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Just when I was thinking the population of amazing Brooklyn-based stationery designers was at capacity, along comes Swiss Cottage Designs. The stationery and print design studio is helmed by the very talented Courtney Jentzen and offers customized wedding stationery, announcements, illustrated posters, business/calling cards, and lots more—seriously, this girl can do it all. I was particularly smitten with the hand-illustrated map (above) that Courtney created as a gift for a bride from her maid of honor. (The couple fell in love in South Boston—the map highlights all the places important to the couple's love story. How freaking cute is that?!)


I also adore the framed custom posters Courtney makes as wedding gifts—The one above was for a couple whose first dance song was "Something" by the Beatles. Definitely click over to the Swiss Cottage Designs blog to see examples of Courtney's wedding invitation designs, too—I love how she incorporates hand-drawn typography and illustrations into her work. —Lauren Matthews, editor, Brides New York

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