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Charm & Fig — vintage statmps

stephanie & sam's gold moose bar harbor, maine wedding invitations

Lauren Covington blue calligraphy custom save the date gold foil kraft maine moose nautical post card save the date vintage statmps wedding paper weddings

This bride was a dream client! An event planner, based in NYC, she had a good idea of what she wanted. Pretty, nautical-inspired invitations with a Maine moose sprinkled about. The moose is the magical beast of Maine's wildlife, and pretty close pronunciation of her new last name. How could we not? For the design, I embraced the geometrics of nautical flags throughout, steering clear of overdone anchors for a subtle nautical vibe. For the color palette, we started with crisp whites, and then sprinkled in sun-bleached ocean hues, kraft paper and touches of gold. Everything was bundled in kraft folder...

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april is national letter writing month! this is how we do it...

Lauren Covington charm and fig snail mail stationery vintage statmps write_on campaign writing letters

Getting real mail is my favorite. I had about a dozen pen pals growing up... from cousins who lived far away and my best friends who lives across town. Free time at summer camp was spent writing letters to family, and even the President of the United States. Getting mail from the White House was always awesome. I still remember the blind embossed return address on the White House envelope and receiving cute the photographs of the First Pets. RIP Socks. RIP Buddy. When I heard about the write_on campaign, an effort to preserve the art of letter writing by getting participants to write...

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