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Folksy Friday :: The Font-O-Phile??!!

by Folksy Support

This week’s Folksy Friday has been curated by Jay from Red Road Design.

Printed letters tiles peace cushion Recycled Stickers - Set of 20 - Colourful Alphabet
Old school blackboard clutch purse Love Letters Sleep Mask Oxidised or shiny sterling silver charm with name or inspirational and feel-good words

OK I admit it, I’m a ‘Font-O-Phile’…

… I don’t think there’s such a word in the dictionary?? But I just love typography, lettering and all visual aspects of symbols and words! Typography and lettering can be so powerful at times often not needing any additional images to convey a message.

These days everything that can be made can be personalised and so it becomes even more meaningful to the receiver of the gift! It’s almost as if you take an active part in the making process. By you having the opportunity to interact with a maker it’s as if you can take the creative driving seat and decide on the colour or the lettering style etc you want for that special gift etc.

So I’ve focused on words and letters for this Folksy Friday to show you how creative and varied a team of makers we have on this wonderful site. I love it and I hope you’ve enjoyed my Folksy Friday too!

Click on the images and take a look at all the other great items these Folksy sellers have to offer too!

Folksy Sellerred road design offers an original, eclectic range from vintage textile artwork, contemporary mixed media, graphic design, illustration to commissioned pieces. My fun illustration side creates the ‘Ziggy and Friends’ range of cute animals as party badges, sweet little pocket mirrors, illustration prints and handmade cards with a Scottish twist. See! I told you it was eclectic! Check out the red road design blog for more details

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11 comments

red road design December 3, 2010 - 7:24 am

Thanks for the opportunity! I loved going through Folksy – there are so many great artisans!

Jane - Max and Molly Designs December 3, 2010 - 8:28 am

Awesome finds Jay! There is definitely such a thing as a font-o-phile – my other half also has this affliction ;-)

red road design December 3, 2010 - 8:37 am

Thanks Jane! Glad to hear someone else has ‘it’ LOL!

Sixes and Sevens December 3, 2010 - 9:11 am

I am definitely a font-o-phile too! There are so many gorgeous font based things on Folksy, thanks for sharing your favourites.

Victoria December 3, 2010 - 9:45 am

Great picks, I love the letter tiles! Fab : )

Leanne December 3, 2010 - 11:16 am

Thanks so much for including me, love the other finds too I’m a bit of a font-o-phile myself:)

Leanne xx

Jay December 3, 2010 - 11:44 am

Fontophile’s unite I say! LOL!

simply bluebelle December 3, 2010 - 1:08 pm

Thank you for featuring my sterling silver feel-good word charms.
I have many more charms that include hand-stamped letters.
There are so many unique and wonderful items found on Folksy.
Thanks again.

Karen - Little Silverleaf December 3, 2010 - 1:24 pm

What a fab collection of items (I share your love of fonts)! Thanks for including my stickers – all these items are amazing!

Frustrated December 5, 2010 - 8:29 pm

This site is very difficult to buy anything from!!

Hilary December 6, 2010 - 9:52 am

Hello – so sorry you have had difficulty purchasing an item from Folksy – if you need any help, please email support@folksy.com and they’ll be in touch

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