Lucky LOUIE

5 articles in category Lucky LOUIE

The Greeting Card Association announced the 27th annual crop of LOUIE finalists last week — congratulations to them all! Before the gallery of the finalists is released, I wanted to review a few (well, more than a few actually) standouts from judging. This design from Quilling Card takes a well-deserved seat as a finalist in …

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So, my trip to NYC last week was not without drama or adventure. Thanks to a really bad winter storm, my 6:10 am flight last Monday got cancelled — as did my daughter’s school. Luckily, I managed to get on a 4:30 flight that afternoon, which gave us ample time …

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There is one very special LOUIE finalist that really jumped out at me while I was judging that I wanted to show today. It’s from Calypso Cards (though I had no idea while judging). Calypso sells its own cards in addition to those from several lines; this design is the inspired handiwork …

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So many LOUIE finalists, so little time — just under a month, in fact, until the gala on May 18, at Manhattan’s Espace. I’m loving the pool and gold foil combo on this design from Sugar Paper Los Angeles, a finalist in the Friendship/Encouragement (General) category (Above $3.50). The shiny herringbone envelope liner and chunky, …

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I have judged the LOUIEs several times now — including the most recent one, for which winners will be announced next month — and it is an interesting process on so many levels. You review anywhere from say 6 to 40 entries per category, and there are if you can …

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