It's always such a pleasure to work with clients that have a fairly clear idea of what they want as well as having a style that I love to work with! Leah first was inspired by a post
on Oh So Beautiful Paper of a fabulous kraft save the date card. So we took that as inspiration to
start and used the tri-fold with photo idea and made it fit her style.
The photo in the save the date is by Bonnie Sen.
(you can see some of the fabulous photos of Leah & Adam's backyard wedding at the
The whole suite consisted of a combination of fluorescent white
cotton paper, kraft chipboard and envelopes, steel gray ink, accented
with the elegance of Betsy Dunlap's
calligraphy. Leah loves Betsy's work so we commissioned her to do the
names and a few other pieces. Leah and Adam's wedding was held outside
in a beautiful backyard, with lots of lights strung about in the tall
trees. We went with strings of lights as the main illustration for the
For the post-wedding pieces, the couple made mixed
CDs to give away as favors to their guests so we printed CD sleeves.
And thank you notes were important for the post-wedding etiquette.
A variation of the design is now available as one of our new pieces
in the Blackbird Wedding
Collection! Also check out another new design in the collection, the Scalloped
We <3 Letterpress has put out a beautiful online magazine called Letterpress Inspiration- The Wedding Issue. Inside you'll find wedding pieces from various printshops and design studios. And we're inside too! It is filled with gorgeous wedding suites and also tips about timing and help to prepare you while planning for your big day.
The website was created by Kristin and Ben, and is dedicated to all things letterpress. You can find interviews of letterpress studios from all over the world, from the US to Argentina and Australia to Norway. Lots of inspiration indeed! It is definitely a place for letterpress printers and lovers. Check it out here.