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There are so many amazing little indie card lines out there, this department is my attempt to highlight a few, which (barring calamity) I plan on doing throughout the day. The first is Lady Pilot Letterpress and I personally can’t think of a better card to kick off with. The message …

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My Letter-Writing Campaign  has been positively received (please, keep those missives coming!) so in that spirit, I can’t write another post without encouraging the occasional physical mailing of greetings. It’s such an easy way to make someone’s day that much brighter — and show your all-round high-classiness, as this colorfully cool note …

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Apparently parking miscreants are a deeper cultural problem than most of us realize, as there’s more than one paper product out there to address them. Kelp Designs’ Neighborly Notes help promote a firm yet friendly (not to mention colorful) brand of civility. Necessity was definitely the mother of this invention, …

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I love that small card companies are trying this holiday out for size. A. Favorite Design  is the cleverly named brainchild of Amber Favorite, yet another 10 Designers to Watch veteran, this time in 2012. She described her fetching and always fun letterpressed line to me then as “classic Americana with a …

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Culturally speaking, civility — defined as treating others with courtesy — has definitely been scarce of late. I don’t know what the culprit is exactly, though I suspect reality shows and online anonymous comment sections don’t exactly encourage tolerance. I can’t take credit for honing in on this concept: One of my Editorial Board …

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I heard some news late last week from that human dynamo otherwise known as Grace Kang — she’s the force of nature behind the Pink Olive boutiques in Manhattan’s East Village and Brooklyn’s Park Slope, The Pink Olive School, and OliveBox, a monthly service that sends goody boxes full of carefully curated paper and lifestyle goods …

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In case you haven’t heard, Falloween is not just a new holiday season, it’s going on now. According to the Urban Dictionary, Falloween is  “the combination of autumn and Halloween decorations. After October 31st, Thanksgiving items replace the Halloween items.” And, judging by the exquisitely letterpressed Sugarcube Press offering I’ve kicked this post …

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One of the more rewarding opportunities I’ve gotten in the past few years was the chance to be on the Board of Directors of Gift For Life. It’s an honor to be able to raise funds to fight AIDS, and the monthly conference calls amongst board members keep me updated …

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