January 25, 2016
The Irvington Wedding Suite

Another great addition to our Classic Collection of wedding invites!

The Irvington wedding suite is foil stamped in copper and complimented with a wood grain pattern.

The wood grain is printed with letterpress - blind (without ink) - to add texture to the design without distracting from the copper foil.

The invite is paired with our custom oversized envelopes and lined with a green shimmer paper.

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Irvington Wedding Suite - Invite + Liner


January 18, 2016
The Vander Business Card Design

Its monday and time to get back to work! The start of the week is the perfect time to announce our newest business card design - Vander.

This design is part of our new business card collection (link) and it looks good no matter how your print it.

These were printed in three shades of foil (pearl, silver, and black) with matching paper stock.

We can't wait to release more of these designs but with wedding season in full swing you might just have to wait until next week!

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Vander Business Card Collection - Foil Options - Pearl, Silver, and Black Foil

January 12, 2016
Pantone® 2016 Color of The Year


This isn't just another post about the Pantone® 2016 Color of the Year - Rose Quartz + Serenity.

We're discussing some of the new trends we're forecasting this year and the best paper options to compliment Pantone's color trend.

Arturo Pale Pink and Pale Blue are the perfect match to Rose Quartz and Serenity.

The paper line comes in a 2 shades of white and 6 different colors along with text weight and envelope options.

See the full post for samples of the newest trends and more details about Arturo paper.

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Pantone 2016 Color of the Year - Rose Quartz + Serenity (more…)

January 11, 2016
The Bedford Wedding Suite

Wedding season is here! Did you get engaged? If so you're part of 43% of couples that get engaged from November to Januaury.

We continue the Classic Collection features with the Bedford Suite for all of the newly engaged couples.

This suite is unique with the letterpress printed border, shown here in solid black. 

The border highlights the minimal design and the larger size of our oversized invitations + envelopes.

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The Bedford Suite


December 11, 2015
The Larchmont Wedding Suite

Larchmont is the newest addition to our classic collection and its also the first one of the new designs that was designed as a wide (landscape) invite.

The point of the classic collection was to emphasive the paper and printing.

Bright and colorful invitations (what we're known for) are amazing but its not the right fit for every event.

This suite in particular was printed in all black to demonstrate the beauty of a one-color letterpress invitation. 

Pairing the invite with a patterned liner is another great way to elevate the look of your wedding invitations.

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Larchmont Wedding Suite


December 10, 2015
Introducing Holiday Foil Frames

Christmas is drawing near and you forgot about sending out those Holiday Greeting cards didn't you?

Don't worry! Everyone has long Holiday to do lists (especially Santa)  and sometimes there just isn't enough time for holiday cards.

So we're introducing Holiday Foil Frames, a quick way to add some shine to your holiday card or photos.

The frames are available in four patterns - christmas sweater, vine, dots, and holly berry.

See what a finished card looks like with a photo and letterpress greeting.

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Holiday Foil Frames - Magnesium Plate


December 7, 2015
Joy to the World Holiday Card

The Holidays are here! Tonight is the second night of Hanukkah and there are only 17 days until Christmas.

There's still time to finalize your holiday cards if you haven't yet.

As the holidays draw closer, we're reflecting on Christmas / Holiday cards past.

This custom holiday card was hand illustrated, foil stamped in gold, and backed with a photo. 

The cards were paired with a kraft envelope with a foil liner (gold) and foil return address (red).

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Harrys 2014 Holiday Card - Back

December 6, 2015
Corporate Holiday Cards for Pernod Absinthe

Today we're sharing a custom holiday card we printed for Pernod Absinthe.

These cards feature a hand lettered design and a beautifully illustrated cover.

It's always interesting to see the variety of styles for holiday cards.

The cards are printed on Crane's Lettra - the 100% cotton paper allows for a deep impression for the multicolor design.

Holiday cards are a great way to reach out to old customers or to say thank you to existing ones.

While the message of a corporate card should be consistent with your branding, you can always have fun with them!

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Pernod Holiday Card - Front


December 4, 2015
Introducing the Business Card Collection!

It's Friday! This week blew by - it started with a mile long to do list as we work through the holiday madness and is ending on great note as we share some exciting news ...

The business card collection is something we've talked about for a while and I'm happy to say it's finally here.

The first style we're releasing is Bouchard - shown here in different ink and foil options. The polka dot pattern (especially in foil) adds a rich texture to the card.

These designs can also be flat printed so there are lots of options for customizing.

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Michelle Bouchard - Business Card Collection - New Design (more…)

November 30, 2015
Letterpress Business Cards for Cyber Monday

If you subscribe to our newsletter you got an early heads up on this deal - which is why you should subscribe now.

For the rest of our blog readers, we're extending this deal through Cyber Monday (November 30th 11:59pm).

What's the deal?

250 letterpress business cards for ONLY $90!!

That's one kickass letterpress business card sale - read the full post for more details. Happy Holidays!

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday Letterpress Special (more…)

November 25, 2015
How to Customize Your Holiday Cards

A few weeks ago we announced the new 2015 Holiday Collection (Foil Filled Holiday Cards).

The day before Thanksgiving is the perfect time to share the best ways to customize them.

Whether its a custom message, mounted photo, or address seal there are lots of way to make your holiday cards unique.

We all get wrapped up with family, cooking, and shopping, so we're also offering guest addressing. Send us your mailing list and we'll print it in full color or white ink.

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Oh What Fun (more…)

November 20, 2015
The Greenburgh Wedding Suite

Holidays are always a busy time for the studio but we're still working on new designs getting ready for the 2016 Wedding Season.

This suite, the Greenburgh, has a kiss of rose gold foil on the invite, can you spot it?

The monogram is shown in an engraved font which always letterpress prints beautifully.

The invite is complimented by the liner - shown here with a diagonal stripe that was flat printed in black.

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The Greenburgh Wedding Suite - Foil Closeup


November 16, 2015
#BackToBusiness: Alberto Alvarez

Its Monday and time to get #BackToBusiness. Today we take a look at business cards we recently designed for Alberto Alvarez of Fine Edge Flyers.

Fine Edge Flyers is a private transportation company that offers flight training and flight services in NY.

Their primary logo color is blue but we couldn't resist putting some shiny silver on the card to glitz it up.

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Alberto Alvarez Front and Back (more…)

November 14, 2015
#PaperNerd – Colorplan Paper

It's no secret, we loooove paper. For us, printing is as much about the paper as it is the design. 

White paper is cool, but who can resist a collection of nearly 50 colors - its the paper equivalent of a double rainbow. This is the first post in a new series we've dubbed #PaperNerd.

We've been big fans of Colorplan paper for over 10 years and its why we stock all of the colors. 

The paper has a great texture which is something that compliments letterpress and foil stamping perfectly.

Read more about the stock options, envelopes, printing options, and some recent projects we've done with the paper in the full post.

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Colorplan Paper Swatch Book (more…)

November 6, 2015
Harry’s First Birthday Party

Harry's 1st birthday party was a blast! We posted his invitations a few weeks back (Harry's First Birthday Invitations) but haven't had a chance until now to get all the photos together from the party.

We printed some fun things for his party - including a custom photo sleeve to hold polaroids and a foil sticker for the favors (animal shortbreads - YUM!).

But a party isn't about the favors, its about family and friends coming together to celebrate Harrison's 1st Birthday! 

There were a lot of fun details including the flowers, a piñata, games, polaroids, animal cookies, and more.

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Giraffe (more…)

November 3, 2015
Custom Foil Ornament Cards

Continuing with our Holiday posts, this custom ornament card we printed is a gorgeous mix of foil and flat printing.

The ornament design uses the same die shape from our standard holiday ornaments but adds a custom foil backing in a bright red cover stock.

Each ornament was tied with a metallic gold ribbon (1/4") that you can use to hang it on a christmas tree, shelf, or fridge.

The holiday ornaments can be customized with a family photo and a special message on the back. 

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Foil + Diecut Holiday Ornament Greeting Card (more…)

November 2, 2015
The Elmsford Wedding Suite

Numéro quatre in our Classic Collection!

This suite is printed entirely in gold foil, giving it such a regal look.

Say 'I' if you like monograms! The wedding monogram mixes the bride and groom's initials in a hand drawn script. Calligraphy is such a special touch to include in your invitation.

Just like the Yorktown wedding suite, this invitation uses our large polka dot foil liner to match with the oversized design. 

To find out more about foil stamping options and custom monograms, see the full post for details!

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Elmsford Wedding Suite

October 28, 2015
Candy Land Mitzvah Suite

When we set out to work on this Mitzvah invitation for a D.C. family, we had no clue it would turn into such a big project.

The celebration was planned with a Candy Land theme, so bright colors were a must and we ended up layering a lot of different colors + textures to bring the concept to life.

The invitation set included a custom pocket folder, a tiered invite, several inserts (party / stay / rsvp / join), and coordinating envelopes (outer + reply) with liners.

Each pocket also had a three color letterpress seal that continued the candy theme and color motif.

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Candy Land Mitzvah Invitation - Entire Suite + Custom Pocket

October 26, 2015
A Patchogue Print Shop

Last week a friend tipped us off to a print shop that was closing around the corner so we dropped by to take a look. 

No matter how many of these 'picks' we go on, it always surprises me to find them in our backyard.

The equipment was last used 5 years ago but everything was in pristine condition.

Among the presses available - a Kelly B, an ATF Little Giant, vintage Baumfolder, Galley Proof Press, and a Linotype. 

The full post has more details about the shop and equipment for sale.

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A Patchogue Printshop - Vintage St. Liberata Broadside (more…)

October 24, 2015
The Mount Vernon Wedding Suite

Today we're releasing the newest addition to our Classic Collection - The Mount Vernon Suite.

The simple styling of this suite is paired with black letterpress and a touch of silver foil for the bride + groom's names.

For the envelope liner, we matched the classic design with our large striped liner pattern - flat printed in rich black. Our oversized envelopes are larger than a standard A9.

Our invitations can be customized from the ink/foil colors to the layout and fonts. Read the full post to find out more about making this design unique to your wedding.

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Mount Vernon Suite - Silver Foil + Black Letterpress

October 23, 2015
Illume Retreat Foil Notebooks

Happy Friday! I never know where the week goes, it just flies by.

We recently printed these custom notebooks for the Illume Retreat and next week is the big launch day.

The retreat is from October 26th to the 28th at the Travaasa Experiential Spa in Austin, TX.

These notebooks have a copper foil cover and were saddle stitched with 40 blank pages - perfect to fill with notes and doodles from the retreat.

We used Lettra cover and text weight to give the notebooks a luxury feel - there's nothing quite like cotton paper!

Read all about the printing and finishing in the full post.

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Illume Retreat - Custom Copper Foil Notebooks - Entire Set

October 19, 2015
The Yorktown Wedding Suite

Today's feature is the latest invitation suite we're adding to the collection - The Yorktown Suite!

As part of the Classic Collection, the simplistic beauty of the design speaks for itself.

The light ink color and bright foil add a fresh touch to the classic design. 

The foil on the invitation is paired with our small dots liner in gold foil too!

All of our Classic Collection invites are available oversized with our new larger envelopes. 

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Yorktown Wedding Suite - Classic Wedding Collection - Liner + Invite Closeup

October 17, 2015
The 2015 Holiday Collection – Part 2

Just as promised from yesterday's post (Foil Filled Holidays), here are the newest additions to our 2015 Holiday Collection!

This batch boasts bright colors, clean layouts, and of course beautiful foil!

Impress your neighbors with these uniquely fun designs. Each card is paired with a foil lined envelope.

These designs will be available online in the shop as stock greeting cards or you can customize them with a personal greeting or photo.

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(Pink) Folded Holiday Card - Oh What Fun in Gold Foil


October 16, 2015
Foil Filled Holiday Cards

Today, we're releasing two new designs as part of our 2015 Holiday Collection.

The folded cards feature bright colors, modern designs, and best of all foil liners!

Send your season's greetings with a sense of elegance and sophistication. Our holiday cards are made from premium paper and envelopes.

Looking to customize our designs? We can print a personal message on the card, address your envelopes, or mount a photo on the inside.

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Bright Red Folded Holiday Card - Merry Happy in White Foil

October 15, 2015
Best of Long Island

The 2016 Nominee's are in and we're proud to announce that you can vote for us now in the Wedding Section.  

We owe a big thank you to our customer's for nominating us! 

Voting is open through Dec. 15th, there are loads of categories but you'll find us in the Wedding section under Favors / Invitations.

You can vote once a day ;) , every vote counts. We appreciate the love!

Bethpage Best of L.I. 2016 - Vote for Dolce Press - Wedding Invitations (more…)

October 8, 2015
The Scarsdale Wedding Suite

A few weeks ago we announced the release of our new Classic Weddings collection on instagram.

The new wedding invitation suites mix classic designs with clean typography and a touch of flair with foil stamping.

This invitation - Scarsdale - keeps it classy with black letterpress + gold foil. 

The Classic Collection is available oversized with our new larger envelopes. The black and white striped liner looks great in them.

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The Scarsdale Wedding Suite - gold foil + black letterpress closeup

October 5, 2015
Holiday Photo Ornaments

This holiday, surprise your loved ones with our Duplexed + Die Cut Photo Ornaments!

We have added these fun shaped pieces to our Holiday Photo Card Collection - they're sure to make a hit this holiday season.

We currently carry two shapes, a round ornament and snowflake. Each comes with a ribbon to hang and tie right onto your christmas tree!

You can customize them with a photo on one side. Our special holiday designs warm the spirit with a mix of hand lettering and clean typography.

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Holiday Ornaments - Baby Winter Wonderland Snowflake (more…)

October 1, 2015
Harry’s First Birthday Invitations

Its 1st Birthday time! We were so excited to get to work on these invitations for Harrison's first birthday.

The design started with the font - Core Circus - a layered type family that's one of our favorites. See the full post for more information about the different styles and effects you can achieve with it.

Our color palette was Navy + Gold and we wanted to mix matte and shine finishes with letterpress and foil.

The suite included an oversized invite, reply card, and custom envelopes. 

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Harrison's First Birthday Invite - Custom Envelope + Invite + Reply Card

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