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Olive green letterpress moving cards

When a stationery shop owner moves, you know they’re going to have stylish moving announcements! Recently we worked with Carolyn, owner of The Write Touch in Jacksonville, Florida, for her letterpress moving cards. The double-sided cards featured our Plaza calligraphy font on the front, with our lemons vintage print pattern adding a hint of flair to the back. Lined envelopes and corner rounding were chosen as finishing touches on these sophisticated cards, but our favorite detail has to be the petite paw print for Nicholas, Carolyn’s beloved golden retriever – so sweet! 

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letterpress ink: olive | fonts + design: barnes + plaza, Donegal | paper: 1-ply white bamboo | size: S-5SQ | envelope liner: olive tree vintage print pattern | patterned backing: lemons vintage print pattern | customization #33389 | The Write Touch

Rustic Lodge-Inspired Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Katie and Grant worked with our friends at Union Street Papery to create their rustic lodge-inspired wedding invitations. Using our Cimarron design as a starting point, the couple customized the invitation to make it their own by incorporating a pine tree monogram along with a custom buffalo check patterned envelope liner. They used olive ink throughout the suite to keep everything cohesive. One of our favorite details from this set was the petite, double-sided website card that said “See you at the top!” on one side, and on the other, listed the website along with information regarding the chairlift ride to the celebration.  

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letterpress ink: olive | digital ink: olive | fonts + design: sutton + harrison + woodville, Cimarron design | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white bamboo | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 +S-3 | envelope liner: custom supplied artwork | customization #33438 | Union Street Papery

Emerald green letterpress Bar Mitzvah invitations

We love collaborating with our dealers to create custom invitations for all of our clients, but it’s a nice treat when we get the opportunity to collaborate with them for personal orders! Earlier this year, we had the opportunity to work with Evvy Diamond, co-owner of Nota Bene Paper, to create her son’s emerald green letterpress Bar Mitzvah invitations. We customized our Trenton design for the occasion, and created an invitation, party card, and reply card along with lined invitation envelopes. Beyond setting the tone for the celebration, the suite helped inspire a variety of cool party accessories and favors, including custom water bottles, personalized straws, and foil stamped drink stirrers! 

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letterpress inks: pewter + emerald | fonts + design: timber + greenaway, Trenton design | paper: 2-ply white bamboo | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 | envelope liner: stripe 4 pattern in pewter + emerald inks | edge paint: emerald | customization #31067 | Nota Bene Paper 

Sophisticated springtime rehearsal dinner invitations

For their springtime rehearsal dinner at the University Club of Memphis, Carolyn and Keithley customized our Chapman design with elegant laurels from our motif library. The invitations were printed in a sophisticated color palette of sage and dove inks on our ivory paper, and paired with a sage green watercolor envelope liner. Our Belmont die-cut shape added a sleek finish to this elegant invitation set!  

Letterpress rehearsal dinner invitations from Smock

letterpress ink colors: sage + dove | fonts + design: etienne + inigo; Chapman design  | paper: 2-ply ivory bamboo | sizes: S-6SQ | die-cut: Belmont style | envelope liner: watercolor 5 in sage | customization #32147 | Mrs. Post Fine Stationery & Gifts

Rustic green + gold Greely wedding invitations

Kelly and Corbett chose our Greely design for their spring wedding invitations. We worked with our friends at Paper Place to customize the suite, which included a gold matte foil stamped invitation and letterpress insert cards printed in rich vine ink. The modern-meets-rustic look of the fonts and motifs on the invitation mirrors the style of Brazos Hall in Austin – a modern new event space with rustic architectural elements like exposed brick and wood beams. We were checking out the #BrazosHall hashtag and spotted a peek of Kelly and Corbett’s ceremony space on Instagram – don’t their invitations match the space perfectly?! 

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foil color: gold matte | letterpress ink color: vine | fonts + design: festus + sargent, Greely design | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white bamboo | sizes: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 | customization #31788 | Paper Place 

Sutherlin save the dates + foil stamped wedding invitations inspired by The Baby Doll House

Magan and Keith celebrated their November wedding at the iconic Baby Doll House in Benoit, Mississippi. Their save the dates and invitations provided a glimpse of the venue for guests through a gorgeous watercolor depiction of the Greek Revival style mansion. We combined letterpress and digital printing for the save the dates, pairing them with metallic camel envelope liners. For their Sutherlin wedding invitations, the watercolor artwork was featured again, but this time on the digitally printed inner envelope liners. Tawny matte foil stamping was used on their classic invitations, direction cards, and reception cards, which also included our Sutherlin pattern. 

Custom save the dates featuring a watercolored take on the Baby Doll House in Mississippi Custom foil stamped wedding invitations for a wedding at the Baby Doll House in Mississippi

letterpress ink: gold | foil color: tawny matte | CMYK digital printing|  fonts + design: Smock Spencerian + Carrington Stripes, Sutherlin design | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white bamboo | sizes: #10 + S-8SQ + S-5SQ | envelope liners: metallic camel + digitally printed, supplied artwork | customization #27716 + #29146 | Lagniappe Fine Gifts 

Monogrammed engagement party invitations

For Maura and Charlie’s monogrammed engagement party invitations, we went with a monochromatic look, letterpress printing the invitations in pewter ink and using our white rose vintage print pattern for the coordinating envelope liners. We worked with Marissa Allie Designs to create the set, which was inspired by our Finley Bat Mitzvah suite, and we loved seeing the design reimagined for an engagement party!  

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letterpress ink: pewter | fonts + design: worthington and cameron, Finley design | paper: 1-ply white | size: S-6 | envelope liner: white rose vintage print pattern | customization #29339 | Marissa Allie Designs 

Minimalist Floral Bat Mitzvah Invitations

We created a minimalist floral look for Eleanor’s Bat Mitzvah invitations by customizing our Ossa design in sea mist and midnight letterpress inks. The square invitation featured a simple border and clean, sophisticated fonts, while the reply card and reception card each had a similar vibe and featured coordinating vine-like motifs. Sea mist envelope liners in our Phelps pattern tied the set together. 

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letterpress inks: midnight + sea mist | fonts + design: wallis & barnes, ossa design | paper: 1-ply + 2-ply white | size: S-8SQ + S-5 + 5.5in-SQ | envelope liner: phelps pattern in sea mist | customization #29338 | Union Street Papery 

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 

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 

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