Essential Guide on Wedding Invitations Costs & Print Finishes
Comprehensive e-book on ordering your wedding invitation cards that will save you months of planning and half your budget.DOWNLOAD EBOOK
How much do wedding invitations cost?
YOU ARE LIKELY TO PAY 2 TO 3 TIMES THE REAL COMMERCIAL PRINT VALUE OF A CARD, IF IT’S A WEDDING INVITATION.
That’s in compared to any commercial print job with same print specificatins.
CRAZY - RIGHT? NOT ON OUR WATCH
WE ARE EMPOWERING THE BRIDAL COMMUNITY TO NEGOTIATE THEIR INVITATION PRINT PROJECT LIKE A PRO AND AVOID DISAPPOINTING AND COSTLY MISTAKES.
After all, buying high-end print is a one-off endeavor for most people. That’s why we spent 6 months on curating the single most comprehensive wedding stationery printing guide ever created. Two decades of fine-art print know-how compacted into a 20+ page visual e-book, jam-packed with essential facts, identifiable designer pitfalls, and industry-standard ‘cost cheat sheets’ that will save the bridal community weeks of research time and slash their budget in half.
Here are some of the Features you will Discover
Discover the essential print techniques you absolutely must get familiar with. This will cover 80% of the most on-trend print applications in the wedding space.
Our tips, hacks, and a list of questions your designer will NOT want you to ask will ensure you’re in the driving seat and not taken for a ride.
Get familiar with the hidden, real-world cost mechanics and variables that govern quantity based unit prices of each of the mainstream print techniques. Slash your budget in half with our industry-standard ‘print cost cheat sheets’ by avoiding impulsive buying and find out the real costs.
ESSENTIAL PRINT TECHNIQUES
LIKE A PRO
Master the Basics of Print Applications
Learn the simplest way to understand print principles that govern 80% of all wedding print finishes.
Cost mechanics of the ‘Plate Transfer’ print techniques will reveal the untold secrets of why prices can vary from as little as $2.00 to $12.00 per card.
Understand the cost mechanics and the overarching print process
There is one process that dictates 80% of all high-end stationery print price tags.
Deep dive into all the main print finishing components you can’t afford not to be familiar with.
Metallic Hot Foil Stamping
Discover the difference in hot, cold and digital foiling – and why there is only one of these methods that’s truly worthy of your perfect wedding trailer.
Avoid massive disappointments in this artistic print finishing guide, and discover the ‘Ultimate Foil Cost- Savings Trade off’ that will save you $100’s - by simply matching foil with best complimenting print finish.
Why is so letterpress in right now, and what’s the unmistakeable impression it leaves on paper.
Learn all about the process, costs – and what are the similarities and main differences in foil stamping or letterpress? Knowing which press is best combined with print finishes and stocks will save you time, money and will keep your inner bridezilla at bay, as more often than not, this is where things can go wrong.
Debossing, Embossing and Inkless Letterpress – the main differences
This one has been plaguing the wedding community for decades.
Learn about the 3 main press effects with amazing visuals and simple illustrations that will make all the difference in your cards standing out or falling flat. Literally.
Staying uninformed will leave you completely at the mercy of the ever-growing number of self-proclaimed ‘wedding stationery designers’ that floods your Instagram feed.
Your graphic designer may not be fully versed in all the intricacies of print styles and techniques of your choice.
Follow our guide in how to select your perfect designer, and arm yourself with the list of ‘difficult questions your designer will not want you to ask’.
Are all papers created equal?
Most definitely not. Master the virtues of paper, what makes each type special but most importantly how much should they really impact your overall costs?
Learn about the elusive ‘paper type’ so vague that it can literally mean anything, and why this should immediately raise your inner alarms.
Cotton vs Paper
What’s the main difference, and which paper should you combine with which print effect.
Learn whats so special about cotton, and how to mery up your perfect print technique with the stock to achive the best results at optimum outlay.
Pricing Fact Check
Learn about the massive gap in the unit costs pricing and why they vary so much?
Once you come to understand which components matter little or lot in the pricing components, you will learn how to optimise your stationery suite pricing down to the ‘t’.
Industry Price List
Never before released to public, we’ve consolidated a factual price list that will tell you exactly how much you should pay, based on variables such as print finish, paper choice and print quantity.
This will impower you to be able to perfectly gauge how much you should (more importantly should not) pay for your wedding card.