Wild and Wonderful Letterpress Paper Jewelry

I love it when a scroll through social media shows me something totally unique... such was the case when boldly patterned letterpress earrings from Monday Morning Press roared into my consciousness. A quick zip over to the Instagram feed cemented the idea that I must feature Natalie Monday and her beautiful paper art!

leopard print letterpress paper earrings

Natalie, who has a degree in Architecture and worked in a design firm before opening a letterpress shop, grew up in Virginia where she and her father enjoyed taking art lessons together. While she and her fiance were planning their wedding, Natalie became enamored with letterpress and designed the invitations. This led to taking classes, acquiring a 1903 Chandler & Price press, and the launch of a home-based business that allows her to stay close to her young family.

patterned sheets of luxe letterpress paper ready to be cut into earring shapes

Creating letterpress sheets to be used specifically for earrings is a new venture. Up until now, Natalie has been designing and pressing modern monogrammed stationery, funny greeting cards, custom wedding invitation suites, and business cards... she still does all of these things and has added stylish wearables to the mix.

letterpress wedding invitation and black envelope with marbled liner

letterpress block letter monogram note cards

If you google letterpress jewelry, what you'll find are necklace pendants composed of metal or wood letters used for setting type on antique presses. That's a neat idea too of course, but for fashionistas with a yen to wear striking, yet lightweight earrings, Natalie's designs are just the ticket.

letterpress earring components in shades of red and purple, black and white

They have the added cachet of being made of a truly unique material. Geo shapes are cut from luxe paper with deeply pressed patterns in rich colors and treated to resist moisture. The shiny metal hooks are nickel-free.

a pair of modern letterpress earrings on card

I have such admiration for Natalie's marketing skills... she builds excitement for each new collection via sneak-peek Instagram posts that culminate in a Thursday evening pop-up shop on Stories when the latest pairs make their debut one by one.

animal print letterpress paper earring components awaiting assembly

And now a U.S. giveaway! To enter to win a pair of earrings from the choices that are currently available in the shop, visit Monday Morning Press to see more of Natalie's work, and leave a comment on this post through Saturday, October 5, 2019.


black and gold art deco style letterpress wedding invitation suite


Note that my site's host does not allow me to see the email address you type in at first, so also include an email address within your comment so you can be reached if you win. If spam is a concern, type your address this way: janedoe at gmail dot com

letterpress thank you card showing six bras with a thanks for your support message


Two chances to win! An identical giveaway is underway on Instagram. Yes, you may enter both places to double your chances, but can only win once.

stack of three letterpress business cards in dark blue, white, and teal

Two lucky winners will be chosen at random - one from blog entries and one on Instagram - notified, and announced at the end of this post and on Instagram.

Natalie Monday of Monday Morning Press



This giveaway is sponsored by Monday Morning Press.

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS! 
Nancy and @annaholzbach 
Everyone, thanks for entering and please keep an eye on Natalie's shop to see the latest items. She releases a new collection of earrings each Thursday evening.
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Comments

  1. Wow! Her work is stunning! I wish I was making this awesome art but second best would be wearing it skyview at countryspeed dot com

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  2. Gorgeous and on-trend!

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  3. These are gorgeous. They look lightweight, not to pull delicate ear lobes down.
    sandhollowgems at yahoo dot com

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  4. Gorgeous work - so fun to wear I imagine!! (And the wedding invitations are so pretty I want to get remarried...) mmsrygley at gmail dot com

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  5. Gorgeous products. The earrings are so unique and beautiful. icinganne at yahoo.com

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  6. Beautiful...pick me! Pick me! Hafwhit@gmail.com

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  7. Really cool!!
    pixiedustcentral@gmail.com

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  8. Texture, color, paper - swoon! stefani at theartofbookkeeingny.com

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  9. Beautiful papers! I love the "Thanks for your support" card. I would love to win a pair of these earrings. Earrings are my "thing"! Thanks so much. donnabridy@aol.com

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  10. Her work is lovely. I enjoyed using the letterpress during college classes; but years ago we never thought outside the box like Natalie does. retiredandquilting at gmail dot com

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  11. Originally, I was drawn to the earrings but the cards are supercute too!

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  12. I am a paper junkie! I love to pet (yes, you read that correctly), collect and make jewelry and stuff from paper. Dian directordian at sbcglobal dot net

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  13. Love the beautifully made earrings.
    jolea dot 1994 at gmail dot com

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  14. Absolutely stunning! I wish that were my portfolio! Thanks. denise dot d dot simon at gmail dot com

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