A little ink on hand set type, a little debossing, and a seasonal ribbon make a card into an ornament.

A little ink on hand set type, a little debossing, and a seasonal ribbon make a card into an ornament.

 

Holiday card printing

Creative letterpress workshop

MAKE YOUR HOLIDAY CARDS stand out in the crowd by designing and printing them yourself, via letterpress of course. You have access to anything in Lead Graffiti's large collection of type, dingbats, borders and themed wooden images. Whether you go classic or opt for clever, sending these cards will be a memorable experience for you and a keepsake for everyone on your mailing list.

For everyone of us who has said they'd like to quit Facebook or Twitter, this gives you the opportunity to make a stand. Sending cards (to young and old) is a nice reminder of how how great it is to get a little surprise in the mail. Checking email doesn't quite have the rush of opening an envelope does it?

Make it a party with old friends or join a group to make new ones and focus on a special holiday. Print 30 cards (envelopes included) in up to 2 colors, blank inside. Everything is pre-cut and scored for folding so you can take them with you before the ink is dry.

Good to know

  • For 2 to 8 people, age 14 and better
  • $120 each
  • 7 hours or so plus lunch
  • For your workshop, wear comfy shoes (our concrete floor is hard) and work clothes (you will get dirty). Dress for the weather—we are not air-conditioned, and in winter the heat rises to the ceiling 20 feet up.
  • Lead Graffiti supplies all tools and materials. Be sure to bring questions, your camera, and a notebook to record your process.

Whether it's Christmas / New Years, Valentines Day, Cinco de Mayo or Thank you cards, we're happy to help your group celebrate with a batch-of-cards-workshop on request.

A few favorites

Below are some samples to get your creative holiday wheels spinning. For clubs and similar groups we offer a postcard option that is gang printed (multiple cards printed on a single sheet at one time). 

Blue and silver coordinated this group's holiday cards.

Blue and silver coordinated this group's holiday cards.

The heart always wins this game.

The heart always wins this game.

Sometimes the simplest message is the most heartfelt.

Sometimes the simplest message is the most heartfelt.

This tannenbaum has lots of tchotchkes.

This tannenbaum has lots of tchotchkes.