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Modern textural letterpress wedding invitations

Marni and Ali worked with Desiree at Heirloom Paper  to create a cool take on our Flynn design for their letterpress wedding invitations. They personalized the design by adding our quilt pattern in blind deboss to the invitations, creating a textural element that was repeated throughout the suite. Our Clermont calligraphy font was used to highlight key elements on the invitations and insert cards, like the names of the bride and groom, RSVP card details, and events on their “Friday Festivities” card. Our quilt pattern was also used on their envelope liners, infusing a small touch of color to this modern set. 

Custom Flynn wedding invitations from Smock + Heirloom Paper Custom Flynn wedding invitations from Smock + Heirloom PaperCustom Flynn wedding invitations from Smock + Heirloom Paper

letterpress inks: black + blind deboss | fonts + design: clermont + modern, Flynn | paper: 1-ply white bamboo | size: S-8 + S-6 + S-5 | envelope liner: quilt pattern in merlot | customization #32597 | Heirloom Paper Company

Design Contest First Place Winner: Custom Dawson Wedding Invitations from Creative Touch!

Nole Garey, editor and publisher of Oh So Beautiful Paper, gave this fantastic invitation set first place in our design contest! Nole loved the texture and the playful yet elegant mix of patterns for this wedding invitation set, and we couldn’t agree more – it’s simply stunning!

Danielle from Creative Touch Party Design in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida always sends us gorgeous designs, and this set is no exception. Much of the inspiration for this design was pulled from Smock’s Dawson suite, sleeve and all. Layers of dynamically designed pieces in this suite really bring it to life, and the colors of pewter and merlot give the playful patterns a little sophistication.

Danielle gave us the scoop on the inspiration behind these invitations. “The wedding colors are shades of wine and berry with silver.  The wine color comes from her Lulu Kate bridesmaid dresses, which are just beautiful.  These were the inspiration for the border color. The gray picks up the silver throughout the wedding decor. And the men are wearing gray tuxedos, which is reflective in the pocket she chose.  The linens are a modern lace pattern which is reminiscent of the quilting in the invitation itself.”

We loved this set — congratulations, Danielle! And a huge thanks to Nole for judging the contest!

Customization = letterpress inks: merlot + pewter | fonts: carrington + smock clermont | paper color: white | paper size: s-7 for sleeve | envelope liner: ashford reversed in pewter | sleeve: custom design in pewter letterpress

Creative Touch Parties won 1st place in Smock's 1st design contest for 2012

This design won first place in our Smock design competition for the first half of 2012. This twice-a-year competition recognizes outstanding and inspired designs submitted by our beloved dealers.