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Designer Alex Wijnen recently launched a fantastic new stationery company called Cecily Ink, and if you love modern design, the Cecily Ink products should be right up your alley… she blends modern typography with elegant flourishes in a fresh and stylish color palette – yum!

Cecily InkAt Cecily Ink, you’ll find high-end greeting cards (either letterpressed or printed on heavy textured stock), designer postage stamps, and – my own personal favorite – the fresh style card file – which features all 12 of Alex’s greeting cards, packaged up in a hip & functional little box, complete with tabs for organization by occasion!

Ready for the really good news? Alex has offered to give away a fresh style card file – available in chartreuse, pumpkin, or robbin’s egg blue – to TWO different hwtm readers! So you get to double your chances this time…always a good thing :) All you have to do to enter is tell us which of the Cecily greeting card designs is your favorite…or just post ANY comment you like! Giveaway ends Sunday, May 20th at midnight PST. Good Luck!

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

288 responses to “SURPRISE GIVEAWAY: cecily ink”

  1. Sharleen says:

    It’s too hard to pick just one. They’re all beautiful.

  2. julie says:

    Love the thank you one!!!!!

  3. LeeAnn says:

    I guess my favorite would be the “with love” card with the orange dogwood inspired flowers. So pretty.

  4. cyndi says:

    I love the colors on these.

  5. Nicki Lundeen says:

    I love the designs. These are really nice.

  6. Trolley T. says:

    Such brilliant ones!! Pretty & witty! (Hope I have a happy birthday!)

  7. wen says:

    I love these cards! The Robin’s Egg file box is my favorite. I love the color blue. Likewise I think the first happy birthday card is awesome if I have to choose that would be my favorite. This would be a great way to organize such beautiful work.

  8. Andi says:

    i love the Get Well card.

  9. Zaya says:

    At first I was drawn to the get well card for the coloring… but I love the design blue and green Thank You card. They are all gorgeous though.

  10. Michelle says:

    they’re all so gorgeous! i particularly like the “with love” card.

  11. aimee says:

    I adore the Thank You card!

  12. shira says:

    i think my fave is the miss you card. it would a great reason to send someone a note to say you’re thinking of them… when was the last time you did that or got a card from a loved one? we need to revive that. bring on the miss you cards!

  13. Carrie, The Modern Housewife says:

    how stylish…and Stamps??!! NEver seen anything so pretty.

  14. Jane E. says:

    I love the “Miss You” card, but I love that they made matching postage stamps for their cards even more!

  15. Nisha says:

    WOW!! the thank you cards are GREAT!! …well they are all FABULOUS classy & very elegant

  16. elizabeth says:

    darling cards and paper items.

  17. Ele says:

    I like the stripey happy birthday (or any organic shape card)

  18. stace says:

    the color combination of the “with love” card is perfect, definitely my favorite, but all are adorable.

  19. tyffaknee says:

    How cute! I love the card file! I don’t know if I’ve wanted anything more than this…

  20. Jen says:

    I love all of them – what a great idea!

  21. willikat says:

    love these…. they’d be perfect for organizign my wedding plans!

  22. Deanna says:

    I absolutly love these color combos. Blue and brown has always been a fav of mine – but the orange is making me swoon.

  23. KiWi says:

    Very elegant and classic. The fresh colors make everything hipper but this is a classic design.

  24. Tracy says:

    I love the Get Well card- those were my wedding colors!

  25. Kim says:

    What a great idea the card file is! Pick me!!

  26. longingheart says:

    holy bovine, paper products make me so excited!!! These colors are great!!!

  27. Melissa says:

    I NEED that card file!

  28. Karen says:

    never thought of having a card file… beats my “card drawer” any day! Love the freshness of the designs…

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  30. christine says:

    count me in!

  31. Malin says:

    I love the idea of the box with cards for every occation, never seen that before :) And they look so GOOD..

  32. Hiedi says:

    Beautiful things!!

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  34. Lauren says:

    Love their line! Especially the Happy Birthday with the yellow filagree print.

  35. Shefali says:

    i love the birthday card that’s on the top row, 2nd from the left. absolutely beautiful!!

  36. Jess says:

    The thank you cards are gorgeous! But the “Sorry…” card is truly unique and captures the sentiment perfectly.

  37. act22 says:

    I love the Miss You card showing the roots and the flowers above! Sweet!

  38. kkf says:

    Love the stamps. Are they still available/valid now that the Post Office has raised the price of stamps again this week?

  39. Alex says:

    Thank you, everyone, for your wonderful comments!

    And to answer the last post, the postage stamp cards will be available shortly with the new rate (41¢).

    You can order through the website and it will placed be on back-order, which means your order would ship in about 2 weeks.

  40. pepper says:

    I love the white space on the second birthday card. Nice and simple.