What are my payment options?
We accept checks, credit cards, cash and interesting barter.
Yes, we require a 50% deposit before we begin work (designing and/or printing. Final payment due upon delivery of your completed suite.
Yes. We offer in-house modern calligraphy/handlettering, and digital envelope addressing with a trusted local digital partner. We also contract with a number of local calligraphers who specialize in various formal styles.
The standard practice is for your suites to arrive unassembled. However, we do offer assembly for an additional fee; this involves ordering postage for your RSVP return envelopes, and if we are stuffing the suites into the outer envelopes, we will also need to handle the addressing of your envelopes (we offer digital addressing, casual calligraphy/handlettering, and [...]
Rush orders are accepted based on availability and the requirements of the project and may entail rush fees of 15-50% depending on circumstances. Please call to discuss specifics.
Typically, you want your invitations in the post 6 – 8 weeks before the big day. For Save the Dates, the recommended window for mailing is 6-12 months before the event.
Letterpress printing is the original printing technology, and is done by inking a raised (relief) surface and pressing it into the paper. This produces a debossed indent in the paper as a side effect of applying the ink, which is unique to this printing process. Foil stamping is a letterpress process that uses heat to fuse metallic [...]
That’s called blind debossing and we love it! The deboss is a distinguishing feature of letterpress printing. A blind deboss prints your artwork without ink (or sometimes with transparent ink, which is not truly blind but almost the same effect) so it leaves a subtle, yet tangible impression in the paper. The effect is more successful with [...]
While we have an astute eye for detail, our focus will be on getting your design just right. It is your responsibility to carefully review your proofs for errors, including spelling, layout, color assignments, dates and times, accuracy of directions, etc. Please be sure to cross your t’s, dot your i’s and very thoroughly read your final [...]
Due to the extensive set up each time we print, all proofs are emailed to you as PDFs. If you are ordering one of our customizeable designs, you can purchase a sample of a previously printed version of that design (without your customizations). If you’re local, we highly recommend a press check, both because it is exciting [...]