“there was a star danced...” Letterpress Card
Occasionally Speaking Fine Greeting Cards are printed using the timeless technique of letterpress on a vintage Kluge printing press. Printing blocks with individual letters are literally pressed into the paper stock to give each card a unique texture.
there was a star danced, and under that was i born.
100% Cotton Paper
We source our 100% cotton paper from the oldest paper mill in the world, Fabriano in Italy. Beloved by artistic masters Michelangelo and Beethoven, our paper has unique deckled edges and an impressive weight to help your correspondence make a lasting impression.
Printed with Soy Ink
In combination with letterpress, we utilize soy-based metallic inks to provide deep, rich colors that are friendlier to the environment.
Occasionally Speaking is proud to be a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and is in the process of becoming officially designated as such. Not only are we women-owned, but as a small family business, three generations of women touch many aspects of our work.
Founder & CEO Bridget Verdun charts the course, her mother, Pam Durkin, manages fulfillment, and Bridget's teenage daughter, Eloise, brings technological tenacity to ensure that we shine online! We are a company driven by women with inspiration, innovation and intuition woven through all that we do.