Me: So, you remember that huge box of custom seeded paper you made for us that you wrote “33 lbs. of Awesome” on the outside of?Samantha: Yeah.Me: Well, I’ve finally finished the project that we needed thirty-three pounds of paper for. Let me tell you, it’s pretty much awesome. I mean, the paper it’s printed on is, in and of itself, thirty-three pounds of awesome…Samantha: So, now that it’s printed, it’s like, Thirty-Three Pounds of Epic-Win, right?!?Me: Yeah. Exactly.
Check out these beauties that I printed last week for a lovely couple who are getting married in Massachusetts this spring. The bride, Francie, already had her invitation design all laid out when she hired Twin Ravens Press to do her letterpress printing, but looked to us for a way to make her invitation really stand out. Our solution: create a custom-made, absolutely beautiful, handmade paper in a unique, French Blue color and letterpress print her design on it in pewter grey ink. The paper we had made is really luscious and thick (about 220 lb. actually) and was created by the wonderful folks at Porridge Papers, and the letterpress printing was done by us. Below are a few more images so you can see the printing and the gorgeous paper a little closer.
A few months ago I created a couple of lovely sets of business cards for a wonderful client and good friend, Teresa Ennis. Teresa is a business owner two-times-over, and wanted brand new, totally awesome business cards for both of her businesses. Both of her businesses are somewhat nature-oriented in one way or another and we wanted to really express that in her branding and in the design and execution of her cards. Here is what we came up with: