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Hi friends,

I haven’t forgotten about you – its just crazy busy this week with NSS prep and my wonderful clients. We are slightly behind schedule due to some press maintenance that needed to be done so hold tight!

For those of you wondering about the giveaways we did a few weeks back, I’m working on it. I promise I’ll have winners posted soon for both the A6 notes as well as the wedding suite!

xo,
Adrienne

To book or not to book, that has been the question since I started Dingbat Press. 6 long years ago, I couldn’t decide then and I’ve FINALLY made a decision now. In the end there were some options to consider – commission for the shops that will represent Dingbat Press and buy the book – and our pricing structure. Will it create awareness of our brand? Will our retail partners fulfill orders, and if so how many? In the end it wasn’t a matter of choosing to pair with retail brick & mortars around the US – it was a matter of realizing what we might miss if we don’t. I had these books made by my intern last summer (Adam, you ROCK)! After taking bookmaking in college, I knew if I ever did a book, it would be unique, hand-made and …

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I am SLOW on getting around to posting this Christmas – sheesh! These autumn wedding invitations were letterpress printed for Janci and I am so happy with how the over-printing turned out with the maple leaves. Click to see Janci’s RI Proofs and read about her brief. Letterpress Wedding Invitations | Printed on 110# Lettra paper, 2/0 inks. Paired with a 4Bar letterpress RSVP and printed return envelope. Invitation paired with inner and outer envelope combination, inner envelope lined with a letterpress maple leaf pattern.

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These were presented to a bride who was looking for a bright fall wedding suite for her event in October. Option 1: Maple Leaf wedding suite This concept plays off a beautiful photo of a wedding cake with the maple leaves that the client sent over. Seeing that she had mentioned wanting bright colors, we explored oranges and warm coral/red on this option. We were going for elegant with the calligraphy typeface however wanted to explore some unique layouts for this. The inner envelope would be lined with the maple leaves liner, and the outer envelope is the cream, matching the paper stock used for the invites. The inner envelope is in poppy and both envelopes would look beautiful addressed with chocolate ink for her guests. ……………………………………… Option 2: Heart Thumbprint wedding invitations We LOVED the thumbprint heart concept that the client …

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These were custom letterpress baby announcement based off of the little elephant gift tags for sale in the shop. Done as a 2 color print and paired with matching envelopes they were so fun and adorable, I just love doing baby announcements :) Also included in the order were custom thank you notes with baby’s name and the elephant to the side, man I think these are so precious, my poor kids were deprived seeing that I never did announcements for any of them b/c they were all totally unexpected deliveries!

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LaKiesha wanted to order the monogram grad announcements but replace monogram with her school mascot. The great thing about university and the internet is that it’s easy to find a high-resolution .tif of the logo or even better an .eps These were printed with Spruce ink and paired with matching envelopes on 110# paper. A6 (4.5×6″) and customization made these a perfect announcement for completing the task!

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