Seasonal Stationery: 2013 Holiday Cards, Part 4

Only two more weeks! Have you found your holiday cards yet? If not, here are a few more ideas!

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1. Little Low Studio; 2. People I’ve Loved; 3. Lindsay Letters; 4. Carolyn Suzuki; 5. The Great Lakes Goods; 6. Dear Hancock

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7. Inclosed; 8. The House That Lars Built; 9. Beau Ideal Editions; 10. Iron Curtain Press; 11. Smock; 12. Red Cap Cards; 13. Pei Design

You can see the full holiday card round up right here!

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Seasonal Stationery: Holiday Gift Wrap + Tags

So you’ve bought a few holiday cards, started shopping for holiday gifts, and now it’s time to think about gift wrap! From gift tags to boxes to wrapping sheets, I’ve got you covered in the full gift wrap round up – here are some of my current favorites!

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1. Rifle Paper Co.; 2. Egg Press; 3. Belle & Union; 4. Studio Carta; 5. Smock; 6. Paper Lovely

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7. Rifle Paper Co.; 8. 9th Letter Press; 9. Bespoke Letterpress; 10. Smock; 11. Minted; 12. Smock

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13. Parrott Design Studio; 14. Meesch; 15. The Yellow Note; 16. Snow & Graham; 17. Sugar Paper; 18. Hammerpress

More gift wrap and tags right here!

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Party Paper: A Holiday Gift Wrapping Party

I think one of the best ideas for a holiday get together has to be a gift wrapping party! Bring your gifts and some pretty little wrapping supplies to share, and you can get a holiday task checked off your list, while hopefully enjoying some sips and sweets with your friends, too! As the host, you could select a theme for the wrapping, like this modern and colorful one I chose here, or just leave it up to the guests to bring a festive mix! —Kelly

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No. 1 Polka Dot Food Picks from Gnome’s Whimsy, No. 2 Glitter Diamond Gift Tags from Anthropologie, No. 3 XOXO Holiday Gift Tags from Lana’s Shop, No. 4 Pom Pom Wrapping Paper from Anthropologie, No. 5 Gold Stripe Wrapping Paper from Fig. 2 Design, No. 6 Merry Wishes Banner from Festive Toys

p.s. Lots more gift wrap right here!

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Seasonal Stationery: 2013 Holiday Cards, Part 3

Happy Monday Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful long Thanksgiving weekend! We had a wonderful holiday making gingerbread houses and paper snowflakes with our nieces and nephews in snowy upstate New York. But now we’re back in DC and ready for a new week! Since that the holiday season is in full swing, what better to start the week than a round up of beautiful holiday cards?

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1. Swash Press; 2. Golden Pines Paper Shop; 3. Bears Eat Berries; 4. 9th Letter Press; 5. Kate Spade; 6. Scout’s Honor Co.

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7. An Open Sketchbook; 8. Rafftruck Designs; 9. Steel Petal Press; 10. Spring Olive; 11. Grey Moggie Press; 12. Sapling Press; 13. Ecojot

As always, you can check out the full 2013 holiday card round up right here!

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Holiday Happy Hour: Apple Cider Sangria

Like many of you, we’re ducking out a bit early this week to celebrate Thanksgiving. But we couldn’t leave you without a cocktail recipe for the week! So today we’re sharing a great wintry Sangria to help celebrate the holiday: a spicy and sweet Apple Cider Sangria. – Andrew

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Illustration by Shauna Lynn for Oh So Beautiful Paper

Apple Cider Sangria

One Bottle Dry Red Wine
3 Cups Apple Cider
6 oz Apple Brandy
2 oz Lemon Juice
2 oz Orange Liqueur
2 oz Ginger Liqueur
Fresh Seasonal Fruit (we used pears, apples, and pomegranate seeds)
Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves, Cardamon, and Allspice (or 1 oz Allspice Dram, if on hand) to Taste

Combine everything, spices and all, in a pitcher. Give it a stir and, ideally, let the Sangria sit overnight. Add more fresh fruit just before serving.

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Alternatively, you could simmer everything until the Sangria is heated through and the spices are infused.  Just strain out the cooked spices (or keep them as a garnish) and pour into mugs. Enjoy!

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It’s Thanksgiving. You could serve your friends and family a sweet and fruity Sangria, or a spicy mulled wine, or a rich mulled cider. Or, you could serve them all of those things all at once, this fantastic Apple Cider Sangria. Yes! Let’s do that.

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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone.

Photo Credits: Nole Garey for Oh So Beautiful Paper