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Save the Date!

Now that you’re engaged and you’ve been properly feted, let’s announce your wedding date in a style all your own. 
At least some version of saving the date has be taking place in Europe since the12thcentury in the form of “banns” in which your parish announced your intent to marry on a specific date. This was to allow any objections to the union to be voiced and the marriage halted if necessary...



Two new fonts we love


We just purchased two new fonts we LUV for wedding invites! Welcome to our font family...


Zaner is based on ornamental penmanship as taught by Charles Paxton Zaner at his art college at the turn of the 20th century. We used this font in several invitations we worked on last season and thinks it's a great addition for our On paper Press selections. Heavy on tradition, light on line weight, this font...



Handwriting Fonts



We are in the process of creating some in-store signage using calligraphy fonts and thought we would share some handwritten font finds. Those of you who have been working for fonts for years know how remarkably INEXPENSIVE handwritten fonts have become! It used to be $100+ per font, and now - peanuts for the designer fonts. $18-$35 puts a world of high end fonts on the desktop. Not to mention free...



Typo Project


Found a great site tonight- fubiz.net which offers a "daily dose of inspiration" on lots of cool topics-- design, music, advertising, graphics.


Linked over to a very fun site- lots and lots and lots of curvy, curly, creative word play and TYPE.
In particular had some typo luv for "Typo Project" - as in cool images above- featuring lots and lots and lots of curvey, curly creative word play.


Everything...



Initial LUV






I love this site I just read about on the Orange Beautiful blog (thanx Emily!) -

The Daily Drop Cap is an ongoing project by illustrator and typographer Jessica Hiche.Every day Jessica posts a different, amazing, handcrafted initial cap for your viewing pleasure. Generous, you say? Wait- the best part is yet to come- you can use these caps for your own enjoyment (restrictions apply) and re-post...



Fabulous Fonts



At On Paper, we love, love, love fonts. We have hundreds in our archives but must admit that there are the proud and the few that we use all the time. They are just perfectly suited for invitations. Our most popular are Mrs. Eaves, Copperplate, Bickham Script and Dearest. The old stand bys!

So we're happy to have just purchased some new fonts (shown above) and we welcome them aboard!

If you want...

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