Popular add-ons

Dust Jacket

Dust jackets are an added touch available for hardcover books.

Dust jackets add to the perceived value of your book and bookstores love them.

Typically dust jackets are printed on one side only. The lamination is only applied to the printed side.

Dust Jacket Click image to enlarge

Belly Bands

There are two types of belly bands:

  • A complete wrap-around that has to be removed before the book can be opened.
  • A tuck-in style belly band similar to a dust jacket tucking into the front and back cover.
Belly band - a complete wrap-around Click image to enlarge
Belly band - a tuck-in style Click image to enlarge

You can add your branding or message to enhance the style and marketing of your project.

Flaps and Foldouts

Flaps and folds are an offset printing feature great for presenting methodologies or information.
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Flaps and Foldouts Click image to enlarge
Flaps and Foldouts Click image to enlarge

Inside Pockets

We can generally do any type of inside pocket style. Just send us a picture of the style you like and we can print it.

Inside Pocket Click image to enlarge


Tabs are a great way to organize your content. Tabs can be cut in different shapes and protected with gloss lamination (applied only to the tabs).

Tabs can only be included with Spiral and Wire-o bound books.

It’s easy and inexpensive to include tabs!

  • Most common sizes are 9pt, 10pt, 12pt paper
  • Tabs can be full color, PMS (pantone) color or black printed
  • A pocket can be included in the tab sheet
Different konds of tabs Click image to enlarge

Ribbon & Elastic

Ribbon can be satin, grosgrain or novelty. Ribbon comes in an array of colours to match your brand palette. You can even print on Grosgrain ribbon!

Ribbons Click image to enlarge

MCRL uses YAMA Ribbon which is safety certified and tested for hazardous materials. We also offer recycled ribbon made from rPET materials (minimum order quantity of 3000 books or planners).

Elastic closures are a popular embellishment AND easy way to keep loose notes safe and secure. Elastic closures can be produced in different widths and colors.

Journal with elastic Click image to enlarge

Metal Corners

Metal corners add an elegance and additional durability to your Journal or Planner.

MCRL offers various styles & colors in both shiny and matte finishes.

various styles & colors of corners Click image to enlarge
metal corner Click image to enlarge

Unique Features

Textured materials and mirrors are just two examples of unique features we can add to your project.

If you can think it, odds are we can do it!

Mirror in a book Click image to enlarge

Pens & Packaging – Learn more…

Have an innovative idea?

You’re only limited by your imagination!
We can produce and custom print almost anything.

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