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Thanks to everyone who voted for Minimalist Celtic Wedding last November/December on Minted. I’m excited to announce that it won in the juried division and Minted will be carrying the design for 2012. Below is the full suite, as well as the three colorways I’m submitting. SOOO excited! celadon | chocolate | buff pool | plum | slate almond | papaya | deep coral

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Tilted Sky is a business by couple Lindsey & Stephen who shoot some pretty awesome wedding filmography for your big day. Lindsey approached us with a seemingly challenging project in that she wanted  the look of a gradient/split-fountain in a very small print area. Easy for flat printing, challenging for letterpress printing. After working long and hard on her files and the concept she was going for, we finally decided to go with the solution to have the gradient sky printed via flat printing on our 110# paper, and then ran it through our presses for the final print run with a light silver ink for their business info. Above and below are two pre-press proofs that we pulled for Lindsey so she could compare the color of the gradient, the value of the line screen clouds (which were hard to photograph …

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It has been such a GREAT week with the shop launch and #letterpressTuesday promotion that I just can’t wrap up the week without another special something for you awesome friends. While we will continue to have the bread and butter of Dingbat Press be mostly letterpress goods, we are dipping into the offset arena for our budget conscious customers (or those on a super tight deadline) and because you have requested it. Throughout 2012 we’ll be unrolling offset baby announcements, more holiday greeting cards and hopefully (fingers crossed) a finished – NEW – collection of offset wedding invitations. These designs will utilize the advantages of offset and 4-color process and hopefully be a place where visions that aren’t suitable for letterpress can be fulfilled with a flat printed option. SO, on with the giveaway! Win a set of 100 offset holiday cards …

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