About The Ess Letter

Touch. Feel. Love.


Our bespoke studio is located in Wellington New Zealand. We create treasured pieces that are tailored for your one of a kind special day. Our work is created by hand, bringing old world charm and romance to paper in a modern way. Our style is understated and refined that makes a subtle statement.

All orders are custom made. Contact us for availability and pricing.


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Meet Sara

From a young age, my type A, left brained, stubborn heart had me practising my handwriting to prepare for a career where I figured penmanship would be extremely important. Little did I know the future was digital, but that didn’t stop me from perfecting my signature or hoarding blank notebooks where I would envision each page filled with perfectly formed sentences.

My background in weddings and events highlighted the importance of the smallest details that made a lasting impression. Guest names written with old fashioned pointed pen and ink on textured handmade paper, double thick cotton invitations sent by mail to ask for your presence, a chilled welcome drink waiting for you to arrive, and a sweet treat on your pillow after a long day of travel. 

From the moment you are engaged, every part of your celebration is marked by loving words, meaningful keepsakes, and sweet moments. Wedding stationery plays a supporting role in helping connect your guests to your special day. Let’s create something beautiful and memorable for the occasion.

Let me know about your wedding plans, how you envision the day, and how you want your guests to feel. From there, together we will plan the details and bring your wedding stationery to life.