The Suite Life

16 articles in category The Suite Life

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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For invitationer Citrus Press Co., 2015 has been the year of the botanical rose wedding invitation. With an earthy color palette of warm shades of white and blush, ethereal rose illustrations and romantic fonts, this invitation suite has become a modern (not to mention much-requested) classic. “Couples select this invite …

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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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Freshly picked for the season, the new Hydrangea Love collection from Verde Cosi unites three of my favorite things: hydrangeas, wedding invitations and lush textiles. However, the hydrangeas almost didn’t make it to print. The company’s Suzanne Luby Ahrens recalled,  “I clipped some white tree hydrangeas to draw and paint. …

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