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Save the Dates

Wedding Save the Date ~ Post Card Save the Date ~ Caricature Save the Dates

Our clients who are Indian and American chose these really fun personalized caricature Save the Dates! This is a postcard Save the Date as well as very whimsy, colorful and fun! Our bride and groom also chose to have the same design on their Wedding Invitation.

Personalized Caricature Post Card Wedding Save the Date Cards:

postcard save the dates

Personalized Caricature Postcard Save the dates

Our bride contacted us via email and asked to create a fun caricature version of herself and the groom from an idea she had on Pinterest. Above is the Save the Date we created for them. Our couple also chose to use the same idea and image for their Wedding Invitation except with a slight color variation of the background. The result is a very cute Indian Bride and a handsome blue eyed American Groom! Congrats to Anjali & Keith for their upcoming August wedding taking place in San Geronimo, California.

The price for the above Postcard Save the Date cards for quantity of 50 is $175.00, double side printed no envelopes. There is also a design charge for us to personalize the image. Please call for custom quotes.

Click here to see our Save the Date ideas or come in to Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy located at 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco Ca. 94111 to create a personalized Save the Date at our store!

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The Nightmare Before Christmas: Holiday Cards/Holiday Invitations

There really are nightmares and sweet dreams too. The sweet dreams, ‘dulce sueno’ are the ones that come when we’re carefree like a little girl who dreams of candy and jewels and colors where as an adult may have a nightmare portraying their anxiety. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” examines in a colorful animated children’s story with claymation from Tim Burton a character by the name of “Jack”. Jack’s obsession comes from his inability to be part of the festivities of Christmas town. Jack’s the king of Halloween town, but is obsessed with the spirit of Christmas. Thus, he plans to kidnap Santa Claus so that he can replace him by bring joy to the children on Christmas morning. However, he forgets who he is, he brings fright and fulfillment to the trick or treaters so he transfers these frightful gift ideas and the result is a horrific failure because the children are expecting their dolls and toys instead they receive headless dolls or snakes instead of stuffed animals. Jack sees this disaster and is horrified. Jack finally realizes he belongs to Halloween town with Sally, his longtime friend who is worried about him. He decides to leave Christmas town to Santa. 

Nightmare before Christmas Original Art Work for Party Invitations:

Sally & Jack ~ Donna & Michael

Sally & Jack ~ Nightmare Before Christmas Custom Holiday Invitations Silkscreen Printing~ Donna & Michael

Our client Donna, worked with us to create a custom “Nightmare Before Christmas Holiday Card“, so we worked with our custom printer, K Paper who uses a silkscreen technique to come up with the following invitation. Our client provided the artwork which her friend Lali had designed. Since Donna is a red head, this worked great using Donna as Sally. Lali also included a toasting glass where Jack saluting to Donna (Sally’s character). The invitation is printed in red thermography on cream paper, the rsvp is on red stock with silver thermography. All the stationery are tied together with a red ribbon. The invitation envelope is in a matching red stock with The Nightmare Before Christmas art work added as an extra detail. The rsvp envelope is in cream stock the address printed in red ink.

The Nightmare Before Custom Holiday Invitation Suite:

Custom Holiday Invitation Suite~Nightmare Before Christmas

Custom Holiday Invitation Suite~Nightmare Before Christmas

Red Rsvp with Red Ribbon & Silver Thermography Printing:


Red Rsvp Card with silver thermography printing K

The above rsvp card is red with silver thermography printing, “can hardly wait…/can’t believe I/we won’t be attending…” You can see the Red Thermography Addressed Rsvp Envelope on our previous blog post. We also addressed Donna’s envelopes with Hyegraph’s Digital Calligraphy. You can see more original invitations we helped design for Donna using K Paper. We created her Custom Scroll Wedding Invitation and Wedding Save the Dates!

Custom Envelope for Holiday Invitation~Nightmare Before Christmas Artwork:


Red Custom Invitation Envelope with Nightmare Before Christmas Artwork

The above RED Custom Invitation Envelope is beautiful with silkscreen Nightmare Before Christmas Original Art Work Design in black and the yellow moon. Donna’s return address is printed on the envelope flap using again the silkscreen printing technique. See more of our Custom Invitations on our Wedding Website and Wedding Blog.

Sally’s Song/The Nightmare Before Christmas

In this video clip from The Nightmare before Christmas Sally expresses her anxiety about her friend Jack. Here is the Video for Sally’s Song/The Nightmare Before Christmas:

Here are the Lyrics to Sally’s Song/The Nightmare Before Christmas:

I sense there’s something in the wind, That feels like tragedy’s at hand. And though I’d like to stand by him, Can’t shake this feeling that I have. The worst is just around the bend, And does he notice my feelings for him. And will he see, how much he means to me? I think it’s not to be. What will become of my dear friend, Where will his actions lead us then?… And will we ever end up together?

Luckily, by the end of the story Jack realizes his obsession is misguided therefore returns Santa’s Hat and comes back to his home and to Sally in Halloweentown. Happy, Spooky Holidays, Halloween & Sweet Dreams



Published in the Knot Magazine, Northern California~ Paul & Megan’s Wedding ~ Invitations by Hyegraph

Pual & Megan’s Wedding was put together by some of our colleagues who are part of the San Francisco Bay Area Event/Wedding Professionals, creating an elegant affaire. Franklin Davis of provided brassworks music, Bridal Galleria proved the Bridal Gown, the reception was held in Burlingame, CA at Kohl Mansion, Classic Party Rentals provided the dinnerware, Dia Pao Phototgraphy took the amazing photos and Hyegraph created the Save the Dates, Wedding Invitations & Calligraphy. You can see more of Pual & Megan’s Wedding as featured on the Knot.

Wedding Invitations, save the dates and calligraphy featured on the Knot Invitations, save the dates and calligraphy by Hyegraph image475x475

Please call, Email of stop by at Hyegraph located at 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA to create your custom wedding invitations, save the dates and calligraphy for your next event. See our Wedding Blog for recent designs and promotions.


Destination Wedding Invitations to Florence, Italy with original artwork design

Imagine getting married in the Historic Gardens of the Four Seasons in an evening ceremony in Italy. We helped our clients create these gorgeous letterpress invitations printed in charcoal ink on crane acid-free, lettra stock from Oblation Papers. The result is thick, heavy, ultra elegant invitations with an antique-look just like the place where the ceremony will be held in Italy. Old word charm and cultural nuances is what this wedding will entail and the invitations will suite the event in an elegant, charm. The letterpress is tactile and is very unique on these cream colored stock invitations and accompanying reception cards and rsvp cards. The couple’s monogram: A & K is inscribed on top of the invitations as well as the reception and response cards.


Destination Letterpress Wedding Invitations from Oblation Papers for our couple getting married in Florence, Italy

Our client’s family member created an Original Artwork Design of a landmark in Florence, Italy and we were able to have it printed in Letterpress on Crane Lettra, acid-free stock with charcoal ink. The texture of the paper, the charcoal color of the ink and the incredible drawing of the Italian landmark creates a unique piece of art which our couple is mailing out along with their wedding invitation suite.

Letterpress printed original artwork design

Florence, Italy landmark original artwork design by our client printed using Oblation Paper in Letterpress on Letterpress Crane Lettra stock

The above wedding invitation and original artwork is more than a piece of paper or information on a screen, it is an authentic document etching the time and place of the event both in writing and visually with the art. This is a true, unique and elegant invitation and keepsake art work from the event for the families and attendees to enjoy as well as the wedding bride and groom.

Please call, email or stop by at Hyegraph at the Embarcadero Center in San Francisco if you would like us to help you design your invitations.


Golden Gate Bridge Themed Invitations and Save the Dates ~ Hyegraph Embarcadero~

Our clients love San Francisco themed invitations for their save the dates, wedding invitations, thank you cards and other invitation related products. Over the years we have created various San Francisco themed invitations. Some of the designs we already had from our printers and designers, others we worked with our clients to produce. Here are some of the samples we have available in our store:

Letterpress San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Engagement Invitation for Stefanie & John ~

San Francisco Themed Golden Gate Bridge Engagement Invitation in Letterpress

Letterpress San Francisco Themed Golden Gate Bridge Engagement Invitation ~front view~


Golden Gate Bridge Wedding Invitation in Letterpress back side by Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy

Golden Gate Bridge Wedding Invitation in Letterpress ~back side~ by Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy

Stefanie & John’s Letterpress Wedding Thank You Cards with Golden Gate Bridge Design:

wedding thank you cards in letterpress with san francisco golden gate bridge in letterpress

San Francisco Themed Golden Gate Bridge Icon Wedding Invitation in chocolate ink and envelope with liner printed with Thermography:

Golden Gate Bridge Wedding Invitation in Thermography

Golden Gate Bridge Wedding Invitation in Thermography

San Francisco Save the Date Invitation with Golden Gate Bridge Stamp Icon printed with Thermography:

Save the Dates printed in thermography with golden gate bridge stamp icaon

Thermography printed San Francisco Golden Gate Themed Save the Date invitations

All of our invitations & announcements are customizable with ink colors, font styles, paper selections, envelopes and wording. We at Hyegraph can incorporate any motif you choose for your wedding or event theme and/or colors. Simply email us your logos, icons or motifs or stop by our San Francisco Store where we can work with you to create a custom San Francisco themed invitation for your event.

Send out your invitations in style with Hyegraph’s Digital Calligraphy for Envelope Addressing. We also have a Stuffing & Mailing Service which will relieve you of assembling, stuffing and mailing out your invitations. Don’t forget about place cards, menus and programs. There’s no need to look elsewhere for all your printed products for your invitations, we will help you with the design and make the process fun and memorable. Your friends and family will love the end results!

To see more San Francisco themed designs, please see our San Francisco themed Wedding Menus, San Francisco Ballet’s Romeo & Juliet Save the Dates, San Francisco City Hall Save the Dates, Holiday Cards and custom invitations for Embarcadero Center’s Building Lighting Ceremony.

I’m Looking forward to working with you on your invitation design, Jacques/Hyegraph


Laser-Cut Wedding Invitations, Dual-Language Wedding Invitations and Destination Wedding Invitations and Save the Dates

We just had a busy Wedding Season with wonderful Bride & Grooms. Hot Wedding Invitation and Save the Date styles this season were Laser Cut Wedding Invitations, Dual Language Wedding Invitations, and Destination Wedding Invitations and Save the Dates. Couples love to personalize their Invitations and Save the Dates with Monograms, their ethnicity and personal Style. Examples of stylish and highly personalized invitations we’ve helped create this wedding season are Passport Wedding Invitations and Save the Dates, dual-language wedding invitations including, Armenian, German and Mongolian languages and laser cut wedding invitations.

Here are some of the custom Wedding Invitations and Save the Date Cards we’ve created:

Passport Wedding Invitation & Save The Date Card for Destination Weddings

passport wedding invitations and save the date cards

Passport Wedding Invitations and Save the Date Cards

The above example illustrates a Passport Wedding Invitation and or Save the Date Card in teal blue with gold ink. We recommend this fun invitation idea for Destination Weddings. The cover of this card can also be personalized in navy blue or another color.

Armenian Wedding Invitations

armenian wedding invitations

Armenian Wedding Invitations

The above example of a Dual Language Wedding Invitation is in Armenian. The monogram was created by the client and we were able to incorporate the design onto the cover of the invitation.

German Wedding Invitations

german wedding invitations

German Wedding Invitations

The above German Wedding Invitation was one of two languages the couple requested. We also replicated the same design in English for our client to send to their guests.

Mongolian Wedding Invitations

mongolian wedding invitations

Mongolian Wedding Invitations

The above exquisite Dual-language Wedding Invitation is in Mongolian. The couple created their monogram and we incorporated it into the card design. The couple also requested custom wax seals to be affixed onto their envelopes.

Laser Cut Wedding Invitations

laser cut wedding invitations

Laser Cut Wedding Invitations

Finally, the above example illustrates a highly stylish and new design concept using lasers to cut the design motif on to the Wedding Invitation Jacket.

All of these designs are available for you to browse through at our San Francisco location. For more design options please see our website. If you’d like to work on a Personalized Wedding Invitation or Save the Date Card please contact us. We look forward to working with you on your next Special Event.

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Indian Wedding Invitations & Save the Dates by Arabella Papers at Hyegraph SF

One of the most intricate and luxurious Wedding Invitation brands we carry is Arabella Papers. Arabella Papers is known for its hand mixed inks, silkscreen printing techniques, and damask designs. You can use the same damask design on different colored stationery and print with a different color ink to create a whole new wedding invitation or save the date design. Arabella Papers is very popular with our ethnic couples and specially a customer favorite for Indian Wedding Invitations and Indian Save the Dates.

Damask Indian Wedding Invitations fom Arabella

Damask Indian Wedding Invitations

The traditional Indian Family enjoys a lavish Indian Wedding with accompanying stationery for the different festivities. In India, families throw lavish Weddings inviting family from far and near. A typical Indian Wedding would be a three day affair including parties, food, music and religious ceremonies. Recently we attended an Indian Wedding in San Francisco held at Park 55 Hotel with refreshments being served at New Delhi Restaurant. The bride’s father, Ranjan Dey is owner of New Delhi Restaurant in downtown San Francisco where Sarah, Ranjan’s daughter (also a Chef at New Delhi Restaurant) and her fiance Sean were married. You can read more about Sarah’s Wedding on New Delhi Restaurant’s website, or on Maharani Weddings website.

We used Arabella Papers to create Sara’s Beautiful Indian Wedding Invitation. We would recommend Arabella Designs for Indian Weddings, Afghan Weddings, Persian Weddings for Luxury Wedding Invitations.

Please see our Indian Wedding Invitations Category for more Indian Wedding ideas and Save the Dates.


Save the Dates from Crane & CO. at Hyegraph San Francisco

Check out these vibrant and earthy Save the Dates from Crane & Co.We can personalize these Cards for you at Hyegraph San Francisco. You can also check out other Save the Date and Wedding ideas from over 60 different printing companies we work with.

Save the Date Cards from Crane & Co.

Save the Date Cards

For more Save the Date ideas check out our website at or come in to Hyegraph at the Embarcadero Center located in San Francisco to see stationery designs first hand.


SF City Hall ~ Save the Date & Wedding Cards

Our Happy Couple, Gina & Scott, chose this z shaped, folded, save the date card to announce their wedding date. They used their pictures from SF City Hall to add an elegant excitement and fun feeling to this photo save the date:

SF City Hall Save the Date Card

San Francisco city hall save the dates

San Francisco City Hall Save the Dates,

The above example of a z shaped, tri-folded, photo save the date illustrates how our couple utilized our San Francisco land mark, the San Francisco City Hall as a back drop and their happy photos to announce their upcoming Wedding Date! We love this idea to spread the couple’s happiness by sharing their joy with friends and family. To see more save the date ideas by Carlson Craft see our Shop ONLINE selections. You can also see more of our custom save the dates under our Save the Dates Categories or you’re welcome to come in to our San Francisco store, located at the Embarcadero Center. Happy Planning!

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Passport Save the Date Cards from Checkerboard at Hyegraph San Francisco

A very popular trend is Passport Save the Date Cards: This example of a Passport Save the Date Card is from Checkerboard.

Passport Save the Dates from Checkerboard at Hyegraph San Francisco

Passport Save the Date Cards from Checkerboard at Hyegraph

This is a fun way to announce your Engagement, especially for an upcoming Destination Wedding. We’ve done a lot of these fun Save the Dates and Wedding Invitations for our clients getting married abroad in places like Sweden and Italy. To see more design options and get Free Consultation with designing your Save the Date Cards or Wedding Invitations please come in to our San Francisco Store. You can order samples on our eInvite site, check out more colors and options for Ordering Online.


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