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The Smallprint Company

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Luxurious, wedding stationery hand printed on vintage presses using a combination of traditional & modern processes. A pen & ink illustration service is available to complement your bespoke design.
Products and Services
Bespoke Design
Hand Calligraphy
Letterpress Stationery
Physical Shop / Studio
Pocketfold Stationery
Pre-wedding Consultation
Programs / Place Cards / Menus
Recycled Paper Options
Table Plan
Wedding Invitations
Pricing & Costs
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Prices start at
  • £145

Your work is beautiful...
The [invitations] are really beautiful thanks so so much! We absolutely love them :) … Your work [is] beautiful and you were a pleasure ... 
By Ross and Emma on 27th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in March 2017

They look wonderful...
I just wanted to say thank you for the invites. They look wonderful and we are really happy with them!
By Susannah, London on 27th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in March 2017

I will be sure to recommend
The drink mats are prefect!!! Exactly what we envisaged! Thank you so much for working on these. I will be sure to recommend...
By Rachael S on 26th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in January 2014

Would highly recommend!
We loved our bespoke wedding stationary, table names and table plans from The Smallprint Company. Using the traditional printing press m... 
By Julia and Richard on 26th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2016

They are exactly what we had envisioned.
Thanks so much for all your hard work... Absolutely delighted with your advice, communications throughout the process and the final invi... 
By Donna McCaffrey on 26th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in September 2014

Working with Hannah & Chris has been great.
Working with Hannah & Chris at Smallprint has been great. I had looked around for companies making beer mats/ coasters on Etsy for a whi... 
By Anne and Mark on 26th April 2017
A happy couple
Married in April 2015

Full Description
  • Together we work with you to create a truly unique suite of wedding stationery to herald your big day. We are known for producing funky coasters that make perfect Save the Dates, invitations and table decorations. Chris is passionate about his craft and takes huge pride in producing exquisite print. Working with high quality papers and unique design - classic, traditional, quirky or contemporary - we create hand crafted save the dates, invitations, order of services, on the day stationery and thank you cards. We produce individual prints which make the perfect wedding or anniversary gift. We offer finishing services, distinctive illustrations and some digital services. Get in touch to book a complimentary consultation or a free quote - you might be surprised at just how affordable we are!
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Hannah Barker
    Working with couples to create unique and creative stationery for the big day is very special to us and we offer a highly personalised service to achieve the exact results that you are looking for. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 30 and 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • 2-3 Friary St, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1JF, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Derby
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M1 Junction 24
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Derby
    • Travel Notes
    • It's best to search for us in Google maps! Friary St is a cul-de-sac off the inner ring road and close to the centre of Derby. There is some on-street parking and several car parks within a 2-5 minute walk.
    • Nearest Airport
    • East Midlands
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Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Classic, traditional, contemporary or quirky!
What about your business are you most proud of?
As husband and wife, we're very proud to be running a letterpress studio together (and this year sees us celebrating 15 years of marriage)!
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Have a good idea of your budget.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
We get an idea of the style and the budget before proceeding to the design service. We work closely with each couple to achieve the design that they have in mind. Once the design has been approved, we move onto the print process and supply proofs at every stage.
What is the most important piece of stationery for a wedding and why?
The invitation. It sets the tone for the day and gives your guests an idea of what to expect, whether it's camping in a muddy field, dancing in a castle or having a good old shindig in your favourite pub.
What is your best seller?
All designs are unique to the couple. Sometimes previous designs can inform a new design but inevitably designs reflect the personality of the couple and the day that they have planned. Our illustration service is very popular and there's nothing I love more than creating a pen and ink drawing of the venue to adorn the stationery.
What is the most innovative delivery method you have come across?
Our clients can be very creative! The most innovative delivery has to be between an origami crane attached to each invitation and a literary themed suite of bookmarks and bookplates.

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