Friday Funnies

20 articles in category Friday Funnies

Is every day Kanye Day for you? Samantha of Violet Clair sure feels that way — and she’s done what any card-creating devotee would do: Put all that love right into her work. “I LOVE Kanye and am a huge fan,” she told me. “I really wanted to incorporate him into …

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If you like your greeting cards with a big dose of sarcasm, then you’ll love SymPATHETIC Greetings. Brian Cohen actually started it while looking for a get well card for a hospitalized friend. “All the options were basically an endless barrage of doves, rose pedals, sunsets — it was all a …

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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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Ilootpaperie was started by a set of Pasadena sisters, Alice & Doris, with a mission to steal hearts with their cheeky, colorful musings. Aiding and abetting the cause is Pierre, their stripe-clad mascot. And, they make cute little enamel pins too! The sisters are first-time exhibitors at National Stationery Show this year, …

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In the spirit of National Handwriting Day — which is tomorrow! — I can’t not share the beautifully penned verbiage and fun imagery on these starry-eyed selections from Violet Clair. Pick some up for Valentine’s Day — though love should be in the air year-round, and most inamoratas will welcome one …

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It can be difficult to balance snarky and sweet — the former tends to eclipse the latter — but Flair & Paper manages to navigate that tricky space.  This fun range is described by creator Heyar Padron as her “baby, (her) dream and on occasion, (her) much-needed therapy.” Take a …

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Here’s the perfect birthday card to give your favorite practical joker — or to send if you are that joker. Cards from Joker Greeting look just like any other musical greeting card, with one important difference. Once the button to press to play the song is pressed, the song plays and …

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Cheerio! Big Jon just released two fun collections. Fantastic Man makes a simple, modern and very bold statement in the vibrant tones that are a signature of the line. Everyone knows a sentiment is more truthful when it’s repeated more, right? All are on white ribbed paper & accompanied by jaunty …

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