For months, we have ogled at Chris-Anna’s Orla Kiely birthday purse and now Target is finally offering an Orla Kiely collection being introduced this month.
This collection reflects her bold patterns with exquisite housewares and a few unique outfits. I would love to someday see our unique patterns out in the retail world! This transition is a groovy little reminder that any of our patterns can be used to create stamps, napkins, and we’ve even had a few wedding cakes replicated from our invitation sets.
We love seeing photos of our patterns in work, so if you have any unique pictures of your event using Luscious Verde we would love to see them and possibly feature them on our Web site. Thanks!
At work, when you talk on the phone every day to a person you’ve never
met, you tend to get curious about what that person is like in real
life. Well, maybe you don’t, but we here at Luscious Verde are a
specific breed of character. Perhaps it’s the drinking water from the
pristine Cuyahoga River. Perhaps it’s the fact that we’re obsessed with
Project Runway. Or, probably, it’s because we’re all a little bit
weird. Not in a bad way, mind you, but it takes a specific kind of
person to deal with the highs and lows of custom stationery.
And we realized, hey, we talk to people every day who we’ve never met, and who are fans of our work. But just talking to them isn’t enough. We’re curious about their trials and tribulations, their outlook on life, and their favorite alcoholic beverage. So we’ve decided to feature, every few weeks or so, a retailer of our products that we want to get to know a little better. Behold the latest entry into our illustrious Retailer Spotlight: Susie from First Impressions in Leawood, Kansas.
Name: Susie Azorsky
Born and raised: Dallas, Texas
When did you start in custom stationery? I wanted to do something at home so I could be with my kids, and now that they're going away, I'm so happy and proud that I still do what I do.
Family: Husband Greg, children Andrew and Hannah, and dogs Charlie and Browney
Guilty pleasure: Mexican food
Favorite font: Wiesbaden Swing
How does Luscious Verde inspire your creation? I love knowing when my customer and I get together that we can really create something special that really reflects them.
Congratulations to Pantone 14-0848 Mimosa as being selected as the color of the year for 2009! We knew you could do it! Mimosa is described as a warm, engaging yellow, expressing hope and reassurance. So, go ahead and get your yellow fix. You now have my permission to run out and purchase your mimosa-colored tights or just take a look at our new Hoot environmentally friendly line. Maybe stay away from the novella, The Yellow Wallpaper...
So, direction card pricing is freaking you out, right? Having that custom-made map on the flipside of your line-by-line directions can be a bit pricey, but after some investigation, I have found a new unique application called Google Wedding Maps.
Basically, you plug in all of your information, including all of your hot spots: ceremony, reception, hotel, airport and local attractions. You e-mail the link to your guests, who can easily print it out. Maps freak me out more than the actual committing to one single person, but this is easy to use, and you don’t even have to fold it back up!