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sesame letterpress lobsters

Think of them as functional yet fancy accessories for your cocktail hour. These coasters by Sesame Letterpress come in a variety of bright geometric patterns (zig zags, polka dots, leaves)  or chic animal prints (dog, fox, owl, lobster) to dress up your party.  Printed one at a time on a…
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January 26, 2012 | Stationery + Invitations

Send little love notes to the cherished people in your life.   Designed and printed by Elizabeth Evans, these letterpress cards by Wildhorse Press feature cheerful, colorful illustrations with charming messages like Be Mine, You Make Me Smile and Something Beautiful is About to Happen.  Individual cards are $4.50 each.  …
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Greeting your guests at the door is an example of good hosting etiquette.  For a client’s holiday party in Chicago, Jung Lee of Fête went one step further and staffed three “cigarette girls” to welcome party-goers as well as present escort cards. Dressed in 1920′s costumes, the flirty girls addressed…
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Make your mark.  The next time you send out a mailing of party invitations, take a moment to turn a drab envelope into something special. Our latest find on Etsy reinvents one of the oldest forms of printing with original modern designs for your return address or any message you…
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John Derian

Dubbed the “King of Decoupage,” decorative artist John Derian has revitalized interest in 18th and 19th century illustration by incorporating the vintage prints on his wildly popular glass dishes and paperweights.  Now the delicate color reproductions have found their way onto a limited edition collection of social cards created in…
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Our latest discovery on Etsy reminds us of vintage textiles and wallpaper.  Neapolitan’s shop sells a collection of  chic notecards and paper boxes that are beyond pretty.  We are crazy for the peach, lilac and gray Chevron patterned folded note cards (so Pucci!) and the Love card printed with the…
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Tiny Prints Greeting

No more rushing to Kate’s Paperie for a last minute holiday, birthday or thank you card.  Tiny Prints, the online retailer of premium, personalized stationery, has launched their new greeting card offering which lets members design, customize and ship right from their web site.  Members can choose a charming design,…
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etsy apple

Made of Japanese paper, these memo pads are shaped in the form of a green pear and a red apple.  To transform the flat pads into gorgeous 3-D fruit, simply fan out the delicate sheets of paper and secure with a paperclip.  They could be used together to create a…
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Brooklyn Social Cards

Make an impression at your next night of networking with Brooklyn Social Cards, the latest venture from Breck Hostetter of Sesame Letterpress and Rebecca Kutys of Moontree Letterpress.  Created out of a demand for their elegant business and social cards, the two designers streamlined the ordering process by putting it…
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In this digital age filled with instant texts and tweets, a beautifully handwritten note sent via snail mail is to be cherished.  To express your love and adoration this Valentine’s Day, Neither Snow is offering one-of-kind calligraphed letters with vintage postage for your special someone.  The stamp combinations are selected…
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mrboddington holiday
November 30, 2009 | Stationery + Invitations

Holiday hostesses looking to make a sophisticated impression on their loved ones and party guests should make the mad dash to Mr. Boddington’s Studio to pick up some of their exquisite seasonal cards and invitations.  Boxed holiday cards come in a variety of charming designs letterpressed on heavy eggshell card…
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Who says pop-up drawings are just for kids?  These exquisite laser-cut cards and place mats by artist Lian Ng are inspired by children’s books but definitely have a place at the adult table. Made from recycled paper, the folded cards ($4.50 each) are  4.25″ x 5.5″ and come blank on…
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