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Looking Posh in Pink + Taupe Inks – Burstell Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Our good friend, Shelby at Seaside Papery in Coronado, California submitted this lovely Burstell letterpress wedding suite for printing.  Talk about being pretty in pink with the most beautiful feminine touches!  We are totally smitten with the perfect pocketfold – offset printed on both the interior and exterior.  The taupe ink is such a soft, neutral tone- and when you pair this with a light shade of pink this set looks all the more delicate and truly picturesque.

inks: taupe + pms 176u| fonts: smock harrison + inigo | paper: 1-ply white | printing: letterpress |folio exterior: champlain pattern in taupe | folio interior: sherbrooke pattern in pms 176u | invite size: 5.125 x 7.75

soft & sweet letterpress wedding invitations

Romantic and Charming Burstell Letterpress Wedding Invitations

It’s easy to get swept away with this charming letterpress invitation customization made to our Burstell design submitted to us by our friend Ailbhe from Pretty as a Picture in Ireland!  This modern text based invitation has clean lines and the right amount of flourishes to add a touch of elegance to this set.  We love the luscious raspberry on the interior of the folio even more because it is probably not something guests will be expecting!  The exterior of the folio is printed in our virelles pattern which looks positively nature inspired!  Pretty as a Picture always sends us the coolest customizations-and it’s safe to say this will be another crowd pleaser!

ink: espresso | fonts: spence + graham| paper: 1-ply ivory | printing: letterpress |folio exterior: virelles pattern in espresso | folio interior: sinclair pattern in raspberry | invite size: 5.125 x 7.75

 

Smock Design Contest – Burstell Letterpress Wedding Inivations with Folio from Judy Paulen Designs

Like the first honorable mention from Judy Paulen Designs in our recent Smock Design Contest, we were completely thrilled at the opportunity to print this unique customization of our Burstell letterpress wedding invitation design. Using custom inks in a brilliant green and vibrant pink, it’s paired with a chic custom folio for a total package that is nothing short of show-stopping. Mixing our payette pattern on the exterior and our sinclair pattern on the interior, the folio is bright, modern and playful. Folio inserts included a fabulous letterpress events card detailing all of the weekend wedding events for the convenience of guests, particularly appropriate for this destination wedding in Jamaica.

Smock Design Contest Honoree - Burstell Letterpress Wedding Inivtation with Custom Folio

Smock Design Contest Honoree - Burstell Letterpress Wedding Inivtation with Custom Folio

Smock Design Contest Honoree - Burstell Letterpress Wedding Inivtation with Custom Folio

Smock Design Contest Honoree - Burstell Letterpress Wedding Inivtation with Custom Folio

Smock Design Contest Honoree - Burstell Letterpress Events Card

Once again, thank you to Judy Paulen Designs for dreaming up this exciting customization – it was such a pleasure for us to print these fabulous letterpress wedding invitations!

Letterpress menus make your wedding reception look good!

Designing and letterpress printing menus is one of our favorite things to do here – the weddings become so real at this point, and our clients have really, really good taste in food. Letterpress menus generally evoke your wedding invitation design and bring things full circle. On occasion, menus double as place cards and have the name of the guest calligraphied at the top of the menu. We think these letterpress menus would be fabulous for other occasions – milestone birthday parties, for instance, or even a really unforgettable dinner party of the year. We often do cool customizations like edge painting (go gold!), corner rounding, or even back printing of patterns. Here are a few of our favorite letterpress menus of late!

(designs from upper left: Engadine, Helani, Burstell, Nevis, Nevis, Helani)

Our favorite letterpress menus - by Smock