about inviting

inviting is the letterpress boutique of Ashley, the stationery addict and press-woman, and Trent, the professional designer. With a passion for fine paper, great design, and vintage charm, they run inviting from their south Austin home studio. Each item is printed one-at-a-time by Ashley on their vintage printing press, Vera.

Ashley and Vera have been printing together since 2008. This is Vera in her home, in the private, south Austin studio:

Inviting's letterpress, Vera, in the south Austin studio.

Ashley and Trent have been designing invitations together since 2003. This was just after our courthouse ceremony, April 2019:

We offer several pre-designed wedding/invitation suites or can print your design for you, and will happily look at a screen shot or sketch to offer our opinion of its printability.
You can also view us on TheKnot.com

If you need more corporate stationery we can print your business cards, company stationery & letterhead, social stationery, bookmarks, coasters… the list goes on and on. If we can print it, we will!

Please contact us to discuss your project.

Sign up for Updates

* indicates required


As Seen On


Come and Texas 02.2019
Aspen and Sonder 01.2018
Etsy Dallas 11.2017
Time 02.2015
LaurLovesPink 01.2015
Modern Stationer 11.2014
Annie's Artist Lookbook 11.2014
The Paper Chronicles 11.2014
Burlap and Lace 09.2014
Brooklyn Bride 03.2014
Garden & Gun 02.2014
This Creative Life 12.2013
8balloons 10.2013
This Creative Life 09.2013
Lovestruck Loves 09.2013
Style Me Pretty 09.2013
Charlotte's Fancy 10.2012
Indiespotting 03.2012
Jadite Kate 01.2011
Mighty Girl 12.2010
Pineapple Productions 11.2009