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Mum’s the Word

Mother’s Day has become one of my favorite days. Not only to celebrate my own mother but also give thanks and blessings to all the mothers in my world who make life good. So let’s start with the most important item of the day – the card! We brought on a few new ones this year…

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Crazy for the floral pastels in Gorgeous Mama card from Our Heiday!

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A new designer to Brown Ink Paper Goods, Ashkahn creates memorable cards such as this Best Mom Ever with gold foil and trademark pink fluorescent envelope. Love.

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In another collaboration with Pomegranate Press, we added this beauty to the Brown Ink Paper Goods line with lemon yellow and rubine red inks! You can even use on mom’s Birthday or any other day for that matter.

Of course we had to bring back a few favorites from last year such as…

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Peach Happy Mother’s Day from Rifle Paper Co. and…

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the silhouette i love you mom card from Quill & Fox!

 If I know most Moms, we need notepads, journals & writing utensils to bring peace to our lives.

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Who wouldn’t enjoy writing their To-Do list on a gold foil, letterpress paper from Le Typogrpahe?

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This beautifully illustrated Fawn and Fauna Terrarium notepad is one to leave out in the open!

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Rorschach Notebook Set is bright and light, perfect for the office desk or to throw in a bag on the go.

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Of course, my all-time favorite journals are from Twigg’s Bindery, the forever journals. Use these pages for a writing project with your mother, recalling her memories of childhood and your shared moments from growing up, adding pictures or memorabilia in the years to come. (BTW, these journals are now HOT on Martha Stewart American Made site!)

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Don’t forget to include a pen or pencil to make your gift a thoughtful set!

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More on ideas to make a mother feel special in the coming weeks. Cheerio.

    Ice Globes

    It’s a new year. And after two weeks of winter vacation at home with the Brown Family of five making ice globes, moving hysterically to Wii’s Just Dance, baking, reading a pile of cook books and organizing every nook in the house, I’m ready for some fresh blood. Perfect timing to spotlight Patricia Shen, the designer and founder behind Our Heiday, our Featured Designer and the latest addition to our line of Designers at Brown Ink Paper Goods. Be sure to check out her inspirational story as well as her beautiful paper goods.

    Our-Heiday-II Our-Heiday-IAlso, for those still looking for a last post-holiday sale, Brown Ink holiday goods and 2015 calendars are 40-50% off through this coming weekend. Grab yourself a deal and maybe you’ll even find a Thank You note set to help boost writing those needed Thank You’s hanging over your head this time of year.