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COVID-19

COVID-19

In light of recent events we would like to assure you that as an e-commerce company, we are still able to dispatch orders as normal. However, please see changes to deliveries.

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Open When Envelopes

Open When Envelopes

Find out what an open when envelope is and some ideas on what to include. They can be used for all occasions including birthday surprise, marriage proposals and more!

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The Problem With Plastic

The Problem With Plastic

UK consumers are trying to cut down plastic use - we have collated data on the demographics and how people are implementing changes.

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Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

Pantone Colour of the Year 2020

It's that time of year again (no, not Christmas) when Pantone releases their new colour of the year. The colour they have selected for 2020 is 'classic blue'

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Christmas Opening Times 2019

Christmas Opening Times 2019

It's that time of year again where we shut down for Christmas! Our last day for dispatch is Friday 20th December and we will re-open on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Orders can still be placed on our websites during the Christmas period as normal

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Chinese New Year Red Envelopes

Chinese New Year Red Envelopes
It is tradition for red envelopes to be gifted containing money to children and single people which symbolises good luck and good fortune as well as to ward off bad spirits. Red envelopes are also typically given at other special occasions such as birthdays and weddings.
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White Ink Printing Now Available

White Ink Printing Now Available

We are pleased to announce that we have extended our in house print capabilites and can now print white or full colour ink onto coloured envelopes including dark colours such as black and navy. Not only are we now able to offer printing onto dark coloured envelopes but we can now offer printing onto metallic and pearlescent envelopes.

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Christmas Opening Times 2018

Christmas Opening Times 2018
Please note orders can still be placed on our websites during the Christmas period as normal and we will start dispatching on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.
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Pantone Colour of the Year 2019

Pantone Colour of the Year 2019
With a new year, comes a new Pantone colour of the year. For 2019, that colour is living coral. Find out how to use this with your stationery in 2019!
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The Creative Craft Show - Manchester 2018

The Creative Craft Show - Manchester 2018

Customers will be pleased to know that after more than an 8 year absence, Ideal Envelopes will be back at the ICHF Creative Craft Show in Manchester.

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10% Off Coloured Envelopes This World Cup

10% Off Coloured Envelopes This World Cup

Take advantage of 10% off all our standard stock coloured envelopes while England remain in this years world cup.

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Envelope Tips For Direct Mail

Envelope Tips For Direct Mail
The job of the envelope in a direct mail campaign beside delivering the content is simple - to be opened. Envelopes are the first thing you see, so you need to make a good first impression and stand out from the rest. We will share tips below on how to maximise open and response rates by picking the right envelope.
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Christmas Opening Times 2017

Christmas Opening Times 2017
Please note orders can still be placed on our websites during the Christmas period as normal and we will start dispatching on Tuesday 2nd January 2017.
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Carols From Chelsea Fundraising Event

Carols From Chelsea Fundraising Event

Ideal Envelopes was proud to be asked once again to help of The Institute of Cancer Research with a donation of envelopes for a fund raising event that is the highlight of their social calendar.

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