NSSWhew, what a trip! Tracy and I spent a few days in NYC attending the National Stationery Show. It was her second time, but it was my maiden voyage. As a stationer and a lover of all things weddings, it was like a big slice of heaven to be there.

The Javits Center was FILLED with some very talented stationers, many of which we are thrilled to say are already a part of WeddingInviteLove. We also got the opportunity to chat with some new designers who we hope will join so that we can share even more of their beautiful designs with you! It was pretty awesome to walk into a booth and have people recognize WeddingLovely – we’ve grown SO MUCH in the last year and this trip really was proof of that.

We have so much to recap with you, from the great things we saw at NSS and of course the WeddingLovely Shindig! We’ll be sharing recaps over the next two weeks. And since we love our readers, we will be doing some contests/giveaways for our NSS goodies.

We are already looking forward to next year and hope to meet even more of you in New York! Now…onto the recap of Day 1!

Check out all the great things we found on Day 1 after the jump…

Sapling Press

Sapling Press at NSS

Tracy and I had many laughs at the Sapling Press booth! Their “Dear…” series cards did such a great job of hitting home – and their new wedding line for bridesmaids and maid of honor invites are absolutely HYSTERICAL. I know these are going to fly off the shelves. Not only will their work make you chuckle, it might make you drool a little – the letterpress is so beautiful.

Sapling Press at NSS

Pistachio Press

Pistachio Press at NSS

We loved all the great cards from Pistachio Press, especially this one that features a trendy yellow and gray palette and gorgeous script. They offer custom stationery as well! <3

Paisley Tree Press

Paisley Tree Press at NSS

Who doesn’t appreciate a good mullet? These coasters from Paisley Tree Press are so great, we just loved the illustrations. And, even more so – who doesn’t appreciate a pretty invitation?

Paisley Tree Press at NSS

The Nic Studio

The Nic Studio at NSS

The Nic Studio showed off their illustration style with invitations and cards. Nicole has a great personality, which really shines through in her card series (and in person of course!). My favorite was this pregnancy card:

Nic Studio at NSS

Stay tuned for our recap of Day 2. We have so much more to share!