paper + letterpress

Giant Paper Alphabet Blocks

by Ashley Page Norton 

Paper is definitely my favorite medium! Here is a paper project you can customize in so many ways and you probably already have all the materials. These blocks are great to have on hand for baby showers, birthday parties, holidays, etc. You can use them over and over again, just put useful letters on them and make them in a color palette you love. This pink variety would decorate an adorable second birthday for a little girl!

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Envelope Inspiration No. 2

Here are 10 inspiring handmade envelopes. My favorite is #6! It’s much better to find one of these in your mailbox than bills.  (PS – Envelope Inspiration No. 1)

Envelope Inspiration No. 2 | Oh Happy Day!

1. Vintage Letter | 2. Polka Dot Envelopes | 3. Melon Mail | 4. Confetti Envelope | 5. World Mail Day | 6. Hand Lettered Envelope | 7. Spotty Parcel | 8. Gold Letter | 9. Confetti Letter | 10.Cutout Name Mail

Printable Fishing Party

by Alix Sorrell

Have you ever had a fishing party? Even if you weren’t planning on it, these fish printables are perfect for any modern black & white summer gathering. You can make straw toppers, gift tags, place cards, and garlands all with these simple paper fish. Add in colored plates, napkins, and other fun decor to give this modern nautical party a pop!

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Tiny Prints

I’m still a huge fan of sending out paper invitations. I love all these cute designs from Tiny Prints. Digital printing is a great way to save time & money when I’m planning a party. Tiny Prints has a ton of great designs to choose from and once you order, they arrive in the mail very fast. Before my kids head back to school (so soon!) I think it would be fun to personalize their notebooks and order a few classroom tags for all their supplies. Here are a few of my favorite supplies in case you want to plan your own party before summer ends:

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A. Sunray Party Invitations | B. Plastic Cutlery | C. Confetti Balloons | D. Address Labels | E. Confetti | F. Striped Plates | G. Baby Shower Invitations | H. Ice Cream Cone

This post is sponsored by Tiny Prints, where every choice is a stylish choice.

Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day

Craft Night: Calligraphy Class

We had our first craft event of the summer at my studio this last weekend. The first was the calligraphy event sponsored by Bing. My friend Maybelle Imasa-Stukuls taught the class. I love Maybelle’s teaching style and she thinks of every little detail so every little part of the class is so beautiful. She makes everyone a calligraphy starter kit including custom-made ink holders, black ink, a pen holder, nib and a practice book and sheets. (See all the pictures below!) We’ve still got a few spots left in our upcoming Back to School Screenprinting Bonanza! and Woodworking classes!

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