October Parcel

We hope that October has you relishing in everything cozy, and as the season changes, we’re thinking about bonfires, hot cider in our sweatshirts, hiking boots on chilly mornings, and adventuring in the great outdoors! Grab your sleeping bag and hit the trail with us as we head Into the Wild with this month’s parcel!

Hope Your Birthday’s In-Tents
by Pike Street Press
* Parcel Posh and Parcel Premium Only

Whenever Allison says something is “intense,” her husband responds with “Like camping?”. Because of this decades long joke, Allison saw this card and knew it was meant to be for this parcel! In addition to having such a fun play on words, we love the detailed art on this letterpress card and all Pike Street Press’ cards! Pike Street Press designs and crafts artisan greetings in the Pacific Northwest. The tradition and love of letterpress printing is ingrained in everything we do.

Forest Camp
by Squeeze Box Press

The clean lines and design of this letterpress tent in the forest from Squeeze Box Press had us the moment we saw it! This little beauty has lived in our sample tray for months awaiting its Parcel! Send this blank card to someone who loves the outdoors! Emma, owner and sole creator at Squeeze Box Press in Portland, Oregon, named her print company after her other favorite pastime, playing the accordion!

Grab a Marshmallow
by Belle and Union

Nothing beats hot drinks, roaring bonfires, and our kids all snuggled up together making smores! So when we saw this artisan, letterpress card from Belle and Union, we absolutely had to share it with you all! The sentiment is perfect as a note of encouragement to a friend having a difficult time or for a ‘just because’ missive to give someone a laugh. The marshmallow art has us ready for a gooey mallow, and the script is gorgeous! Send this beauty to someone today! Meg, owner and creator at Belle and Union, has been designing and making letterpress stationery for over 10 years. We love her art and her passion for sharing her heart through illustrations and words. All of her cards are made in San Antonio, Texas on antique printing presses!

Camper Postcard
by Noteworthy Paper and Press

What could be better than this die cut camper postcard from Noteworthy Paper and Press. The side of the camper gleams, and the art captures every detail of the camper in beautiful letterpress! Send this to someone from the road or to ask them to hit the road with you! Noteworthy is a women-owned stationery and gift company located in the heart of Missoula, Montana.The ladies of Noteworthy hand-letter, illustrate, print and package in their studio that shares a space with their brick & mortar retail shop.

Every Year is a New Adventure
by Smudge Ink
* Parcel Posh, Parcel Premium, and Parcel Only

Send this card as a birthday greeting or save it to wish your favorite adventurer a Happy New Year! This letterpress from Smudge Ink is gorgeous! We love the color and detail on the lantern, and the backpack, down to the sleeping bag roll and the thermos! Smudge Ink is all about connecting and celebrating with loved ones with their team of artists, wordsmiths and printers in Massachusetts! They letterpress with with love to bring people together!

Adventure Letterpress Coasters - Set of 2
by Green Bird Pres
* Parcel Posh, Parcel Premium, and Parcel Only

We love these hand printed, letterpress heavy weight coasters to protect your coffee tables as you sip your fall warm drinks! Adventurers will love the camper, canoe, bicycle, tent, bear and campfire images depicted on these classic coasters! Green Bird Press is a small letterpress printing and bookbinding studio owned and operated by Susan Porteous in Bend, Oregon.

Camping Washi Tape
by Penpaling Paula
* Parcel Posh Only

This adorable camping washi tape from Penpaling Paula is an absolute delight! This washi tape features all of the staples for a successful camping trip in a repeating pattern. Use this washi tape to decorate your camping themed stationery or add to any letter or notebook for a bit of extra flair! Penpaling Paula is a one-woman-owned stationery business based in Dublin, Ireland.

Life is a Wild Adventure Enamel Mug
by Potluck Press
* Parcel Posh Only

Brian loves a camping mug, so our Posh gift this month was an easy choice! This enamel mug is the perfect vessel for your cup of joe around the campfire, or more regularly, in your own kitchen! Keep your beverages toasty this fall and think about the great outdoors with your morning pick me up, or better yet, head outside to take in a crisp fall morning with this mug from Potluck Press! Potluck Press serves up greetings for every occasion from some of the country’s foremost designers and artists. The family-run greeting card business, based in Seattle, was born of owner Patti McKillop’s love of words and photography. Today, Patti runs Potluck Press alongside her children (and two grandsons), spending their workday together and doing so with humor and love. A driving force of the business is bringing excellence through collaboration.

Tree Branch Pencil
by None

A gift from us to you - these tree branch pencils are a super fun addition to any desk space! Use it to take notes planning your next adventure, mark hikes on your park maps, and jot memories from your trip! We hope this little piece of the outdoors inspires you to breathe in the fresh air while you do your corresponding this month!


Card 1 - Use 3 of the 1985 Year of International Youth celebrating the YMCA Youth Camps, Boy Scouts, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and Camp Fire Girls.

Card 2 - Use a Forever Stamp from the National Parks collection.

Card 3 - Use a Forever Stamp from the Wild and Scenic Rivers Collection.

Card 4 - Use a Forever Stamp celebrating the Great Outdoors.

Card 5 - Combine the 60 cent Grand Canyon stamp with the 2 cent Grand Canyon stamp and the 4 cent Camp Fire Girls stamp.

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