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The Jess Press

#HipNJ’s Lisa Marie Latino spoke with Jessica Giovine, the founder of The Jesspress in Middletown, NJ, to discuss the variety of items that she designs.

From hand lettered pieces, like wood, mirrors, acrylic for weddings, to paper goods such as stationary invitations and menu cards, she does it all! Anything that you would need to bring your entire wedding day together, Jessica can do. And everything is hand lettering, nothing is vinyl or printed, making it more personal.

Jessica’s process when creating these items includes first picking a theme, such as rustic, modern, or classic. From there, she goes through the types of pieces that the couple would want for their big day, whether it’s seating charts, place cards, welcome signs, or programs. She goes step-by-step to make sure that their theme is portrayed on their special day.

Her store is in Middletown, NJ which has been a great location for her to get customers from all around Jersey. Middletown is an up and coming area, located close to Red Bank and the Jersey Shore. She gets clients from South Jersey to North Jersey. She’s worked with brides from Hoboken and even Manhattan! Being in the center of it all, she gets all of Jersey coming her way.

When asked what 2019 brides are gravitating towards Jessica told us, “Acrylic is the biggest trend right now from welcome signs to seating charts.”

Jessica has paired up with some small businesses and works with shops to sell her items and get her branding out there. To find out more about Jessica’s unique designs, you can follow her Instagram or visit her website!

For all things Garden State, make sure to keep checking out HipNewJersey.com.

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Lisa Marie Latino

Lisa Marie Falbo (Latino) is CEO and executive producer of Long Shot Productions, a full-service media production company based in Fairfield, New Jersey. Latino’s career has produced numerous commercial, corporate, and entertainment programs that have taken her throughout the United States as well as Europe. In 2014, Latino co-launched Hip New Jersey a lifestyle program featuring the latest trends around the Garden State. She serves as the television show’s executive producer and host. Hip New Jersey can be seen on HometowneTV, NJ on Air and HipNewJersey.com. Latino has appeared on a wide variety of local television, network cable, and radio shows, including TLC’s Cake Boss, SNY’s Oh Yeah and on WFAN Sports Radio. She also works in-season for the New York Giants Radio Network, and has served as an adjunct broadcasting professor at Seton Hall University. In 2016, Latino added published author to her lofty resume with the release of her debut novel, Ten Years Later. In 2017, “TYL” won Best Fiction at the Independent Authors Book Expo. Latino graduated from Montclair State University in 2006 with a degree in broadcasting and speech communication.

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