Category: holidays

Summer Sale on now!

Summer Sale on now!

We’re having a Summer Sale! Save 20% on all goods in the shop, including an extra 20% on sale items. Shop now at kateandbirdie.com until July 4th and use the code “SUMMER20” at check out. Have a happy holiday weekend!…

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Easter Brunch Coconut Cupcakes (gluten-free)

Easter Brunch Coconut Cupcakes (gluten-free)

Easter is one of our favorite holidays and is perfectly suited for a weekend brunch with the family. Sophie and I have been busy preparing a fitting dessert – almond cupcakes topped with a coconut buttercream nest and little chocolate…

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Heart-Shaped Jelly Sandwiches.

Heart-Shaped Jelly Sandwiches.

Valentine’s Day has become much more of a holiday for the kiddies since having our daughter. I love the sweet little valentines for classmates, homemade “mailboxes” and surprise lunch box treats. I’m a big fan of little traditions too –…

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Ps. We Love You

Ps. We Love You

Thank you for all of the love you show us each week, here on the blog, and on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. We appreciate each and every one of you. Happy Heart Day to you and yours!  – From all of…

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Love Sweet Love

Love Sweet Love

Sweeten up loved ones with Kate & Birdie’s Love collection. The shop is chock full of colourful Valentines for your sweetheart, each one baring K&B’s whimsically hand-illustrated style. Simply seal with a kiss and drop in the mail. That’s all…

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Be My Valentine

Be My Valentine

Valentine’s Day is less than a month away and it’s time to pick out pretty cards for those you hold dear and near. Lucky for you, all of our newest Valentine’s Cards are available online in the shop! A selection of…

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Make It…Chalkboard Paint Valentines

Make It…Chalkboard Paint Valentines

Gloria and Steve’s daughter, Sophie, made these darling Bunny Valentines for her classmates last year. Sophie brushed chalkboard paint onto cardstock in the shape of her favourite animal – bunnies, of course – for a simple and fun way to…

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Colour Palette…Peach & Caramel

Colour Palette…Peach & Caramel

Wish away unwanted winter blues with a colour combination that will warm the senses, like peach, caramel and creamy white. We put this palette to use by lining a white platter and pedestal with our Peach Berries wrap. Piled high with…

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Holiday Card Gift Topper

Holiday Card Gift Topper

Lend a nostalgic note to the present pile this holiday season by topping wrapped boxes with the fronts of old cards from Christmas’ past. Recipients will smile at the sight of this quirky embellishment and you’ll enjoy the holiday memories…

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Personalized Season’s Greetings

Personalized Season’s Greetings

Friends and family will squeal with delight over holiday cards enclosed in lined envelopes. Following the tutorial we shared here, we created this holiday version, which combines our Grey Pine Cones card and envelope with our Charcoal Pine Cones wrap. The tone-on-tone palette ensures…

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Make It…Origami Garland

Make It…Origami Garland

We were enchanted by an origami garland, featured on Discover Paper a while back, made from strips of patterned scrapbooking paper. We immediately envisioned the star-studded garland in a holiday setting and opted to put a fresh and festive spin on the…

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Tree Gift Tag Toppers

Tree Gift Tag Toppers

We put a wintery spin on the thanksgiving gift tag toppers that we created earlier this fall by replacing the leaf design with a couple of abstract evergreen tree silhouettes. Our Charcoal Pine Cones wrap suits these nature-inspired tags to a…

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Make It…Hostess Goodies

Make It…Hostess Goodies

We teamed up with local design and lifestyle magazine, Covet, for their Holiday 2012 issue. You can browse a digital copy of their magazine here; and, be sure to look for us on Page 25 & 26, where we share 5 festive tips for repurposing…

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Envelope Advent Calendar

Envelope Advent Calendar

Gloria created this homemade advent calendar with her daughter Sophie over the weekend. Inspired by a tutorial from MarthaStewart.com that she discovered on Pinterest, Gloria arranged twenty-five of Kate & Birdie’s signature brown paper bag envelopes into an evergreen tree shape on…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our American Friends! Wishing you a safe and wonderful long weekend spent with those dearest to you.  – From all of us at Kate & Birdie Paper Co.

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Kate & Birdie Holiday for Tiny Prints

Kate & Birdie Holiday for Tiny Prints

We’re thrilled to bring Kate & Birdie’s signature style to our newest holiday collection for online stationery retailer, Tiny Prints. Their website makes it simple to create personalized holiday greetings with photo cards, or round up friends and family for seasonal celebrations with holiday party…

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Shop Holiday Goods

Shop Holiday Goods

Kate & Birdie’s newest holiday goods are now available to purchase through our online shop. Find the perfect card to bid season’s greetings to loved ones and the prettiest wrapping papers to tuck under the tree here and here. To stay…

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We Love…Discover Paper’s Holiday Guide

We Love…Discover Paper’s Holiday Guide

We couldn’t resist sharing the latest project from Donaville over at the Discover Paper blog. She has just released the Discover Paper 2012 Holiday Guide – an online publication featuring a gorgeous assortment of paper goods for the holiday season. Donaville…

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Holiday Goods At Chapters & Indigo Stores

Holiday Goods At Chapters & Indigo Stores

It may feel as though fall’s only just begun, but a few of our winter holiday boxed note sets have already made their way onto the shelves of Chapters and Indigo stores nationwide. This presents the perfect opportunity to plan…

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Make It…Gift Tags

Make It…Gift Tags

Repurpose wrapping paper remnants with this simple and stylish project, which turns leftover wrap into lovely little gift tags. We used a printable leaf template from Martha Stewart and a piece of our Dahlia wrap to create an organic and autumnal looking…

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For Dad

For Dad

Father’s Day weekend is fast approaching. If you’re looking for last minute ideas to put the finishing touch on your gift for Dad, try wrapping it up with Kate & Birdie’s whimsical pirate ship wrap. Simple twine and a woodsy note…

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We Love…Bunnies

We Love…Bunnies

It’s no secret that we love bunnies. Our fondness for these furry creatures comes from the little lop-eared bunny belonging to Gloria and Steve. They’ve inspired Gloria many times over the years and the resulting designs – like our baby cards…

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