"My love for picturesque landscapes, handsome architecture, and fine art are forms that genuinely inspire me and define my design aesthetic.  From hand-drawn wedding venues to hand-painted florals and botanical line art, creating these artful pieces are so enjoyable and nostalgic.  It simply feels natural and authentic".

established 2009

- Diane Holdsambeck - 
(Stationer, President)

We are very passionate about our work and love getting to know our sweet couples.  Getting to know you is an important part of our Creative Process because our passion is to design meaningful stationery.

We genuinely love every aspect of a project, from client consultation to individually handling & crafting each artful piece.  Yes, each piece is individually crafted in our studio from start to finish!  We are a full-service stationery studio, so everything is done in-house.  From graphic design, custom artwork, calligraphy, to assembly, and digital printing.  Our ability to professionally handle all aspects of design, allows for great attention to detail.  We take on a limited number of custom projects per year to ensure every project gets our full attention to detail.  Note, your wedding paper is in good hands! 

designed with passion & crafted with care

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INVEST

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1- PRINTING: Digital, Letterpress, and Foil printing.

2- CUSTOM DESIGN & SEMI-CUSTOM offerings  

3- ENVELOPE ADDRESSING: Calligraphy, Printed, Hand Lettering/Brush Lettering, and unique Address Labels.

4- ENVELOPE LINERS: Liners are a great way to add color, texture, artistry, and personalization.  

5-CUSTOM ARTWORK: Watercolor, Illustration, Wedding Monograms, Hand-Painted Aisle Runners, and Signage.  All our monograms are hand-drawn and/or hand-painted.

6-POSTAGE OPTIONS: We can design custom stamps or curate a set of vintage or USPS stamps!

7-WAX SEAL OPTIONS: We can design a custom wax seal or choose from one of our available options from our personal vintage collection!

8- FULFILLMENT SERVICES: "White Glove Service".  Let us handle EVERY tedious task. Relax and be worry free! We will address, assemble, stuff, seal, and mail your invitations!

9- MAP CARD DESIGN: Map cards are beautiful, artful pieces that are functional and informative.

10-COLLECTIONS: In a Collection, all pieces are cohesive in theme, style, color, & type face. Typically, we design 8 items in a Collection: Save The Date, Wedding Invitation, Program, Menu, Place Card, Escort Card, Thank You, and Table Number.

OUR SERVICES

What is Custom?  How much is a Custom Design?
Custom means we design one-of-a-kind stationery that is original and unique to your personal style and your event details. We have a project minimum of $3,500 for custom projects.

What is Semi-Custom?
All our designs shown in our Portfolio are considered Semi-Custom because it's a pre-existing design that we can personalize to fit your style and needs.  We can modify colors, type face, wording, and add/eliminate fine details. 

Do you have a storefront and are you available to meet?
We do not have a storefront.  Yes, I am available to meet local clients in the Fairhope, Alabama and surrounding areas. 

I love one of your digitally printed suites on handmade paper but would like it letter-pressed on Lettra paper.  Is this possible?
Yes!  We can print on any paper type and in any print method.

What is the average turnaround time for a Semi-Custom order?
If you are ordering from our semi-custom line (digital printing on cover stock), then typical turnaround is 14 business days from the date you approve the digital proofs.  Note: Fine details, other print methods and specific paper types will all incur longer turnaround times. 

What is the average turnaround time for a Custom order?
Turnaround and timelines vary per project. It's best to allow for as much time as possible.  Please contact us to inquire.

What is a Collection?
A Collection is a cohesive set of stationery pieces that match in theme, color, style, and type face. A Collection typically includes save the date, wedding invitation, program, menu, place card, escort card, table number, and thank you note card. 

Do you design napkins, cups, and koozies?
Yes!  We design matching party-ware items.

Do you sell digital files?
We do not sell digital files. Our business & passion is to provide you with a finished product. Printed paper goods. 

FAQs

Custom Art/Custom Design:
All custom art/custom design created by My Lady Dye is property of My Lady Dye and may be used for portfolio or marketing purposes.
My Lady Dye has the right to re-use or add the custom art/custom design to their semi-custom offerings for re-sale to future clients.

Handmade Goods:
The beauty of handmade products resides within each handmade item. Each item is similar but not identical & may have imperfections. These imperfections are valued as unique character.

Payment:
Final payment must be completed & processed before we can ship your order.

Returns:
No returns, no exchanges & no refunds, due to the fact that all items are customized and handcrafted. Deposits are also non-refundable.

Shipping:
All orders are shipped via United States Postal Service (USPS) or FedEx with tracking number and insurance. Once an order is shipped, we are no longer responsible for its handling. We are not responsible for any lost, missing, delayed, or damaged products incurred during shipment.

Copyrights:
All documents, digital files, products, images, styling, and lettering designed/presented/proposed & provided by My Lady Dye during the Creative Process, are copyright and intellectual property of My Lady Dye Inc. 2019.

All documents, digital files, products, images, styling, and lettering designed/presented/proposed & provided by My Lady Dye on this website, are copyright and intellectual property of My Lady Dye Inc. 2019.

All documents, digital files, products, images, styling, and lettering may not be used for personal use, reproduction, creation of derivative works, or otherwise.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Diane Holdsambeck is a talented Stationer with a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture.  She has 10 years of experience designing fine art wedding invitations.  Her knowledge and expertise in digital printing on fine papers allows for unlimited design possibilities.  Her eye for beautiful color combinations and pairing of fine details is exceptional.  She is grateful that she can continue to use & apply her BLA skills and experience in her passion for wedding paper.  Map cards and venue illustrations are her personal favorite.  She loves the beauty of modern calligraphy and walnut ink is her favorite.  She handles all aspects of the business from design, to client correspondence, to marketing, and everything in-between.

Diane loves family time with her husband and 3 children (ages 4, 5, and 7).  Cherishes her friends & family.  Favorite TV series/shows are "Stranger Things" and "Songland".  Favorite foods are sushi, porterhouse steak, crab, and Vietnamese.  Loves sports and draft beers.  She is a true believer in "everything happens for a reason".

Photo by Hannah Roberts Photography

Stationer

Meet Diane

fun facts:

1 - The business name "My Lady Dye" was inspired by the nickname "Lady Dye".  Diane's high school track coach, Mr. Crawford, would call her by this nickname.

2 - Diane was a student-athlete at Clemson University.  She competed on the Cross Country and Track & Field teams.

3 - Diane's previous profession was a Landscape Designer.  Post-graduation, she worked 5 years at a large interdisciplinary firm designing landscapes, rendering master plans, land planning for large scale residential and commercial projects, and drawing architectural elevations.

4 - Our first Intern was in Spring of 2019.  Lauren is an exceptional individual and a student-athlete at The University of South Alabama.  This Fall she is a senior.

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