Somehow I answered a craigslist ad and bought a letterpress in the same week! We are happy to be owners of a 10x15 Kluge Automatic letterpress. This baby feeds paper so I don’t have to, and looks sweet while doing it. It was quite easy (what?!) to move home thanks to dear friends (Casey & RJ) and my amazing husband. (Moving our Chandler & Price wasn’t quite so...
This is the first of a few of my submissions for Minted’s Art Print Challenge. It’s the first challenge of this kind (that breaks out of stationery design), so it’s been a blast to pull together some entries. I put together an inspiration board for this entry that includes some favorites from my pinterest boards. Enjoy! clockwise left to right: 1. Farm House Table here. 2....
A little holiday lettering action for you! (music: O Come O Come Emmanuel by Sufjan Stevens)
I found a new antique shop to visit in Boone, Iowa this weekend. I purchased several children’s books to add to my little collection, and this was one of my favorite finds. I love the blend of bright tones with the neutral tan of the cover.
Mondays are always a challenge for me. After a slower-paced weekend (I still work on the weekends), I feel my weekend pace remains until late Monday afternoon. (No surprise, this quote comes from the movie, Office Space.)
Shutterfly Holiday 2011: Here is my round-up of some of the cards I have available at Shutterfly.com this year. You can find the section with some of my cards in if you sort by “Other Designers” or click here.
my business card and stationery set were featured... →
CLA #2: edge-painting: I’m constantly humbled by the two huge pieces of iron that live in my basement, and I’d like to start documenting certain things i’m learning in the printing world, so I’m doing this little segment called crazy letterpress adventures (CLA). The photos above are my first attempts at edge-painting. Edge-painting is a challenging technique for a couple of reasons: 1....
Moglea Holiday 2011: This shall be the first of a few posts featuring the holiday cards I have available across the web. I’ll start with Minted today! You can receive 10% off any of the holiday cards below with the code: MOGLEA2011 Click here to order one of my cards through Minted. Be sure to check out the sweet options for envelope liners and patterned backers. I’m a huge fan of all...