Independently Designed. Individually Hand Printed.
Kimberly FitzSimons is a boutique stationery company that specializes in the design of high quality letterpress wedding invitations and correspondence stationery. Our stationery is known for its timeless appeal and simple elegance. We believe in designing with tradition in mind and adding modern touches along the way.
We take pride in offering distinctive stationery printed by one of the finest teams of letterpress printers in the world. Every single piece of stationery is individually and expertly hand printed on vintage presses in Chicago, Illinois.
Our wedding collection is comprised of invitations suites designed by talented independent designers with a classic and clean design aesthetic. We encourage our clients to review and select customization options that complement their styles and the vision they have for their events. We do not succeed until our clients cannot stop looking at the final product we've helped create with them.
We are proud to be selected by many popular wedding sites as a preferred vendor.
Kimberly FitzSimons is the owner and creative director behind the company. She has designed for retail outlets, celebrities and businesses. Her penchant for clean and classic elements influences her design work and is easily recognized throughout her portfolio. She started designing stationery as a creative escape from her former job in financial technology.
Avid wine lovers, Kimberly and her husband, Ryan, developed a wine brand, “One M,” in Sonoma, California. When not exploring new wine regions, they live in the Wrigleyville neighborhood of Chicago with their 1-year old daughter, Maddie. You can follow Kimberly's personal blog here. You can also purchase digitally printed stationery from her collection at Minted.com.
Jessica helps us keep in touch with our beloved clients and followers by assisting with our blog, "Beyond Paper." Her eye for details and all things "classically chic" makes her an ideal partner for our growing team.
A graduate of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Jessica left the corporate world after having her two beautiful children, Dylan and DJ, to pursue a freelance social media career. She has enjoyed fast success working with several startups to help their voice travel in the market via social media outlets such as Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook.
Jess is a freelancer and we can't keep her all to ourselves, so if you are interested in social media assistance for your growing business, you can contact her!
Belletristics is owned by talented designer Sarah Brown. Sarah's love of art and design began at a young age, thanks to a wonderful mother who regularly encouraged art and craft projects. Over the years, this love of the arts continued, until Sarah turned her passion into her livelihood when she started her own design company, Belletristics. Since 2008, she's happily watched her company flourish, and looks forward to continuing to grow her business in the years to come.
Sarah lives in southwest Michigan with her husband Jake, where together they enjoy fixing up their first house and spending time with family and friends.
Palm Papers is a custom design studio named after owner Lauren Chism's love of the beach and her destination wedding, which is how her passion for stationery began. Lauren has a 'less is more' approach to design. Her designs are clean and elegant with a focus on beautiful type and subtle details.
Lauren lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband, Carter, and their spoiled dog, Marley. They enjoy trying local restaurants, biking around their neighborhood lake, and relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine.
Believe Notes is the creative outlet and stationery shop led by New York based designer Jackie Mangiolino. While working full-time in the field of corporate Talent Development and Coaching, Jackie found stationery design to be her true joy and passion. Based on her belief in the importance of handwritten thank notes, she opened Believe Notes in 2010 with just one line of thank you cards. Since then, she has grown her brand to include wedding invitations, stationery, and stamps - all while balancing her professional career in the corporate world.
Jackie resides in Queens, New York, with her husband Mike and their rescue dog Miss Juliet. They enjoy cooking, taking Miss Juliet to the park, and boat rides along the coast of Long Island.
DUNCAN PARK PAPERS
Laura Hankins is the owner/designer behind Duncan Park Papers, a custom design studio with a penchant for lovely paper pieces. With a degree in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois, Laura discovered her true passion for stationery design while working on her own wedding invitations. Her love of illustration and knack for clean and simple type make for sweetly classic designs with a touch of hand drawn whimsy.
Laura currently resides in central Missouri with her husband, James, and their big-eared rescue pup, Rocko. They enjoy relaxing with friends and family, and are beyond excited for the January arrival of their baby girl.