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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.

Category Archives: Contests

winner, winner, chicken dinner!

It’s Monday morning, bright and early, and it feels like Monday. Let’s ignore that and celebrate by giving away some letterpress stationery!! First off, let me say I loved hearing from everyone of you how you found my blog and when. It was far more diverse and interesting than I might have imagined. I have […]

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3 year bloggiversary!

Three fantastic years. This month is my three year bloggiversary – my first post was here (August 2009). I may not be the most frequent blogger in the world (daily posting is just not going to happen), but I have blogged consistently for 36 months. With 100% my own content, I might add (this not […]

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{ happy weekend }

Sorry for the quiet this week… we were away for a bit for our anniversary (rice work means we celebrate it one month early) and then both of us have had the most miserable cold/cough/fever/chills/dizzy-as-I’ll-get-out sickness thingy. May you not have it wished on you by your worst enemy. In a bit of weekend news […]

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louie, louie.

The presses are chugging away over here, but I had to stop and take a moment to tell you about a fun little thing. Our tractor birthday invites (remember them from here, and the birthday party that inspired them) are a finalist in the 2010-11 Louie Awards. What are the Louies, you say? I’d like […]

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valentine’s day designs & { website. }

Hello all!!  It brings my exhausted-but-highly-satisfied self great pleasure to introduce you to two things: our new website(!), and our new valentine’s day cards. Whew!  This website has been a looong time coming.  Thanks so much for sticking with me through it all!  Please, please, head on over there, take a look around, let me […]

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we have a winner!

Our first giveaway has ended. We had far, far more entries than I originally thought we would! Thanks so much to all who entered (80 of you!) – and all of you keep coming back, you hear? We’ll have other great discounts, giveaways and new products coming up that you won’t want to miss. We […]

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