Skip Ward at Manitou Woods

08/20/20 LETTERS READ: The Letters of Skip Ward

A podcast hosted by Alexandria Museum of Art Alexandria, Louisiana. LISTEN HERE Letters Read is the ongoing series of readings in which local performers interpret personal letters by culturally vital individuals from various times and Louisiana communities. Mrs. Collins is the producer. This is the 15th event. Programming is intended for presentation to live audiences, usually…
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03/26/20 LETTERS READ: The Letters of Stewart Butler

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE The 14th Letters Read and first produced remotely and podcast. Originally scheduled for March 26, 2020 at Frenchman Art & Books on Frenchmen Street in New Orleans, this event was preempted by the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak. Instead, listen to Dylan Hunter reading as the voice of our subject….
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Marble Paper Envelopes & Notes

Marble Paper Lined Envelopes & Plain Note Sets

Working with two very different marbling artists, we convert their paper into unique liners and affix them into envelopes. 5 cards and randomly-lined envelopes are $42.50 including shipping. No two sets will ever be alike. Purchase here. Each sheet of marble paper is made by hand and is one-of-a-kind. Each plain flat card is about…
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Detail of hand engraved “Thank You”

Special Offer from the Archive

From the original, 1999 limited edition. Now available, only five (yes 5) hand engraved “Thank You” cards from the archive. $42.50 per piece including shipping. We are sorry, this item is sold out. For this special edition, we are embellishing each envelope with hand marbled lining papers. Each is different, each lining sheet is unique….
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Horst. P. Horst

Fashion & Design: A Bit of History

As is known, Collins’s primary business is creating bespoke, hand engraved social stationery for private individuals. Additionally, she will ply a healthy heritage of graphic design skills for some businesses. In these special instances, logos, typography, and even the infrequent website she designs are based on original, engraved monograms and stationery. The Frank de Biasi…
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