‘Tis The Season

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42 articles in category ‘Tis The Season

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 …

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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! …

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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 …

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What better way to kick off the long July Fourth weekend than with a Constellation & Co. card celebrating independence? Letterpressed by husband and wife team Sara and Brad McNally in their studio and retail space in the Seattle Fisherman’s Terminal — a historic spot that recently celebrated its 100th birthday — this …

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Any Mom knows that having a sick child is almost the same as being sick yourself — without getting any rest, of course! That’s the boat I’m in today, so I’m sharing this fetching Handkerchief Get-Well — part of a gorgeous series of designs — from Antiquaria. $5.  Let’s hope it works its …

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If you are looking for sweet Valentines, look no further than Toronto-based Little Seashell Cards. “My whole life has been about design, composition, colors, inspiration and creativity,” its Lead Designer and Principal Sadaf Kiani told me. “Drawing was my first love, from the time I was four years old. After primary …

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Love is indeed beautiful, but it can also be funny — not to mention letterpressed — as Shayna from Steel Petal Press well knows. Her Valentine’s Day offerings feature clean, modern designs with simple, sincere & spot-on sentiments. Check out the full collection in Shayna’s Etsy shop or her website. $4.50-5 each. Did …

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