The Suite Life

12 articles in category The Suite Life

The invitation business, specifically wedding invitations, has changed so much over the past several years. There was a time when they were only sold via brick-and-mortar stores, but then the internet happened and changed everything. So now while wearing my Stationery Trends hat, I don’t come into as much contact …

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My letter-writing campaign has certainly given out lots of stationery — which is its whole point — but it’s also put me in touch with creatives like Julia of Eva Moon Press. She wrote me several months back from her home atop Mt. Tabor in Portland on precious stationery from Ilfant …

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For those of you who saw my review of the incredible Ladies of Letterpress book last week, you may recall the lovely work I featured from Robinson Press. That shop, located outside Boston, is the brainchild of Rachel Robinson. Rachel told me she worked for years in various capacities with John Derian (a …

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It’s often a bit of a mystery, even to me, about what goes into a finished piece of stationery. So I was thrilled to stumble across these images from Kelly Kay Creative showing Kelly’s carefully rendered hand-drawn illustrations that are the basis each design. She uses oil pastels for color richness and …

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Many letterpressers also create custom invitation suites for special events, and Sky of Blue Cards is no exception. But, if it’s a smaller party that requires 50 invitations or less, the client doesn’t want letterpress, or the design simply doesn’t lend itself to letterpress, CEO & Chief Designer Karla Ebrahimi …

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As tangy and fresh as the orange it’s propped with, the dazzling Parker suite from Hello Tenfold was designed with a summer picnic wedding in mind. I love the color palette, the jaunty plaid and the overlapping colors — in short, there’s nothing flat about this flat-printed suite! “I wanted the invitation to be …

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All this week I have been packing goodie bags for my third grader’s Halloween party at school, so I’ve got sugar on the brain. And what better way to feed that craving than the completely sweet Sugar Pop suite from Chykalophia Design? Pastels mingle with gold and copper throughout these polka-dotted …

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This Neon Geometric Invitation Set from Sparkvites instantly infuses your day with bright cheer, no matter the weather outside. What better way to set a wedding mood? Letterpressed onto double thick cotton paper, its kraft envelope adds a neutral grounding effect. Colors and wording can be completely customized as you desire— although …

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