John Derian is a craftsman of singular art objects for the home, but he’s especially known for his works of fine decoupage. Drawing from his vast personal archive of vintage illustrations and other printed artworks, his paper-embellished designs give the tools of everyday living a touch of beautifully antique charm. Elevate your correspondence and send your guests that same sense of elegance with John Derian’s decoupage-inspired collection of online invitations, announcements, and cards.
Party like it’s the fin de siecle—21st, 20th, or 19th. John Derian’s invitations for dinner parties, cocktail nights, and other diversions bring the sumptuous luxury of times gone by to your festive evening. Invite those bright young things to a Jazz Age-inspired bacchanal with invitations festooned in printed peacock feathers and ethereal Art Nouveau illustrations. Throw a plein air picnic with nature scenes decorated in vintage hand-drawn lepidoptery (that’s the study of butterflies, for the non-Nabokovians) and seashells. Your invitations may promise la Belle Epoque, but our online RSVP tracking and guest messaging lets you keep your party moving with Information Age convenience and efficiency.
For feast days liturgical or secular, John Derian’s holiday invitations let you marry your contemporary traditions to images of more historic yearly celebrations. When mischief is in the air, have a Halloween party with invitations featuring eldritch jack o’ lanterns or skeletal barflies. Celebrate the canonical American dinner party with Thanksgiving invitations featuring illustrated food fit for a Pilgrim’s feast. Have a holiday celebration worthy of Dickens with invitations in traditional holly and pine or invite your cohort to warm up with an invitation of old-time ice skaters on a frozen pond. No matter the season, our online tools let you take a favorite decoupaged design and customize, color, and format your invitation’s wording with the versatility of your own private press.
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