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Pick up lines for Valentines… New-ish prints up in the shop!

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SALT & PEPPER  —  10×13 Letterpress Print
Artwork: 4.25″ wide x 5″ tall.
2 Color Letterpress, Black and Red
Printed on Cranes Lettra 110# Cover,
Signed and Numbered Edition of 38

 

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BUTTER MY BISCUIT  —  10×13 Letterpress Print
Artwork: 4.5″ wide x 6″ tall.
2 Color Letterpress, Black and Yellow
Printed on Cranes Lettra 110# Cover,
Signed and Numbered Edition of 34

I say new-ish as these were printed this past summer for a group show at Kin Ship Goods.
Now you can pick them up in the shop just in time for Valentines day!!!
We all have a love for food and bad pick up lines, right?

Click on over “to the shop!, to the shop!, to the shop!, shop, shop!”, and see more!!!

Step right up! Get your GIFT TAGS!!!

One last item for the Christmas season and we really quite like them!

And we hope you will too!!!

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Letterpress Christmas Gift Tags complete with Bakers Twine.  
SET OF 6 (4.25″x 5.5″) YOUR PICK!

JOY TAG — 2.5″ X 4″

CHRISTMAS BEAR TAG — 2.5″ X 4.125″

HO HO HO TAG — 2.5″ X 5″

PICK YOUR 6 AND LEAVE IT IN THE NOTES!

Printed one at a time on a Chandler & Price antique printing press.
Printed on Cranes Lettra 110# Fluorescent White in our finest Christmas Red
Hand lettered/illustrated design, ready for you to fill in the blanks.
Tags will come packaged in clear poly sleeve.

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So head on over to the shop and send those christmas gifts out in style!

Pick some up today!!!

Christmas Cards! Hot Off the Press!!!!!

You voted ’em in and now they’re ready for the taking!
Get’em while they’re hot off the press!

 

In First place: A Merry VW Bug Christmas!

Tell your loved ones “Merry Christmas” with this VW Tree Getter!
You won’t even have to worry about the emissions,
we did the testing ourselves and it’s allllllllll clear!

    

 

In Second Place: HoHoHo! I Bought You Underwear!

Whether your actually planning to buy your loved ones underwear,
or just want to throw them a curve ball, this card has you “covered”!
So “cover” your tail and pick up your tighty-whitey cards today!

   

 

And in Third Place, Last but not Least: Fruitcake and Root Beer!

Who doesn’t love a little Fruitcake and Root Beer over the Holidays???
Share the news of this incredible combo with all of ‘yer loved’uns!
Let’s just say these cards are “cool, sweet and not afraid to embrace
their own whimsy.”

   

 

Pick your favorites up in the shop today!

All are Letterpress Printed on 130# Kraft Paper in White, Dark Brown and Green inks.
All are for sale in the shop both individually and in sets of 6!

Follow us @onthetrolley on Instagram for your Holiday Discount Code for 20% off through Monday!

Happy Holidays!!!

USE THE FORCE… and some cardboard… and some water… and flour…….

Halloween Mask Making!
We got down and funky with some cardboard fun, and my first attempt at the ol’ papier mache….

kylo ren and yoda masks

Heres how the Kylo Ren mask went down:
(Cardboard, Spray Paint, Acryllic Paint Spray Glue and Hot Glue.)
Kylo Ren Mask Build 1   Kylo Ren Mask Build 2   Kylo Ren Mask Build 3   Kylo Ren Mask Build 4Kylo Ren Mask Build 5   Kylo Ren Mask Build 6   Kylo Ren Mask Build 7   Kylo Ren Mask Build 8 Kylo Ren Mask Build 9   Kylo Ren Mask Build 10   Kylo Ren Mask Build 11   Kylo Ren Mask Build 12

And here’s how the Yoda mask went down:
(Papier Mache over Balloon, Hanger and Mask Base,
Cardboard, Acryllic Paint, Newspaper and Copy Paper.)
Yoda Mask Build Paste   Yoda Mask Build 1   Yoda Mask Build 2   Yoda Mask Build 3Yoda Mask Build 4   Yoda Mask Build 5   Yoda Mask Build 6   Yoda Mask Build 7Yoda Mask Build 8   Yoda Mask Build 11   Yoda Mask Build 10   Yoda Mask Build 12

I’d never tried the papier mache before…
excited to make more masks in the future.

Here’s the Mache Mix:
1 Cup Flour
2 Cups Water
Pinch of Salt

Worked like a charm!
BRING ON THE SUGAR COMA!!!
Masks in action

TRICKS OR TREAT! OR TEA TOWELS!!!

Polkadot Skull Tea Towel

These Halloween Tea Towels are truly one of a kind!

Polkadot Skull Tea Towel


Polkadot Skulls, Hand Printed, Flour Sack Tea Towel >>>

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Skull and Bones, Hand Printed, Flour Sack Tea Towel >>>

Skull and Bones Tea Towel - stamp   Skull and Bones Tea Towel - zoom   Skull and Bones Tea Towel - full   Skull and Bones Tea Towel - display   Skull and Bones Tea Towel

All artwork/design is hand-carved out of some
Speedball Speedy-Carve (the pink rubber stuff).

Each skull and/or bone was then lovingly inked and
printed with love using Speedball Screenprinting Ink!

Each towel measures 30″ x 38″ and is 100% Cotton.

Makes for a fantastic gift for teachers and co-workers!
Or get one for yourself to keep those counters
clean and the kitchen in the Halloween spirit!

Head on over to the shop and get your spooky on! >>>

2 Rabbits…??? – WILD RIDE!!!

So excited to share this new print!

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Two Rabbits Print - Zoom1      Two Rabbits Print - Zoom2   Two Rabbits Print - Linocut

If’n you get after 2 rabbits… you’s in for a wild ride!

That’s right, it’s your toothless Uncles’ take on the wise quote
we all know and love. Though he may have got it all jumbled up,
the sentiment rings true and you know he means well!!!

So take it to heart and take it home with you… You’s gonna need it!!!

Here’s the what ‘n such:

Two Rabbits Print measures 12″ wide x 18.5″ tall.

Actual artwork measures 9.75″ wide x 16.25″ tall.

2 Color Lino Print, Black and White

On French Paper 100# Cover,
Speckletone – Kraft.

Signed and Numbered Edition of 21

Head on over to the shop and pick one up for yourself! >>>

PLAY MUSIC ON THE PORCH DAY!

Were Pick’n & Grin’n over this Happy Hillbilly!

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Play Music On The Porch Day Print. >>>

Play Music On The Porch Day came and went faster than a passing train,
but you can still get in on the fun with this hand-pulled broadside print.

Wherever and however you joined the party, this guy will keep
a smile on your face and have you look’n forward to playin’
on the porch every chance you get!

Here’s the skinny:

Play Music On The Porch Day print measures 8.25″ wide x 15.25″ tall.

Actual artwork measures 6.25″ wide x 13″ tall.

2 Color Lino Print, Brown and Yellow/Orange

On French Paper 100# Cover,
Construction – Whitewash.

Signed and Numbered Edition of 24

Pick one up in the shop today! >>>

“Nice Work!” A2 Letterpressed Card

Tell your friends “Nice Work” on all the cool things they’ve done gone and did!

Nice Work A2 Card
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“Nice Work” A2 Card (4.25″x 5.5″)
Letterpress printed on an antique printing press
Printed on Cranes 110# Lettra.
Includes Square Flap Kraft Envelope.
Hand lettered design, inside left blank.
Packaged in clear poly sleeve.

Perfect for celebrating graduation, a new job, or any other sort of beauty accomplishments!

For example:

your friend: “Look at this cool thing I did!

you: “Wow, you really did that well! Please allow me to congratulate you
and celebrate your accomplishment with this fine card, complete with
a handwritten note full of kind words.”

It’s just that easy!

Pick one up in the shop today!!!