City of Gold by Gail Brodholt (image courtesy of Gail Brodholt) Last weekend Shirley took the Handprinted pop up shop to Printfest. Printfest is an annual print fair that takes place each year during the early May bank holiday in Ulverston in the Lake District. This year saw 46 artists and one gallery take … Continue reading "Printfest 2018"
Every year Shirley visits Creativeworld in Frankfurt to meet with manufacturers and suppliers and to see new creative products from around the world. This year it was a group trip as Holly joined Shirley at the glorious hour of 3.30am last Sunday morning to begin our journey! Creativeworld is the world’s largest trade fair for … Continue reading "Trip to Creativeworld in Frankfurt"
We are very excited to be hosting our very first Christmas Makers’ Market! We’ve got a brilliant selection of makers selling a huge variety of handmade goods including framed artworks, glass, homewares, clothing, dolls, stationery, cards and Christmas decorations. The Makers’ Market will be open on Friday 1st December from 6-8.30pm and on Saturday 2nd … Continue reading "CHRISTMAS MAKERS’ MARKET"
We’re really excited to show you this new Japanese stamping kit that has just arrived. It contains everything you need to carve your own stamps and start printing them! We couldn’t resist having a go ourselves so here’s a little tutorial on how to use our new Japanese Stamp Carving Kit. The kit contains a … Continue reading "How to use our New Japanese Stamp Kit!"
Following Shirley’s visit to Japan earlier this year, we are expanding our Japanese Woodblock Printing and Relief Printing range! We’ve had great fun testing out new products and have loved opening each parcel as it arrives from Japan with new stock. There are lots of new things now available on our website (and more still … Continue reading "New Japanese Stock"
This is Maisie on work experience at Handprinted. Shirley and Holly have very kindly let me try out this Carve a Stamp Kit and write about my thoughts on it. The kit contains: An ink pad, carving tools (1 V shape fine tool and another V shape wider tool) and 5 blank stamps. This new … Continue reading "Carve a Stamp Kit"