Gift Guide 2018 – Paper and Cards

Paper and Cards Category

Shop the Rising Tide annual holiday gift guide for paper goods, notecards, stationery and more!

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Amy Zhang Creative

“Amy Zhang Creative is an artisan paper goods studio based in Denver, Colorado. We believe wholeheartedly that good design can make everyday special and the special days unforgettable, and we love being just a little part of those special life moments.”

Anna Kay Artworks

“I’m a freckle-faced gal from the South creating custom watercolors, prints, and stationery for the modern Southern lady!”

Brown Paper Crafts

“With a focus on making memories, Ashley creates beautiful items to be a part of your celebration. Whether it’s gifts for your bridesmaids or an invitation to your baby shower, she’s right there every step of the way. With a large selection of personalized gifts, you are sure to find something for your friends and family to make them feel special.”

Cami Monet Miller

“I’m the daughter of a watercolor artist who named me quite appropriately (Monet really is my middle name) and taught me everything I know. I’m all about staying true to the value of family legacy, and I like to help others find theirs with a little dash of whimsy along the way.”

CharmCat Creative LLC

“I’ve been an artist and a designer my entire life, but found that a life of corporate design wasn’t for me, and so CharmCat came to be! Now I create watercolor art from home with my two cats.”

Designs AS You Wish

“Designs AS You Wish creates a collection of punny greeting cards, prints and stationery, custom-painted artwork, wedding invitations and day-of decor in watercolor.”

Dot & Jot

“Dot & Jots all hand illustrated by Marta Berk in her Brooklyn, NY art studio, and are inspired by childhood memories of fairytales and wildlife.Marta’s distinct designs have been licensed by top brands like Hallmark, Sockittome, Mpix and more. Designs. She launched Dot & Jot to bring her stationary designs directly to you.”

Earl Grey & Polka Dots

“Sara Pietila creates products that foster connection and celebrate the women in our lives that stand shoulder to shoulder with us, especially since her best friend Lisa died last year. Her collection: steady + flight was created in honor of Lisa and represents the beautiful balance of friendship through images of anchors & hot-air balloons.”

Foglio Press

“Foglio Press is a stationery and invitation boutique located in Westside Atlanta, serving paper lovers nationwide. We believe that simplicity is beautiful, and quality is everything. Our high-quality, artisanal printing processes and modern, sometimes snarky designs set us apart!”

Graphic Anthology

“Graphic Anthology designs joyful stationery and gifts in the Pacific Northwest. Our products are a modern mix of cheerful stylized illustration, bold type, and bright color. Inspired by our multiracial experience, Scandinavian simplicity, and kindness through connection, Graphic Anthology goods encourage relationship making (and maintaining) through the exchange of words on paper.”

Gryphon’s Acquisitions

“I love all things vintage! I’m either collecting little treasures of history or creating vintage-inspired boutique products.”


“Kate Laing is a writer, maker and explorer in pursuit of cultivating bravery. She lives in the forest and runs on coffee.”

Kit Gray Illustration

“As a former park ranger and environmental educator, capturing wildlife on paper was inevitable when Kit Gray became a colored pencil and pastel artist. In addition to creating custom pet portraits, she focuses on bringing North American wildlife, detailed realism, and conservation into everyday life through her work.”

Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique

“Catherine Hildner is the maker and creator behind Kitty Meow: A Creative Boutique where she sells beautifully designed paper goods with witty charm or sweet sentiments, retail and wholesale. At Kitty Meow Boutique you can shop paper goodies based on your mood, witty or sweet. Because sometimes you feel a little saucy and sometimes ya don’t!”

Letter Bliss

“Tetia is a mom of four grown kind people, a Shishi (grandmother) to two precious grandchildren, a calligrapher, an actor, film producer, dessert lover, huge Bruce Springsteen fan and an artist. Creating beautiful letters and words and watercolor washes to make your home or your event more special completely makes her day.”

Love Offering

“Josefina Herrera-Sanders is a creative freelancer living and working from Tampa, Florida. She’s a devoted Christ follower, wife, artist, writer, speaker, advocate, and social influencer. Her life’s work is to inspire people to live intentionally, love others, and serve well through powerful words and visuals.”

Michelle Owenby Design

“Each of my works are faithfully purposed for peace + happiness, painted by imperfect hands + offered with loving intentions.”

Morgan Swank Studio

“Morgan Swank is an illustrator living in Richmond, Va. She is passionate about vibrant colors, travel, and her corgi named Ginger.”

Petite Poppy Designs

“I am a stationery designer who is obsessed with paper and fine details. I love seeing and creating beauty in simple designs and watching my designs come to life on paper.”

Pretty Peacock Paperie

“Pretty Peacock Paperie is a fun and light-hearted stationery company in located in Winter Park, FL. We create greeting cards and stationery products that are bold, colorful and fun. Although our cards can be cheeky, our mission is to empower women from all walks of life!”

Script Beach Studio

“Making something special for people warms my heart and brings me joy. If I can help make someone’s special day, event, or gift-giving better and more unique then I succeeded.”

The Paper Hatchet

“Sometimes a guy just needs to send his friend a card that is not covered with kittens and glitter! We created this company because we believe hand written notes and are still important and our cards give men memorable ways to add a personal touch to their correspondence. We are a family and veteran owned business and proud that our cards are made in the USA.”

Up Close Creative Co.

“Jessie Billdt is the artist, designer, and maker at Up Close Creative Co. She designs and hand makes stylish journals and everyday notebooks that feature her hand-painted illustrations.”

Western Rose Studios

“Elizabeth Zimmerman is the creative Oregonian behind Western Rose Studios located in Salem, Oregon. She creates original watercolor paintings of places, people, and pets and is open to commissions. Elizabeth has greeting cards and limited edition prints available of her paintings available in her online shop.”

Wildship Studio

“Wildship Studio is a Michigan-based studio that creates illustrated paper goods and products made for the wild at heart. Each product is designed to embrace your inner wild while bringing you closer to the outer wild. We’re all about finding kinship between your fellow human, flower, and beast, and discovering moments of unbridled beauty within us and around us.”


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