Spooktacular Cards

Halloween is one of my top favorite holidays during the year, filled with fun decor, treats, costumes, makeup, and parties. But one of my top favorite reasons I love Halloween is not always the most standout reason for many. What I cherish most about Halloween is the creative greeting cards that come out. Remember as…

Avocado & Rosé

Avocados are the new Rosé and Rosé is the new Sriracha. We all know the haters that are over all three things because of how trendy they’ve become. I want to believe those haters are secretly going home and consuming all of them. Either way, all three are continually celebrated and should be-they are delicious. These designers…

Paper Epiphanies

  I recently met Victoria of Paper Epiphanies at the National Stationery Show and was smitten with their office goods and their empowering letterpress line. We all know I love a good quote, but lately I have not found many new statements and designs that resonate with me. When I entered their booth I was immediately fixed on each…

NSS 2016 Round Up

When I first began 8Balloons over 5 years ago, the idea of attending the National Stationery Show didn’t even factor into the grand scheme. I was just hoping to create great content on my favorite greeting cards. I have been so happy to see the progression of designers over the past few years and am…

Father’s Day

With the excitement of Mother’s Day and the beginning of summer, we often times forget to have the same momentum for Father’s Day! It’s just as important to acknowledge dads and/or father figures so we got you covered with these cards, both funny and sentimental. first image via Paper Source Grey Letter Press Benchpressed Ink Meets…

Recipe Styling

Save Print Sweet Sugar Cookies Author: Hello You Designs Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 36   These sweet, simple and chewy sugar cookies will be the new house favorite! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened 1½ cups granulated sugar 1 egg 2¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon Kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla ¼ cup…