The Blog on All Things Stationery

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Dispatches from the worlds of stationery & design

Keeping the art of letter-writing, card-sending and invitation using alive

Last up from Old Tom Foolery is their Magnetic Poetry line. It’s the source of much unexpected wisdom, like “Your kindness oozes forth like hot liquid cheese” and of course the unforgettable birthday message, “Shut up & get in my party van.” They’re printed in Minneapolis on premium high-gloss paper …

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And here are some designs from Old Tom Foolery’s brand-new Classic Collection. All are blank inside, printed on Kraft stock &  embellished with silver foil details that matches the snazzy metallic silver envelope. $4.50 each, and you can shop the collection here. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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I am off to the dentist to get a new filling in a little bit so I can really use some serious humor today to offset my serious fear of that drill. This week’s featured company is Old Tom Foolery, that madcap married duo of Lauren & Joel Gryniewski, who …

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If you’re planning on getting Halloween cards and haven’t done so yet, now is certainly the time. And appropriately enough, paper-cutting artist extraordinaire Nancy Michalak is having a sale of 5 cards for $20. Nancy’s designs reproduce her orginal papercut collage made using the scherenschnitte technique, a nearly lost art form, which you …

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I was really, really excited to hear a few weeks back that Boatman Geller announced a long-term agreement to exclusively manufacture and distribute the Whitney English Stationery and Gift Collections. I have loved Whitney’s work since I first saw it many years back — I think of her as an arbiter of modern …

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I’m so happy to be able to share this gem I got about a week-and-a-half back, from Sarah Skarda of Shortpockets in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Sarah’s line is truly lovely, colorful and sweet, with cards paired with Kraft envelopes and tied with raffia. You can see her Etsy shop here. Sarah’s response is …

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In my last post, I mentioned that Luscious Verde often sends extra goodies to clients with orders. Sometimes this includes these adorable four-packs of cards. “They are not one-of-a-kind as much as they are limited-edition series from leftover supplies from our production of invitations,” Wendy explained to me. “Like, if a paper …

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