5 Things To Add To Your Grown Up School Supply List

Great School Supplies for Grown Ups by Expressionery
You’ve spent all summer counting down the days until the first day of school. And now that the kids are back, it’s time to sit down, relax and glide into a new routine for the family. There’s bound to be a pile of laundry and a never ending grocery list to check, but before you do why not treat yourself to some new supplies to help brighten up the workspace. It’s hard not to get a little jealous when you see all your kids new notebooks, pens & other goodies- you deserve a few little things too! After all, organization is the key to a happy house.

We’ve recently launched a handful of fun new office products that are bright, colorful and functional. From spiral bound notebooks, to personalized stamps we’ve got you covered for the upcoming back-to-the-grind.

New Expressionery Products To Add To Your Grown Up School Supply list

1. Sassy Stamp
Add some flair to daily notes and memos with a sassy stamp. Customize your own funny phrase, add your name and pretty soon people will know you mean business.

2. Pretty Personalized iPhone Case
IPhone6 users Exoressionery has you covered! (Pun intended) With our selection of colorful iPhone cases you can personalize with a name, phrase, monogram or photo, you’ll be the coolest mom on the block. Choose from a range of patterns and colors, or upload a photo and make it truly unique and special to you.

3. Motivational Mug
Monday morning coffee never looked so good. Whether coffee or tea is your go-to beverage of choice, jump start your morning with a little bit of motivation in a mug to help get you through the week ahead.

4. Spiral Bound Notebooks
To do lists are never fun, but at least they can look pretty in one our new spiral bound notebooks. All notebooks come with 80 lined pages in a 5″X 8” design. It’s a great size for jotting down reminders, quick lists, notes and more. Grab a few for around the house and for the car. You never know when you’ll need to pen a note or two!

5. Desk Calendars & Matching Notepads
Juggling work schedules, after school activities, shopping lists and anything else that creeps up on your list can be a bit overwhelming. With the Dotted To-Do List Notepads you can easily map out your week and note any important reminders. Stay beautifully organized in a snap! Grab the coordinating small notepads for your purse to jot things down on-the-go.

Now go ahead, indulge and grab yourself some grown up school supplies the fall!

And if you’re feeling lucky, as an added bonus we’re doing a $250 Visa Gift Card Giveaway! Check out how to enter below.

Expressionery: Grown Up School Supplies

Summer Studio Sale Starts Soon!


The Summer Studio Sale at Expressionery.com Let’s be honest, we know you’ve been eye-balling some cute self-inking stamps and personalized notepads for yourself over the last few months.

Well, you are in luck!

Starting June 1st many of your favorite Expressionery.com products will be on sale. Save up to 50% off regular priced stationery, stamps, address labels and more during our Summer Studio Sale. It only happens once a year so mark your calendar now and check back soon to grab stationery sale items before they’re gone! Go ahead, we give you permission to splurge.

Make Way For Fresh Stationery Designs

We’re clearing out popular inventory to make room for some fabulous new fall designs and can’t wait to share them in September. In the meantime check out our Summer Studio section to see discounts on:
  • stationery
  • thank you notes
  • address labels
  • self-inking stamps
  • folded notes
  • notepads
  • address labels invitations and more!
Don’t forget to check our Instagram page and here on the blog for some great DIY projects, summer party inspiration and handmade gift ideas for your and your family all summer long.

Is that the sound of sleigh bells in the distance?

Everyone in the studio has been passing around the October issue of Martha Stewart Living featuring our new Holiday Card Collection!

Our newest ad in Martha Stewart Living

Even though winter weather may have not seized the nation, it’s time to start getting your holiday list together and planning your family photo. To help get you in the spirit, take a peek at our new Holiday Card collection at Expressionery. It’s full of boutique designs that are a beautiful way to welcome in the Holidays.

Etiqutte Tips For Sending Holiday Cards


Holiday Card Etiquette The holiday season is upon us and it is time to think about preparing and sending out holiday cards. Most families have their own customs as to sending out holiday cards. It seems like a simple task but there are some particular rules to follow when mailing holiday cards. Here are some etiquette tips for sending holiday cards.

Decide on what cards will be sent to which families. Some people like to send generic cards like “Happy Holidays” to everyone on their list. Others like to customize their cards with a note added on the inside of the card. Be sure that you only send cards to people who celebrate Christmas.

In order for cards to be received by mid-December mail them shortly after Thanksgiving. Remember that the post office is busy this time of year and you do not want the cards delivered after Christmas.

Include your return address making it easy for the recipient to know who has sent the card. This insures they have your correct address for mailing out their cards.

Do not send out e-cards instead of traditional holiday cards. Cards should be an act of kindness with a personal touch like a note. Holiday cards are sent as an act of appreciation and friendliness. The idea is to send a gift of blessings and cheer in this joyous time of year.

Business colleague cards should be sent to their office unless you socialize with them. Keep the cards professional with a signed note. It is considered unacceptable to send holiday cards to the homes of business colleagues.

Holiday cards should be sent to the homes of your co-workers which add a personal touch. Holiday cards are a tradition that demands the recipient receive your greetings and good cheer at their door. Take the time to mail these cards.

These are a few etiquette tips for sending your holiday cards this year. Decide who you will be mailing cards to this year, make a list and remember to mail early so they will be received by mid-December.

Valentine’s Day

Roses are red
Violets are blue
She’s expecting a gift
But a love note will do

Finding the perfect gift for your Valentine can be tricky. Flowers are beautiful, but their splendor wilts. Chocolates taste amazing, but their enjoyment melts. Jewelry is impressive, but doesn’t embrace your budget. What easy, affordable gift can you give on Valentine’s Day that leaves a lasting impression?

Love Notes for Valentines Day


Sharing your love with written words is a meaningful gift that any Valentine will adore. Whether you write poetic love letters or simple, honest words, communicating your feelings of love and admiration for your Valentine is a gift that lasts a lifetime. Grab a notecard and let the words flow. Having trouble putting your emotions into words? Try song lyrics (Frank Sinatra), a romantic quote from a movie or play (Romeo and Juliet), or look to the poetic experts for inspiration (Keats). Communicate your love in this timeless way and it’s sure to make your special someone swoon.

What’s your favorite gift to give or receive on Valentine’s Day?