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Love Is All You Need

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Nov 20, 2013 Blog 2 Comments

An old friend of mine just got married this month. Life being incredibly busy these days, I missed out on all of her fun, pre-wedding events.

With her as my inspiration, I create a greeting card to send the happy couple. It is a 2-color card created with antique wood type and wood borders, and a few metal decorative elements.

We printed the borders first. (I say we, but Nate is generally in charge of the printing part while I favor the forme creation.)

letterpress lockup forever card

letterpress forme forever card 1

BUT THAT’S NOT ALL!

We also created some reusable drink coasters as our gift to these lovely folks. These are also 2-color and made with antique wood type and decorative metal accents. This photo shows print run #1 complete and color # 2 about to begin.

Love is All You Need Drink Coaster In Progress

And the final product:

2-color handmade letterpress coaster

set of 10 reusable letterpress coasters

And YES, we printed a few extras so others can enjoy them too!
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Comments

  • Jennifer Reid
    Nov 21, 2013 at 9:27 am Reply

    Thank you so much Heather & Nate! We really appreciate it! Such a thoughtful gift!! Love you & miss you! Xoxox

  • Emily Hancock
    Nov 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm Reply

    Nicely done!!

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