Ashley + Jeff’s Modern Chic Neon Pink Wedding Invitations

These weddings invitations are the result of a fantastic collaboration – designed by the bride (and featuring her own calligraphy!) and letterpress printed by Alia and Jason of Darling Press. Ashley wanted her wedding invitations to reflect both her love of paper (yay!) and her modern chic wedding style. The design features a blind impression pattern inspired by the texture on Ashley’s wedding dress and pops of neon pink. Love!

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From Ashley: I wanted our invitations to be really unique and really us. I love paper, typography, letterpress, and everything that goes along with it. I wanted to set a tone through the paper that we could carry throughout the rest of the wedding plans: sophisticated, chic, modern, and clean. Our wedding will take place in an art gallery in DC, and our tables will be Pantone colors instead of numbers – hence my interest in getting very specific ink colors.

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The blind impression pattern is inspired by the embellishment on my wedding dress. I was using a font for the calligraphy at first, but then I took a calligraphy class from Michele Fritz of Meant to be Calligraphy here in DC, and she convinced me to replace that font with my own writing.

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When it came time to print the invitation suite, Alia and Jason of Darling Press to letterpress printed the design on 236# Savoy Bright white paper with neon pink edge painting.

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Thanks Alia and Jason!

Design: Ashley Frazier

Letterpress Printing: Darling Press

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Photo Credits: Darling Press

Seasonal Stationery: Mother’s Day, Part 1

Mother’s Day is coming up! If you’re searching for the perfect card for your mom, grandmother, or wife, I’ve got you covered. I’m rounding up a few of my favorites below, with lots more to browse over in the Market List!

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1. Emily McDowell; 2. Parrott Design Studio; 3. Ladyfingers Letterpress; 4. Dear Hancock; 5. Grey Moggie Press; 6. Idlewild Co.

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7. Anemone Letterpress; 8. Quill and Fox; 9. Kate & Birdie; 10. Honizukle; 11. Ink Meets Paper; 12. Sycamore Street Press

Lots more Mother’s Day cards in the Market List right here!

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Pascale + Maurice’s Colorful Cinco De Mayo Wedding Invitations

How about a little neon to brighten up your Wednesday? Heidi from idieh design sent over these vibrant invitations created for a Cinco de Mayo wedding, featuring neon fuchsia and neon orange paired with bright blue edge painting and kraft paper envelopes. So fun!

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From HeidiPascale and Maurice wanted to merge tradition and trend in a fun and artistic way. Their wedding would take place on Cinco de Mayo weekend, so they chose to honor the Mexican holiday with a “fiesta-chic” theme. They wanted their invitation suite to incorporate a whimsical color scheme inspired by the very colorful Mexican culture.

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We decided on an extra-thick invitation with vibrant neon fuchsia and neon orange to let guests know it was going to be a fun, festive, and bold celebration. The graphic Mexican banner subtly enclosed the couple’s initials within the cuts of the design. The invitation was backed with a vibrant chevron pattern that utilized spot coating varnish for a glossy finish.

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Bright blue edge painting on the main invitation provided a finishing touch. The entire suite, including the adorable response card, was packaged in a kraft envelope lined with a black and white polka dot patterned liner. 

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The bold graphics and colorful palette continued throughout the wedding day with the over-the-top playful ceremony programs, the whimsical table numbers, and the cheerful escort cards.

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Thanks Heidi!

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Photo Credits: Michelle Herrick Photography

April + Angelo’s Floral and Kraft Wedding Invitations

Becca from Suite Paperie sent over these beautiful invitations that she recently created for a destination wedding in Greece, inspired in part (naturally) by the groom’s Greek heritage. Becca paired blue floral details and text on white paper with kraft paper digitally printed in white ink. A stunning combination!

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From Becca: Inspired by the groom’s Greek heritage, this blue, white, and kraft destination wedding suite is simply elegant. Floral details and a mix of whimsical typefaces are digitally printed on square double-mounted soft white card stock for the invitation and information cards.

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A rehearsal dinner insert and monogrammed tag are contrastingly printed in white ink on straw kraft stock, allowing the suite to stack beautifully. The pieces are tied together with cotton twine and tucked into a matching envelope that is lined with a subtle coordinating pattern.

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Thanks Becca!

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Photo Credits: Lindsay Nathanson