Quick Pick: Floral Explosion

Happy Monday everyone! DC has apparently decided that ALL the flowers should bloom at the same time: lilacs, tulips, azalea, wisteria… everywhere I look there is something in bloom! And the iris, peonies, and roses aren’t that far behind. After months of winter, it’s so nice to have color in the world again! We’ve been spending our weekends visiting our favorite botanical destinations in the area, from the U.S. Botanic Garden to Dumbarton Oaks Gardens to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate. Today I thought I’d celebrate my favorite season by rounding up a few floral stationery favorites, from art prints to greeting cards to notepads!

Quick Pick: Floral Explosion! / Oh So Beautiful Paper

1. Floral everyday notepad by Rifle Paper Co.

2. Neon pink and mint letterpress floral birthday card by Parrott Design Studio

3. Paper cut flower and dot card by Evermore Paper Co.

4. The Earth Laughs in Flowers gold foil art print

5. Floral thank you card by Antiquaria

6. Poppies thank you card by Our Heiday

7. Floral embroidery by Happy Cactus Designs

8. Botanical love card by Amy Heitman

9. Watercolor peony art print by Julie Song Ink

10. Navy and pink floral birthday card by Wild Hart Paper

Seasonal Stationery: Valentine’s Day Cards, Part 2

Last week I shared a few favorite Valentine’s Day cards, and today I’m back to share a few more! For Valentine’s Day, I gravitate towards cards that are sweet and simple without being overly mushy or cutesy – and anything with pretty illustrations, hand lettering, or calligraphy is a major plus! Because pretty details combined with a sweet sentiment is kind of the perfect combination, don’t you think? Here are a few amazing cards that you can use to send your love this February!

2016 Valentine's Day Card Round Up / Oh So Beautiful Paper

1. Parrott Design Studio

2. Iron Curtain Press

3.Hartland Brooklyn

4. Ferme à Papier

5. Rifle Paper Co.

6. Lucky Horse Press

7. Dear Hancock

8. Ashkahn

9. Amy Heitman

10. The Left Handed Calligrapher

11. Mr. Boddington’s Studio

12. My Dear Fellow

NSS 2015 Mailers

Back in March, Emily and I shared some thoughts on pre-trade show mailers along with some of our favorite mailers from the 2014 National Stationery Show. I shared this year’s mailers over on Instagram, but I thought I’d share them here, too, so that you all have them in one place! I put them in alphabetical order just for my own sanity – and I’m loving the range of design styles and formats reflected in the mailers for this year’s show!


A beautiful tropical laser cut mailer from Alexis Mattox Design (and how great is that pineapple envelope liner?!)


I loved Antiquaria‘s peach box mailer with a little sample notebook inside – and that beautiful wax seal!


Dahlia Press

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Stationery A–Z: Birthday Cards!

I love sending birthday cards, don’t you? I like to buy them throughout the year – just so I know I’ll have the perfect card on hand for just the right person. Here are a few favorites!

Stationery A-Z: Birthday Card Round Up Curated By Oh So Beautiful Paper

1. Paper Lovely

2. Dear Hancock

3. Dahlia Press

4. Ashkahn 

5. The Paper Cub

6. Moglea

7. Yellow Owl Workshop

8. Parrott Design Studio

9. Ink Meets Paper

10. Sugar Paper

11. Iron Curtain Press

12. Idlewild Co.

Stationery A-Z: Birthday Card Round Up Curated By Oh So Beautiful Paper

13. Amy Heitman

14. Ferme à Papier

15. Near Modern Disaster

16. Hooray Today!

17. Hello!Lucky

18. Printerette Press

19. Katharine Watson

20. Ladyfingers Letterpress

21. Rise and Shine Letterpress

22. McBitterson’s

National Stationery Show 2015, Part 3

If you love color, you’re going to LOVE today’s recap from the 2015 National Stationery Show! From bright explosions of neon to understated pastels, each of the following stationers incorporated color (and more than a few pops of gold foil) into their booths in a major way. Let’s start with Parrott Design Studio – Sarah’s booth design with colorful oversized acrylic hearts was one of my favorites from the entire show! Sarah incorporated those same colors throughout her new designs, from letterpress and gold foil greeting cards to laser cut cake toppers!













Parrott Design Studio

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