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Small Format Paper Stocks

As a world-class online printer, Smartpress offers superior paper stocks and lots of options. Whether you’re designing a brochure for your business, turning a custom booklet into a photography portfolio or sending warm wishes with your own cards, the right paper can help send the right message.

Learn more about our premium paper stocks and find the right one for your online printing project. And check out UV Coating and Soft Touch Laminate to find options for protecting your projects.

Paper Weight
Coated/Uncoated
Color
Common Uses

Coated Gloss Paper Stock
Coated Gloss

Paper Weight

Text: 80#,100#
Cover: 80#, 100#, 120#

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Magazines, lookbooks, product catalogs

Coated Matte Paper Stock
Coated Matte

Paper Weight

Text: 80#,100#
Cover: 80#, 100#, 120#

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Magazines, lookbooks, product catalogs

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Coated Matte - White Paper Stock
Coated Matte – White

Paper Weight

150#

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Business cards, hang tags

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 50% recycled content: 10% post-consumer waste, 40% pre-consumer waste

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Coated Metallic - Ice Silver Paper Stock
Coated Metallic – Ice Silver

Paper Weight

Text: 80#
Cover: 110#

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White-silver pearlescent

Common Uses

Invitations: galas, weddings, corporate events

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: Chlorine-free

Coated Semigloss 1 Side (C1S) Paper Stock
Coated Semigloss 1 Side (C1S)

Paper Weight

Text: 80#,100#
Cover: 80#, 100#, 120#

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Business cards, posters, large signage

Coated Semigloss 2 Side (C2S) Paper Stock
Coated Semigloss 2 Sides (C2S)

Paper Weight

10pt, 12pt, 14pt, 18pt, 24pt

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Business cards, posters, large signage

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Felt Weave - Natural Paper Stock
Felt Weave – Natural

Paper Weight

Cover: 100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Natural with a raised bump texture

Common Uses

Art prints, invitations, note cards, thank you cards

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 30% post-consumer fiber, chlorine-free

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Felt Weave - White Paper Stock
Felt Weave – White

Paper Weight

Text: 80#
Cover:100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

White with a raised bump texture

Common Uses

Art prints, invitations, note cards, thank you cards

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 30% post-consumer fiber, chlorine-free

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Kraft Paper Stock
Kraft (Speckletone)

Paper Weight

Cover: 100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Brown with visible flecks

Common Uses

Business cards, journals

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 100% recycled content with 30% from post-consumer waste, chlorine-free, made with 100% green hydropower

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Linen - Natural Paper Stock
Linen – Natural

Paper Weight

Cover: 100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Natural with a raised grid texture

Common Uses

Wedding invitations

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 30% post-consumer fiber, chlorine-free

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Linen - White Paper Stock
Linen – White

Paper Weight

Text: 70#
Cover: 110#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

White with a raised grid texture

Common Uses

Wedding invitations

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 30% post-consumer fiber, chlorine-free

Synthetic (Waterproof) Paper Stock
Synthetic (Waterproof)

Paper Weight

10 mil, 14 mil

Coated/Uncoated

Coated

Color

White

Common Uses

Waterproof menus

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Uncoated 100% Recycled - White Paper Stock
Uncoated 100% Recycled – White

Paper Weight

Text: 100#
Cover: 80#, 100#, 130#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

White with a few flecks and fibers

Common Uses

Newsletters, annual reports, invitations, business cards

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 100% post-consumer-waste recycled fiber, chlorine-free

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Uncoated 40% Recycled - Hemp Paper Stock
Uncoated 40% Recycled – Hemp

Paper Weight

18 pt

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Jute (warm beige/cream with a subtle green undertone)

Common Uses

Premium business cards, rack cards, bookmarks

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: Made of 30% hemp fibers, 40% recycled fibers and 30% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) fibers, sourced sustainably

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Uncoated - Black Paper Stock
Uncoated – Black

Paper Weight

Cover:100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Dark, rich black

Common Uses

Business cards, greeting cards, invitations

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 30% post-consumer recycled fiber, chlorine-free, made with 100% renewable green electricity

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Uncoated Smooth - Natural Paper Stock
Uncoated Smooth – Natural

Paper Weight

Text: 80#
Cover:80#, 100#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Warm white with creamy, light matte look

Common Uses

Journals, greeting cards, business cards

eco-friendly iconECO-FRIENDLY: 10% post-consumer recycled, made using non-polluting renewable energy

Uncoated Smooth - White Paper Stock
Uncoated Smooth – White

Paper Weight

Text:70#, 80#, 100#
Cover:80#, 100#, 130#

Coated/Uncoated

Uncoated

Color

Pleasant blue-white

Common Uses

Journals, greeting cards, business cards

Coated Gloss & Matte

  • Coated stock with a coated surface
  • Brightness: 96
  • Guaranteed 7 pt. and 9 pt. for direct mail postal requirements
  • Superior toner adhesion for better image reproduction

Coated Matte – White

  • Coated cover stock in white color with a matte finish
  • Brightness: 90
  • 150# weight
  • 50% recycled content: 10% post-consumer waste, 40% pre-consumer waste
  • pH neutral and long-life archival

Coated Metallic – Ice Silver

  • Coated metallic paper stock with a white-silver pearlescent color
  • Shimmers and shines silver even more in the light
  • UV coating not recommended
  • CMYK color equivalent: C: 5.1%, M: 5.5%, Y: 1.3%, K: 0.1%
  • Chlorine-free
  • Manufactured with wind power

Coated Semigloss 1 Side (C1S)

  • Cardstock with one uncoated side and one exceptionally smooth side with a semigloss finish
  • Brightness: 92

Coated Semigloss 2 Sides (C2S)

  • Cardstock with both sides coated and an exceptionally smooth semigloss finish

Felt Weave – White and Natural

  • Uncoated paper stock with a sophisticated felt text and cover finish
  • Great option for even the most challenging finishing techniques
  • Non-directional pattern is the perfect canvas for four-color imagery
  • Raised bump texture
  • Chlorine-free
  • 30% post-consumer fiber

Hemp

  • Uncoated stock
  • Made of 30% hemp fibers, 40% recycled fibers and 30% Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) fibers
  • Sourced sustainably through conscious growing practices

Kraft – Speckletone

  • Uncoated stock with visible flecks that offers a timeless look with character
  • Chlorine-free
  • 100% recycled content with 30% from post-consumer waste
  • Made with 100% green hydropower
  • Note: Due to the nature of the paper, ink-free design areas will appear as the brown paper stock color

Linen – White and Natural

  • Uncoated paper stock with timeless linen color and texture
  • Rich surface pattern allows for excellent printability
  • Raised grid texture
  • Chlorine-free
  • 30% post-consumer fiber

Synthetic (Waterproof)

  • Synthetic stock offers more strength and durability than standard paper stocks
  • Exceptional ink adhesion
  • Amazing image resolution and consistent print performance
  • Considered waterproof when UV-coated
  • Available in various thicknesses

Uncoated 100% Recycled – White

  • White paper stock with a few flecks and fibers (compared to many other recycled papers)
  • Perfect option for conscientious designers with sustainability in mind
  • Brightness: 96
  • Chlorine-free
  • Acid-free for added archival quality
  • 100% post-consumer-waste recycled fiber

Uncoated – Black

  • Uncoated stock with a dark, rich color for a sleek, classy look
  • Ideal for white ink printing and white ink with full-color processing
  • 100# weight
  • Chlorine-free
  • Carbon-neutral
  • 30% recycled post-consumer fiber
  • Made with 100% renewable green electricity

Uncoated Smooth – Natural

  • Uncoated paper stock with a warm white color and light, creamy matte look
  • Cannot be UV-coated
  • Chlorine-free
  • 10% post-consumer recycled
  • Manufactured using non-polluting renewable energy

Uncoated Smooth – White

  • Uncoated stock with a pleasant blue-white color and a smooth, uniform surface for better resolution
  • Brightness: 98
  • Excellent opacity for minimal show-through
  • Smooth, uniform finish for better resolution
  • Acid-free for archival quality

 

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