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  It feels like Holly and I have been friends forEVER. And by “friends” I mean online pals, and by “forever” I mean since early 2016. The sad part about being a wedding vendor is that working with specific couples has an expiration date — after all, the wedding has to come sometime! You work […]

Coopers Hall, Portland Oregon wedding | Holly & Brenden

Client work, Real wedding

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  Happy Monday-after-Thanksgiving, friends! With the arrival of every November comes my favorite tradition: Young People’s Thanksgiving. Ever since Max and I moved into our home in 2012, we’ve been hosting our own version of friendsgiving. We invite our dearest friends (or at least as many that can fit in our tiny house!), don our […]

Young People’s Thanksgiving | letterpress invitations


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It’s true: Paper & Honey® is now Paper & Honey Press! We’ve evolved and grown by about 2000 pounds of cast iron joy. 2017 has held a lot of growth and change for us, but by far the biggest (and COOLEST) has been bringing home Winnie, our first press. We scoured the internet for a […]

Introducing Winnie the Press (we’re a letterpress studio!)

Paper & Honey

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  work with Paper & Honey®   This June wedding was one of my very favorites of 2016. Inspired by the natural landscape of Lake Travis in Austin, Texas (one of my very favorite views of the city — it’s unreal), Ivana and Bob wanted an invitation suite that was romantic, simple, and modern. We […]

Whimsical blush and grey letterpress wedding invitations

Client work, Featured

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When working one-on-one with my clients to craft their perfect suite, I get asked a lot of the same questions over and over. Which is great — that’s what I’m here for! But like Moose and Pippa right around dinnertime, specific questions tend to follow me around: So, what’s the difference between inner and outer […]

The difference between inner and outer envelopes

Stationery 101

All site photography, unless otherwise locally credited, by 

andrea pesce photography

Studio photography and headshots by

heather nash photography