Custom Specialty Printing Shop Blog

Everything is Custom.

It is getting to that time of year when we start thinking about the holidays.  With the onset of the holidays comes the rush of holiday cards.  There are so many cute holiday cards available on the market today.  If you are looking for something entirely unique, though, we just may be your place.  We can custom deep score stock […]

How We Make.

How We Make.   I guess it is a play off of the well-known television program, How It’s Made.  So, let us explain.  Our friends at First Free Rockford asked if they could use our print shop to film their current series entitled Life Is More.  So fun, right?  They made us a little film with their extra footage.  I love […]

A Peek into the Art Scene.

We had a fabulous weekend being apart of the Rockford Area Art Council’s Spring Art Scene.  Special thank you to all of the wonderful families who came out to enjoy the weekend’s shenanigans.  We thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite behind the art scene photos. We count it a privilege to share our […]

Guide to Letterpress Wedding Invitations

For a truly special occasion such as your wedding, you want everything to be perfect, from the luxurious dress and choice of flowers down to the table centerpieces and the save the dates or invitations. There are many different types of wedding invitations, with styles as unique as the couples that design them. One of the most unique and customizable […]

Foil Stamping Process.

Foil stamping is something special.  It is a balance of heat, foil, paper, pressure, magnesium, and accuracy.  It is a science as much as an art.  We field many questions regarding the foil stamping process.  So, we thought it would be fun to give a little insight into what our foil stamping process looks like.  At Locust Street Press, we […]