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At American Stationery, we use many types of printing processes, depending on the product you select.

Printing Process:

Thermography - The process involves heat that joins ink and a resin-like powder together. The fusion of the materials results in the appearance of "raised" letters. This printing process is one of the most popular choice for invitations, because of its value and quality of appearance. This is the most affordable print process if you are looking for classic, elegant "raised" printing.

Digital - In digital printing, an image is sent directly to the printer using digital files such as PDFs and those from graphics software such as Illustrator and InDesign. Digital printing is most efficient and cost effective when running small quantities, and the result are beautiful, high quality prints.

Letterpress - Letterpress continues to be one of the hottest trends in stationery.  It's been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Letterpress is an ancient printing technique that involves printing words or designs with ink while simultaneously debossing the image into thick, soft paper. The letterpress look is elegant, stylish, high-end and nothing short of stunning.

Engraving - The paper is placed on the press face down above the inked plate. It is then printed by pressure coming down on the back of the sheet while the front of the sheet meets with the plate. This "sandwich" effect creates the raised lettering and bruise on the back of the printed paper that are both classic features of engraver.

Foil Stamping -  Printing process that fuses foil to paper. A thin layer of foil is pressed between a piece of paper and a heated die. The image on the die cuts and heats the foil, binding it to the paper. You might be thinking of mylar ballons when you think of the word "foil".  But don't be fooled.  You can find many matte-ink colors such as white or cream, which produces a gorgeous invitation.

Quantities will vary according to each product, but in most cases quantities will refer to how many pieces are in 1 set or box.  So for example, when you see a quantity of "1 = $34.95", it means you will receive 1 box of cards for $34.95.

Mygatsby was one of the pioneers of the "stacked" enclosure cards!  We created these cards specifically so these accessory cards would complement your invitation stylishly yet with function.

Small Enclosure Card: 4.25"x4.50"

  • This card is typically used as a Reception Card, Ceremony Card, Gift Registry or At-Home Card, or for any "simple" information you might be trying to deliver to your guests. 

RSVP card w/ envelope: 4.25"x5.50"

  • RSVP is derived from the French phrase, repondez s'il vous plait, meaning "respond if you please." It is a polite way of requesting a response to the invitation. It allows you to have an accurate guest count and can even help with allowing your guests to choose meal options, or any other information you will require in planning your reception.Mygatsby also nclude your name and return address printed on the envelope (or postcard  for our smaller invitations) to make it easier for invited guests to respond. Traditionally, the sender provides postage, to make it easier for your guests to respond.

Large Enclosure Card: 4.25"x6.50"

  • This card is typically used as a Directions Card, Accommodations Card, or any additional detailed information you might be trying to deliver to your guests. 

Additional Matching Accessories

For flat printing, all ink color choices are included in the cost of your item.  There are no additional charges.

For thermgraphy and letterpress ink colors, the ink color you choose is included in the price of your order.  If you would like to choose a second color for an accessory item (such as wine ink for your card, and black ink for your envelopes), there is an additional charge (see additional charges below).

Pricing for each additional ink color is as follows:

  • 1st ink:  No charge.  Included in price.
  • 2nd ink:  $30.00 one time charge.  This same ink color may be used across all of your invitation ensemble pieces.

For an additional fee of $6 you can get your stationery gift wrapped. Your gift message is included on an attractive gift card.

Letterpress Plum Hand Bordered Card

Letterpress Plum Hand Bordered Card

Price per Box: $?.??/Box , 1 Box = 25 Cards

100% Cotton Letterpress
Item # 3592
Product Type Single Card
Printing Type Letterpress
Size 6.25" x 4.5"
  • American Stationery

Production Time Estimate

3-5 Business Days - Delivery time additional
$?.?? Your Price


Add a hand applied border to the 100% cotton Soft White and Ecru letterpress paper elevates these correspondence cards to anew level of sophistication.  Beautifully letterpressed in your choice of typestyle or monogram.

  • Size: 6 1/4" x 4 1/2"
  • Includes 25 cards and 25 plain envelopes
  • Optional printed envelopes available
  • Optional lined envelopes available

Customer Reviews

perfect Review by Charlie
I can’t wait to write on my beautiful new note cards from American Stationary.
The ordering process was easy and the note cards came quickly.
I will order more, this company and their product have my recommendation. (Posted on 9/28/2020)
Perfect wedding shower gift. Review by Lynn
The rich quality of these notecards make a statement before a pen is put to them. Very noteworthy. (Posted on 8/15/2020)
High quality and good service Review by John
The stationary arrived just like I ordered. My wife liked the gift. (Posted on 12/26/2018)
Great Review by John
My wife loved her new stationery! (Posted on 12/27/2017)
A wonderful gift choice. Review by RAVINSC
I purchased personalized stationery with return address and envelope liner as a birthday gift and it was an "out of the park" success. Not only was the recipient delighted, I was proud to have been the 'giver'. Good job folks!! (Posted on 9/22/2017)
Great Company, Beautiful Stationery Review by jlw
I have been purchasing personalized notecards from American Stationery for years. Each new style is better than the previous one. There is nothing as elegant as a handwritten note on a beautifully engraved, high quality stock. This last purchase is a gift, and I know it will be greatly appreciated. The plum colored lettering and envelope liner are sophisticated and very rich. I heartily recommend all of the products from AS. (Posted on 12/3/2016)
Lovely! Review by BBH
Beautiful, sophisticated notecards! (Posted on 11/21/2016)
Good quality, attractive Review by Lou
I have been buying hand bordered cards for years. I appreciate the new plum border. It will be a pleasure to use. The cards are good quality and attractive. (Posted on 9/6/2016)

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