We're Writing More Love Notes. Join Us.

It's long been a part of our mission to encourage the world to send more letters and notes, especially those filled with lots of love. That's why we're kicking off our Love Note Challenge, and asking you to spread love with us. 

From now until June 15, write a note to someone special in your life & encourage your little ones to do the same. It can be a mom, dad, brother, sister, friend, teacher, coach... you name it. As long as it's from the heart, you're on the right track. You can write it on a Breathless Paper card, but you don't have to. But if you win, you'll get so many fun Breathless Paper goodies ($300 worth)! 

Here's how you do it:

  • Take a photo of your note/letter

  • Share on Instagram, tag @BreathlessPaper

  • Hashtag #BreathlessPaper and #MoreLoveNotes

  • That's it!

You'll be entered to win, and your entry might be featured on the Breathless Instagram or here, on the blog. We truly couldn't be more excited to see what you all come up with, and we're excited for all the people who are going to get notes from you! 

Join us & follow along on Instagram. Now, get to writing those love notes! ♡


*A winner will drawn at random 6/15/18 and will win a $300 credit towards anything in the Breathless Paper Co. line. Must be in the continental USA.

Almost time to Celebrate Mom!

Mother's Day is about a month away, and that means it's time to get serious about getting those cards & gifts! No worries -- we've got you covered when it comes to cards & anything else paper goods. 

Our Mom's Day cards are some of our favorite. As a mom myself, my favorite part of the day is the handwritten note. That's why we leave our cards blank -- so you can speak from your heart and tell the ones you love how much you love them and why.

Below, check out some cards we think are perfect for Mother's Day. Pretty soon you'll be able to order each and every card individually to your door... stay tuned for that announcement soon on our Instagram (@breathlesspaper)!  


Looking Toward Summer

It seems crazy to even be saying the word "summer" (especially because we just got snow here in Nashville this week) but believe it or not, it's coming and it's coming quick.

We can't wait for porch weather and bare feet, and our little ones can't wait for school to be out so that they can run wild. 

You may not think of summertime as a "greeting card season" but we do. Partly because we believe in sending notes all year long, but also because of the end of school, graduations and yard parties. 

It's the perfect chance to tell a teacher "thanks so much" or a friend "YOU DID IT!!!" Not to mention, we end up using tons of cocktail napkins when it warms up... ;) 


Check out some of our favorite cards & goods for this season:

End of School & Graduation

These cards say "congrats" and "thank you" to those who deserve it: our grads and our teachers.

 

Summertime + Outdoor Gatherings

These cards & cocktail napkins are ideal for host(ess) gifts, "I'm thinking of you"s or for party decor.

Here's hoping it continues to get warmer! 

P.S. -- Not sure what cards you're feelin'? Try a grab bag or a card pack!


Card of the Month: March

How is it already March?! Time is absolutely flying this year. 

We're especially excited for this month, though, because we have a super exciting opportunity for you to shop and give back at the same time. 

March 22 is World Water Day, a day centered around raising awareness of and funds for those who don't have readily available access to clean water in America and worldwide. This issue is one that most of us don't often have to even consider -- we just go straight to the faucet. Without access to clean water, though, it's nearly impossible for many people to carry out their day-to-day lives in a healthy way, and lives are in danger.

Starting now, 15% of all retail sales and 10% of all wholesale sales in March will go to Charity:Water, an organization devoted to providing safe, clean drinking water to those in developing nations. We're so excited for this opportunity to give back, and we hope you'll join us. We'll be updating on our progress using this linkYou can also follow along on our Instagram

All that being said, our Card of the Month this month is all about the importance of giving.

This card from our Old Try collaboration collection is special because it communicates a simple message so beautifully. We think it totally captures what's so great about giving back. When we lend our time and support to organizations or people that need it (or just hold a door for a stranger, or buy a friend a coffee) we feel good, too, and we deepen our strength of character. This month, we're thinking a lot about this card and about lifting others.

Kindness + Card Making

As you probably already know -- or could guess -- I really value handwritten notes and letter writing as a whole. That's why our cards are blank on the inside. We want you to say what you mean and we want you to write it in your own words and your own handwriting. It's such a lost art! 

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That's why when I was given the chance to visit my oldest one, River's class and talk about writing cards and practicing thoughtfulness, I took it. 

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Not only is letter writing crucial, but we think it's even better when it's taught at a young age. In our home, we make writing notes common practice.

I loved getting to speak to a room of little ones about why writing notes is a kind and loving thing to do. It was the coolest thing to watch how excited they all got, and to watch them make their own cards. There's nothing like seeing a little one write their friend or parent a love note. As I always say, the world needs more love notes. 

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I'm going to be scanning in each child's card project and creating a copy for every parent in the hope that it'll become a special artifact and memory for years and years to come... and in the hopes that it won't be the last card they write! 

Encourage your little ones -- and yourself! -- to write more notes. You won't regret it.

XOXO,

Breathless Paper Co.

February: Card of the Month & Valentine's Day

For us, Valentine's Day isn't just about celebrating significant others, it's about showing love to all! We feel the same way about our cards. We want them to spread all kinds of love and joy, especially when it comes to holidays like this one. We kept that in mind as we chose our card of the month.

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This card from our Fresh Breath collection is vibrant, simple and sweet. Honestly, what more can you ask for when it comes to Valentine's Day? "You Are My Person"  means so much. It applies to boyfriends, girlfriends, wives, husbands, best friends... the list goes on. It's a powerful sentiment: You've found your person! The one who you can share everything with (even the silly or bad stuff) and the one who you feel completely understood with. We think this card is totally worth giving, for Valentine's and for always. 

When it comes to Valentine's Day in our household, we've made it a tradition to take our kids out on a "family date night." We let them pick the place, and they love it. Last year was our first year carrying out the tradition in Nashville, and they chose Taqueria Del Sol (y-u-m!) It's looking like that might be their choice this year too... but they said they'll "let us know" ;) We love family time around here, and Valentine's is no exception. 

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Our little ones ready for date night last year.

 What Valentine's looks like at our house. We love hand-written notes ;)

What Valentine's looks like at our house. We love hand-written notes ;)


P.S. Don't forget to take part in our#BeBreathless campaign now through the end of February, 2018! We want you to show us where and to who our cards travel to! Snap pics of one (or more!) of our cards out in the world and post onInstagram. Hashtag #BeBreathless, tag @BreathlessPaper, and be entered to win $500 worth of cards to gift to your loved ones or keep for yourself. Winner announced after close of contest.

We've Got Good Things Comin'!

A new year means new products, and we couldn't be more excited to tell you what we've got coming down the line. 

While we can't tell you everything quite yet, we're excited to give you some teasers ;) 

We've added:

NEW Old Try collaboration cards to the mix! A few of them really speak to the heart, which we love...

A Light Pink shade of our Deep Breath collection...

NEW Deep Breath Two cards like "Live Your Best Life" -- a saying I adopted in high school and haven't abandoned since...

A few NEW Breath of Inspiration cards. We love growing this line, because it gives back.

We'll have lots of fun images + sales coming soon for you guys to take advantage of our new offerings. 

This year, we really want to emphasize our mission and our humble beginnings. 

In 2017 we celebrated 10 years of doing this, and that reminded us of how lucky we are and how much of a Labor of Love this is. We'll never stop doing this with love and laughter. The past few years have really solidified the direction we want to take our little business in. It's all about loving one another and being kind. We want to promote only positivity and open-mindedness. Love is loudest and humility and kindness are essential. 

As we leap into 2018, our hope is that more people send handwritten notes, love one another, and live their lives with open hearts.

Keep your eyes peeled for more from us, and don't forget to send a card to someone you love. 

XOXO,

Breathless Paper Co.


P.S. Don't forget to take part in our #BeBreathless campaign now through the end of February, 2018! We want you to show us where and to who our cards travel to! Snap pics of one (or more!) of our cards out in the world and post on Instagram. Hashtag #BeBreathless, tag @BreathlessPaper, and be entered to win $500 worth of cards to gift to your loved ones or keep for yourself. Winner announced after close of contest.

 

Card of the Month: January

A new year means new goals and new starts. As we put 2017 behind us and think about how we've grown and what we've learned in the past year, we've picked a "Card of the Month" that we think expresses simply what it means to move forward and look confidently toward the future. 

This card is from our Deep Breath 2 collection -- one of our newest batches of cards. The words, "Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day" are so real and important to us and applicable to everyone as they reflect on their year and try to better the next one. 

We love the modern design elements in this one, and we think it's a fitting card to send to so many of the people in your life this New Year and "just because." 

Thanks for stopping by and checking out this month's #CardoftheMonth! Don't forget to flaunt your Breathless Paper cards... our #BeBreathless contest is still going:

Take part in our #BeBreathless campaign now through the end of February, 2018! We want you to show us where and to who our cards travel! Snap pics of one (or more!) of our cards out in the world and post on Instagram. Hashtag #BeBreathless, tag @BreathlessPaper, and be entered to win $500 worth of cards to gift to your loved ones or keep for yourself. Winner announced after close of contest.

 

 

 

 

A Breathless Paper Christmas ♥

This Christmas, our family is venturing back to Atlanta to spend time with extended family. 

Back in Nashville, though, our tree is all decorated with ornaments picked out by our little ones -- mostly from our family shop, Urban Cottage in Atlanta. 

I am so excited to tackle Christmas Eve dinner this year for not only my little family, but for my parents, sister and her new husband. I'll be whipping up apps, dinner and cocktails. Of course, Scout and River will be helping too. They're especially looking forward to being on cookie decorating duty. 

Music is a huge thing for us, and so we'll definitely be jamming out to Christmas tunes allllll weekend and while we cook and open presents. Not gonna lie... it's pretty cute watching them dance and sing to all the classics. 

We'll be continuing some traditions from my own childhood, like exchanging gifts on Christmas Eve after dinner, and opening Santa gifts on Christmas morning. 

While we love giving gifts, we try to keep it minimal. We want the togetherness to be the focus, not the receiving of gifts. 

This year we focused our time, energy, and funds toward donating to two families to allow them to have a Christmas. 

We hope you & yours have the most beautiful, warm, peaceful & giving holiday this year. And if you're giving a Breathless Paper Co. card, we'd love to see what you're giving! Remember to tag #BeBreathless ;)

Still need a card or two? Order on our retail site! Right now, get 15% orders of $20 or more. Because we love you guys.

XOXO,

Breathless Paper Co.


P.S. Don't forget to take part in our #BeBreathless campaign now through the end of February, 2018! We want you to show us where and to who our cards travel to! Snap pics of one (or more!) of our cards out in the world and post on Instagram. Hashtag #BeBreathless, tag @BreathlessPaper, and be entered to win $500 worth of cards to gift to your loved ones or keep for yourself. Winner announced after close of contest.

Card of the Month: December

December is all about holiday holiday holiday, and the holidays are all about friends and family. We love our holiday collection and we especially love sharing it with you. 

We chose one of our holiday favorites as our "Card of the Month" this month. 

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This card is from our Deep Breath collection and it's simple and to the point. And super cute. This is the card that works for your funny family members and closest friends. Fill it with your note about why they're special to you, a funny memory, an old photo... the possibilities are endless. Just remember to give this year and to remind your loved ones that they're loved. We hope our cards can help you do that. 

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P.S. Don't forget to take part in our #BeBreathless campaign now through the end of February, 2018! We want you to show us where and to who our cards travel to! Snap pics of one (or more!) of our cards out in the world and post on Instagram. Hashtag #BeBreathless, tag @BreathlessPaper, and be entered to win $500 worth of cards to gift to your loved ones or keep for yourself. Winner announced after close of contest.