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Good morning! I’m so thrilled to introduce Jill DiNicolantonio, founder of Parse & Parcel. I first met Jill last month at the Strathmore Archives event sponsored in part by Parse & Parcel. She carefully curates paper and swatchbook samples to arrive on designer doorsteps, and also acts as a personal …

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House_2

I am one of those people who enjoy the occasional scary horror movie from the safety of my couch — and now Tightrope Press has come up with the greeting card equivalent. These look like nice houses, right? Wrong! These meticulously rendered drawings by Marisa de la Peña actually replicate …

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Bonjour-Ciao-G'day

Today’s whimsical note found its way to Cleveland from the Italian province of Pisa!It reads: Hello Sarah! I found your blog after listening to a Smart Creative Women podcast. I had to write to you because I’m a just a lover of stationery, design and good old-fashioned snail mail. Finally I’ve started …

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boundless_brooklyn

National Stationery Show ended back in spring, but its great finds live on for posterity. Here’s a few more. Seattle-based Bremelo Press was but one of many great finds in the Ladies of Letterpress booth. Not only do they offer private letterpress classes and custom work, you can also shop them …

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cleveland29

Many of you know I am nearly a lifelong Clevelander – I did live in New York City for years, but returned home about 12 years ago. While most Clevelanders are distinguished by their devotion to our sports teams, their love of rock ‘n roll and, more recently, a pride in being …

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SS pineapples

I just started hearing cicadas this past weekend, which to me means summer is really in high gear. And what better way to celebrate the dog days of summer than with this cheery range of watercolor art cards festooned with flamingos, palm trees and succulent pineapples from Carde Blanche? The company’s …

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