Monthly Archives: March 2013

What is an APO or FPO Address?

The idea of getting mail to and from military personnel stationed overseas dates back many years. To establish this activity, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the Department of Defense (DoD) negotiated an agreement called Overseas Military Mail, which exist … Continue reading

What Your Color Selection Means to You – Part 2

Colors are used by therapists as part of their healing regimes to assist in the shifting process of ones frame of mind, for those who suffer from brain disorders or who are emotionally distressed. For example the color green is … Continue reading

What Your Color Selection Means to You – Part 1

Have you ever wondered why you seem to gravitate to a certain color time and time again? Whether you are selecting an order of personalized stationery or creating a wedding invitation, there are certain colors that seem to be most … Continue reading

Life Changing Letter Ideas

Have you ever wanted to write a letter that will make a difference, but not sure who to write it to? Here are a few ideas for letters that can literally change someone’s life. Write a letter to a soldier. … Continue reading

Tips for an Easter Egg Hunt

Every family may have different family traditions they perform each year for Easter. If there are small children, this can change the tone of things. For example, small children will want to do things with eggs….whether it be assisting with … Continue reading

Why So Many Stationery Styles? We’ll tell you…

If you have spent any time on our site or curled up with our catalog, you no doubt have noticed there are a lot of stationery styles to choose from. We sell correspondence cards, fold notes, letter sheets, memos, postcards … Continue reading

The Real Meaning of Etiquette

Etiquette may sound like a bunch of rules that you’re supposed to follow, though at the end of the day, etiquette is simply guidelines for making our personal and professional relationships more relaxed and successful. We are far more likely … Continue reading

Printing Process Glossary

At American Stationery, we’ve been printing quality stationery since 1919, so we understand the terminology and use it freely in our product descriptions and elsewhere in our site and even in this blog. For those of you who aren’t printing … Continue reading

Different Styles of Embossing

The embossing process makes for beautiful stationery designs all on its own. Over the years, however, embossing has been combined with other printing effects to get specialized custom stationery. As such, there are many different styles of custom embossing used … Continue reading

Tips for Writing Heart Felt Thank You Notes

Thank you notes seem to be something we use during every stage of our lives.  They start with bridal shower, then baby shower.  After that, there are birthdays, graduation, weddings or just everyday occurrences.  Writing a thank you note not only … Continue reading