Best Of 2017

Best Letterpress Love Letters

A little snarky and a little sweet, Pistachio Press founder Rachael Hetzel designs letterpress prints and stationery for every station in life, from birthdays (“Happy Birthday. Let’s Get Fucked Up”) and babies (“Welcome to the flock”) to congrats cards (“You’re killin it like a fucking boss”) and, of course, wedding invitations. Wedding options run the gamut from Art Deco designs and botanical lace to quirky Marriage Telegrams, but where Hetzel stands out is her pricing. Not that it’s cheap — wedding invites never are — but her system of customizable options is easily accessed on her website with several readymade pricing options. If you’re a bride or know someone who is, you know how important “letterpress” is in the invite world. The quality, content and 100-percent tree-free cotton paper will make it look like you paid a fortune for a personalized package. But you didn’t because Hetzel has your bridal back. Pistachio Press,

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