This week’s theme is self-expression, according to the Felt & Wire Shop curators. We’re celebrating with a sweet discount on Honeycomb Print Shop’s new “BE” (yes, only one E) collection, plus a giveaway.
[Sami Jensen] From dog-walking to owning her own design and marketing company, Millie Rossman has long been an entrepreneur. Her latest venture is creating scratch-off fortune cards — greeting cards that have a little scratch off with an inspirational (or sassy or funny) quote inside. We were fortunate (ha!) to chat with her just after her project was funded via Kickstarter.
[Tom Biederbeck] In the early ’60s, Ace Books reissued a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs wrapped in illustrations by fantasy giants Frank Frazetta and Roy G. Krenkel. As a boy these books captivated me, and their covers provided the perfect adolescent vehicle to other worlds. With the recent debut of Disney’s $350 million film John Carter — based on Burroughs’ novels about an Earthman on Mars — I was compelled to revisit these pulp classics. Furthermore »
Felt & Wire Shop seller Jane Hancock Papers is hoping to ramp up production on a new collection of letterpress paper products including note cards, note books, coasters and bookmarks to be ready for exhibition in this year’s National Stationery Show. Owner Rajshel Juhan has only 12 days left to reach her $7,000 goal on Kickstarter. [SJ]
Clocks were set forward an hour early yesterday morning, preparing us for spring (and possibly making us all a little bit groggy). Celebrate the impending season with the spring collection, inspired by birds, florals, and vibrant colors. [SJ]
[Alyson Kuhn] I’m a big fan of washi tape. And I have recently come to appreciate how much artier some people I know — and people they know — are being with their washi. Behold these binder clips made by Pamela Gerard for a few of her lucky friends, including Gina Visione, who Gerard inspired to make washi-seamed envelopes.