14 Wild Paper Products: Cards that Celebrate Getting Outdoors


There’s something about walking through the Javits Center on a beautiful May day that makes me gravitate toward the cards that feature the great outdoors. Luckily, the outdoor/camping trend is still going strong and there were plenty of cards to fit the bill. Max and I spent last week walking the rows at the 2013 National Stationery Show picking our favorite cards and objects that celebrated the outdoors. If there was a card, with a constellation on it, I acted like a little kid in a toy store and begged Max to take a photo. (Keep in mind that due to the nature of the Stationery Show, some of the following items aren’t available to purchase yet.) –Amy Azzarito

(Don’t miss Max’s 15 Cards the Keep it Real: Best of the National Stationery Show)

Image above: Beautiful Hammerpress


Image above: I loved Bison Bookbinding’s constellation card series. These would make the best birthday cards or new baby card. Or wouldn’t it be sweet to frame the signs of a couple getting married. Possibilities are endless. I love a constellation.


Image above: The Great Lakes (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: The Great Lakes (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: Little wooden buoys from Gold Teeth Brooklyn (We did a sneak peek into Gold Teeth founder Jesse’s Brooklyn home. You can see the full peek right here.) (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: Father spelled out in Nautical flags by Iron Curtain. (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: Kate & Birdie


Image above: Constellation + animal = yes please! Little Lark (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: Nightingale


Image above: Nightingale


Image above: This card made it into Grace’s personal favorite list last year, but it was too good to pass up – from Pepper Press.


Image above: This would make a great thank you note for summer vacation hosts from Pepper Press.


Image above: Sweet father and son bear from Red Cap Cards. (represented by Crow & Canary)


Image above: Fantastically beautiful calendar from Rifle Paper Co.

  1. Love these paper products, they are so fresh. I think the Great Lakes ornaments are super! I have had the great outdoors on my mind now it is warming up in Seattle. We for sure have some splendid places to camp. I tend towards the glamping though. http://annemariejackson.com/patternoccurring/2013/5/28/glamping

  2. Love those constellation cards!

  3. kristin says:

    I love the Rifle Paper calendar, but don’t see it available on the website. Do you know the name of the calendar or where it is available? Thanks!

    1. Grace Bonney says:

      hi kristin!

      typically NSS products are making their debut at these shows, so they’ll be in store and online within a few weeks to a month or so. :)

      grace

  4. Sierra says:

    The Nightingale cards are gorgeous but my fave is the Stay Out card from Pepper Press, love!

  5. The constellation cards are so cool. What a great idea.

  6. Tia Stockton says:

    These are beautiful; love the creativity and simplicity.

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