Personalized stationery letterpress-printed while you wait, for just $34.00. Can you believe it? It’s true! Select Saturdays, Lunalux shoppers can go home with hot-off-the-press customized paper goods. Each Stationery Saturday, we print a unique design, utilizing a selection from our collection of antique lead and wood type. Some weeks we print from delicate monogram sorts, other times with weathered wood type. It might be stationery sheets, or folded cards or flat notes, and the styles vary from traditional to modern. The paper is cut, the press is ready to go, you just pick the letters and watch us work it Gutenberg-style. You’re welcome to look over our shoulder as we work, and we’ll de-mystify letterpress printing step-by-step. Or leave us to do the heavy lifting while you browse in our studio shoppe. We also offer complimentary coffee and a homemade cookies for guests to enjoy whilst shopping. Your personalized stationery is ready before you know it! If the wait is too long, or you have Places To Go, you can place your order and make plans to pick it up on a later date. Can’t make it to the studio on our letterpress-to-go days? No worries! Call us at 612-373-0526 to place your order over the phone.
June 21, 2014 - This month’s designs were printed with decorative lead borders from our archives. We’ve used wove-finish 100# cover to make monarch flat notecards (monarchs measure 3.75 by 7.25 inches, for those of you who haven’t studied up on obscure stationery formats) with red, goldenrod, or radiant orchid stripes. We’ll print the name or brief phrase of your choice in gray ink, using one of two 10-point lead fonts: Eve Roman or Modern Capitals. Finished cards will be paired with white or colorful envelopes, and packed in a cellophane sleeve with a letterpress-printed tag. Check out our facebook event for plenty of pictures of the designs.
The nitty gritty details: Stationery Saturdays run from 11:00a.m. to 6:00p.m. on select dates. Guests are served on a first-come first-served basis, and supplies are limited. The cost is $34.00 for a set of 10 customized cards, with blank envelopes. Additional pieces with the same imprint are $3.00 each.
Keep an eye on the Lunalux facebook page; we post the first glimpse of upcoming design offerings on that page, and we also create event listings for all Stationery Saturdays so you can RSVP and spread the word to all your paper-loving pals.
Upcoming Stationery Saturday dates
Additional 2014 dated will be announced soon!
Click on the thumbnail images below to view pictures from Stationery Saturdays Past.