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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.


Author Archives: rebekah

national stationery show 2014 { the recap }

As promised, a (much) delayed recap of our trip to the National Stationery Show this May! 2014 was our fourth year exhibiting. Crazy, I know, but time does fly when you are having fun. We used the same booth walls as we have since 2011 (how’s that for longevity?), but as usual, they got a […]

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playing catch up.

Hi there, friends. I’ve missed you. It’s interesting how hard it is to return to a blog that’s gone silent. I almost feel like I somehow lost my blog “voice” – as in, what do I say now, and how do I say it? In April, things got very, very busy as we had Spring […]

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daytrippin’: table mountain & the wildlife sanctuary

It’s Spring! Hip Hip Hooray! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend. We managed to pull off a weekend full of some of the best-of-the-best things that Chico has to offer for the season, and it was dee-lightful. So delightful I thought I’d share it with you. Remember this day-trippin’ post from a couple […]

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wild ink press in enjoy magazine.

Hello friends! Just wanted to share with you a little article/feature about Wild Ink Press in a local/regional circulation, Enjoy Magazine. We were honored to be interviewed for their March issue (See the spread: page 63-64). Do you want me to be completely honest? I almost didn’t share it here because I was a leeetle […]

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new work: easter cards.

Popping in with a little letterpress action here! We’ve been working on tons of new designs for roll-out this May, and reprinting lots and lots of cards that were out of stock, and oh… we hired another printer here at Wild Ink Press! So exciting. Yes, we are now a staff of six – Matt, […]

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instagr.am { the month of february }

Welp. February is toast. Although we’ve been getting happy rain lately, February was a mild, mild month overall (sorry to all you blizzard sufferers). In fact, this is what our downtown looked like on February 1st(!): { Downtown trees in bloom. Earliest spring ever. } { Remember last month? With the beer? I lied, apparently. […]

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