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Engraving – Invitation Printing 101

Welcome back to Invitation Printing 101. Today concludes our series on the main printing methods we offer here at Fat Cat. For our last class, we’re going to talk about the most traditional process of all — engraving. The Basics First Look: • Raised ink • Matte for most colors • Metallics like golds and silvers have a luxurious shimmer • Usually printed on a smooth, thick paper It’s great for: • Classic and traditional styles • Weddings, birth announcements, holiday cards and thank you notes It’s often combined with: • Thick paper • Gilded edges • Hand calligraphy Details Engraving is the most traditional printing method we offer. It’s typically reserved for the most formal of events. This method results in …

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Engraved Lovelies

If your style is classic, traditional and elegant, an engraved invitation might be the perfect fit. This week we’re showcasing a few of our favorite engraved designs from Arzberger, an invitation design and print studio that exudes traditional, southern charm. If you aren’t familiar with the process of engraving, here’s how the pros at Arzberger describe it… Engraving is an art which has endured for centuries because of its singular appearance and lasting impression. An engraved piece requires a metal plate that has been etched with copy or other artwork. The plate is carefully positioned in the engraving press, and the fountain is filled with ink. Before each stamping, ink is spread over the die and quickly wiped off, leaving only the etched …

Save 10% on Arzberger Wedding Invitations

  Save 10% on your Arzberger Wedding Invitations from Fat Cat Paperie Arzberger specializes in classic engraved, thermographed and flat printed invitations. Since 1922, Azberger has produced finely crafted wedding, personal and social stationery for customers throughout the United States. From design to shipping, everything necessary to produce your stationery is done in their facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. Arzberger respects tradition when it comes to creating fine and fun stationery. The art is to take the best ingredients of paper, printing process, and style, and figure out how to combine them to create classic, tasteful elegance that is beautiful and fun in today’s world. Arzberger believes it is the art of the process, working hand-in-hand with design, that makes a piece special. …