Congratulations to Lorien & John for their wedding across the pond this week! This lovely couple chose to use our Pictorial design with imagery to match their wedding at a beautiful country home. The soft blue-green and gray colors of this design have us dreaming of the English countryside in the spring.
Congratulations to Sarah and Dan on their wedding this weekend! We loved working with them on their simple and sweet invitation set. They wanted to add illustrations to each of their cards to show off the theme of the event, like the lobster on the welcome dinner card and coffee on a farewell breakfast card. What a perfect weekend!
Congrats to Kelley and Phillip for their recent wedding in Napa Valley! We absolutely love this design. It is simple and sweet, printed in a dusty blue with an image of a peach tree highlighting the invitation and detail card. Sometimes a simple design like this is the most striking.
Congratulations Anneke and Patrick on the wedding this weekend! We don't get enough opportunities to print jellyfish on wedding stationery! Destination wedding like this Jamaican celebration are especially fun to work on! We started with our Pictorial design and customized this with the images of coral, jellyfish, starfish and the octopus. The ink colors here are coral and navy and we've added a bright tissue envelope liner for an extra jolt of color.
Congratulations to Carla and Joseph for their recent wedding! Their nuptials were a couple of weeks ago in sunny Florida. The emerald green palm tree is stunning (and fitting) above the formal black script. A family member drew a beautiful and fun illustrated map as part of the information card, showing all the important places for the weekend and welcoming their guests to Tampa. We lined the envelopes in a beautiful emerald green, to match the palm tree. Its a gorgeous set of letterpress invitations that we truly enjoyed creating.
All the invitations in our collection are designed to be customized and we approach the design process as a creative collaboration between our studio and each couple we work with. This Cape Cod invitation was based on our Pictorial design, which is our most flexible design to personalize. We layed out the invitation to feature a vintage drawing of Cape Cod at the top of the card and added Amanda and Daniel's initials to the illustration. They chose a mint blue colored ink and paired it with matte gold. This was not a combination we'd printed in the past but I love the way it turned out and I will definitely be recommending it to other couples in the future!
We love the classic look of these letterpress wedding invitations. There's nothing finer than rich, black ink on soft white paper. Throw in a pineapple and you've knocked it out of the park! The vintage pineapple illustration is fitting, since they symbolize a warmth, friendship and good hospitality - exactly what weddings are all about.
These letterpress invitations were for a wedding at the Glasserie, a former glass factory, converted to a rustic-cool venue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Little illustrations, like the Brooklyn Bridge, a taxi cab and a frosty mug of beer topped off each card, a nice counter to the formal script font. Forest green and charcoal gray ink were the perfect choice for this early fall wedding.
We love this Brooklyn Bridge illustration with the heart hovering above, and its such a sweet touch to any wedding invitations in Brooklyn.
This letterpress wedding suite was custom designed for a couple getting married on Staten Island. Black and matte gold ink is one of our favorite and most popular combinations, and it looks beautiful printed on their set. A gold envelope liner adds a little luxury to the whole design. The vintage illustration of the Staten Island Ferry printed on top of the invite is a fun element, too!
We love working with couples from New York on their wedding invitations. It's always fun to see where they'll be holding their event, since we're often familiar with the venues. These letterpress wedding invitations are for a Brooklyn couple, who wanted to keep their design simple and clean. We added the subway car as a nod to their daily commute and a vintage new York map as an envelope liner. All the pieces were printed in a dark charcoal gray for a little twist on classic black.
Brielle and William had a wonderful rooftop wedding here in New York City at the end of the summer. They held their ceremony at a beautiful church, with the sweetest name and history - The Church Around the Corner - and their reception at a great loft in Tribeca. They wanted their letterpress invitations to be somewhat formal and elegant with a few fun touches.
It's easy to see that they love the color blue, as they paired navy printing with some softer blue envelopes. The envelopes and rounded edges of the invitation soften the set as a whole.
Brielle immediately fell in love with this beautiful, vintage illustration of a ring being slipped onto a woman's finger. Nothing could be more appropriate for a wedding!
The bride and groom wanted to pay homage to their pet parakeet, and we thought this was a sweet and subtle way! The vintage illustration tops off the response card perfectly.
A few months ago, Joyce and Ben came to us to design and print their wedding invitations. We knew it was going to be a fun job, when their dog popped up to say hello during our meeting! Their wedding was held at a beautiful inn in upstate New York on the Hudson River called Buttermilk Falls.
They wanted a pop of bright color, so we paired a fluorescent blue with a more subdued charcoal ink. The colors contrast each other well, and break up the design in an interesting way. We also printed a custom envelope liner for them, featuring a road map of upstate New York, with their location resting just at the fold.
Joyce and Ben wanted to mix some fun illustrations of their beloved dog, Penny with a classic design, and we think the result is wonderful. They commissioned an artist to illustrate some scenes of Penny from one of their trips to Buttermilk Falls. We love the drawings of Penny, nose to nose with a llama, and hanging out with some chickens. It's fun, personal touches like these that make custom invitations worthwhile.
Emily and Julian are New York City residents, and held their wedding here this summer. They wanted their wedding invitations to pay homage to one of New York's most iconic landmarks, the Chrysler Building. We kept the design simple and printed it in one color, a charcoal gray, for a classic look, just like the Chrysler Building.
This art deco inspired skyscraper is truly a work of art, and looks just right on the top of this invitation. The gray letterpress printing shows off all the beautiful details of the building.
We printed this set for an Italian couple and we adore the unusual motif of a little ladybug. We are big fans of unexpected designs and layouts.
The crisp red ink is beautifully vibrant against a neutral gray and the non-cursive fonts work so well with the whole layout.
Elena and Fabio also asked us to print some personal stationery for them. We repeated the ladybug illustration to add an element of continuity. The couple can use these as thank you notes for wedding gifts and then as cards throughout their marriage.
We just finished printing this wedding set for a lovely couple who are getting married in Italy. We're jealous: all that wonderful food, gorgeous views and la dolce vita! They decided to have the set printed in our matte gold ink: we love how this hue is the perfect blend of elegant and understated.
They selected a few of illustrations from our image library to give an extra level of customization to their invitation:
We love the little heart lockets and we also really like how the simple heart silhouette looks as a blind-embossed pressed image:
Without ink, it just highlights the quality of the impression.
Congratulations Maegan and Eric!
Remember the beautiful Save the Date we printed that featured a ship in a bottle? Well, we recently finished printing the actual wedding invitation and other items. The bride and groom chose to continue with a nautical theme and selected a few more illustrations for their stationery.
Anyone who is familiar with our products will know that we have a soft spot for that whale illustration. And here, it just adds a touch of whimsy to the wedding invitation. We like the interplay between the border and the rest of the card too.
We love how all the pieces look piled up in the photo above. The nautical knot is another of our favorite motifs.