After months of sourcing materials, researching fabric printers, drafting patterns and working on the sewing machine, they’re finally here: our everyday floral Zip Pouches!Read More
Hey everyone! Today I’m so excited to introduce something that’s been in the works for a while here at Root & Branch: our brand-new Coral Charm Collection, featuring limited edition art prints, a boxed card set, and wallpaper!
I’m thrilled to share that with this collection, we’re adding three new categories of products to our line. Today on the blog I’m sharing a bit of the background behind this collection and the design decisions that made it a reality.Read More
Happy Sunday, readers! I put together a playlist for myself that is a balance of relaxed, fun songs, and more upbeat ones that get me in a working mood. I thought I'd share it here as our third Root & Branch playlist. For a few more selections of tunes, find our afternoon slump and night owl playlists.Read More
This is the second post in a two-part series about our 2019 wall calendar: Moonlit Garden! In Part 1, we talked about the conceptual and creative story behind this calendar and the illustrations it contains. In this post, I'm sharing a behind-the-scenes look at how this calendar came into being, specifically focusing on the manufacturing side of things.Read More
I'm so excited to finally share with you all a project that has been in the works for the past several months (and even years!) : our 2019 wall calendar, Moonlit Garden.
A late-night stroll through the moonlit garden reveals lush and mysterious flowers whose beauty is most fully displayed long after the sun sets. Some blooms, including the exotic cereus, only open at night. Others, like the Japanese wisteria, are known for their intoxicating fragrance which only grows stronger during the evening hours.Read More
Hi friends! Today I'm sharing a new surface pattern collection I've been working on these days. Some of you may know that I live in China, in the ancient city of Suzhou which is famous for its classical Chinese gardens. I'm constantly inspired by the details of living in a place so different from the Southeastern US city I grew up in, and these inspirations often make their way into my work.Read More
Summer is a time when all I want to be doing is drinking La Croix by the pool, catching up on my reading list, and chilling in a hammock… But I do like to be prepared for whatever the summer season brings: maybe a wedding or birthday party, or a visit from a friend. Here are a few cards prepared for exactly those occasions.Read More
Today on the blog I'm super excited to feature something that's been in the works for a looong time: Root & Branch's first fabric collection! This collection is entitled BLOOM, and includes 22 patterns that you'll recognize from our greeting cards, notebooks and gift wraps.Read More
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!Read More
I couldn't be more excited for the arrival of Spring this year. Here in China the cherry blossoms, plum blossoms, and Chinese magnolias are coming out in full force, and the wind is full of their perfumes. Every time I step out of my apartment I get a lovely whiff of flowers. It really is the best time of year.Read More
Well here we are! After nearly a full year of creating products, doing research and jumping through lots of hoops, Root & Branch Paper Co. is alive and kicking!Read More