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A Robot Advent – Pre-printed & Cut

A Robot Advent – Pre-printed & Cut

Love the template and tutorial on the previous post but don’t have a lot of time to do all the cutting and scoring? I’ve a few extra sets of this Little Mr Robot Advent calendar…

Gorgeously different

Gorgeously different

During our flying trip through London (we always seem to be taking flying trips through London, one day we’ll really have to stay for longer than 3 nights!) on our way back from holidaying in…

Wine bottle letterpress gift tags

Wine bottle letterpress gift tags

A while ago I made up some of these fun letterpress gift tags. Whilst it’s not possible to send you all letterpress versions, here’s a scan of one of my letterpress prints! Just cut them…

Constructive chaos

Constructive chaos

One of the difficulties in living overseas, and having so many of our friends scattered to the four winds is keeping in touch. Whilst Facespace and Twitter are fabulous, they’re poor substitutes for ‘real’ communication…

Schilthorn

Schilthorn

The Sunday before our trip to Australia. Our lovely friend Sandra took us to Schilthorn. It was AMAZING! Husband and I are not overly active types. I detest the cold (two knee reconstructions when I…

A kawaii halloween

A kawaii halloween

I completed this project just before we left for our last minute trip to Sydney. But ran out of time to type it up. Unfortunately the flights we were on didn’t have wifi activated so…

Jammin’

Jammin’

One of my fondest memories is of my mother and grandmother creating organised chaos in the kitchen preserving fruit or making jam. And of my grandmothers homemade jam smothered on toast the morning after a…

Ampersands+Embroidery = Nerdy Joy

Ampersands+Embroidery = Nerdy Joy

I’d intended to do this project whilst we were on holidays. I know, I know… the best laid plans of mice and men. My plans went awry the moment I received the latest Frankie magazine…

The Lavaux Vineyards

The Lavaux Vineyards

What do you think about when you think ‘Switzerland’? Skiing? Rolling green hills with cows wearing large cow bells? Cheese? Chocolate? Alps? Watches? Banking secrecy? Tax evasion? Sweden? You’d be shocked how many people confuse…

Summer cocktail party 2012

Summer cocktail party 2012

Last weekend, Husband and I held our annual party. Subconsciously we start preparing for Christmas as soon as it gets warm (being Australian, we’re used to hot weather when the man in the suit arrives…

Vintage envelope

Vintage dictionary envelope template

Whilst creating envelopes for some birth announcements I created last week I found some lovely pages I though would make gorgeous envelopes. But then couldn’t bring myself to cut them! So I’ve scanned one of them…

Po-Chi’s birthday cake

Po-Chi’s birthday cake

Today is my friend Po-Chi’s birthday. Po-Chi is a very special gentleman I met when I started the Lausanne Stitch ‘n’ Bitch. He’s one of the best knitters I know and is my go-to guy…

Slight adjustments

I’ve been wracking my brain for an age now about where next to nicx is heading. I’ve not had a clear direction and it’s been exceedingly frustrating. You see whilst I adore letterpress and packaging…

In progress

In progress

Design locked in, transperancys made, thick fluffy cotton stock cut cut to shape and now I’m ready to make polymer plates!

Valentines day is approaching!

Valentines day is approaching!

  Have you bought your lovely lady or gent a Valentines Day card yet? How about one of these decadently petit pieces of pocket perfection designed for surreptitiously slipping into your sweethearts satchel (or purse)?…

My work for the Prix de Lausanne

My work for the Prix de Lausanne

I created these boxes for the Prix de Lausanne. Created with cardboard wrapped in Canson black paper and blue silk, letterpress printed with transparent ink and tied closed around the exterior to ensure the logo is clear…

Because simple is often best

Because simple is often best

  Because simple is often best Printed with 12pt Universal light metal type onto gorgeous 400gsm, 100% cotton, mould made paper. This Valentines day card is made petit (90x65mm) so as to be covertly slipped…

My latest commercial work

My latest commercial work

  Here are some quick iphone photos of my latest commercial work. Unfortuantely I have too much on to get proper shots at the moment. I did these gift certificates for the Claudio Corallo chocolate…

Tutus on statues project

Tutus on statues project

I can finally explain to you all why I’ve been maintaining radio silence over the past few weeks! I had an unexpected opportunity to do some work for the Prix de Lausanne that drew on…

Unbirthday Party Invitations

Unbirthday Party Invitations

As noted in my previous post, we celebrated our Unbirthday last Saturday. These are our invites for the event. They’re the first I’ve made using polymer plates and I admit I’m pretty chuffed with the…

Unbirthday party cake

Unbirthday party cake

Our unbirthday party went off on Saturday without a hitch (other than the heat determinedly trying to melt the cake! And I can now devote my attention to next to nicx for at least the…