If you’re reading this, you undoubtedly love cards — but that doesn’t mean you always know what to write inside. Finding the right words during difficult or emotionally fraught situations — especially when they occur during the holidays — can be really, really tough, so I’m really gratified today to share a …

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For anyone who really adores stationery, starting the new year with a brand-new, really exquisite planner by your side is not just paramount, but absolutely necessary. Fortunately, the market is saturated with carefully thought options tailored to today’s crazy lifestyles. It’s impossible to not be impressed by Appointed‘s Task Planners. …

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I wholeheartedly agree with Whitney Houston that children are indeed the future — and when it comes to stationery, our collective destiny is directly linked to nurturing the next generation of card-senders, letter-writers and (physical) invitation senders.  Fortunately, Shades of Expression Designs has embraced this worthy cause with a slew of kid-approved …

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Ever since I first became acquainted with it, I’ve been utterly smitten with the fascinating, fanciful world of All My Layers. It’s a joy to lose oneself in Mimi’s gorgeous brush lettering and illustrations, simply presented on beautiful matte textures embellished with everything from little gold foil stars to luxe …

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I recall the first time that I stumbled across Gingiber‘s booth at National Stationery Show, either in 2014 or 2015. Founder Stacie Bloomfield’s adorable, distinctive animal illustrations caught my eye, tugged at my heartstrings — and still have not let go. Over the years, as her children have grown, Stacie has …

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You’d have to be hiding out from any and all media to have missed the onslaught of “news” regarding Black Friday, and to a lesser extent, Small Business Saturday. Most readers know I’m a fool for British design; well, those brilliant denizens of that island across the pond have outdone …

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Lord Byron said that letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company — but he may have modified that truism had LetterBoxes been around in the 19th century! What sets LetterBox apart from other subscription boxes is that rather than throwing in this and that and hoping …

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This Gen Xer never feels more like a citizen of a brave new world than when I hear about a new collaboration. As far as I can tell, these mini-alliances are a completely 21st-century invention — and they tend to put each party at the top of their design game. And …

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