Happy 1st Birthday.

You were born at this exact moment 1 year ago.


Your party was this weekend. So many people came to see you.  Here’s a picture of your first letterpress invitation. And your homemade cake.  There were lots of felt banners and many noisemakers.  You deserve it.




Lexi and Dan Weatherwood Wedding

I’m pretty sure Montana is the most beautiful place we’ve done a wedding yet.  It’s so refreshing to be out of the city and into big sky country.  I even saw an eagle as we got off the plane.

We loved working on Lexi and Dan’s wedding.  The invites were my favorite suite to letterpress so far.  And all the styling came out so well – mostly because the backdrop of Weatherwood in Columbia Falls was so charming.  I’ve honestly never been anywhere like it.  They have a whole basement of props just for events! Here are some images posted on Weddingchicks.com this month too! All images by Shannon Holman Photography.

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New Job!!

I just started working as the studio director for Foxy & Winston, a boutique textile and letterpress design house in Red Hook.  I’m so excited. I love Jane Buck, I love Red Hook (mostly for Baked’s biscuits) and I love letterpress. Three of the best things ever!


On another note, it means I’m dissolving Rose & Virgina officially.  We saw it coming, for sure.  But I’d rather marry my talents with Jane’s and have a FAR better product than before.  I honestly, couldn’t be happier or more relieved about it.

Lexi and Dan’s Paper

We’re working on a wedding for a couple getting married in Montana in a few months.  I’m so excited about how the save the dates and invites turned out.  It’s been my favorite paper project because of the simplicity.  Also, being able to play out the Wild West bit hasn’t hurt either. OOH, and lots of lace and wildflowers and bluegrass and cowboy boots too!

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Nautical Invites

We’ve been doing a bunch of crests these days, and I have to admit that it’s one of my favorite trends. It’s teeming with personality and it’s a really fun to get to know a couple. Here is a nautical letterpress invite for a wedding coming up in Rhode Island. Lovely!IMG_5166

Alissa and Tom Tuscany Wedding

Hi Folks,

I just got some images from San Diego’s AMAZING Jill Thomas of the Tuscany Wedding.  How gorgeous is this couple! And the images! It was such a special day and we’re so excited to have been a part of this celebration. I am so glad to see all our work came out so well.  The paper details, the origami cranes, the flowers, the food, the design…it all went off flawlessly thanks very much to Casa Cornacchi!

Crested Invites

These just went out and I’m so excited to share them…we’ve been working hard The Italian Job (ok fine, I just started calling it that) and all the details are coming together so nicely!  We created a family crest for Alissa and Tom that includes their initials, their dog, Lupa, some cypress trees, the Brooklyn Bridge and their Boerum Hill brownstone.  We used their colors, royal purple, red and curry, which will be sure to pop against the Tuscan  scenery.  One month and counting! Can’t wait to share the final details as we get closer!

Happy Anniversary, Mr. Vanderberg.

I’ve been thinking about the details of our wedding lately and thought I would share.  We got married at The Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington, CT.  It was such a beautiful day for us and everything came together perfectly.  There were so many homespun details that my Mom, Aunt, cousin Monica and I put together.  It was the inspiration for starting Rose & Virginia! Here are some pictures taken by Jane Shauck of Iris Photography.

Also, you can see a few more shots of the day on Brooklyn Bride!

Invitations by Blue Ribbon Letterpress

Programs by Blue Ribbon Letterpress

Cake made by my Aunt Rosanne Tancredi

Runners made my Mom and Aunt

Table Frames made by my Dad

My husband painted a special image for each table.

Blue Vipers of Brooklyn

Thank you and Goodnight!