PRINTforLOVEofWOOD

letterpress wedding invitations, prints and stationery

Manchester, United Kingdom
4,965 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars

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Last updated on Feb 7, 2021

NOTE: ROYAL MAIL - Due to resourcing issues and associated self-isolation, deliveries in the following areas are likely to be disrupted this week. USE TRACKED 1ST CLASS SIGNED FOR IF NEEDED FOR VALENTINES DAY!
Barking (IG11)
Burslem (ST6)
Croydon (CR0, CR9)
Debden (IG7-IG10)
Derby (DE1, DE3, DE21 to DE24, DE72 to DE74 and DE99)
Enfield DO (EN1-3)
Grays DO (RM16-RM20)
Harwich DO (CO12)
South Croydon DO (CR0, CR2)
St. Albans (AL1-AL5)
Tamworth DO (B77-B79)
Wootton Bassett DO (SN4 and SN16)

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Jacqui Sharples

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About PRINTforLOVEofWOOD

Sales 4,965
On Etsy since 2009

Wake up and smell the ink, kick off your bedsocks and print!

PRINT FOR LOVE OF WOOD
In 2009 after 26 years working in advertising I was lured by the smell of ink and wood type and set up a small studio dedicated to the love of letterpress, wood type and tree hugging paper.
A nine hour round trip from Lancashire to Fife in Scotland, to buy the first press of many, was the start of a journey that fate would take a hold of and create a dream.
Many friends have been met along the path but one in particular became a life long friend and mentor during her journey. John, a retired letterpress compositor and printer, passed on all his knowledge and shared his wonderful world of letterpress printing. The passion for using old skills grew stronger and soon it was time to move on and create a world of her own fuelled by the smell of freshly printed letterpress ink.
Print for Love of Wood was born and began to grow.

PRINT FOR LOVE
All those years working with clients, in the corporate world, were not wasted. Jacqui discovered her love for working with couples on their wedding stationery. She loves to take a vision and bring it to life. From the design stage, through to the printing when you can run your fingers and feel the tactile impression in the luxurious cotton paper.
It was a natural progression that ‘Print for Love’ was born and become part of the dream. Jacqui now works from a studio in an old mill, circa 1856, surrounded by a large collection of vintage wood type and printing presses.

The dream continues, printed with love…

Shop members

  • Jacqui Sharples

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Curator

    Graphic designer, letterpress printer

Production partners

  • Bespoke Laser UK

    Cwmbran, Wales

    a UK based laser cutting company

  • Small Local Printers

    Accrington, England

    A small business I have used for years for hotfoil and digital printing.

  • Bespoke Cotton Products Manufacturer

    London, England

    Makes eco friendly natural cotton bags to my speciifations

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