Isn't this pretty? And to think that the flower images were made first by intricately hand carving the design into a linoleum block, then using that to make the print for the front of the card!
In today's digital world, not only is it such a nice surprise to get a real card from family or friends, it's even more special when it comes with a personal, handwritten note! You know that feeling and the smile it brings!
So, what if you had beautiful, unique handmade cards that you could hold and personalize with a charming or witty holiday greeting tailored for each special recipient?
Lucky you! That would mean that you must have a box of these very special hand-carved block cut and handprinted cards by the very talented artist and printmaker Katharine Watson! Each definitely a gift on its own!
Each card is a standard A2 size — or 5 ½” by 4 ¼” —and is blank on the inside. And each comes with its own 100% recycled kraft paper envelope.
Lovely cards to send sweet notes!
DETAILS: This box contains:
Six (6) A2 — 5 ½” by 4 ¼” — block cut, handprinted cards. Blank on the inside.
- Six (6) 100% recycled A2 kraft paper envelopes
- Because these cards are hand printed, each may vary a bit in color.
Katharine designs and crafts each card in her Hyde Park, Vermont studio. She creates a design and then hand carves each into a linoleum block. The, she uses that block to hand print each card.
Katharine carves patterns inspired by botanical and folk arts. Her love of patterns and textiles came from growing up in London and Hong Kong, where she explored the textile traditions of different cultures and found her love for decorative arts.
Katharine's work is featured around the world, including at the American Folk Art Museum in New York City, and the National Museum of Women in the Arts and The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C.