Custom Design: Letterpress Holiday Cards

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Unlike most stationery designers, I steer clear of selling holiday cards this time of year. I design a collection for Minted in the spring and summer, so I like focus on that and try to avoid the holiday chaos of last minute orders and rush printing. However, I have a handful of repeat clients that I make room for during this busy time. Jen is one of those clients, as she always is ready to go, and we are done well before Thanksgiving (dream client!) She found me last year and has a love of letterpress and clean design, so we have turned out to be a great match!

Jen always has clever ideas, from colors to phrases, with photos to match. You can tell she gets a lot of joy out of the process and I love that. She came to me with this sweet phrase and adorable photo of her kids and I got to work on a fun, festive design. At first, I designed everything in red, but she wanted to go non-traditional with a bright turquoise. I love her color choices. Her cards are certain to stand out in the mailbox with those green envelopes!  

Letterpress is such a beautiful printing method and I love the challenge of designing in one color… sometimes, that is all you need! I think the end result is pure magic (pun intended!)

Posted on December 23, 2015 and filed under Holiday, Letterpress.