Sunday, October 02, 2011

In the Press: The Thank You Cards Shop

It's been fun to watch the Thank You Cards Shop make it's way around the blogosphere the last month or so, and I'd like to share some of the great blogs I've been featured on with you. These days Christmas is on my mind, so I'll pop in every once in a while with some fun news or possibly even some sneak peeks of the new thank you cards, but otherwise things might get quiet as I'll be doing lots of designing!

First stop -> The Bedlam of Beefy, Bradford is the wonderful artist and entrepreneur behind this blog. He curates a lovely mix of home wares, beautiful spaces, products and stationery. His goal is to inspire others with his blog and I know that's exactly what I find when I stop by, lots of inspiration! I was pretty happy when he chose to feature some of my airmail thank you cards in a recent post - "How to not wear out your welcome", and Bradford's right, it's always good to have some thank you cards on hand.

I’ve been a fan of Kirsten Krason’s blog, 6th Street Design School, for a long time now! Kirsten is a Utah based interior designer who shares all kinds of wonderful finds on her blog. From her interior design projects, kids parties, favorite Etsy shops and beyond the site is always cheerful and fun. She threw a great party for her son Jett recently – and shared lots of great details from his birthday on her blog. I was so pleased that she chose  my shop to supply the thank you cards for the party!

Oh Hello Friend is also one of my go-to sites, and has been for a long time now! I love Danni’s vintage modern style and her adoration of all things yellow. Her blog definitely inspires me to create and to live life to the fullest. I was lucky enough to have some printable thank you cards included in her recent roundup of downloads for yellow week on her blog. With Danni you never know what she’ll be up to next – just recently she’s opened an online shop stocked with lots of cute clothing – Reverie Market, and I guarantee you’ll love the Good Cheer Deals she shares weekly on her blog.

Australian Magazine, The Brides Diary, recently featured the Thank You Cards Shop on their blog! I couldn’t agree with them more, that after your wedding is a great time to send out thank you cards. I still have fond memories of sending ours out, it was great to reflect on how fun it had been to have everyone together and to let everyone know how much we appreciated them. You can read the post here.

74 Lime Lane is where you can find Kellie! She’s not only a super talented photographer (you can see her prints here), she also has a great blog where you’ll find all kinds of great handmade finds, art, free downloads, crafty inspiration and a lot more. I appreciate Kellie’s honest musings about life, including this recent post. I’ve learned the same lesson as Kellie over the last few years – that unplugging from the computer and the phone can be truly liberating, and is something we really must do to re-energize ourselves. Kellie was kind enough to post about my thank you cards recently and I really do appreciate it!

I can’t tell you how much I enjoy meeting fellow Canadians via the shop! Stephanie Dickison was kind enough to write about my Thank You Cards on her blog: The Knack, a little while back. I was blown away by all the kind things she had to say about my thank you cards, and really happy to meet her, even just virtually. Stephanie is a freelance writer, who has authored a very humorous take on working from home: The 30 Second Commute, and also writes for a number of Canadian newspapers too. If you work at home or have a friend or family member who’s chosen this path, you’ll definitely want to check out her book.

The Stationery Place is my kind of blog! Just about every single post on this colourful blog features papery goodness of all kinds, from invites to baby announcements and thank you cards too! Seattle based Lyndsey shares a great selection of her favorite finds – and I find myself constantly inspired by all of the creativity on display. You can read her post on the Thank You Cards Shop here.

Thanks everyone for your support of the Thank You Cards Shop over the last few months – it always makes me super happy to read your nice words about the shop!