Journal

  • Will you be my emergency contact?

    Will you be my emergency contact?

    When you’re dating, the question is a sign that you’ve made it to the “this-is-really-serious” category. When you’re friends, it’s a sign that you’re truly beloved or truly responsible. At Design With Heart, we think our “will you be my emergency contact?” card makes a flirty and charming Valentine’s Day card.

    Be mine?!

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  • Begin Again. And Again.

    My friend, life-coach and best-selling author, Sharon Pope wrote a compelling essay worth reading and pondering during these first days of the new year. We are so delighted she found her inspiration for these encouraging words from a Design With Heart greeting card. Wishing you a Happy 2020!
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    BEGIN AGAIN

    Maybe this year wasn’t what you had expected and didn’t exactly go as planned.

    Begin again.
    Maybe this past year brought you more heartbreak and pain that you thought was possible.

    Begin again.

    Maybe this year was amazing and filled with joyful surprises and beautiful adventures.

    You are also being called to begin again.

    The new year provides us the opportunity to reflect back on what has been, but more importantly it also provides us each the opportunity to look forward into what we want our lives to be and become.

    Each year…

    Each day within this new year…

    We will have the opportunity to begin again.

    To choose how we view the circumstances of our lives…

    To be intentional about how we’re showing-up in our most important relationships…

    To drop the conditions we’ve unconsciously placed upon our love and adoration.

    We have the opportunity to express our needs and preferences, while still allowing everyone else to do as they prefer.

    To take up space…

    To give ourselves permission to do what needs to be said or done.

    We have the opportunity to see through new eyes…

    To see people as they really are…

    And rather than trying to get them to be who we need or want them to be, we can see and accept them right there – just as they are.

    We have the opportunity to release the illusion of control.

    Realizing we cannot walk this journey for anyone else and walking our own path in this life…on any given day…is quite enough.

    We can choose to loosen the tight grasp we’ve clung to and hold our troubles a bit more lightly…seeing what wants to happen.

    We also have the ever-important and abiding opportunity to tell ourselves the truth.

    To call ourselves out on our own BS and to have our own backs…

    Knowing that it is the nature of life and human beings to evolve, and as such our relationships will also evolve… always drifting either closer together or further apart.

    With each new year

    And each new day within that new year

    We can all begin again.

    Doing a little better, growing a little more, reaching for more of what brings us most fully alive.

    Our best is truly yet to come.

    Wishing you many blessings in the coming year.

    Much love and light –
    Sharon
    www.sharonpopetruth.com

    We invite you to order Design With Heart products right from our website or visit one of the over 250 stores now carrying Design With Heart products.

    Retailers wishing to place a wholesale order may visit our website at www.DesignWithHeart.com

    Design With Heart is proudly a Better Business Bureau accredited company. We are equally as proud of our A+ rating.

  • Snowtime Snowmen

    Share the most wonderful time of the year with cherished friends and family. Design With Heart’s exclusive “Snowtime Snowmen” greeting cards are available as individual cards or as boxed card sets of 8.

    We invite you to order Design With Heart products right from our website or visit one of the over 250 stores now carrying Design With Heart products.

    Retailers wishing to place a wholesale order may visit our website at www.DesignWithHeart.com

    Design With Heart is proudly a Better Business Bureau accredited company. We are equally as proud of our A+ rating.

    * This card is a favorite of our intern, Eli.

     

  • Thanksgiving Greeting Cards by Design With Heart

    I love a blank greeting card. When I launched Design With Heart, I wanted to create a line of greeting cards that helped START a conversation between people, without trying to BE the conversation. We’ve tried hard to stick to this philosophy in all of our designs. Even our greeting cards that have prose written inside of them are judicious in their word choice.

    Still, in addition to heartfelt words, I often look for short poems, inspirational quotes or Bible verses to handwrite inside the greeting cards I send to close friends and family. The following short poem is resonating with me as the Thanksgiving season draws near:

    As Thanksgiving Day approaches,
    Our blessings we recall;
    The things we are most thankful for,
    We recollect them all.
    You are truly special,
    In all you say and do.
    You’ve made a difference in our lives;
    We’re thankful now for you.

    There’s no better time than Thanksgiving to tell the special people in your life how you feel, and Design With Heart cards are just the way to do it – straight from the heart!

    Here’s a link to the Design With Heart Thanksgiving Collection: Click here.

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  • Who are you THANKFUL for?

    As Autumn blusters by and the holidays draw nearer, Design with Heart would like to pose a few simple questions to remind folks to pause and take time to connect with loved ones:

    Think about who made your life extraordinary… Who surprised you? Who loved you? Who made life better?

    There’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to tell the special people in your life how you feel, and Design With Heart cards are just the way to do it!

    Here’s a link to the Design With Heart Thanksgiving Collection: Click here.

    We invite you to order Design With Heart products right from our website or visit one of the over 250 stores now carrying Design With Heart products.

    Retailers wishing to place a wholesale order may visit our website at www.DesignWithHeart.com

    Design With Heart is proudly a Better Business Bureau accredited company. We are equally as proud of our A+ rating.