Posts Categorized: invitations

work wednesday: laura + ian.



laura and ian were married this past april at the rustic barn on the bridge in collegeville, pennsylvania. this simple suite was inspired by their outdoor ceremony and neutral color palette. the couple loved the feel of handwritten typography to add to their special day and natural feel of their venue. the package was printed digitally on a combination of creamy cotton stock and kraft paper stocks. the invitation was stacked with a kraft rsvp postcard adorned with tree textures and a details card completed with a custom map of the area. the suite was finished with a delicate wrap of jute twine and tied with the couples’ monogram tag. these pretty bundles were mailed to the guests in a kraft envelope printed with black ink.

work wednesday: nassim + andrew.

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nassim and andrew are set to tie the knot later this month at st. ceceilia’s church in boston, massachusetts. their reception, which will take place at the luxurious lenox hotel, acted as a source of inspiration for their desired traditionally and classically elegant wedding invitation suites. by combining navy blue and gold, their two color letterpress invitations were set alongside digitally printed inserts. their suite also included a reception card, accommodations card, and rsvp postcard that feature a black and white photo of the lenox hotel marquee. they also requested a custom map complete with their venues and things to do during their fun-filled wedding weekend. we then placed everything within an ornate ivory, metallic pocket folder with gold flourishing before tying it off with a custom monogrammed tag. their suite was then shipped out in a gold metallic envelope, lined with light gold, and hand addressed in navy ink by joe giampaolo. we’re thrilled with the completion of their wedding suite, and hope their celebration is filled with nothing but love and joy!

work wednesday: tamar + mike.

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tamar and mike, who said their i do’s during the january blizzard at the hotel monaco in philadelphia, wanted a design that spoke to the winter season and their culture. this couple also had a keen eye for simplicity and clean design. their letterpress invitation was pressed in charcoal gray ink on a warm, white cotton stock and featured silver foiled edges and a printed back with delicate aqua snowflakes. their reply and accommodations card were neatly tucked into the gray, watercolor wash belly band, which featured two kissing ducks hand-drawn by mike as a representation of a korean tradition.  their suite was mailed in a matching white envelope lined with a larger, snowflake inspired, graphic pattern printed in metallic silver ink. may this couple be mates for life as their symbol represents!

work wednesday: kim + blake.

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kim and blake wed last may at the exotic olowalu plantation house in lahaina, hawaii. kim, creator of eat/sleep/wear (a fashion blog), and her fiancé desired a modern, clean design that resembled their beautiful ceremony space. with a dark green color scheme, and appropriated pops of hawaiian yellow, their invitations were stacked and include subtle touches of palm and pineapples. together the cards were tied off with natural white jute twine and a kraft tag featuring a gold foil pineapple. delivered in crisp white envelopes, their guests received hand addressed gold metallic ink by mandy from myrtle & lloyd. we couldn’t be happier with the completion of this project, and are pleased to find our work, along with snippets of their ceremony, featured in the most recent issue of brides magazine! check out the article here!

in addition to their wedding stationery, we also designed a corresponding holiday card for the newlyweds. these cards, of 5×7 size, featured a stunning black and white photo overlaid by the prettiest hawaiian christmas greeting. along with a clean, thin, gold foil font, their holiday cards were mailed in gold envelopes with coordinating wrap mailing labels.

this project has been one of our favorites thus far, and we are thrilled that kim and one of our dearest photographer friends, alison conklin, are teaming up with brides to offer an AMAZING giveaway. enter for a chance to win a free engagement session with alison here!

work wednesday: fiona turns 3.

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cheyenne’s daughter, fiona, turned 3 last month and celebrated with a mini royal ball at fairy godmothers in pitman, new jersey. cheyenne wanted the invitation to feel young and girly while capturing the dreamy feel of the white and sparkly gold space. the glittery magic wand, made by from amore cakes and confections, influenced the long size of the invite. the wand was tied to the metallic invite with sheer organza pink ribbon. fiona’s little friends absolutely loved playing bippity boppity boo with their mini magic wands!

work wednesday: suzanne + jeffrey. part one.



suzanne and jeffrey walked down the aisle in october at st. peter’s episcopal church and celebrated afterwards at the kimmel center in philadelphia. their chic invitation suite was designed in all black and white with a large focus on typography. their letterpress invites were printed in blind deboss and black ink. their digital inserts included a reply card with custom lined envelope, along with an information card that featured a custom map of philadelphia. the couple’s horizontal format suite was bundled around a piece of black coverstock with a thin black wax cord which held a square tag with a personalized blind deboss monogram. this was mailed in a sleek black envelope, with white foiled return address and envelope liner which included a unique drawing of the philadelphia skyline. they were hand addressed in a modern typeface by mandy of myrtle and lloyd and completed with custom postage displaying their precious dog, tucker!

next week we are going to feature suzanne and jeffrey’s day of materials!

work wednesday: christie + stephen.



christie and stephen became husband and wife this past october at the first presbyterian church and continued their celebration at the aronimink golf club. their wedding invitation suite included a formal letterpress invitation with crisp, classic black fonts and their angled blush flourished names became the main design element. a gold metallic backer was added to frame out the invitation, which christie just loved! the reply and reception card were printed in full color on matching cranes lettra stock. the suite was wrapped with a vintage ivory lace, gold metallic twine and tied with a monogram tag. their bundle was mailed to guests in a metallic blush envelope addressed in black ink. we hope their day was just as romantic as this invitation was!

work wednesday: meghan + sean.



meghan and sean tied the knot in the beginning of october at the romantic rose bank winery in newtown, pennsylvania. this blush and sage green wedding suite consisted of a letterpress invitation, an rsvp postcard and folded details card. layers of lace and florals were incorporated in this bundle, specifically hydrangeas (as they were in the bride’s bouquet!) this rustic package was delivered to guests in kraft envelopes, digitally addressed in a chocolate brown. the suite was wrapped together with ivory lace and natural jute twine and topped with a monogram tag with a subtle grape vine pattern to nod at their venue. we hope their wedding day was filled with love, happiness and lots of wine!

work wednesday: colleen + anthony.



colleen and anthony will exchange their vows this october at the maris stella church, followed by a reception at the windrift in avalon, new jersey. the couple wanted their package to feel like the natural beauty of the seashore, so we used muted colors and patterns of gray driftwood and natural seagrass. the invite is a soft gray and ocean blue letterpress. the reply postcard features a painted water color picture of a lifeguard’s boat on the front, with a vintage postcard design on the back. the front of the details card features a custom map of avalon with points of interests and venues highlighted. the pieces were bundled together with natural jute twine displaying a circular, wooden tag, engraved with the couple’s monogram. they were mailed in a warm gray envelope and hand addressed in sky blue ink by ashley wren of hello bird. we had a blast working with colleen, as well as her very creative planner, sara murray of confetti & co. we are currently having a ball working on her day of materials and cannot wait to share those goodies with you!

work wednesday: domenica + jason.

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domenica and jason will say their vows in early november at the epiphany of our lord church in philadelphia and continue their celebration at the cescaphe ballroom. they requested an elegant wedding announcement inspired by the art deco period. the invitation is letterpress with stunning antique gold and emerald green inks. for their reply postcard we used a vintage black and white photograph of the formally renowned imperial theater (circa 1914), which has been transformed into the cescaphe ballroom. at the bride’s request, we had a little fun with gatsby-inspired reply wording. the emerald details card was full of helpful information for their guests, complete with a custom monogram. all guests’ mailing addresses were digitally printed in emerald on crisp soft white envelopes. lastly, the bundle was wrapped in a shiny metallic gold cord. we are excited to get started on the rest of domenica’s day of stationery!