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Making An Impression With Letterpress Printing

Amanda Silverplate Press Letterpress Wedding Invitations

Imprints were once thought of as imperfections. Now they are what distinguishes them from their digitally printed counterparts.

Header photo by Tara McMullen Photography. There’s an incredible contrast that exists in Amanda Keenan’s letterpress business. To start with, there’s the antique printing press, a bulky 2,000-pound behemoth, dark and burnished with little slicks of oil. It stands in stark opposition to her finished designs–the first ones I see are wedding invitations with delicate lettering loosely scattered on the harvest-style kitchen table, which plays double duty as her work space. A common thread to many side hustle stories, Silverplate ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.