Paper Stories|

This is one of our favorite designs in Dependable Weddings, our lineup of customizeable letterpress wedding invitations. Burro y Flor, originally designed for a destination wedding in San Miguel Allende, features digitally printed watercolor illustrations. These include a flower-laden burro, festive papel picado, floral garlands, and a colorful bouquet peeking out of a tequila bottle. print [...]

Regal Sunburst

By |2019-09-06T23:03:55+00:00March 24th, 2019|Paper Stories|

Regal Sunburst, a gold foil and letterpress wedding invitation from our new collection Dependable Weddings, has an interesting set of design inspirations. Originally, we designed it for a client whose wedding inspiration was Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder). This design inspiration was a bit of a secret - the [...]

Bold Brush

By |2019-09-07T18:09:37+00:00March 24th, 2019|Paper Stories|

Bold Brush was the very first wedding invitation we decided to include in our new collection of customizeable letterpress invitations, Dependable Weddings. It's easy see why! With its bold, brush lettered names in gold foil, and slight, minimal letterpress text, it's a modern classic. We call this invitation suite "Bold Brush" because the brush-lettering puts what's [...]


By |2019-09-06T23:38:39+00:00March 24th, 2019|Paper Stories|

One of the simplest but most dramatic letterpress wedding invitation suites in our Dependable Weddings collection is Craneway, a modern black-and-white suite. Craneway can be dressed up (with wax seals and silk ribbon) or kept simple. With or without luxury finishing touches, its soft cotton stock, dramatic black letterpress and modern type design really stand out. [...]