The Paper is a creative blog from The Paper Mill Store

All About Paper Finishes

Paper is paper, right? Wrong. Think of paper like a carpenter thinks about wood. Just like different woods are better suited for different purposes, certain papers are better for certain uses. For example, heavier weight cardstock is better for business cards...

Paper is paper, right? Wrong. ...

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Digital Press Papers

There’s more to commercial printing than simply clicking Ctrl+P. Commercial printing encompasses a wide variety of unconventional print jobs, ranging in size, medium, and even printing method. There are two types of printing methods common to commercial printers: offset printing and...

There’s more to commercial p...

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Hand Lettering 101

Nothing compares to the neatness and readability of typed letters, but sometimes your message needs a bit more of a personal and artistic touch. That’s where hand lettering comes in. Hand lettering is a fantastic creative outlet, but it’s also a...

Nothing compares to the neatne...

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Project Pointers: Letterheads

Whether you’re designing a letterhead for professional use or putting together the next edition of your family newsletter, including a letterhead in your correspondence is an easy way to polish your missive and take your communications to the next level.[su_spacer...

Whether you’re designing a l...

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