Wedding Inspiration: Letterpress Save The Dates

You met the one, you have the ring, you set the date – now you need to make the big announcement! Save the dates are a great way to let your guests know when you plan on getting married. Save the dates are the first glimpse of what’s to come when it comes to your wedding, so make sure they deliver the style and vibe you’re going for. Save the dates can also be a little less formal than invitations, so this gives you a chance to get creative!

Bella Figura Save the date roundup

[Our dapper Vintage Charm save the dates set the tone for a swanky wedding weekend in California.]

Bella Figura's vintage letterpress save the dates

[Minimalistic and to the point - our Bold Stripe delivers all the vital information in a stylish layout.]

Bella Figura's modern letterpress save the dates

[Did you know that we can letterpress a border for you to adhere your own photos to our cards? That's exactly what this Branch save the date did!]

Bella Figura's Rustic Letterpress Save the Dates

[If you can't find a save the date that fits your style we can create a custom design for you -- or we can accept custom submitted designs so that your save the dates are 100% you!]

Bella Figura's Custom Letterpress Save the dates

[Impress your guests with custom hand calligraphy like our Amor save the dates.]

Bella Figura's Letterpress Calligraphy Save the Dates

[What says a fall wedding like rustic colors and a charming woodsy styled save the date? Our Overlook doesn't disappoint.]

Bella Figura's Rustic Letterpress Save the dates

[If you're getting married in specific city, why not make that the theme? Our Charmed Washington DC is perfect for any event in the nation's capital.]

Bella Figura's Washington DC Letterpress Save the dates

Save the dates are typically sent 6-12 months before the wedding. We have save the dates in all different styles, from vintage to rustic to modern. If you need help figuring out which design would work well for your wedding, please feel free to contact us! We offer a comprehensive personal shopper survey to help narrow down colors, designs, and choices, too, so don’t worry if you’re not sure where to start. And if you’re stuck trying to figure out how to word your save the date, be sure to check out our etiquette suggestions.Bella Figura Letterpress Save the dates

by Christie Jones on September 30th, 2013. Category: Uncategorized | No comments

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Letterpress Save the Date Coasters

Save the date coasters are a fun way to announce your wedding date since you don’t have to be as formal as an invitation. We love the use of the chevron border and letterpress inks. Thanks go out to the Dandelion Patch for sending these our way.

ink: charcoal + papaya | font: didot | paper: coaster stock – white | size: 4″ coaster | customization #: 16117 |

Letterpress save the date coasters with chevron details

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Sakura Save the Dates in Pewter Letterpress + Gold Shine Foil

These Sakura (by Maura Gaulthier) save the dates have just a touch of the botanical.  Sent to us by our friends at Luxe Expressions, we’re loving the simplistic and sweet feel of these.  We adore that the foil stamping is left to only the single flower motif at the very top.

letterpress ink: pewter | foil: gold shine | fonts: danube + impression | paper: 2-ply white | card size: A6 | customization #: 15322 |

Save the dates with charming style in letterpress and foil

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Loretta Formal Save the Dates with Clermont Hand Calligraphy

Soft, simple, and sweet, these Loretta Formal style save the dates feature the Clermont style hand calligraphy of Debi Zeinert for the bride and grooms names.  The original Loretta Formal sample actually features Debi’s Revolution style calligraphy, which just shows yet another way you can customize designs however you like best.  Thanks to Rock Paper Scissors for sending us this to print!

ink: pewter | font: poetica | hand calligraphy: clermont, by Debi Zeinert | paper: 1-ply white | size: a6 | customization #: 16418

Classic gray letterpress save the dates


by Chris Gannon on May 24th, 2013. Category: Uncategorized | No comments

Whimsical Letterpress Save the Date!

We know we are currently in winter wonderland mode but take a look at this vibrant save the date perfect for a 2012 summer wedding (which is right around the corner)! This quirky custom letterpress save the date was sent to us by our good friends over at Gus & Ruby Letterpress in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  The two cute custom designs matched with our aquamarine ink make for a one of a kind save the date that really stands out.  Instead of using our standard A6 save the date size, the couple opted for the smaller (and budget saving) A5 option.  The recipients of this card are sure to be pleasantly surprised!

ink: aquamarine| font: alouette | paper: 1-ply white |  size: a5

vibrant and whimsical summer letterpress save the date

by Sean Mahady on December 8th, 2011. Category: Design Customizations,Inspiration | 1 comment

Modern Romance – Delambre Classic Letterpress Save the Dates

Timeless romance exudes from these letterpress save the dates in a charming customization of our Delambre Classic design (by Jessica Tierney – featuring Sarah Hanna‘s calligraphy accents). A vintage color combination of antique gold and pewter inks showcases the crisp floral patterning. A sleek rustic crosshatch patterned envelope liner brings a modern element to the sweet packaging making this save the date perfect for 2012!

inks: antique gold + pewter | font: utrecht | calligraphy: the victoria hand calligraphy, by sarah hannah style | paper: 1-ply white | size: a6  | liner: rustic crosshatch pattern in antique gold ink | client coordinator: christie jones | in-house designer: lindsy aragona

modern romantic calligraphy letterpress save the dates

by Christie Jones on December 6th, 2011. Category: Design Customizations | No comments

Icy Fresh Lumos Letterpress Save the Dates

With another Syracuse winter sneaking up on us, this customization of Ben Whitla‘s Lumos design is feeling especially fitting for the season.  A combination of our charcoal and pool inks letterpress printed onto our snowy white 1-ply paper breathes a cool and modern breath into this popular design.  We owe the honor of printing this particular save the date to the ever-awesome gang downstate at Judy Paulen Designs Bloomingdales.

inks: charcoal + pool | paper: 1-ply white | save the date size: a6 |

winter inspired letterpress save the dates

by Chris Gannon on November 16th, 2011. Category: Design Customizations,Inspiration | No comments

Carte de Visite Letterpress Save the Dates and Coasters

What better way to make sure your guests don’t let your wedding date *ahem* coast by, than with some letterpress save the date coasters?  We printed these Carte de Visite (by Ben Whitla) letterpress save the dates and matching coasters in Taupe, Papaya, and Sand inks, and we’ve got to say – we’re really into this color combo.

To make everything in this set as cohesive as possible we also custom designed and letterpress printed an envelope liner that coordinates with the cards and coasters.  Between this letterpress envelope liner and the bright Papaya edge painting on the save the date, this set really has some amazing presence when you open the flap (even before you take the pieces out!).

inks: taupe + papaya + sand | fonts: sofia + sans capitals + archive | paper: 2-ply white + coaster stock | save the date size: a6 | liner: custom pattern letterpress printed in taupe ink | client coordinator: chris gannon | in-house designer: kyle laatsch

contemporary chic save the date card

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by Chris Gannon on August 26th, 2011. Category: Design Customizations,Wedding Trends | No comments

A Ribbon of Mediterranean

We’ve spied a recent color trend centered on our gorgeous Mediterranean ink, showcased here on a Ribbon letterpress save the date. The color is cool and watery and plays nicely at weddings both formal and casual, modern and traditional. We just can’t get enough of these awesome save the dates!

by Cynthia Converse on April 21st, 2011. Category: Design Customizations | 1 comment

Typography Cool Save the Dates

Around these parts, we can’t get enough of super cool save the dates. Add in great typography and these letterpress save the dates in our Lumos design are a crowd favorite around the studio. We printed them in a classic color combination of antique gold and black, paired with metallic gold edge painting for a look that is modern Art Deco-inspired and incredibly chic.

by Cynthia Converse on March 9th, 2011. Category: Design Customizations | No comments