凸版抽屉是一种有隔层的薄木托盘. These drawers were part of a larger printing cabinet that were common between the 15th and 19th centuries. The small sections store letter stamps or "sorts" that were used in a printing press for relief printing. 凸版抽屉也称为铅字盒, 类型的抽屉, 打印机块抽屉, 和打印机的托盘.
Some people are lucky enough to find a tray or an entire cabinet in their attic, but this is a much less common occurrence since the popularity (and cost) of this antique has increased. 如今, 古董爱好者 search high and low at antique shops for the chance to own one. Some people even buy reproduction printers blocks to achieve the look.
These letterpress drawer ideas will help you transform the tray you already have or inspire you to go out and find one yourself.
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Letterpress drawers are commonly used in antique shops and flea markets to display small collectibles for sale. 把同样的想法用在你的家里 收藏微型收藏品 在抽屉里放一块玻璃在上面.
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This letterpress drawer idea is perfect for people who like to sew, 但你不需要缝纫来重现这个想法. Pick up a lot of vintage thread spools and create a fun visual for not a lot of money. 让这个概念更进一步, gather varying patterns of vintage fabric and line the back of each compartment.继续下面11项中的4项.
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使用Vintage find创建一个Shadowbox Vignette
Letterpress drawers make perfect shadow boxes that can be changed out and rearranged often. This particular set up incorporates dozens of eclectic antique items.
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Originally, letterpress drawers would have been in a tall wooden cabinet. Antique letterpress cabinets are prized by printers and collectors, 但有时抽屉是分开卖的. If you can't afford a full cabinet but want the functionality of a drawer, recreate a table 就像 如图所示.
奖金家具DIY: 而不是做一个表格, transform a letterpress drawer into a wall cabinet by building a cabinet frame and using the drawer as a door.继续下面11项中的7项.
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Jewelry is one of the more common vanity items stored in letterpress drawers, 但还有其他非常适合的私人物品, 喜欢精油. Sort bottles by color to make the storage solution more sightly. 另一种易于储存的物品是 收集指甲油或口红.继续下面11项中的第8项.
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One of the most creative ways you can transform a letterpress drawer is by turning it into a piece of art. The simplest way to do this is to find a variety of colored paper and line the back of each compartment.
Pick between four or five colors that coordinate with your home decor and randomly place each sheet after you cut them to size. Firmly position the paper underneath each section without using glue. 如果你不喜欢它，你可以改变它的外观.
- Decoupage a map to the back of the compartments and display trinkets from your travels.
- Cut out different photos to fit in the back of each compartment to make a large photo collage.
- Use scrabble pieces and write out a message with words scattered throughout different compartments.
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凸版抽屉最初是用来存放东西的, so why not make use of them to help you organize your craft room? There are a variety of tiny craft pieces that will fit within the compartments and not necessarily fall out if the tray adheres to the wall.
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This letterpress drawer idea could work as functional storage that your kids have access to in their playroom. The other option is to create a shadowbox using a piece of glass so that your kids don't have access to the miniatures all the time. Either way, the drawer can keep a collection of little toys that your child loves.
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Turn your printer's tray into a fun adventure for your kids by making a cabinet of curiosities. 这个想法是受到这本书的启发 Cabinet of Curiosities: Collecting and Understanding the Wonders of the Natural World.
The book explains how science classifies objects and teaches children what to do with specimens they find. What's especially fun about the book is that it teaches kids how to create their own cabinet by preserving things like crab shells, 罗宾的鸡蛋, 甚至还有蜘蛛标本.
这种想法并不局限于儿童. Collect miniature objects on your travels and create your own whimsical cabinet.