Secret Garden Party with Letterpress Invitations

If you loved The Secret Garden and you’re planning a garden party, don’t forget the essentials: romantic florals, vintage china and your favorite second-hand classics. Our Rococo Elegance design has the perfect balance of whimsy and elegance and looks like it belongs in a storybook.

Secret Garden Party inspiration with Letterpress Invitations by Bella Figura

(Photo Credit: Ruffled Blog)

Fall Rococo Elegance Letterpress Inspiration

The elegance of fall is oh so grand! Rich deep purples cool the mood down for a classy evening, paired with swirling scripts and soft floral accents – our Rococo Elegance design is sure to please!

rococo elegance customization = inks: amethyst + wisteria | fonts: danube + aiden | paper: ivory | invite size: f8 | liner: antique geometrics in amethyst + wisteria | original design by Beth Barr | customized by in-house designer Racheal Decker

embellishment suggestions: edge paint in pansy

This is a customization of Bella Figura's Rococo Elegance design that is elegant and feminine.

(Photo credits: john and joseph photography)

by Racheal Bumbolo on October 8th, 2012. Category: Wedding Colors | No comments

Bella Figura’s 2012 Letterpress Invitation Designs: Before and After

Our new collection of letterpress wedding invitations has arrived, and we’ve introduced 83 new invitation designs (plus metallics: foil stamping, foil edging and lots of other cool new embellishments!) for the 2012 wedding season. Since everything at Bella Figura is completely customizable, we thought we’d show you a ‘before and after’ look at some of our favorite new invitation designs to show how a change of color, fonts, and design placement can completely transform an invitation design.

First up: the La Salle invitation design by Ian Koenig. The original design is soft and romantic in camel + pewter inks, and features three fonts, but takes on a completely regal look with new inks (regalia and charcoal), corner rounding, and new fonts: Vessa + Jubilant.
Suggested embellishments:
We think this design would look gorgeous with a European formal patterned envelope liner in regalia ink and a coordinating custom postage stamp.
Details: letterpress inks: regalia + charcoal | fonts: vessa + jubilant | paper: bella cotton white 1-ply | size: f-8 | corner rounding

A before and after look at one of Bella Figura's new 2012 letterpress invitation designs, La Salle

Next up: Rustic Jolene – an earthy design with a folk-art feel – is completely transformed with a drastic (but gorgeous) change in design placement. Prussian blue and cornflower blue inks create a stunning two-tone effect, and the square size, corner rounding, and sophisticated fonts complete the look.
Suggested embellishments:
a white cotton pocketfold with a monogram letterpress printed in Prussian blue would add a nice finishing touch, along with an envelope liner in our woodstock pattern in cornflower + Prussian blue inks.
Details: letterpress inks: prussian blue + cornflower blue | fonts: daisy + moravia | paper: bella cotton white 1-ply | size: sq-7 | corner rounding

A before and after look at Bella Figura's letterpress invitation design, Rustic Jolene

Rococo Elegance, created by Beth Barr, one of our new designers for 2012, takes on a more floral feel in this elegant customization. Hand calligraphy accents and ivory paper give the design a soft, romantic feel.
Suggested embellishments:
keep it simple with a European formal patterned envelope liner in taupe ink.
Details: letterpress inks: light peach + taupe | font: botany | paper: bella cotton ivory 1-ply | size: f-8 | hand calligraphy accents: spencerian style | corner rounding

A before and after customization look at the Bella Figura letterpress invitation Rococo Elegance

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by Erica Henriksen on January 12th, 2012. Category: Inspiration,Wedding Tips and Advice | (2) comments