For You

Fold-over Greeting Card – Set of 17
“Thank You!”
Printed in Spring, 2018

This design evolved from a simple form to biting off more than I could chew. Daunted by multiple press setups, registration tweaks, and uneven surfaces, I was nearly defeated. When gravity and balance at last took hold I was delightfully surprised with a tickle of pride.

“Thank You” card print design of a girl reading a book framed by multiple ornamental floral border fills.Lock-up of handset letterpress form mounted on an antique press.Ornamental vintage line block patterns with “Thank you” block nested in the middle.“Thank You” card print of girl reading a card framed by ornamental patterns and border fills.

Antique moveable ornament, border fill, and line block delicately handset in a balanced letterpress composition. Put to rest on European mold made cotton paper with deckle edges.

Imperfectly handmade and 100% human-powered on a 1890s C&P Platen Press in Toronto, Canada.

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