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William Morris has inspired me yet again. I think I’ll do something about it.

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The Nester extended her annual 31 Day invitation to bloggers near and far and this year I’m in. The goal is to pick a topic and write about it every day for the month of October. All thirty-one days of it. I’m so in.

Here’s my invitation to you: stop by this blog every day in October for something pretty. 

I’m gathering the work of some of my favorite artists—everything from mixed media to photography to concert posters (which I classify as art). Most all of these artist can be found on Etsy or via online shops. Some days I’ll just share for inspiration (like today) but I’ll make a great effort to share art that you can get your hands on without a hassle. The goal, as William Morris would say, is to have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. I’ll be focusing on beautiful. 

I hope you’ll drop in for a daily dose of art and an occasional look at the stories behind the work, like the framed William Morris print above.

Here’s the story: Tucked away—a world away—in Walthamstow, East London is A Two Pipe Problem. This fine letterpress shop run by Stephen Kenny features letterpress posters and prints created entirely by hand and designed on the press using wooden and metal type fonts. No computers allowed—bless their artistic hearts and inky fingers. Here’s a peek inside their studio.

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All images via A Two Pipe Problem

See you around. For thirty-one whole days in a row.