It’s always been hard for us to shop for sympathy cards. They’re either too generic or too syrupy. Few reflect what we’re really feeling for the people in our lives who have lost loved ones. So we decided to design our own.
Why are Stonehenge Designs cards so beautiful? Spoiler: We have an incredible printer. For the past six years, we’ve worked with Don Youngman, printing and packaging specialist at Precision Graphics of Oregon.
When my daughter and I visited Boston this summer on an ancestry-inspired trip to learn about the places where my great-great-grandparents (and those before them) lived, we also took in some of the city’s historical and artistic attractions.
Jacquie’s mother, Margie, was a watercolorist. So many of her portraits exist that the family can’t track them all. Growing up around paint and canvases, it makes sense that Jacquie would pick it up herself. And now, a few of her watercolors—from a painting trip in Europe several years back—are Stonehenge cards!
Our new card designs include two photographs, each featuring a single bloom. It’s our invitation to recognize the people in your lives and let them know you see them and are thinking of them.
The bonds between friends are special—and different from the ones we share with family members and colleagues. That’s why we create birthday cards specifically for the friends who feel like family.
We’re coming into a new era at Stonehenge Designs. After this past, extremely difficult year, we’ve had conversations about the sustainability of our business. What does it look like to sell greeting cards in 2021 and beyond?