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204 articles tagged as greeting cards

I always refer to envelopes as humble, but really they are deceptively simple items holding endless potential and promise. They can be lined, adorned with vintage stamps, addressed in a beautiful brush script — the possibilities are only limited by the imagination (and occasionally the USPS). With that said, envelopes …

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There’s so much about National Stationery Show that sets it apart from any other trade show, and even after attending for so many years, it’s hard to articulate these qualities to anyone who’s never attended. For four days in February, its aisles offer a dynamic haven for those who love …

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To stationery stalwarts, Egg Press is to letterpress cards what, say, Coach is to handbags: They helped redefine a then-forgotten object to a new glory. The Portland house of letterpress not only churns out a vibrant and rather prolific range of cards, art prints and gift wrap, they also quietly …

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For the second year running, The Greeting Card Association has brought Thinking of You Week to vibrant life, so I’m here to remind you that surely there is at least one person out there who would love to hear from you. Before I continue with the guilt thumbscrews, however, let’s …

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Part of the fun of being a card nerd is that there’s always a new range to discover. Take Nashville’s own Breathless Paper Co. — Jessica and Matt Berinato have been quietly creating great stationery and gifts since 2007. Their mission statement is “to create paper goods that inspire celebration, love …

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There are so many (valid) complaints these days about how women are depicted in the media. As the mom of an impressionable 13-year-old, they’re definitely not lost on me — so I’m loving the powerful, active and oh-so-beautiful Hip Chicks from Shades of Expression Designs. These lovely ladies, shown here …

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So, today I am 50 — and, as my (older) brother helpfully pointed out, I actually started my 50th year on my last birthday, so technically this one is not that big a deal. Despite that, this is a hard trip around the sun to greet with my usual insouciance, followed …

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