I’ve never really liked the color of my hair. So, I dyed my hair when I was younger. Bad idea! So now, I just live with what I have, gray and all.
But you don’t have to settle for one color when it comes to stationery. Like magic, you can use the same die and create multiple colors. That’s because engraved stationery uses a die which has a design or name carved into a copper or steel plate. Sometimes dies are called plates…I know…confusing.
To create beautiful engraved stationery, dies are placed into an engraving press, colored ink is loaded, the ink is “rolled” across the plates, and then the plates are pressed into the paper; BY HAND, ONE AT A TIME. So now you know the secret that goes into creating this beautiful little Dempsey & Carroll holiday card. It’s two colors…so it went through the process twice. Continue reading