Celebrating Nine Years!

Fat Cat Paperie turns NINE years old this week! In honor of this special occasion and the start of the gift giving season, we’re highlighting nine of Fat Cat’s favorite gifts. Cat Lady Journal This cute and quirky journal is perfect for the crazy cat lady on your list. Available at Francesca’s. ••••• Herb Garden Wall Calendar This pretty floral calendar adds a rustic touch to a home or office. It even has shimmering gold foil accents. Designed by Rifle Paper Co. ••••• Lasercut Leather Card Holder It’s no secret that we love lasercut details here and this is certainly no exception. A lovely addition to your purse or work bag. Available at Anthropologie. ••••• Lip Balm Who doesn’t need lip balm during …

Copper + Olive | Save the Date and Place Setting | Wedding Details

Copper Wedding Love

Copper details are on trend lately and we couldn’t be more in love! Whether your style is formal, rustic or anything in between, copper is a lovely shimmering compliment to your big day.   Olive + Copper Take inspiration from nature with an earthy copper and olive color palette. The blush hues in the flowers pick up the tones in the flatware resulting in a breathtaking place setting. Place Setting Photograph: Michael Radford Photography via Brit+Co // Save the Date: Serendipity by Bella Figura ••• Pink + Copper This whimsical invitation sets itself apart from the rest with its beautiful shape and fun calligraphy-inspired typography. Perfect if your wedding vision includes burlap table runners and other rustic details. Invitation: Abigail …

Melissa + Michael | Wedding Invitation, Letterpress with Metallic Bellyband

Celebrating Autumn Favorites

Happy November Everyone! This seems like the perfect time to pause and celebrate some of our favorite autumn couples — and show off their gorgeous invitations of course!   Diana + Jeremy This one is just SO pretty! Super thick paper coupled with this stunning floral liner make this the perfect compliment for Diana and Jeremy’s wedding at the New York Botanical Garden.   Melissa + Michael Seriously, one of the cutest couples we met all season. Organized Melissa came in with powerpoint notes explaining her invitation must-haves (and absolutely-nots too). This traditional invitation with monogrammed bellyband was exactly what they had in mind. The perfect match for their Flowerfield wedding.   Kristen + Tyler It was an absolute pleasure working with …

Holiday Wonderland by Smock; Snowflake details

Cheers to the Holidays!

Now that the weather is finally cool and crisp, we’re ready to get cozy with some hot chocolate and peruse this year’s new holiday card designs. Okay maybe it seems a bit early BUT fabulous letterpress and foil cards deserve a little extra time and attention. Here are some of our favorites along with great promotions from Smock and Bella Figura. Holiday Cards by Smock Take advantage of free digital envelope addressing and complimentary rush service for any custom holiday orders approved by December 12, 2016. Rush service includes design 2 days early and printing 5 days early. Duplexing, hand calligraphy, and custom design add additional time. Holiday Wonderland Classic letterpress snowflake details with digitally printed photograph. Mason Foil brushstroke liner to compliment a …

Amador Antique, Letterpress and Foil Invitation, Vintage Details, Square Invitation

Introducing Bella Figura

We are so excited to announce that we are now carrying Bella Figura! This gorgeous invitation line features thoughtful designs printed on luxurious cotton papers. During your appointment you are welcome to browse through this invitation line. One of our fabulous consultants will help you select a design and find the perfect colors and fonts to match your wedding style. Looking for something out-of-the-box? We would love to help you build a couture design suited specially to you. There are so many custom elements to consider — foil details, die-cut shapes, edge painting, pocketfolds, bellybands and envelope liners. We can’t wait to get started! Here are some of our favorite Bella Figura invitations to inspire your invitation journey… Serendipity This timeless save …

Leaf Escort Cards | Fall Wedding

Fall Wedding Love

Believe it or not, crisp fall weddings are just around the corner. If you want your wedding to stand apart from the rest, here are some fun ideas to make your big day unforgettable. Leaf Escort Cards These are a fall favorite at Fat Cat. They’re fun and festive… and they can be designed in whatever color combination you desire. Candy Apple Favors Who doesn’t love candy apples? These make great fall favors. Your guests will surely appreciate a snack for the ride home. Just add cute thank you tags and you’re all set! This inspiration comes from Bridal Guide. Harvest by Elum Is there anything cuter than this autumn harvest themed menu? Its fine letterpress printing and whimsical fonts are sure to …

Sutherlin by Smock | Formal Invitation, Deco Details, Foil and Letterpress, Photo Thank You Note

Formal Wedding Style

Formal weddings are all about the combination of sophisticated style with glamorous details. In the invitation world this translates to calligraphy, beveled edges and foil stamping. We’ve compiled some of our favorites for you today. Princeton by Dauphine Press Our designers were in love the moment this sample arrived at Fat Cat. It has all of our favorite things — a pearl foil pattern, a blush envelope liner and beautiful die cut corners setting it apart from anything else in our studio. Sutherlin by Smock This deco inspired invitation is a stunner! Patterned, foil back printing will certainly catch your guests’ attention. We also love the idea of saying “thank you” with a gold-foiled, photo notecard. Kensington by Dauphine Press …

Charlotte by Bella Figura | Diecut Thank you note

Don’t forget to say Thank You

After your event, it’s always important to send thoughtful, handwritten thank you notes to your guests. Your guests spent a lot of time and energy traveling to your event and choosing a gift for you so the best way to express your gratitude is with a sweet little note. Remember, this is the last interaction your guests will have with your wedding so have fun with it. Your thank you notes are the final piece of the puzzle and one more way to put your personal touch on your event. We love using similar fonts, colors or even a photo from the big day to tie everything together. We recommend mailing them up to three months after your event; however, …

Yay, It’s Summer!

Summer is here and we’re so excited! We’re celebrating the summer kickoff with a few of our favorite vibrant and festive invitations. “Vista” by Smock Summery ocean blues are perfect for a beach wedding. We love that these beloved whimsical fonts are shown off in shimmery silver foil. “Katherine” by B.T.Elements This breezy suite perfectly describes the term casual elegance. The gold foil details add an extra special touch to this floral design. “Halifax” by Smock These purples, reds and pinks remind me of a fiery summer sunset. Is your style bold, out-of-the-ordinary and a little daring? We can’t wait to meet you 😉 “Yountville” by Dauphine The pink and lime color palette adds an unexpected touch to this classic, nautical invitation. The striking …

Flower girl with the horses

Laura and Anthony’s Martha Clara Wedding

We absolutely love vineyard weddings… …and this one is no exception! Laura and Anthony were married last June at the beautiful Martha Clara Vineyards. Warm spring air, horses grazing in the pastures and the flower girl’s sweet floral crown made this day nothing but lovely. Fat Cat’s Art Director, Katie, had so much fun designing these custom, letterpress invitations. Katie and Laura have a shared love of rustic details so this suite included everything she loves the most – kraft paper, whimsical fonts and edge painting! We were so happy to receive this sweet message from the happy couple… Katie,  We cannot thank you enough for bringing our vision for our invitations to life! Your design is absolutely perfect and the finished product …