Helping you navigate your way through this frantic festive season, we’ve devised a handy A-Z Christmas list for your printing needs. And while this list is not exclusive (try finding products beginning with Y and Z!) it gives you a brief overview of what you might want to stock up on in the run up to the busiest and most wonderful time of the year.
Advancements in print
We like to keep ahead of trends, which is why we are constantly introducing new product innovations. Leading the way is original white ink which is available on business cards, leaflets & flyers and postcards – perfect if you’re dreaming of a white Christmas! And remember to stay tuned next year, when we launch laser-cutting as well as a whole host of other exciting product developments.
Make your own pricing brochures, catalogues and promotional material with either saddle stitched or perfect bound brochures. Try our new DL and A4 landscape orientations for a generous, long layout; giving you the perfect opportunity to show off your new collection come 2017.
A great gift to your clients could put you ahead of your competitors. Our corporate gifts, including calendars, bookmarks and notebooks are perfect for putting you in pole position for that big account. Make sure you order in time before everyone heads for the holidays!
Versatile large format printing is great for plugging those last-minute promotions. However, it’s not just a tool for the advertisers out there, display boards are great for printing artwork to hang up in the home.
Envelopes and envelope liners
Tucking a little bit of extra charm into an invite is made all the much easier with printed envelope liners. It’ll take your work from standard to statement, so it’s an innovative way to make your invitations stand out this season.
Flyers and leaflets
With the sheer volume of leaflets flying about around the holidays, it’s important to make yours different. Luckily with 5 fold options, 9 sizes and 15 paper stocks, there’s plenty of ways to bring your message to life.
The classic Christmas hallmark is a greetings card. You can take this festive essential and make it your own with our mix and match options. Tis the season to send them as thank-you’s to customers or to make your own range to sell. The possibilities are endless with this festive essential.
Home of retail
Shoppable print collections such as the Retail Collection mean you have everything you need right at your fingertips. If you need to dress your shop this season or launch a festive promotion, you’ll find all the points-of-sale you’ll ever need here.
Parties and get-togethers are what the holiday season is all about. Create excitement for upcoming Christmas parties and corporate events with quality printed invitations.
Joy – we offer charities a discount
We believe in giving back, and want to give a helping hand to all organisations making a difference out there. If you’re a registered charity, you can receive 15% discount on all your print orders for life, meaning your funds can go where you need them most!
Kraft paper stock
One of the most popular paper stocks for wedding stationers, Kraft also looks great at this time of the year with its earthy brown autumnal colour and wintery yet vintage edge. Perfect for Christmas cards and invitations, it’s natural, textured appearance and uncoated finish let’s your artwork take centre stage.
Luxury paper stocks
Who doesn’t love a bit of luxury in their life? We are fans of the finer things, which is why we have introduced Fresco Gesso, Ice Gold, Rives Shetland and Cream. Chosen specifically for their tantalising textures, special shimmers and alluring elegance, these paper stocks will your wedding stationery, Christmas cards, postcards or leaflets extra opulence.
Multiple artwork options
Time and money in the run up to Christmas can be tight, so this is where file freedom can help. This service allows you to upload up to 100 different artwork versions, for one product, across 47 products. At an extra £2 per version, it is far more affordable than making several separate orders and saves you heaps of time.
Mix equal parts ‘useful’ and ‘advertising’ and you’ll end up with a branded notebook. Get your logo in client’s hands with a branded notebook – the perfect corporate Christmas gift. Or stock up on official branded notepads for employees and eliminate tatty paper from the meeting room.
Design and print your own outdoor sign and get the word out about events, promotions, exhibitions or new products and services. Hardwearing ink and substrates mean that your signs stay sharp and vivid in all seasons. And with our typical British weather, this is a must-have on your outdoor signage!
Give venues or commercial spaces a brand spanking new look with simple and effective posters. Work up some extra buzz with either high-impact satin or velvety matt paper stocks to take your promotion up a notch.
We know that to meet the exacting standards of our customers, we need to have top quality printing presses. Continuously monitoring the marketplace, we have invested heavily into our printing plant. We also only offer professional-grade papers that meet your high standards. Working with the UK’s leading paper mills and distributors, we select the latest durable, high quality papers with the right environment credentials.
For every £1 you spend with us, you’ll earn printed points. These points can be used to buy thousands of products from any of our reward partners such as M&S, British Airways and Amazon, or for discounts on your print orders.
Stickers and labels
Seal packaging, greeting cards and invites with a Christmas-themed, branded sticker or label to make sure your products and postables look the part and leave that unique, personal touch.
Tearproof paper stock
One of our speciality paper stocks that you may not know about is Tearproof. It is a synthetic paper that is 100% waterproof and tearproof, with a bright white hue and a similar appearance to silk paper with matt lamination. With a low surface shine, good readability and a super-smooth surface, it’s perfect for a Christmas dinner menu, as well as saving mailers and handouts from getting too dog-eared.
Useful business essentials
With time ticking away till the 25th December, it’s easy to let things slip. However, we have plenty of business stationery to help prepare you for Christmas, including branded notes of gratitude and letters with your own seal of approval – great for adding that extra value.
If your commercial space, home or office needs something more than a poster or lick of paint, high-impact temporary displays such as removable and repositionable self-adhesive vinyls are the answer. Know what it means to turn heads with a promotional wall decoration or feature wall design.
As the home of wedding print, we have everything you to craft your clients’ wedding. With Christmas Day the most popular day of the year to get engaged, be prepared for an influx of orders come the new year with our affordable print and choice of paper works.
Give your product packaging an extra Christmas twist or create sheets of wrapping paper to sell in your very own gift wrap range. Then there’s mini cards, which are just the ticket for labelling presents and products. You can even punch a hole in them and use them as swing tags.
Yuletide cheer – the Christmas print list
Preparing your business for the most wonderful time of the year with our Christmas print list, a collection of seasonal essentials and festive inspiration, couldn’t be any easier.
Zillions of options
With 35 different paper stocks across a variety of products, with a multitude of sizes and paper weights from 120-350gsm, you really can bring your work to life in a unique way.
Let us know what you’ll be stocking up on this season by commenting below!