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BEST Wedding Stationery

2014 BEST Wedding Stationery

À Deux

Charlestown

What can’t Kelli Parker do? The custom stationer works with engravers, printers, and suppliers to make clients’ grandest visions a reality. Cases in point: She recently assembled crocodile-embossed boxes lined in white suede to hold a pair’s invites, and once… read more »

2013 BEST Wedding Stationery

Gus & Ruby Letterpress

Portsmouth

Romantic milestones and favorite songs help inform Samantha Finigan and Whitney Swaffield’s custom suites, all printed on an antique Chandler & Price press. Design elements might include barn doors that open to reveal a tri-fold invitation to a farm wedding,… read more »

2011 BEST Wedding Stationery, Informal

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

This charming shop offers a jaw-dropping array of card stocks and designs for every occasion, from receptions to rehearsal dinners. You’ll also find photo albums, rubber stamps, and embossing tools for scrapbooking—all of which will preserve the memories of your… read more »

2011 BEST Wedding Stationery, Classic

Crane & Co.

Boston

In addition to products from Kate Spade and Vera Bradley, Crane & Co. carries an in-house line (we love the hand-engraved Queen Bee notes for thank-yous). Whether you’re looking for invitations or your first set of monogrammed stationery as husband… read more »

2011 BEST Wedding Stationery, Informal

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

This charming shop offers a jaw-dropping array of card stocks and designs for every occasion, from receptions to rehearsal dinners. You’ll also find photo albums, rubber stamps, and embossing tools for scrapbooking—all of which will preserve the memories of your… read more »

2011 BEST Wedding Stationery, Classic

Crane & Co.

Boston

In addition to products from Kate Spade and Vera Bradley, Crane & Co. carries an in-house line (we love the hand-engraved Queen Bee notes for thank-yous). Whether you’re looking for invitations or your first set of monogrammed stationery as husband… read more »

2005 BEST Wedding Stationery

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

Engagement announcements, invitations, programs: Set the tone you want with a little help from Rugg Road. At this Beacon Hill boutique, you’ll find a staggering selection—traditional Crane’s, contemporary letterpress, or custom creations—inspiring samples, and an amicable staff to guide you… read more »

2003 BEST Wedding Stationery

Crane & Co. Paper Makers

Boston

Most people don’t give stationery a second thought. Then they get engaged and suddenly need an expert opinion on a forest’s worth of papers—invitations, save-the-date cards, programs, thank-you notes. Dalton-based Crane, manufacturer of the most classic and elegant wedding stationery… read more »

2002 BEST Wedding Stationery, Classic

Crane & Co. Papermaker

Boston

Dalton-based Crane’s 100 percent cotton paper has been used exclusively to make U.S. currency since 1879. And while your wedding invitations may be slightly less official than that, they’re no less important—and should be no less grand. Crane’s seasoned staff… read more »

2002 BEST Wedding Stationery, Contemporary

Rugg Road Paper Company

Boston

Some couples just aren’t black-type-on-ecru people. Enter Rugg Road, a shop chock-full of carefully chosen papers and paper accessories far more unique than formal. Distinctive options abound, including hand-pressed floral papers, silvery-hued sheets, and gampi paper made from a plant… read more »