Archive for November, 2013


Custom envelope liners are now available through Pen & Parcel! This small detail is a great way to add extra fun to your order. Simply place the envelope liner inside the Envelope, then peel and stick.

Liners are available for cards in size 5″x5″ or 5″x7″ only. Pricing is listed below:

25 liners: 90 cents each

26-100 liners: 80 cents each

101-500 liners: 70 cents each

501-1000 liners: 50 cents each

1000+: 35 cents each



1. CLASSIC FELT: One of the finest printing papers made today, Classic Felt press paper has a luxurious feel and smooth finish, producing a high-quality, timeless option for press products. It is an acid free, archival and Forest Stewardship Council certified paper.

Product Highlights: Weight is 130# Cover/352 GSM. It is archival, acid free, elemental chlorine free, and made of 30% recycled content.


2. LINEN: Linen paper has a subtle, yet luxurious linen pattern. It presents exceptional print clarity and accepts delicate type well.

Product Highlights: Weight is 100# Cover/216 gsm. Contains 50% recycled content.


3. RECYCLED: Recycled Paper is manufactured from 100% post consumer waste with a bright white matte finish. It has conservation qualities that make it ideal for high-end press cards and specialty products.

Product Highlights: Weight is 130#/352 GSM. It is an FSC certified sheet that is biodegradable, recyclable, and acid free. Due to the recycled nature of this paper, you may see visible flecks of paper fibers in your finished press product.


4. PEARL: Pearl Paper offers a subtle shimmer to any design. This rich, luminous effect is achieved by combining natural minerals with organic pigments. It is not recommended for printing delicate type and fine details; the luminous effect and paper surface make reading small text difficult.

Product Highlights: Weight is 107# Cover/290 gsm. Contains no recycled content; however, it is FSC certified.


(Available for an additional cost)

1. PREMIUM BAMBOO: Premium Bamboo is a warm base, matte finish paper with a unique watercolor texture. It has conservation qualities that make it ideal for high-end press cards and specialty products.

Product Highlights: Weight is 150#/265 GSM. An eco friendly fine art paper, it is biodegradable, recyclable, chlorine and acid free.

2. PREMIUM COTTON: Premium Cotton press paper is manufactured from 100% pure cotton, blending old world elegance with new world sophistication. Its sumptuous, elegant look and feel is perfectly formulated for high end press cards and specialty products.

Product Highlights: Weight is 118# Cover/320 GSM. It is tree free, archival, acid free, recyclable, biodegradable and elemental chlorine free.

Christmas is just around the corner and Pen & Parcel wants to help you spread Christmas cheer!

Here are the details:

  • Christmas cards can be purchased in any quantity over 50.
  • Choose from multiple paper options. Standard paper options include classic felt, linen, recycled and pearl. Or upgrade to premium bamboo or premium cotton for an additional fee. Email me for pricing on premium papers. Click here for more information on our different paper types.
  • There are many shapes and sizes to choose from. Pricing for flat rectangle or square shaped cards can be found here.  If you are interested in a folded card or a different shaped card (circle, geometric, scalloped, etc.) please email me and I can tell you about all of your options and pricing for each.
  • White envelopes are included with your purchase.  Envelope upgrades (kraft, pearl, or foil lined envelopes in gold or silver) are available for an additional fee.
  • Add extra cheer with custom envelope liners! Click here for more details.
  • You can pick up your cards from me OR I can ship them to you for an additional $7.50.
  • I will email a proof prior to ordering for you to approve.
  • Once the proof is approved by you, you can expect your order to arrive within 7-10 days.
  • In order to get started, I will need you to email me your pictures that you want included on your card and any specific ideas that you have for it. I will also need to know what size card you want, the type of paper that you would like,  how many cards you will need AND what you would like your card to say.