Irving letterpress wedding invitations in Silver Shine and Blind Deboss

Our Irving wedding invitation is the quintessential modern design – bold type and lots of white space make it perfect for any contemporary event. Kelly and Zachary embellished their Irving customization with an all over blind deboss pattern, foil stamping to highlight their names and edge painting for a pop of festive color.

Irving letterpress wedding invitations in Silver Shine and Blind Deboss by Bella Figura

letterpress ink: charcoal | blind deboss | foil stamping: silver shine | paper: bella cotton 2-ply white | edge painting: jade | customization #20058 | Paperista

Modern Irving wedding invitations

Think our Jute pocketfolds are just for rustic, country affairs? Think again! Nancy and Cullen paired one with our Irving wedding invitation design printed in Gold Shine foil and crisp Black letterpress ink for a flashy yet functional presentation.

letterpress ink: black | foil stamping: gold shine | font: didot | paper: bella cotton 1-ply white | pocketfold: jute | customization #: 17376

Modern Irving wedding invitations by Bella Figura

Brooklyn inspired letterpress Bar Mitzvah invitations

If you’ve never seen hand calligraphy on a Bar Mitzvah invitation before, you aren’t alone. But why should weddings have all the hand lettered fun? Here our Belle calligraphy adds a touch of graceful whimsy to the clean, modern layout of our Irving invitation design. Our Brooklyn motif makes an appearance on the envelope liner and the thank you card, paying homage to the city William calls home.

letterpress inks: pewter + pale gray | font: didot | paper: bella cotton white 2-ply | edge painting: cardinal | hand calligraphy: belle style | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: brooklyn pattern in pale gray | customization #: 17645 | Papel New York

letterpress Bar Mitzvah invitations by Bella Figura

Bella Figura in the Press: Spring 2013

Our letterpress wedding invitations have received some amazing publicity lately, so today it’s time again to say thank you to the amazing editors who have shined the spotlight on Bella Figura this spring! Our first feature is from Martha Stewart Weddings, where we created foil stamped and letterpress wedding invitations for one of their gorgeous real weddings. Megan, the bride, submitted the artwork for us to print — we love the glamorous outcome!

Letterpress and foil stamped wedding invitations from Bella Figura featured in Martha Stewart Weddings

Inside Weddings featured our Pinterest-inspired design, A Bientot, in their spring 2013 issue.

Letterpress wedding invitations from Bella Figura were featured in the spring 2013 issue of Inside Weddings

Weddings by The Ritz-Carlton Magazine featured an elegant customization of our Amor design by Sarah Hanna in their January – June 2013 issue.Letterpress wedding invitations from Bella Figura featured by the Ritz Carlton

Several of our letterpress wedding invitations were featured in the spring issue of The Knot: our popular gold foil stamped Divya Formal invitation, the modern Dash invitation, and our minimalist Alton invitation were all shown throughout this issue.

Letterpress wedding invitations by Bella Figura as seen in the Knot

Brides magazine featured Bella Figura in several of their recent issues: first, a lovely lavender customization of our Lenox Botanical design was featured in the April / May issue, along with menus, place cards, and favor cards from our Circolo suite.

Letterpress wedding invitations and letterpress menus from Bella Figura were featured in Brides magazine

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by Erica Henriksen on July 2nd, 2013. Category: Press | No comments

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Irving Letterpress Invitations With Chevron Patterning

This set’s actually based around Ben Whitla‘s Irving design, but the client decided to jazz things up with some sweet chevron action on some of the pieces.  The Dandelion Patch strikes again with this lovely set, which comes complete with matching coasters to soak up all the suds.

inks: pale gray + pewter + sherbet | paper: 2-ply white | invite size: sq7 | edge painting: sherbet | liner: custom chevron pattern in pale gray + pewter + sherbet inks |customization #: 15492 |

Letterpress wedding invitation suite complete with coasters

by Chris Gannon on December 27th, 2012. Category: Design Customizations | No comments

Fresh and Clean Letterpress Irving Thank You Cards

Ben Whitla‘s Irving design is just so restrained and clean – perfect for showcasing the typography and the beautiful impression of letterpress printing.  Although these are thank you cards, they could also work just as well as social stationery for daily use.  Thanks to Judy Paulen Designs for sending this one our way!

ink: pale gray | paper: 2-ply white | size: a6 | liner: the classic color pattern in pewter ink | edge painting: pewter | customization #: 15363 |

Our Irving design by Ben Whitla is the perfect minimalistic letterpress choice.

by Chris Gannon on November 15th, 2012. Category: Design Customizations | No comments

Eco-friendly Letterpress + Foil-stamped Coasters from Bella Figura

Did you know all of our letterpress and foil stamped coasters are printed on 100% recycled paper? Our coasters are made up of 90% post-consumer waste, 5% pre-consumer waste, and 5% mill waste — it’s a lovely stock that takes the letterpress or foil impression really well. We’ve been printing some really cool coasters for our clients on this new stock over the past few months — take a look!

Letterpress & foil stamped coasters from Bella Figura - printed on 100% recycled coaster stock!

Designs shown clockwise from top right: Custom design featuring owls from our motif library, Vineyard, Irving, Helena, Rustic Lookout and Circolo. The Circolo design was recently discontinued, but is still available if you’d like to order it! 

Aren’t the gold matte, foil-stamped coasters especially beautiful? They feature hand calligraphy accents in Debi Zeinert’s Spencerian style, and they were actually printed for the grand-prize winner of our February Pinterest contest! For a chance to win 100 letterpress party invitations, enter our Pin Your Favorite Place Pinterest Contest today!

Foil stamped coasters from Bella Figura, featuring the Champagne design, printed on 100% recycled coaster stock

Gold matte foil stamped coasters from bella Figura

by Erica Henriksen on July 20th, 2012. Category: Uncategorized | No comments

Soft and Sweet Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Check out these stunning  letterpress wedding invitations submitted by our friends at Inklinations. Our modern Irving (by Ben Whitla) design looks softer in a new color palette and script font.

inks: taupe + sand  | fonts:  salzburg + didot | paper: 1-ply ivory | invite size: sq7 inner  | liner: european formal in sand ink |

soft wedding color palette

by Christie Jones on March 13th, 2012. Category: Uncategorized | No comments

Bella Figura Letterpress Invitations Featured on Green Wedding Shoes

Earlier this year, we worked with Alice and Beth from Alice G. Patterson Photography on an amazing project we’re really excited to share. Featured recently on Green Wedding Shoes, this collaboration features some of our most popular letterpress invitation designs alongside some incredible miniatures. Alice and Beth set up these picturesque scenes and we were completely blown away with the end result — take a look!

An ikat fabric-based invitation designed by Kamal for Bella Figura

The Amor calligraphy design for Bella Figura

String Calligraphy, a whimsical hand calligraphed wedding invitation designed by Patricia Mumau for Bella Figura

A circus inspired invitation from Bella Figura

A modern calligraphy design by Debi Zeinert for Bella Figura

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by Erica Henriksen on December 14th, 2011. Category: Inspiration,Press | No comments

Bella Figura Real Wedding: Anne & Tommy’s Seaside Celebration

We absolutely love seeing the fabulous celebrations that go hand-in-hand with the invitations we get to print everyday, and we’re always especially excited to see Bella Figura weddings on Style Me Pretty!  Anne & Tommy’s Redondo Beach wedding was absolutely gorgeous, so today we’re sharing some of our favorite photos from their big day. The couple chose our elegant Irving invitation to set the tone for their wedding. The design was printed in pale gray and amethyst inks on our white paper for a chic look that coordinated perfectly with the rest of their wedding day elements.

Congratulations to Anne & Tommy!


Photography: Kaysha Weiner Photographer
Flowers: Rebecca’s Bloomers Floral Design and Decor
Event Planning: Tiffany Weddings
Ceremony & Reception Location: Portofino Hotel & Yacht Club
Dress: Adele Wechsler
Make-Up & Hair: Serene Bridal Beauty
Favors: Isabella’s Cookie Company

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by Erica Henriksen on October 28th, 2011. Category: Real Weddings | No comments