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Preppy Bar Mitzvah invitation inspiration

Ivy League style was the inspiration for this preppy Bar Mitzvah invitation based on our Dash design. A collegiate color palette along with an argyle patterned envelope liner pay homage to prep schools and ping pong.

Preppy Bar Mitzvah invitation inspiration from Bella Figura

dash customization | letterpress inks: navy + jade | fonts: poster + later | paper: bella cotton white | invite size: F8 | liner: vintage diamond pattern in navy + jade + persimmon | original design by Ian Koenig | customization by in-house designer Andrea Streeter

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Anais featured in Martha Stewart Weddings

The summer 2016 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings is on stands now, and in it you’ll find a real Bella Figura wedding! Tara and Dan worked with our friends at Invited for their invitations, and chose our modern Anais design by Ian Koenig to set the tone for their spring wedding at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The wedding was filled with chic DIY decor – including an elegant string + brass nail escort card display that echoed the invitations. Be sure to check out the latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings for all the details! 

Martha Stewart Weddings Summer 2016 coverBella Figura's Anais letterpress wedding invitations were featured in this real wedding in the summer 2016 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings

La Vie en Rose inspired wedding invitations

Chelsea and Taylor dreamed up their La Vie en Rose inspired wedding invitations with the help of our friends at The Windmill Paper Boutique. Our Chatsworth design was printed in tawny matte foil with a letterpress border in british rose ink. Sarah Hanna’s hand calligraphy highlighted standout text throughout the suite, including the pocketfold. Our vintage rose patterned envelope liner was the finishing touch and was another ode to the couple’s romantic inspiration.

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letterpress ink: british rose | foil stamping: tawny matte | font: impression + aiden | hand calligraphy: honoured style | paper: bella cotton white 2-ply + 1-ply | pocketfold: white gold paper, tawny matte foil | envelope: bella cotton white pointed flap | liner: rose 4 pattern | The Windmill Paper Boutique | customization #29176

Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm Wedding featuring Gournay Calligraphy Wedding Invitations

Today we’re sharing a romantic real wedding that took place earlier this month at the beautiful Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm! Jaclyn and Camilo worked with the team at our flagship store to create their calligraphy wedding invitations, which featured our Gournay design by Kelle McCarter customized with hand calligraphy accents by Debi Zeinert. Debi also hand calligraphed their invitation envelopes to match! Pink details (including the rose gold foil highlights on their invitations) were used throughout the entire wedding, from the pale pink bridesmaid dresses and flower bouquets to their elaborate floral cake and centerpieces! Here are a few of our favorites from this real wedding, but check out Love & Light for the full feature! 

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Photographer: Love & Light Photographers | Venue: The Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm | Floral Design: Flowers By David | Invitations: Bella Figura | Hair: Mia Moore | Makeup: Kathy Genchi | DJ : NY Edge | Cinematography: Hart to Heart Media | Cake: My Daughter’s Cakes

foil stamped watercolor wedding invitations

With the help of our friends at Magnificent Milestones, Anne and Daniel customized our Wythe design in their sweet, springtime palette of pinks and greens. Formal fonts and copper shine foil made for a chic presentation on these watercolor wedding invitations.

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foil stamping: copper shine | digital inks: raspberry + fuchsia + pansy + clover + chartreuse | paper: duplexed bella smooth cotton 2-ply + 1ply | Magnificent Milestones | customization #31594

modern calligraphy wedding invitations for lake house wedding

Together with their families, Cammy and Nicolas hosted their weekend wedding celebration at a family lake house in Louisiana. Their modern calligraphy wedding invitations featured hand lettering by Nicole Black alongside trendy type and motifs to keep the overall look fresh and fun. Their customized envelope liner paid homage to the spirit of their wedding – love at the lake house. Many thanks to our friends at Urbanic Paper Boutique!

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letterpress inks: black + cherry | font: chapin | hand calligraphy: mitty style | paper: bella cotton white 1-ply | Urbanic Paper Boutique | customization #32236

letterpress + foil stamped custom monogram wedding invitations

With the help of our friends at Seaside Papery we created these custom monogram wedding invitations for Lauren and Gabriel’s San Diego wedding. Their monogram was submitted to us as is and we used fonts and a border from our library to accompany it.

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letterpress ink: black | foil stamping: gold matte | fonts: danube + impression | paper: bella cotton ivory 2-ply + 1-ply | Seaside Papery | customization #31392

copper + navy letterpress constellation wedding invitations

Stephanie and Edward worked with our friends at Wynwood Letterpress to create these constellation wedding invitations for their winter wedding at The Deering Estate. Their night sky inspired palette of navy and copper shine complimented the hand lettered text and made for a dazzling backer inspired by January’s full moon.

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letterpress ink + digital ink: navy | foil stamping: copper shine | hand calligraphy: submitted | Wynwood Letterpress | customization #31273

Modern typography Bar Mitzvah invitations

We worked with Nate and his family on these typography Bar Mitzvah invitations based on our Irving design. They chose a rectangular shape and a bold palette of prussian blue and clover along with our vintage stripes pattern liner in the invitation and thank you envelopes.

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letterpress inks: prussian blue + clover | font: didot | paper: bella cotton white 2-ply + 1-ply | edge painting: prussian blue | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: vintage stripes pattern in prussian blue | customization #28366

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custom illustrated wedding invitations in tawny foil

Danielle and Christopher worked with our friends at Marissa Allie Designs to concept these custom illustrated wedding invitations for their recent celebration. Our inhouse illustrator Brenda Fox made their vision a reality, creating the wreath and branch motifs and drawing their venue from a provided photo. Debi Zeinert‘s hand calligraphy highlighted important text and a custom monogram foil stamped over a digital flood of color added a touch of unexpected elegance to the back of the invitation. Thanks to Marissa for these lovely photos!

custom illustrated wedding invitations in tawny foil | Bella Figura

custom illustrated wedding invitations in tawny foil | Bella Figura

custom illustrated wedding invitations in tawny foil | Bella Figura

letterpress ink: pewter | digital ink [back]: pewter | foil stamping: tawny matte | hand calligraphy: copperplate | paper: bella cotton1-ply ivory + bella smooth cotton 1-ply ivory | foil edging: tawny matte | envelope: bella cotton ivory pointed flap | liner: custom liner in pewter | Marissa Allie Designs| customization #31953

Images by Marissa Allie Designs

letterpress + foil stamped marble birthday invitations

Karen’s friends hosted a birthday luncheon in her honor at San Francisco’s Catherine Clark Gallery. Our Onyx design set the tone for the gathering, giving guests a hint of the gallery’s collection of contemporary art. Thanks to our friends at Union Street Papery for helping create these marble birthday invitations!

P.S. – Jamie Lea Bertsch is June’s Designer of the Month. Order any of her designs [including Onyx] and save 10% through June 30th!

letterpress + foil stamped marble birthday invitations | Bella Figura

letterpress + foil stamped marble birthday invitations | Bella Figura

letterpress + foil stamped marble birthday invitations | Bella Figura

letterpress ink: black | foil stamping: gold matte | fonts: cambridge + source | paper: bella cotton white 2-ply | Union Street Papery | customization #31387

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foil stamped hand calligraphy wedding invitations

It was our pleasure to work with Kate of Lovely Paperie & Gifts on the design and printing of her own wedding stationery. Kate and Christopher chose Sarah Hanna’s lettering as the centerpiece of their hand calligraphy wedding invitations, using our Annalise design to set the tone for their winter wedding. They used a romantic palette of tawny matte foil with whisper pink highlights and personalized their envelope liner with a sweet adage in hand calligraphy.

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foil stamping: tawny matte | hand calligraphy: nautilus style | paper: bella cotton white 2-ply | round corners | edge painting: whisper | envelope: bella cotton white | liner: custom classic color pattern in whisper | Lovely Paperie & Gifts | customization #29218

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