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Introducing Our New Collection of Wedding Napkins

16 Feb

Wedding NapkinsThis week we launched a new line of romantic and fun wedding napkins to our personalized napkin collection. It’s an assortment that we’re very proud of as our in-house designers have been working for weeks carefully adding meticulous elements to these styles.  Designs focus on the modern yet classic. Our team of designers has been researching wedding trends and styles to develop this collection. The many flourishes, stylized fonts, specialty details and large layouts are especially designed for the bride of today and those that appreciate modern yet classic styles.

Many of the new details are classic to The Stationery Studio brand and are truly a mix of classic and new, bringing unique style to beverage napkins, luncheon napkins, dinner napkins and guest towels.  Any party planner will tell you that napkins are an essential accent item for weddings, rehearsal dinners, anniversaries and bridal showers.  They can set the tone for an event and bring together style and function. Many of the details that make up these new designs create elements that set these napkins apart.

Our We Love the City exclusive collection of hand-drawn cityscapes are a truly unique way to celebrate the city in which a couple found their love. From Chicago to New York to Seattle, Boston or San Francisco, the illustrations of the cities along with a personalization will be a talking point for your upcoming event.

Cityscape Napkins

Our specialty designs provide an amazing collaboration of the classic and the modern. Mixed fonts in our Oh Happy Day Napkins will make you happy even before the party begins. Sophisticated designs like our St. Regis Scroll Napkins or the Bellissimo Guest Towels are an example of designs you would expect to see at some of the world’s finest establishments and are now available for your own special day. And the understated elegance of our Ampersand Napkins or the Initial Scroll Napkins are perfect for even the most upscale party.

Oh Happy Day Napkins

Fun word play napkins such as our Eat Drink and Be Married, Oh Happy Day napkins, Hugs and Kisses from the Mr. and Mrs. and our For Like Ever napkins are examples of our whimsical approach to your special day.   And our Romantic Script napkins are a simply beautiful approach to elegant lettering and each order is hand set by our designers utilizing one of our most favorite typestyle reminiscent of a royal scroll.   In our Double Circle Monogram Napkins your will be able to combine the classic styling of an interlocking monogram inside a big bold double circle design making for a very personal statement uniquely yours.

At The Stationery Studio we absolutely love napkins and are committed to bringing the best selection of designs, patterns and materials for your home and parties. Of course in addition to these new and fabulous designs, you can find our incredibly large selection of classics, traditional and specialty napkins which are fabulous for any special occasion.  Whether it’s a cocktail party at home, an engagement party and even guest towels for your washroom, our large selection of classics, basics and stylish designs will provide just the perfect accent for your needs.

Best wishes,

Renee

 

Our Valentine’s Day Pot Luck

13 Feb

Potluck

2015 Valentine’s Day Potluck at The Stationery Studio

Although it’s grey and gloomy outside our Chicago window, we are not letting that stop us at all.  Today we are celebrating the joy of Valentine’s Day and are throwing a Pot Luck lunch!   We are usually so busy planning months ahead that we sometimes miss enjoying the events currently happening.  But not today … today we are all about everything pink and red.

It’s normal for us to be planning a few holidays out … right now we’re working on Mother’s Day, Graduation, wedding season and Father’s Day.  We’ve been busy adding terrific items for those occasions such as brightly colored new wedding napkins, acrylic trays, stationery, photo graduation announcements and groomsmen/bridesmaid gift ideas!

But today, we are taking a moment and getting ready to enjoy an actual holiday at the right time of year!  It’s Friday February 13th (we’re not worried at all) and we are ready to enjoy a Valentine’s Day lunch with our office family.  We have all signed up to prepare one of our favorite dishes and we will certainly have a fabulous spread.  We’ll definitely enjoy a lot of treats as we talk about weekend plans, family, upcoming events, gifts we are giving this weekend, and sharing recipes of course (our specialty!).

It’s nice to take a time out to relax for an hour and forget about the cold winter outside – as we enjoy some hot chili, healthy salads, fruit tray (featuring rose-cut strawberries) and of course a bit (or more) of chocolate. So happy to celebrate a special time of year together!  There are a lot of upcoming occasions this year so you too can do the same either in your office or with your friends.  It’s fun and easy and a great way to show everyone that they are appreciated.

 

 

Charming New European Stationery

9 Aug

We are charmed to present an exquisite collection of stationery, Bohemia Correspondence Papers. This lovely line of elegant and fun correspondence cards is designed and produced in the classical European tradition by Jan Petr Obr.  Prepare to be dazzled.  Each piece of stationery is an individual work of art. This quality boxed stationery is created, manufactured and personalized in the fine old world tradition in Prague, Czech Republic.  These are special little works of art and we hope you will enjoy and appreciate the skilled artisan designs as much as we do.

These are truly lovely designs perfect for men, women and young adults.  Both sophisticated and stylish, these cards are clearly unique and produced with the finest care.  The timeless collection features engraved designs, like little charms, positioned carefully on textured hand-made paper.   In their printing shop, Jan Petr Obr creates stunning engraving dies. The handmade stationery is designed and produced in classic European tradition with process methods dating back to the 16th century.  The collection draws from an extensive library of historic engravings, antique maps, botanicals and art nouveau designs.

The mouldmade paper is supplied by Bohemia Papers, a small distinguished mill located just outside of Prague using the same paper-making technique that has been virtually unchanged for over 300 years. The mill is located in a 16th Century manor house.  From start to finish each sheet passes through the hands of the papermaker 10 times.  Originating from the technique of paper making by hand, mould made paper is often referred to as handmade but there are distinct differences.  The mould is not held by hand but instead is replaced by a slowly rotating cylinder mould which picks up the paper stock from a vat.  Mouldmade paper therefore ideally combines the uniformity of machine papers with the individual character of handmade papers.

The stationery has a characteristic natural edge and felted surface. Every box of stationery gives a personal nod to the skilled artist that impressively engraved or hand-printed the stationery.  Sets of 100 or more are personalized using a letterpress imprint, which is a lovely addition at no extra charge.  For those who appreciate the art of letter writing and quality old world stationery with a modern twist, this collection is something you will truly admire and enjoy.