Perfectly Pearl

a modern bridal event

“Ampersand” at Oblation Papers & Press April 9, 2008

Letterpress invitation by Oblation Papers & Press. Hand-made paper (100% recycled), soy-based inks, deckle edge and original illustration.

Oblation Papers & Press
516 northwest 12th avenue
503.223.1093

 

“The Polly” at Studio Olivine March 28, 2008

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About Studio Olivine

Studio Olivine is located in Portland, Oregon where we create stationery that is lettepress printed by hand. Each piece is printed on 100% recycled handmade paper using soy based inks and our own original illustrations. Paper is fed one sheet at a time into the letterpress where raised type and images are recessed into the paper. From start to finish, each step of our process is completed by hand.

Studio Olivine
1614 NW 15th Avenue (Pearl Design Center)
Portland, OR 97209
971.570.5461

 

Introducing New Wedding Designs at Oblation February 11, 2008

Filed under: 97209,green,invitations,letterpress,pearl district,Portland weddings,Sustainable,weddings — perfectlypearlgirl @ 12:15 am

INTRODUCING NEW WEDDING DESIGNS!

With great joy we announce the release of two new wedding deigns. We now feature large-format invitations, bright white handmade paper, and bright white envelopes.

Our new Prairie Flower design mixes saffron colored botanical silhouettes and calligraphic swashes with simple modern text and open space. A delightful combination that is perfectly suited for the nature-inspired couple.

Prairie Flower

Those looking to make a grand statement will be charmed by our new Ballroom invitation set. A voluminous four-deckle handmade cotton sheet is letterpress printed in an understated font and embellished with an elegant swashed monogram.

Ballroom

Remember… as always, our papers are handmade here in Portland from 100% recycled cotton, and are printed using soy-based inks in our antique letterpress print shop.

A TOAST TO OUR TOWN
Oblation Papers and Press offers 20% off to local customers ordering out of our Wedding Portfolio.

Oblation Papers & Press
516 Northwest 12th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
503.223.1093

 

Tips : Greening Your Wedding February 7, 2008

Filed under: 97209,green,pearl district,planning,Portland weddings,transportation,weddings — perfectlypearlgirl @ 6:46 pm

PDX Pedicab

If you’re interested in greening your wedding, one extremely important consideration is location. Say it with me… “location, location, location!” I’m not simply talking about which venue you choose, I’m speaking of the big picture, the proximity of your wedding, reception and other wedding-related sites. Keeping it all within walking distance is one of the best ways to make your wedding more eco-friendly.

But what about those guests that can’t walk even the shortest distances? If you select the Pearl District as the location for your wedding, you can hire PDX Pedicab to tote around all of your guests that need a ride from site to site.

Pedi-cure? No. Pedi-cab. Can’t conjure up an image of what that looks like?

PDX Pedicab

Pretty cool, huh? Note that there is even a protective cab cover in the event of rain.

If you attend the Perfectly Pearl modern bridal event on March 1, you can take a closer look and even take a spin in a pedicab. During the event, PDX Pedicab is providing shuttle service to and from the Smart Park at Station Place (where we recommend that you park!) to the Ecotrust Building at 721 NW 9th Avenue.

PDX Pedicab
1007 SW Morrison St
Portland, Oregon 97266
503.733.4222

 

“The Josie” at Studio Olivine February 6, 2008

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“The Josie” by Studio Olivine.

About Studio Olivine

Studio Olivine is located in Portland, Oregon where we create stationery that is lettepress printed by hand. Each piece is printed on 100% recycled handmade paper using soy based inks and our own original illustrations. Paper is fed one sheet at a time into the letterpress where raised type and images are recessed into the paper. From start to finish, each step of our process is completed by hand.

Studio Olivine
1614 NW 15th Avenue (Pearl Design Center)
Portland, OR 97209
971.570.5461

 

Handmade guest books at Oblation Papers & Press November 28, 2007

Filed under: 97209,accessories,green,guestbooks,pearl district,Portland weddings,Sustainable,weddings — perfectlypearlgirl @ 3:03 pm

Handmade guest books at Oblation

The one item that sends brides racing through the doors of Oblation Papers & Press the day before the big event is the guestbook. Ah yes, yet another detail to remember but we think it’s a rather important one. Luckily, Oblation offers great options for planners and procrastinators alike.

Oblation has created a line of hand-bound guestbooks covered with luxurious bookcloth filled with either their handmade cotton paper or 100% recycled paper pages. If you don’t find exactly what you envision, set up an appointment with Oblation’s resident bookbinders, Molly or Michelle. These creative gals can create a custom book from the bookcloth, paper and ribbon that you select in the store.

Oblation Papers & Press
516 northwest 12th avenue
503.223.1093

 

Natural Beauty at Fez Studio November 25, 2007

Filed under: 97209,beauty,green,pearl district,Sustainable,weddings — perfectlypearlgirl @ 6:59 pm

Natural Beauty at Fez Studio

If you are planning a stylish and sustainable wedding, you’ll love the natural beauty products available at FEZ Studio.

  • Mineral Make up by La Bella Donna
  • Organic hair products by Hamadi

Mineral makeup is made of mineral pigments derived from rock, micro-pulverized and jet milled for an incredibly smooth consistency. It is all natural, long lasting and provides a natural barrier to UVA and UVB radiation without irritation, burning or stinging. Because mineral makeup is gentle, it is the perfect solution for sensitive skin, but it’s great for skin of any type or age.

Hamadi products are made with 100% organic essential oils and plant extracts. There are no artificial ingredients, perfumes or colors. It is as biodegradable as it is luxurious—100%!

Glowing and radiant skin. Shiny and luxurious hair. What else could a bride want? Make an appointment at FEZ Studio for your personalized bridal consultation with celebrated international makeup artist, “Fez” Vartan.

FEZ Studio
1125 NW 9th Avenue
503.227.2226