Desktop Beautification Project – December 2015

Hi everyone, I’m Jamie Bartlett! Even though I live in Los Angeles, and winters here are a bit warmer (OK a lot warmer) than most of the rest of the country, the holiday season will always be the most wonderful time of year for me. There are so many things […] Read More »

‘Tis the season for giving! Fun holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Does anyone else feel a slight twinge of panic that December is knocking at the door? (Deep breathe and count to 5…) Okay, now that we’ve established that the holidays are just about here (breathe), I can start to frantically make my lists—complete with a bazillion things to get ready, people to visit, and […] Read More »

8 simple random acts of kindness you can do for the holidays

Egads! Hard to believe the holiday season is already upon us (and even harder to believe I just used the term “egads”). Anyway, the holidays tend to be a time for planning and shopping and cooking and shopping and cleaning and shopping … in no particular order. The next thing you know, you’re tired, stressed […] Read More »

Desktop Beautification Project – November 2015

Download your free November 2015 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

Hi! I’m Shauna Lynn and I’m a hand-lettering artist and illustrator in Orlando, Florida. I’m very excited to be contributing to the Cardstore Blog right now, especially since autumn begins my favorite time of the year! Here in Florida, we don’t get the lovely changing of the seasons I grew […] Read More »

Say it with sweets – a creative thank you gift idea

I recently put together a custom thank you gift for a local design agency that we worked with, and it turned out so well, I had to share it! I first started with an idea to frame my gift around: candy! The agency’s brand color is orange, so I based my […] Read More »

say thanks! how to write a thank you note

  From birthday gifts, to dinner parties, or even when someone just holds the door open for us—the world’s a much nicer place when we say “thanks.” …and it’s even nicer when we go the extra mile and give someone a thank you note. Figuring out how to write a thank […] Read More »

Thank you for being you — free mini thank you notes

Someone brighten your day? Use these free printable notes to say "thank you for being you!"

Last month Jess talked about how she’s made it her New Year’s resolution to show more gratitude toward the people in her life. I loved this idea so much, I decided to steal it. (I guess if you’re going to steal someone else’s idea, at least steal one that’s all […] Read More »

Being grateful – free printable wall art

This year, I decided to make my New Year’s resolution to show more gratitude toward the people in my life. I spend a lot of time thinking about how lucky I am to have such amazing family and friends, but then the craziness of everyday life gets in the way and I’m not […] Read More »

Random acts of thank you

Did you know January is National Thank You Month? Pretty much the perfect time to share this post from Buttercup Ink! It originally focused on good karma for the holidays, but I think it inspires creative ways to say ‘thank you’ on any day of the year. I’ve been following Vari […] Read More »

8 Thanksgiving traditions to bring out the thankfulness in your family

8 Thanksgiving traditions to bring out the thankfulness in your family | Cardstore Blog

Thanksgiving will be here in just a few weeks, and I’m starting to feel stressed about all the preparation I still have to do. There’s so much to think about between the dinner, dessert, decorations, table settings, and just making sure there’s enough room for everyone! With such a long […] Read More »