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Whisper the password “Gatsby”

I am so pleased to announce that we’ve recently had the pleasure of working with such a wonderful team of professionals for a fabulous photo shoot. Whitney of Wish Wonder Dream contacted us just a few short months ago to print stationery for the styled photo shoot and we were beyond thrilled to work with her again (we’ve worked with Whitney in the past for our own wedding last year in March).  Whitney teamed up with Amanda Claverie of Rosebud Floral Design and Heidi Ryder of Heidi Ryder Photography to come up with such a wonderful concept: Gatsby Reimagined!  When I saw the word Gatsby, I was sold.  Who doesn’t love this era and style?  I feel like I am somewhat of an old soul so this definitely peaked my interest, to say the least.  She had also mentioned that the photo shoot was going to be held at the LA Athletic Club; my heart just melted.  I was so giddy just imagining how everything was going to look!

The Letterpress Wedding Invitations

She sent over inspirational images and even sketched out some ideas of how she imagined the stationery to look like.  We printed everything on the Ecru White cardstock which I thought was very fitting for the shoot.  The Letterpress Invitations were printed on the 220# Ecru White cardstock which we printed on our wonderful 10×15 Chandler & Price with gold ink.  We printed the additional pieces (menu, RSVP post card, etc) on the 110# Ecru on the Vandercook 4.    The combination of the Ecru cardstock and the gold turned out so beautifully and definitely gave it more of that 1920’s feel.

That’s part of why I am so in love with Letterpress; the technique, the century old machines, the history.

It was so exciting to see everything come together and I’m so thrilled to share these wonderful photos with you.

Gatsby Reimagined!

 

20s-themed Wedding Concept at the LA Athletic Club from Visioneer Media

Thanks to all the talented professionals that made this all possible!

Photography: Heidi Ryder Photography | Florals: Rosebud Floral Designs |Design: Wish Wonder Dream | Videography: Visioneer Media |Hair & Makeup: AT Makeup Pro | Venue: The Los Angeles Athletic Club |Vintage Furniture & Rentals: Found Vintage Rentals | Table Settings and Chairs: Town and Country Event Rentals | Bridal Gown: Lazaro  | Bridal Headpieces: Gilded Shadows |Groom’s Bow Tie/Pocketsquare: Klein Epstein & Parker | Cake: The Cake Studio | Band: The New Recessionaires | Stationery: Simply Letterpressed | Pocketwatch: Ingredients for Lovely|Star Chandelier: Paper Lantern Store |Gold Garland: Art’s Delight
 

Letterpress Paisley Gold and Blue Wedding Invitations

I recently had the tremendous pleasure of working with such a wonderful couple, Shiny and Ali for their letterpress wedding invitations. Shiny initially contacted me via email and I was also able to speak with Ali on the phone to get to know them better. We bounced some ideas back and forth and Shiny mentioned she wanted her invitations to incorporate a paisley design. She emailed me a photo of this gorgeous dress for inspiration and it had this beautiful blue and gold colors on them. I was in love! I had to get this on paper ASAP!  The details from a paisley design…oh boy! The gold and blue combination complimented each other very nicely as well.

In addition to the invitations, they also wanted letterpress map/directions card, accommodation cards, and RSVP cards. I was so in love with the paisley that I wanted to include that on the additional pieces as well. I am so pleased with the finished product!  The gold edge paint topped it off nicely.

Letterpress Invitation:

 

Letterpress Direction Cards:

 

Letterpress Accommodations Card:

 

Letterpress RSVP Postcard:

 

 

Happy Wedding planning, Shiny and Ali!  🙂

 

Simply Letterpressed Awarded The Knot Best of Wedding 2013!

How exciting! The GREAT news keep on coming! We were awarded The Knot Best of Weddings 2013! And even better, we were told we were voted #1 in our market!

We couldn’t have done it without your help in 2012! THANK YOU!!!

The Knot

 

Simply Letterpressed Awarded Wedding Wire Bride's Choice Awards 2013

What a GREAT way to start off 2013! We just got an email from Wedding Wire with an announcement that we were just awarded Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards 2013!!!

Thanks to all our awesome 2012 clients for the rave reviews! We love and appreciate you all!

 

Letterpress Wedding Invitations with Gold Ink

Karolina and David tied the knot back in May of this year. I am so glad I was able to take part in their wedding and print their invitations. From one newlywed to another…congrats!

We printed a very elegant 1-color print with Gold Ink for her invitation suite. I love printing with Gold because it’s just not something you work with everyday. Putting it onto the Chandler and Price and watching it ink up was just beautiful! The invitations were printed on the 220# Pearl White cardstock and the additional cards were on the 110# Pearl White.

Did I mention how much I love weddings? Too bad we only have one wedding to attend to this year (besides ours, that is. LOL).  I just love the ambiance of a wedding!  Oh yeah, and the food, too! 😉

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