Ruby Red Antique-Look Menu Cards

27 Nov

You can actually get this charming, antique, mottled printing effect yourself at home.  Here’s how – simply design a layout with a colorful, dark background and white font. Then, print the cards on a textured cardstock, such as luxe cream fino from Paper Source on a color laser printer.  The ink will not fully fill in all the textural nooks and crannies, resulting in this romantic effect.


Read fabulous DC photographer Stephen Gosling‘s post about this romantic winter wedding in Old Town Alexandria right here.

Stephen is not responsible for the rather fuzzy closeup photos of these that I took at my desk, (see above). However, he is responsible for the beautiful shots of the table setting at the wedding that incorporated these menus:

Enhanced by Zemanta

One Response to “Ruby Red Antique-Look Menu Cards”

  1. Desiree M. Mondesir November 27, 2012 at 6:52 am #

    Thanks for referencing my blogpost in your own blog! xx

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


musings on breast cancer, brca, and infertility

All of Me ...and my sons!

Family life, fun and reviews from a single mom and her 3 adventurous sons!

Amy Kaneko Events - Blog


Children's Book Reviews


the goings-on of graham's nursery


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: