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Real Wedding- Custom Letterpress Wedding Invitation September 15 2016, 0 Comments

Claire and Tony's wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty this week and I was blown away by the gorgeous details!  Their letterpress invitation suite included a custom monogram and was stunning with the gold ink and navy combination! 

 
 
 

 

Photographer: KT Merry Photography | Florist: Flower Divas | Wedding Gown: Vera Wang | Cake: Dolce Cakes | Bridesmaid Dresses: Amsale | Caterer: Rosewood Mayakoba | Makeup: ZeniaMarie Makeup | Hair: Jamie Garland Hair | Venue: Clos La Chance | Bridal Jewelry: Joe Escobar Diamonds | Bridal Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Engagement Ring/Wedding Rings: Joe Escobar Diamonds | Groomsmen’s Formalwear: The Black Tux | Groom’s Formalwear: Tom Ford | Invitations/Wedding Day Paperie: Chatham And Caron | Lighting/Entertainment: Sound in Motion | Linens/Rentals: Designers Touch | Shuttle/Transportation: Corinthian Transportation | Veil: Vera Wang

 

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European opulence styled shoot- featured on Grey Likes Weddings September 15 2016, 0 Comments

This European opulence styled shoot was featured on Grey Likes Weddings recently!  I designed the letterpress wedding invitation specifically for the shoot and it's definitely one of my all time favorites.  Check out the images below for some stunning inspiration!

  
  
  
  
  
  

 

European Opulence Styled Shoot from DaCosta Films on Vimeo.Photographer: Sara Lynn Photographic // Event Planner: The Styled Soiree // Floral Designer: Emma Lea Floral // Invitation Designer: CHATHAM & CARON letterpress studio // Calligrapher: Ink and Root // Reception Venue: Cherokee Ranch and Castle // Cinema and Video: DaCosta Films // Makeup Artist: Brooke Rock Makeup // Hair Stylist: kim j beauty // Jewelry: Sarah O. Jewelry // Heirlooms and Extras: Anthropologie / Bohemian Woodworx // Bakery: Langilicious Fine Pastries // Veils and Headpieces: Veil Trends Couture // Dress Designer: Legends by Ramona Keveza // Dress Store: Felice Bridal // Dress Store: Lea-Ann Belter Bridal // Apparel: Flora Nikrooz // Shoes: Jessica Simpson // Equipment Rentals: Charming Chairs // Equipment Rentals: Plank & Pearl // Linens and Coverings: La Tavola

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Behind the Scenes: Studio Tour April 07 2015, 0 Comments

The first four years I spent printing letterpress were in either a warehouse studio or a garage, neither of which were climate controlled.  So to say I was ecstatic when my husband and I purchased our first home that included a basement studio for me is an understatement! 

The studio space is in our basement and needed a lot of TLC.  We pulled up the carpet, installed wood floors and shelving, built a desk and painted the entire space.  As a former interior designer, this was a dream to design a space that was inspiring and where I could let my creative juices flow.  Below are some before and after photos!

Images by myself and Sara Lynn Photographic; flowers by Bella Lu Floral

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WEDDING SPARROW feature- Autumnal Wedding Ideas January 24 2015, 0 Comments

Below is a fabulous style shoot that included the "tree" wedding invitation.  It was featured on Wedding Sparrow with an amazing group of Colorado vendors!  Here is the link to the feature:  http://weddingsparrow.co.uk/2014/09/12/autumnal-wedding-ideas/.

Photography: Lisa O’Dwyer Photography | Venue: Arts & Crafts Boettcher Mansion | Planning & Styling: Pink Diamond Events | Florals: Hana Style Designs | Hair and make up: The Parlour | Cake: Astonishing Cakes | Stationery: Chatham & Caron Letterpress | Tie: Knotty Tie | Dress: Suzanne Harward from Emma & Grace Bridal | Ribbon: Silk & Willow | Birds Nest and Necklace: Hana Style Designs


ELIZABETH ANNE DESIGNS feature- Ethereal Mountain Wedding Inspiration January 24 2015, 0 Comments

I was so honored to be a part of this stunning ethereal mountain wedding shoot by an amazing group of Colorado vendors!  Here is the link to the feature on Elizabeth Anne Designs:  http://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2014/09/08/ethereal-mountain-wedding-inspiration/.

Photography – Lisa O’Dwyer | Planning & Design – Pink Diamond Events | Floral – Hana Style Designs | Gown – Mayra Moreno, in-house designer at Emma & Grace Bridal | Venue – Boettcher Mansion | Bridesmaids Dress – Dora Grace Bridal | Fog Machine – Colorado Sound | Videography – Locker Partners | Rentals – Chairished Vintage | Stationery – Chatham & Caron Letterpress | Bakery – Astonishing Cakes | Hair & Makeup – Carlyn Ackerman of The Parlour | Tie – The Knotty Tie


100 LAYER CAKE feature- Woodland Wedding Styled Shoot January 24 2015, 0 Comments

It was such a treat to be a part of this beautiful woodland wedding inspired shoot by a fabulous group of Colorado vendors!  Here is the link to the feature on 100 Layer Cake:  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/2014/09/04/woodland-wedding-ideas-rustic-elegance-inspiration/.

Photographer: Lisa O’Dwyer / Videographer: Locker Partners / Location: Boettcher Mansion in Golden, Colorado / Conception, Planning, Design: Casey Muller of Pink Diamond Events / Flowers: Hana Style Designs / Hair & Makeup: Carlyn Ackerman of The Parlour / Paper Goods: Chatham & Caron Letterpress / Cake: Renee Hiser of Astonishing Cakes / Table Settings: Brittany Kinoshita of Hana Style Designs & Casey Muller / Plant Dyed Ribbons: Silk & Willow / Rentals: Chairished Vintage / Rustic Dinner Chairs: RC Special Events / Dresses: Dora Grace Bridal / Model + Groom’s Tie: Jeremy from Knotty Tie Co. in Denver


Hello there! April 29 2014, 0 Comments

Welcome to my little corner of inspiration!  This is where I'll share new stationery designs, calligraphy tips, inspired interiors, entertainment ideas and so much more.  I thought I'd start off my first blog post with a wish list for the studio.  It's under renovation and I can't wait to show the finished product.  Until then, check out a few things I hope make their way into the space.  Check back soon for an awesome giveaway!

 

from top left:  1.  image found on Elle Decor  2.  Sculptural Spheres by West Elm  3. rug by Urban Outfitters  4. Ampersand by Cross Design  5.  Trophy Hook (moose) by West Elm  6.  Versailles Chair by Restoration Hardware  7.  image found on The Loveliest Day  8.  Oblique Table by West Elm  9. hola sign by Oh Dier, image by Rue Magazine