BisonSheetsBedWeb

Meet Cat Pants Studio, the brainchild of Olympia, Washington, designer and artist Sara Gettys. Launched late last summer, her aesthetic is cheeky and bright and features lots of critters, from slugs to otters to bison. The entire range is named after Sara’s beloved cat, Furdinand Gettys — who, like the company …

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useme7

There are a multitude of custom photo books out there … and then there are the premium photo books that not only make your coffee table look great, but your photographs as well — and better still, they’ll endure for posterity. So while summer passes far too quickly, your memories …

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use_me

How better to kick off the week than with a look back at some favorite National Stationery Show finds? Please pardon all shadows, bad lighting, crooked angles — they are no fault of the product, just my (lack of) photography skills. First up we have ilootpaperie — I’m still geeking out …

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F - 11 copy

One of many great finds this past National Stationery Show was this Brooklyn-based house of cards, named for one of my favorite elements of punctuation: Ümlaut Brooklyn.With the tagline “Aiding and Abetting Real Communication,” this retro-inspire line describes itself as sometimes irreverent, sometimes naughty, always nice. “We make cards that make people linger …

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birthday

Stationery that takes you to little magical worlds will always receive high marks in my book — so I am loving these heavily layered and patterned releases from The Stationery Bakery, all illustrated by Sarah Donovan and then locally printed in Austin, Texas. “I primarily illustrate florals, animals, and eclectic patterns,” she told …

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If you’re still in the market for a knock-your-socks-off Father’s Day card, you can’t go wrong with Katie Leamon. Scalloped edges, spot-on sentiments, plus the perfect imperfection that results from each one being hand-stamped, one at a time — all unite into very individual creation that is as special as Dad. The polka-dotted …

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