Quick Picks : 1.14.16

Paper Patch Shadow Boxes by Becky Margraf

Paper Patch Shadow Boxes by Becky Margraf (so awesome!)

This Week’s Picks

♥ These free cheesy pun cheese wrappers from Design is Yay are so much fun.

♥ Minted’s new Save the Date Card collection just launched, and it’s absolutely beautiful.

♥ Free printable Valentine’s Day goodie bags for “beary” good friends from Oh Happy Day.

♥ A rainbow of pretty pens, you say? Yes, please.

♥ Loved getting a peek behind the scenes of the design and print process for Legion Paper’s gorgeous holiday card, designed by Jennet Liaw.

image from Becky Margraf

Love & Valentine’s Day Cards from Hello! Lucky

Cheesy Valentine Card by Hello! Lucky

I’m a sucker for a good and cheesy valentine, and these Valentine’s Day and love-themed cards from Hello! Lucky feature designs that range from the awesomely cheesy (above) to prickly, penny, and narwhal-themed designs that are sure to bring a smile to the faces of anyone lucky enough to receive them. In other words, they’re a lot of fun!

Head on over to Hello! Lucky to check out all of their love and friendship cards.

Strange and Wonderful Narwhal Card by Hello! Lucky

Lucky Penny Card by Hello! Lucky

Pure Magic Card by Hello! Lucky

Irresistible Card by Hello! Lucky

Stay Spicy Card by Hello! Lucky

Stuck on You Card by Hello! Lucky

images from Hello! Lucky

Cute, Illustrated Valentine’s Day Cards

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of the holiday itself, but Valentine’s Day cards and projects are some of my favorites. It’s such a fun holiday to design for, and I love seeing all of the punny sentiments and sweet illustrations that designers come up with. Plus, so many love-themed designs work year ’round, not just for Valentine’s Day, and that includes several of the cute, illustrated designs in this Valentine’s Day card roundup. So, you’ll be able to spread the love all year long, which is really how it should be, don’t you think?

Cute, Illustrated Valentine's Day Cards

1. Anni Betts 2. Ilootpaperie 3. Chic + Nawdie 4. Cat Pants Studio 5. Skipping Fox 6. 1Canoe2

images from their respective sources