The collection of 36 handwritten messages are full of ‘wild romance, candid emotion, creative abandon and happy wanderers’ (we poached that line from her website – it sounds so dreamy, we just had to!). Whimsical watercolours from Italy of apricot, olive, strawberry and periwinkle have been used to paint the cards that are each presented with a pattern-lined envelope in coordinating hues. There are gift tags available too, tied with natural jute string.
Emma Kate Codrington is a passionate freelance designer based in South Australia with a love for polka dots and anything French. Her inspiration comes from the thrill of her adventures while living abroad. “Basing myself in Montpellier in the South of France for six months and travelling through Europe, I freelanced for my lovely clients from the cobbled streets of Stockholm, cafés in Florence and underneath the Eiffel Tower.” We’re not jealous much at all. Emma sent packages and love letters to friends and family back home, so to capture all of the emotion she developed her messages into a product line – and that’s where Emma Kate Paperie was born.
A confessed tree hugger, Emma uses uncoated and environmentally responsible paper for all of her print work: “The texture and tactility of Conqueror Laid attracted me first and when I heard the stock was made carbon neutral, my mind was made up!” The greeting cards and gift tags are printed digitally on an HP Indigo 5000 on Conqueror Laid Digital Brilliant White 300gsm and 120gsm for the envelopes.
This beautiful and unique collection is available online, so if you’re curious to see more, visit Emma Kate Creative’s website.