Featured Designer: Victoria of Paper Epiphanies

Paper Epiphanies is a gorgeous line of letterpress greeting cards that tell it like it is. Real talk lovingly printed in pretty scripts and well-chosen fonts. When I saw the recently released 4th Trimester collection of cards, I felt like Victoria, the designer behind the line, was talking directly to me. I feel like we…

Send a little love

The Good Twin We all need a little extra love and a shoulder to lean on every now and again. We need words of encouragement, of affirmation, or sentiments that make us giggle.  As the song says, we get by with a little help from our friends. Some days, small gestures can be grand gestures.…

Oh Baby!

I’ve had babies on the brain lately, and it’s no wonder as I’ve been spending my days with my little fella, who is just over four months old. We’ve been spoiled with well wishes and cards for our little one. I wanted to share some of my favorites, including this oh-so-lovely card from my penpal…

Featured Designer: Janine Kwoh of Kwohtations

Janine Kwoh is the creative force behind the cleverly named Kwohtations greeting cards. These cards are unique, heartfelt and genuine – cards for occasions that may go unrecognized, cards that celebrate diversity and and provide solace during life’s difficult moments. Some of my favorite sentiments include: I would fail life without you, It’s OK, my shit’s a…

Featured Designer: Christina Song of Forage Paper Co.

Christina Song is the designer behind the oh-so-gorgeous Forage Paper Co. stationery line. Full of inspiration from nature, Forage cards oft feature florals and plant life, and sometimes, Christina’s pets. In addition to designing Forage, the uber talented Christina is an artist  with a seriously impressive portfolio of collaged paper cut illustrations. You received your…

Featured Designer: Cara Underwood of Underwood Letterpress

 What’s not to love about Underwood Press? I’m pretty much obsessed. Designer and purveyor of gorgeous paper goods, Cara Underwood, combines lush hues with pretty patterns and sweet illustrations. Cara is a fan of snail mail and has created a great collection of cards devoted to celebrating handwritten notes (in addition to loads of other cards…

Featured Designer: Lynda Sherman of Bremelo Press

As I walked the rows of the National Stationery Show in May, I had the good fortune to visit  the Ladies of Letterpress booth, featuring a stellar line up of designers, including Bremelo Press. I was immediately taken with Lynda Sherman’s designs. Classic letterpress, with black ink printed on luscious feeling white paper, with sentiments…

Featured Designer: Michelle Secondi of 417 Press

417 Press is a seriously witty letterpress greeting card line designed by Michelle Secondi out of Montreal, Canada. Combining cheeky sentiments, real talk, contemporary fonts and bright inks and envelopes, this line is unique and continues to be one of my favourites. Michelle recently added a new collection to the line – a series of…

Snail Mail Inspo

While I may almost have enough greeting cards in my stash to open a mini-sized paper boutique, I am forever adding to my stationery arsenal. I have always been a snail mailer, sending cards to mark occasions or for no reason at all, other than to spread a little love. When I wholeheartedly embraced the…