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Inspiration: A rainbow of vintage typewriters

23 Feb

A vintage typewriter can tie your vintage-style wedding together nicely. And what guest wouldn’t love to type a sweet note to the bride and groom on one of these beautiful typewriters.

Bonus: with a little searching, you can find a typewriter in nearly any color to match your wedding decor.


Image from curtisztypewriters.com


Image from The Girl Can’t Help it Vintage Blog.

Image from Brunette on a Budget.

Image from Poetic Home.

Image from Polyvore.

Amazed by The English Dept.

4 Feb

The English Dept. Is hosting their annual bridal show this weekend. I so wish I could be there!

These dresses are stunning, ethereal and… simply perfect.

Love, love, love.

The English Dept. Is run by owner/designer Elizabeth Dye. Photography by Lisa Warninger.

Oh, and for those of you who aren’t Portland-bound, check out Elizabeth’s Etsy store.

DIY letterpress

29 Jan

Letterpress makes us swoon. The texture, the cut of the printing block, the ink.

But it also makes us sad because it’s so expensive.

Cue the doves & the choir of angels… now you can do it yourself at home!

The always-awesome Paper-Source just released a home letterpress set! It retails for only $149 (one of us once paid over $300 for a broken letterpress – and dreamed of fixing it up) – that includes the following:

Letterpress tool
Epic 6 machine
Clear packing mat with packing sheet
Ink brayer
Ink base
Black letterpress ink
Letterpress paper (10 sheets of A2 flat)
Paper positioning guides
Printing plates
Printing plate adhesive

Perhaps it’s the “new” GOCCO?
Whatever it is, it’s on our Christmas lists!

Watch for a tutorial the week after Christmas (if a certain husband gets it for a certain wife)!