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Monthly Mix: November

Heading in to Fall, we decided to slow it down and create a chill playlist with some songs we've been loving lately. Mostly modern with a few classics, this mix is packed with mellow tunes that will help you keep your cool as we gear up for the busy Holiday season. Listen below or stream on Spotify here.  

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Monthly Mix: October

  Fall is finally here and so is our next Monthly Mix, the October edition. With Halloween in the air, this playlist may get a little more funky, or should we say spooky, than usual. Enjoy the mix below with your ghouls when you hit that candy sugar rush or summon the dance monsters with these chilling beats.  Listeners beware of a scary fun time. Stream the playlist on Spotify here.  

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Lauren & Mark - Palm Springs Wedding

It's been exactly one year since our Palm Springs Wedding last October and after many requests, we've decided to finally share some photos and details with all of you. We loved the idea of getting married in Palm Springs since we both love the natural beauty of the desert and the California sunshine, plus it was the perfect middle-ground for our families & friends in Arizona and California. So if you've ever wondered what graphic designers/paper store owners (like ourselves) design for their wedding day, we hope you keep on reading!  Mark created our dream invitation suite complete with an illustration of our wedding venue on the back of each invitation and our astrological constellations sprinkled above the horizon line, personalized...

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Local Love feat. Teaspressa

In case you've never heard of or visited Teaspressa's new location in Arcadia, keep on reading! Teaspressa is a Phoenix-based, female-run specialty tea company with the cutest and most delicious tea and sugar cube products that we seriously can't get enough of. We try to visit their cafe as frequently as possible for our favorite tea-based drinks that give you the same amount of caffeine as coffee.  We had the pleasure of attending their most recent "Sip + Shop" Event on September 2nd. It was so fun setting up a display of our favorite items within their store for the day. Some of our most popular cards are also available to purchase everyday at their Arcadia location.  Of course we had...

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Design: Mame Soy Candles Color Collection

It's safe to say that Mame Soy Candles is one of our favorite local companies. We sell their soy-based candle line at our retail store and also collaborated with them on a private-label "Prickly Pear" scented candle that we sell exclusively in-store and online.  So we were absolutely delighted when the owner, Megan Hull, contacted us to design packaging for her newly released color collection for Fall 2018.   The design inspiration was a tasteful mix of bright, bold colors and delicate details. On our mood board we found shapes and patterns from vintage botany illustrations and French and Japanese candy and tea packaging. Then adding in the bright, almost neon colors made the candles uniquely designed to highlight the main...

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