Ok, so maybe your printed piece isn't as complicated as the above origami bird, but it is always good practice to make a dummy (mock-up) yourself and also request a dummy from the printer when your project has multiple pages and/or folding. Often we need to know how much our brochure is going to weigh for the mailing house so a dummy made from the specified paper is key and will aid your printing budget.

Here are 12 money-saving tips for your next printing project.