Bella Figura Calligrapher Spotlight: Debi Zeinert of The Blooming Quill

Bella Figura calligrapher Debi Zeinert shared this close up look at her amazing work, a video that features her various calligraphy styles. Her elegant calligraphy can be found in her wedding invitation designs, and her calligraphy accents can also be found in other popular Bella designs (such as Loretta Formal and Calligraphy Monogram). In addition to beautiful, hand-calligraphed letterpress stationery and invitations through Bella Figura, Debi is also available for calligraphy addressing through her business, The Blooming Quill. Your envelopes, escort cards, and other wedding day stationery pieces can all be hand-done to match your letterpress printed suite! Check out this video to see Debi in action, and for more details on working with her, visit her website.

by Erica Henriksen on November 23rd, 2011. Category: About Us,Our Designers,Wedding Tips and Advice | No comments

Spread a Little Love with World-Minded Letterpress Favor Cards

Over the past couple of years, we’ve found ourselves completely blown away by the thoughtfulness and generous spirits of the couples we’re honored to call Bella Figura brides and grooms.  We think it’s so cool when a couple opts to forgo the traditional guest favors and instead makes a donation to a worthy nonprofit. To encourage this large-hearted trend, in early 2011 we started offering free letterpress favor cards to those couples making a donation to nonprofit organization doing good for the world. Here are just a handful of the many favor cards we’ve printed for couples worldwide this year…

Our Deveril design; donation benefiting The Humane Society of the United States.

Our Tara design; donation benefiting Clean Ocean Action.

Our Nautilus design; donation benefiting the Reproductive and Child Health Alliance in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Our Florian Script design; donation benefiting CHU St-Justine. From the couple, “The CHU St-Justine is a well renowned children’s hospital in Montreal and our donation will be given toward funding R&D activities. We both believe that children should be allowed to enjoy their young lives and play outside with their friends rather to be stuck in a hospital room. We hope that our donation will help the team of doctors find a cure to many of today’s illnesses that primarily attack young children.”

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by Cynthia Converse on May 25th, 2011. Category: Green Wedding Ideas,Promotions + Giveaways | No comments

Elegant Espresso + Ivory Calligraphy Love

While we love bold, modern designs, sometimes it’s the simplest of letterpress wedding invitations that are the most elegant. Take this version of our Modern Calligraphy design for example. It’s printed in espresso on our ivory paper with coordinating espresso edge painting and an espresso envelope liner for a look that is incredibly chic and timeless.

by Cynthia Converse on December 13th, 2010. Category: Design Customizations | No comments

Modern Calligraphy Letterpress Wedding Invitations

If our array of calligraphy letterpress wedding invitations didn’t tip you off, we’re big time calligraphy fans around here. There is just something so pretty about hand lettered calligraphy when it’s letterpress printed on our cotton paper. In this case, it’s our Modern Calligraphy design printed in navy ink and paired with an envelope boasting a cheerful fuchsia liner. It’s the perfect blend of traditional and modern elements, yet so simple and sophisticated. We just can’t get enough.

by Cynthia Converse on April 13th, 2010. Category: Design Customizations | 1 comment