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Tangerine Tango Letterpress Save the Date

When Pantone announced Tangerine Tango as the 2012 color of the year we couldn’t wait to customize a new design around it. We love the versatility of this cheerful and bright color. Our newly released Tangelo ink is the perfect way to incorporate this color trend into your stationery – for anything from a spring wedding or baby shower to your own personal note card set or calling cards.

Inspired by a recent design from Judy Paulen Designs at Bloomingdale’s, we created this Marinwood variation. We changed the floral motif to our widely popular peony artwork and updated the ink to our on-trend Tangelo. Changing these custom elements from the original Marinwood suite, gives a whole new life to this best-selling design. For embellishment, a custom Satin Copper foil die was added to really make it shine!

 

Dauphine Press Foil Letterpress Invitation

dauphine press letterpress and foil invitation with photo

We chose a tonal palette for this Tangerine Tango look, but another thing we love about this color is how it can be beautifully paired with so many other colors. Wouldn’t it look amazing paired with our Parchment, Sunshine or Petal inks? Or Satin Silver foil? What would you love to see this 2012 color of the year paired with?

The Lab Event

It’s amazing how quickly January went by! I’m guessing it’s because we were working on (and enjoying!) quite a few exciting things here at Dauphine Press. Of course, the first being our new website, but we also had the opportunity to attend a brand new bridal event – The Lab Event in Sonoma. It’s was so refreshing to see this new format and I’m sure the long line of guests outside the venue felt the same.

The Lab Event was a collection of vignettes set within the Cline Cellars Barrel Room created by the participating Lab vendors. In addition to the vignettes was the Lab Library with portfolios from all of the Lab Library members (including us!). The result was a room filled with the most gorgeous wedding reception vignettes and eye candy. Take a peek at a few of our snapshots from the event:

*That’s our Katrina above with Anne Sage of The City Sage.

To top it off, we thought we would include our (always slightly embarrassing) photobooth photos we walked away with at the end of the night.

the lab event

Clearly, fun was had by all and we can’t wait to do it again!

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