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  • We've be fortunate to be selected as one of the Artisans to be part of the 2017 One of a Kind Show (OOAKS) in Toronto. We will be putting together some posts in the weeks following the show to share some of the challenges and experiences we encountered in both applying and preparing for our very first OOAKS. In the...

  • Today we had a great question come to us via twitter from Kelani Irene (@KIFN) about which pens are best for writing on Crane Lettra. At Backyard we are frequent users of ball point pens and have typically used them - like thousands, if not millions of others - to write on our letterpressed card with no real issue (other than...

  • There are some great cards in our collection that we originally produced through digital or silk screen printing processes. These include such favorites like our holiday venn diagram cards and our recent glow in the dark creations. These were originally designed with letterpress intentions, but with our excitement and eagerness, produced them by other means to share our joy when...

  • Well Hello Hello!!It may have come to your attention that we have been on a hiatus for quite some time. You may have thought we disappeared, or maybe something bad had happened, or even worse - that we forgot about you, our dear internet friends!Don't fret friends - we haven't forgot about you. How could we you devilishly wonderful peeps!...