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Cozy autumn wedding in Germantown, New York

Jessica and Adam chose our Ashbourne design to set the tone for their cozy autumn wedding, and created a full custom invitation suite and programs in a soft color palette of pewter and sand inks. Guests cozied up with white blankets on the grounds of A Private Estate for the couple’s riverfront ceremony, then made their way to the barn for the cocktail hour with warm mulled sangria in hand. Inspired by their love of local food and wine, the elegant farm to table reception featured a unique trios of salads and desserts, which were artfully served up on striking wooden plates by Michael Scott Catering. We can’t get enough of all the beautiful details that went into this wedding — especially the amazing florals by Saipua!  Be sure to visit the Cappy Hotchkiss blog to see even more images from this celebration! 

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Venue: A Private Estate | Wedding Planner: AAB Creates | Photographer: Cappy Hotchkiss | Dress: Temperley London | Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade | Flowers: Saipua | Cake & Catering: Michael Scott Catering | Make Up: Stanford Smith at Smooth Skin Company | Hair: Laureen at Styles on B | Groom’s Suit: Ralph Lauren | Groom’s Shoes: John Varvatos | Flowergirl Dress: JCrew | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale | Jewelry: Jenny Packham drop peal earrings | Kattubah: | Invitations: Smock | Guest Accommodations: Beekman Arms hotel in Rhinebeck, the oldest Inn in America. | Officiant: Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield | Music: Rhythm Collective | Recessional Music, Cocktail Music, and Hora: A Klezmer band called Symphonia Orchestra & Entertainment 

Chapman Bar Mitzvah Invitations with Chevron Patterned Backing

We customized our Chapman design for William’s Bar Mitzvah invitations. The invitation featured pewter and dove inks, with a pop of persimmon on the monogram, edge painting, and patterned backing. The reply cards were printed in persimmon ink and the directions card was printed in pewter. Colorful chevron envelope liners combining all three colors  tied the entire set together.

Custom letterpress Bar Mitzvah Invitations from Smock

letterpress inks: persimmon + dove + pewter | back patterning: Hoveton pattern offset printed in persimmon ink | font:  auden | paper: 2-ply white | sizes: S-8SQ+ S-5SQ | edge paint: persimmon | envelope liners: Hoveton pattern in pewter + persimmon + dove | customization #: 21374 | LS Amster Company

Parisian Bat Mitzvah Invitations

Our Dawson design received a pretty Parisian makeover for these feminine Bat Mitzvah invitations! The design was customized for Emily’s celebration with a pretty color palette of whisper and pewter inks, paired with a pop of fuchsia shine foil. French bistro inspired stripes and a simple pewter envelope liner in our Champlain pattern added to the beauty of this invitation set.

Dawson Parisian Bat Mitzvah invitations from Smock

letterpress inks: pewter + whisper | foil: fuchsia shine | fonts:  cecilia + stockton | paper: 2-ply white | sizes: S-8 + S-5 | envelope liners: Champlain pattern in pewter | customization #: 21682 | LS Amster Company

Watercolor Wedding Invitation Suite

In 2013 we released digital printing and boy do we love it! This letterpress set submitted by Judy Paulen Designs was for a local Syracuse wedding.  A custom submitted pattern was digitally printed on all of the pieces creating a pretty purple & pink watercolor wedding invitation suite.

letterpress inks: plum + pewter | fonts: plaza + cranbrook | paper: 1-ply white bamboo | printing: letterpress + digital | invitation size: S-8SQ | envelope liner: sinclair in lavender ink | customization #: 20046 |Watercolor Wedding Invitation Suite

Imaginative Letterpress Holiday Cards

We’re loving the ode to John Lennon’s Imagine on these dreamy letterpress holiday cards. Thanks to Ecru Modern Stationer  for helping us bring these creative cards to life!

ink: peacock + pewter + raspberry | fonts: gertrude + cooper + spencerian | paper: 2-ply ivory | offset back pattern: granby in raspberry | printing: letterpress + offset | offset liner: gala in peacock | size: S5 | customization #: 16124 |

Altar in Pewter and Gossamer

Featuring offset back patterning, letterpress printing in pewter and gossamer, and an offset printed belly band to tie it all together, this Altar invitation suite turned out really lovely.  Belly bands are a great way to keep insert pieces neatly organized inside the envelope, and they also help tie things together visually as well.  Many thanks to Nota Bene for submitting this order for us to print!

inks: pewter + gossamer | paper: 2-ply ivory | size: s8 | back pattern: amble in gossamer offset | liner: reverse altar in gossamer | printing: letterpress + offset | customization # 16858

Smock's letterpress wedding invitation design with matching belly band

Dawson Design – Letterpressed in Dove + Pewter

Dawson has always been one of our dealers very favorites – and we adore this customization submitted to us by By Invitation Only in Arkansas.  Opting for our largest square size, the invitation looks even more modern and ever so chic.  The softer color palette carried throughout and a distinguish looking envelope lining maintains sophistication on these.

inks: dove + pewter | fonts: lazlo + carrington stripes | paper: 1-ply white | invitation size: S8SQ | corner rounding | envelope liner: C922-1 in pewter offset | printing: letterpress | customization #: 16543 |

Letterpress wedding invitations in modern style

Smock Welcomes Peak Xperience!

If this is the measure of what we can expect from Peak Xperience, we can’t wait to see what letterpress wedding invitations they send next!  This was the first order from our new store in Malaysia, and we couldn’t be more impressed.  The custom map as well as an embellished monogram make this invitation set simply beautiful.

inks: orchid + pewter + wisteria | fonts: cranbrook + smock plaza | paper: 2-ply ivory | printing: letterpress + offset | custom offset map | offset liner: reversed halifax in wisteria | invite size: S8 | customization #: 15526 |

Letterpress wedding invitations in a soft and romantic color palette.

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