You never really know what an election day holds, especially when you live in a swing state like Ohio, as I do. Last year, my county — Cuyahoga — held up the results of the entire presidential election (sorry about that!), and this year my community — Beachwood — is …

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Watching TV commercials, you would think that Christmas was immanent — as in, a few weeks away — but since that is definitely not the case, I’ve decided to first acknowledge that most elusive card-sending occasion, Thanksgiving. While the Thanksgiving card numbers are bigger than one might guess (15 million, …

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Hello, I’m Lissa Lowe. As brand advisor and special correspondent for The Paper Chronicles, I’m tickled pink to meet you! A bit of backstory: Kindred spirits, Sarah and I met seven years ago in Ohio where my family lived for a brief stint. While our wee ones were shaking musical eggs together, …

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There’s a thousand stories in the big city, so the saying goes, but there are also most likely a thousand stories behind each greeting card line. George White is the president & COO of Up With Paper, probably the first company to turn paper engineering into a miniature art form. The award-winning …

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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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