Chris always wins the award for best gifts. They’re always thoughtful and fun and something you never realized you wanted but as soon as it’s yours you can’t imagine not having it. This year one of the things he got me was a stamp kit. It came with a double sided rubber stamp, rubber carving […]
Just finished wrapping the last of the Christmas presents. Having family out of stave means I have to wrap my presents but also ship them to make sure they arrive on time. It seems a little frantic sometimes but not having any holiday stress the week before Christmas is really pretty nice. I get to […]
As I’ve continued to add large items (like a hydraulic paper cutter) to my print studio I’ve had to get creative in order to keep everything in my relatively small space. This weekend I built new pallets that were smaller but still allowed for the pallet jack to move things around. It was a fairly […]
After we finished restoring the press it was time to get into the details of calibrating it. I wanted to make sure that I took my time so that I would only have to do it once and could make small adjustments based on what I was printing in the future. I used wood type […]
After a long-time obsession with stationary and letterpress, Ryan and I decided to buy a printing press. We went to the Museum of Printing in Andover and tried to learn a little more about what we were getting ourselves into. We originally wanted a smaller table top press but quickly learned that we would be […]
Happy Valentine’s Day! This year instead of making a card for Ryan I decided to stitch him up a jar of hearts. I feel pretty darn lucky to have him in my life and am always looking for a good excuse to let him know how happy he makes me. Hope you all had a […]
Winter is the perfect time to stay inside and work on craft projects. I took a trip to Zimmans to buy some fabric for some bags I’ve been working on. I absolutely love that store, I walk in and am instantly overwhelmed with possibilities.
After a trip to the apple orchard I was anxious to make some fresh apple treats. I am not a huge fan of apple pie and I made apple crisp last year so I decided to try something new. I found a recipe for caramel apple bars and they were delicious. They were soft and […]