Suddenly it became the fashion to see typewriting everywhere! So we all rushed out and tried to find one at goodwill/charity shops or garage sales/eBay. This little compact gem was in my FIL's effects when we cleared his house, in fact there were two, this one had belonged to a neighbour, who gave it to MIL when they moved house. It is just the right size for crafting. My inspiration came as usual from my Pinterest board here.
I liked the idea that you can combine typewriting with other techniques. If you don't own a real typewriter I will share some of my favourite typewriting fonts you can download and cheat with! Here is what I decided to try typewriting on! The stamped vellum I made on day 1;
(I even like the over-typing where I went wrong!!
Glassine bags full of stars;
Typing combined with stamping;
Typing on Kraft, on top of gold mist;
I have even used this old picture from typewriting instructions, to make a print and cut card, which I thought would be fun. You can download it here.
I typed on a Pink Paislee Mistable.
If you don't own an old typewriter, my favourite typewriting fonts for the PC are;
You can word process your phrase and print it out on A4 to check the size, then attach your pre-prepared 3x4 card to the A4, exactly over the typing with Washi tape and run it through your printer again.
Lets add some typewriting to your Jingle journal. TFLx