Trolley Cards

Trolley Cards


Trolley Cards


Trolley Cards

I was recently introduced to a new card service called Trolley Cards, which carries greetings from a number of fantastic shops, including Egg Press, Hello! Lucky, Louella Press, Pancake & Franks, Paper*Ink, Red Cap Cards, Smock Paper, Snow & Graham, and Two Piglets.

Trolley Cards allows you to choose a card for whatever occasion is appropriate (all cards are $4.95). After you’ve chosen your card, you can “write” your message and schedule your card (up to 21 days in advance) for delivery. Your message will appear within the card in a nice, handwritten font and will be delivered to your addressee (US addresses only) on your chosen date. Optionally, you can include a gift card to one of many cool places, like iTunes, Amazon, Target, Home Depot, and more.

One of my favorite Trolley Cards details is the wax logo stamp (above, top), set in teal wax, on each card envelope that they send. What a lovely touch!

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Weekly Wrap #11 : Pom Poms and Doilies

Weekly Wrap


Weekly Wrap

I’ve had this idea bookmarked since before Christmas, and I can’t believe that I haven’t featured it until now. I just love the incorporation of pom poms and doilies in this gift packaging idea by Flickr user tea_and_toast. Use any color of yarn that you like to create custom colored pom poms to coordinate with patterned gift wrap or the ever versatile brown paper wrapping, as shown above.

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Engrave Your Book

Engrave Your Book Moleskine

If you’re looking for an awesome gift for your favorite moleskine enthusiast, then you’ll want to check out these super cool, reusable, engraved leather moleskine covers by Portland, Oregon based Engrave Your Book, who curate an series of covers by some fantastic graphic designers and illustrators. The covers are available in both pocket and large sizes, and you can even customize your own covers using their custom program. Here’s a taste of some of the covers that they have in their collection:

Engrave Your Book Moleskine


Engrave Your Book Moleskine


Engrave Your Book Moleskine


Engrave Your Book Moleskine

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Jessica Hische’s Daily Drop Cap Prints

Jessica Hische Daily Drop Cap Prints

Fantastic news for those of us — myself included, of course — who have been swooning over Jessica Hische’s Daily Drop Caps for months: you can purchase full alphabet prints or prints of individual drop caps from her shop!

Jessica Hische Daily Drop Cap Prints

She’s also recently created a letterpress version of one of her alphabets, which is almost too much for my letterpress-loving heart to handle. This one’s definitely on my ultimate letterpress wishlist.

Jessica Hische Daily Drop Cap Prints

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New Advertiser : Two Pooch Paperie

Two Pooch Paperie Invitations

I’m excited to welcome the newest sponsor to Paper Crave. Two Pooch Paperie specializes in personalized invitations for events like baby showers, bridal showers, and all sorts of other fun parties, as well as thank you cards and personalized stationery.

Two Pooch Paperie has also recently expanded their collection to include printable gift tags and treat bag holders for Valentine’s Day. You can find out more about this fun invitation design company at the Two Pooch Paperie website, and here’s a peek at their Valentine’s Day goodies:

Two Pooch Paperie Invitations

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