Be My Valenzine?

Will you be my Valenzine? Chloe drew this illustration as a greeting card design for Coin-Operated Press and we are a little bit in love with it! You can check it out now in the Coin-Op Shop and grab your own Valenzine cards to send off to all the wonderful folks in your life that […]

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VLOG: January 2021

A few January words from Chloe… January is one of my favourite months… I mean, I hate the cold! but it is a fresh start. All of that motivation, and re-birth energy is so conducive to creative brains. In my own world of art I have been re-shaping my business to suit who I am […]

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VLOG: December 2020

Welcome to our December 2020 updates! We hope you had a fantastic festive season, and we want to wish you the happiest of new years! We hope 2021 is treating you well! In today’s vlog, we will be travelling back in time a little, and sharing with you all the wonderful things we got up […]

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VLOG: November 2020

Welcome to our November 2020 updates! A few words from Katie… We got into the festive spirit SUPER early this year! I think we needed to bring some extra cheer to our house since we’ve been in various stages of lock-down for 9 months by now! So by mid-November, we had the tree up in […]

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October 2020 Updates Vlog

Some words from Chloe… On the whole, October has been a really good month for me. Recently, I have been feeling really stuck with life. I think perhaps the whole world might be feeling like that at the moment. Moving house is helping me to move on from the stickiness, and I am feeling really […]

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How To: Blackout Poetry

What is Blackout Poetry? A blackout poem is created most often using a black marker, to cover established text, for example: newspaper articles, cut up book pages, magazines, letters, etc. The creator redacts the words from the established text using the marker until a poem is formed. The most important thing to remember about blackout […]

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How To: Make Plectrum Earrings

In this tutorial, Chloe will take you through the step-by-step process of transforming your plectrums into earrings! This is such a fantastic project to upcycle your old plectrums, as well as making cool and unique jewellery easily and cheaply. This is a beginner’s level tutorial, and you will only need a few simple tools and […]

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Q&A with the Coin-Operated Press Founders + A Day in the Life of Two Zine-Makers Vlog

You asked! We answered! We hope you enjoy this little Q&A session with the two founders of Coin-Operated Press: Chloe Henderson, and Katie Mayes!! and we hope you enjoy seeing a little sneak peek into the behind the scenes of our daily lives! Thank you for watching and don’t forget to hit that subscribe button […]

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