Typography Terms | offthebeatenpress.com
18Feb

I share this list of terms with both my letterpress and calligraphy students. So I wanted to make it available to download for anyone. You can grab a copy of the PDF here. And if you want to learn more – sign up for one of my upcoming classes, or follow me on Instagram.

Letterpress Terms | offthebeatenpress.com
01Feb

I’ve had a list of letterpress terms that I have used for years when teaching with my students. This last month, I used some of these terms on Instagram in what I called the Letterpress ABC’s. Since I gathered all the photos for the posts, I sat down and made a PDF of Letterpress terms

Quote Round Up: January 2019 | offthebeatenpress.com
31Jan

Last year I did a bunch of quotes for weekly encouragement. I liked it so much, I decided to keep up with the tradition. This year, you can follow along with hashtag #otbp19 on Instagram. If you want to see last years, just look for #otbp18!

Classic cocktails with a twist | offthebeatenpress.com
27Jan

This post is really exciting for me! In 2017, I wrote out one cocktail recipe a week and posted them in a series on Instagram called #offthebeatendrinks. Last year, I listed them all on Etsy so you can buy individual prints if a particular drink speaks to you. But I knew I wanted to come

You're Just My Type | Off the Beaten Press
21Jan

Every year I make some Valentine’s Day Cards. While I made these a while ago, I never go around to posting them online. I set the type as an example for students in class to show them a little lock up. I think the lock up itself is pretty cute, not gonna lie. But it

Exclamation Points | Off the Beaten Press
14Jan

I made a TON of exclamation point cards in the fall of 2016. I had a gorgeous set of Bold ones and some Pastel beauties. Both of these styles sold out at the beginning of this year. When I was cleaning up in my studio though, I found some hidden plain white ones. These were

2018 Encouragement: End of the Year | offthebeatenpress.com
31Dec

Alright here is a round up of the rest of 2108! If you want to see all the words of encouragements from this year, check them out on Instagram using the #otbp18 hashtag.  

Interior Illustration | offthebeatenpress.com
14Dec

My friend asked me to make a variation of my house illustrations and I couldn’t turn her down. She sent me a few pictures of the inside of a VERY large house and I got to pick one to draw. I chose the dining room because I love the idea of families gathering together for

Jordan's Wedding Invites | offthebeatenpress.com
06Dec

My friend Jordan took my letterpress class several years ago. With her wedding coming up, she wanted to be involved with printing her own wedding invitations. I helped her design them and ordered all the cuts and materials. She came over after work one night once everything arrived and we set to printing on my

Travel: Amsterdam | Off the Beaten Press
22Nov

The past few days were spent in Amsterdam. I traveled there with my boyfriend to start a trip to Europe over Thanksgiving. We found a really great deal on round trip tickets and went to three different cities. The first one we landed in was Amsterdam. We got there at 5AM in the morning and