More Patterny-Pattern Fun

More Patterny-Pattern Fun

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Christmas, S'Wicked Blog, Wrapping | No Comments

I’m in between the wonderful MIID Summer School program, and the upcoming MATS course I’ll be taking from Lilla Rogers. But, I don’t want the learnin’-good-stuff momentum to stop, so I’ve been taking Bonnie Christine’s excellent CreativeLive course, Design Surface Patterns from Scratch. (If you’re interested in surface pattern design, I recommend this course without […]

Sesame Letterpress – A Honey of an Early Bird Offer

Sesame Letterpress – A Honey of an Early Bird Offer

Here’s another sweet Early Bird offer—this time, from Sesame Letterpress. Sesame Letterpress, a Brooklyn-based boutique print shop, offers gorgeous letterpress invitations, notes, and gift items. Their designs are classic, with a hint of whimsy, and from what I’ve seen, their press work is immaculate. That, plus the fact they use “tree-free, archival, acid-free, recyclable, biodegradable, […]

S’Wanderings: Cape Ann, Massachusetts – The Paper Mermaid

S’Wanderings: Cape Ann, Massachusetts – The Paper Mermaid

One of the main reasons we went to Rockport was to visit The Paper Mermaid. I’d never been to the shop before (I found out about it online), so I was happy to find it exactly as I’d imagined: a cute storefront on Rockport’s picturesque Main Street, jam-packed with all kinds of eye candy. It’s […]

2013 National Stationery Show – You have my Wrapt attention

2013 National Stationery Show – You have my Wrapt attention

Ba-dum-ching. But, it’s true in a way; the wrapping paper and supplies at the NSS were—let’s sing it together, now—Gooorgeoouus! The patterns ranged from bold to refined, from funky to understated (some even managing to pull off all four). Kate & Birdie Paper Company’s wrapping paper was beautiful, varied, and rich, and used lots of […]