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Patriotic Letterpress Moving Announcements

We created these fun moving announcements for the Sonneborn family’s move from California to the nation’s capital. The folded card included a funny list of what’s in and out for the family — some of our favorites included power hoodies for power suits, and Silicon Valley for Scandal. The inside of the card shared the family’s new address, with a note to please visit soon. A custom envelope liner complete with iconic DC buildings added an extra patriotic finishing touch. 

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letterpress inks: navy + cherry | fonts: Ruby + Sutton + Madox  | paper: 1-ply white | size: S-6F | envelope liners: custom submitted artwork | customization #25246 | The Dandelion Patch (Georgetown)

Custom tropical wedding invitation suite

Tracey and Nicholas worked with us to create one of the most beautiful invitation suites we’ve ever printed! For their May wedding in the French West Indies, we digitally printed their tri-fold, passport style save the dates in pretty blues and pinks, then added gold shine foil stamping. An intricate custom crest complete with palm trees and their monogram was printed on both their save the dates and their gold wedding invitations, which also featured hand calligraphy. Their tropical invitation set included an events card and a reply card, which fit inside of a vibrant invitation sleeve complete with personal motifs – like the wedding chapel, a bottle of champagne, palm trees, and even the couple’s pup! Custom envelope liners for both the save the dates and the invitations were created to match each piece accordingly.  

Gold foil stamped wedding invitations with tropical invitation sleeves and accessory pieces Tropical tri-fold save the dates Tropical passport styled save the date Custom tropical wedding invitation sleeve and custom envelope liners Tropical envelope liners and custom invitation sleeves

digital inks: peacock + watermelon + CMYK process | foil color: gold shine | fonts + artwork: submitted | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white | size: S-8 + S-6 + 5×7 + S6-TF | edge paint: watermelon sleeve: digitally printed custom artwork; juliette style | envelope liner: custom | customization #:25390 + 26997

Custom Chinoiserie inspired letterpress wedding invitation suite

We created a completely custom letterpress invitation suite for Honor and Jay’s black tie celebration at Winvian Farm earlier this month. The entire suite – which included an invitation and folio, save the date, reply card, website card, rehearsal dinner invitation, brunch card, and a custom map – featured custom, hand-drawn illustrations inspired by Chinoiserie style porcelain. Little nods to the wedding venue were worked into the custom illustrations, which spanned the entire back of the invitation folio and were sprinkled throughout the additional pieces.  

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letterpress ink: azure | font: AT Sackers Antique Roman | artwork: custom design by Brenda Fox | paper: 1-ply white | size: S-8 + S-5 + custom sizes | envelope liners: Sinclair pattern in azure | customization #25755 | By Invitation Only 

Custom Rustic Wedding Invitations + Hand-drawn map

We worked with Ashlee at Union Street Papery to create Katharine and Christopher’s rustic wedding invitations for their October nuptials. Letterpress printed in midnight ink, the invitations feature beautiful hand calligraphy, a custom monogram, and gold matte foil accents. We also printed a gorgeous hand-drawn map to accompany the set, which highlighted the area and included the couple’s wedding website.

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letterpress ink: midnight  | foil color: gold matte | artwork: custom submitted | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply ivory | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 |  envelope liners: mondsee pattern in gold | customization #: 24374 | Union Street Papery 

Romantic custom letterpress wedding invitations + save the dates

We worked with Raegan at Papel New York to create Carrie & Dan’s custom letterpress wedding invitations and save the dates.  We letterpress printed their 3-color invitations, which featured beautiful, hand-drawn roses and flourishes, while the reply cards included a sweet illustration of their precious pup. The set also included a hand-illustrated map, complete with custom artwork depicting Nashville and key locations like hotels and the venue – the Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art

Custom letterpress wedding invitations from Smock

letterpress inks: pearl + papaya + custom ink (pantone 5497) |  fonts + artwork: submitted | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply ivory | size: S-8 + S-5 + S-6 | envelope liners: sinclair pattern in pearl | customization #: 20244 | Papel New York

Letterpress Map of the Washington Underground

Though the invitation is pretty in its own right, with its die cut shape and metallic edging, the real star of this set is the folio interior.  Annie from Hitched worked with our graphic design team to create this unique and elaborate map of the Washington D.C. metro.  Offset maps are becoming more and more popular for envelope liners and folio interiors.

ink: taupe | fonts: submitted artwork | paper: 1-ply white | printing: letterpress | edge painting in metallic gold | invite size: S7 Chesapeake die cut | folio: custom map in offset taupe | customization #: 16294 |

Custom Washington DC map folio

Whimsical Floral Custom Letterpress Wedding Invitations

We were excited to print this custom artwork submitted by RSVP Today. The whimsical floral pattern paired with our Plymouth die really enhances the overall look of the invitation. The additional pieces are charming and perfectly correspond with the invite in the sweetest color palette.

inks: sea mist + silver | paper: 2-ply white | printing: letterpress | custom supplied art | invite size: S8 Plymouth Die | customization #: 16105 |

Whimsical custom artwork for letterpress

Submitted Artwork + Lettepress + Offset = Beautiful Invitations

Another beautiful set from Pretty as a Picture! Ailbhe sends us more custom artwork and finds ways to make each piece of this set individually unique. Somehow this set looks like more than just two colors. Perhaps it’s the clever use of negative space on the inside of the folio, bringing ivory butterflies through the offset pearl ink. This was a very popular set and serves as a great example of how much you can achieve through the right colors and layout.

inks: pearl + pewter | fonts: meaculpa rob + shaw | paper: 1-ply ivory | printing: letterpress + offset | submitted artwork | invite size: S7 | folio: letterpress + offset in taupe + pearl | customization #: 11535 |

Letterpress + offset wedding invitation suite with custom artwork

Elegant Gold & Espresso Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Gold and Espresso are one of the most elegant pairings of inks in our library. The submitted artwork sent to us by Paperkiss for this order was not only beautiful, but looked even better in print.

ink: gold + espresso | fonts: submitted artwork | paper: 2-ply white | printing: letterpress | submitted artwork | invite size: S8 | customization #: 16107 |

Elegant and regal letterpress wedding invitations in gold and espresso inks.

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