Invitation design components: debossing and embossing


Debossing and Embossing are each nice methods so as to add refined design components to your invitation suite, however they differ in course of, look and value. 

Our Ivy design options the identical motif debossed on the principle invite card and embossed on the save the date

A debossed picture is achieved by urgent into paper, and is actually letterpressing with out ink. We will additionally use debossing to create patterns printed underneath the opposite textual content in your suite, be it florals or geometric designs, so as to add an additional private contact.  

In our Bourne v.2 suite the liner sample is echoed within the debossed again sample on the save the date

We will additionally deboss a border in your items, for added curiosity.  Debossing is healthier suited to detailed designs, in comparison with embossing. 

The debossed border on our Arrebol invite brings the trendy suite to life


Not like debossing, during which a printing plate is pushed into the paper, embossing makes use of two printing plates, strain and warmth to create a raised design. 

We will use embossing as a border, duogram + wreath as proven on our Camber v.3 suite

Embossing provides a lush tactile ingredient that pairs completely with letterpress and foil stamping.  It’s a greater value than debossing, however can create a very show-stopping addition to your invitation suite.  

Embossing will also be used to spotlight giant areas of textual content, or a outstanding motifs

Our Iridian save the date encompasses a daring embossed date

Embossing is greatest used for much less detailed printing. Check out a few of our samples that includes embossing right here.

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Written by Theresa Borkowski

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