'LOVE' Electric Red Letterpress Bird

Tiger and Fox

£6.50 Delivery included

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    • Order placed
    • 29th February
  2. local_shipping
    • Dispatched
    • 4th March
  3. mail
    • Standard delivery
    • 7th - 11th March

Credentials

  • Made in UK
  • Handmade
Description

A beautifully hand letterpress printed hanging bird decoration with 'Love' notecard. Send as an alternative Valentines card to hang as a keepsake decoration. Each card is hand letterpress printed with black ink, then die cut and creased to create the bird decoration. Small holes are added by hand using a Japanese hole punch tool and thread is carefully looped through and knotted. Each card is a little labour of love from hand printing on my treadle printing press (restored from c.1900) to die-cutting, folding and adding string. The bird decoration comes with a 'Love' notecard to write your own message.

The bird is printed on Gmund Electric Red Sparkly card. Thread made at Empress Mills, UK. Each piece comes a recycled kraft envelope.

With letterpress printing, each print involves composing the design into a metal chase, known as a form, which is locked into the bed of the press ready to be inked. The form is pressed against the paper, creating a beautiful impression and tactile finish.

Need to know

Card Gmund Electric Red.
Thread from Empress Mills, UK.
Bird card size flat. 24.5cm x15cm. Finished size. folded to A6.
Notecard. A6.
Recycled envelope. C6.

Delivery

The delivery options for this item are listed below (if it doesn't state 'Express delivery' then that option is not available for this product). As soon as you place your order, this small business will spring into action, get it ready and send it out... (and you can feel wonderful for supporting them).

Delivery options available

Standard delivery: included
Receive it by 7th - 11th March

For more information about delivery or returning items, please take a look at our Delivery & Returns page.

Catherine looking at printed cards near printing press.

Tiger and Fox

STamford, Lincolnshire

Hello, I'm Catherine, a designer and printmaker with a love of colour and illustration. After travelling in 2009, I fell in love with the range of letterpress prints I found around the world and soon got to teaching myself the traditional printing process when I returned to the UK. Today, my collection of printing presses, inks and wooden type has grown and I now create a range of paper goods focused on simple colour illustrations and the idea of having fun with paper.