Letterpress gift tags & giveaway

One of my friends saw this quote written on a gift tag some time ago and fell in love with it. But was not so in love with the pink puppy dog that was included below the quote. This lead to the request for me to reinterpret it!

As we have oft discussed that when it comes to European wines I am completely obtuse and pick the bottle by how fabulous the label is; I felt it was quite apt and printed off a few extra to attach to bottles I’m unsure of!

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What I was doing in Oxford.

As you know I’ve fallen in love with letterpress. I own my own small Adana press, a small amount of type and a photopolymer platemaker that allows me to make up my own printing plates. But I’m very limited in scope due to the size of the press. I was desperate to get my hands on some larger equipment to see if I liked it just as much.

This is where the fabulous Mr Richard Lawrence came in. This lovely gentleman lives in Oxford and through the St Bride Foundation I’d been able to set up 2 days with him in his workshop.

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