3 Wedding Paper Trends We Want to See More of

We don't consider ourselves trendsetters or followers, but we keep in touch with things that are inspiring us and designs elements we find ourselves recreating over and over. 

So we will keep this one short, sweet, and to the point.


Our 3 Favorite Wedding Paper Trends

1. Tags

Tags are a quick way to add a ton of interest and personality to your wedding paper. They’re fresh, fun, and are sure to make your guests do a double take! We can include a date, a wedding design element (like a monogram or logo), or a fun quote or lyric. The possibilities are endless!  


2. Maps on Maps on Maps

Gone are the days where you need to print turn by turn directions for all of your guests, and we are loving repurposing the ol' direction card into a keepsake for guests. This isn't a necessarily new trend, but rather one we see standing the test of time.


3. Non-Traditional Wording

Don't get us wrong, traditional wording is fine and dandy, but there is something refreshing about seeing couples inject a little personality into their wedding. If you are not into bold colors or trying something against the status quo, a little fun wording can go a long way.


What are your favorite wedding paper trends? We would love to hear what others can't get enough of!

A Styled Elopement at Magnolia Plantations & Gardens

A Styled Elopement in charleston, sc

This styled shoot was dreamed up in collaboration with the Detailed I Do’s team & photographed by Carrie Joy. We were all inspired by the colors found on Charleston’s Rainbow Row and historic elements found around downtown. 

Styled shoots are a chance for us to dream and explore new ideas  The style for this wedding suite is romantic & minimalistic with bold details sprinkled in. We utilized more unique letterpress techniques for this shoot. Keep scrolling to read more! 


Save the Date

Features a modern, graphic typography treatment printed as a blind impression. No ink is applied, so you’re seeing just an impression on the paper stock. We love how classic and elegant it feels! 

Info Card 

Letterpress inks are transparent, so the paper stock always shows through. To achieve a bright white, we print everything but the text! We printed burgundy ink and the texture you see is from the cotton letterpress stock. The subtle grain of the ink on the paper adds a lot of depth and the bolder color calls your attention to the important details — like dress code & your wedding website!  

Envelopes & Seating Cards  

Both of these pieces are printed tone on tone: burgundy ink on magenta paper. Your Save the Date envelope is the first peek of your wedding that your guests will see & choosing a bold envelope makes certain it will stand out in the mail. We used the same technique on the name cards to tie it back into a day of piece. 


We love a ribbon around here & left to our own devices will always throw one in! It made sense to tie this all together with a punch of color in the form of hand-torn silk! A ribbon is a beautiful detail that also serves a practical purpose if your suite has a few cards. 


Creative Team

Venue: Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ll Photography: Carrie Joy Photography ll Event Planning, Styling & Floral Design: Detailed I Do’s ll Hair & Makeup: Margaret Snider ll Engagement Rings: Suzie Saltzman ll Rentals & Tableware: Ruth’s House, Tablemade ll Linens: Nuage Designs ll Cake: Gingerspice Bakery ll Dresses: Kelly's Closet ll Stationery: The Impressionist ll Model: Paula Rallis ll Groom’s Attire: Black Tux


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6 Cards You Want to Include in Your Wedding Suite

There is so much information to get in the hands of your guests and a few different ways to get them there! Here’s a break down of the different detail card options as well as a few ways to get your guests to your wedding website.


6 Cards You Want To Include In Your Wedding Suite
(or at least consider)




An RSVP is a must have! Whether you include an RSVP with an envelope, a postcard, or a card with a link to your website for online RSVPs, it’s a card you don’t want to forget. There are endless wording options & we can help to make it feel perfect for your wedding! Getting song requests can be a fun way to ensure your dance floor is never empty. 


2. Weekend Events

Is everyone invited to a few weekend events? Then one card with all of your events is a great way to go. Often brides use it as a quick summary of places for guest to meet up. Ex: Rehearsal Dinner, Ceremony, Sunday Brunch. Even if all your guests are not invited having a "keep it all together card for your closest family and friends can ensure the Best Man doesn't miss the rehearsal, although there is no guarantee there.


3. Map

If you’re having a destination or special location wedding, a map is a great addition to your suite. It can be a great keepsake for you and your guests, and a fun way to let everyone know where the weekend's events will be held. 


4. Rehearsal Dinner

Want your rehearsal dinner invitation to coordinate with your wedding suite, and perhaps even mail it in the same envelope to the invited guests? We can design your rehearsal dinner invites to coordinate or stand on their own. 



5. Sunday Brunch

Inviting all or only a few of your guests to a morning-after brunch? Include a separate card with RSVP info if needed to let everyone know where to grab their morning-after meal. These can also be combined on a weekend events card to save on the layers. 


6. Other Events

Do you have other events going on related to your big day? If you are inviting several of your guests adding an invitation to that event is a great way to ensure they have all the details. Ex: golf rounds, post-rehearsal dinner drinks, or bridal luncheon. An additional card with website info is also a great final piece to direct your guests online to find detailed information!

Hopefully this quick list helped you think of a few extra details you may want to include in your wedding suite. Each wedding is unique, and we love seeing the fun ideas that come through our doors!

Photoshoot Collaboration


We were so happy to be a part of this shoot coordinated by Chancey Charm Charlotte. 

Classic, romantic, and whimsical this shoot captured a timeless feel while incorporating elements true to the bride and groom. 


Creative Team

Florist - Vickey Lineberry Designs | Bakeries - Tastebuds, Holy Angels Cotton Candy Factory, Cookie Dough Bliss | Photographer - KVC Photography | Rentals & Decor - Doug Vincent, White Door Events, CE Rentals | Venue - Foundation for the Carolinas | Planner - Chancy Charm Charlotte | Beauty - Be Pretty | Attire - Hayden Olivia Bridal, Hayley Paige | Paper Goods & Calligraphy - The Impressionist


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Custom Letterpress Invitations & Stationery in Atlanta

Its been over a year now since we have talked about ourselves around here. We have so many new faces, and wanted to share with you all a bit about us and what all we offer here at The Impressionist Studio. 

We are truly a place of many specialties and services. The studio as a whole has a design first mindset. As graphic designers, and lovers of the process of letterpress printing, each detail is important from design to printing and assembly.

From the moment you inquire about our services, we are here to help guide you in designing one of a kind letterpress printed invitations, business cards, event invitations, and almost anything we can dream up together. 


Meeting us in person

Before the Impressionist was Alee & Press our in-house print shop, but just over a year ago we opened up our doors for one-on-one meetings with clients just like you, from brands to brides, mom's to be, and everyone in between. Designing unique and custom letterpress paper goods is the essence of The Impressionist, and why we love what we do. 

Our consultations are one-on-one meetings with one of our designers and printers. For us, it is important to dream with you. And what better way to make that happen than to sit down with a designer who will be designing and creating it with you from the very start through printing on the letterpress and the final details of tying on the ribbon. 

Our Specialties:
custom wedding invitations, custom save-the-dates, letterpress business cards, mitzvah invitations, letterpress branding materials, letterpress paper goods, letterpress baby announcements


Our Design Process

After meeting with one of our designers we will begin your first of three of proofs included in your initial quote. This allows us to show you design, typeface, and color options in the first round. Based on your feedback we will tailor the next round to fit your event or brand esthetic. The final round is typically tiny adjustments to get things just right. 

We offer highly custom letterpress printed goods without your standard customization charge. All colors, fonts, and layouts can be completely customized without any additional fees. 

*However to clarify, custom artwork and adding additional colors is does include additional fees. 

In-House Printing + Production

Each step of the process is important to us. Which is why we do as much in house as possible. All of our letterpress printing is done in-house and is printed on our Vandercook proofing press or Original Heidelberg. We line every envelope, bind each booklet and tie every sting right in our studio. Ensuring each element is hand-crafted and made to meet our standards. 

We hope to meet you soon!

xoxo, The Impressionist