Letterpress State Flower Prints

This collection portrays state flowers from Alaska (forget-me-not) to Wyoming (Indian paintbrush).
created by

Kristen Ley

$25.00

created by

Kristen Ley

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Show Your Roots

Kristen Ley's letterpressed prints are inarguably pretty, but state flowers didn't just wake up that way. Back in the day, the National Floral Emblem Society lobbied for states to pick official flowers. Politics inspired Kristen's state flower print series, too. As First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson had millions of flowers planted in the nation's capital and along U.S. highways. "Where flowers bloom, so does hope," she said. Kristen came across her quote while traveling in Texas and was inspired to create this collection. The prints come with a small pouch of wildflower seeds, letterpressed with Lady Bird's lovely words--and every seed is a vote for beauty. Handmade in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Made in Mississippi

The first step Kristen Ley took toward being a professional artist was dressing up as an artist for her kindergarten career day. Both of her grandmothers were avid seamstresses and craft gurus and she grew up loving hands-on projects and anything that involved paint. Her grandmothers will always be a huge inspiration and she continues to honor them in her work. When her maker’s curiosity got the best of her, Kristen purchased a 1925 Chandler & Price press from Lexington, Kentucky and hauled it all the way back to Mississippi. With the press acquired, she decided to launch a letterpress studio which also serves as a sewing studio, design studio, woodworking studio, and anything creative that Kristen wants to try her hand at next. With the love of handmade, art, color and pattern, Kristen hopes to make her prints a reflection of her life, her love of family, and her favorite places in the world—one of them being Mississippi.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
110 lb paper, wild flower seeds
Measurements
14" H x 11" W
Ingredients
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Notes
Each print includes a blend of wildflower seeds.
Item ID
43563

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I would buy it again for my sister in law.

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It is a lovely gift. I am going to put it in a frame so she can hang it in her room.

Spanish Fork Utah

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Perfect gift!

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My mom is from OH but lives in AZ and just moved into a new house, so this is the perfect, unique way to have a little of the place you're from mixed with the place you now live and love.

San Diego, CA

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Beautiful!

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This product was exactly as advertised! I loved it - the reason I'm giving 4 stars instead of 5 is that it was slightly bowed in the packaging - can it maybe be wrapped in a layer of bubble wrap and placed in a box that's thinner? The 4 inch high box, without an even layer of padding, caused the print to bow a little. I think it was mostly gone and flat by the time I gave it to my friend for a gift, but it was a bit concerning.

Denver, CO

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Great collection

5

I bought 5 to frame and hang as a group. They balance well and the print came out just as it showed. It took awhile to find the right grouping, and this did just the trick.

Boston, MA

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Lovely print!

5

Nice colour. Cool texture.

Houston, Texas

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