A New Look and 2020 Updates

News & Updates

Somehow we’ve made it to August, friends, and it’s been absolute crickets here on the blog. At the end of 2019, one of my goals was to post more often, but then 2020 happened and, well, need I say more? I’m not sure how time still passes so quickly when you’re mostly stuck in your […]

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Going Paperless: Online Wedding Invitations


This may come as a shock to anyone who knows how much I love pretty paper and traditional snail mail, but I’m also a fan of email invitations. I know, it’s something of an oxymoron, but hear me out. It’s true, I love getting an invitation or announcement in the mail. I like having something […]

Vintage floral

5 Customizable Planners for 2020

Tips + Tools

Fun fact about me–around December 1st or so, I start obsessing about my calendar for the upcoming year. It probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that I like a paper calendar (no digital versions for this girl). I’ve tried a few different ones over the years and put together a short list of […]

2019 Year in Review

News & Updates

How has another year gone by? Not to sound like the old fogey in the room, but seriously, the older I get, the faster time flies. 2019 was such a challenging year for me. The biggest and most significant struggle for me personally was losing my mom over the summer. Losing anyone you love is […]

How to Save Time and Money on Holiday Cards

Tips + Tools

Thanksgiving is late this year, which means means Christmas will creep up on us faster than usual. Time will fly once we clear the dinner plates on turkey day. You still have plenty of time to order your holiday cards, but if you’re looking for ways to speed up the process and save a few […]

Red Joy to the World holiday photo card by Sandra Picco Design available at PhotoAffections.com

My Navy Autumn Wedding Invitations


This month, my husband and I are celebrating our 10-year wedding anniversary. I can’t believe it. So much has happened in that time, yet it feels like we were just planning everything yesterday. I vividly remember so many details and how hard we worked at making the day our own. We get compliments to this […]

My Wedding Invitations

The Perks of a Minted More Membership

Tips + Tools

I’m pretty sure if you’ve spent even 30 seconds on my site, you already know that I’m a stationery and paper addict. Yes, I design pretty paper goods, invitations, holiday cards, etc. but I’m also a consumer. I spend a decent chunk of change on birthday cards, thank you notes and wrapping paper each year. […]

Notes and Cards

Terracotta Color Palette Inspiration


It’s crazy that we are at the end of October and Halloween is already upon us. But here we are, in full autumn mode. My flip flops and tanks are all tucked away and my scarves and boots are on deck. I’m hoping the crisp, light-jacket weather sticks around for a bit before we are […]

Terracotta Orange Color Palette Inspiration

2019 Holiday Photo Cards


I’m happy I gave October a little time to settle in before I rolled right into holiday. Such is the life of a designer of Christmas-y things. I’ll jump back to fall in my next post, I promise. But today I’m excited to share with you my 2019 holiday photo cards and Christmas card collection. […]