(Closed) Self-print metallic envelope leaves indent impression

posted 4 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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591 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Can you run it through with the flap open? You may have to flip the printing to do so depending on which way the envelope goes through the printer…

I printed my envelopes and had no problems.

Post # 5
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60 posts
Worker bee

Could you print the envelope with some kind of thick paper inside? Maybe 2 or 3 layers of some kind of paper or cardstock? That may help!

Post # 6
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1427 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - parent's backyard

@mindybelcher:  to be honest, if simple printing puts impressions in the surface, then once it goes through the mail it’s probably going to look pretty bad. unless you are planning on hand-delivering these, you might want to look at other envelopes. 

Post # 8
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Newbee

Are you using an inkjet or laser printer?  I know on my laser there are settings for paper type.  Try using envelope, or better yet if it has it, thick envelope. The printer may be squeezing your paper to hard.

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