Featured Designer: Julie Wylie of Whimsy + Wild

Whimsy + Wild is a line of stationery and art prints created by artist and letterer Julie Wylie. Hoping to inspire people to send snail mail, Julie strives to create greeting cards that will bring joy to recipients. Julie’s designs feature a limited color palette, with striking black and white designs…

Happy 2016!!

PAGEFIFTYFIVE Happy 2016 friends! I’m kicking off the year with some snail mail love. I’m so glad New Year’s cards are a thing. It’s the best time of year to send loved ones well wishes for the weeks and months ahead. Clean slate, fresh start, endless possibilities. (And, if you’re like…

Happy New Year

When I look back at 2015, the thing that comes to mind most is overwhelming gratitude. This has been the most fast-paced, ever-changing year I have ever had. I was fortunate enough to have traveled and expanded my mind and to have met some beautiful people along the way. It…

New Year’s Cards

If you’re like me and didn’t make it around to sending Holiday cards this year, you still have another chance with New Year’s. Everything has been so hectic the last few months that to the amazement of many, I– yes, I! –didn’t get to send any. I can’t say I…

Season’s Eatings!

Teeny Weenie Paper It’s not the holidays if there aren’t ginger chocolate cookies baking in the oven. The smells of cinnamon and cloves wafting through the air bring me a little bit of joy. Also in the oven, this holiday season: Toblerone shortbread, double ginger cookies, jam thumbprints and some…

Wrapping It Up

Most of my holiday cards are finally in the post and now I’m turning my attention toward another fun holiday pastime – wrapping. I really enjoy using plain kraft paper, and embellishing with ribbons, bells, washi tape, ornaments, twine and tags.  There are so many great gift tags that will…

Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal!

‘Tis the season for sending holiday mail while watching classic movies. Dear readers, I’m taking a little break from my card writing and envelope washiing (that’s totally a word) to share some holiday card inspiration with you. Fancy Seeing You Here is a whimsical stationery line featuring letterpress and silkscreened…