Project : Business Cards { Chicory Root Tattoo | Part I }

I'm working on a some business cards for a friend of mine, Kayla Kiefer, who an amazingly talented tattoo artist!!! I am really excited to be able to help her out. She is in the midst of starting her very own solo shop {go women run businesses!} and she's giving me the opportunity to get a little inky and run a few hundred business cards.

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First was vectorizing her wonderful artwork & finding a nice font to go with. A nice little Iowan Old Style Roman font paired nicely. Then I sent the design off to Boxcar Press for plates!

They are so good to work with. I'm still learning a fumbling through the process but they are always very good about educating and helping. I got my plates in a few days. 

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Now I'm in the process of trimming the stock to size. I'm using Crane Lettra Florescent White 220 lb Duplex Cover, only the best for the best! Right now I "hand trim" each card. I'm so overprotective of the stock and am really nervous that I'll make a mistake cutting a larger batch that I'm okay with taking my time using my small rotary trimmer. It's also kind of relaxing if I'm being honest.

And that's where I end. More to come!