calligraphy wedding invitations

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These proofs were sent to a bride awhile back for a wedding suite and save the date suite. A spin off of another damask design, I’m excited with how these are turning out! The save the dates have already shipped (and while the bride went with another color way, we thought we’d give you a glimpse of the round 1 proofs!

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This invitation suite was beautifully calligraphied by Kathryn of Della Carta whom we work with regularly for calligraphy calling cards. THe bride is looking for an ice blue or pool color paired with a gold. She wants some shimmer which can be interesting with letterpress as our inks are matte. When you print on uncoated paper stock you lose the ability to have a glossy ink and also the sheen that metallic inks can put off. While the inks are mixed with mica flecks to give it that shimmer, I am always advising brides that the ink will be a matte metallic. If you are looking for something super shiny, then a foil is the way to go. Presses with a foiling unit usually have the inking disabled and a foiling unit is attached. From there spools of foil are wound through …

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