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History of the wedding invitation

Have you ever wondered why we send out wedding invitations. Of course its an effective way of communicating your big date to your nearest and dearest but its not always been as simply as that.... Originally wedding celebrations were announced by a town crier. This was partly due to the fact that printing presses haven't been invented yet and also as the majority of people were largely illiterate so this was the more effective way to announce a wedding. Whoever heard the announcement were invited to join the festivities unless it was a family who weren't on the best of terms with members of the family who were getting hitched (if only it was that easy nowadays hey!)  Of course...

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Love is in the..... Post!

We all know that when you get married the eye is in the details and that also applies to wedding stationery.  Couples are happy to go above and beyond to make their special day perfect and of course everyone pays attentions to all the small details.  Below are a list of popular romantic places where you can get your wedding invitations mailed from and add a romantic postmark:    Bridal Veil, Portland, Oregon.  Perhaps one of the most romantic and popular places, where soon to be newlyweds can mail their invitations from. Bridal Veil is a small ghost town about 30 mins from Portland, Oregon, USA. It house a small but very busy Post Office which is still alive and...

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Its black and white.....

Sometimes the best things are the most simple. Monochrome design is a great example of this. Black and white for example is versatile, effective and easy to use. Used in the correct way, for example using letterpress and foil techniques, it can be an impressive way to make the print pop from the page. If you use high quality materials and good quality printing the design can speak for itself. Such a straightforward yet striking way to get the message across.  Examples below of black and white print we have had the pleasure of producing range from everything from coasters to business cards to letterheads. High quality print finishes can instantly portray a higher quality standard to your own company...

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Wedding stationery explained......

Congrats on being newly engaged! Hope the wedding planning is going well, so much to think of hey!  Well, even if you say you are having a small do or you are totally going all out there is so much choice out there it can get a little overwhelming.  Hopefully to make life a little simpler we have put together a little guide about wedding stationery and what it means. You don't have to send or have all of these for your big day but if you can't go all out when getting hitched when can you hey?!  It's your day so my advice is to incorporate you and your partners style into the design. A theme is essential and...

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Foilco Multiplicity Manchester event

We were lucky enough to be able to attend the Foilco Multiplicity Event that celebrated 30 years of Foilco.  There were some amazing speaker including friend of Lost Heritage Helen Musselwhite, North and Foreign Policy- all whom were very insightful and gave amazing talks.  The one night event took place at the magnificent Halle St. Peters and was an amazing setting. The obviously foiled limited edition prints that were displayed looked stunning dotted about the venue.  We were also lucky enough to be gifted the foil-tactic book 30 X 30 created in conjunction with Pressision and Studio DBD.  The company had great pleasure working closely with a host of talented creatives over the years and decided that it would be...

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