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Well, whaddya wanna know?  Here's the plain and simple truth:  My name is Rebekah Tennis and I love design.  I love paper, the way it feels, its weight and texture.  I love extra special touches on little things: homemade tags on gift-wrap, old stamps on an envelope, and twine on nearly everything.

My husband, business partner and all-around solid rock Matt would probably tell you that he likes tools - lots of 'em, finding the perfect way to do something, taking things apart, and precision in everything. 

So you might as well have guessed by now... we are the perfect match for an old letterpress studio. Together we farm rice and have three adorable and active boys ages 5 and under.  This keeps us fairly busy, but whenever we have a spare moment, we crank up our 102 year old Chandler and Price platen press and pull some prints, or whip out a card line on the Heidelberg. 

There's more, oh yes, there IS more - but that's what this blog is for.  Take a look around, get to know us, our great town of Chico, California and our beautiful presses.

Monthly Archives: January 2013

a cottage remodel.

What’s the month of January without a bit of a remodel? Fresh year, fresh start… You may be wondering if I have anything at all to remodel left. After the exterior, living room, kitchen, master bath, guest bath, master bedroom, nursery, boy’s room, studio, laundry room and side yard, there can’t be anything in my […]

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Be ye warned: December’s instagram recap is very Christmas-ey. { The Great Flood of 2012 – see that tiny red thing? That’s a canoe. On our street. } { Cam decorated this gingerbread house all by himself. Then came downstairs early every morning to eat off of it until I figured out what was happening. […]

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wrapping it up neatly {2012}

Ah, 2012. Thou wast a whopper of a year. New child (a surprise!), major WIP expansion, major international travel, two big remodel projects and lots of living thrown in between. In the spirit of of keeping tradition (see the 2010 and 2011 summaries), here is the yearly summary by month of posts that YOU, dear […]

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