Foil Stamping, Gold Foil Formal Wedding Invitation, Gold Edging, Shiny Metallic Finish, Ivory Cotton Paper, Custom Calligraphy

Invitation Printing 101 – Foil Stamping!

This post continues our series on invitation printing. Today, I’m going to walk you through the ins and outs of a Fat Cat favorite — foil stamping! The Basics First Look: • Usually shiny, metallic finish (but matte options are available too) • Indented impression • Usually printed on a textured cotton paper Great for: • Traditional, modern, even whimsical invitations • Weddings, mitzvahs, bridal and baby showers… really any event! • Printing on dark papers Often combined with: • Letterpress printing • Digitally printed backgrounds • Thick paper • Edge painting Details We started offering foil stamping a few years ago and haven’t looked back. Like letterpress (check it out here if you missed my last post) this type of printing leaves an …

Laura and Anthony

Celebrating June

Congratulations to all of our brides and grooms who exchanged vows last month!  June is such a beautiful month to get married and therefore is always a very busy month at Fat Cat. Here are just a few of our favorites. Be sure to check out our Facebook page to see more! Laura + Anthony Fat Cat’s Art Director, Katie, had so much fun working with Laura and Anthony to design their dream wedding invitations. This rustic, letterpress invitation incorporates kraft paper and twine to compliment their Martha Clara wedding. —- Eleanor + Gregory Eleanor and Gregory exchanged vows at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, New York. Their Designer’s Fine Press invitation features letterpress printing with silver foil details. …

Kathleen and Ryan

Congrats to the Newlyweds!

Congrats to the Newlyweds! Now that it’s officially April, we would like to take a minute to congratulate a few of our favorite couples on their March wedding celebrations! Kathleen + Ryan Kathleen and Ryan exchanged vows at St. Barnabas the Apostle in Bellmore, New York followed by an evening of dinner and dancing at Chateau Briand in Carle Place. We loved working with them to create this gorgeous, deco-inspired invitation complete with gold foil, back printing, a patterned envelope liner and edge painting to add an extra pop of color. This invitation was designed and printed by Smock. Michelle + Jose This sweet couple celebrated their wedding at Fox Hollow in Woodbury, New York. Their invitation makes a statement …

Versailes by Twig and Fig

Gorgeous Silhouettes

Break away from the ordinary by adding a gorgeous silhouette to your invitation or save the date. For an extra special look, combine with double-weight paper and edge painting! Tallmossen by Smock This invitation is perfectly polished with silver foil. Midi by Smock This festive invitation features rose gold foil and a metallic envelope liner. Halifax by Smock Navy and gold accented with a fleur-de-lis is perfectly classic. Palmer by Smock Orange edge painting adds a fabulous pop of color to this invitation. Versailles by Twig and Fig This breathtaking invitation juxtaposes lucite with luxurious fabric. The laser cut “coins” at the top and bottom break up the square shape beautifully. Marinwood by Dauphine Press This sweet favor tag is a …


WEEKLY ROUND UP: REAL WEDDINGS Congratulations Katie & Michael! Katie and Michael exchanged vows at Saint Barnabas the Apostle in Bellmore, New York on October 24th followed by dinner and dancing at Bellport Country Club in Bellport, New York. We designed this classic gold foil stamped invitation on double weight paper complete with gold edge painting.   Congratulations Ashley and Dan! Ashley and Daniel were married on Halloween at Westbury Manor in Westbury, New York. We designed their invitation using white foil on black paper to keep their look elegant while still hinting at their Halloween wedding celebration.