This Just In!

130 articles in category This Just In!

Several years ago I stumbled across Friendly Fire Paper at National Stationery Show, and was immediately smitten. As beautifully as this vibrant range of cards are ‘pressed and presented, it’s the unrestrained snark running through them that makes me an official Friendly Fire fool. Now this women-owned house of paper …

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Last week I wrote about 18 Million Thanks — which, at my last peek, has generated some 10,503 cards being sent to health care workers! Now, one of its members, Good Postage, just launched its Gratitude Collection, but it’s a little different than most you’ve seen. Let me back up a …

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Greeting cards have been receiving a lot of well-deserved attention during the isolating circumstances of quarantine, but there’s another domain of stationery being regarded with fresh eyes as living spaces are transformed into work spaces: desk accessories. So if you’re like me & find that there’s something about a fresh …

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It’s too easy to feel hopeless these days, but for every negative, there’s a positive somewhere. Take 11-year-old Emerson Weber of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Emerson is a rather prolific epistoler who wrote a letter, complete with hand-decorated envelope, to her postman thanking him for all he does. It appeared …

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It’s no shocker that I’ve been focused on the Noted @ *Noted Product Awards for the last few weeks — there’s nothing like helping to repurpose an industry event to keep you busy — but in doing so, I’ve neglected a MAJOR announcement from Mohawk Fine Papers that dropped, fittingly, on April …

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Good morning everyone, here is the last group of Noted @ *Noted finalists! UWP Luxe. As avid fans of salon style gallery wall, we wanted to create a collage of framed art as a pop-up card. We loaded the card with everything we love — from Matisse inspired foliage to …

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Good morning everyone, I’m back for round 2. You all know the drill, so let’s get started! Girl w/Knife. What inspired this card? The sobering realization that we’re going to have to censor our girl-talk around my friend’s new baby. I left this card black and white with a white …

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