I bow down to artists who have the talent and patience to create wonderfully intricate linocuts like these papel picado-inspired designs by Lilco. The beautiful, hand cut designs have been letterpress printed onto luxe Crane stock to make vivid, modern postcards that would also look great as framed wall art. Here, check ‘em out:
images from Lilco Letterpress
Classic patterns and neon hues come together in this super cool, modern gift wrap, designed by Dabney Lee and printed by Haute Papier. I really like the idea of pairing the neons with crisp, white ribbon, as shown in the above photo. What a stylish look!
image from Haute Papier
Tiny Love Cards | Emily McDowell
This Week’s Picks
♥ Olive Box recently introduced their card box, a curated box filled solely with “cards” based on a theme, and they’re offering Paper Crave readers a special 10% discount on their current “love” box or an annual subscription of six boxes. Use code papercrave-10 to receive your discount (limit one per customer). Offer valid through January 24, 2014.
♥ Gorgeous cut paper wall art by Andrea Hamer of A Mad, Rare Hen.
♥ Cannot get enough of beautiful wood wedding invitations!
♥ An ode to stationery from NUVO Magazine, and thanks to the article I found a new-to-me site called Notebook Stories, too!
♥ The perfect gift packaging for Homer Simpson. Mmm … paper donuts.
♥ A wonderful gift idea for the hand lettering artist or calligrapher in your life, a laser engraved stationery box from Little Low Studio. – via
image from Emily McDowell
This Valentine’s Day card roundup has a little bit of everything: kid-friendly neon, laser cut love, sweet illustrated goodness, and more.
Let’s have a look at part three, shall we?
Above, clockwise from top : Neon School Valentines | Sweet Water Letterpress; Cross Hatch Heart | Studio SloMo; Bee Mine | Mr. Yen; Fish Kiss | Harken Press; Cup of Tea | Egg Press; L.O.V.E. Trademark | Plane Paper; Be Mine | Presse Dufour
images from their respective sources