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10 Awesome (and Free) Printable Calendars for 2014

10 Awesome (and Free) Printable Calendars for 2014

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Am I the only one still trying to process the fact that it is, indeed, 2014 already? I had all these aspirations for starting the year completely with it and organized, but guess what? I think I’m still aspiring. As a list maker and note taker, a good planner and calendar always help me get the ball rolling in that department and this year I’m loving all the pretty free printable calendars gracing the internet. So, because that’s how I …

Holiday Cards from Pinhole Press

Holiday Cards from Pinhole Press

I’m having to pinch myself over this one, but ready or not holiday card time is officially here! Tis the season to dust off those awkward family photos (or your newlywed photos or photos of your dog…whatever works for you) and get ready to send them off to your nearest and dearest to spread a little holiday cheer. This year, the fine folks at Pinhole Press asked if I’d like to give their holiday cards a little test drive. I’ve …

25 Best Father’s Day Cards

25 Best Father’s Day Cards

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From the classy and sophisticated to the outright hilarious, see 25 of the best Fathers Day cards for Dad!

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part V)

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part V)

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Highlights from the 2013 National Stationery Show featuring Fig. 2 Design Studio, Pistachio Press, Night Owl Paper Goods, Igloo Letterpress and more

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part IV)

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part IV)

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Highlights from the 2013 National Stationery Show featuring Sapling Press, Smudge Ink, Katharine Watson, Paisley Tree Press and Ferme a Papier

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part III)

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part III)

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Highlights from the 2013 National Stationery Show featuring One Canoe Two, The Social Type, Dear Hancock and Moglea

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part II)

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part II)

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Highlights from the 2013 National Stationery Show featuring Thimblepress, Sideshow Press, Parrott Design Studio, Belle and Union, The Paper Cub Co. and more!

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part I)

National Stationery Show 2013 (Part I)

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Highlights of the National Stationery Show featuring Pei Design, 9th Letter Press, Yellow Owl Workshop, Studio Carta, Sugarcube Press, Brainstorm + more!

15 Favorite National Stationery Show Previews

15 Favorite National Stationery Show Previews

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15 favorite previews of collections to debut at the 2013 National Stationery Show from The Sweetest Occasion

National Stationery Show Preview: Parrott Design Studio

National Stationery Show Preview: Parrott Design Studio

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I’m coming at you live with another preview from this year’s upcoming National Stationery Show – slated to kick off in New York in just a few days! Making her debut at this year’s show will be the crazy talented Sarah Parrott of Parrott Design Studio, who is no stranger around these parts. (You can see her beautiful bridal shower from a few years ago here.) Sarah is going to be rockin’ NSS with a booth full of gorgeous letterpress …

National Stationery Show Preview: Ferme a Papier

National Stationery Show Preview: Ferme a Papier

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A sneak peek of the new collection by Cat Seto debuting at the 2013 National Stationery Show

Pretty Party + Wedding Stationery from My Publisher

Pretty Party + Wedding Stationery from My Publisher

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You guys know how much I love pretty paper and stationery. There’s just nothing like that perfect invitation or thank you note hitting your mailbox that never fails to inspire a smile. I’d be ashamed at how many cards, notes and invitations I’ve received and saved, pinned to my bulletin board about my desk, only I’m not. Because paper just makes me …