Who doesn’t get a rush when they find a handwritten card in the mail? Just knowing that someone took the time to put pen to paper feels warm and authentic and sometimes even a little emotional. Whether your preferred method is on a modern notecard or heavy stock paper embossed with your initials, there are stationery companies—some new, some old—that can turn the simple act of writing a note to a friend into a work of art.
New (er) Kids on the Block
You instantly know a Connor card: its bright white stock; impeccable, jewel-like design at the top; and rich, textured feel.