‘Tis The Season

Page 2

50 articles in category ‘Tis The Season

Whatever winter holiday you observe, most religious faiths define this time of year as the season of miracles — and British design diva Katie Leamon has a slew of dazzling goods that capture December’s special magic and charm. Be they exquisitely marbled Christmas Crackers, cleverly gold-foiled and polka-dotted pop-out ornament …

Read more →

If you’re not content with the standard card-aisle offerings, these letterpress finds from A. Favorite Design take a thoughtful and thought-provoking jaunt through America’s natural wonders, scratch-off cards, Rorschach tests, ramen noodles and those tiresome scantron tests. Hurry up already and get them here or find a store here … one of Amber’s styles (not shown …

Read more →

There’s still time to order something really thoughtful for mom — as opposed to a last-minute, panicked jaunt to the mall — so today I’ve got lots of options to do just that! First up I have several designs from teNeues — who returns to National Stationery Show, Booth 1624, this year.   …

Read more →

Happy Earth Day! In its honor, Oblation Papers & Press has unveiled a few new “fun tips” cards, and they are palm-sized gems of letterpressed wisdom. First up, natural disasters are no problem with this design. However, there’s no need to wait around for a flood to have fun. Here is …

Read more →

Mother’s Day — or as I like to call it, the 24 all-too-brief hours during which I do no housework at all — is fast approaching, and these designs from Chicago letterpresser Amber Favorite of A. Favorite Design are as well thought out and personal as they are meticulously executed. First …

Read more →

I am loving the Mid-Century Modern vibe running through gifts and stationery these days, very poshly presented here in Vintage Sparkle: 15 Festive Ornaments to Fold, Fill, and Hang from Princeton Architectural Press.  Think of them as DIY for the time-challenged or seasonally stressed. Just fold, hang or fill with whatever goodies you like! …

Read more →

Labor Day has come and gone, so Falloween is officially in the air. And how better to gently ease into the season than with charming paper cuttings by Nancy Michalak? Nancy, a former elementary school teacher, bases much of her work on photographs of her three now-grown children. Each original design is …

Read more →