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What We’re Reading: June 1 – 8

1. Top 10 Countries With the Best Work – Life Balance: Sometimes it seems that Americans just cannot figure out the right balance to working and enjoying life like many of our compatriots across the pond have been able to do. This slideshow featuring the top 10 countries who have found the best balance has
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Barbecue Inspiration

As it slowly warms up here in SoCal, we’ve been using the grill more and more each week. Father’s Day happens to be arriving soon, and as so many men I know absolutely love grilling, I’ve been thinking about some possible grilling accessories that would make great gifts for this holiday. Below are some of
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Take 2 Tuesday: BBQ

As Father’s Day gets closer and closer while the weather is getting warmer and warmer, thoughts of barbecuing are flooding my mind. My dad absolutely loves to fire up the grill, so I’m looking for something BBQ related to give him this Father’s Day. A pretty picture of some grilled kabobs paired with this Barbecue
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Cardstyle Find #99: Lisa Stickley Paper Goods

How adorable are these dotty pencils and their accordance case from Lisa Stickley?  I love her cheerful design aesthetic! Via Parcel Post

Free Card from Cardstore!

We have an exciting announcement for all of our Cardstore enthusiasts! From now until  June 13, you can select a card from Cardstore.com and get it free!  No shipping fees, no fee for the card–just use the code FREECARD at checkout to get your free card. Good while supplies last! I know that I’ll be
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Sites We Love: Letters of Note

Since we love all things stationery over at Cardstyle, it’s no surprise that we can’t get enough of this site, Letters of Note, which features all sorts of letter correspondance gems.  The letters are wonderfully chosen and act as great inspiration! Check it out if you’re as enthusiastic about letter writing as we are!

Our Favorite Blog Posts: May 31 – June 6

1. San Diego Wedding: So many weddings lately go for whimsical overclassically romantic This wedding, with its sumptuous color palette and stunning bride who would fit right in to any film noir, opts for sultry romance.  Beautiful details, location, and florals! Via Style Me Pretty. Photography by Vanessa Preziose of Apertura.  2. Vintage Engagement Photos: 
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Why Don’t You… June 4 & 5

… create your own painted votives? Seen on Oncewed, this DIY project would make a lovely addition to a summer dinner party, or could be a really cute gift any candle lover would enjoy. Pick out your favorite colors and this craft would be so fun on your own or with a group of crafty
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Cardstyle Find #98: Cut Paper from Sara Burgess

This is some of the most gorgeous paper cutting I’ve seen. Check out Sara’s work here! Found via Oh So Beautiful Paper.

Cardstyle Find #97: Polka Dot Party Cones

As it gets closer to Memorial Day weekend and the kickoff of summer parties, I’ve been thinking about all the little touches I could add to the parties to make them even sweeter. When I came across these Party Cones from Shop Sweet Lulu, I knew they would make the perfect addition to a summer
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