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Newly Engaged? Meet my Favorite Luxury Wedding Planners

It's the most wonderful time of the year!Not only is it chock full of wonderful holidays, but it's also the time when lovers well up with bravery and propose to their dearest.If you're here because you're newly engaged, let me first say...

You be you!

So, you're getting married?Do you and your fiance have personalities? Great! Your guests want to see them! I had the incredible opportunity to sit down with Jessie Stehlik of Foto Bohemia and talk unique weddings through the lense of invitations. This is a must-watch!Wedding Photography // www.fotobohemia.com Wardrobe // www.hadenreidboutique.com Hair + Makeup // www.zen-dara.com Coffee Shop...

The power of paper

It's not what you expect.This guy made a table saw blade from a sheet of paper!Can you imagine the papercut from that‽Yikes! ...

The The future of Wedding Calligraphy

We've seen calligraphy change a lot over the last few years.I first encountered what you might call "modern calligraphy" through the work of Mara Zepeda of Neither Snow.It's beautiful. And it's everywhere. And, while it's beautiful and has its place, I'm interested in what's next.And I hope that it lies in the...

Show City Pride with your Wedding Invitations

Got major city pride? Love the place you live? Want to celebrate your hometown while you celebrate your nuptials? Let's do what Raubdruckerin do and do a  little found-object printing as a part of your wedding invitation suite![gallery size="medium" ids="21163,21162,21161"]The collective uses a city's infrastructure - manhole covers, grates, etc - as...

How (not) to Start a Relationship With Your Letterpress Printer

Maybe I'm just hanging out with the wrong people.I hope that's all it is.It's a product of youth and inexperience, but I'm seeing it creep into more seasoned designers, too. Creatives who've forgotten the golden rule.[bctt tweet="Value the work of other creatives as you would have others value yours." username="afinepress"]It comes...

CMYK Letterpress Postcard Save the Dates

There's not much more "vintage" than a 600-year-old technology.One of my favorite things about letterpress printing is its versatility - depending on the design, it can feel very vintage or downright futuristic.The reason letterpress is still around (aside from the wonderful tactility of deep-impression printing) is because it downright excels...

On Lemons and Lemonade

I can't say with certainty that I've ever had a panic attack.But if I have, it was a Monday morning in mid-February.I had to put the finishing touches on some stationery for a Kristen Weaver styled shoot. I made my way to the print shop (a separate space from my...

Starting Your Stationery Project Right

You know what? I can't for the life of me remember envelope sizes.Sure - A7 inserts are 5x7 and 4bar are 3.5x5 (or is it 3.5x4.875?), but the rest? I've got nothing.Having to try to remember or, worse yet, look these things up at the start of a project must...