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National Ampersand Day!

Need a little relief from the daily news loop?  Then rejoice, National Ampersand Day is for you!  This is the day that graphic designers and calligraphers look forward to all year.  We can all blatantly throw beautiful ampersands into all our correspondence without fear of over-using!  &&&  A time to get creative with a clever […]

Delightful Desk Accessories

If  you’ve read “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”, you’re probably already enjoying the joy and productivity that an organized desk provides.  Now add to the joy with a few carefully curated accessories.  These gold dotted goodies from Kate Spade add a special sparkle that co-ordinates with most any decor.   We are always on the hunt for functional and beautiful gifts.  A new […]

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 […]

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Outdoor inspiration

First real week of summer!  I love this point of potentiality – so many sunny days ahead!  Put a date on the calendar, invite your best buds and plan to dine al fresco!  Our shop is brimming with beautiful books to inspire!  Here are just a few: Season’s, by Donna Hay Donna Hay’s books are […]

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 […]