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...

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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...

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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...

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Coated Versus Uncoated Paper

dHave you ever noticed how a piece of scrapbook paper feels different than a piece of photo paper? That’s because photo paper is coated, and scrapbook paper generally isn’t. What’s the difference? Let’s find out.[su_spacer size="10"] Coated Paper[su_spacer size="10"] Coated paper is...

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How To Choose the Right Paper Size

Most people never think about paper size, but there are a few instances – like graphic design, scrapbooking, and even wedding planning – when the standard letter-sized sheet of paper just won’t cut it. Choosing the correct paper size is just...

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Seven Fold Limit – Fact or Fiction?

Paper is not a very mysterious product. In fact, it’s paper’s straightforward tangibility that makes it such a ubiquitous part of practically everyone’s lives. Sure, modern technology has made it easier to connect and communicate without paper, but we still...

Paper is not a very mysterious...

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