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Tools I Use To Make Products For My Stationery Shop

May 26, 2018

My set up in 2016

I thought I’d share the tools I personally use to create a product from start to finish (specifically greeting cards and paper products)! From when I first start sketching out rough ideas to more final drawings, to bringing it onto my computer, and ultimately into a tangible product. This doesn’t dive into how I edit my drawings after they are scanned in, more specifically the tools (hardware, software, pencils and pens, and production supplies like paper cutters) I use on a daily basis!

Full list and break down after the jump!

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Shipping for Beginners: How I Ship Greeting Cards & Paper Products with the USPS

Photo by Ethan Hoover on Unsplash

When I first started my Etsy shop I was always super confused about shipping, so I thought I’d talk a bit on my experience shipping specifically greeting cards and paper products (stickers, prints, or essentially can be applied to all flat, lightweight items) for beginners or anyone else who’s interested!

Here’s a quick recap of what I’ll be talking about:

  1. Shipping First Class Letter vs. First Class Package, what’s the difference? I break down my thoughts (the pros and cons) on using both.
  2. I’ve included links to all the products I use throughout my entire shipping process and ways I saved on costs when starting out.

Shipping Methods & Tools I Use after the jump!

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