Calling all artists! It's time to unveil our August lifestyle box!

Calling all artists! It’s time to unveil our August lifestyle box!

As creatives, our love for art extends beyond an appreciation for well-executed and aesthetically pleasing design. Praiseworthy art helps us develop, evaluate and improve our own work. Through our own artistic process and creative expressions we can not only grow … Continue reading

featured designer: amy heitman

featured designer: amy heitman

Hi there! Today we want you to meet brilliant artist and illustrator, Amy Heitman. Over the last six years, Amy has launched a super successful design studio located just southwest of Chicago — all while raising three kids (supermom!). Inspired … Continue reading

Are you creative and curious + FREE Uppercase magazine!

Are you creative and curious + FREE Uppercase magazine!

Happy Friday!  As creative folks, we all need a little something to spark the imagination from time to time. Enter UPPERCASE, a quarterly magazine publication for the “creative and curious.”It’s artfully curated content features inspired graphic design, illustration and crafting … Continue reading

It's time to unveil our June card box + FREE box!

It’s time to unveil our June card box + FREE box!

      Happy Wednesday! Sometimes no reason at all is reason enough to send a sweet message to your loved ones. This month’s OliveBox card box includes six special pieces of snail mail to send … just because. Here’s … Continue reading

Summer Lovin' + It's time to unveil our July lifestyle box!

Summer Lovin’ + It’s time to unveil our July lifestyle box!

Happy Wednesday! Summer is the season of simple and timeless joys — ice cream cones, day trips to the beach, barbecues and boundless sunshine. It’s these sights, smells and sounds of the season that ignite feelings of nostalgia and inspire us to … Continue reading

featured designer: idlewild co.

featured designer: idlewild co.

Hi there! Today we want you to meet the majorly talented founder and creative director of Idlewild Co., Katie Gastley. In a mere five years, Katie has turned a few hand-painted designs at a pop-up in Brooklyn, New York into … Continue reading

#paperlove — pencil us in

#paperlove — pencil us in

Here at OliveBox, our mission is pretty simple — find ways to celebrate the timelessness of paper goods every day. To us, this means sending snail mail in place of e-mail, writing notes in lieu of typing them, turning pages … Continue reading

It's time to unveil our June lifestyle box + Last day!

It’s time to unveil our June lifestyle box + Last day!

Happy Tuesday! Many of us long to get out of our homes and spend time in nature. Mere minutes passed in the presence of flowers, plants and other natural greenery have the ability to bring us back to our roots, … Continue reading

Our Spring Cleaning Sale Starts NOW

Our Spring Cleaning Sale Starts NOW

Happy Monday! With only a week left until Summer officially arrives, we are hurrying to finish our spring cleaning! To make room for a fresh season full of sweet surprises and brand new OliveBoxes, we’re offering a special discount on … Continue reading

featured designer: fox & fallow

featured designer: fox & fallow

Hi there! Today we are spreading the #paperlove by featuring our June designer of the month, Fox & Fallow —  a quirky and cute stationary line straight from the Australian outback. Janet and Darrell Pogorelc, the genius design duo behind … Continue reading

featured designer: fawnsberg

featured designer: fawnsberg

Happy Monday! Today we are spreading the #paperlove by featuring our May designer of the month, Fawnsberg — a gorgeous, bright, inspired-by-nature stationary line. Patricia and Rachel Mumau, the talented sister-duo behind these designs, not only share a love for … Continue reading

Here's to color & enchantment. It's time to unveil our May Olivebox! ??

Here’s to color & enchantment. It’s time to unveil our May Olivebox! ??

Happy Wednesday! A simple set of crayons or pencils can be like a magical portal, transporting both the young and the young at heart from the stresses of everyday reality to the wild realm of the imagination. This month’s OliveBox … Continue reading

Celebrating weddings and anniversaries - it's time to unveil our May card box!

Celebrating weddings and anniversaries – it’s time to unveil our May card box!

Happy Tuesday! There are three classic elements you can count on finding at almost any wedding: flowers, fashion, and a few full-brimmed glasses of champagne. This month’s OliveBox card box includes six special pieces of snail mail that pay homage … Continue reading

#paperlove - snail mail + more for mom

#paperlove – snail mail + more for mom

1 – 2 – 3 – background Mark your calendars, paper lovers — Mother’s Day is now less than two weeks away. We’re gearing up to celebrate the women without whom, well, we simply wouldn’t exist. We recently hosted an … Continue reading

featured designer: wild ink press

featured designer: wild ink press

In case you missed the last memo, our #happytuesday tradition is now twice as sweet. At our Pink Olive shops, in addition to offering double punches on your Snail Mail Card with every greeting card purchase on the second Tuesday … Continue reading

To Moms and Mums. It's time to unveil our April OliveBox! :)

To Moms and Mums. It’s time to unveil our April OliveBox! :)

Happy Monday! There’s no sweeter season than the spring. As the trees and flowers blossom and the earth seems to burst back to life, we’re reminded of Mother Nature’s splendor and strength. And of course, we’re preparing to celebrate our … Continue reading

Do you want a FREE OliveBox?

Do you want a FREE OliveBox?

Happy Monday! One more reason to sign up for a 6- or 12-month OliveBox subscription (besides the paper goods and presents delivered regularly to your doorstep, of course) — for a limited time only, get a FREE surprise card box … Continue reading

#paperlove - pretty packaging

#paperlove – pretty packaging

In general, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. But when it comes to treats and presents, a bit of whimsical wrapping paper certainly doesn’t hurt — and that’s why, for this week’s dose of #paperlove, we’re crushing on pretty packaging. … Continue reading

It's time for a fun giveaway!

It’s time for a fun giveaway!

Happy Hump Day! We’re so excited to announce our newest giveaway! This month’s surprise gift package comes to you from our friends at Redcruiser. This Minneapolis-based home goods and letterpress studio is one of the designers featured in our March … Continue reading

You bring the cake, we'll bring the cards - it's time to reveal this month's card box!

You bring the cake, we’ll bring the cards – it’s time to reveal this month’s card box!

From the cakes to the confetti to the carefully chosen presents, birthdays are filled with fun festivities. But as paper lovers, the cards tend to be our favorite part about every birthday bash. Handpicked paper greetings can often be gifts … Continue reading

#paperlove - a little bit of luck

#paperlove – a little bit of luck

1 – 2 – 3 Happy St. Patrick’s Day, paper lovers! Whether or not you believe in the significance of shamrocks or the existence of leprechauns, there’s no denying that a “good luck” wish from a friend or loved one … Continue reading

Dig in! It's time to unveil our March OliveBox! :)

Dig in! It’s time to unveil our March OliveBox! :)

Happy Monday! I hope you’re hungry, paper lover, because this month’s OliveBox is a visual feast of delicious design. Whether you have a penchant for pizza or a fondness for fresh fruit, these gifts and stationery are sure to satisfy … Continue reading

featured designer: Katie Hart of Odd Daughter Paper Co.

featured designer: Katie Hart of Odd Daughter Paper Co.

Great news for our NYC-based paper lovers: we’ve introduced a new promotion at our local Pink Olive shops. On the second Tuesday of every month from 4-6pm, you’ll get double punches on your Snail Mail Card with every greeting card … Continue reading

#paperlove - eats meet art

#paperlove – eats meet art

We may have been raised to refrain from playing with our food, but here at OliveBox, we believe it’s okay to break the rules every once in a while for the sake of art. This week’s edition of #paperlove is … Continue reading

Sail away with us! ⛵  It's time to unveil our February OliveBox! :)

Sail away with us! ⛵ It’s time to unveil our February OliveBox! :)

Happy Friday! After several long months of dreary winter weather, we’re ready to set sail for a sunny getaway. Our February OliveBox is all about outdoor adventures, whether on land or out at sea, in pursuit of easy-breezy inspiration and … Continue reading

#paperlove - galentine's day

#paperlove – galentine’s day

At OliveBox, we’re big proponents of spreading the love — especially when Valentine’s Day rolls around. If you ask us, Cupid’s celebrations shouldn’t be reserved for romance alone. There are all sorts of loving relationships that warrant commemoration with cards … Continue reading

#paperlove - empathy cards by emily mcdowell

#paperlove – empathy cards by emily mcdowell

Hey there! First things first: you may have noticed that our weekly #paperpicks column is getting a name change, now dubbed #paperlove. We believe deeply in the power of paper to spread love, and we wanted to reflect that mentality … Continue reading

Be Mine. It's time to unveil this month's OliveBox card box!

Be Mine. It’s time to unveil this month’s OliveBox card box!

Hey there! There’s a lot to love about Valentine’s Day festivities, from the red rose bouquets to the boxes of chocolates. But there’s no sweeter testament to true romance than a carefully chosen card with a heartfelt note. A good … Continue reading

#paperpicks - national hug day

#paperpicks – national hug day

At OliveBox, we’ll take any excuse to celebrate the little things, and there’s no holiday too small to commemorate with pretty paper products. Today is National Hug Day, so we chose four warm and fuzzy cards for this week’s edition … Continue reading

Celebrating YOU! It's time to unveil our January OliveBox! :)

Celebrating YOU! It’s time to unveil our January OliveBox! :)

Hi there! It’s a brand new year: prime time for a brand new you. The holidays are all about giving gifts to others, so January provides the perfect opportunity to shift the focus back towards celebrating your own amazing self. … Continue reading

#paperpicks - dream big

#paperpicks – dream big

At Pink Olive and OliveBox, we’ll take any opportunity to celebrate the little things, and there’s no holiday too small to recognize. Today, for example, is “Make Your Dreams Come True Day.” It’s a perfect excuse to toast to bold … Continue reading

#paperpicks - mini messages

#paperpicks – mini messages

Happy Friday! Normally, we stick with letterpress cards and other snail mail-style stationery when we want to write a note to someone special. But sometimes, a small, sweet sentiment demands a small, sweet sending method, and this “message in a … Continue reading

#paperpicks - connecting by snail mail

#paperpicks – connecting by snail mail

Happy New Year’s Eve, paper lovers! The start of a new year is all about connections. Some of us might be reconnecting with friends whom we haven’t seen since before the holiday madness, while others might be forming fresh partnerships … Continue reading

It's time for a fun giveaway!

It’s time for a fun giveaway!

We’re so excited to announce our latest special giveaway! This month’s surprise paper package comes to you from our friends at Printerette Press. This Minneapolis-based letterpress studio is one of the designers featured in our upcoming January OliveBox, and we … Continue reading

the gift that keeps on giving

the gift that keeps on giving

Christmas is a mere two merry days away, which means you’re hopefully wrapping up your hunt for perfect presents (and wrapping those perfect presents in shiny bows). But the giving doesn’t have to stop when the tinsel-topped festivities end. There’s … Continue reading

Last-minute holiday gift ideas + Giveaway!

Last-minute holiday gift ideas + Giveaway!

Happy Monday! Hanukkah is almost done and Christmas is just less than two weeks away, but we know that some of you are still searching for last-minute presents, whether for friends, family, or colleagues. Gift-giving just so happens to be … Continue reading