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: Paris | Off the Beaten Press
28Nov

The last city on my Thanksgiving trip to Europe was Paris. Click the name of the city to see the blog posts for Amsterdam and Brussels. It was mighty cold and the city had just erupted in riots on our arrival, but it was still gorgeous and filled with art & romance. The night we