About Me

Meet Fran

Hello there! Welcome to my invitation and papery studio, Invitations by R Squared!

IMG_1345 editedCongratulations is in order because if you are here it is probably because you are at the beginning stages of planning your wedding day and are looking for your perfect wedding invitation suite. I am so happy you stopped by because this is where you can custom design your wedding invitations or personalize one of our pre-designed wedding invitations as much or as little as you want for your wedding day stationery.

In 2013, I went to the NSS (National Stationery Show) in NYC and that is where I fell in love with all things paper. I swooned for two days!!  I returned home not exactly sure how to add stationery designer to my already thriving jewelry business, but I had caught the bug and there was no turning back… I jumped right into my new endeavor by seeking out professional training at The Stationery Academy in Dallas, Texas.  I learned so much and became even more excited to follow my new passion after interacting with this amazing group of stationery and invitation designers. I haven’t looked back since!

I specialize in all things wedding stationery be it traditional, theme-based and destination wedding invitations. From beautiful sandy beaches to the bright lights of Vegas to a down-home western affair, our design team works with you to create the perfect invitation for your special day.  Since weddings are so much fun, we’ve decided not to stop there.  I am excited to soon offer baby showers invitations and birth announcements.

I want to help you create invitations you will swoon over. Your wedding invitations will set the stage for what your guests should expect on your wedding day, it is the first impression and can say so much about the look and feel of your big day. I love LOVE and I put my heart into designing invitations that have a unique flair for all kinds of brides. Whether you are a traditional or non-traditional bride I am passionate about making your invitations exactly the way you want them using good type (fonts), pretty colors and yummy paper. If you don’t see it, just ask or just come say hello at: hello@invitationsbyrsquared.com

The Design Studio

Invitations by R Squared was established in November 2013. We are a stationery design studio offering exquisitely fashioned custom and pre-designed paper goods with an emphasis on wedding invitation designs. We are a Florida based design studio and are thrilled to work with clients from around the globe. We believe in love, celebrating that love and we believe in happy beginnings for all those new and exciting moments leading up to your wedding day. Telling your story with style and purpose is our goal when creating your wedding day stationery. We value you and the faith that you put into our hands to make one of the most important pieces of your wedding day come alive. Our goal is to walk you through the design process step by step, from beginning to end or in your case from beginning to new beginning.

Fun Facts

  • When I’m not designing day of wedding stationery or printing & packaging orders, I spend time with my son and husband, cooking, traveling and spending time outside playing soccer, tag or riding our bikes.
  • I grew up on Long Island, New York. Love the cold but live in the south.
  • I’m obsessed with design whether invitations or jewelry design anything really I can do with my hands.
  • I’m a paper lover and I never met a color I didn’t like.
  • I’m an Italian-American and consider myself a foodie.
  • I spend my free time pouring over fonts and textures.
  • I love LOVE and will forever be grateful for so many brides having faith in my work and designs.

I want to help you design the perfect wedding day stationery.  Once we get your design down for your invitations you will see most of your other wedding planning duties falls into place! While your wedding invitations are just one aspect of your wedding planning it is one of the most important as it sets things in stone per se. (wedding venue, date and time).

I’ll help you get through the design process, proof process and before you know it your invitations will be going to production, then to printing and lastly we will print, package and ship your wedding invitations.

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Invitations by RSquared is located in sunny Lakewood Ranch, Florida. We proudly work with delighted clients worldwide.