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Wedding invitation glossary- what does it mean!

Perplexed by perforations? Confused about calligraphy? Baffled by bevelled edges?  Recently engaged and looking for wedding stationery but puzzled by all the choice and terminology? Of course you are! Sometimes it can be so overwhelming but at the same time its so important to know all the options and to get your personality as a couple across as well as incorporate your theme.  Below is a glossary of everything you need to know about with regards to personalising your wedding stationery:    Print/Cut processes and terms:  Blind deboss: A type of printing where text or design is impressed into the paper with no ink.  Image and print: Lost Heritage   Deboss/debossing: To stamp a design into the surface of an...

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Manchester Hall Wedding fair- 2017

We were delighted to showcase our luxurious and latest wedding stationery designs at wedding based app directory the Holybridal wedding fair at boutique wedding venue Manchester Hall based in central Manchester. The halls interiors have been untouched since the 1920's so the character and ambience is classical but with a few modern twist. The remainder of the venue will be used to house three individual top line restaurants, a bar and a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of the Manchester skyline- amazing!  We have launched a new range of laser engraved wedding products including caketoppers and table numbers for your big day. If you are having a rustic style themed wedding then a simple laser engraved wooden disc will be more than...

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Introducing our latest wedding collection.....

Introducing our new ready to order wedding stationery collection.... Consisting of 4 designs to choose from (so far) the collection will include a full range of stationery including coasters, RSVP's, Save the date etc.  Printed using hot foiling and letterpress techniques in-house at our print room on the highest quality materials from industry leaders Foilco, GF Smith and St Cuthberts Mill The designs can be customised to your taste and theme by changing the colours and paper.  Above: Day invitation from the 'Estella Rose' collection  Above: Close up of copper foil detailing on the 'Estella Rose' range  Above: close up of deboss letterpress from the 'Eva' collection Above: the classical gorgeous day invite from the 'Eva' collection Above: Examples from the 'Belle' range...

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Dimitria Jordan X Lost Heritage wedding stationary collection launch

We are thrilled to announce a wedding stationery collaboration between London based wedding stationer Dimitria Jordan and Manchester based letterpress and foiling printers Lost Heritage. Three luxury ready-to-order collections have launched, designed by The Wedding Industry Awards 2017 regional finalist Dimitria. “The collections have their own style and look, ensuring each collection appeals to different couples. Dorchester, for example, is elegant with floral details and script fonts, whereas Skyline is modern and chic, with a subtle foil skyline for gorgeous understated style. Geo : Paris incorporates pretty Parisian style with a classic feel”. Each beautiful collection is printed inhouse at the Lost Heritage studio on their vintage Heidelberg windmill presses, using traditional letterpress techniques and high quality materials from respected...

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