Reflecting on our business and personal growth, accomplishments, and lessons learned in 2019! Creative entrepreneur year in review | heirloom wedding stationery and letterpress studio in Michigan | by Paper & Honey®, / #goalsetting #businessowner #creativeentrepreneur #dreambig

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Are you a casual scroller of Pinterest or Instagram? Maybe you never miss a single post of your favorite blogs. Either way, this time of year, you’re likely familiar with posts reflecting on the past 365 days. I’m throwing my hat in the ring with a 2019 review! I’ll be honest, dear reader — I’ve […]

2019 review | 5 lessons learned last year

Paper & Honey, Personal

Featured artisan in Metro Detroit Weddings magazine summer issue, showcasing Michigan letterpress printing and wedding invitation studio | heirloom quality wedding stationery suites serving Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Grand Rapids | by Paper & Honey®, / / #metrodetroitbrides #detroitwedding #weddinginspiration #michiganbride #magazinefeature

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What’s better than being published? I know this one: it’s when Metro Detroit Weddings sets up a phone interview, then sends a photographer to your studio to capture it all. AH! Paper & Honey® has been published in print before, but always in a much smaller capacity — a tiny photo or byline here and […]

Metro Detroit Weddings magazine feature

Paper & Honey, Personal, Press

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  If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you’ve probably seen me mention my seasonal depression one time or another. Living in Michigan where the winters are long, dark, and gloomy, SAD (aptly named, right?) is something I struggle with daily. Or, at least, half-ish of a year. It’s not great. Mid-2016 I […]

3 tips for practicing mindfulness and gratitude in your everyday life


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  Happy Monday-after-Thanksgiving, friends! With the arrival of every November comes my favorite tradition: Young People’s Thanksgiving. Ever since Max and I moved into our home in 2012, we’ve been hosting our own version of friendsgiving. We invite our dearest friends (or at least as many that can fit in our tiny house!), don our […]

Young People’s Thanksgiving | letterpress invitations


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2016: PART TWO. Or, at least, part two to yesterday’s blog post about what worked this year. Writing that post was cathartic and reminded me of all the really incredible things that the year brought, even if it can get difficult to remember all 365 days. I expected writing this to be a lot less […]

2016: what didn’t work

Business, Personal

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