• Diane Falvey

Something Extra

From fuzzy flocking to trinkets, pop-ups and stitched photos, greeting card and gift embellishments can bring smiles and add to end-of-day receipts.

Giving a gift? Dress it up with ribbon and gift tag right on the package. These gift tags say it all and easily tie onto packages. Set of 3 tags, $6.50. Colorbox Letterpress & Design. 972.743.8455. colorboxletterpress.com

Giving a gift
Turn that greeting

Turn that greeting card into a gift with Paper Pop Cards technology. Whatever “pops” up can be removed as a keepsake ornament or decoration. A patented tab system allows the pop-up to stand alone or fold flat for storage. Paper Pop Cards. 347.815.4660. paperpopcards.com

Fun patterns, decorative stitching and bright colors bring new life to vintage photos in this line of handcrafted greeting cards. 6¼”x4½. $6. Ettatorials. 516.650.9256. etsy.com/shop/ettatorials

Fun patterns
Flocked birthday

Flocked birthday cards are warm and fuzzy to the touch. Designed for girls and boys. Printed on FSC paper. Peaceable Kingdom. 877.444.5195. peaceablekingdom.com

Butterfly Kisses notecards add a little extra flutter to these illustrated notecards. Made from recycled paper. 10 A2 size notecards with envelopes in a boxed set. $18. Mixt Studio. 310.698.3653. mixtstudio.com

Butterfly Kisses
Celebrate with a bang

Celebrate with a bang with this surprise popper. Pull the end of the cracker card for a resounding pop and a release of prizes. Includes gold metallic envelope. 8½”x3¼”. $7.99. Tops Malibu. 808.828.0071. topsmalibu.com

Trinky Things combines gift, greeting card and box all in one convenient package. Bangles come in gold-or silver-plate over alloy with enamel-detailed charms and crystals. Includes a matching notecard and patent-pending magnetic close keepsake gift box. $22.95. Trinky Things. 718.468.1518. trinkythings.com

Trinky Things


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