colorquarry

Custom Design & Letterpress Paper Goods

Rhode Island, United States · 355 Sales

colorquarry

Custom Design & Letterpress Paper Goods

Rhode Island, United States 355 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars
(153)

Announcement   From enchanted forests to underwater seascapes, ColorQuarry, an award-winning design studio hailing from Providence RI, creates customized one-of-a-kind paper goods fit for the avant-garde. Inspired by the birth of her daughter, Ms McCorkle set out to create something that captured the essence of each client’s unique & individual joy. Pairing the centuries-old craft of letterpress printing with her classical training as a graphic designer, Amanda works with her customers to ensure each hand-printed piece is its own mystical nugget of art.

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Last updated on Mar 16, 2016

From enchanted forests to underwater seascapes, ColorQuarry, an award-winning design studio hailing from Providence RI, creates customized one-of-a-kind paper goods fit for the avant-garde. Inspired by the birth of her daughter, Ms McCorkle set out to create something that captured the essence of each client’s unique & individual joy. Pairing the centuries-old craft of letterpress printing with her classical training as a graphic designer, Amanda works with her customers to ensure each hand-printed piece is its own mystical nugget of art.

Amanda McCorkle

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Amanda McCorkle

Love & Friendship Prints Pack of 5 Postcards
US$20.00
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5 out of 5 stars
(153)
reecamos

reecamos on Jul 18, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I am thrilled with my invitations. Amanda was quick with responses and easy to work with, and we corresponded quite a bit during the process! If you want extra envelopes, you should ask as I have only as many letter pressed envelopes as invitations. Fingers crossed my addresser is accurate. Everyone I have shown my invitations to loves them, and most of all we love them!

Amy Pollaci

Amy Pollaci on Jun 12, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

GORGEOUS birth announcements from Amanda! Her design told a story and her whimsical style was so unique and unlike any announcements I've seen before, especially with letterpress. She was so easy to work with - very responsive and fun to brainstorm with to make a previous design of hers unique for my family. She clearly explained the process and turnaround time and stuck to that date. I'd love to work with her again on a future design and highly recommend her to anyone who has an appreciation for letterpress. Thanks again!!

bflgirl44

bflgirl44 on Jun 6, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

We received the most beautiful custom invitations for our upcoming wedding by using Colorquarry. She listened to our ideas and was able to bring them to life in a better way than we thought possible. In addition, her communication with us was always prompt and detailed. Very easy and delightful process!

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Enchanted worlds abound in your next printed piece!

Inspired by the birth of her daughter, Amanda McCorkle set out to create something that captured the essence of each client’s unique & individual joy. Pairing the centuries-old craft of letterpress printing with her classical training as a graphic designer, Amanda works with her customers to ensure each hand-printed piece is its own mystical nugget of art.

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  • Amanda McCorkle

    Owner, Designer

    I am a designer, a doodler, a mama, and a lover of typography & old children books. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. And a fan of anything honest.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 19, 2015
Welcome to ColorQuarry Custom Design and Letterpress paper goods! In addition to custom design invitations & birth announcements, i offer any of the existing listings in my shop as customizable, 'template-based' options. Feel free to select from any of the listings, and have me customize it with either your wedding or baby information! Please contact me for pricing on having me create a one-of-a-kind custom suite or customize an existing design for you!

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
  • Check
Payment
We accept payment via Paypal or via Direct Checkout on Etsy. No proofs, printing, or production can be done until payment is received and confirmed.
Shipping
Most orders are shipped via USPS Priority Mail. Standard shipping time for orders within the US is 2-3 days. Please let us know upon placing your order if you'd prefer expedited shipping and we can provide you with those shipping costs. If you require guaranteed delivery, please contact us to make proper arrangements.

Please note that shipping times are not guaranteed. ColorQuarry is not responsible in any way for shipping delays due to USPS, FedEx or UPS, and cannot offer refunds. Please allow ample time in ordering to ensure that you'll receive your package on time, even in the event of unexpected delays.

International orders are shipped via USPS International Express. Standard shipping time for these orders is often 3-5 days. However, due to customs, these shipments can sometimes take longer, so please order in plenty of time to avoid any issues if shipments end up taking longer. ColorQuarry is in no way responsible for longer shipping times due to customs.International orders may incur additional taxes or duties at the time of arrival at your country's customs office. These fees will vary based on the amount of your order and your country's policies. ColorQuarry is not responsible for reimbursing the buyer for taxes, duties or VAT in any way - all duties and taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.
Refunds and Exchanges
Because of the nature of our custom work, all orders are final and non-refundable. However, I want all of my clients to be completely satisfied with their orders, so if there is a problem of any sort, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to work with you to find the best solution possible.

Keep in mind that careful review of your proofs is the best way to avoid printing errors!
Additional policies and FAQs
ColorQuarry specializes in custom design orders! If you would like us to create something especially for you, just send us an email or visit our website at www.colorquarryletterpress.com for more information.

a bit about my design process...
After Ive provided you with a quote, if you'd like to move forward with an order, I will post a reserved listing for the full amount of what you'd like to order/ have printed. If you're having me customize an existing design, I ask that you send along the copy (ie. information) that you'd like placed. If you need help with wording, I would love to create some for you, but since its a rather personal thing, I usually ask you to provide it. If you're having a custom design created, I send along a consultation questionnaire via email. Its about 5 questions that help me hone in on the aesthetic you're looking for. After i receive your answers to the questionnaire, i start work on sketching/designing your invitation suite.It usually takes about a week until its designed and ready to send. When its completed, i email you a highres pdf of the design, in several different color options (if theres any particular color/color combinations youd like to see it in, just mention it in your questionnaire answers). At that point in the design process, we can discuss minor edits that you'd like done (ie. take out this design element, change this typeface, etc). Anything larger, or more significant in scope would require a discussion and possible additional design charges. If you've changed your mind and want to go in a completely new direction, we can discuss the price for multiple designs (this is rare, as i stress the need to be sure about what youd like included before i get started on the initial design, but i like to include this info, due to a couple of experiences when clients have requested multiple designs for one fee). Once I have final design approval from you, I ask that you review it one last time for any typos or incorrect information. This is important, as once it is sent to the platemaker, changes can no longer be made). Next, I send the file(s) to get magnesium plates made (used in printing). At that point, it takes about 2 weeks until theyre printed and ready to ship (due to the platemakers turnaround time, and the printing queue i usually have)...approximately 3 weeks in total from the start of design until they're printed and ready to ship!