Yeppie Paper is an Los Angeles design studio co-founded by brother and sister team Jim Lee and Jennifer Lee Gregoire. They offer a range of greeting cards that feature Jen’s adorable hand-painted gouache illustrations. Since starting in 2014 as a small operation out of Jen’s kitchen, they have steadily grown their line, and the enthusiasm and support of their retailers and customers continues to motivate them to create “the perfect card”.
In this month’s Artist Spotlight, Jen fills us in on the origins of their unique brand name, the beauty of balancing motherhood with business ownership, and finding inspiration in everyday things like children’s book illustrations.Read More
Katie Leamon is a family-run stationery brand based in London. Launched by Katie in 2010, the company has quickly grown with the help of Katie’s sister Rachel, mum Jane, and partner Ruairi, and the addition of Katie’s first child Baloo has introduced a delightful third generation to the team!
In this month’s Artist Spotlight, Katie chats with us about her creative process, time management as a new mom, and the inspiration for her playful new greeting card line ‘CUB’ (featured in our June Snailbox).Read More
We don’t often have the chance to meet our artist partners in person because they live all over the country, or in different countries. But this month we stumbled upon our featured artist in the most unexpected way...
Read on to hear the funny story of how we met the adorable husband and wife team, Betsy and Luis, of BLOOMWOLF STUDIO, and how Betsy overcame her family's expectation of becoming a doctor to pursue her dream of being an artist!Read More
DIVINE SAVAGES is a London design house creating luxury British-made wallpapers and fabrics, as well as limited edition art prints and greeting cards. Their bold, daring designs reflect a passion for unique prints with a flourish of both the divine and the savage.
Let us introduce you to the magical world of Jamie Watkins and Tom Kennedy.Read More
We love to see people pursuing their passion at any age. This husband-and-wife team's small business story is majorly inspiring!
Read on to see what Brett and Kim of PAPER BANDIT PRESS have to say about the challenges of letterpress in this digital age, and the benefits of working with family.Read More
AMY HEITMAN is an artist, illustrator, wife, and mom of three, living and working in the countryside just outside Grand Rapids, Michigan.
In this month’s Artist Spotlight, Amy fills us in on how she balances motherhood and artist-hood, works through challenges, and finds inspiration in the simple things.Read More
We included some reproduction vintage luggage labels in October’s travel-themed Snailbox, and I was inspired to dig deeper into the story behind these neat little pieces of lost art.Read More
The Works Projects Administration (WPA) was the largest and most ambitious agency in FDR's New Deal. The WPA hired millions of unemployed Americans for public works projects, including artists who created some 475,000 works of art.
The posters created during this period are some of the most iconic designs of our modern era, and are now honored as USPS Forever Stamps, released in March 2017.Read More
In 1968, a nine year old boy sent away for an offer on a cereal box, and received an envelope containing luggage labels from around the world. Forty six years later, he still has that envelope and its contents. He never could have predicted that his interest in ephemera would one day mushroom into a business with clients around the globe.Read More