Rachel + Jason’s Modern Nature-Inspired Wedding Invitations

These wedding invitations from Sarah at Studio SloMo offer a more modern approach to a nature-inspired design. Created for a wedding at the Wildflower Center in Texas, the bride and groom wanted to bring in a nature-inspired feel without any floral motifs. Sarah included simple leaf designs letterpress printed in shades of green. So pretty!

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From Sarah: Rachel and Jason were married at the Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas: they wanted something natural and modern, but not floral. They planned to use lots of bright florals at the wedding and chose to complement that with more subtle neutrals and greens for the invitations.

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The letterpress wedding invitation suite includes a square invitation, RSVP, double belly band, envelope liners and thank you notes. The envelope liners were printed on a shimmer paper, which added a nice touch of elegance. Since they wanted to include their wedding website in the suite, but not on the invitation or RSVP, we thought it would be a nice idea to add a belly band directing guest where to find more detailed information. The result helped to literally tie the suite together!

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Lastly, we chose to give a nod to the Wildflower Center with the blind embossed flowers lining the side of their thank you cards.

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Thanks Sarah!

Studio SloMo is a member of the Designer Rolodex – you can check out more of Sarah’s work right here or visit the real invi­ta­tions gallery for more wedding invitation ideas!

Photo Credits: Studio SloMo

National Stationery Show 2014, Part 3

The 2014 National Stationery Show may have officially wrapped up yesterday (sniff!! miss you all already!), but my coverage from this year’s show is just getting started! And you guys, there were SO MANY amazing booths this year, I’m almost afraid to think of how many photos I took over the last three and a half days. So let’s get right back to it, with one of this year’s most hotly anticipated booths: Emily McDowell! I’m such a big fan of Emily’s compelling hand lettered greeting cards, prints, tea towels, tote bags, and temporary tattoos – and this year Emily added gift tags, sticker labels, and notepads to the collection!

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After exhibiting with Crow and Canary a few times, Ashkahn made his official debut in a solo booth this year! I love the mix of foil and neon, not to mention irreverence and sentimentality, in his letterpress greeting cards.

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Pineapples were everywhere at this year’s show (seriously), but that was perhaps most true at the debut booth from Hartland Brooklyn. Isn’t that wallpaper (made using custom gift wrap!) incredible? And so many fun greeting cards with gold foil, tropical illustrations, and yes, plenty of pineapples.

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Minted‘s booth this year showcased their art prints, gold foil holiday cards, and additions to their letterpress wedding invitation and baby announcement collections. And how gorgeous is that folded paper backdrop?!?

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Another new exhibitor, Golden Fox Goods, had a bright white booth with tons of colorful greeting cards, fill-in party invitations, and art prints!

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Lots of colorful letterpress paper goods from Studio SloMo – from a calendar to greeting cards to art prints!

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And last up for today, another strong debut exhibitor – Paper Bandit Press – with a wonderful collection of letterpress cards and prints!

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Check back tomorrow for more from the 2014 National Stationery Show!

Photo Credits: Oh So Beautiful Paper

Seasonal Stationery: Valentine’s Day, Part 3

I’m making my final preparations to head out to Alt Summit bright and early tomorrow morning, but I couldn’t resist sharing a few more Valentine’s Day cards before I leave! And as always, you can check out the full round up right here, and previous highlight posts here!

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1. Dahlia Press; 2. Studio SloMo; 3. Fat Bunny Press; 4. Power + Light Press; 5. Tabletop Made; 6. Lark Press

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7. The Hungry Workshop; 8. Smock; 9. Farewell Paperie; 10. Happy Cactus; 11. 9th Letter Press; 12. Yellow Owl Workshop

Lots more love cards in the full round up right here!

{images via their respective sources}

Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Another year is coming to a close – so in keeping with my annual tradition, it’s time to recap some of my favorite posts from the year that was. And today I’m starting with some of my very favorite wedding invitations from 2013!

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Charles + Sara’s Travel-Inspired Calligraphy Wedding Invitations by Ruby the Fox and Molly Jacques

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Janine + Craig’s Modern Fabric Pocket Wedding Invitations by Janine Rae Design and Boxcar Press

Pink Gold Foil Heart Wedding Invitations August Blume Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Michael + Beth’s Modern Pink and Gold Foil Wedding Invitations by August Blume

Orange Blue Letterpress Overprint Wedding Invitations Studio SloMo Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Audrey + Erik’s Gingham Overprint Wedding Invitations by Studio SloMo

Brooklyn Wedding Invitations Swiss Cottage Design2 Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Courtney + Paul’s Brooklyn Wedding Invitations by Swiss Cottage Designs

Arizona Desert Sunset Wedding Invitations Lovely Paper Things Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Trisha + Richard’s Arizona Sunset Wedding Invitations by Lovely Paper Things

Gold Foil Calligraphy Wedding Invitations Lauren Chism Fine Papers Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Carly + John’s Calligraphy Gold Foil Wedding Invitations by Lauren Chism Fine Papers

Woodland Toile Wedding Invitations Ladyfingers Letterpress Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

James + Molly’s Woodland Toile Wedding Invitations by Ladyfingers Letterpress

Watercolor Flower Stripes Wedding Invitations Hoopla Love3 Best of 2013: Wedding Invitations

Renee + Duncan’s Modern Floral Watercolor Wedding Invitations by Hoopla Love

Looking for more inspiration? Check out the real wedding invitations gallery right here!

Audrey + Erik’s Gingham Letterpress Overprint Wedding Invitations

Happy Monday everyone! Today we move into our new house, and I’m both incredibly excited and terribly anxious to put this whole move behind us (fingers crossed that we’ll have internet at our new place later tonight)! While we pack the final boxes and move our furniture, I have a couple of really gorgeous wedding invitations to share with you. First up, some gorgeous invitations from Sarah of Studio SloMo that incorporate one of my favorite letterpress techniques – overprinting – to create a colorful gingham pattern for a casual Fourth of July wedding. Love!

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From SarahWe designed these invitations for Audrey and Erik’s casual July 4th wedding at a local park in Carmel Valley, California. The only guidelines Audrey gave us were to use bright colors and possibly incorporate gingham. Audrey and Erik were planning a BBQ in the park after the ceremony and using all gingham tablecloths.

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Audrey also made strawberry jam with gingham jar tops for wedding favors. We created the thank you tags to tie around the top of the jam jar lids.  In keeping with the casual theme, they opted for a small folded RSVP tag tied to the invite directing guests to email their reply + check out their wedding website. Our favorite part of this invitation suite ended up being the little heart inspired by the gingham pattern.

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Thanks Sarah!

Studio SloMo is a member of the Designer Rolodex – you can check out more of Sarah’s work right here or visit the real invi­ta­tions gallery for more wedding invitation ideas!

Photo Credits: Studio SloMo