Love Oscar de la Renta jewels, but not their price tag? I found another great Etsy source for beaded and tasseled earrings that cost a fraction of the designer price. Based in Kyrgyzstan, the ladies behind Datka Jewelry create statement baubles in every color of the rainbow. Even with international shipping, they’re a total steal. I have my eye on this pair for spring. Explore all of Datka Jewelry’s designs here.
Few things are sweeter than a handwritten thank you note sent by good, old-fashioned post. Continuing a celebration of my love of snail mail (here are my favorite birthday cards and wedding cards), I’ve rounded up the sweetest thank you cards by Etsy artists and designers. From palm leaves to polka dots, below you’ll find over 25 charming ways to express your gratitude. READ POST
Wedding season is just around the corner and I’ve begun stocking up on cute engagement and wedding cards for my sweet friends. From bubbly to baubles, there are thousands of fun designs on Etsy. Below, I’ve rounded up over 30 of the best wedding and engagement greeting cards by talented artists and designers around the globe. I hope you enjoy! Above, Mr. and Mrs. letterpress greeting card. READ POST
Looking to expand your stationery collection…? Lately, I’ve been admiring the designs of Ornament Letterpress. From chic coral branch gift wrap to preppy hydrangea notecards, this Ohio-based press, owned by Miranda Hunt Borden, does it all. The cards are printed on a vintage Vandercook Proof press circa 1941 (amazing!) and they paper is 100% recycled cotton. The decorative-obsessed will appreciate that many of the card designs are inspired by textiles—these Turkish flower cards are at the top of my wish list! Explore all of Ornament Letterpress’ lovely creations here.
I hope you all love stationery as much as I do because I’m having great fun compiling these greeting card posts (check out sweet cards for new babies and Valentine’s Day). Next up are my favorite Etsy birthday cards. After all, it’s always somebody’s birthday and having cards on hand makes sending thoughtful snail mail so much easier. Below are over 30 birthday greeting cards for friends and family. Enjoy! (Above, elephant birthday card) READ POST
As we prepare for a frozen embryo transfer (read about our IVF adventures here), I can’t help but have babies on the brain. It also feels, when you’re struggling with infertility, as though everyone is pregnant but you. Rather than cry about it (I’ve done plenty of that, trust me) I’ve been searching for some cute cards to send my expecting friends. I love having greeting cards on hand for special occasions, otherwise I never get them in the mail on time. Below, are some of the most darling options from my beloved (honestly, I should become a spokesperson…), Etsy.