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Customer Appreciation Sale

We hope you got our “Thank You” in your mailboxes or inboxes this week.  We wanted to say thank you for being such amazing and loyal customers.  We know you have a lot of options for stationery, invitations and gifts but it feels so good when you shop local and come into our store.

Because of customers like you, we are offering a sale on select items throughout the store.  We will have items discounted at 50% off and some as much as 75% percent off.  Items range from Seasonal inventory, stationery, coffee table books, organizers, etc… We even have our infamous “Stuff a Sack” bin that’s full of scrap paper, envelopes and other do-it-yourselfers delights! It’s worth stopping by the store this week and you can even get a head start on the holidays.  After all it is Christmas in July!

The week last July 27th through July 31st. But come early so you don’t miss out on on what’s for sale and to see some of the new inventory that’s come in for fall!

THANK YOU

A Kyle Fine Stationery Event

Kyle Fine Stationery is thrilled to welcome local author, Dr. Ford Simpson, on Wednesday, June 3rd from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Dr. Ford Simpson will be signing copies of his second suspense novel in a triology-Cutting Ties.

There is no cost and you do not need to make reservations.  However, limited copies of the books will be available for purchase on a first-come first-serve basis. There will be opportunity to pre-order autographed copies in time for Father's Day!

Spread the News! And stop by for light refreshments and a chance to meet Dr. Ford Simpson. 


Wedding Wednesday: Real Wedding Feature

We are so honored that one of our vendors, William Arthur, wanted to feature a Kyle Fine Stationery bride and her invitation suite! You can read the whole story on William Arthur's blog and see photos of the suite and cute couple, Phillips Thomas & Chad Hornbuckle. Cheers to our happy couple and their upcoming nuptials!

 

 

We wish every bride could have their own blog post. In fact, we would love to feature any of our Kyle Fine Stationery brides past and present.  If you would like to be featured on our blog please contact us

Gifts as Unique as Your Mom!

Did you know that Mother’s Day has been nationally recognized as holiday since 1914?  And at Kyle Fine Stationery we want to make sure the Mom in your life IS recognized!  This year try to thank your Mother for some of the specific ways she touched your life over the years.  Go out of your way to find a unique gift but don’t go out of your way to shop for it! Come to Kyle Fine Stationery.  Here are a few ideas to help you get started!

Have you thanked your Mom for making the house you grew up in feel like a home?  A wonderful way to thank her would be with a copy of  A Well-Kept Home, a clean smelling diffuser or luxurious soaps. We also offer Turkish T towels, home décor and candles!

Maybe when you think about your Mother, you remember her always in the kitchen.  Give her a gift to make the ordinary everyday moments in the kitchen extraordinary.  Some examples would be a new cookbook (we have several to choose from) that also doubles as a beautiful coffee table book, or transfer over some of your family recipes onto matching recipe cards and present them to her, what about a beautiful marble cheese board or new pretty dish towels!

Whatever you decide, don’t delay!  Mother’s day is Sunday, May 10th.  Don’t forget the card!

Book Review: The Perfectly Imperfect Home

Fresh New Items!

The month of February means new merchandise at Kyle Fine Stationery! The owner of our little paper store ventured her way to market and chose some beautiful items for the floor. If you are not familiar with our store, or have not had a chance to come in for a visit, we strive that every item goes along with our theme, “social grace”. We love this theme so much, we even made it into a hashtag (refer to our Instagram page).

Social Grace

Choosing our merchandise carefully helps us educate and assist our customers into living with social grace. Encouraging a handwritten letter to a friend for no reason, paper placemats that add a little fun to your dinner table, French soaps, and meaningful gift ideas help us remind our customer to slow down from their busy lifestyle and think about the others around them. Whether it's giving a gift, writing an encouraging word or making them feel comfortable in your home while they visit, we are here.

Book Review

This is one of the reasons we have fallen in love with our most recent book, “The Perfectly Imperfect Home” by Deborah Needleman. You may have heard of her before, since she is the founding editor of Domino Magazine. Domino, being a breath of fresh air in the magazine realm, we would expect nothing less from her book.

Needleman offers this adorable book with helpful hints to make your home less stiff, for those who think every item in their home should be perfect and your home have a little more structure, for those of us who have no direction! Her tagline, “How to decorate and live well”, offers a huge relief to those of us who are working with an eclectic gathering of grandmother’s furniture and items we have repainted dozens of times to fit the current needs of a room.

Every Room Needs Personality

“The key is to invite your personality in.” (p.135) As she talks through the different rooms in your home, she encourages you to bring in your own style, your life. Personally, I love her idea of bringing in mementos from trips, like postcards to use as art while you are saving up or waiting to find that perfect piece of art. Needleman encourages color as well, even when you are going for an all white theme. Color, personality and memories that you hold dear will not only allow you to feel comfortable in your own home, but also your guests. Today, in 2015, we are no longer sitting in drawing rooms with the most precise posture holding a cup of tea in our hands as we talk about the recent love interests of Mr. Darcy. Even though our conversations may be the same, and our tea may be sweet now, make your home to where a guest, whether it be your best friend or a recent acquaintance feels like they could stay all day just chatting away with you escaping the toils of life.

Pesky Items

Again, I love Needleman’s advice of practicality. She brings up the issue that in our homes we use items like remotes, tissues, hairpins, paper clips, etc. often. For example, I like to keep pens, notepads and journals near my reading chair and bed. Just in case I have a brilliant idea, or just remember to call Sally to schedule my next hair appointment. She suggests that with the help of a tray, everyday eclectic items can become a design element. Also, by adding a vase of flowers to a tray, you will help make it a complete piece. 

Needleman’s Advice

Deborah offers wonderful tips in her book next to the adorable illustrations that say what to spend on and what to save on. For example, ottoman are for your feet, so don’t worry about investing your leather couch money into it, that’s a good item to buy on sale or online. 

I believe her ten-year-old son summed up her book very nicely as he stated, “This book is just about moving stuff around in your house so it looks better.” And he is right on the dot about that! This is a wonderful investment to have in making your home aesthetically pleasing by not spending any money. But you may want to after seeing the darling illustrations included in her book!

So join us at the store to buy a copy of Needleman’s book! We would love to see you.

~K