Ho-ho-holiday Paper Crafts + Party Printables

There are so many super cute printable holiday goodies available this year, so if you’re getting ready to throw a festive shindig and are looking for fun decorations, or if you’re looking for fun paper projects that you can do with the kids, then I think you’ll want to have a gander at these pretties:

Printable Holiday Party Decorations

Above, clockwise from top left: Funky Holiday Gift Wrap Kit from Paperglitter; Reindeer Ornaments and Retro Christmas Garland from Happythought; Gingerbread Christmas Cookie Party Printables from Frog Prince Paperie; Happy Holidays Collection from Anna and Blue Paperie; Let It Snow Christmas Party Printables from Paper Scissors Cake; Gingerbread House Craft from Paper & Cake

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Gifts for Paper Lovers 2010 : Art Prints

My second and last gift idea roundup is for those giftees who love hanging cool stuff on their walls. There’s a little something for everyone, including nostalgic posters for children of the ’80s (Goonies!), prints for the Dickens fans or grinches in your life, a Heinz ketchup bottle-themed gig poster (Pittsburgh represent!), and plenty of other wonderfully illustrated prints and posters.

Art Prints Gift Ideas

Row 1: This One is for You from Minu, Wilco Gig Poster from The Heads of State

Row 2: Snowy Owls Gocco Print from Dee Beale, Bah Humbug Letterpress Art Print from Tag Team Thompkins

Row 3: Goonies and Gremlins Giclee Prints from Jorsh Pena – via OMG Posters

Row 4: Cloudy Collection Volume II, Edition 4 : Simple (A portion of the proceeds will be given to Susan G. Komen for the Cure)

Art Prints Gift Ideas

Row 1: City Prints from Blanca Gomez

Row 2: Letterpress Ampersand Print from Gemma Correll, Afternoon Tea No. 6, The Antbear print from Minu

Row 3: Monster Friends Series 2 (these prints glow in the dark!) from Familytree

Row 4: The Heroes of Folk Letterpress Prints from Scotty Reifsnyder

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New Advertisers : Southern Fete Creative + The Nimbus Factory

I’m excited to welcome two new advertisers to Paper Crave. First up is Southern Fete Creative, a shop and design studio that specializes in creating fresh, modern wedding stationery and just released their new Southern Life Collection, which is filled with lovely paper goods that will help you get organized in style. Great gift ideas abound in this new collection, and items can be purchased in the Southern Fete Etsy shop.

Southern Life Collection

Up next is The Nimbus Factory, a new shop and design boutique from an ultra talented group of designers and illustrators. The Nimbus Factory’s website is a feast for the eyes, and their collection of paper goodies is so delightfully cute. Hello, they have narwhal gift wrap! The cuteness is hard to resist.

Nimbus Factory

images from Southern Fete Creative and The Nimbus Factory

Gifts for Paper Lovers 2010 : Stationery Etc.

It goes without saying that I’m always excited to find paper goodies tucked into my stocking or under my tree on Christmas morning, and I know that my fellow paper addicts feel the same way. Here’s a bundle of paper lovelies that are great gift ideas for the paper lover in your life. And if you’re the paper lover in your life, then grab your pencil and start making your list for Santa. I’m sure that none of you have been naughty at all this year, right?

Stationery Gift Ideas

Above, clockwise from top left: Letterpress Ruler Notebooks from Bailey Doesn’t Bark; Personalized Candy Cane Stationery from Perideau Designs; Little Address Books from Girl of All Work; Imperial Correspondence Set from Yellow Owl Workshop; Letterpress Vintage Bookplates from Bespoke Press; Letterpress Emily Dickinson Card Deck from Thomas Printers; Squirrel Bookplates from Whimsy Whimsical; Letterpress Tartan Cards from Present & Correct

Stationery Gift Ideas

Above, clockwise from top left: Letterpress Telegram Notes from Oblation Papers; Meal Planning Gift Set from The Small Object; Letter Tray Gift Set from Night Owl Paper Goods; Plaid Letterpress Cards from Confection Press; Haute Cuisine Recipe Cards from Inkadinkadoodle; Seeing Stars Notebook from One fine Dae at Felt & Wire; Letterpress Recipe Cards from Moontree Letterpress

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A Letterpress Christmas 2010 : Roundup, Part 5

Letterpress Christmas

I knew there was a reason why I didn’t want to promise that part four of my letterpress holiday card roundup would be the final one. Since then, more talented designers and printers have sent along their holiday letterpress lovelies, and I’ve come across a few more during my holiday paper hunts. This is it, the final roundup!

Letterpress Christmas Cards

Above, clockwise from top left: Let It Glow cards from Dee & Lala; Holiday Dachshund cards from Fugu Fugu Press; Have Yourself a Merry One cards from Vertallee; Holiday Cardinal cards from Hazel & Violet; Cartree letterpress Christmas cards from Delphine; Winter Wreath holiday cards from Missive; Vintage Candy Cane cards from Sugarcube Press

Holiday Letterpress Cards

Above, clockwise from top left: Stocking and Kings/Angels thaumatrope holiday cards from Present & Correct (these are so much fun!); Feliz Navidad letterpress cards from Gracie Finn (love the white on white – found via Edizioni); Fireplace letterpress cards from Dee & Lala; Mandala Holiday Cards from Concrete Lace; Happy Hoo-lidays cards from Sugarcube Press; Snow Angel letterpress cards from Campbell Raw Press; 42 Things to Adore About Christmas cards from 42 Pressed; Happy Holidays cards from Egg Press

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