tomboy

handmade journals & letterpress prints

Tennessee, United States · 363 Sales

tomboy

handmade journals & letterpress prints

Tennessee, United States 363 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Announcement   Quality handmade journals & letterpress prints with a vintage nerdy flare.

Visit www.crowinghensbindery.com for more books, decorative papers, and handmade boutique tools.

If you are interested in purchasing multiples of any of our prints please convo us first and we will reserve a collection with adjusted shipping just for you.

All prints will be signed and will be shipped flat with insurance.

We are happy to reserve listings with adjusted shipping for international orders. Please convo us first for a shipping quote. Since we ship USPS, we cannot offer tracking on international orders.

Announcement

Quality handmade journals & letterpress prints with a vintage nerdy flare.

Visit www.crowinghensbindery.com for more books, decorative papers, and handmade boutique tools.

If you are interested in purchasing multiples of any of our prints please convo us first and we will reserve a collection with adjusted shipping just for you.

All prints will be signed and will be shipped flat with insurance.

We are happy to reserve listings with adjusted shipping for international orders. Please convo us first for a shipping quote. Since we ship USPS, we cannot offer tracking on international orders.

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Laura Stokes

Laura Stokes on Dec 25, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Very fun title and well done on the inside. SUCH quick shipping!

ksands3

ksands3 on Jul 9, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Brilliant idea & execution! A great way to reuse lovely old book covers in the production of something useful. I'll be back for more!

ksands3

ksands3 on Jul 9, 2014

5 out of 5 stars

Brilliant idea & execution! A great way to reuse lovely old book covers in the production of something useful. I'll be back for more!

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About

Handmade books, tools, and paper- all in one place.

For 5 years, I worked at Hatch Show Print a historic letterpress poster print shop in my hometown of Nashville, TN where I cut my teeth on ink, and wood type. During that time I opened my own Etsy store (www.tomboy.etsy.com) to sell my own prints and handbound books. In May 2014 I received an MFA in Book Arts at the Center for the Book at the University of Iowa in Iowa City and now I own and operate Crowing Hens Bindery in Nashville, TN where I make and sell luxury blank books, boutique tools, and decorative papers, which can be purchased here: www.crowinghensbindery.com

After more than 3 years in the making, Crowing Hens Bindery, crowinghensbindery.com, opened in the summer of 2014. At Crowing Hens Bindery we believe that there is no substitute for quality handmade products, be they books, tools, or papers. When we design journals, notebooks, and account books we build them to last. We use binding techniques that focus on the needs of a writer- books that are designed to be written in after they are bound. We implement bookbinding structures that have been developed throughout history to accommodate these unique demands to ensure that our books are a pleasure to use, and that they last for generations.

As a Nashville-based private business, we do our best to honor the heritage of art and fine craft that saturates our community and region. By providing quality handmade products made from the best materials available and using sound binding techniques, we aspire to create beautiful, useful products that become a part of your everyday life.

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Shop policies

Last updated on November 24, 2014
Welcome to our shop! We want to thank you for taking the time to check out our books, prints, envelopes, and other ephemera. We have high standards for quality and craftsmanship, and we make every effort to accurately represent our products. As with anything made by hand, there will always be some variation from piece to piece. In addition, many of our items are made from recycled materials, so please consider unique characteristics and their age to be part of their charm. Please be aware that images will vary in color and contrast depending on your monitor settings. If you have any questions about my work, please do not hesitate to ask.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
We accept Payments through Paypal and Etsy and expect to receive payment within 48 hours of purchase. After 48 hours, unpaid transactions with no communication will be cancelled and the item(s) will be relisted.
Shipping
All prints are shipped flat. Any prints purchased with other items in the same order will be mailed separately. Extra care is taken to ensure that your items arrive safely.

We ship USPS. Shipping costs reflect packaging and USPS postage. If you have specific shipping requests or delivery time concerns, please convo us prior to placing your order so that we can work out a suitable arrangement. Any special requests for changes in shipping options may delay the shipment of a sale. We cannot offer tracking information for international shipments.
Refunds and Exchanges
All items shipped will be insured for the full purchase value. Every effort is made to ensure that items are shipped in appropriate protective packaging. In the event that an item is damaged in transit, it is the customer's responsibility to redeem the insured value of the item via USPS. The books in our shop are made one at a time with unique covers and may not be replaceable.
Additional policies and FAQs
All artwork in this shop is copyright Mary Louise Sullivan and may not be used or reproduced in any way whatsoever without permission of the artist. Sale of artwork DOES NOT transfer any copyright or grant permission for any other uses.