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

Spring Has Sprung!

function get_style6796 () { return "none"; } function end6796_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating6796').style.display = get_style6796(); } Our letterpress collection is ready for sunshine, warmth & all the joys of spring! If you’re looking for some cheery floral notecards, we’ve got them and they’re bound to put smiles on the faces of anyone who receives them. Available in all three colors, or assorted in packs of 6!... Read More

My Favorite Things….Spring Edition

function get_style5232 () { return "none"; } function end5232_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating5232').style.display = get_style5232(); } Since Spring has taken its merry little time getting here, we thought our spring edition of My Favorite Things should also be a late bloomer! After the winter we had there is so much to look forward to in Spring, from warmer weather to birds chirping to short sleeves. Below are just a few of the things... Read More


function get_style4058 () { return "none"; } function end4058_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating4058').style.display = get_style4058(); } What’s the 2nd thing every bride-to-be does…right after notifying EVERYONE (calling, texting and changing their status on Facebook)? They register for an account on The Knot! is the authority and single best tool for anyone planning a wedding. You can manage guest lists, find vendors,... Read More

Spring Garden : Etsy Treasury

function get_style1565 () { return "none"; } function end1565_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating1565').style.display = get_style1565(); } With all this rain we’ve been having in Pennsylvania this Esty Garden Treasury has perfect timing. I’ve been dreaming of how beautiful the flowers and veggies are going to be this year. Thanks to Tamar for featuring our Dandelion Letterpress Coasters! As sure as a gun, there are many matters... Read More

First Show of the Year This Weekend!

function get_style598 () { return "none"; } function end598_ () { document.getElementById('abbreviating598').style.display = get_style598(); } Sorry to leave you all jonesing for your dose of “the life and times of that which is PDP Letterpress.” There has been way too much going on to cover in one post so I’m going to have to do it in short controlled bursts. The past two weeks have been filled with new machinery, print jobs, paper... Read More