If you’ve spent some time researching all the types of printing available, you’ve no doubt come across the beauty of letterpress printing. Letterpress is one of the oldest forms of printing, is still done largely by hand and printed one card at a time. As we become more and more e-this and i-that, it’s this slow process and tactile quality that gives it such appeal. You’ll know your holding a piece of true artwork when you run your fingers over a letterpressed card as its handsome indentations into the paper reflect the hand nature of the process.
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Anticipate and the ladies at Wedding Chicks know that not all budgets allow for custom design, but who says you can’t have a stylish bash anyway? It might take a bit more elbow grease on your end and some creative sourcing, but good design shouldn’t be exclusive. So…we’ve decided to partner with them to provide a complimentary, printable wedding invitation! Head on over to check it out and stay awhile to visit the wonderful inspiration they have going on!
As a follow-up post, let’s get into the details of how to properly address your guests on that stack of envelopes in front of you. We’re not writing casual correspondence here, so it’s important to stick to etiquette as much as possible. Your guests will certainly appreciate the formality, no matter how casual the affair.
You’ve finished your invitation design and you breathe a sigh of relief—another thing to check off your to-do list. Then it hits you, I have to address all of these envelopes! Even if you choose to have your addresses pre-printed on your envelopes, you’ll still need to format your addresses appropriately. And no matter how off-beat your invitation is, etiquette always reigns supreme when it comes to addressing. Here are some general rules on envelopes and, later, we’ll post how to write out each address.
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