Sunday, September 12, 2010

what we've been up to...

it's been a little while since we last blogged, but we wanted to update you on some things we've been up to recently. take a look : )

crystal started her new poppy line on papersilkmade

i made a library wedding invitation sample! so cute.

the map from julie's super cute, super customized wedding invitation suite : )

a quick pic of a veil that crystal's been working on

so fun : ) more to come!

Wednesday, August 11, 2010


congratulations to nicole-lynn, who is the winner of our giveaway! there were a small number of entries, and so when i random number generated, she was the lucky winner : )

we've contacted you via email, so please check it. thanks to all who came by the blog and/or entered the giveaway! we look forward to another great year of paper & silk : )

- grace & crystal

Monday, August 2, 2010


hello! it's a special occasion this week. well, we might have missed the actual date, but nonetheless we are celebrating ONE whole year of paper & silk!

for our birthday, we aren't getting any presents, but we'll be giving the presents instead : )
you heard right, it's a giveaway in honor of our birthday! details below -- please read them all carefully in order to be eligible!


1. leave us a comment here with your favorite paper & silk item from the past year. it can be any item, even if it's not listed anymore! paper & silk press items are included in this as well! please also visit if you haven't already! it's our newest addition to the paper & silk family : )

2. 1 entry per person only please! underneath your favorite item, leave your first name and email address and etsy shop, if you have one.

3. we will take submissions until 9am central time on SUNDAY AUGUST 8th. any submissions after that will not be accepted. we will post the winners and contact you personally soon after that.

4. we will generate two random numbers, so there will be TWO winners. each winner will receive...

good luck to all! we look forward to reading your entries : )

much love,
crystal & grace

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

hello, papersilkpress!

remember we said to watch out for some new things happening? well, one of them arrived today. : )

say hello to our newest addition to the paper&silk family, papersilkpress!
below are a few of the things you'll find there...head on over to see for yourself!

more items will be added on soon! thanks for your support of paper&silk!

Monday, July 5, 2010

hello from the cocoon!

yes, we've been away for a bit, taking a nap in our cocoon and ready to come out better : )

keep your eyes on the horizon for some big changes happening with us in the next month or two! we look forward to seeing you soon, and thanks for keeping up with us!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

reorganization is good!

hope you're all having a wonderful tuesday evening : )

just wanted to make a quick update about our shop -- we've reorganized it into "collections", so now you can browse by theme. we also have a few new items up, so go check those out if you haven't already!

and one last quick congratulations to the winners of our giveaway via Ave's blog! thanks to all who showed love for us and our shop..we really appreciate it! : )

* grace

Sunday, January 31, 2010

rainbow in a cup!

i came across this picture on a blog a while ago and i just wanted to share because it's sooo cute. and i love to crochet also, so i think i'll try to make some of these for decoration. haha, and in a pretty martini glass!!

picture from

this is such a great DIY project for when you have those small amounts of yarn leftover from your other projects. i never know what to do with them, but now i can make these cute crochet balls! i think if you click on the caption link, there are instructions on that blog.

* grace

Friday, January 29, 2010

here's your chance to WIN!

have you heard? have you heard? : )

so exciting!! we're featured on Ave's wonderful blog, and we're offering three of her readers our dainty floral ribbon headbands all for FREE.

head on over for your chance to win!
happy friday!

Saturday, January 16, 2010


look look look!
we were featured on the front page of etsy for a little bit!
our red 'be mine' ruffles headband is perfect for valentine's day : )

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

chugging along & a surprise!

with wedding season coming up, crystal and i have been looking throughout etsy for custom requests to do, and still creating and crafting, surrounded by fabric, paper, ribbons, you name it. wouldn't we love it if we could do this all day, every day.. : )

stay tuned within the next few weeks for a surprise that we'll be revealing! we can't tell what it is would it be a surprise then? all we can say is that there's even more paper&silk love to come!

and one last bit: we're currently featured in a treasury on etsy! take a look for yourself here -- click here to take a look!. these treasuries don't last forever, so go browse around while you can!

happy tuesday!
* grace

Monday, January 4, 2010

FREE sweet flower mini thank you cards

to celebrate the new year, here's a little gift for you, from us with love!

this PDF features 3 mini thank you cards, which measure 4" x 3". feel free to print and use and spread cheer to the recipients! PLEASE do not reproduce for resale, to keep this resource free for everyone.

click here to get yours!

* grace