What the World Needs Now...

According to an article in the New York Times this week, what the world needs now is more handwritten cards and letters: We Could All Use a Little Snail Mail Right Now

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The article expresses everything we feel as stationers! Handwriting is such a physical reminder of a person and email just can’t capture this. The average American household receives just 10 pieces of personal mail per year. This makes getting a note in the mail even more meaningful and taking the time to write and send a note feels good too.

The Times article also notes that David Sedaris, one of our favorite writers, sends handwritten thank you notes.

“I just feel like it’s classy to do it with real mail,” he said. “It’s too easy to do it on email. And it also doesn’t mean as much.” Not to mention, he added, “It’s nice to be thought of as classy.”

Our feelings exactly!

Sesame Letterpress custom stationery image courtesy Kim Indresano Photography

Spring Wreath Stationery

We're debuting these beautiful new note cards on our website this summer. The Branches stationery set features a pretty floral wreath with a custom monogram printed inside. We love the bright green ink on these cards, contrasted with the brilliant white paper. It creates such a lovely, and summery feeling. These note cards would be a wonderful gift for a new bride, celebrating her shower or even anyone with a summer birthday! For more photos and information, check them out on our website here.

Important Notes for a Very Organized Life

One of our favorite new items is our set of 5 letterpress printed lists, designed to keep your desk and thoughts organized. These sheets are perfect for jotting down random, genius ideas, or great new restaurants you've been meaning to try. Pin them above your desk, or keep them by your bedside, to note bestselling books from the Sunday Times review, or must see movies.

This set is meant for the analog person who would rather write down notes on paper, than type into a phone. Constantly forgetting the million different passwords you have? We've got a sheet to keep that organized, too! These are perfect little, handmade gifts for the coming holidays and are available in our online shop now.