2018 Encouragement: June | offthebeatenpress.com
30Jun

Here is this past month’s quotes of encouragement that I posted on Instagram.I am pretty sure my favorite from this past month is “I can’t adult today.” I feel like this one holds true for me on most days recently. I am already trying to think about what kind of format I want to do

2018 Encouragement: May | offthebeatenpress.com
30May

May is my birthday month so this one is extra special. Okay – its pretty much the same as January through April but I am still proud that I am going strong.

2018 Encouragement: January | offthebeatenpress.com
21Jan

For the year of 2018, I decided to keep up with encouraging quotes on my Instagram feed. I’ve started a large doc with a list of phrases and I just pull them out once or twice a week and make a little sign with it. Here are all the ones from January in a nice little

A Person's a Person No Matter How Small | offthebeatenpress.com
15Jul

When I was in high school we performed the play Suessical the Musical. Somewhere in my house I actually have a DVD of me all dressed up like a WHO running around madly on stage. Ever since, quotes from Dr. Suess’s “Horton Hears a Who” have stuck with me – this one in particular. I

Make No Little Plans | offthebeatenpress.com
12Nov

My company allows us to take one day off a quarter as an inspiration day! This is a super generous perk that might be one of my favorite things about my job. This quarter, I didn’t have much going on, so I went to the studio to print some old type I had set. One

Autumn is a second spring | offthebeatenpress.com
07Nov

Last friday was another letterpress sampler at the Visual Art Center. It might still be warm outside, but I thought this quote would be great for the season. I am getting better at locking things up so this one when really quick. I have some printed on thick stock paper and a few on thinner

Where there are Octobers | offthebeatenpress.com
01Oct

I was so happy that when we visited Canada this summer, I got to see Green Gables! I hadn’t visited since I was a little kid and it was just a blessing to have a gorgeous afternoon to explore the spot of the island that inspired such a beautiful book. In that book L. M.

You make me happy when skies are grey | offthebeatenpress.com
15Mar

I come back to this song again and again. I suppose anyone who heard it as a kid has some kind of nostalgia about it. It was first Friday a few weeks ago, so I set this to print at the art center and then brought it home and printed the lock up on the

Lettering - His mercies are new every morning | offthebeatenpress.com
02Mar

From sketch to vector. It helps to meditate on words and take time detailing each letter to drive the message home. I needed this one this morning.

Stars can't shine without darkness | offthebeatenpress.com
12Jan

I was working the other night on a commissioned project for a coworker. She wanted me to draw her wedding dress. This took me by aback a bit first, because I have never done anything like that, and second, because I was worried about getting it right! Turns out though that she just wanted a