A Printable Press can give you amazing AND affordable wedding invitations!

October 16 | meganfinley
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Loooongtime readers might remember one of my most memorable weddings to profile, Kimi and Paul's jug band, critter-filled wedding. That wedding was DIYed to the max with hand-made dress embelishments, art projects as centerpieces, not to mention the invitations designed by Kimi herself. That's why I'm not surprised in the LEAST that the next time I should here from this particular Offbeat Bride is when her stationery business, A Printable Press, became one of our sponsors!

Damn, I love that! Let's all take a moment to cheer for yet another Offbeat Bride-turned-business lady, about how A Printable Press makes great invite designs affordable (besides the special discount code!), and gush about Kimi's awesome invitation designs…

Kimi created A Printable Press as a way to bring high-end design to anyone, no matter what their budget! As Kimi explains, what inspired her to start A Printable Press was not a love of stationery but rather her amazing DIY wedding dress. She thought about how all those who are not professional artists and graphic designers who would also love a little elegance, a little whimsy, "but in a way that would still allow them to save for a down payment on a future home." And so she got pro-active and created A Printable Press.

We believe that everyone deserves good design. In this day and age it is more important than ever to be careful with money — but lovely design should always be a part of life as well.

A Printable Press offers both print-ready PDFs and affordable printed wedding stationery. Printable files are PERFECT for budget-minded couples, and can be printed in many ways — not just at home! If you want something beautiful but easy, you can order printed cards directly from them. All designs have an emphasis on fantastic artwork and (for you font nerds) fabulous typography.

And ordering your fantastic wedding invitations from A Printable Press is ridonkulously easy:

  1. Choose your style
  2. Choose whether you want 'em printable or printed
  3. Place your order
  4. Boom: Receive your artsy, topographic-tastic wedding invitations!

OFFBEAT DISCOUNT: To show love for fellow non-traditional folk out there, A Printable Press is running a week-long, 10% off promotion! Just enter the code "Offbeat" at checkout to take advantage of this discount.

So hurry up and go check it out!

  1. (I hope this is the right place to chime in with a recommendation…?)

    We just got our invitations in the mail from Printable Press the other day, and we're delighted!

    * We worked with Gen, who was prompt and friendly
    * Our first online proof was exactly what we had requested, with a little additional polish
    * Our second online proof was perfect
    * The invitations (and reply postcards, and thank you notes) arrived exactly as expected (we went with the option of having them print everything for us)
    * They were patient with us as we had a last-minute panic about what the holiday weekend was doing to our schedule, and flexible enough to let us upgrade shipping methods at the last minute
    * Everything was shrink-wrapped, which was important as our box got a little wet in transit (everything inside was fine, whew).

    And most importantly, the final product looks great. We've been getting compliments. I looked through about a zillion different invitations on different sites, but I kept coming back to two designs from Printable Press, and I'm glad we chose them.

    They don't have a way to preview the invitation with your text before buying, so I took a screen shot of the invitation and edited it (in Paint) to erase the sample text and stick our text in with an approximation of their font. I wouldn't recommend trying this as a final version – aside from that being kind of sketchy, their final version was MUCH prettier than the little mock-up I did. But my mock-up was good enough to convince me that the design worked for us.

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  2. I like one of the invitations shown above how would I place my order?

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