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As someone who’s made all their own greeting cards since they were about 8, I have found myself having to purchase birthday cards for friends at an alarming rate recently – I’d completely run out of hand made supplies!!

Yesterday I set about to remedy this situation (as the birthdays keep rolling around) PLUS I experimented with an idea which I’ve had for a while now; mixing up letterpress print with some other medium, in this case watercolour.

 

 

 

 

I was pleasantly surprised by the results, and love love love the softness of the pastel (like marshmallow!) watercolour offsetting the rustic typography produced by the weathered wooden type.

Now that I have a fresh supply of cards, I just need to make sure I get to the post office so they arrive at their destination right on time!

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