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My favorite book for the Christmas season…

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I would like to share a personal item this Christmas season.  A long time ago my family inherited a small book called The Story Of The Other Wise Man from my grandfather.  It was one of his favorite books and it is full of his handwritten notes in the margins.  Although it is not specifically a Christmas story it tells the tale of a journey that began with a man following a star in the east, searching for something he didn’t even fully understand.  The book can be read in one sitting and it is definitely worth it.

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What mine looks like

 

Did he find what he was looking for…..I won’t spoil it for you!   

Have a Wonderful Christmas!

May you find the lifelong Joy and Peace offered by the birth of Christ…

Todd Smith

 

Making a dream come true…

Book Printing and BindingWe offer many different book printing and book binding options to our customers.  Elizabeth chose to have a custom hard cover binding for her project and was very happy with the service and final product she received!

“I wanted to make a hardback, bound book of my late husband’s writings. Poems, plays and stories. Becky at Smith Printing Company helped me make this dream come true. She guided me through their process with ease and compassion. I felt as if she was really invested in my project. She had great suggestions for me and I could tell that she really cared about my small project. The books were absolutely beautiful. I felt that as much care was given to my project as would have been given to a much larger project. I totally recommend Smith Printing Company.”

 

How Big are the Stars…

Book Printing and BindingHelping people print books that capture life experiences to share with future generations is one of our favorite things!  Doug created a wonderful book and we made sure it received the attention all of his efforts deserved.  He opted for a solid color foil stamped book cover that turned out very nice.  He gave us this feedback once the project was complete…

“Hi Becky, my name is Doug Wright, you know me through my book of memories growing up on our Iowa farm in the 1950’s and 60’s, (Dad, How Big are the Stars.)   My niece Tonya Carstens has acted on my behalf and as an intermediary between you and me over the last few months.  I just wanted to personally tell you how very pleased I am with the finished product that you and your company have made for me and  for my family.  I worked off and on, on the book for two years, after many years of thinking about writing it. It was a labor of love and I want to express my gratitude to you for your part in making my wish come true for my family to know and understand what our life was like growing up on the farm so long ago. 

Thank you for helping my dream become a reality. If I ever decide to write a follow up book on our lives post farm life, I will certainly remember you.”

With highest regards,

Doug Wright

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Compliments on the quality of the books…

Book Printing and Binding Kandy and her daughters have a family owned publishing company run by two generations of women who believe stories matter!  During a time of isolation she wrote a book where the story provides opportunities to find happiness.  They sent us a nice card expressing their thanks for our assistance in producing “Red Was Blue.”

“We wanted to let you know we have received so many compliments on the quality of the books print and hard cover.  Everyone says it is one of the highest quality books they own.  We are so thankful for you and your partnership.  Our next couple of books will be coming late spring, early summer.  We look forward to continuing projects.”

Kandy & the Girls

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Book can be purchased at Miz Stevens Publishing, LLC

Book Signing in Wisconsin!

Irene is an author that wrote a book about her hometown of Greenwood Wisconsin.  The book has been very popular and she stated, “The books have been well received with all 300 of her initial order going quickly.”  We have even received phone calls at Smith Printing from individuals praising the quality of the book!  Starting with notebooks full of information, and little help, she was able to transform it all into book form.  As mentioned in the Medford Star News, she hopes the book serves as a resource for families with roots in the Greenwood area.  I’m sure she had a lot of fun at her book signing!

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Irene sent us a nice handwritten note sharing her words of appreciation and these newspaper clippings.

“Dear Becky,

I just wanted to share these newspaper articles with you.  I have received so many compliments on the book.  Thank you for the beautiful printing job!

Sincerely,

Irene Dums”

Book printing recommendation!

Book Printing and BindingFamily history books are one of the most popular types of books we regularly print at Smith Printing Company.  The Burns family has printed two books with us commemorating their own family history.  They sent us a nice handwritten note stating their experience with Smith Printing…

“Becky,

We appreciate you printing this project.  We have had a lot of positive comments from the family about the printing and binding of the book.  We would highly recommend your company to anyone wanting a book printed.”

Thank you,

Bill & Blanche Burns

Christmas keeps on going all year long…

Book Printing and BindingIt may be a hot summer but customers are still feeling like it’s Christmas!  Opening boxes of your printed books can be a great experience, Teresa shared hers:

“Dear Becky,

I just received Christmas in July!  Yes, my books were delivered today.  You and your crew did a beautiful job.  I am very happy with my book.  Thank you so much for making my journey end with a beautiful book.  I appreciate you more than I can say in mere words and will be forwarding your name to anyone who wants to their works put into print. 

It has truly been a privilege to work with you.  Keep up the good work Becky.

Fondly, Teresa”

Smith Printing goes to Washington!

Book Printing and Binding ServicesWe have been printing books for a long time now and have had customers all over the world.  One of our latest books was to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Presidential Food Service at the White House.  It sounds like they enjoyed the books almost as much as the delicious food served over the last seven decades! 

I did take a look inside but I can’t tell you about it… 😉 

“Good morning Becky,

The books are far beyond our expectations and we are extremely happy with them!

We are working on sending it to NAVSUP (Naval Supply Systems Command) our Supply headquarters to showcase what your business and Presidential Food Service has done!”

Another successful book delivery…

Book Printing and BindingEven as a small family run business we have customers all over the country and world!  Good packaging and planning ensure that a great book project gets delivered successfully.  Thank you Bob and Colleen for your kind words:

“Becky:

The books arrived today, and you have got to be commended for a great job, well done!!

Packing was very thorough and UPS treated the boxes with lots of care.

Bindery was everything we had hoped for.  

Thanks for getting the job done well:  It has been a pleasure doing business with you and Smith Printing, Co.  LLC

The check is in the mail!”

Bob and Colleen Eldredge

Christmas in June…!

Book Printing and BindingWell it may be the middle of June but it was like Christmas for Anne!  She created a fun dog themed book and was delighted with the result.

Becky!

We just received and opened the two boxes and it really was like Christmas in June!  Good, great, excellent work!  The binding is superb as is everything else!  Thank you so, so much for making this possible!  We absolutely love the supremely professional job including the kind, helpful and fun correspondence with you through this journey.  So please, send me the invoice because I have never been so happy to spend my hard-earned cash as on this. 

Appreciatively and with thanksgiving to the Lord for you,

Anne

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