Romantic Pink + Gray Wedding Invitations

When I first saw these utterly romantic wedding invitations from Parrott Design Studio, the first element to jump out at me was the gorgeous blush pink and slate gray color palette (my favorite color combination, as you may have noticed from my blog design).  But as I looked closer, I noticed the beautiful blind deboss pattern and calligraphy details:

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Sarah said the bride wanted something delicate and romantic to fit with a vintage-inspired wedding style.  I love the way the blind deboss pattern resembles vintage lace!

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Sarah commissioned Grace Edmands to calligraph the bride and groom’s names, wedding venue, and rsvp card – so lovely!

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Such a beautiful and romantic, yet totally classic, wedding invitation!  You can check out a few more photos and a bit more about the inspiration behind the design over on Sarah’s blog right here!

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Rock n’ Roll Save the Dates

I love it when couples use their save the dates and wedding invitations to express a bit of personality, and these save the dates are no exception!  Designed by Wiley Valentine and printed by Czar Press, these letterpress save the dates reflect the couple’s shared love of music – particularly rock n’ roll!

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The design features kraft paper cd jackets, with a quote from Led Zepplin printed at the bottom of the cd jacket enclosure.

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Wiley Valentine also incorporated unique font choices – printed in cool dark red and black inks – for a more rock n’ roll vibe.

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I love that the save the dates manage to reflect both the formal nature of the upcoming wedding and the couple’s fun personality by using non-traditional materials and typography.  So cool!  Thanks Rachelle!

If you have save the dates that you’d like to share, I’d love to see them!  Just check out my submission guidelines or shoot me an e-mail with photos!

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*Wiley Valentine and Czar Press are sponsors on Oh So Beautiful Paper; for my editorial policies, please click here.

Chevron Stripe Calling Cards

I came across these adorable chevron stripe calling cards from Sweetbeaker last week, and I can’t stop thinking about them!  The playful stripes are just so sweet:

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Karly also offers this fun banner design in a horizontal layout:

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Cute, right?  Check out these and other designs right here!

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Envelopments Giveaway Winner!

Happy Monday everyone!  Before I get to anything else, I wanted to announce the lucky winner of the Roll-o-Deck giveaway from Envelopments!  With over 350 entries (wow!) and so many amazing ideas, I wish I could give all of you a Roll-o-Deck!  I turned to random.org to select the lucky number, and the winner is…

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Sarah said that she would use the Roll-o-Deck to help organizer her movie and music collection – what a great idea!  A huge “Congratulations!” to Sarah — and big thanks to both every one who entered the contest and to Envelopments for sponsoring this giveaway!

Also, Kristen from Paper Crave is also offering the chance to win a Roll-o-Deck and her contest ends tomorrow (August 10), so click here to enter for another chance to win!

{happy weekend!}

Happy Weekend everyone!  Even though I’m still dragging a bit today, I had the best time in New York yesterday – getting to catch up with some of my favorite blog buddies and meeting so many new people at a blogger’s get-together organized by the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia team!  And even though it’s been a wonderful week, I’m beyond excited for this weekend to get started – my husband and I are going to see Arcade Fire tonight!  But in the meantime…

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…a few links for your weekend!

And in case you missed it, a few favorite posts from this week:

That’s it for me this week!  I hope you all have a wonderful weekend, and I’ll see you all back here on Monday – when I’ll announce the winner of the Envelopments giveaway!

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