The Blog on All Things Stationery

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Dispatches from the worlds of stationery & design

Keeping letter-writing, card-sending and invitation using alive

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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Studio Stories is another new department, which arose out of the idea that I’d like to highlight just what goes into that invitation or birth announcement you get in the mail. Luscious Verde first crossed my radar screen about five years ago, shortly after we premiered Stationery Trends. My phone rang …

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My last dispatch of the day features one more MikWright design. You can find it — and many other great cards here. If you visit the site, don’t forget to check out their gift product. Tim & Phyllis license their imagery and wry commentary onto everything from cocktail napkins to …

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Why yes, this is my grandmother in fact … as well as a strong seller from MikWright’s line. I am lucky she had a good sense of humor! $3.50. You can buy it here or find a local retailer here. Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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