Tag your gift!

Let them know how extra special they are with a tag they will want to keep. Each tag is die cut and pressed individually by hand using vintage letterpress ornament type. Paper is Crane Lettra #110, 100% cotton. Set of 5 tags come with 5 ft. of gold sparkle twine. Choose from Toy Soldier, Poinsettia … More Tag your gift!

Oh Christmas Tree

Oh, Christmas Tree, I love how adorable and tiny you are! I printed this using a vintage image on vintage letterpress equipment on 100% cotton paper.  Can’t get better than that! To order, visit the Shop.

Leaping Reindeers!

Let these vintage reindeer leap into the hands of your friends and family this holiday season. Tiny and classic!  Reindeers come in green, red and silver – check out the Shop for more info.

The Imprint

I am thrilled to debut the new imprint I designed and put to press for the letterpress creations coming out of my studio. I hope you enjoy what comes next!

Tiny Gilded Turkey

Right in time for Thanksgiving I am excited to offer you my first holiday card – the tiny gilded turkey!  The cards are 3.5 x 5 (envelope included) and are blank inside making them perfect to send as well wishes for the holiday or thank you to your host and/or hostess for the festive day.  … More Tiny Gilded Turkey

8 pt. vs. 18 pt.

Today we got more type cabinet doors cleaned up and was able to put away more type. I made the mistake of putting away a set of 8 pt. type after I had just put away the 18 pt. I went from a 12 mm size letter to a 5 mm size letter and I … More 8 pt. vs. 18 pt.

Hamilton Type Cabinet

Lisa M. Payne Studio is now a full-time operation and to kick it off we worked on cleaning this wonderful old Hamilton type cabinet to get it ready to hold type again.  The bottom center is what the inside of the drawer looked like before cleaning – years and years of dirt and metal bits. … More Hamilton Type Cabinet

We are Printers!

I am proud to say that Lisa M. Payne Studio officially printed for the first time yesterday! Inserting the chase into the press Packing the press (where you will put each paper to be printed) Inking the press.  Where you put ink on the disc and move the rollers up and down over the disc … More We are Printers!