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Paula Skene Ginkgo Greeting Cards at Hyegraph Embarcadero Financial District San Francisco

Paula Skene Designs has created the Ginkgo Greeting Card made with foils, embossed on top of the finest papers created from hand carved brass dies. These beautiful cards are now available at our store Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy at 3 Embarcadero Center in the Financial District of San Francisco. Paula Skene Designs are located in Berkeley, CA where they have been designing and printing original greeting cards and stationery for over 30 years. When you purchase a Paula Skene Design, you know you are purchasing a quality product made locally in the USA and right here in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Paula Skene Designs Gold Foil Stamped & Embossed Ginkgo Greeting Cards

Ginkgo greeting card from Paula Skene

Ginkgo Greeting Card from Paula Skene Designs, Foil Stamped & Embossed, available at Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy www.hyegraph.com

The above example of a Ginkgo Greeting Card/Note Card design is well suited for the Bay Area since the Ginkgo tree 1st appeared 250 years ago and now only found in the wild of China, of course it is grown throughout other regions. The Bay Area is largely influenced by Asian culture and traditions since there is a majority of Asian people who have immigrated and reside here.

The gold foil of the Ginkgo on the green has a rose tint and the gold foil stamped Gingko of the cantaloupe colored note card is an antique gold tone. It’s really quite different when you take the card out of the box and see the quality. When you correspond with one of these note cards you’re actually sending the recipient a gift because this is truly a piece of art. Each Paula Skene note card is individually stamped on the back with the Paula Skene Signature in Gold. In addition, each card is also stamped with gold on the card edging. This creates an extra touch of elegance and luxurious detail. These boxed note cards come in a box of 8 cards with matching ivory envelopes. The note cards retail at $18.00 a box at Hyegraph.

Here’s what Paula says inspired her to create the Ginkgo Design for her greeting card collection:

Ginkgo leaves are elegant and fascinating. I love the fine thin lines that start at the stem and fan out over the entire leaf. Each leaf has a different ruffle along the edge. In the fall with a gentle breeze they are shimmering fans of gold. After a rain their gorgeous silhouettes decorate the sidewalk in a random all over pattern. They are way more than just “a leaf”.

I was first introduced to Ginkgo leaves 30 years ago. A New Yorker phoned me to ask if I had a card with a Ginkgo leaf. When I said “no” and that I did not know what they look like he kept his promise and sent me a few. Thus began my fascination with their shape and texture.

Paula

Please come into Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy located at 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA to pick up your gorgeous Paula Skene Note Cards. We also carry the Paula Skene Every Day Cards, Holiday Cards and Enclosure Cards. Please call us, send an email or come in to check out our selection in person because a picture is not enough to see the detail and craftsmanship. You too will become a Paula Skene Conveyer. Hyegraph/San Francisco

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Halloween Greeting Cards from Paula Skene Designs at Hyegraph Embarcadero Financial District San Francisco

Happy Halloween

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Foil and embossed Witch & Broom with Black Cat, Ghost, Pumpkin and Skeleton on witches broom from Paula Skene Designs, www.hyegraph.com

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Foil and Embossed Halloween Greeting Card with bats and ghosts from Paula Skene Designs, www.hyegraph.com

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Pumpkin Jack-o-lantern gold foil “Happy Halloween” Greeting Card from Paula Skene Designs, www.hyegraph.com

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Black Witch with Black Cat Halloween Greeting Card

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Stack of Pumpkins Halloween Greeting Card

These frighteningly delightful Halloween Cards are from our Paula Skene Designs. They come with bright & rich colors foil stamped and embossed to make them extraordinary!

The cards start from $6.75 and read “Happy Halloween” or are blank inside including a fitting orange envelope form Paula Skene Designs.

We’re happy to have greeting cards for different occasions from Paula Skene and other well known stationery designers including Birthday, Holiday, Valentine’s Day, Thank Yous and Thanksgiving Cards! Come and see our selection at Hyegraph Embarcadero San Francisco.

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Happy Easter Fabergé Egg Greeting Cards from Paula Skene Designs of San Francisco at Hyegraph Embarcadero Financial District

Easter is upon us and for the first time we at Hyegraph Embarcadero Financial District San Francisco are offering Easter Greeting Cards from the very talented Paula Skene of Paula Skene Designs. This line is entitled The gold Line! These Fabergé egg designs look just like the real thing.  The first Faberge egg was designed for Tsar Alexander III of Russia to give to his wife, Princess Vilhelmine Marie of Denmark on their 20th Wedding Anniversary. The goldsmith’s name was Faberge, therefore later the egg was named after the designer Fabergé.

Blue & Gold Toned Faberge Egg Happy Easter Greeting Cards from Paula Skene Designs of San Francisco:

Happy Easter Greeting Card in Faberge Egg from Paula Skene of San Francisco

Faberge Easter Greeting Cards from Paula Skene Designs available from www.hyegraph.com $6.00/each at 3 Embarcadero Center

“Happy Easter” greeting inside of Faberge Egg Greeting Card printed in Gold Foil Ink from Paula Skene Designs:

Paula Skene Design Easter Greeting Card inside view

“Happy Easter” Greeting Card enclosure, inside view of Faberge Egg from Paula Skene Designs of San Francisco, available at www.hyegraph.com $6.00 each

Real Faberge Egg adorned with gold and rose designs:

Real Fabergé Egg designed with gold and rose decorations.

Real Fabergé Egg designed with gold and rose decorations.

All of these delightful greeting card designs are available to personalize and send out or give out to family and friends for Easter. The egg symbolizes fertility and rebirth for Christians on Easter is also symbolizes the resurrection of Christ! See more Paula Skene Designs on our Paula Skene Category, or shop in our store, Hyegraph Invitations & Calligraphy located at 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111. Check out our Calligraphy designs on our Calligraphy Page or Shop Online for Invitations on our Shop ONLINE Site. Please have a Happy Easter!

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Valentine’s Day is February 14th

Valentine’s Day Cards from Paula Skene at Hyegraph Embarcadero San Francisco!

Valentine's Day Greeting CardThis one says “You’re Just My Type, Happy Valentine’s Day”

This dashing Knight has a red foil heart!

This dashing Knight has a red foil heart! www.hyegraph.com


Hearts Valentine's Day Card www.hyegraph.com

Hearts Valentine’s Day Card www.hyegraph.com

We’re happy to have fun greeting cards from Mr. Boddigton’s Studio, Paula Skene Designs and Elum Letterpress for different occasions including Graduation, Birthday and Valentine’s Day Greeting Cards! Come and see our selection at Hyegraph Embarcadero San Francisco.

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All Occasion Greeting Cards

All Occasion Greeting Cards from Paula Skene at Hyegraph Embarcadero San Francisco!

Colorful Bouquet of Flowers The Gold Line

Colorful Bouquet of Flowers ~ The Gold Line ~ from Paula Skene at www.hyegraph.com

Bouquet of Roses for Mother’s Day or Any Occasion

Pink Edged Roses on White The Gold Line from Paula Skene

Pink Edged Roses on White ~ The Gold Line ~ from Paula Skene

Colorful Birds Greeting Cards for All Occasions

Bird Medley The Gold Line from Paula Skene at www.hyegraph.com

Bird Medley ~ The Gold Line from Paula Skene at www.hyegraph.com

Paula Skene, who is a local San Francisco designer, has created these beautiful foil stamped and embossed greeting cards for any occasion, whether it’s mother’s day, valentine’s day or any other occasion, these make a great correspondence card!

To have a beautiful work of art contributes to our sense of well being. To send such a card is to share a gift of joy. Paula Skene

See more of our designs from Paula Skene and other brands in our store located at 3 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, California. See our website and blog for latest designs.

 

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San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge & San Francisco City Scene Holiday Card & Holiday Invites

It’s time when shoppers are purchasing their Holiday Cards. Since we’re in San Francisco, our local clients like SF City Scene cards and SF Golden Gate Bridge Holiday Cards. Below are two designs which have incorporated the Holiday and San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge Themed San Francisco Holiday Cards & Holiday Invites

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Holiday Cards with San Francisco theme Golden Gate Bridge with Santa by Paula Skene www.hyegraph.com

The above SF Holiday Card is embossed with Gold & Silver Foil. The bridge and Santa with Sleigh is in gold and the background city scene and sail boats are in silver foil. The card is blank inside for personalization. This is a locally made card by Paula Skene.

SF City Scene Holiday Card

San Francisco city scene holiday card with santa and sleigh

SF City Scene Holiday Card with Santa and Sleigh www.hyegraph.com

The above SF City Scene is embossed in gold, silver and gold foil. The night sky is in blue foil, the city scene is in gold foil, and the Santa with Sleigh,  moon and stars are in silver foil. The card is blank inside for personalization. This is also by local San Francisco designer Paula Skene. These San Francisco designs depict our city and make for a perfect personalized holiday card for friends, family and business associates alike. For more Holiday Card designs please see our Holiday Card Category.

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