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Print your ketubah on Arches Watercolor Paper

Now Printing Ketubahs on Arches Watercolor Paper!

February 15, 2021

Print your ketubah on Arches Watercolor Paper

A quick but exciting announcement from the studio. By popular demand, we now carry Arches hot press and Arches cold press 140 lb. watercolor paper as a printing option for your “Text Only Ketubah.” After several cups of coffee and much experimentation, we can now print your text directly on this heavy, high-quality, professional-artist-grade paper.

Do you have a watercolor artist in your life who has graciously offered to hand paint you a one-of-a-kind ketubah? Set them up for success by ordering your ketubah text printed on the paper they’re already familiar with.

For those unfamiliar with the intricacies of watercolor art, the Arches hot press watercolor paper has a smoother finish, while the Arches cold press watercolor paper has more texture or ‘tooth’ to it. We always recommend that you ask the artist what their preferences are before selecting the exact paper for your ketubah.

Our Text Only ketubahs can be created in any dimensions you choose. This means that you get to select the overall dimensions of the paper, the shape of the text (rectangle, circle, or square) as well as the size of the text box and the size of the empty border surrounding the text. This is in addition to selecting your ketubah text, number of signature lines, fonts, and more. We will design the ketubah exactly to your specifications. You will also see a full proof of the ketubah before it’s printed and shipped, so there are no surprises.

Happy to answer any questions you might have about the new Arches watercolor paper ketubah printing options! We’re very excited to finally have this option up and running 🙂

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Hello Hello Hello!

January 25, 2021

Hello hello hello!

Hard to believe its been, well, by the looks of it, a solid 10 months, since we last popped into our social media. But 2020! Holy moly. Here at the Ink with Intent studio, I had no choice but to turn inward while we scrambled to help our clients postpone and reimagine their 2020 weddings. I worked from home, and balanced client phone calls with bored and noisy toddlers, all while enduring the stares of a dog who was not getting enough walks. And THEN. And then. Because 2020 wasn’t already crazy enough, we moved my family, studio, and business from Vermont to New Jersey (more on that later). All this to say, 2020 has been a ride, but I’m glad to be back in this space.

It’s hard to believe that a new year is here and that (with the promise of the vaccine) we may get to celebrate weddings in person again soon. I’ve been working with a number of couples who are moving forward with their 2021 plans, even though things may change on us once again. But it feels so nice to be back to drawing, cutting, proofing, and imagining all the weddings to come.

A few quick announcements:

Paper cuts will be back in the shop in the next couple of weeks! If you’ve been waiting patiently, so sorry for the delay. Moving a studio across state lines is tough business, and I didn’t want to overpromise.

Interested in a custom design in 2021? Now’s the time to reach out! I can only take on a limited number of custom projects this spring before going on maternity leave so now would be a great time to begin the conversation.

Happy to be back!

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Thinking about a custom ketubah or certificate? Time’s ticking!

April 30, 2018

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Hi there, friends!

It’s clear from the many empty pots of coffee and endless emails around here that wedding season is officially in full swing. We’ve been hard at work tweaking texts, sending proofs, and obsessively tracking shipments to make sure everything arrives in time. But I wanted to take a quick break from the wonderful buzz of the Ink with Intent studio to make a very special announcement.

Our team will be expanding by one incredibly noisy, adorably cute, and generally unhelpful team member this coming July. That means that I’ll be taking a step back from custom ketubahs and wedding certificates starting this summer so that I can spend some quality time with my rambunctious two year old and itty-bitty newborn.

Luckily, these two incredible women will still be here to run the show. So, if you’re planning to purchase one of my signature designs, this won’t affect you in the slightest! However, if you were toying around with the idea of working one-on-one with me to do a custom ketubah or wedding certificate, now is the time to reach out and get the process started (particularly if you’re getting married this coming summer!) You can always find me at adriana@inkwithintent.com or 608-620-4166.

I’ll likely be back in the studio taking on new clients at the beginning of September.

Hope to hear from you soon!

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Happy Hanukkah from Ink with Intent!

December 22, 2016

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That perfect gift for your parents

October 31, 2016

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Is your family helping you to plan, prep or even pay for your big day? Then you know first hand that finding that perfect thank you gift for your parents or grandparents is no small feat. (Especially, if they’re anything like my folks, they claim to have ‘too much stuff’ already, and that just being part of the day is gift enough.)

Well, Ink with Intent can now help you out of this pickle. Just this week, we’ve begun offering Parent Gift Ketubahs! You can now order a small version of your customized ketubah to give to your parents or grandparents as a wedding keepsake. Or, for a little extra, we can take your ketubah design and add your custom message in place of the ketubah text to create a unique piece of artwork that has particularly special meaning for the ones who raised you.

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If you purchase your Parent Gift before your ketubah ships, then it ships for free! Your Parent Gifts are created using the exact same high-quality process as your ketubah. It’s printed on an archival-quality, acid-free 100% cotton rag paper called Fine Art Bright White. This paper has an extremely bright white coating with a luxurious matte surface that will produce images with bright colors, rich blacks and a matte finish. All giclee prints are made using archival, pigmented inks, which are far superior in quality to those in traditional ink-jet printers. Your artwork will last a lifetime!

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Have you already purchased a ketubah from Ink with Intent? For a limited time, we’re offering free shipping for parent gifts to customers who have already purchased and received their ketubah. Just contact us for the coupon code.

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New! Stretched Canvas Ketubahs and Wedding Certificates

October 24, 2016

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Hey friends!  I am super duper excited to announce the addition of a great new option for couples who are buying a ketubah or wedding certificate from Ink with Intent.  You can now order your fine art ketubah or wedding certificate on pre-stretched canvas!

So, what does that mean?

It means that you can pull your artwork out of the box and hang it directly on your wall, no framing necessary.  It also makes it super easy to display your artwork at your wedding, since you can just prop it up on any old easel instead of needing to purchase a separate frame.

Now, don’t get me wrong, I still love a ketubah or wedding certificate that’s printed on my heavy, buttery fine art paper.  After all, I think there’s something romantic about high-quality paper products.  But stretched canvas might make more sense for you if you don’t want to go through the hassle of having your artwork framed.  It also gives the artwork a cleaner, more minimalist feel that works really well when you tend to decorate in a contemporary style.

If you select this option at checkout, your ketubah or wedding certificate will be printed on an archival-quality, acid-free stretched canvas. The stretched canvas is pre-wired (ready to hang!), 3/4″ deep, the edges are black, and the finish is matte. Both the paper and stretched canvas ketubahs and wedding certificates are giclee prints, which are made using archival-quality, pigmented inks.  These inks are far superior to those in traditional ink-jet printers, so, if cared for properly, your ketubah or wedding certificate will last a lifetime!

Selecting the canvas option will cost you an additional $105.  But given that custom framing for a paper ketubah usually starts at around $200, it may save you money in the end.

If you have any questions about the differences between the fine art paper and the stretched canvas, please don’t hesitate to reach out by phone or email.  We’d be happy to tell you more!

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See you on Instagram?

September 12, 2016

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Guys, I am stupidly, inexcusably late to the social media game.  Not that I don’t like (re: love) spending time on instagram, pinterest, facebook, and twitter.  But at the risk of sounding much older than my 31 years, posting to social media has always kind of intimidated me.  All those beautiful accounts with perfectly-edited photos and perfectly-witty hashtags!  What could I possibly have to add to the conversation?

Well, I’ve finally decided to get over my fears and dip my toes into the pool of social media.  So far, I’ve been having the most fun with instagram, where I’m meeting other artists, gobbling up gorgeous wedding content, and being inspired by some insanely talented photographers.

I’ve been sharing peeks at upcoming ketubah and wedding certificate designs, wedding tips and tricks, and (my favorite) photos from clients showing my work in their stunning weddings!

So, if you’re on instagram, let me know – I’d love to connect with you there.

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An incredible FREE guide for Jewish weddings!

June 5, 2016

Hey there!

Today, I’m celebrating 3 wonderful things.

First, my baby daughter just turned 7 weeks old. Oh how the time flies! The past 7 weeks have been defined by mountains of dirty diapers, groggy midnight feedings, and a sweet fuzzy little head nestled into the crook of my neck. It’s been amazing and exhausting and perfect.

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{ Here’s baby V at 11 days old! }

Second, I’m officially back from maternity leave. Starting this week, I’ll be working part-time doing custom ketubahs and wedding certificates. If you asked to be added to my custom design wait list over the past 2 months, you should have already heard from me. But if not, be sure to get in touch so that we can set up a consultation. Because I’ll only be working part time, I’ll only be taking on 1 custom design project per week. So if you wedding isn’t too far off, we should talk sooner rather than later.

Third, my good friend / colleague Sarah Resnick of Advah Designs has released an incredible free resource for people planning a Jewish Wedding. Seriously, folks, this guide is amazing, and I desperately wish it had been around when I was planning my own wedding a couple of years ago. In her words:

“Not being married by a rabbi, but still want your wedding to feel Jewish? Curious whether the roots of Jewish wedding traditions are consistent with your feminist values? Interested in how other LGBTQ couples transformed their Jewish wedding ceremony? Trying to decide which Jewish rituals to include in your interfaith wedding? Arielle Angel of Ketuv Ketubahs and I created this guide to spark interest in couples who want to engage authentically with Jewish wedding rituals and are looking for a way to get started. It’s meant to be a discussion-starter that you and your partner can get through in a couple of hours: skipping the parts that don’t resonate, and following links to go deeper when you want to know more.”

The best part is that she’s giving away the guide for free. So you would be crazy not to pop on over to her site and download it, like, yesterday.

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That’s it from me! Thanks so much for all your patience while I spent a incredible 7 weeks with baby V 🙂

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Be back soon!

March 8, 2016

Hey there!

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Just wanted to send you a quick note that I’m officially starting my maternity leave 🙂  I’ll be back soon to work with you on custom ketubahs and wedding certificates, illustration projects, and graphic design.  But in the meantime, these two incredibly capable ladies will be holding down the fort.  They’re pros at processing your ketubah and wedding certificate orders, so never fear.

Sara Ann LeHoullier             Sarah Resnick

You can learn more about these two over on my About page.

And if you’d like to be notified as soon as I’m back to accepting custom orders, just shoot us a note and we’ll add you to the list!

I’ll let you know when I’m back in the studio!

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I'm Adriana Saipe, founder of Ink with Intent. I'm a full-time wedding illustrator who specializes in contemporary ketubahs and unique wedding certificates. Learn more.

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