Let the sun shine in with this beachy customization of our Solina design. A muted sunrise-inspired color palette and a fun island pattern make this design perfect for a laid-back destination ceremony.
solina customization = inks: british rose + sherbet | fonts: josephine + atlantique | paper: ivory | invite size: SQ-7 | liner: classic color pattern in light peach | corner rounding | edge painting in atlantic | original design by Jamie Lea Bertsch | customized by in-house designer Andrea Streeter
embellishment suggestions: harrison hand calligraphy
(Photo Credits: Cea + Jan Photography)
Celebrate summer love with our Fresh customization in fun festive colors! Accents of bright Spring green and Yolk are sure to get the party started.
fresh customization = inks: regalia + surf | fonts: adelais + streamline | paper: white | invite size: F-8 | liner: traditional oxford in surf + regalia | original design by Jamie Lee Bertsch | customized by in-house designer Racheal Decker |
embellishment suggestions: edge painting in yolk
(Photo Credits: stay forever photography)
The whimsical waves of our Camilla design set the tone for a quintessential summer beach wedding with seersucker details and nautical-inspired décor. It make us want to sink our toes in the sand for that perfect ocean side “I do”!
camilla customization = inks: seamist + marigold + prussian blue | fonts: ebbinghaus + streamline | paper: white | invite size: SQ-7 | liner: elegant ombre in seamist + marigold | original design by Jamie Lee Bertsch | customized by in-house designer Racheal Decker |
embellishment suggestions: pocketfold in golden seal
(photo credits: pro image weddings)
This version we printed of Jamie Lea Bertsch‘s Cecilia design looks nothing like the original for sure, but WOW did it turn out exquisite. Just so clean and refined looking. Our friends at Papery of Philadelphia sent this for us to print, and we absolutely can’t thank them enough for the honor. Instead of leaving the Cecilia as is, they decided to flip it to a portrait style layout, do it in Antique Gold and Cream inks, use the floral pattern as a light background motif, and added a monogram to the top.
inks: antique gold and cream | paper: white 2 ply | invite size: f8 | client coordinator: chris gannon
We can’t tell you how much we love working with Gus and Ruby Letterpress in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. It’s just too much! We were just tickled when they submitted this order pairing our new sea-side ink with our Camilla design by Jamie Lea Bertsh. Samantha from Gus and Ruby let us in on the vision behind this unique customization:
“Rachel & David wanted a design that showcased their love of the Maine coast (their wedding location) without being absolutely literal or obvious. The outline of the Maine coast mixed with the funky graphic “wave” pattern representing the ocean set the tone perfectly! The oceanic blue/green ink really spoke to this couple and their coastal venue while the whimsical calligraphy and abstract pattern added a level of fun and playfulness to the whole piece.”
The A5 sized reply and reception cards alternate layouts so that each card looks fresh and unique. We particularly like how the extra touch of hand calligraphy on the reception card makes the reception location stand out. We love the nautical details in this suite and the creativity that inspired this gorgeous outcome. Congrats, ladies!
ink: sea-side | font: moravia | calligraphy: Sloan hand calligraphy, by Kelle McCarter | paper: 1-ply white | invite size: f8 |
This design won an honorable mention in our Bella Figura design competition for 2012. This annual competition recognizes outstanding and inspired designs submitted to us by our beloved dealers.
Our Lush (by Jamie Lea Bertsch ) letterpress wedding invitations go from soft to stylish with this color customization submitted by Lion in the Sun in Brooklyn, NY. Letterpressed in Light Lavender and Charcoal inks on our 2-ply white paper, the design is highlighted with corner rounding and Champagne edge paint. The Reverse Simple Geometrics envelope liner in Champagne ink perfectly compliments the edge painting.
inks: light lavender + charcoal | font: billhead | paper: white 2-ply | invite size: f8 | corner rounding | edge paint: champagne | liner: the reverse simple geometrics pattern in champagne ink
Featuring Belle hand calligraphy these Flourish letterpress invitations (by Jamie Lea Bertsch) are what’s happening! This set features Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls’ Belle hand calligraphy which is one of the many different calligraphy styles we offer. The stellar pairing of our prussian blue and chartreuse inks looks amazing on our 1-ply ivory paper. The couple chose our save the date size (A6) for their reply card to better accommodate all of the details of their wedding weekend! With flat place cards and adorable website cards printed in prussian blue inks-their guests can get the lowdown on the wedding fun! We’re in love with their flawless tea length programs letterpress printed to match with their set. The couple even chose precious letterpress thank you cards to match to their invitations. This heartfelt gesture shows the true appreciation of their friends and family being such an important part of their special day.
inks: chartreuse + prussian blue | font: jubilant | calligraphy style: belle by maybelle imasa-stukuls| paper: 1-ply ivory | invite size: a7 | liner: the european formal pattern in chartreuse ink | client coordinator: jessica hanaman| in-house designer: racheal decker
Inspired by our Design of the Month, check out these gorgeous customizations of our Cecilia letterpress invitations. We love taking designs and mixing them up. Make it formal, make it modern, change the size, the shape, the ink colors, the fonts – we fully customize our designs to be the perfect fit for your celebration. Here’s just a few ways that our designers reimagined this gorgeous design…
Blind deboss + black ink on white paper. Font: Didot.
Watermelon + charcoal inks on ivory paper. Font: Holden with calligraphy by Maybelle.
Prussian blue + sea mist inks on white paper. Fonts: Streamline + Montenegro.
As our Design of the Month, all custom letterpress orders of our Cecilia design placed between now and April 29 will receive 20% off – don’t miss out! This 20% off applies to Cecilia save the dates, thank you cards, coasters, place cards, menus, programs, invitations, and any other piece that uses the Cecilia design. (Please note, the Design of the Month promotion may not be used on purchases of other designs or in combination with any other promotion.)
Today we’re exited to introduce our latest Design of the Month – Cecilia by Jamie Lea Bertsch. We love this design for its vintage textile inspiration and it’s understated romantic elegance. As our Design of the Month, all custom letterpress orders of our Cecilia design placed between now and April 29 will receive 20% off – don’t miss out! This 20% off applies to Cecilia save the dates, thank you cards, coasters, place cards, menus, programs, invitations, and any other piece that uses the Cecilia design. (Please note, the Design of the Month promotion may not be used on purchases of other designs or in combination with any other promotion.)
Meet the Designer – Jamie Lea Bertsch
What is the inspiration behind Cecilia?
Actually, these are the invitations we used for our wedding, so there was a lot of inspiration swirling around them. I named it after my grandmother – Cecilia. The lacy edging was from a handkerchief passed down to me for my wedding, and I paired that with some loose pattern illustrations from other textiles/fabrics in our home. I really wanted to fuse elegant and handmade, so I mixed fonts and rounded corners to keep it casual.
How did you get your start in art and design?
I’ve always enjoyed making things with my hands and the tactile experience. I decided to pursue art and design without any expectations. I didn’t want to anticipate or put pressure on myself to ‘figure it out’ right away. Instead, I eased into things, lightheartedly exploring design, printmaking, fibers, photography and ceramics. Some great opportunities came my way, and since college, I’ve just taken it day by day. Currently I’m pursuing my MFA in fibers, seeing where that leads me. I’ve always believed that things happen for a reason, so I try not to intervene too much with the natural progression of things.
Five art/design tools you couldn’t live without:
Needle/thread, Uni-ball fine tip pens, sketchbook, Sobo glue & scissors