Hand Lettering + Laser Cutting

Hand Lettering + Laser Cutting

We’ve learned a lot about hand lettering since we’ve started Laser Cut Co. Hand lettering is an art form where letters are drawn by hand. It differs from calligraphy, where the artist uses specific strokes to create consistent letters. Hand lettering has really re-emerged over the last 10 years and is popular with events - such as invitations, day-of signage, and place settings.

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Material Spotlight - Vinyl

Material Spotlight - Vinyl

We cut vinyl using a vinyl cutter. It operates in a similar manner to our lasers - you start with a file and the machine reads the file/code and cuts out your shape. The main difference is that a vinyl cutter doesn’t have a laser, instead it has a mini blade, like an x-acto knife.

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Laser Cut Cake Toppers

Laser Cut Cake Toppers

We cut a lot of cake toppers at LCC! We make cake toppers from wood and acrylic. We can cut acrylic toppers from clear, white, black, silver mirror, gold mirror and rose gold mirror acrylic. Our cake toppers range in price from $28 to $55 depending on material, design and size.

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Material Spotlight - Mat Board

Material Spotlight - Mat Board

Mat board is quickly becoming one of our favorite materials to work with! Mat board is comparable to an extra thick cardstock - it’s typically about 055” thick. Mat board can be both engraved and cut. It typically engraves to be a light brown. When we cut/etch mat board, we cover the surface in a protective masking to help keep the surface clean. Mat board has color on one side and is white on the other side (normally with some sort of branding/text/grid.. Sometimes, mat board has a slight texture/tooth, but can also be smooth. Typically, mat board comes in 32” x 40” sheets.

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Routines - Lesly Chairez of Treats & Co

Routines - Lesly Chairez of Treats & Co

We love working with Lesly of Treats & Co! She is always up to something fun and is all about the details. She really does it all - custom cakes, desserts, custom backdrops/setups, balloon decor, centerpieces, goodie bags, table/chair rentals, and linen rentals! In today’s blog post, Lesly is going to walk us through her normal day.

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