Counting down to a special occasion? Stressing about how to get everything done in time? From invitations to thank you notes to simple greetings, thoughtful, well-designed cards can make any milestone or holiday even more special. These Baltimore stores can ease the load with cards that will knock your socks off. Better yet, all are locally owned, meaning you can support a local business and get a great product.
The Pleasure Of Your Company
Green Spring Station
2360 W. Joppa Road
Lutherville, Md. 21093
The Pleasure of Your Company is a 32-year-old, locally-owned stationery store. This store has custom gifts, greeting cards, invitations and letterhead. The Pleasure of Your Company has your stationery needs for anniversaries, baby and bridal showers, birthdays, graduation, weddings, and any other official or unofficial milestone, holiday or occasion, and has been recognized by “Baltimore Magazine” many times for Best Custom Invitations. The shop prides itself on its involvement in the community and local charity causes, providing internships, supporting charitable events and working with the United Way of Central Maryland. You can make your purchases online or in person at the store.
Gilah Press + Design
3506 Ash St.
Baltimore, Md. 21211
Gilah Press + Design is locally owned letterpress and design studio. This Baltimore area store has your needs for both your business and personal endeavors and will make any event or occasion very special with custom designs. The store’s designs have garnered rave reviews from everyone from customers to magazines, including a mention in Food & Wine. The company takes pride in its attention to detail and its wide selection of pre-made designs won’t disappoint. In the unlikely event that you can’t find something you like, the company already has already created many impressive custom designs.
Kindly R.S.V.P. Designs
3311 Katewood Court
Baltimore, Md. 21209
Kindly R.S.V.P. Designs is a Baltimore-owned graphic design business. Owner Rachel Dorenfeld strives to make her clients happy with custom favors, greeting cards invitations, table cards, thank you cards, and much more. Customers rave about Dorenfeld’s helpfulness and attention to detail. The store’s good service and excellent products earned it Wedding Wire’s 2012 Bride’s Choice Award.
This is the place to go for wedding-specific designs. MLC Designs is a Baltimore-based graphic design company owned by Madeline Lettre Comoglio, who discovered her passion for wedding design while planning her own 2003 wedding. She started MLC Designs after friends–impressed with her elegant nuptials–began asking for help. The shop specializes in creating custom made invitations, announcements, thank you notes and much more.
Just Ink On Paper
1425 Decatur St.
Baltimore, Md. 21230
Just Ink On Paper is a Baltimore-based design company owned and operated by Susan McArdle, who brings 10 years of field experience to the table. Customers praise her creativity, flexibility and budget consciousness. Her varied portfolio and willingness to cater to customers’ specific needs will allow even the pickiest host to find the perfect way to put ink on paper.
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