A Letterpress Christmas 2014 : Hammerpress

Hammerpress has hit one out of the park with their new letterpress Christmas card collection. The awesome mix of rich, saturated color, with great pattern and lovely hand lettering, make for some seriously eye-catching designs. And I cannot get enough of their die cut badge cards. So cool!

Check out all of the new designs in the Hammerpress shop, but before you go, here’s a taste of the craveable designs that you’ll find:

Hammerpress Letterpress Holiday Cards

images from Hammerpress

Holiday Card Picks : Hooray Today

If you’re looking for some seriously fun (and funny) holiday cards and gift tags, then you’ve gotta check out the new holiday collection from Hooray Today. I’m totally digging the mix of fantastic illustration, lettering, and cute and clever sayings, and the “You Know What’s Up” gift tag? Hilarious!

Here’s a peek at the collection, and be sure to head over to Hooray today to see all of the new cards and gift tags!

Hooray Today Holiday Cards & Gift Tags

Hooray Today Holiday Gift Tags

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images from Hooray Today

Heat Embossing 101 on Craftsy

Heat Embossing 101 | Paper Crave for @Craftsy

If you’ve never tried heat embossing, let me tell you, it’s a pretty cool, not to mention versatile, technique. I’m covering the heat embossing basics over at Craftsy this week, and I think that you might be surprised by how little you really need to get started. Check it out, won’t you, and let me know if you decide to give it a try!

And if you’re looking for a quick and easy project to get you started, be sure to head on over and have a look at my recent holiday gift tag tutorial to see an example of one way that you can incorporate heat embossing into your paper craft projects.

photo by Kristen Magee

Quick Picks : 11.13.14

Sugar Paper for Target

Sugar Paper + Target = a pretty great pair, no?

This Week’s Picks

♥ Lovin’ these Chinese Zodiac letterpress art prints from Tag Team Tompkins. A great gift idea!

Packaging & Dielines, the FREE e-book from Design Packaging Inc. + The Dieline, is awe-some. So many packaging ideas goin’ on in the ol’ noggin right now!

♥ These Frozen-themed birthday party invites are so pretty.

♥ This custom return address stamp for Christmas cards is so much fun!

Peace on Earth, Lindsay Letters style.

image from Sugar Paper