Mother’s Day is coming in May, and Father’s Day is just around the corner from there in June. I’m happy to share some of my new releases for both holidays below. You can view these and full collection of letterpress cards for moms and dad by visiting my website!
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Since the Election, the Inauguration, and the Women’s March on Washington we’ve had many requests for cards to use to communicate with our elected officials. We’ve turned your requests into a reality with a special INAUGURATION release of 6 cards we feel address many issues close to our hearts.
What does it mean to be American? The Statue of Liberty – symbol of american open doors. Affordable healthcare. A quote from American civil rights leader and hero, Martin Luther King Jr. The services provided by Planned Parenthood. And the Environment.
You can view the full collection HERE.
NRDC, Chicago Women’s Health Center, ACLU, ADL, Planned Parenthood and more…
Newest Holiday and Christmas Card Releases
It’s not even Halloween yet, but we’ve already been preparing for the holidays since summer. I’m happy to announce our newest holiday card releases for 2016.
Letterpress Bookmarks – ALL NEW
The last of our new releases are our awesome and amazing Letterpress Bookmarks. They’ve all been doing well in our new gift shop. Hope you enjoy!
ALL NEW: Mugs and Shot Glasses
We’ve also released some new gift items. The Chicago Mugs listed below have been doing really well in our retail shop. They make a great gift for Chicago lovers and tourists love them too.
And who doesn’t love a good curse word. OR anything with bad words in general. Our Fuck Mug has been doing great since we launched it. It’s a new best seller!
We also love our new shot glasses! Great as a gift for your drunk friend or as a fun party favor. We just love this Anchor and the Yay below./
ALL NEW: Funny Birthday Cards
We have all our new releases for spring 2016. You asked for it, and you got it – more great Funny Birthday Cards for all the special people in your life!
We also have a new line of interactive “Fortune Cookie” cards with an interactive pull out fortune. These are some of our new favorites. We have fortunes for all the big events in your life, which I’ll share more next week. For now here are our letterpress birthday cards that are fortune cookies. We hope you enjoy, and at least you had a little chuckle 🙂
funny birthday cards
Moms, Dads and Grads
Mom, Dad and Grad cards:
Even though it’s still full-on winter here in Chicago, we’ve got the spring holidays on our mind. Our new releases for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and new Graduation Cards have arrived and all are available in the online shop. I had a lot of fun designing these. I especially love the pop of gold foil in cap of the graduation cards.
Check out the selections below, or click each image to access each card directly.
Handmade Chicago Valentine’s Day Gift Guide
Here at Steel Petal Press®, we love all things handmade. How better to share that love than to put together a list of our favorite local and handmade Valentine’s Day gift ideas? If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your sweetie, read on.
1. Handmade Men’s Gifts
Not sure what to get your guy? Check out the oh-so cool handmade art from LuciusArt. You can score woodblock prints and digital artwork made by graphic designer and artist Kevin Lucius.
2. Handmade Chocolate
Katherine Anne Confections gives you tasty selection of handcrafted truffles, chocolates, caramels, drinking chocolate that use local and organic ingredients. While you’re there picking up your sweetie’s, gift, be sure to try to ridiculously delish hot chocolate.
3. Handmade Cards
And what’s the perfect handmade finishing touch for the perfect handmade V-Day gift? A handmade letterpress valentine’s day card, of course! Plus, nothing says “I love you” like a heartfelt, handwritten note.
Plus, letterpress Valentine’s Day cards are perfect for loved ones near or far. You can let your besties on the other side of the country know you’re thinking of them. Or your Aunt Velma or your Grandpa Mo.
4. Handmade Jewelry
You can find the perfect ring, earrings or necklace for your honey at Moira K. Lime. Handmade by Chicago artist Katie Carder, this one-of-a-kind jewelry is inspired by the beautiful and organic shapes and patterns found in the natural world.
5. Handmade Spirits
The first distillery to open in Chicago since Prohibition, Koval Distillery makes organic whiskey, liqueurs and specialty spirits. This urban craft distiller also offers classes and tours if you want to go all out. You can find Koval offerings in their online store, at the distillery and other stores around the city.
Satisfy your sweetie’s cupcake cravings at Swirlz Cupcakes. They make scrumptious flavors like classic red velvet or the amazing carmelita. Plus, they offer gluten-free and vegan options. YUM!
For a unique V-Day gift, check out Squasht Boutique’s reversible hats. They come in tons of chic prints and trendy colors, so you’re sure to find one that suits your main squeeze. Squasht designer Lesley Timpe also creates dresses, skirts, tops, tunics and headbands, which you can find at her brisk-and-mortar store in Ukrainian Village or online.
Here are a few more of our favorite letterpress valentine’s day cards from Steel Petal Press®
Check out the entire selection of Steel Petal Press’s letterpress valentine’s day cards to be ready for Valentine’s Day 2016.