First I have to give a disclaimer - this is by no means a post against handmade paper! There are so many handmade papers that I love, each with their own unique qualities and strengths. As a someone who is inspired by texture, I always enjoy getting to work with handmade pages. All of that being said, however, handmade paper may not always be the right choice for each client and I wanted to talk about when and why there may be a better choice for certain projects.Read More
Does styling a flatly with paper goods make you excited or nervous? As a stationer, I done my fair share of styling stationery suites. I have come a long way from when I first started learning how to arrange the different pieces together. Today I wanted to share a few tips for elevating your stationery flatlays. Whether you are a stationer yourself or a photographer or a planner who struggles with stylign paper suites, I hope that these tips are helpful!Read More
Let’s be honest. For most people, it is hard to say no. For whatever reason, and they can be different from person to person, we feel like we are letting someone down, are desperate for the client work, have the fear of missing out on something, or just cannot bring ourselves to say no to whatever is asked of us.
We will look at a few reasons why you should say no to a project and a few ways to make it easier to send that message declining the opportunity.Read More
Are you someone who has a hard time saying “no” and always says “yes” to everything? You may be doing yourself more harm than good. Here are some points that you may want to consider the next time that an opportunity comes your way.Read More
A question that I am asked in some form or another with some regularity by other stationers is whether they should I print their stationery in-house, if they should outsource their printwork. Every stationer faces this choice and, as with almost everything, there is no right or wrong answer.Read More