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Crane & Co

NYC Day 5: National Stationery Show

by Mindy Lockard on May 17, 2010

What a day!  The National Stationery Show day one was amazing. I walked the showroom floor taking in every bit of eye candy until I was stuffed and couldn’t take in one more.  My first stop of the morning was to visit my friends at Crane & Co!  While I was there I watched a demo of […]

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Celebrating National Card and Letter Writing Month!

by Mindy Lockard on April 29, 2010

There is a charming little shop in Chester Virginia named the The Cordial Cricket, owned by a charming woman named Elizabeth Howard.   Elizabeth has taken national card and letter writing month quite serious and is not only trying to inspire her customers to get writing, but her staff too! I love their National Card and Letter writing […]


I met Peter Hopkins at the National Stationery show in 2007. Peter is the historian for a company that I greatly admire, Crane & Co.   Since graduating from high school, when I received my first beautiful box of Crane & Co. stationery, I have looked to this company as a pillar in the gracious […]