Sarah

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Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and with its new colocation with NY NOW February 3-6, National Stationery Show‘s Third Annual “Design our Valentine’s” Contest is incredibly well-timed. And the crop of Winners and Finalists is top notch as always. So many of these makers are new to me too — which …

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If you’re a pad person — and frankly I don’t know how anyone gets things done without them — then you’ll find those from Antiquaria a must-have. Bailey and Emma’s notepads infuse function with the brand’s signature exquisite form as they tackle everything from shopping lists to calligraphy practice. Whether they’re hanging …

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The best adventures in life don’t tend to be straight lines — and that applies to building a brand as well. 10 years ago, Julie Ann Art was born as a creative hobby that its founder Julie casually named after herself. The range immediately distinguished itself with a distinctive and …

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These days, foil is the overwhelmingly popular choice to add life to custom stationery creations — echoing the metallic glints found everywhere these days, from the fashion runways to other stationery pieces. It’s not hard to understand foil’s appeal: Its glittery touches add an eye-pleasing pop wherever they appear, be …

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If you’re like me, you know what you’re getting family for the holidays — it’s all those little gifts that do you in! Teachers, coaches, service providers of all stripes — for me, these are the ingredients that make a stressful holiday season. Well, take a deep breath, because Compendium …

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