Every year, I commission one of our illustrators to create a Christmas/New Year/thank you card for our clients. We knew we wanted to do something special for our end-of-the-year cards this year, to celebrate our new branding and get people excited for the new website.
Well, Mariah knocked it out of the park, as usual! Here was the idea she showed me for our cards:
Oh, hello little merman! Look how cheery you are! It was super exciting getting the box of cards in the mail from Pike Street Press, a local printer. Instead of stacking them up somehow, they just scattered them delightfully on a bed of tissue paper, and they all waved a jolly hello to me.
I sat down with my slate envelopes, shimmery gold liners, and spool of Divine Twine (courtesy of our lovely client, Whitney), and got to work putting these little ornaments together and getting them ready to mail.
This will be the first of many creative and delightful print projects for Aeolidia! I am so glad to finally be giving our own company the royal treatment that we give our clients.
In case you thought we were a one-trick pony (websites!), I’d like to be sure you know that we do print design as well.
We can make you business cards, notecards, postcards, letterhead, custom envelopes, and all kinds of great business stationery.
If you sell a physical product, we love to make your packaging as sharp as your website, and can help with jewelry cards, hang tags, labels, boxes, bags, custom ribbon and tissue paper – the works!
We can also take the work of getting them printed off of your hands. We can find a printer and make the order, coordinating all the special touches, such as die cuts, letterpress, luxurious card stock, gold foil, painted edges – you name it.
If your packaging or marketing materials could use a refresh in 2014, please tell me about it:
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10 thoughts on “New Year, New Merman – Print Design”
Kathy C. Mermaid Artist! http://CreativeSoulGuides.com
Holy moly, he is adorable!! How can I get ahold of one of these?
loving the die cut + looking like they may have been letterpress printed too! yippeeee.
Yes, yes, die cut, lovely thick paper stock, letterpress printed with metallic ink. Such a delight. Denise, I thought I sent you one – did it make it??
Thank you, Ashley! I wish I had some more to give out. Oh my gosh, your stationery is so sweet – the fisherman!
I meant to tell you how much I loved this (even though I’m Jewish and don’t have a tree)!
Ha ha, well technically he’s a new year ornament, so you can go ahead and hang him from your rearview car mirror! Maybe next year we can make him scented, like the classic pine tree!
I loved receiving mine … and LOVE that your son helped. My little merman (or mer-dude as I call him) is hanging in my office… too cute not to!
Thanks, Amanda! “Mer-dude” is too cute.