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Matching Color Ideals to Reality

Read more in PRINT magazine about dealing with printing single color ink(s) on color paper and matching to your digital, on-screen ideals. Its tough remembering that ink and paper reflect light differently and they reflect each other. This is why hand engraved stationery presents unique printing issues when working with color papers and inks. In…
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Two New Shop Items

Available again here…The Doctrinaire in digital form and Hello Darling! hand engraved note. The Doctrinaire is Mrs. Collin’s out of print newsletter published in six editions from January 2003 to January 2010 about all things having to do with hand engraved social stationery. Now offered as PDF file downloads for $10 an issue and all six…
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Archived Articles

America’s Top Paper Artisans article by Lynn Yeager in Travel & Leisure lists Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer—second stationer from the top—as one of the top engraved stationery purveyors. This is one of a treasure trove of archived articles singing Mrs. Collins’s bespoke hand engraved skills, services, and products. Here’s another Travel & Leisure article from 2001 (well before her…
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Letter Writing

5/17-18/2016 Letter Writing Class

Join Nancy Sharon Collins and other letter writing and paper experts Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18 with Switzerland County Historic Society Conservator’s Holiday on the picturesque banks of the Ohio River in Historic Vevay Indiana. During this year’s annual  Conservator’s Holiday, Mrs. Collins’s will provide the ever popular “How to Write a Letter” workshop, the notorious “Mrs. Collins Regrets”, and the infamous Calling Card presentation originally…
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Upcoming Monogram & Letter Writing Classes

Join Nancy Sharon Collins’s Monogram Class Saturday, April 7, 2016 @ Gallier Historic House in New Orleans French Quarter and then letter writing Tuesday-Wednesday, May 17-18 with Switzerland County Historic Society Conservator’s Holiday on the picturesque banks of the Ohio River. April 7, experience how monograms are hand drawn then walk away with your very…
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