25 October 2013

Letterpress & Embossing

I've already blogged about my new Etsy shop and I'm so happy to say it's been a fun adventure so far! I'm able to create things that I love and look for but haven't been able to find, and it's such a great feeling!

After much discussing, and a few puppy dog eyes, Nic agreed to let me invest in a machine that lets me add letterpress and embossed stationery to my product list! I have been obsessed with Letterpress since working at Parchment. Being able to feel the indentions in the thick cotton paper is just beautiful to me. And Nic loves anything embossed. Being able to actually feel the curves of the writing, or the details in the designs has always made him happy. Our wedding invitations showcased this. This being said I must admit it didn't take long to convince him to let me invest in the machines. If anything we're now going to have beautiful stationery that I made myself. 

So without further ado I must share the first letterpress and embossed creations. I've updated the inventory on Etsy and these lovely items are officially up for sale! I hate that I'm saying this because it's not even Halloween yet, but, they would make for some nice Christmas presents.  Christmas specific notes and cards will be coming soon! 

Embossed notes: There are two different types of embossed notes. The first is seen in this folded note. You can actually feel the indention both in and out of the paper. And it is found on both the front and back of the paper. 

The second is a heat emboss. This occurs only on one side of the stationary.  You can feel the details on the top but the back remains smooth for extra writing space.
Letterpress is equally as beautiful as embossed paper but has an almost entirely different feeling. The designs are pressed on the thick almost fabric-like cotton and you can't feel the pattern on the other side. They're

Interested in any of these prints? Click on the text below the pictures and you'll be taken to the correct listing in my Etsy shop!  I'm so excited to add more new styles and designs. In the upcoming weeks.  Keep your eyes on my Instagram and new Kamariah Papaya Facebook page to stay up to date with new products and coupons!



  1. Love it! I'm a new etsy shop owner as well. It's tough work! Your shop looks amazing though! I just favorited it :) I am in love with the anchor note!!

    Brittany @ http://infinityampersand.blogspot.com/

    1. Thank you! It's definitely a fun venture so far! Etsy is such a great little niche and I love being able to share things that I have so much fun making. Your shop is fantastic!