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Always Inspired With Whimsy Press

I cannot get over the new line of green products at Whimsy Press!

Butterfly 100% Recycled

Mod Floral 100% Recycled

Mum's The Word 30% Recycled

Proud Peacock 100% Recycled

Earth's BFF Recycled Journals

Wildflowers Recycled Notecards

Green Is In Recycled Tote

I also love their other products, like this stunning wedding gift wrap:

Love Is Lovely

Indeed!  I fell in love with these bookplates:

Haiku Bookplates

As a notorious lender of books, I simply MUST have these.  I will strive to always have whimsy in my life & Whimsy Press on this blog!!!


May 27, 2010 at 5:26 pm 2 comments

Green Whimsy

First of all, let me say that last night’s event at Jayson Home & Garden was AWESOME.  I saw several of the treasures I’ve posted from that store in person & they are even more gorgeous up close!  I’ll post pictures we took at the event tomorrow & leave them up over the weekend.  If you are in the city this weekend-you HAVE to go. 

And now, back to business.  Yesterday I received an email from Whimsy Press about their new line of recycled tote bags.  These bags are  made from recycled cotton and old soda bottles, which is just cool.  Even cooler, however, is the killer graphics the bags feature:

I heart that last graphic so very much.  And since I can’t visit Whimsy without ogling the gift wrap:

This stunning Blue Bird gift wrap is on FSC certified paper & contains 30% post-consumer fiber.  Neat!  Anyway, I hope you have a happy Friday. 

April 18, 2008 at 3:18 pm 2 comments

Erin Ruth Wrap

I love when I find something that just makes my heart sing.  Today, I found gorgeous gift wrap from Erin Ruth while browsing Etsy.  A few minutes later, I saw this post on the fantastic Design for Mankind blog.  Weird.  Anyway, this is some very pretty paper:

Erin Ruth-Jacqueline Gift Wrap

How much do I heart that green Felicity Gift Wrap?  Too, too much!  More of my favorite Erin Ruth picks are after the jump.


April 8, 2008 at 10:32 pm Leave a comment

A Whimsical Holiday

Since Christmas is really too close for comfort, I thought I’d check in with one of my FAVORITE gift wrap companies to see what they are offering for the Holiday season.  Of course my friends at Whimsy Press did not disappoint:

FaLaLaa-Whimsy Press



(Even more festive wrappings after the jump.)


December 11, 2007 at 10:26 pm Leave a comment

Blossom Creations

Much of my love for gift-wrap & stationery also causes me to feel extreme guilt.  I love it all so much, but sometimes I feel like I am personally slaughtering trees with my own bare hands to sate my appetite for pretty paper products.  Thank goodness for companies like Blossom Creations!  This Australian company is really making strides in making recycled products pretty:


(More of Blossom Creations after the jump!)


November 29, 2007 at 8:57 pm 1 comment

Virtu Chicago

I can’t wait to have a free weekend to spend exploring some of the great design stores in Chicago. Just today I discovered another one while searching for Beth Mueller pottery. Virtu is located at 2034 N. Damen & I already adore almost everything in this shop.
Here’s the gorgeous pottery I was looking for:
Virtu-Chicago BethMueller-Vases
Virtu-Chicago BethMueller-ChildrensPlaceSetting
But, exploring through the site I found lots of wonderful treasures, like these works of art from Laura Zindel:
Virtu-Chicago LauraZindel-Tumblers
Virtu-Chicago LauraZindel-Mugs
Virtu-Chicago LauraZindel-Bottles
Then, when I saw they carried products from two of my favorite paper companies, Like Snow & Graham:
Virtu-Chicago Snow&Graham-CardinalWrap
Virtu-Chicago Snow&Graham-Cards
And Egg Press:
Virtu-Chicago EggPress-Cheer
Virtu-Chicago EggPress-PeaceBird
I knew I’ve found a wonderful new shop to visit. I love Chicago!
Speaking of Chicago, if you are in the area tomorrow from 4-7 pm, feel free to stop by the Chicago Ale House at 2220 W. Lawrence Avenue to attend the benefit for my husband Casey’s film project, Altered Boy. There is a $25 charge, but you will receive two free drink tickets, and a raffle to win some great prizes. There will also be a full buffet & a preview of the film. Have a terrific weekend!

November 9, 2007 at 10:19 pm 1 comment

Cute Craft Project

I know I’ve mentioned A Little Hut before, but she just posted the cutest gift tag craft on her website:



This looks like a simple, clever way to spice up your gifts with a little craftiness.  There are instructions & a materials list here.  Sorry if this post looks a little wonky, I am trying to post from work instead of on our awesome Mac at home!  Have a great day.

November 5, 2007 at 10:07 pm 1 comment

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