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Cartoules Letterpress

I love a good letterpress story so I was delighted to have Julie Karatzis of Cartoules Letterpress share these pretty letterpress wedding invitations. Based in Long Beach, California, Cartoules (Greek for “little cards”) was born in 2008 when Julie designed and printed her own bilingual Greek/English invitations for her wedding in Greece. As a longtime …

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Smock at Kate’s Paperie – Three Days Only!

I mentioned last week that I was going to be in New York all of this week (where I am currently skipping around from one amazing paperie to another and calling it “work”) and I’m excited to share all the details! Tomorrow, Thursday and Friday, Smock is teaming up with our friends at Kate’s Paperie …

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Custom Wedding Invitations from Erin Jang

I love Erin Jang’s design work because it’s always fresh and a little unexpected. These cheerful letterpress wedding invitations were a custom creation for Emily and Dan’s recent wedding and I just love how playful they are. They have a mid-century appeal, a fun smiley face custom envelope liner and showcase a great example of …

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Hello from the New York International Gift Fair!

Hello, everyone! My apologies for being absent unexpectedly today – I am in New York City for the New York International Fair for Smock and spotty internet at the hotel made blogging earlier in the day impossible. Posts may be a little light this week, but I have the most beautiful baby shower to share …

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Guest Post – A Little Baby Love with Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Hold onto your seats, because today’s guest bloggers are none other than the fabulous ladies behind Gus & Ruby Letterpress – Samantha and Whitney! In a darling shop in Portsmouth, NH named after their beloved dogs Gus and Ruby, Whitney and Sam offer a carefully curated selection of stationery and paper goods in addition to …

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Guest Post – Freelance Mommyhood with Wild Ink Press

It’s with great excitement that I welcome the immensely talented Rebakah Tennis of Wild Ink Press to The Sweetest Occasion. Rebekah is a graphic designer, letterpress printer and devoted mom I personally admire – today she’s here to share a little bit of insight into life as a wonder woman juggling all of those titles …

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