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Time to stock up on Hostess Gifts!

I love arriving at a gathering with a pretty gift for the hostess.  Something useful, tasty , fragrant or slightly eccentric {metallic gold confetti} are just the thing to delight and thank the hostess!

We’re going Downtown!

Yes, we are working hard to open our new Holiday Pop-Up Shop at Pacific Place in downtown Seattle!  New fixtures, new signs, new staff, and loads of wonderful, new papery products!  Come Saturday, November 1st we’ll clear away the ladders, paint brushes, a few cobwebs and the advertising posters in the windows to reveal our sparkling […]

2015 Calendars are arriving!

With just a little sadness we bid farewell to summer and look ahead to the new year.  It’s the arrival of the art calendars that gets my pulse racing again!  Artistic and printing styles range the gamut from subtle, graphic letter pressed designs to bright, detailed flat prints.  Gold foil accents are popping up everywhere! […]

Lovely Lettering

We truly adore beautiful calligraphy so when the mail arrives these are the pieces that immediately command our attention {and admiration}!  Join one of our upcoming calligraphy classes with instructor, Ellen Sontra and you’ll be sending your own amazing mail!  Give us a ring at 206•547•1002 to reserve your spot.   The $75.00 fee includes […]

Our Picnic Luncheon Bridal Shower

We were so lucky to have a beautiful sunny day for our outdoor bridal shower! Chalkboard paper and crepe-paper flowers carried our “picnic” theme. Our bride, Cheryl wore her paper-flower crown as she posed under the welcome banner made with chalkboard paper. Alicia helped prep our picnic lunch boxes.  We wanted to treat our guests to […]

Calligraphy Class June 30th

Join instructor Ellen Sontra as she takes you through the Copperplate alphabet, sharing all the tips and techniques you’ll need to create beautiful calligraphic lettering!  This beginner class includes your pen, nib, ink and paper as well as light refreshments.  The class will be held at our shop on Monday, June 30th from 6:30 to […]