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Happenstance - letterpress print / coincidence / word / print / flat card / note card / gift idea / wall decor / simple / minimalist

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This is one of my favourite words. And I got to print it with both wood type and metal type which created an interesting effect.

This print was letterpress printed on an antique printing press using white 100% cotton paper (110 lb. cover weight) and black rubber-based ink.

The text was set by hand in both wood type (the letter H) and metal type (the rest of the word). The form coming in contact with the soft cotton paper produced a beautiful tactile impression.

The print measures 4.25 x 5.5" and comes with a kraft envelope. It can be framed as a gift or given as a note card.


Photo credit: Melanie Mathieu Photography (www.mathieu-photo.com)


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Happenstance - letterpress print / coincidence / word / print / flat card / note card / gift idea / wall decor / simple / minimalist

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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: letterpress, printing press, antique printing press, antique press, printed by hand, hand printed, cotton paper, black ink, metal type, wood type, script font, script
  • Feedback: 24 reviews
  • Favourited by: 43 people
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