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Paperwink and a New Home

There has been something I've been wanting to do ever since the day Jon and I got married.  I'm sure it's a silly thing to most, but for me, it meant home.

I'm happy to announce that I finally ordered a custom address stamp for our new home!  Yes, I said it.  We bought our first home a few weeks ago, and for the first time in over 2.5 years, we won't be moving any time soon!

Our new home is right around the corner (literally less than half a mile) from the house we were renting.  We knew we loved the neighborhood, but weren't planning on buying anything until next year.  However, when I saw this one on the Trulia listings that I so often stalk, I couldn't resist checking it out.  Jon ended up being just as smitten, so we threw caution our plans to the wind and decided to make it ours.  We were blessed to have a fairly smooth closing process and made it into the new house just days before Jon was set to leave again.  Talk about perfect timing.

I'll be doing many posts in the future on our new baby and all of the changes I'd like to do to her to make her our own, but for now, let's talk address stamps.  Yes, address stamps.  I've dreamed of our very own address stamp for our very own house for some time now--this is our fourth house to live in since we've been married and the first to actually belong to us.  So as you might expect, one of the first things I purchased after we moved in was a custom return address stamp. :)

I looked at a lot of different options (including the plethera of them on Etsy), but one site in particular sold me--Paperwink.  Have you heard of them?  They don't just do address stamps.  They have invitations, stationery, calling cards...really everything you can think of in relation to the stationery world.  They have lots of great products, but I was on a mission for a stamp.

The design I chose is called the Jubilee, and it is just what I was hoping to find--a classic design with a twist.

I love it!  I've already put it to work on our Christmas cards and get a little smile on my face every time I stamp a new envelope.  It's the little things.



Anyway, I wanted to share my new find with you guys in case Paperwink was new to you as well.  As you can see, they have a lot of great stamp designs and range anywhere from $18-$30.  Not too shabby for a custom treat.  Wouldn't they make a great housewarming present or stocking stuffer?  I do believe so!

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