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pink + gray formal letterpress wedding invitations

With the help of our friends at The Dandelion Patch, Courtney and Garet used a pastel palette to personalize our Maeve design for their New Orleans wedding. They added a blind debossed border to the invitation and a coordinating envelope liner to tie in the rose quartz letterpress ink used to highlight their names.

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letterpress inks: charcoal + rose quartz + blind deboss (no ink) | fonts: didot + sans capitals + riviera | paper: bella smooth cotton white 1-ply | foil edging: gold matte | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: classic color pattern in rose quartz | The Dandelion Patch | customization #37163

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Cora: romantic floral wedding invitation inspiration

This floral wedding invitation inspiration based on our Cora design has a romantic palette of khaki, marsala, and tea rose that subtly highlights the hand-painted florals and classic typography.

digital ink: khaki | letterpress ink: marsala | font: moravia | paper: ivory smooth cotton | invite size: F-8 | liner: classic color pattern in tea rose | original design by Ellie Snow | customization by Jessica Downs

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Lani: modern paradise wedding invitation inspiration

This customization of our Lani design is both modern and warm, drawing inspiration from earthy greenery and sleek, metallic accents.

letterpress inks: vine + blind deboss | font: moravia | hand calligraphy: lorelei style | paper: white | invite size: F-8 | foil stamped liner: rhine pattern in bronze shine | original design + customization by Jessica Downs

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Letterpress wedding invitations with ultra modern typography

The clean, modern typography and abundance of white space on our Alcott design have made it a go-to for couples looking for classic letterpress wedding invitations with a contemporary twist. Jordan and Eric opted for a horizontal layout and a pale gray striped envelope liner to match the original design’s barely-there fog ink.

letterpress ink: fog |font: garamond | paper: bella cotton white 1-ply + 2-ply | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: sullivan stripe pattern in pale gray | Bella Figura NYC | customization #36947

colorful house cooling party invitations

Ever heard of of a house cooling party? It’s the opposite of a house warming party and a great way to say goodbye to your former home. Our friends at Union Street Papery worked with Sarah and Alex to create these custom house cooling party invitations complete with a blueprint envelope liner inspired by their (now former) abode.

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digital inks: cmyk | foil stamping: blue shine | fonts: submitted | paper: bella smooth cotton white 1-ply | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: submitted pattern in cobalt | Union Street Papery | customization #38700

Letterpress goose birth announcements and stationery

Michelle and Guri welcomed baby Ruby with these letterpress goose birth announcements and stationery created with the help of our friends at Marissa Allie Designs. We printed in black letterpress with a touch of persimmon to highlight the simple and sweet custom artwork.

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letterpress inks: black + persimmon | paper: bella smooth cotton white 1-ply + 2-ply | envelopes: bella cotton white pointed flap | digital liners: supplied pattern in black | Marissa Allie Designs | customization #39108

Custom gold foil black tie wedding invitations

Courtney and Kenneth worked with our friends at Magnificent Milestones to create these black tie wedding invitations for their recent celebration. We printed their invitations in classic black letterpress and gold foil but added some unexpected touches to truly personalize their suite – like a custom pocketfold featuring their personal monograms, fuchsia edge painting, and a custom diecut bowtie belly band printed in gold foil on our Bella Black paper.

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letterpress ink: black | foil stamping: gold matte | paper: bella smooth cotton white 1-ply + 2-ply | edge painting: fuchsia | envelope: bella cotton white | foil stamped liner: pearse pattern in gold matte | Magnificent Milestones | customization #37860

Digital envelope addressing in white ink is here!

Introducing colored papers and envelopes was a major highlight from our most recent custom collection. Now we’ve added white digital envelope addressing in white ink so we can match your fonts to your invitations for a perfectly coordinated look.

White digital guest and return addressing shown on our Bella Black, Bella Blue, Jute, Bella Light Gray, and Bella Blue envelopes.

Our Wilder suite, shown with white digital guest and return addressing on our Bella Light Gray envelopes.

Our Garnet suite, shown with white digital guest and return addressing on our Bella Blue envelopes.

Our Alcott suite, shown with white digital guest and return addressing on our Bella Gray envelopes.

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

We were overjoyed to have the chance to make Jordyn and Manny’s stationery vision come to life and even more thrilled to see how beautifully the couple’s special day came together. The Amadore Antique design reflected their wedding perfectly with a Spanish flair, dressed up in navy letterpress and gold matte foil, colors that were accented throughout the day. The wedding was held at one of the oldest hotels in the United States, La Fonda on the Plaza. Jordyn and Manny’s guests were surrounded by Santa Fe traditions like a live mariachi band promenade through the plaza and personal touches like a surprise recording of Jordyn singing “The Nearness of You” as a gift to Manny.

We’ll let Jordyn take it from here to share even more about her elegant destination wedding in Santa Fe:

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

What was the inspiration for the wedding? What sort of look/feel were you going for?

We discussed weddings, what they mean, and what we want them to communicate to the world. I thought weddings should focus on the joy and solemnity of the commitment, while Manny envisioned a grand celebration to be shared. Everything began to take shape from these conversations. My vision for the wedding took on a polished and glowing aesthetic with old-world Spanish charm. The first time Manny and I spoke was because of the t-shirt he was wearing that he bought from Spain and it just so happened that I lived there while I was in college. Two nights later, he took me on our first date to a Spanish restaurant. His family is Mexican-American, so we also wanted to include their heritage as well. We had just moved from El Paso, Texas to Santa Fe, New Mexico, a storied place born of the intertwining beauty of these cultures. It was the perfect location and an exciting destination for our guests. 

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

What were some of your favorite parts of the day?

Every part of the day was special, brimming with anticipation and meaning, but without question, the happiest moment was our vows. I was filled with the most profound, total joy and sense of peace. That’s fitting I suppose, since those are the adjectives I wrote down to describe our relationship, back in Belize during the first days I wore our ring.

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

Advice to future bride’s planning their own wedding?

First, DIY doesn’t have to mean make-it-yourself. I think of my wedding as hand-curated, not hand-made. Craft projects take time and skill and I didn’t have either. Consider your talents. I’m a singer, so I recorded a song that is special to us. I didn’t go to a studio instead I bought a quality mic off Amazon and recorded it in my closet. I think that definitely counts as DIY! Always keep the guests’ perspective in mind as well. We hated to make everyone travel to our wedding but given the far-flung nature of our clans, it was necessary. In thanks, we took their comfort, happiness, and convenience into account in every detail. Lastly, evoke what seemed magical about weddings when you were little, even if you’re the only one who will notice. Cascade bouquets were all the rage during my childhood in the 90’s, and I was captivated by them. I wanted a Pinterest-worthy wedding, though, so I ordered a hand-tied bouquet instead. At the last minute, I changed to a cascade. I really felt like a bride when I held it for the first time, and I still feel that magic every time I see a photo.

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

Anything else you want to share?

Many personal details precious to us enriched the night. My late grandfather gave his wife a gold locket on their wedding day in 1949. She cried when she saw that little something borrowed pinned to my bouquet. At 87 years, her presence with us that day was absolutely priceless. My brother is a competitive pistol shooter, so I gave him 9mm bullet cufflinks at the rehearsal dinner that he wore the day of the wedding. The groom gave me a gold necklace with my new monogram and I gave him a collection of boudoir photos. A conch shell from Belize held flowers with a photo of Manny and I from the proposal on the favor table. Even the last moment of the night held a special surprise with a recording of me singing “The Nearness of You” playing for our last dance.

Elegant Destination Wedding in Santa Fe with Spanish Flair

Photography: Elizabeth Wells Photography | Venue: La Fonda on the Plaza | Coordination: Maria Socha, Sealed with a Kiss | Officiant: Marilee Harrison | Florals: Margaret Bost | Videography: Luminance Wedding Films | Stationery: Bella Figura | Linens: BBJ Linens | Makeup: Monica Stark | Hair: Jessica Jung | Cake: Simply Sweet by Darci  | Tuxedos: The Black Tux | Bride’s dress: Morilee | Bridesmaid dresses: Sangria | Calligraphy: eDanae 

tawny and tea rose bridal shower invitations

We had the pleasure of printing these bridal shower invitations based on our Nightfall design for Sarah’s bridal shower held at the iconic Freds at Barneys in New York.  The sweet palette of tawny foil and tea rose highlighted the edgy, modern design and paired nicely with the geometric envelope liner in the palest of pinks. 

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letterpress ink: tea rose | foil stamping: tawny matte | paper: bella cotton white 1-ply | envelope: bella cotton white | digital liner: rhine pattern in blush | Bella Figura NYC | customization #38389

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