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Texas Longhorns inspired Bar Mitzvah invitations

We worked with Mieke at Simply Put to create these iconic Bar Mitzvah invitations for Jordan’s December celebration. The party was held in Atlanta at the College Football Hall of Fame, and the invitations helped set the tone with details inspired by Jordan’s favorite team — the Texas Longhorns. Thoughtful touches were included throughout this modern set — we loved the play-on-words used on some of the pieces, like the “kickoff” for the Friday evening services, and “hook ’em” for the Saturday night party card. Guests were asked to share their favorite college team on the reply card, a detail that was incorporated as a final touch at the actual event. 

Copper foil stamped Bar Mitzvah invitationsTexas Longhorns inspired Bar Mitzvah invitations designed by Simply Put and printed by Smock Copper foil stamped Bar Mitzvah invitations

letterpress ink: black | foil color: copper shine | fonts + design: custom submitted artwork | paper: 2-ply + 1-ply white | size: S-8SQ + S-6SQ + S-5 + S-5SQ + B1 | customization #30143 | Simply Put

Painterly birthday party invitations

We worked with Press Paperie to create these custom birthday party invitations. Inspired by an adorable Kate Spade dress, these painterly invitations were created for Drue’s fourth birthday party – which was, of course, a paint party! We created custom envelope liners for the thank you notes to match the invitations and the cute die-cut thank you tags that were created for favors also included the custom pattern.  

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digital printing: CMYK process | foil color: gold matte | fonts: baskerville + hutton | paper: 1-ply white bamboo | size: S-6 + S-5 + die-cut hang tag | envelope liner: metallic gold | customization #29849 | Press Paperie

Custom holiday cocktail party invitations

Inspired by our new Hillman party invitations, these festive cocktail party invitations feature coral letterpress printing on our white bamboo paper. Our friends at Paces Papers helped the Barons create their party look, and paired the invites with shimmering tawny matte foil stamped envelope liners. 

Holiday cocktail party invitations Holiday cocktail party invitations from Smock

letterpress ink: coral | fonts: revival + carrington, Engravers | paper: 2-ply white | size: S-6 | envelope liner: pearl pattern in tawny matte foil | customization #30013 | Paces Papers

Modern gray + gold foil holiday cards

We worked with No Regrets to create the Margo family’s Christmas card, which was a sweet and simple take on our Lincoln design. The family chose a nontraditional color combination of gold, gray and pink for their cards, with modern fonts completing the look. 

Custom gray + gold foil stamped holiday cards from Smock Custom gray + gold foil stamped holiday cards from Smock Custom gray + gold foil stamped holiday cards from Smock

foil color: gold matte | fonts: natura + natie | paper: 1-ply 100% recycled gray paper | size: S-6 | envelope liner: taihu pattern in shell | customization #30034 | No Regrets

Shimmering pearl foil stamped wedding invitations

Jade and Matthew combined two of our designs to create their elegant wedding invitations. Their invitations and combination reply + reception cards feature our Galena design, with design accents highlighted in subtle pearl shine foil. We created a Gosford stlye invitation sleeve featuring the names of the bride and groom inside of a simple cartouche and surrounded  by the pattern from our Avella design. Metallic glass envelope liners added a final hint of shimmer to this timeless set. 

Pearl shine foil stamped wedding invitations and invitation sleeves from Smock Pearl shine foil stamped wedding invitations and invitation sleeves from Smock Pearl shine foil stamped wedding invitations and invitation sleeves from Smock

letterpress ink: pewter | foil color: pearl shine | fonts: Smock Plaza + Cranbrook | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white | size: S-8 + S-5 | sleeve: avella design in pewter letterpress + pearl shine foil; gosford style | envelope liner: metallic glass | customization #28037 | No Regrets 

Photo save the dates

Photo save the dates are a great way to share engagement photos with family and friends while giving them a heads on your wedding date and location. They’re also an ideal way to share your wedding website, which can include directions, accommodations, photos, sweet stories, registry info, and more. Today we’re sharing a few of our favorite photo save the dates to give you some ideas on ways to customize your own! 

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Go big: Ashley and Klint chose our larger S-8 invitation size for their photo save the dates, and added tawny matte foil for an extra touch of glamour. 
digital printing / CMYK process + tawny matte foil | white bamboo paper | 5.75 x 8.375 | #26222 | No Regrets 

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Make it personal: Ellie and Andrew included their adorable dog on their custom photo save the dates, and used our Stella calligraphy font to add a touch of whimsy. 
digital printing / CMYK process + gold matte foil | white bamboo paper | 4.5 x 6.75 | #25667 | Hitched 

Napa Valley save the dates

Show the locale: These scenic photo save the dates gave guests a peek at the beautiful scenery to come for Nathalie and Neil’s Napa Valley celebration. 
digital printing / CMYK process | white bamboo paper | 4.5 x 6.75 | #25170 | Rugg Road Paper Company  

Kennebunkport Maine photo save the dates

Share your story: Tory and Andy got married in the place they met as teenagers – and added their wedding website to their save the dates to help tell their love story! 
navy digital printing / CMYK process | white bamboo paper | 4.5 x 6.75 | finn envelope liners in navy | #25467 | Gus & Ruby Letterpress 

Black and white photo save the dates from Smock

Keep it classic: Laura and Justin combined letterpress printing and digital printing for their Ashbourne save the dates, and went for a timeless look by using a black and white photo. 
digital printing / CMYK process + pewter letterpress | white bamboo paper | 4.5 x 6.75 | #25756 | Write Selection 

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Tie it all together: Tanya and Matthew took advantage of our 6+ printed pieces discount (and saved 10%!) for their wedding stationery. They printed their save the dates and their Barnesly invitations at the same time, and tied it all together by matching the fonts and adding blue to their save the date envelope liners to match the blue watercolor wash on their invitations.  
digital printing / CMYK process + gold matte foil | white bamboo paper | 4.5 x 6.75 | clairveaux envelope liners in pool | #25307 | The Dandelion Patch 

Elegant foil stamped Halifax invitations

Our Halifax design took on a glamorous new look for Effie and Michael’s elegant summer wedding. We created a solid letterpress border around the invitation, then foil stamped a quatrefoil styled pattern on top. The reply card and reception card both mimicked the invitation, with the former picking up the letterpress border and the latter using the same foil border, making for a cohesive set across the board. We letterpress printed flat social notes featuring the names of the bride and groom in our Plaza calligraphy font by Sarah Hanna to round out the couple’s stationery suite. 

Elegant letterpress and foil stamped wedding invitations from Smock Elegant letterpress and foil stamped wedding invitations from Smock Custom letterpress and foil stamped wedding invitations from Smock

letterpress ink: jute | foil color: tawny matte | fonts: Smock Plaza + Wallis | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white | size: S-8 + S-5 | die-cut: belmont | envelope liner: grayling pattern in jute | customization #28262 | Yes I Do! 

Romantic floral wedding suite with chevron invitation sleeves

Samantha and Thomas selected a romantic blush color palette for their July wedding. The couple celebrated at the bride’s family home, and worked with Sweet Paper to customize our Chapman suite. We created chevron invitation sleeves to contain their set, which included invites, reply cards, brunch cards, direction cards, and welcome dinner invitations. Finishing touches included our pink vintage rose patterned envelope liners and corner rounding for a soft, polished look.   

Floral letterpress wedding invitations from Smock Floral letterpress wedding invitations with chevron invitation sleeves from Smock Floral letterpress wedding invitations from Smock

letterpress ink: shell | foil color: tawny matte | blind emboss | fonts: Smock Plaza + Barnes | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply ivory | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 + S-3 | sleeve: van pattern in dove letterpress; juliette style | corner rounding | envelope liner: pink vintage rose print | customization #27572 | Sweet Paper

Classic wedding invitations + gold foil Rocky Mountain envelope liners

For their Aspen wedding, Kelly and Daniel worked with Byrd and Bleecker to create a timeless invitation suite with a dramatic envelope liner. We printed their suite in gold matte foil and espresso letterpress ink, and created an invitation, reply card, and welcome party invitation. The couple kept the invitations and additional pieces simple, opting for a chic, text-based design, and showcased the Rocky Mountains on their stunning gold foil envelope liners. 

Gold foil stamped envelope liners featuring the Rocky Mountains Gold foil stamped envelope liners featuring the Rocky Mountains Custom gold foil wedding invitations

letterpress ink: espresso | foil color: gold matte | fonts: submitted | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply ivory | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 | foil envelope liner: custom artwork in gold matte | customization #26938 | Byrd + Bleecker 

Foil stamped coaster save the dates

Nina and Francisco worked with Sarah at the Windmill Paper Boutique to create their coaster save the dates. They created a custom, text-based design and used our Plaza calligraphy font by Sarah Hanna to add a touch of romance. Their save the dates were printed in blue shine foil, and ombre envelope liners in ocean-like hues complemented the wedding locale perfectly. 

Blue foil coaster save the dates from Smock with watercolor envelope liners Blue foil coaster save the dates from Smock with watercolor envelope liners Blue foil coaster save the dates from Smock with watercolor envelope liners

foil color: blue shine | fonts: Smock Plaza + submitted  | paper: coaster stock | size: 4.5 x 4.5 | corner rounding | envelope liners: ombre pattern in azure + ocean + tiffany + sand | customization #25221 | The Windmill Paper Boutique 

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