We’re kind of obsessed with the talented artists that make up the Postable card collection and thought it only right to spend some time getting to know the lovely people behind the brands. We sat down (virtually, of course) with Erin McManness and got right to the point asking her some riveting questions to get the inside scoop behind her brand Paper Raven Co.
Paper Raven Co. is an Atlanta-based stationery brand created by Illustrator Erin McManness. Founded in 2015, the hallmarks of the Paper Raven Co. line include heavy doses of florals, a love for hand-lettering, nods to the natural world and sincere messaging. When Erin is not illustrating, she can be found perfecting her cooking skills, hiking with her family in the Georgia wilderness or reading true crime novels.
It’s safe to say this year has been no picnic. Whatever grand plans we had for 2020 likely had to be paused. Just because the rest of the year has felt like one giant garbage fire doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to end the year on a somewhat higher less-garbage-firey-note. As the 2020 holiday season approaches we wanted to take a moment to make some plans we could actually keep. Hello social distanced holiday festivities! 2020 may put a damper on any big gathering plans, but don’t let that get you down. We’ve brainstormed some fun socially distant ideas for the 2020 holiday season.
Looking for some guidance on how to write your Thanksgiving message? Thankfully (pun intended) you’ve found the right place! We’ve got everything from message examples you can customize for yourself as well as tips on how to go about writing your Thanksgiving wishes — all the things to include as well as avoid!
Want to cheer up a friend? Especially nowadays with everything feeling a little over-the-top gloomy… The global pandemic is very much still present and social distancing measures means many of us have been isolated for months. Safe to say that’s pretty gloomy. So again, if you could cheer up a friend — wouldn’t you? Luckily — sending funny greeting cards to your friends (and let’s not forget family) will do just that! And it couldn’t be easier because Postable can literally do it for you.
Our pick of 41 funny greeting cards to send someone with a sense of humor (or not).
Even after the pandemic is [hopefully] nothing more than a distant memory, sending funny greeting cards to friends and family will still be a simple and easy way to bring some joy into their lives. Maybe you’re the king of good jokes and can easily make everyone in your life giggle uncontrollably. But if you’re anything like the rest of us, you may need a helping hand to make the folks in your life instantly cheer up. Lucky for you, this epic list gives you plenty of options to choose from.
You’ve spent the same amount of time thinking about sending out your wedding thank you notes as you have not sending them. And the result? The guilt of having late wedding thank you notes just sitting on your to do list is staring at you. It’s ok, don’t be so hard on yourself! Life gets in the way — we totally get it. Mailing those bad boys out in a timely manner — while important — is tough. The thing is, the folks who spent time, effort and money on gifting you and your new spouse that special wedding gift still deserve a thank you note.
Given the extra time spent indoors these days and the urgent need for us all to save the USPS, there really couldn’t be a better time to finally get this one task off your to do list once and for all! And you know, let your loved ones know you appreciate them. Continue reading
Coming up with birthday surprise ideas for best friends can sometimes feel like a far more arduous task than it needs to be. Especially when you’ve been celebrating your birthdays for 5, 10 or even 20 years! As the BFFs of the world, we have a responsibility of turning our best friend’s birthday into an uber-super-quadrupel special occasion. Luckily, we’ve come up with a whole lot of ideas you can absolutely credit is as your own brilliance — we won’t tell!
Congrats, you successfully made it down the aisle! You survived the wedding planning madness, the family reunions and the stressful (and hopefully lovely) wedding day shenanigans. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on how you felt about all the planning) you’ve still got one wedding related task left…and it’s a doozy: writing your wedding thank you cards.
Before you find yourself falling into a frenzy of panic over having to write hundreds of thank you notes, take a moment to catch your breath… And remember that there are people (and tools) out there to help you achieve even the most daunting of tasks — such as writing your wedding thank you notes! Speaking of which, we’ve got a simple step by step process you can follow along with tips and message examples that’ll definitely come in handy!
Let’s start this post off with one of the most important tips you’ll want to keep in your back pocket as you make your way gratituding it up all over the place… Remember, your wedding day would not have been nearly as special without the help of your loved ones. Your friends and family deserve a proper thank you–all 250 of them. They didn’t complain when you asked them to be present for cake tastings and flower showings. They didn’t moan and groan (we hope) during the wedding set up. Now it’s your turn to tell them just how much you appreciated their positive influence and energy during the whole process.
Given the current quarantine state of affairs, this is the perfect time to knock this forever-on-your-to-do-list task right out of the park! So no more procrastinating, let’s get those wedding thank you cards mailed. Continue reading
Getting engaged to your forever partner in crime means an endless stream of congratulatory texts, Facebook messages and the periodic (and far more personal) congratulations cards. You may choose to plan an engagement party to keep the early celebrations going or if quarantine has put a damper on your in-person party plans, you may have hosted your very first virtual wedding engagement extravaganza. Either way, the real planning hasn’t quite kicked off.
To get the wedding planning started, one of the first pieces of the puzzle once you’ve narrowed down your wedding guest list will be to collect mailing addresses. Assuming a virtual wedding is off the table, you’ll need to collect the mailing addresses from those you wish to invite. Lucky for you, we’ve got an easy way to get addresses for your wedding! Actually, it’s likely the easiest part of your whole wedding planning process.
Making the wedding guest list and collecting the mailing addresses.
Beginning to plan a wedding in the midst of epic uncertainty of what’s to come may seem incredibly overwhelming, but look at it this way — now you have a bit more time to get all your wedding ducks in order.
Use this extra unknown to plan the wedding of your dreams… But first, you’ll need a guest list.
Whatever the state of global affairs, we hope you’re taking the time to bask in all of your well-deserved-engaged-glory. And while you’re enjoying the endless flow of champagne and the sparkle of your shiny new ring, you may have started creating your mental guest list. Ok, maybe you’re not thinking about that yet… Chances are this will change very soon.
Planning a wedding, may be a little more than some bargained for (literally– weddings are not cheap). While some aspects of getting started to plan your big day may be overwhelming, when it comes to how to collect mailing addresses for wedding invites, Postable makes it easy. You’re welcome.
A new living, breathing, pooping machine has graced you with its delightful little presence and has made you a brand new parent. Congratulations! That’s no small feat. And while you’re completely head-over-heels in love with this new little creature in your life, you’re out-of-this-world tired from the non-stop go go go. You love the idea of introducing the little babe to your friends and family with birth announcements, but let’s get real — what new parent has got time for that?!
Easy birth announcements you can mail in minutes.
Luckily, we’ve got just the solution. Mail beautiful hold-in-your-hands birth announcements in minutes without leaving your couch.
All you have to do is customize your favorite design, upload a spreadsheet of addresses and click send.
Postable will print, address and mail your birth announcements for you. Your new family member will be getting loved on by all of your friends and family in no time!