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Square Grommeted Save the Dates

These small, squared letterpress save the dates were submitted to us by our friends at Union Street Papery. Both cards are foil edged in gold matte which enhances the gold grommets used to keep the weekend details and save the date information all in one place.

ink: taupe | font: cranbook + Plaza calligraphy font | paper: 2-ply white | size: S-SQ5 | offset liner: grand mondsee in apricot | foil edging: gold matte | gold grommets |  customization #: 16285 |

Grommeted save the date booklets

A Simplistic Showcasing – Letterpress + Foil Stamped Wedding Invitations

We think the combo of letterpress and foil stamping on these simplistic wedding invitations are a winning duo!  The couple opted to print on our smaller rectangle size, which is a nice way to keep a set a bit more cost effective.  Thanks go out to out to Union Street Papery for submitting these for us to print!

letterpress ink: midnight | foil: gold matte | fonts: inigo + miette | paper: 2-ply white | printing: letterpress + foil stamping  | cherry blossom artwork: submitted | offset liner: reverse windermere in midnight | invite size: s6 | customization #: 16778 |

Beachy Keen Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Printed in gold and coral letterpress, these wedding invitations surely are overflowing with sweetness and simplicity.  With a detailed starfish motif taking center stage these modern invitations do not prefer to splash around in the shallow end.  Can you see the barefoot beaches and rays of sunshine on their wedding day?  We can! Thanks Union Street Papery for sending these our way.

inks: gold + coral | fonts: smock harrison + social| paper: 1-ply white | invitation size: S8 | envelope liner: halifax in turquoise offset | customization #: 16603 |

Starfish and nautical themed wedding invitations

Letterpress Dragon Birth Announcements!

Baby announcements are just plain fun! We love the adorable little dragon artwork that was submitted by Union Street Papery. He looks like he’s excited about the new arrival too, as he playfully bounds over the granby pattern. The use of the same pattern for the liner was a great addition when chosen to be printed in reverse.

inks: wisteria + sage | font: worthington | paper: 2-ply ivory | printing: letterpress | offset liner: granby in wisteria | card size: S5-SQ | customization #: 16022 |

Make your letterpress baby announcements unique by adding sweet motifs

Letterpress Birth Announcements Welcoming New Baby Boy

Union Street Papery in San Francisco, California submitted these darling baby announcements to us for printing.  We think these announcements letterpress printed in cherry + sky inks welcome baby boy in the most adorable fashion.  Here at Smock we offer a wide array of motifs for baby – so there’s definitely a lot to inspire proud parents.  We fell in love with the bright color palette – which we thought was perfect for a new baby boy.

inks: cherry + sky | fonts: smock harrison + cooper block | paper: 1-ply white | printing: letterpress | card size: S6

charming letterpress birth announcements

Grommeted Robson Save The Dates in Spring + Midnight

Does it get any cuter than this?  Take a look at these absolutely stunning save the dates submitted to us by our wonderful friends at Union Street Papery in San Francisco, California.  Hole drilled with beautiful silver grommets attached so as the save the date swivels, you can read up about accommodations for the wedding weekend!  Our Robson design looks chic letterpressed in our spring and midnight inks.  We know we don’t have to tell you that these days everyone has busy schedules!  So this is all the more reason to send save the dates as soon as you’ve set the date!   Save the dates are a great way to give your guests advance notice of the wedding date so you can be sure they’ll be in attendance for the big day!  We’re over the moon for these because the surprise accommodations card truly allows your guests to begin their own planning.  This couple’s wedding is during Memorial Day weekend – which is all the more reason to make sure to catch people before they’ve already made plans of their own!

inks: spring + midnight| fonts: ida + percy | paper: 2-ply white bamboo | printing: letterpress | size:S5SQ | hole drilling + silver grommets

botanical letterpress save the dates

 

 

Design Contest Winner: Minimalistic Letterpress Wedding Invitations

It’s that time of year again – the Smock Design Contest is back! Twice a year, we search through our customer jobs in search of the most beautiful, most inspired customizations submitted by our lovely retailers all across the country. We think you are really going to be impressed – the designs we found blew us all away! Check back daily for new posts; we’ll announce the winner of the contest, chosen by the lovely Nole at Oh So Beautiful Paper, next week! For now, let’s ooh and ahh at the first honoree!

We fell in love with these trendy Dawson wedding invitations submitted by our wonderful friend Liz at Union Street Papery in San Francisco, California. It easily shows off simple beauty, with the grass ink perfectly contrasting the cheery apricot folio!  This set has the most subtle elements, keeping it looking fresh and fun.  With its clean lines and beautiful color combo, this minimalistic invitation is what’s happening!  A huge CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU go out to Union Street Papery!

ink: grass | fonts: smock harrison + percy | paper 1-ply white | printing: letterpress | die cut: chesapeake | custom sleeve: page pattern; custom cartouche in apricot |invite size: 5.4375 x 8.0625

minimally letterpress wedding invitaions

 

Modern + Traditional Bilingual letterpress wedding invitations!

Traditional wedding meets modern design in this wedding suite from our friends at Union Street Papery.  They put together this beautiful suite using our Talmossen design, which uses a traditional feel font and pairs it with modern design accents. This suite was done on our white Bamboo paper in Taupe ink. This was a wedding that brought together two cultures with invitations done in both English and Spanish version. All the pieces were finished off with metallic silver edge painting and the inner envelope was paired with a custom offset liner (our Fleming Design in Espresso) to give it that modern look.

inks: taupe + espresso (offset) | fonts: harrison calligraphy font | paper: 2-ply white + 1-ply white  | printing: letterpress + offset | envelope liner: fleming in espresso (offset) | edge paint: metallic silver

bilingual letterpress wedding invitations

Union Street Papery + Smock trunk show!

Our lovely friends over at Union Street Papery sure know how to throw a party! On June 12, Lindsy and I teamed up with Stacey, Nichelle and the rest of the team at Union Street Papery  in San Francisco to throw an amazing trunk show complete with sweet pastries, bubbly champagne and gorgeous new letterpress goods from yours truly. Guests had the opportunity to check out Smock’s new designs at Union Street Papery’s new location – a gorgeous little stationery shop with an upper level bridal bungalow and a charming courtyard to mingle in. Here are some photos of the sweet setup:

 

Lindsy, Stacey and I before the event!

Union Street Papery carries a great selection of our eco-friendly Smock Everyday products – boxes, cubes, letterpress calendars, gift wrap, letterpress note cards & more can be found in this charming shop!

Upstairs, brides & stationery aficionados had the opportunity to look over the brand new designs from our new album in the stunning bridal bungalow.

We had so much fun getting to know the gals at Union Street Papery, and especially enjoyed having the opportunity to meet with some local stationery lovers and help them design their own custom pieces! A huge thanks goes out to Stacey for hosting such a fabulous event!

June 12 – Union Street Papery Trunk Show Event!

We cannot wait to venture out to the West coast this week to host a trunk show event with our friends at Union Street Papery in San Francisco! The event will be held on Sunday, June 12 from 2pm-4pm, and we are so excited to show off all the fabulous letterpress invitation designs from the amazing new Smock wedding album.  In addition to some fantastic promotions (we’re offering 25 free letterpress invitation sets when you buy 75 or more!), you’ll get the chance to chat with Smock design experts to dream up the most gorgeous wedding invitations for your big day.  So come join us — we’d really love to meet you!

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