Archive for paper
making a silhouette of the
[and putting it in an oval frame!]
“In America, Silhouettes were highly popular from about 1790 to 1840. The invention of the camera signaled the end of the Silhouette as a widespread form of portraiture.”
I am such a sucker for a sweet nostalgic treat.
Images : Unknown
I really haven’t been posting anything about this wedding that we’re planning. I really havent been posting much of anything actually.
But last week the invitations I amateurishly designed finally arrived! I was delighted to have had them expertly printed by the wonderful Breck @ Sesame Letterpress.
This is definitely the sort of stuff I can get excited about!
It is so satisfying to see the cards all neatly stacked, and white and perfect with their little envelopes nestled next to them. It took me a while to get used to the idea of sending the little guys away.
But it turns out that part was satisfying too.
What is it about beautiful crafted paper that does my head in every time?
Seriously can’t get enough.
Photos : RWM
Images : Coralie Bickford Smith, Design Sponge
to blog-land after a mini hiatus (more to come about that!) and wanting to record the development of these nyc specimans.