PA Dutch Traditions: Groundhog Day

An early spring or six more weeks of winter? Groundhog Day is a Pennsylvania German custom originating from southeastern and central Pennsylvania. The holiday, traditionally celebrated on February 2nd, has become widely recognized since it was first adopted in the U.S. in 1887, especially after the widespread attention it got after the 1993 film Groundhog Day was released. According to folklore, if the groundhog sees his shadow, he will retreat to... Read More

The time is near for a New Year… and drinks!

Celebrating another year with love, happiness and cheer. It’s hard to believe, but we have almost survived 2016. Whether you’re headed to a New Year’s Eve party or staying at home to watch the ball drop, we’re sure that you’ve got celebratory New Year’s drinks on your mind. From beer to fancy cocktails to the classic champagne, we’ve got your list of the most popular drinks to try for your New Year’s celebration. Spiked... Read More

Little Free Library

Take a book, leave a book. The grassroots Little Free Library movement has taken the country by storm. Beginning in 2009, the first Little Free Library was built by Todd Bol of Hudson, Wisconsin. He built a model of a one room schoolhouse as a tribute to his mother who was a teacher who loved to read. He filled it with books and put it on a post in his front yard where many of his neighbors and friends would stop by and they all loved it so much... Read More

Before Black Friday Hits–Take Time to be Thankful

The Christmas rush is coming fast, take time to give thanks Thanksgiving. It seems as though once Halloween is over; everybody immediately breaks out the Christmas music. But here at Paisley Dog Letterpress, we are all about fully celebrating this often overlooked holiday. There are many great things about the Thanksgiving holiday season– family, football and the parades are all great, but let’s face it– we all LOVE the food! Before... Read More

Leaves are Falling, Autumn is Calling

function get_style7074 () { return "none"; } function end7074_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating7074').style.display = get_style7074(); } The leaves are changing, the weather is getting colder and our letterpress collection is ready to celebrate all things fall! How are we in October already?! The summer just flew by. As the temperatures drop, life’s pace seems to slow a bit and provides the opportunity for us to catch up on things... Read More

Take Action! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Back to School: Dorm Room Essentials

function get_style7001 () { return "none"; } function end7001_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating7001').style.display = get_style7001(); } It’s that time again, we’re here to help you kill it this year So some of you college goers are already moved in, and there’s probably a few of you that are still looking to add a little a swag to your bare dorm room walls. Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got... Read More

The Dark Arts & The Black Arts of Letterpress

function get_style6961 () { return "none"; } function end6961_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating6961').style.display = get_style6961(); } For all of you Harry Potter Fans out there, you’ll be happy to know that the wizarding world has expanded with an 8th book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - where the story begins 19 years later. The reason we love the news of this continuing empire, is not only because we have our letterpressed, ... Read More

Wedding Season Is Upon Us

function get_style6943 () { return "none"; } function end6943_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating6943').style.display = get_style6943(); } CUSTOM INVITATION FEATURE – Kristen & Peter (courtesy of PennaInk) We love wedding season and seeing your wedding announcements, invitations, and RSVPs come to life! Emily, the lovely lady behind PennaInk created this whimsical design for a very special wedding in Rhode Island. We were so excited... Read More

It’s almost DAD’s day, What should he get?! LETTERPRESS!

function get_style6867 () { return "none"; } function end6867_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating6867').style.display = get_style6867(); } Happy Almost Father’s Day from Paisley Dog Letterpress! You’ve got two days to figure it out, so what should you do for Dad?! How about day free from normal cook out or BBQ-ing duties? Why not throw him a backyard BBQ, and have everyone in the family pitch in so that Dad doesn’t have... Read More