Announcing Promotional Items!

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We’re excited to unveil our new line of custom printed Promotional Items (cups, pens, bags, lanyards, luggage tags, caps and more) to help you market your brand or promote your next event! Contact us for more information.

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Weddings for every style, every budget!

Whatever your budget, the perfect wedding invitation is waiting for you in our Carlson Craft store! Choose from trend-forward designs, beautiful papers and unique print processes in every look and price range, from luxury to moderate to budget. Remember the coordinating accessories too. We have all the right pieces for your big day!

Shop our 40offset.CarlsonCraft.com store and save 15% on selected products EVERY DAY!

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Discount coupons are in your dashboard!

 

40offset.com offers the lowest printing prices —this does not imply you will be buying cheap printing, but the highest quality printing at the most affordable prices. We specialize in reducing your printing costs!

Also, with 40offset.com online printing service, you are not on your own when ordering your next print project. Your account will be assigned to one of our experienced Print Specialists, who will monitor your print orders through 40offset.com’s online print production process, and will help with suggestions on how to proceed with your print project, in order to achieve optimum results. couponsOur focus is on fully-automated processes from start to finish, this allows us to cut costs, not corners. We understand that success must be based on saving you valuable time and money. That is why we provide the easiest and most comprehensive online ordering tool for all of your printing needs.

40offset.com provides discounts up to 40% off selected high quality printed products. Remember to login to your 40offset.com dashboard to discover your weekly and monthly savings coupons!

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Order Your Greeting Card Envelopes in Color!

ColoredEnvelopesWhen ordering Greeting Cards (either Offset or Digital) you can now specify COLORED envelopes!

Choose from 5 vibrant colors available in the colorenvelopesthe pull down menu under Blank Envelopes. Colored envelopes are great for the holidays or any special occasion!

Personalize and customize your greeting cards using our Design Online tool, and select from hundreds of templates in our Designer Gallery.

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New! 80# Paper Option

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We’ve expanded our paper options! Our new 80# Gloss paper is a popular choice for brochures and flyers from 40offset.com!

How to decide which paper to use? Here is a list of common paper types and their uses:

80# Gloss Text
This is standard glossy paper stock, about as thick as a light magazine cover. The shiny finish provides an excellent opaque base for rich process color printing. This is a very popular stock for brochure printing, catalog Inserts, flyers, posters, etc.

80# Gloss Cover
As a “cover” stock, this paper is stiff, about like a postcard or baseball card. This stock is coated with a glossy finish, making photographs and other images look beautiful. Standard uses: durable, heavy-weight Brochures, Catalog Covers, Product Spec Sheets.

80# Dull/Matte Text
This stock is finely coated with a non-gloss finish. It provides an excellent opaque base for easy to read, crisp typography. Standard Uses: Brochures, Newsletters, Catalog Inserts, and Flyers, etc.

80# Dull/Matte Cover
Most dull/matte cover is a typically around a 9 PT cover stock with a smooth, non-shiny coating. It is well suited for detailed, crisp printing without sacrificing the ability to easily write on the paper. Often selected with the 80# dull/matte text option for inside your catalog or booklet piece.

100# Gloss Text
Similar to the 80# gloss text, but 25% thicker and heavier, for a more substantial feeling piece. Standard uses: Brochures, Information Sheets, Direct mail pieces, Posters, Door Hangers, etc.

100# Dull/Matte Text
Thicker and heavier than 80# Dull/Matte text for a more substantial feeling piece. Provides a non-glossy, opaque base for detailed, crisp printing.

100# Uncoated Cover
An option for business cards, rack cards and bookmarks. This is smooth and typically around 14 PT in thickness.

110# Uncoated Matte
This paper is often referred to as card stock. This is a great choice when you want the details on your invitations to look crisp and clear, or when your postcards need to withstand a bit of abuse.

120# Gloss Cover
This has a high quality look. It is a glossy, coated finish to make photographs and other images look beautiful. Aqueous coating can be added for an even more protection and shine.

120# Dull/Matte Cover
This typically has a smooth, non-shiny coating. It is well suited for detailed, crisp printing without sacrificing the ability to easily write on the paper. An excellent choice for Business Cards, Postcards, Note Cards and Greeting Cards.

70# Uncoated Text
This is typically used for stationery, envelopes and newsletters. Many common stationery stocks are not optimized for 4-color printing. This paper feels substantial, and is the best type of uncoated paper stock available for full-color printing.

24# Uncoated and 28# Uncoated
This is a standard stock commonly used for envelopes, also called White Wove. The 28# is thicker and heavier than the 24#.

Magnet Stock or Magnetic Paper
Usually thicker- it should deliver high quality printing with excellent color reproduction and will stick to most metal surfaces. It’s a great choice for business cards, postcards, coupons, calendars, sport schedules, and menus.

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Order Calendar Magnets for 2016!

calendarNow is the time to begin thinking about the New Year! Our unique calendar magnets for 2016 are a perfect way to keep your name in front of your customers all year long. These calendar magnets are printed in vivid color on 16pt. white magnetic stock, and have a 5 day turnaround. Choose your favorite from our 5 unique designs, and we will add your logo and company information for no extra charge.

Visit our website for additional details.

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New Product! Awesome Mini Menus!

minimenusNew Awesome Mini Menus!
Small but Packed with information About Your Product or Service

Most commonly known as mini menus, this effective little advertising tool is great for promoting your restaurant, hotel, sports schedules, product specials, and more! They are great to place on counters or used as promotional hand-outs for street events or anywhere there are big crowds. Plus, they fit easily in your pocket or wallet. Convenient and information-packed—all on a mini platform.

Specs: 100# Gloss Book or 70# Uncoated Book –
4″ x 10″ with a Double Parallel Fold – Final Folded Size: 2.5″ x 4″.

Visit our Mini Menus Product Page to order yours!

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Turn Your Floors into Advertising Space with Floor Graphics from 40offset.com

floorgraphicsFloor Graphics are a great solution to turn your floors into advertising space. Floor Graphics stick to any flat surface. The silver backing blocks out any underlying images, so they are great idea for updating your brand, logo, or name. Consider using Floor Graphics temporarily over your permanent signage.

Floor Graphics are adhesive-backed vinyl printed in full color on one side of 3 mil adhesive with a luster finish, and come in a range of sizes from 1′ x 1′ to 75′ by 4.416′.  Floor Graphics are backed with a 3M™ MCS Warranty protecting your graphics against cracking, fading, or peeling for up to 10 years (depending on the material).

Depending on use and foot traffic, Floor Graphics are coated either 3 mil (for 1-3 months use) or 8 mil (for 6-12 months use, not intended for carpet). Floor Graphics withstand wear from heavy foot traffic while remaining easily removable. They are UL-approved slip resistant and can be scrubbed, cleaned, and waxed during routine maintenance. The most common order options are 3′ x 5′ on 3 mil. Floor. Often, Floor Graphics are printed in full color on one side (4/0) and can be contour cut.

In a hurry? Floor Graphics can be ordered with 1-2 Day Rush Turnaround! Shop Now for Custom Printed Floor Graphics.

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Planning a Winter Wedding?

Winter Theme WeddingGlistening images of snow and ice in the winter just seem magical!winter_wedding

Add winter’s magic to your wedding planning. Take a look at our ideas for planning a celebration that’s both beautiful and unique to the season. (Click the image on the right to view the full size infographic).

Visit our online store for premium wedding and gift products exclusively from Carlson Craft. Start your celebration planning with our  “Winter Dreams” collection featuring detailed embossed snowflakes on the front and your wording inside.

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Design Your Marketing Materials with Canva!

When designing your print marketing materials (flyers, business cards, posters, menus, gift certificates, etc.), consider using Canva, a free online design website. Canva’s drag and drop simplicity helps you quickly turn your ideas into stunning designs.

Begin with Canva’s sample templates, or design from scratch. Upload your own artwork, or select free or low cost design elements from Canva’s library of stock images, illustrations, backgrounds and fonts. Once your design is finished, download a high quality PDF, including bleed and crop marks, for your 40offset.com print project!

CanvaIn addition to providing a variety of templates for print layouts, Canva also provides online graphic templates for social media headers or email campaigns. Browse through Canva’s stream of publicly shared designs, or visit Canva’s Design School for free online tutorials.  Canva also has a companion app for iPad, so you can create on the go, and finish up when you get back to your desk.

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