Bella Figura Introduces 75 Dazzling New Invitation Designs
Metallic Pastels, Die-Cut Shapes and Custom Calligraphy Accents Are Essential for 2013 Weddings
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SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Letterpress stationer Bella Figura (www.bellafigura.com) recently added 75 new wedding invitations to their collection for the 2013 wedding season. The designs feature a variety of new offerings, including die-cut shapes, new calligraphy styles, colorful new envelope liners and new foil colors.
Die-cuts arrive. Die-cuts are an exciting new embellishment for 2013 – these sophisticated shapes instantly up the elegance factor on any invitation by adding soft curves or bold lines. Bella Figura can also create a distinctive, custom die-cut shape for any occasion for a truly one-of-a-kind piece.
New foil colors (including pastels!) Metallics were extremely popular in 2012, and with classic, glamorous weddings making a strong comeback, foil is a style that's definitely here to stay. 7 new foil colors have been added to Bella Figura's offerings, including sophisticated neutrals (like pearl, a soft white foil, and tawny, a beautiful taupe foil) as well as lovely pastels (mint! lilac! pink!). For couples looking to make a statement, foil stamping looks breathtaking when paired with letterpress. And for those who aren't ready to commit to a lot of shine, adding a foil edge to an invitation is a great way to embellish without going overboard.
10 custom calligraphy styles, including Callaway (a rich, formal hand by Sarah Hanna), as well as 6 whimsical styles from Bella Figura's newest calligrapher, Elizabeth Hardin, are new for 2013. Bella Figura offers over 30 hand calligraphy styles from 7 of the nation's top calligraphers.
Incorporate local touches with new maps and cityscapes. Turn a cityscape or vintage map of a wedding location (or any location!) into a custom envelope liner. Bella Figura's designers can also create custom maps that coordinate with an invitation design.
Create colorful envelope liners with your favorite hues. Introduce more colors to an invitation suite with Bella Figura's new patterned envelope liners. Choose a combination of colors from Bella Figura's 60+ inks, then choose from over 40 patterns to create a vibrant envelope liner. Patterned envelope liners from Bella Figura are 100% post-consumer waste recycled and FSC-certified. The line also carries a variety of FSC-certified metallic envelope liners and eco colored envelopes.
About Bella Figura
Bella Figura is an essential wedding invitation line that offers an inspired variety of over 300+ letterpress invitation designs, along with superior service and artisan green printing. Bella Figura practices and embraces environmental printing, making the print shop an ideal fit for brides planning a green wedding. Designs range from traditional to vintage to modern and include everything in between, including signature wedding calligraphy designs. The Bella Figura collection is one of the largest collections of letterpress and foil stamped wedding invitations in the world, all printed on an exclusive reclaimed cotton paper made just for Bella Figura by a 500-year-old European paper mill.
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