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Introducing Coral Charm: Our Newest Collection!

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.

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Wake Up & Work: Our Workday Morning Playlist

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.

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The Making of Moonlit Garden: A 2019 Calendar, pt. 2

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.

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The Making of Moonlit Garden: A 2019 Calendar, pt. 1

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.

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A New Surface Pattern Collection: Magnolia Branches

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.

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Root & Branch Fabrics are finally here!

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.

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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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