2013 Spring Colors in Paper – See & Get Them Here First!

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2013’s Hottest Spring Colors – In Paper!

Pantone has released its Spring 2013 Fashion Color Report, a collection of this spring’s ten hottest colors. A polished palette of energizing brights and newfangled neutrals, you can expect to see these colors scattered across runways, streets, and store fronts – now see them in paper!

With the holidays behind us and spring just ahead, we were inspired to turn this fashion forward palette into some spring wedding stationery! See what we’ve whipped up and learn more about the colors below!


invitation made with wild cherry pop-tone paper

Wild Cherry – Pop-Tone

What it Looks Like:
Bold, bright, and simply alluring, Pop-Tone’s Wild Cherry is a classic, cheery red with a smooth, matte finish.

What to Pair it With:
Wild cherry pairs perfectly with basic whites, creams, and blacks, but to punch it up a bit, try a subtle accent of blue or purple.

What it’s Available In:

  • 100 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 70 lb text paper (8 1/2 x 11 only)
  • Envelopes (A1, A7, 6 1/2 Square, A9)

Shop Pop-Tone Paper


program made with curious metallics mandarin paper

Mandarin – Curious Metallics

What it Looks Like:
Striking the perfect balance between fun and fancy, Mandarin is a super saturated orange with a warm golden sheen. This sheet has a lustrous metallic finish that captures the light and the eye with every turn.

What to Pair it With:
This warm shade is surprisingly neutral! Pair with whites, creams, browns, or grays for a sophisticated look, or for a more funky look, complement with accents of cobalt or navy.

What it’s Available In:

  • 111 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 80 lb text (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 111 lb blank cards (popular invitation sizes)

Shop Curious Metallics Paper


invitation made with curious metallics nude paper

Nude – Curious Metallics

What it Looks Like:
Best described as a sparkling pink champagne, nude is a soft shade of pink with a sparkling golden luster. It’s understated elegance at its best.

What to Pair it With:

For a clean and simple look, pair with whites and creams. For more opulence, throw in some gold or deep browns. For high contrast, black really pops – but the beauty of a neutral is that it can be paired with just about anything, so go nuts!

What it’s Available In:

  • 111 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 80 lb text (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 111 lb blank cards (popular invitation sizes)
  • Pockets
  • Old World flap envelopes

invitation made with pop tone lemon drop paper

Lemon Drop – Pop-Tone

What it Looks Like:
Oh so appropriate for spring, Lemon Drop is a bright, vibrant, cheerful shade of yellow with a smooth, matte finish. Think sunshine and dandelions.

What to Pair it With:
Whites, blacks, grays, and browns are a given, but for a fresh and festive spring look, try pairing with shades of raspberry, green, and blue.

What it’s Available In:

  • 100 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 70 lb text paper (8 1/2 x 11 only)
  • Envelopes (A1, A7, 6 1/2 Square, A9)

invitation made with pop tone sour apple paper

Sour Apple – Pop-Tone

What it Looks Like:
Green is a sure sign of spring, especially when it’s as bold and eye-catching as Sour Apple! Like its other Pop-Tone pals, this paper is smooth to the touch – no texture or coating present.

What to Pair it With:
Sour Apple really pops when paired with navy, gray, and tan making for a super modern design.

What it’s Available In:

  • 100 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 70 lb text paper (8 1/2 x 11 only)
  • Envelopes (A1, A7, 6 1/2 Square, A9)

invitation made with stardream lagoon paper

Lagoon – Stardream

What it Looks Like:
Fresh and modern, Stardream Lagoon is a pale blue/green metallic sheet with a slight iridescence. As so appropriately implied by its name, Lagoon is reminiscent of a refreshing sea breeze.

What to Pair it With:
Nautical event? Go with deep blues and grays. Modern event? Contrast with deep plum or black, or complement with a bright green.

What it’s Available In:

  • 105 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 81 lb text paper (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • Blank cards (popular invitation sizes)
  • Pockets & wraps
  • Envelopes

Shop Stardream Metallic Paper


invitation made with so silk glamour green paper

Glamour Green – So Silk

What it Looks Like:
In a word – glamorous. Made with real silk fibers, Glamour Green is luxurious to both the eye and the touch and is a rich, deep teal color.

What to Pair it With:
Surprisingly versatile, Glamour Green looks great with white, gray, and navy and even better with unexpected splashes of color like red, violet, and yellow.

What it’s Available In:

  • 130 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • Blank cards (popular invitation sizes)
  • Envelopes (bulk only)

Shop So Silk Paper


invitation made with stardream vista paper

Vista – Stardream

What it Looks Like:
A metallic, muted shade of blue, Vista is reminiscent of the spring sky. The metallic coating gives this sheet a slight iridescence and subtle sparkle, best seen in the sunlight.

What to Pair it With:
For a sharp, sophisticated look, pair this neutral blue with navy, black, white, or silver.

What it’s Available In:

  • 105 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 81 lb text paper (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • Blank cards (popular invitation sizes)
  • Pockets & wraps
  • Envelopes

invitation made with vice versa pelagus paper

Pelagus – Vice Versa

What it Looks Like:
Vice Versa Pelagus is a deep navy with a distinguished verge, or ribbed texture giving your design great character.

What to Pair it With:
Super neutral, pair Pelagus with just about anything you want! Wild Cherry, Lemon Drop, Vista, Sour Apple. . . you name it! Dress it up, dress it down, the sky’s the limit!

What it’s Available In:

  • 111 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • Blank cards (popular invitation sizes)
  • Pockets (Landscape A7 only)

Shop Vice Versa Paper


invitation made with pop tone grape jelly paper

Grape Jelly – Pop-Tone

What it Looks Like:
Grape jelly is a smooth, matte paper with a vivid purple hue – think lilacs or wisterias turned up a notch or two. It’s springy, youthful, and fun!

What to Pair it With:
Looks great with punches of blue and red, and divine with yellow ,but if you do not want to go color crazy, white black and gray are always a lovely fit!

What it’s Available In:

  • 100 lb cover (standard cut sheet sizes)
  • 70 lb text paper (8 1/2 x 11 only)
  • Pockets and wraps
  • Envelopes (A1, A7, 6 1/2 Square, A9)
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