The Cardlab Letterpress Co.
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We offer highly customisable Letterpress printed stationery including; save the dates, invitations, table plans, menus & order of services. Designed and printed in our Buckinghamshire studio.
Products and Services
Physical Shop / Studio
Programs / Place Cards / Menus
Save the Dates / Thank You Notes
Pricing & Costs
- Since 2004 we have been designing and printing Bespoke Letterpress Stationery for life's key events including; Weddings, Birth Announcements, Birthdays & Anniversaries. All of our designs are printed in house on Vintage Letterpresses, and using the finest materials. Our collection includes: • Save the Date Cards • Invitations - Information Cards & Acceptance Cards • Reception Stationery - Table Plans, Order of Services, Menus, Place Cards, Favour Tags, etc • Thank You cards We offer a myriad of finishing touches including; motifs, inks, typefaces, and ribbons, making each order that leaves our print studio unique. We will work with you to create a truly personal, beautifully printed suite of stationery to amaze and excite your guests!
ExperienceYear Business Was Established2004# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50# Of People In Team3Public Liability InsuranceYes
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Location & Contact Details
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Classical elegance with a contemporary twist!
What about your business are you most proud of?
Working with our couples to create bespoke beautifully printed stationery.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Ask for samples & swatches and if possible arrange an appointment with your supplier so you can go through your ideas and see the various options. If it's not possible to arrange a visit in person a telephone consultation is also a great way to talk through your ideas.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
STEP 1: SAMPLES - You can either order a free sample or a £5 inspiration pack. We'll include samples of the designs of your choosing along with swatches & examples to match your colour scheme. STEP 2: CONSULTATION - Once you've received your samples if you have any questions or if you'd like any further swatches or samples just let us know. We can also arrange a consultation either by telephone or at our Buckinghamshire Studio. STEP 3: PROOFING - Once you've decided on the design options, email over your wording and we'll create full colour PDF proofs for your approval. Once you've seen the proofs if you'd like any changes that's no problem, just let us know and we'll amend accordingly. We don't charge for PDF proofs or for making changes to the them. STEP 4: APPROVAL & PRINT - Once you're 100% happy with the design you just need to make payment to confirm approval. We'll then have the printing plates engraved and go to print! STEP 5: DELIVERY - Standard delivery is typically 15 working days from approval of the proofs. We also have a Rush Service (subject to availability), which has a lead-time of 7 working days from approval is £50 extra.
What is the most important piece of stationery for a wedding and why?
The invitations, they set the tone and style for the day and without those there wouldn't be any guests!