Behind the Scenes: Designing a Greeting Card Line

Today on the blog I'm excited to give you a special in-depth look behind the scenes at my process of creating a greeting card line: Root & Branch Paper Co's very first collection! Like every small business owner, I've invested time and money, as well as physical, emotional, and creative energy into bringing these products to life. It means so much to me when I see one of you enjoying your cards and notebooks, or when I hear that my products strike a chord with someone else!

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Find the Perfect Graduation Card

Graduation approaches! It's the time of year when you suddenly have a bunch of people to congratulate, and a bunch of cards to give out. Never fear, we made it easy on you this year! (Did not intend for that to rhyme, but I'll leave it.) We've gathered up 15 of our favorite Congrats cards from indie card-makers for the 2018 graduation season. Choose them specifically for certain grads, or buy a stack of each to have on hand. 

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Free Digital Wallpapers: Dahlia Garden

Hey there! This month I've created a series of digital wallpapers to download. These are all hand-illustrated and digitally colored, and ready to be downloaded to give your digital products a fresh and floral facelift! Inspired by the bright greens of late spring, these wallpapers are intended to bring some of that new life into our digital spaces. Even if you can't be out in the garden or on a picnic right now (wouldn't that be great?!) you can snag one of our wallpapers in the meantime.

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How to be a Pen Pal: Letter Writing Tips + Inspiration

Here at Root & Branch, we are all about snail mail. Writing letters is one of the best ways to sustain a long-distance friendship, get to know someone better, or send encouragements with a quick handwritten sentiment. In this blog post I've put together tips, inspiration to help you up your letter-writing game. I've also compiled an extensive list of 100 Letter Writing Prompts, which you can download fo' FREE at the end of this blog post!

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