There’s just something about a paper greeting card that never loses its charm for some of us. We like to hold the greeting in our hands, feel the crisp paper, run our fingers over the words and pictures as if we were trying to absorb the essence of the message. Most of all we like to see the handwritten notes and the signatures of our loved ones. While ecards may be viewed instantly and forgotten over time, printed cards can be saved, cherished and shared for years. Although ecards have replaced printed cards in many instances as the more convenient, inexpensive and quick mode of wishing one another, printed cards still retain that special quality that electronic messages cannot convey effectively.

Minim is a deck of regulation playing cards that considers how much design you can take away while still maintaining a playable deck. Simple geometric symbols are reductive versions of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades. While it is necessary to mark the backs of regulation cards, we've done so with minimal diagonal lines instead of the typical ornamental graphics.
Going minimalist means doing more with less, without breaking the bank. Dropping large amounts of cash on a minimalist wallet seems counterproductive anyway, which is why the Card Holder by Noise Goods seems to fit the bill if you’re looking to shed some extra pocket weight without paying a small fortune. Each Card Holder is cut, stitched, waxed, and finished by hand in Portugal from full grain leather and other natural materials, and can tote up to 6 of your most important cards and some cash. – Buy It
Also, if you are new to this site, I wanted to let you know  that I have a board on Pinterest  that  you might want to follow that has several pins (ideas) by other planner designers, stationery, home office decor,  office supplies and planner freebies that are mostly planner related, you can view that and/or follow here,  Home Office | Planners & Stationery Favs.
So in preparation of becoming a better friend (and less of a fail-ski) I designed these 5×7 printable birthday cards. Now I have NO excuses for not having the time when a special event arises. I can print it off in .4 seconds, write it up, seal it, and send it off in less than 10 minutes. Heck, if I logged into Facebook to wish someone a happy birthday it could take an hour before I log off. That 2 second task can easily turn into an hour of Facebook stalking everyone and their mom. You know how it is. Don’t pretend I’m the only one who does this. Haha. And now you don’t have an excuse either. Because whenever you’re in need of a last-minute b-day card…you can stop by here and download this baby time and time again.

With three card-size slots on each fold (six total) and a larger pocket in the rear to accommodate cash, it doesn’t get much more basic than this minimalist beauty in understated navy leather with tan leather lining.  Both classy and classic, this slim profile design in 100% Spanish cowhide is pretty much perfect for any guy, and hidden lining in card slots prevents stretch to keep cards secure.  If you’re looking to downsize and carry only the essentials, this pocket pal performs admirably. – Buy It


– RFID blocking technology. When you are traveling to unfamiliar locations, it is a good idea for you to have RFID blocking technology. The Tribe Carbon Fiber wallet features this technology and allows you to secure your personal and financial information from those who have an RFID reader. These readers can take your information for identity theft purposes. The technology stops this from happening.

The Minimalist Wallet & Front Pocket Wallet Credit Card Holder by Ralph London is an ultra slim, compact wallet that allows you to make the most out of the space in your pockets. It is small enough to slip right into your front pocket with ease for simple access. You can choose between two different sizes of card holders, with the small version being able to tote up to 4 cards and the larger one holding 4 to 10 cards. This wallet features a money clip on the back side of it so that you can keep your cash tucked away as well. On the inside, you can store your credit cards, debit cards, licenses, identification cards and more. To protect your information from theft, this wallet comes with RFID blocking so that no one will be able to steal your credit card information electronically. Minimalistic and stylish, this wallet is ready to go anywhere that you would like to go.
– Minimalist design. The Radix Wallet has a crisp, white and slender design that makes it perfect for the lover of all things contemporary. It is futuristic in nature and much slimmer than a traditional bifold wallet. It is also exceptionally lightweight, ensuring that it will not weigh down your bag or pocket and will certainly not cause unsightly lines in your clothing with extended wear. It weighs less than one ounce, making it so that you will barely even feel it.
These planner stickers are specifically designed for fans of the MAMBI Happy Planner   (vertical) or similar Week At A Glance Planners  or other vertical weekly planners such as the  Plum Paper Planner or Erin Condren Life Planner.  The functional planner stickers,  especially the box stickers,  are sized to fit  within the vertical columns and boxes specifically for the Happy Planner. Keep in mind that the full boxes are  sized at 1/4″ taller than your vertical boxes for the Erin Condren Planner and sometimes the designs can not be cut down for your Erin Condren.  A new planner that many of you are using these stickers for is the Passion Planner, so I thought I would mention that as well.
Trifold wallets have a history of being anything but slim, but the Secrid Slim Wallet is surprisingly minimal thanks to low-profile aluminum pockets inside the leather shell. It can effectively carry a payload of 4-6 cards — enough to get you through a day at the office — and also features a clever spring-loaded push-button feature that grants you quick access to the cards you require.  You’ll surely enjoy the handcrafted design and RFID protection to boot.  It’s no wonder this wallet earned the prestigious Red Dot Design Award. – Buy It
Most Versatile Minimalist Wallet: Trayvax Wallets have become very popular in the past half decade or so. Trayvax Wallets are best known as utility wallets — which means they’re designed to wear hard against the elements and to withstand the toughest of conditions. The latest in the Trayvax line is the Summit — the first minimalist wallet by the brand aimed to cut down on weight and to simplify your everyday carry. To keep the Summit Minimalist Wallet’s design simple, Trayvax built it from only two components, which keeps it lightweight and slim while still offering RFID protection. – Buy It
Hi Angie! Just wanted to contact you about using a couple of your vintage portraits on our church website. We’re doing a promotion for our church directory, trying to encourage folks to get in and get their photos taken and I wanted to do a slide using the couple that could be a wedding photo and the one of the grandma in the garden. While it’s not exactly a “commercial” use, it’s a little more than a “personal” use so I wanted to be sure and have permission before using them! I’m a big fan of your blog and Facebook page and have gained so much inspiration from you! Thanks so much!
Minim is a deck of regulation playing cards that considers how much design you can take away while still maintaining a playable deck. Simple geometric symbols are reductive versions of hearts, clubs, diamonds and spades. While it is necessary to mark the backs of regulation cards, we’ve done so with minimal diagonal lines instead of the typical ornamental graphics.
Unique with its detailed appearance, the Slash Wallet Tobacco Black Dublin is a modern take on a classic style of wallet. This wallet features a V-shaped dip at the top that affords this billfold with a chevron style pattern as it leads the eye downward. Made with both brown and black Horween leather that has been waxed for durability, this wallet is meant to outlast years to come. It has been stitched using olive Irish waxed linen thread to provide one more instance of detail while reinforcing the wallet all at once. The vertical card holder comes with an extra half sleeve that is able to fit your credit cards, debit cards, business cards, licenses, identification cards, folded cash bills and so much more. It weighs only four ounces and won’t bog down your pocket, no matter if you choose to stow it away in your breast pocket, shirt pocket, or your front or back pants pocket. The design and functionality of the wallet make for an excellent gift.
So Valentine’s Day is coming up in a few weeks and I know it is usually a time when everyone gushes to their spouse about how they wish they could spend every second of every day with them and gaze into their eyes forever… yeah.  Here’s the thing though.  At some point you gotta get up and go to the bathroom and maybe have a sandwich or something, right?  Right.  Reality… it’s such a pain.  My husband and I have a fantastic relationship but it definitely isn’t one where he brings me flowers daily (I’d insist he just give me the money instead to do some DIY projects anyway).  How we operate is we don’t take anything too seriously and we try to make each other laugh as many times a day as possible.  Why should Valentine’s Day be any different, right?  So last year I made these Printable Valentine’s Day Cards that were right up our alley and tons of you loved them as well!  Obviously I needed to make a new set for this year!

– Ultra thin. Measuring only 2.75 inches in width by 4 inches in height, this small wallet can easily fit into any of your pockets without creating an unsightly bulge. This wallet is ideal for those who love a minimalist aesthetic and want all of the convenience of a standard wallet without all of the unsightly bulge and difficulty that can be caused by carrying a wallet.

– Small but spacious. Even though the Radix One Slim Wallet is on the small side, it can comfortably accommodate anywhere between four to 10 cards at a time. This ensures that you will never have to go without your most important cards. This way, all of your debit cards, credit cards, business cards, identification cards and driver’s license can all fit inside with ease. It also has room to accommodate any cash that you want to carry as well.

The SERMAN BRANDS- RFID Blocking Bifold Wallet is a traditionally styled wallet that is perfect for storing all of your essentials in one simple, streamlined location. The handsome wallet is made from the finest of full-grain leathers to complement any formal attire; it can fit excellently into any slender suit pocket for easy access wherever you go. The wallet is the perfect choice for holding your business cards as it allows for a beautiful presentation when handing them out to clients.


The slogan of this wallet-maker is “Whatever you carry, carry it simply”, and their Minimalist Wallet definitely fits the bill, as long as the bill is folded.  Each Minimalist Wallet from Grovemade is crafted from leather-wrapped machined aluminum, and features a slimmed-down profile, enough room for 5 cards and some folding cash, and a clever, integrated rear window that allows it’s carrier to quickly remove the most-used card from the top of he stack. – Buy It

– Durable stitching. On top of its ultra strong boot leather design, the Saddleback Wallet comes with stitching that is every bit as sturdy. This stitching is made out of marine-grade thread with the occasional leather stitch in order to make sure that there are no weak spots to be found in the seams of the Saddleback Leather Front Pocket ID Wallet.
In this day and age where debit cards have replaced cash, and slimmer-fitting clothing has replaced once baggy, loose-fitting clothing, the minimalist wallet makes more sense than ever. Minimalism, however, doesn’t have to be limited to just your wallet. Minimalism is a lifestyle, and a well-built, rugged minimalist wallet is often the best place to start decluttering your life. They stow the bare essentials, are slim enough for both front and back pocket carry, and almost force you to bring along only what is necessary in your everyday carry. Whether you choose leather, titanium, wood, or aluminum, your new minimalist wallet is surely a step in the right direction toward a minimalist lifestyle. – This article was updated for 2018. –
This Lucky Oak Slim Front Pocket Genuine Leather Money Clip is a beautifully detailed wallet that offers minimalistic simplicity with just a hint of traditional flair. The wallet is made out of handsome, single layer of durable leather. The leather is 100 percent genuine and uses no PU substitutes. You can choose from four unique colors to make it simple to match your unique sense of style. Measuring 4.2 inches by 3.2 inches by .3 inches in size, this wallet is perfect for storing in any coat pocket, suit jacket, breast pocket or pants pocket, either in the front or in the back. It comes with three slots for you to use, and each slot is able to comfortably house up to 2 cards. This wallet also comes with a durable money clip that allows you to easily store any cash to always have it on hand. RFID blocking stops anyone who is attempting to steal your credit card information with a scanner.

As with editing tools, Macs have built-in sharing features you can access through your Apple account. When you save a file to your computer, you can use Finder to connect to social media or iCloud and share your projects from there. Because of this, most Mac greeting card applications don’t include features that let you share your finished cards to social media directly from the software.
This really thin, cleverly-designed card sleeve has only two pockets – both a central compartment that holds the majority of your cards (up to 7 cards) and a front pocket for cash, an ID, and one more additional card. For a minimal everyday carry, this wallet is the way to go. Carry it in your front pocket to save your back, or throw it inside your jacket pocket — its thin enough to warrant either options, and won’t spill your cards on the go thanks to Distil Union’s trademarked FlexLock opening that holds it all together seamlessly. Finally, a convenient pull-tab mechanism allows quick and easy access to your collection of cards within — eliminating the need to fumble around with the whole shebang while standing in the checkout line. – Buy It 
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