Saturday, May 16, 2015

Jilly Jack Designs at NSS 2015























Here is proof that I'm set up and ready for the 2015 National Stationery Show at the Javits Center in New York. I'm sharing two huge booth spaces (92362 & 2363) with 13 other letterpress artists in the Ladies of Letterpress group booth. NSS is such an amazing show. The talent and amazing booths at this show never disappoint. I'm glad I'm not a retailer. It must be so overwhelming. The fun begins Sunday morning and goes on until Wednesday. I'll post more pictures later.

Take care,
Jill

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

NSS 2015 Best New Product Finalist

















Our SMALL Collection has been chosen as a finalist in the National Stationery Show's Best New Product Competition for 2015! We are so thrilled to have this card line be recognized as it has special meaning. All these cards were created using vintage metal cuts and lead type from the collection of letterpress items from the late Mr. Small. We love the idea of keeping his collection printing for future generations.

If you're attending the show, please stop by the Ladies of Letterpress booth 2362 to see these little gems in person.

Take care,
Jill

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

All ready for the NSS 2015!

Whew! It's always crazy around here in the month leading up to the National Stationery Show. We shipped our booth items off yesterday and are taking the time today to pick up the studio and relax a little.

This year Jilly Jack Designs will be part of the Ladies of Letterpress group booth. There are a total of 14 letterpress studios that will be exhibiting in this booth. We've been working super hard to prepare for an awesome show. I am so honored to be in this booth with such amazing talent and can't wait to meet them all. They are from all parts of the states as well as a few from different countries. I wish everyone safe travels with no hiccups!













Our new drink recipe series letterpress prints along side our beer lover and cycling letterpress prints. 











A peek at the SMALL Collection and some of the metal cuts that were used to produce the cards.

This year we will be returning to the show with only letterpress work. Our line includes over 25 letterpress art prints and a new line of 4 bar cards, called the SMALL Collection. This collection is a composed of 18 designs that are created with vintage metal cuts and lead type from a collection of letterpress items that we purchased from the late Mr. Small. He was a local hobby printer who also volunteered as the letterpress printer for the Children's Museum in Indianapolis. We are so proud and honored to keep his collection of type and metal cuts printing for future generations.

If you happen to be going to the National Stationery Show, please come see me. I'll be in booth 2362!

Take care,

Jill

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Jilly Jack Designs new studio

Here are a few pictures of our new studio those who can't make it to our grand opening.









We love our new space so much! We would love to give you a personal tour.

Have a great day.

Take care, Jill



Wednesday, September 24, 2014

More details on our Grand Opening

We have some great special guests coming to sell their wares at our grand opening on Saturday, Sept. 27.



First off is Mindy McCain of Loominarias, hand-dyed and handwoven scarves and shawls.

Loominarias shawls and scarves are light and silky and wonderful to touch. Handcrafted from hand-dyed tencel in unique, vibrant colorways, these luxurious fashion items are handwoven in a variety of original and traditional 


Next up is Ponsawan Sila is a polymer clay artist. She is crazy talented. Check out more of her work on her FB page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ponsawan-Sila/478456348832044?ref=hl

Also joining us on Saturday is the Retro 101 Noitique on Wheels. They have an amazing mix of clothing and accessories to keep you retro chic!

See what they're up to on their FB page.


We will also be open on Sunday, so please come by and see what we're all about. 

Take care,
Jill

Monday, September 22, 2014

Signage is up!

We are getting closer to our grand opening and things are coming together. Our new building sign is complete and we are thrilled with how it turned out. We would love for you to stop by during our grand opening Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 28 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m..

Take care,
Jill

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Jilly Jack Designs Grand Opening!

























Things are really coming together here in the new studio. We are so excited to announce the grand opening of Jilly Jack Designs Letterpress Lab and Art Studio. Please stop by on Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28. We'll pop the doors open at 10.

Our new address is 254 1st Avenue, S. W., Suite F, Carmel, IN 46032, we are in the brightly painted building just East of the Monon Trail and South of Main Street.

This coincides with the Carmel International Arts Fair, which is free, so mark your calendars for a great day of art in the Carmel Arts District.

We will be demonstrating various presses throughout the day. Our letterpress prints and paper goods will be available for purchase and our custom stationery and wedding invitation samples will be on display. We are also lining up some special guest artists to join us, so stay tuned for further details.

I hope to see you!

Take care,
Jill
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