collection envelopes for churches, cathedrals and charities everywhere

orders can be placed from as
little as £40 including carriage

£40

guide to artwork and illustrations

boxed sets

customised Gift Aid envelopes

premium customised Gift Aid envelopes

bespoke artwork (something special)

 

When preparing artwork, please remember that our reproduction will only be as good as the image you supply. To ensure best results, please observe the following guidelines, which we have listed by product.

 


boxed sets

customised Gift Aid envelopes

 

 

simple line drawing 1      linechurch4       

 

 

 

 

 

Simple line work produces the best results, as the examples above. This origination can be supplied electronically or as hard copy.

electronic origination

Electronic files can be uploaded on this website when ordering or emailed to us at studio@envelopesystems.co.uk. Your file should be supplied to the specification below.

• suitable file types: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, PDF
• optimum resolution: 300 dpi
• optimum size: SS, same size as image to be printed.
Resizing does not always produce the results you expect. 
hard copy origination

Please provide your hard copy image in the order of preference below.

• the original artwork
• a crisp, clear copy, preferably printed professionally
• a crisp, clear copy printed by laser
avoid

 

      

 

• photographs and complex illustrations with tints or coloured areas. Consider premium customised for this.
• images embedded within other software such as Microsoft Word.
• PNG files. These are very low resolution, designed for web use only.

Note: for customised Gift Aid envelopes, origination should be designed for the heading area only. The declaration is standard on this style and cannot be altered.

 


premium customised Gift Aid envelopes  

 

Premium customised Gift Aid envelopes include the facility to use colour artwork, including full colour, as well as complex and fine images not possible with our regular Gift Aid envelopes. Customisation is to the heading area only.

artwork file specification

Electronic files can be uploaded on this website when ordering or emailed to us at studio@envelopesystems.co.uk. Your file should be supplied to the specification below.

• resolution: 600dpi
• colour system: CMYK
• suitable file types: JPEG, TIFF, EPS, PDF
• optimum size: SS, same size as image to be printed, without crop marks.
Resizing does not always produce the results you expect. 
 
Customers considering substantial text or imagery on a premium customised envelope may like to consult our downloadable guide to image areas.
 

premium customised print areas

 


bespoke artwork (something special)

 

 

All things are possible with bespoke artwork, where you can start with a blank canvas and produce imagery and text to your exact requirements.

envelope size

For bespoke work, we can print onto any size of envelope up to C4.

Your artwork should be supplied at the correct size for the envelope it is to be printed onto. For your convenience we have provided print area guides below for our two most popular sizes which are

• 140mm x 83mm

• 152mm x 89mm

Examples of bespoke work and further information on the options available appear on our 'something special' products page here.

artwork file specification

Electronic files should be emailed to us at studio@envelopesystems.co.uk. Your file should be supplied to the specification below.

• print ready PDF
• all images and fonts to be embedded
• resolution: 600dpi
• colour system: CMYK
• optimum size: SS, same size as image to be printed, without crop marks.
Resizing does not always produce the results you expect. 

 

Customers considering bespoke envelopes are advised to consult our downloadable guides to image areas.
 

  140mm x 76mm bespoke print areas      152mm x 89mm bespoke print areas 

 


something special

need something extra special? Let us produce beautiful envelopes from your own artwork in colour. Perfect for non-church charities or those with strong identities to promote.

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order online, call us now on 01767 681717 or email us at enquiries@envelopesystems.co.uk


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