Get to Know a Wedding Stationer: Oblation Papers & Press

 

Today’s stationer interview is with Jennifer Rich, co-owner of the marvelous Oblation Papers & Press, based in Portland, OR! Enjoy:

How did you get started doing wedding invitations?

Ron and I began making paper by hand on our Oregon coast honeymoon, 25 years ago. We blended sea grasses and fibers to make some very textured sheets!

Read the full interview after the cut!


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What is your favorite color combination?

Soft pool + leaf green allude to nature’s calm beauty.

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What is the most unique invitation you have designed?

1⁄8” heavy card, placed in a moss-lined box with fabulous calligraphy.

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Do you have a favorite typeface?

American scribe is timeless and hand-wrought.

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What is the most bizarre request you have received?

Embedding over 100 butterfly wings into the papermaking process.

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Ampersand or the word “and?”

The ampersand originated in the joining of 2 Latin letters ‘et’, meaning ‘and’.
it is a typographic device that underscores the beauty of how ‘two become one’.

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Any advice for brides?

Enjoy this chance to express your new identity as husband and wife with color, design, texture and the written word.

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Do you offer more than just stationery?

Yes, we also offer guest books, albums, attendant gifts, plumes and (so romantic) sealing wax.

Thanks Jennifer! For more about Oblation Papers & Press, please visit their WeddingLovely Vendor Guide Profile or head straight to their website.

Do you have any questions or comments for Jennifer? Add them to the comments below!