Gifts for Clients

This year we decided to get gifts for our clients. In the past, I usually just worked with larger companies as a contractor so it wasn’t this personal relationship. In 2013, however, we have worked with amazing clients on an ongoing basis. I was sitting at my desk one day racking my brain on what to get! Something personal yet professional yet fun (because we have a lot of fun with our clients).

We decided to visit Igloo Letterpress and talk to their shop keeper about some fun paper goods! After our meeting we decided to create custom stationery for each client using the method of blind impression (letterpress without ink).

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It’s subtle right? I love it. We used our clients’ logos and printed 20 A1 cards with kraft envelopes!

I know Adam definitely wants to get back in there to press¬†with¬†ink so we’ll be sure to share more projects with Igloo in the future. I don’t think people realize how dynamic a shop like Igloo really is. We were able to sample and check out so many different types of products including leather bound journals, calendars, bound books + more. We’re excited to incorporate these kinds of luxurious paper goods into our brand in 2014.

 

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  • Juliette Laura
    Posted at 08:29h, 19 December Reply

    So perfect! You seem like the best person to work with.

    xo, Juliette Laura
    http://juliettelaura.blogspot.com
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/InfiniteStyleShop

    • Allison
      Posted at 12:22h, 19 December Reply

      Well thank you! It’s easy when you have clients that you just click with :)

  • Jess
    Posted at 10:59h, 19 December Reply

    These are awesome – Your clients are going to love them!

    • Allison
      Posted at 12:22h, 19 December Reply

      We’ve only given one of them so far – excited to give the rest!!

  • Angel Y.
    Posted at 11:17h, 19 December Reply

    That’s wonderful! The stationery looks great.

    • Allison
      Posted at 12:22h, 19 December Reply

      Thanks Angel! I was happy with how they turned out.

  • Valerie C
    Posted at 12:10h, 19 December Reply

    such a cool AND useful gift. love that you guys went the subtle route w/ the blind impression!

    xo, lily on fillmore

    • Allison
      Posted at 12:23h, 19 December Reply

      Yeah we thought it was so classy!!

  • Kory
    Posted at 12:49h, 19 December Reply

    Wow! Love how that turned out! Letterpress is so fun to do!

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:40h, 30 December Reply

      It is so fun! Nothing like actually making something with your own hands…

  • Vanessa
    Posted at 14:36h, 19 December Reply

    Such a good idea for gifts! I’ve always wanted to get my hands dirty in a letterpress shop. Seems like so much fun.

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:40h, 30 December Reply

      I really enjoy it. I hope to try a few new ways to letterpress in 2014!

  • Kelly
    Posted at 21:13h, 19 December Reply

    What a special and unique idea. Not to mention smart…as this will definitely make them want to keep doing business with you. So thoughtful <3

    xoxo
    Kelly
    http://www.dreaminlace.com

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:41h, 30 December Reply

      Aw thank you Kelly!! We were excited to spend time together making them too.

  • Liz
    Posted at 14:30h, 20 December Reply

    This is so cool! Now I want to dig around and see if there are any letterpress shops around me…

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:41h, 30 December Reply

      You totally should!

  • Ashlee Chu
    Posted at 11:56h, 21 December Reply

    So classy. Entirely wonderful.

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:41h, 30 December Reply

      That’s exactly what I was aiming for ;) xo

  • Carrie
    Posted at 16:45h, 26 December Reply

    How cute. I think that more small businesses should build relationships with their customers in ways such as this. That is something that is useful and beautiful and will stick in their mind.

    • Allison
      Posted at 02:42h, 30 December Reply

      I want to be SO much more intentional in 2014 about gift giving and being intentional with how I treat my relationships (husband, friends, clients). Thanks for the compliment Carrie!!

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