Gilded Edges...

Me oh my, aren’t these lovely?  We are so excited about this suite (for many reasons!). Here are a few: 

  • it’s in Spanish and our first invitation in another language. And it’s Royalty sized! And there is gold ink!

  • there are painted edges!
  • it has a custom postage stamp with matching lined envelopes!

We love it, but we’ll let you be the judge…;)

Map Save the Date

Maps! We love em.  Whether it is to highlight points of interest or if it’s purpose is utilitarian, nothing gets your guests into a celebratory mood like a map save the date…especially for a destination wedding!  

Here’s one we recently did for a Brooklyn bride getting married in the Prospect Park Picnic House. Love the golfer and Coney Island Cyclone!

Highlighting

It’s that time again…time for us to go on about one of our brides with spot-on taste.  Neon is all over the place now and we’re so excited to have used it in an invitation. Check out this neon pink invite for an upcoming winter wedding!

and that fabulous ampersand! 

Stationery Day!

We’ve been super lucky to have designed quite a bit of custom stationery the last few weeks.  We thought we’d share a few of our favorites…

Baby stationery…adorbs.

Wedding stationery for a German couple who now live in NYC…love the international borders ;)

and a simple notecard for one of our favorite restauranteurs! Who doesn’t love Seersucker

Purple Haze

Trend spotting…we’ve printed quite a few invitations lately on ecru with aubergine ink.  There is just something so classy about it! We’re so happy for all our new brides we just wanted to share a few new items hot off the press.

Here’s a look at a fun New Orleans wedding for two of the sweetest people we’ve met yet!

Can you see all the tiny Fleur-de-lys?

Loving the nod to the second line on the RSVP’s.

A jazz brunch for the night before.

and a custom postage stamp to boot…

Also we never shared our Anemone suite, which, we think, came out gorgeous! This bride was so fun to work with, she had great style and great taste! 

New Letterpress Box Sets and Note Cards.

Another fun announcement. This time we’re doing what we do best and are pleased to launch our new line of letterpress box sets and note cards. We’re so proud of this line and can’t wait to launch more designs in the coming months.  Right now we’ve got a few Thank You cards (boxed and single), a Congratulations card, a Greetings card (boxed and single) and a Thinking of You card. Come shop them this weekend at The Flea or in the shop!

Custom Family Trees

This is an exciting project that we have been cooking up for some time.  Lots of you have requested these and we’re excited that we can finally deliver! Our customizable family trees are here, available as a Pine Tree (for now!) just in time to start thinking about holiday gifts.  Keep checking back as we roll out new designs for the different seasons. 

All images are digitally printed on archival quality paper and are available in a variety of ink colors.  Please allow 4 weeks for design and production.  Please be in touch for holiday delivery no later than December 1st, 2012.  All creatures and names are customizable!
Send me a line if you are interested and we’ll send you our custom order form!

Introducing! New Coordinating Box Set Stationery!

So many things have been cooking up here at Foxy & Winston and we’re so excited to share our newest addition to the shop.  We now have boxed stationery (6 cards) that coordinate with the other signature Foxy & Winston designs. You can now gift our grey feather scarf with matching feather stationery! Or our chartreuse artichoke apron with matching stationery!  You can shop them on the website or etsy.

 

red pear with red envelope

Royal blue tugboats with lake envelopes.

Teal hedgehogs with peacock envelopes.

Grey bunnies with white envelope.

Turquoise feather with pool envelope.

Espresso owls with paper bag envelopes.

Grey elephant with gravel envelopes.

Citron artichoke with chartreuse envelope.

Jess interviews Jane

My turn to interview Jane!  We had such fun last week that we thought you would want to know a little bit more about Janie.  Have a lovely weekend! - Jess

Photograph by Bryan Gardner

Jane Likes:

Firm handshakes

PG Tips Tea

Boiled Egg and Soldiers

Reading about the Mitford Family

Watching Ice Skating and Ribbon Gymnastics

Hotel beds

Perfume

Bird Chatter

Indian Food

Flat Whites and Cheese Scones but ONLY in New Zealand

Click-tastic Khoisan Languages

Glamping

Daniel Craig in a Tuxedo

Historical Fiction

Winnie The Pooh

Andy Goldsworthy

Marmite

Period Drama

The Archers

Beagles

Goeff Lloyd’s Hometime Show

Walkers Cheese & Onion Crisps

Watching YouTube Marathons of Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Shooting Stars

Hearing anything on the subject of Dogging

Desert Island Discs every Sunday

Dr Hauschka face products - my one weakness

Kath & Kim and Outrageous Fortune TV marathons

Going to the beach

Obsessing about Morgellon’s Disease

Squirrels stealing from vending machines

Bronzing Balls

Mary Portas

Laughing Cow Triangles

Jane Dislikes:

Vocal runs

Getting wet sleeves

Skat singing

Interpretive dance

Cilantro

Lady Ga-Ga

Keira Knightly

Competitive Sports

Ironic facial hair

Litter dropping - bones especially

Massage

Public displays of affection

Any exercise that makes one out of breath

Receiving manicures and pedicures

Poor quality hair pieces

Line cutters in Museums

Open mouthed gum chewing

Smelly food on public transport or in the Movies

Drivers who change lanes without indicating.

Favorite part about being the Owner of Foxy & Winston:
Working in Red Hook, getting to take my dog to work, varied fun and interesting clients, being creative for a living and curating my little shop.

Birthday:
10/01/1972. And I’m a Libra.

Favorite color:
Teal

Favorite drink:
Hendricks Gin

Favorite author:
Somerset Maugham

Favorite Illustrator:
Male : Edward Gorey Female:  Lisbeth Zwerger

Favorite designer: Virginia Johnson

Hero: Frank Lloyd Wright

Movies you can watch over and over again:
Billy Liar, Withnail and I, Babe, Dirty Dancing, Murial’s Wedding

TV Shows:
Mad Men, Downton Abbey, Lark Rise to Candleford, Forbrydelsen (The Killing) This is England,

Guilty Pleasure:
Watching Titanic, Storage Wars, Barbara Streisand Movies

Dessert Island Discs: (You must pick 8 tracks and then decide which one you would keep if all but one washed away)

1. Old Cape Cod - Patti Page

2. Going to California - Led Zeppelin

3. Do you really want to hurt me - Culture Club

4. Stayin’ alive - The Bee Gees

5. There is a light that never goes out - The Smiths

6. Slide Away - Oasis

7. Enjoy the silence - Depeche Mode

8. Disco 2000 - Pulp

I’d Keep Zeppelin if the rest washed away…

What Book would you bring with you to said Island?
Hemingway’s a Moveable Feast…oooh and The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter

Death Row Food:
1st course: Fried Calamari
2nd course: Penne a la vodka
3rd course: chocolate covered potato chips

Introducing Foxy & Winston's new Studio Director

I’m thrilled skinny to announce we’ve grown! I’ve recently signed on a new studio director to work beside and I couldn’t be more excited. Introducing, Jessica Vanderberg!

Recently, I sat down with Jess and got to know a little bit more about her.

Jess Likes:

deli/gas station coffee
Connecticut style lobster rolls
extinguishing matches in water
ellipses…
the pacific northwest
new toothpaste containers
hyperbole
binge TV watching
carousels
hotel bars
pretending not to notice celebrities on the street
makeovers
IMDB black holes
hand clapping in songs
three part harmony
Jess Dislikes:
revolving doors
onstage all-star jams (however, this does not include “super-groups” like The Traveling Wilburys or Monsters of Folk)
getting out of the shower
thin apartment walls
the beach
waiting in line
line cutters
altoids
teething babies
glamping or camping or having to sleep outside my own bed for any reason whatsoever 
spicy food
Favorite part about being the Studio Director at Foxy & Winston:
Jess: Aside from working with clients, managing the daily operations of the studio and spending time in Red Hook…our Phil Collins lunch breaks and watching old British TV shows on YouTube really make my job the most fun.
Birthday:
9/7/79.  born: 7 lbs. 9 oz. at 9:34 PM (3+4=7). I’m all 9’s and 7’s. And I’m a Virgo.  
Favorite color:
Pink, definitely Pink
Favorite drink:
lemonade and Bailey’s, though not together.
Favorite author:
Maurice Sendak
Favorite designer:
Jane Buck
Hero:
Jim Henson
Dessert Island Discs: (You must pick 8 tracks and then decide which one you would keep if all but one washed away)
Jess: I think the exercise here is to keep your spirits up - so none of these are necessarily “serious” choices of best songs ever…just a disclaimer. 
What Book would you bring with you to said Island?
Movies you can watch over and over again:
Selena, Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, Almost Famous and The Royal Tennenbaums
TV Shows:
Twin Peaks, Mistresses, Fringe, Parks and Recreation

Guilty Pleasure:
See “movie you can watch over and over again” answers one and two.  Additionally, looking in apartment windows and saying “must be nice”, regardless of what it looks like - no, not creepy at all. And anything starring Michael Fassbender
Death Row Food:
1st course: Poutine 
2nd course: Linguini with Clam Sauce
3rd course: Duck confit with some kind of melty cheese gratin
Dessert: Dark chocolate covered pretzels or sour watermelons
(I think I’ve covered all the food groups).
 
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Come stop in and say hello - Jess is looking forward to meeting you all! 
contact: Jessica@foxyandwinston.com