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national stationery show: animals

by Grace Bonney

on sunday amy and i headed over to the javits center for the national stationery show. after aisle upon aisle of new cards and invites, we spotted a few trends at the show: animals, florals, nautical, food/homesteading, and calendars. all this week amy and i will be posting our favorites in each category, starting today with the biggest (and consistent year-after-after) trend: animals. this post has 30 of my favorites examples of the trend, so i hope you’ll enjoy them as much as i did- be sure to click below the jump to see the full selection and stay tuned tomorrow for more NSS trends! [image above, animal tea towels by enormous champion]

[image above: wooden animal figurines by enormous champion]

[image above: playful cards from egg press in portland]

[image above: foxy towels from tara at ink & wit]

[image above: a pretty owl print from tara at ink & wit]

[image above: some of my favorite animal stationery at the show, from snow queen]

[image above: an adorable dog card from anna bond at rifle]

CLICK HERE for 23 more examples of animal stationery after the jump!

[image above: invites from anna bond at rifle]

[image above: a close up of the snow queen i loved so much]

[image above: horse coasters from austin press]

[image above: sweet “baby milestones” calendar with elephant illustration by cat seto]

[image above: happy pup card from enormous champion]

[image above: bear card from hammerpress]

[image above: bottle stoppers from imm living]

[images images: animal stamps, cards, and totes from ink & wit]

[image above: a playful fish card from brad at maginating]

[images above: animal cards from julie at studio olivine]

[i loved these simple illustrations from NSS newcomer, snow queen press]

[images above: animal cards from sugarcube press]

[image above: needlepoint whale plaques from amh design]

[images above: animal wrapping paper and animal mobile from ink & wit]

[image above: dog card from anna at rifle]

[image above: bird card from rose at the great lakes]

[image above: bird card from screech owl design]

[image above: rooster card from fine day press]

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