Posts Categorized: work wednesday

work wednesday: mila’s trowling (trolls + bowling) party.

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dee’s daughter, mila is pretty obsessed with the dreamworks trolls movie. it’s her movie of choice these days and they are always jamming to the awesome soundtrack whenever in the car. when asked what kind of 3rd birthday she wanted, she responded with trolls + bowling of course! so they came up with a trowling party! dee created a fun invitation full of rainbows, glitter and a touch of troll hair texture to capture the vibe of the movie. her threenager was very pleased!



work wednesday: 70th birthday invitation.

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we celebrated cheyenne’s mother’s 70th birthday a couple weeks ago surrounded by friends + family. we designed a soft, feminine and very vibrant invitation to commemorate this beautiful milestone in her life. a january birthday needs a little extra color! we also used a faux gold foil in the design to add some sparkle. the simple white envelopes were dressed up with watercolor washes and digital addressing to tie it all together. happy bday mama!

work wednesday: alison conklin.


because alison conklin loves to send her clients pretty quotes in their final photo package, she came to us for not one, but two new beautiful cards. she selected two heartfelt quotes from the television show cheers and the movie about time. each was designed with a sleek modern font and pressed in a stunning gold and rose gold foil. we just love these sweet little mementos!

work wednesday: family holiday cards.

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in between all of our clients’ fabulous holiday cards we each managed to squeeze in our own family holiday card before the close of the season. we both went went with a traditional 5×7 digitally printed card, though they would be nothing without the photographic assistance of alison conklin! we kinda love that holiday cards require a mandatory photo shoot to capture these giggly moments forever!

work wednesday: rachel + ben.


after designing rachel + ben’s save the dates, they came back for their invitations! the couple wed on the 22nd of october at the princeton university chapel followed by a reception at the cherry valley country club. they wanted to carry over the modern, clean, geometric patterns and their fresh palette of black, white, green + gray. the whole suite was digitally printed. the modern invite was backed by a crisp black half pocket which held their stacked oversized rsvp postcard and folded details card. ​we also designed a custom map personalized with two little squirrels at the couple’s request! everything was tied neatly together with black and white baker’s twine and finished with a custom monogram tag. the package was mailed to their guests in a grey envelope addressed in black ink.

work wednesday: fiona’s birthday invitation.

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we created this sparkly frozen-but-not-too-frozen-themed invitation for fiona’s fourth birthday party held this past weekend at fairy godmothers in my cute little town of pitman, new jersey. we printed the dappled blue + lavender watercolor on metallic white paper for an extra icy touch. check out my happy four year old and her adorable princess pals posing with their favorite lady, elsa. these girls were pampered properly with hair, nails and makeup. the day continued with stories by elsa, treasure chest prizes, pizza, cupcakes and sugar rimmed pink drinks! those fairy godmothers know how to throw a party!

work wednesday: alison + aaron.

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in honor of alison and aaron’s upcoming one year anniversary we are celebrating this festive invitation suite. the couple’s ceremony was held at holy cross church in philadelphia followed by a reception at the philadelphia cricket club. per the bride’s request, we used a christmas present as inspiration for their december wedding invitation suite. the invitation was printed with a seasonal combo of gold foil and forest green letterpress. the reception card was also printed using the same techniques which made those café lights sparkle! the rsvp card was printed in full color with a red and green plaid pattern and paired with a kraft envelope. the impeccably wrapped package was tied together with care with shiny gold ribbon and finished with a kraft pine tree tag. guests received their cheerful package in a digitally addressed kraft envelope. this suite gives us all the cozy holiday feelings!

work wednesday: elizabeth + edward.

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​from the moment we met elizabeth we learned that her favorite color was emerald green, so it only made sense to use that as the signature color in her invitation suite. elizabeth and edward recently got married this past september at st. thomas of villanova church followed by an elegant reception at appleford estate. we had our talented calligrapher, danica, from the butler’s pantry, hand write the entire invitation, monogram, and titles for the insert cards. her beautiful handwriting was letterpressed as an oversized invitation combined with digitally printed insert cards on matching cotton stock. we adorned the invitation with laurels and leaves to lend to the natural beauty of the estate’s gardens. we used a beautiful photo of the appleford’s boxwood maze for the front of the reply postcard. all of the pieces were bundled together with a billowy white silk ribbon bow. we also worked with elizabeth and edward to create some of their day of materials such as their program and thank you notes. wishing these two many years of happiness!