Ahoy, Posties!!

Ahoy, Posties!! Come sail away with us this month at Postmark’d Studio! We hope you find this month’s parcel to be ship-shape with nautical fun! As avid boaters and lovers of all things water, we thought it was ‘a boat’ time for a ship-tastic parcel!

The Best Ships are Friendships
by Rust Belt Love Paperie

An Irish toast beautifully rendered by Rust Belt Paperie; this card makes a wonderful hostess gift with your favorite bottle of bubbly or as a stand alone snail mail missive! Kate's favorite card in the set, this toast is one that has graced her dining room many times over. Rust Belt Love has captured it brilliantly. Rust Belt Love is a stationery and gift company who focuses on connecting people with beautiful messages with nature-inspired letterpress greeting cards and gifts. Based in Buffalo, NY in the heart of the Rust Belt, owners Alyson and Nick believe that what people need now more than ever is real human connection. Their heart-centered letterpress stationery is for paper lovers who want to send heartfelt messages with a thoughtful, handmade look and feel. Alyson is a classically trained illustrator who does all of the drawing and designing, and Nick does all of the printing, often on their 100 year old letterpresses. Alyson and Nick are two of the kindest people you will ever meet, and we are so thankful to call them paper friends!

Sailing Into Another Birthday
by Color Box Design & Letterpress

The perfect spring birthday card for all the birthdays in your life, we love this letterpress card from Color Box Design & Letterpress. The illustration evokes sunshine on your face as you sail away on a perfect sunny day into a new year! We love all the details on this card: letterpress waves and beautiful sails on the boat, the tiny sailor steering the ship, and the rounded corners of the card! This card leaves no detail unturned and will celebrate a birthday with pizzazz! Colorbox Design & Letterpress hails from Dallas, Texas, focusing on inspiring and preserving connections with luxury paper goods and gifts. They are fueled by exceptional craftsmanship, steeped in traditions, and obsessed with letterpress and all things paper.

Skilled Sailor
by Pike Street Press

We love the sentiment of this card of encouragement for someone in your life in a sea storm. The letterpress details are impeccable, and this card will tell someone they are seen in their rocky seas. Help keep someone you love afloat in a difficult season by sending this card of encouragement from Pike Street Press. Pike Street Press designs and crafts artisan greetings in the Pacific Northwest with a deep love of letterpress printing.

Anchor Flat Note
by Missive
* Parcel Posh, Parcel Premium, and Parcel Only

Keep this desk note handy, perfect for any little missive you need to send! We love the depth and texture of the anchor, and the singular design that makes it an all occasion note! Missive creates stylish letterpress stationery for the modern paper lover. Founded by California designer Lisa Willis, Missive has evolved into a stationery and gift brand focused on crafting unique, high quality paper goods that you’ll be delighted to send and receive. They print on sustainable and earth-friendly FSC certified and reclaimed cotton papers in our solar-powered studio and source print materials from local suppliers whenever possible.

Paper Boats
by Quick Brown Fox
* Parcel Posh and Parcel Premium Only

We love the whimsical intersection of boats and paper on this letterpress card with all the variations of paper boats! Perfect for an everyday greeting or repurposed for a paper (or boat) lover’s birthday, this card has endless possibilities! Kate Murray, owner, printer and designer at Quick Brown Fox, is one of the warmest, funniest people you will encounter. She has a love for people, paper, and making a day brighter with the perfect pun. She hails from Saugerties, New York and started in the business by working in letterpress studios for a decade prior to launching her fantastic brand of letterpress cards. Her cards are quirky, bright, and filled with the best puns!

Home is Where the Anchor Drops
by Brittany Paige
* Parcel Posh and Parcel Premium Only

This anchor sticker is for boaters and non-boaters alike, reminding us all that home is a feeling that we can foster wherever life’s journey takes us! Perfect for a suitcase, mug, favorite travel journal or laptop, we love this sweet message! Brittany Paige is an illustrator located in the NYC Metro area, specializing in hand lettered and illustrated paper goods and accessories. Her voice tends to be witty, empowered and usually (just a bit) sarcastic. Her products are inspired by city living, pop culture and women.

Buoy Notepad
by Gert & Co.
* Parcel Posh, Parcel Premium, and Parcel Only

We love this colorful, buoy notepad for Spring! The color palette is fresh and the watercolor, whimsical lines are perfect for a grocery list, to do list, or just to keep your penmanship in check as you scribble a quick hello! Gert & Co is a fun, playful brand selling delightful paper goods and home décor. Gert & Co celebrates life through bold, bright patterns and makes every day feel like a reason to celebrate! Creator, Jill Oliver, named Gert & Co to incorporate pieces of both her Grandmother (Mimi) and Mother who fostered her love for color & creating since she was a little girl. It also playfully nods to her love for her mini-Goldendoodle, Gertrude.

Classic Rollerball Pen
by Papier
* Parcel Posh Only

Every serious stationer needs a fantastic rollerball pen, and we’ve found the perfect one. We love the nautical colors and the smooth (no smear!) writing of this pen with a weight that brings gravitas to your writing. This pen is perfect for everyday use but will make you feel glamorous no matter the occasion.


Card 1 - (2) 32 cent Ferry Boat + 3 cent Ship Building + 1 cent A Root of Democracy

Card 2 - (2) 32 cent Ferry Boat + 3 cent Ship Building + 1 cent A Root of Democracy

Card 3 - (2) 32 cent Ferry Boat + 4 cent Louisiana

Card 4 - (2) 25 cent Sail boats + 8 cent Boston Tea Party + 10 cent Canal Boats

Card 5 - (2) 25 Sail Boats + 19 cent Boat Dock

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