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Custom branded design experiences & paper goodies
for weddings, parties & events

 
 
 

Hi, hello, hey there, bonjour, hola!
 We are Lovely Paper Things

A boutique Hooray & Yay Studio located in Chicago, Illinois! We celebrate unique love stories & super fun days
by creating custom branded design experiences & paper goodies for weddings, parties & events!
Thanks for popping by! We can't wait to meet you - introduce yourself!

  Header & above photo by  Jen Wojcik Photography

Header & above photo by Jen Wojcik Photography

 
 

Lovely, tangible
experiences

Does opening your actual mailbox to find perfect paper goodies announcing upcoming celebrations make your heart flutter with excitement? We SO get that! To hold this little beauty in your hands & enjoy its delicate & thoughtful design - we think that's kinda the best! We embrace the power of tangible design experiences & visual storytelling & we can't wait delight you & your guests! 

 

 
 
 

We love what we do!

We are visual storytellers. We get to know you, learn your story & bring it to life visually through a unique design experience which results in a beautiful, custom brand we weave throughout your wedding, event or party's paper & other tangible goodies!

Check out some of the custom suites we've made!  

  Photo by  Ashley Kelemen  • Styling by  To La Lune

Photo by Ashley Kelemen • Styling by To La Lune

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Why custom?

OUR PROCESS IS BASED ON RELATIONSHIPS
& GROUNDED IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Our wedding suites are 100% custom designed & beautifully branded so that they perfectly tell your love story! Hooray! We truly enjoy getting to know each couple we work with & our process helps us build our relationship with you & get to the heart of your love story! We are trained in visual communication & use those skills to help integrate the little & big details that make your love unique to create a visual story, design experience & brand to celebrate your love! 

Sounds fun right? Learn more on our custom process page

 

You share your story.
We bring it to life.

WE GET TO KNOW YOU!

We take the time to get to know you & your story,
so we can make the perfect goodies to celebrate you!

 

Artfully designed 

WE USE A MIXTURE OF LOVELY TECHNIQUES SUCH AS:

oil, acrylic & watercolor painting, illustration, hand-lettering, calligraphy, mix media art & graphic design

about the design process >

Custom goodies 

TO CREATE THE PERFECT:

save the dates, invitations,  enclosures & packaging, response, detail, hotel, travel & map cards, programs, backdrops, signage, seating charts, day of goodies, guest gifts, thank you notes, special stationery, stamps, ribbons…& so much more!

to the custom goodies >

Perfectly printed 

THAT our AWESOME
FRIEND-VENDORS HELP US:

letterpress print, screen-print, offset print, foil stamp, emboss, laser cut & engrave

more about printing >

Best materials

ON THE FINEST:

paper, wood, leather, fabric, metal, concrete, glass, acrylic & pretty much anything else we dream up together! 

check out these wooden invites! >

Love Notes

Our clients are the SWEETEST! See what they have to say about us!

"...For me, the invitation was one of the most important elements of our wedding. I knew that this would be the first impression that our guests would have of our wedding & she truly exceeded our expectations in every single way, from the entire design process to the finished products. The response to our invitations was incredible. Almost every single person that received our invite reached out to me by text, email or call to say how much they loved them..."

 - Marguerite & Adam

"...I don’t think it would be fair to say that Caroline goes out of her way to make her clients feel extra special - I think that she just naturally CARES about people & her client’s happiness brings her true joy & THAT is what makes every handcrafted piece so amazing. Caroline’s style is so unique & her artistic abilities completely exceeded my expectations. Caroline is a true gem & I can’t wait for another wonderful reason to work with her again!"

- Krystin & Hector

"There aren’t enough compliments in the world I could give to Caroline & her Lovely Paper Things! The only thing better than her wonderful designs is her sweet personality.  Caroline was a delight to work with & did an amazing job in helping us realize our vision for all of our wedding paper goods! She is a true artist & her Lovely Paper Things were a perfect fit for us as a couple & our wedding style & theme! I can’t wait until the time comes when we need more Lovely Paper Things!"

- Kyle & Dustin

Press

We're honored to have some of our favorite projects featured in top print & web publications!

Keep up to date!

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