Handmade Hellos is here!

Handmade Hellos Cover It's official! Our new book Handmade Hellos: Fresh Greeting Card Projects from First-Rate Crafters, published by Chronicle Books, is now available at a store near you (including Barnes & Noble, Fred Flare, and of course here on our website)! There are way too many great projects in the book to showcase them all (click here for more info and a full list of contributors), so here's just a taste!

Big Number Birthday Card

Simple, elegant Big Number Birthday Card by our talented friends at Binth.

Owly Friend by Petra Boase

Fabulous Owly Friend collage card by the lovely and talented UK-based Petra Boase.

New Baby Nest by Abigail Brown

New Baby Nest fabric collage card by London-based Abigail Brown.

Origami Self-Mailing Note

Brilliantly simple and stylish origami self-mailing note by Norway's Darling Clementine - you'll be using this folding technique for years to come, trust us!

Ahoy there!

Pop-up "Ahoy there!" pirate ship card by one of our favorite illustrators, Kate Sutton.

Road Trip Post Cards

Road trip post card set by the brilliantly creative Francois Vigneault!

Wood You Be Mine?

Genius silk-screen on balsa wood valentine by Two Trick Pony (can also be adapted to a save the date card or even a dinner party invite "Wood you come to dinner?" ha ha).

Astrology Card by Egg Press

Witty horoscope card by the talented crew at Egg Press.

Thumbprint card by The Small Object

Hilarious thumbprint Humpty Dumpty card from The Small Object (there is a broken Humpty inside, making this the perfect sympathy or apologies card) - check out the upcoming issue of Bust magazine for a wonderful family portrait variation on this for the holidays, which must be seen to be appreciated! (Also included in the issue is a variation on the fantastic MikWright contribution to the book!)

Paper + Cup Library Birth Announcement

Adorable Library Book birth announcement by Paper + Cup.

Fuzzy Octopus Card

Ridiculous and hilarious Fuzzy Octopus by the fabulous Daniel James which we had fun making with both kids and adults at last spring's Maker Faire.

Blue Ribbon Card

And of course there are a few projects in the book by us, too, including this snazzy Blue Ribbon Card...

The adorable how-to illustrations were created by Sarah LaBieniec, half of dynamic design duo Lab Partners. So quick, get your copies - stocking stuffers for all!!