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Dauphine Press Loves {home decor}

We’re back with another installment of our Dauphine Press Loves posts! As a team, we always find ourselves talking about our favorite things – blog posts we have read, images and articles in magazines and of course wedding and stationery details! With our Dauphine Press Loves posts we share our favorites right here on our blog. It gives you a little peek into the team creating your custom wedding stationery and hopefully provides a bit of inspiration!

When designing wedding stationery, we find so much inspiration in home decor. The artistic designs that we discover throughout all different homes really get our creative juices flowing and itching to see similar designs in print! For those of you who love home decor as much as we do, keep reading to find out our favorites!

Dauphine Press Loves - Home Decor

{Abbey} Abbey has always had a thing for home decor with an eclectic mixture, like this inviting and stylish living room with crown molding and exposed wood. (image: 1)

{Kendra} Kendra likes to keep things interesting by using painted furniture to add pops of color throughout the home. The stools and cabinetry are a brilliant, red-orange shade and the best part about these pieces is that they can be painted to change up the color scheme!   (image: 12)

{Kristie} Kristie loves a combination of cozy neutrals in home decor, especially dark hardwood floors and blending rustic and modern touches, like the colors in the left photo and the amazing rustic barn door and ceiling in the right photo. (image: 12)

{Carissa}  Carissa believes that less is more when it comes to home decor. She loves having a calming, zen feeling with sleek, clean lines in her home. (image: 1)

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From colors to patterns to the mixture and placement of accents, home decor trends are so influential to us in so many ways. Visit our Pinterest page for some more of our favorite interiors. Locate a Dauphine Press exclusive retailer near you and let them help you transform your decor dreams to beautifully printed stationery!

Dauphine Press Loves {pattern}

We’re back with another installment of our Dauphine Press Loves posts! As a team, we always find ourselves talking about our favorite things – blog posts we have read, images and articles in magazines and of course wedding and stationery details! With our Dauphine Press Loves posts we share our favorites right here on our blog. It gives you a little peek into the team creating your custom wedding stationery and hopefully provides a bit of inspiration!

Patterns are great ways to add flair and your own personal touch to any invitation suite. We really enjoy seeing all different patterns, and the innovative ways they are used throughout various stationery designs. Today we are sharing with you some of our top pattern picks for wedding stationery design. We hope you enjoy just a few of the endless possibilities!

Dauphine Press Loves - Pattern

 

{Kristie}  Kristie loves simple yet glamorous patterns, such as this stunning, metallic herringbone wallpaper.  Print a pattern like this on an envelope liner, or as a blind-impressed background design on an invitation for added character.(image: 1)

{Carissa} Carissa adores bold, graphic patterns, like the navy and white striped wall in this living room. The pattern creates clean lines and acts as an eye-catching accent, just like it would  if it were printed on the back of an invitation! (image: 1)

{Abbey} Take an old, British-inspired design and make it new again by printing it in an unexpected color combination like the green, cyan and gold hues shown. Abbey is head over heels over this extravagant damask transformation! (image: 1)

{Kendra} Small, all-over patterns, like these gorgeous trellis window panels, give a piece texture when printed and really grab Kendra’s attention.  (image: 1)

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Incorporating pattern is a creative and powerful way to add detail, which is why we love patterns so much. Visit your local Dauphine Press exclusive retailer today and let them help you bring your custom wedding stationery vision to life!

Dauphine Press in BRIDES Magazine!

This past winter we were thrilled to work with the editorial team at  BRIDES magazine! We created a fresh customization of our Yountville design for their Red & Orange “Pick Your Palette” feature in the June/July 2014 issue. The new variation of this crisp, modern design features our cantaloupe letterpress ink for the large monogram, which is complemented by the custom red ink used for the wording and vibrant edge painting. The bright poppy orange envelope with custom red return address and monogram is the perfect finishing touch!

Dauphine Press in Bride's Magazine!

Are you in love with this bright red and orange palette as much as we are? What is your ideal wedding color palette? Are you ready to customize your favorite Dauphine Press invitation for your special day? Visit one of our exclusive retailers to begin the custom design process of your very own letterpress wedding invitations!

Suite Spotlight – Maybeck Letterpress Wedding Invitation

The subtle buttercream letterpress printed background pattern, paired with a clean typeface in metal ink on our Maybeck design, creates a perfectly whimsical and modern wedding invitation suite. The two love birds perched on a wire are the focal point of the invitation, while variations of the lovely lark adorn the accessory cards and envelopes.

Dauphine Press Suite Spotlight - Maybeck

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Dauphine Press Suite Spotlight - MAYBECK

Maybeck is another of our Coral wedding invitations. With our Coral Wedding Album you can select the best package to suit your event and personalize it to match your décor. If you want to see a gorgeous Maybeck customization from an adorable couple, take a peek at this Real Dauphine Press Weddings post and Melinda + Aaron’s personalized version.

Our Coral Wedding Album is full of stylish, eco-friendly, and above all, affordable invitation designs! Yep, that’s right – affordable letterpress! We stretch your dollars and our capabilities without compromising one kilowatt of quality or design.  By combining our pricing into set packages, we offer more printing for fewer dollars. Packages make for easy pricing – one price fits all. The Coral line combines press runs to save energy, paper, time and money. To see our Coral Wedding Album in person contact your local Dauphine Press exclusive retailer and be prepared to fall in love!

Dauphine Press Loves {wedding color palette}

We are kicking off a new series today! As a team we always find ourselves talking about our favorite things – blog posts we have read, images and articles in magazines and of course wedding and stationery details! We will be sharing some of our favorites right here on our blog. It will give you a little peek into the team creating your wedding stationery and hopefully provide a bit of inspiration for your custom wedding stationery!

Color can have a huge impact on an event and we understand that having the perfect color, the perfect match, is very important to brides and grooms. It’s also something that as designers and printers, we can suggest and create the perfect color for any wedding invitation. So, today we’re each sharing our (current!) favorite wedding color palette:

Dauphine Press Loves - Wedding Color Palette

{Abbey} Navy blue is a classic choice and a great alternative to black that really allows the gorgeous pops of coral to shine. When translating this color palette into wedding stationery, Abbey would add elements of parchment to soften the overall look. (image: 12)

{Kendra} Soothing pool blue alongside a fresh lemon yellow creates a fun and romantic wedding palette, ideal for an outdoor event. How perfect would this combination be on a variation of our Calistoga suite? (image: 1)

{Kristie} The combination of black and gold is sure to get guests excited about your wedding day! The look is complete when paired with touches of a champagne color as shown on our Stinson wedding invitation suite. (image: 123)

{Carissa} It’s all about your favorite bright, bold pop of color with Carissa’s favorite wedding color palette! Carissa suggests a design like our Carneros suite with black letterpress ink for the copy, design touches in a light gray or blind hit and a perfect pop of color like a painted edge! (image: 12)

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We understand how much time and thought is put into the color palette of every wedding invitation we are lucky enough to design and print. We love color, and playing with color. We can’t wait to see what you’ve chosen as your wedding color palette! To start putting your palette on paper, contact your local Dauphine Press exclusive retailer to begin the design of your custom wedding stationery!

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