Posts Categorized: Cards and Gift Wrap

Stationery Organised Neatly: Turquoise

Inspired by Things Organised Neatly, here is the first in what I hope will be a new series of my stationery organised neatly, by colour. First up, turquoise. This one was VERY easy for me, as most things I own are turquoise (this is just a small selection). Items are as follows: Stencil: Linex Standard Lettering… Read more »

‘TACHE CARDS

How great are these! And my favourite: Doo Daa Studios are based in Brooklyn, NY and I think their Moustache cards are prettttty fun! They’re a tad pricey at $5.50 each, but they do do a set of 8 for $27.50 (about £17).

Masking (a window with) tape

I walked past this window in Islington the other was and was impressed by this novel way of using stationery! This person has created a cool (and cheap!) pattern using masking tape to act as a sort of window shutter to stop people on the street staring in! They probably didn’t appreciate me taking a… Read more »

Been there, done that!

Look what was in today’s Do Something magazine in The Guardian. I’m so on trend after last week’s Lino Printing Workshop. Sorry for the wonky pic, I took it in a rush…

The Valentine’s Edition

The time is approaching, so here are my picks of the best Valentine’s card (mainly from Etsy): Starting things off with Rifle Paper Co. (stocked in Paperchase and lots of other UK stores, check their stockists page). Next up, SnoogsAndWilde on Etsy. Made in Connecticut, they have lots of lovely watercolour cards and prints (I particularly like this feather print)…. Read more »

Lino Printing Workshop

On Sunday, as per my post here, I went to a Lino Printing workshop by Nancy Straughan at the lovely shop Smug. This is a picture of me  (mid, centre) and the rest of the class with our prints. It was a real mix of people/abilities, from novices like me, to graphic designers and people… Read more »

Eye Heart Ewe

I LOVE this card from Wishbone Letterpress SO MUCH!! I love all their stuff actually, but this is a particular favourite. It’s a husband and wife team from New York, which just makes it all the lovelier. They  don’t seem to have a stockist in the UK, which is a shame. They’re on etsy, but… Read more »