Behind Lady Pilot Letterpress is the one-woman force, Emily Wismer. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, Wismer juxtaposes classical illustrations with wicked lines for special occasions in her letterpress greetings, As she states on her website, her specialty is in the arena of ‘sarcastic and sweet letterpressed greeting cards’.
Decipher II and Tapestries are continuing series of collage works using baseball cards from my childhood collection. In a sense, the cards are unraveled and then assembled or crocheted into geometric shapes and patterns which isolate and highlight certain graphic elements from their former designs.
I collected baseball cards briefly as a kid, because that was just what you did. I didn’t enjoy it at all. Had I been the one to think of Baseball Card Vandals, my childhood might have been turned around.
One thing we can always trust Someecards to do is to make us laugh with their irreverent take on whatever’s making the world sit up and take notice. Prime example: Lance Armstrong’s confession on Oprah’s talk show. Check out the excellent multiple snide commentaries they have on the subject matter, regardless of what special occasion it all pertains to.
Here’s a card that really challenges your ability to personalise a message. Instead of writing it, doodle and draw your sentiments. Perfect for art and graffiti enthusiasts. Get it here .
The goofballs at My Paper Cuts enjoy coming up with cards for fictional and insignificant occasions. Regardless, these nameless affairs will mean something to someone. Warning: most of their spin-offs require a certain degree of self-involvement, and bloodstained paper may be testament to your hands-on approach. But don’t worry about spending money, these cards come […]