Mood Board: Black & White

Taking a cue from the black-and-white patterns we love while entertaining, we added a stylish selection of cards and gifts to our Holiday 2015 collection. Mix herringbone, polka dots and stripes with decorative chalkboard. Then showcase the classic colors as you host family and friends this holiday season.

Celebrate the season with patterned twists on this classic two-tone palette.

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No. 1: Be Jolly Holiday Photo Cards, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 2: Le Pavillion Apron, Kate Spade New York | No. 3: Figuier Candle, Diptyque | No. 4: Black Striped Paper Straws, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 5: Black and White Bargello Monogrammed Initials Tray, Jonathan Adler | No. 6: Little Things Wall Art, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 7: Herringbone Custom Paper Placemats with Circle, Red Stamp | No. 8: Xbase Pouf, CB2 | No. 9: Raise a Glass Tidbit Plates, Kate Spade New York

Shop the entire Holiday 2015 card collection here.

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Mood Board: Bright & Bold

Inspired by the cheery pops of color we love for accessorizing at home and work, we added super-cute multicolor cards to our 2015 Holiday Collection. Customize the greeting on this holiday photo card and the look with photo highlights from your year. Then go ahead: get colorful with your everyday!

Inspired by the cheery pops of color we love for accessorizing at home and work, we added super-cute multicolor cards to our Holiday 2015 collection.

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No. 1: Calhoun Mini Pattern Binder, Russell+Hazel | No. 2: Green Two Ring Table Lamp Base + White Light Years Table Lamp Shade, The Land of Nod | No. 3: Page Tabs, Russell+Hazel | No. 4: Multicolor Message Christmas Card, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 5: 574 Glacial Sneakers in teal, artic blue and white, New Balance | No. 6: Sip Sip Tumbler, Ban.do | No. 7: Ampersand Wall Art, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 8: Swingline Fashion Stapler in pink, Target | No. 9: Herringbone Pom Pom Throw in sky blue, Furbish Studio

Shop the entire 2015 holiday photo cards collection here.

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Inside Design: Bright Splashes

2015 Design Trends
Splish splash! We’re raving over this poppy-bright 2015 design trend. It’s watercolor – in bright colors. We’ve spotted it EVERYWHERE. It’s on clothing, home decor, accessories, and DIY projects. Angela, our Director of Product Design, said, “We are even taking this 2015 design trend and incorporating it into our cards. Currently, our product team is working on Christmas cards (yes, Christmas cards!) and it is our job to keep our designs up to date so when it comes time for you to share your greetings, you will be a trendsetter.”

Why do we love this design trend? It’s perfect for the summer. This time of year, it’s all about beaches, pools and lakes—refreshing drinks, cool breezes, and summer vacations making memories out on the water. Taking those splashes and combining them with bright colors makes this trend a summer-time favorite.
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Inside Design: Hello Color Dips

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This summer it’s all about the dips! Not delicious chip dips, or taking a dip in the pool, but, instead, colored paint dips! Yellows, blues, oranges and pink paints add that color pop you need to make your summer a little brighter. One of our favorite 2015 design trends, this look has a beautiful modern-feel, giving any room or accessory a little geometric twist.

“The dips are so fresh! I’ve discovered literally everything I own is now a potential DIY project,” Says Angela Ferrara, Director of Product Development.

Just for you, we’ve scouted the most beautiful DIY ideas and products that will add a little color to your summer.
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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards

It’s that time of year again to share sneak peeks of our new Christmas card ideas! These cards are so beautifully designed that family and friends will be raving about them for months to come. Once again, our LOUIE-Award winning designers have pushed the limits to bring you standout cards, taking the hottest trends in the industry and putting their own twist on them. Here’s a sneak peek of our top trends in Christmas cards to get you excited!

Black & White. These non-traditional colors may become your favorite new holiday colors because of the way your family photos shine in these dramatic settings.  Continue reading

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Trends in Baby Announcements, Showers & Birthday Invitations

We have so many fun new products in our Baby and Kids’ Collections, we can’t wait to show you! Our new baby shower invitations, for example, give classic themes a modern makeover–and include the latest trend in baby showers, gender-reveal parties.

Trends in baby announcements include heart-melting designs with ribbon embellishments, postcard formats, fun folds and cut-out shapes. And if your baby is having a birthday, kids birthday invitations that share his or her growth in photos are first choice with Moms. Need a theme for an older child’s birthday? Comic book superhero parties are a huge hit. It’s all here, in our Baby & Kids trends lineup.

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