UNDERSTANDING PRINT INVITATIONS FOR BUDGET-CONSCIOUS COUPLES
YOUR ESSENTIAL GUIDE
An authority in print invitation techniques, processes, products and costing, Giant Wedding Invitations has complied a comprehensive e-Book for couples who like to be positively informed.
The most up to date source of knowledge for wedding invitation print finishes and pricing tips
Do it once and do it right
It took the team 6 months to curate the most jam-packed comprehensive wedding stationery printing guide for the deserving bridal community.
Enjoy two decades of fine-art printing insight summarised into a 20+ page visual e-book. Favourite pages include cost cheat sheets, designer pitfalls and essential facts.
Get ready to slash your research time and budget in half.
Here are some of the features you will discover:
Essential print Techniques
Get familiar with essential terminology and the ins and outs of the print techniques. This section covers the most on-trend print applications in the wedding stationery industry.
Negotiate your print project like a pro.
Show your designer that you’re driving the project by asking the right questions. You’ll love our useful tips, hacks, and a relevant information.
No more impulsive buying.
Get familiar with the hidden, real-world cost mechanics and variables that govern quantity-based unit prices of each of the mainstream print techniques.
Avoid being taken for a ride.
Master the basics of Print Applications
Learn the lingo and what each of the main print finishes actually look like.
How can prices vary from $2.00 to $12.00?
We will explain using cost mechanics of the ‘Plate Transfer’ print techniques to reveal the common print process unifying all specialty print effects
Foil Stamping … A really hot topic!
Discover the differences between hot, cold and digital foiling – and why there is only one of these methods that’s truly worthy of your perfect wedding trailer.
DON’T SET YOURSELF UP FOR FOIL COLOUR FAILURE.
Foil stamping comes in wide assortment of colours, including a varying degree of gold shades ranging from light, European gold to Asian, dark and richer colours.
Avoid massive disappointments in this artistic print finishing guide and read the ‘Ultimate Foil Cost- Savings Trade off’ that will save you $100’s – by simply matching foil with best complimenting print finish.
Letterpress – the differences and similarities to foil stamping
Why is so letterpress in right now, and what’s the unmistakeable impression it leaves on paper?
OFTEN CONFUSED WITH FOIL STAMPING, DISCOVER THE MAIN DIFFERENCE IN THESE TWO SEEMINGLY SIMILAR EFFECTS.
Most importantly – how do these two print finishes compare price- wise, and why. Learn about the compatible stocks for letterpress, and why there is only one type of stock that will work.
Hint … it’s not paper.
Learn the differences between debossing, embossing and blind (inkless) letterpress
This one has been plaguing the wedding community for decades.
Amazing visuals and simple illustrations will demonstrate the 3 main techniques that could make your dream wedding cards stand out… Literally.
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PERFECT BALANCE.
Keep your inner bridezilla at bay by being clear on the best combination of print finishes and paper stocks. Getting it right the first time will give you the best result all round.
Notice how many ‘wedding stationery designers’ there seem to be? Are they flooding your insta or news feed? Rather than being at their mercy, you will hold the reins and know exactly what to ask and what to expect from your chosen designer.
Print styles, formats, techniques, and embellishments… This is an ARTFORM.
Follow our guide on how to select your perfect designer and arm yourself with the list of ‘difficult questions your designer will not want you to ask’.
Let’s Talk Paper
Learn about the virtues of paper, what makes each type special but most importantly how much do they really impact the costs?
Sometimes the term ‘paper type’ is so vague that it can literally mean anything. When to be wary, and when to feel satisfied with the card stock you are selecting for your dream wedding stationery.
ACHIEVE THE OPTIMUM OUTLAY
This is what it is all about. The perfect mix of quality techniques with complimentary paper.
Pricing & Budget-Savvy Fact Check
The piece de resistance of our e-book.
Work your stationery suite pricing down to the ‘t’. By understanding the gap between unit costs and quantities, you can decide which components truly matter to you and what you are comfortable spending.
Insider Industry Price List
Never before released – a factual price list that will tell you exactly how much you should pay, based on key variables such as print finish, paper choice and quantity.
A perfect comparison tool to arm yourself with as you negotiate with designers.
Download your copy and start understanding print invitations now!