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Everyday Greetings for Extraordinary Girlfriends hand-illustrated greeting cards by Stephanie Hessler ~ Made in USA
Everyday Greetings for Extraordinary Girlfriends hand-illustrated greeting cards by Stephanie Hessler ~ Made in USA
89 backers pledged $12,381 to help bring this project to life.

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Sending a hand-written greeting card or giving one as a gift are  wonderful ways to show your appreciation for your girlfriends.

And in today's fast-paced world, it is especially meaningful when someone takes the time to select a greeting card and write a thoughtful, hand-written note.

Celebrating the women and friendships in our lives is what inspires my art and greeting card ideas.  

Funding this campaign means that we'll have the resources to design more cards for more occasions, fund inventory, shipping & operating expenses, and set us up for growth.

Currently, we offer Greeting Cards and Prints.

Greeting Cards in the following categories:  Everyday, Birthday, Namaste, Busy Moms and Holiday.  Send a card or give it as a gift.

Stephanie Hessler hand-illustrates all of the original artwork.  The cards are manufactured on high-quality card stock in the USA with environmentally responsible printers.  

Namaste - Cards especially for yoga or inspiration
Namaste - Cards especially for yoga or inspiration

The folded cards measure 5" X 7" and are individually packaged with an envelope, then wrapped in a cellophane sleeve for an elegant appearance.  There are currently 40 designs from which to choose.

The prints are  5" X 7" with an 8" X 10" heavy white mat and wrapped in a cellophane sleeve.  The prints can be easily framed for display in a standard-size 8" X 10" frame. Choose one of our pre-selected prints or select your favorite (Please note, the prints are matted but not framed;  we'll leave the framing up to you so you can choose your favorite frame).

In addition to myself, the  Everyday Greetings for Extraordinary Girlfriends team includes Juliana Freire and several others who help with all aspects of building a greeting card line.  My sixteen years working in corporate business, as well as experience as an entrepreneur building an art-based collection, Cityscapes by Stephanie Hessler, have provided me ample experience with seeing projects through to completion and beyond. 

Celebrate your special friendships!
Celebrate your special friendships!

How do the Rewards work?

  • Greeting Cards or Prints:  When the campaign is ended, you'll receive a Reward Certificate by email with a unique code that you'll be able to use to select your greeting cards and/or matted prints from our website at http://stephaniehesslerdesigns.com.  We expect to ship within a month of the campaign end.

  • Custom Artwork:  At the end of the campaign, you'll receive a Reward Certificate by postal mail, so you have it in time for the holidays if you're giving the Custom Artwork as a gift. Stephanie Hessler will be in contact with you (or the person you designate) to make arrangements for the design and illustration of your custom creation.  Due to the time-consuming nature of the design and illustration process, custom artwork may not be available for delivery until late February 2016, and this date is subject to change.

    THANK YOU!

    I am grateful for your support in making Everyday Greetings for Extraordinary Girlfriends a reality.  

Risks and challenges

We have an actionable plan to fulfill our rewards on a timely basis. We work with reliable printers and expect to be able to ship product in a timely manner. Should we encounter any production delays, we will be in touch with you and keep you informed. Additionally, hand-illustrated art creation is a time-consuming process and, as such, there is a risk that custom-orders will take longer than expected. If that is the case, we will be in touch with you.

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    THANK YOU for supporting our campaign! Choose ONE greeting card. You'll receive the card, packaged with an envelope in a cellophane sleeve, shipped directly to your address.

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    THANK YOU for your generous contribution! You'll receive EIGHT flat Thank You cards designed by Stephanie Hessler, with matching envelopes packaged in cellophane sleeve and tied with a ribbon, and shipped directly to your address. This makes a WONDERFUL STOCKING STUFFER, OFFICE SECRET SANTA GIFT OR HOSTESS GIFT!

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    WITH GRATEFUL APPRECIATION for your support! Choose THREE greeting cards. You'll receive the cards, each individually packaged with an envelope in a cellophane sleeve, shipped directly to your address.

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    THANK YOU for your support of our campaign! Choose ONE framed print, packaged in a cellophane sleeve, and FOUR greeting cards, each individually packaged in a cellophane sleeve, shipped directly to your address.

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    THANK YOU for supporting our campaign! Choose TWO framed prints and EIGHT greeting cards, each individually packaged in a cellophane sleeve, shipped directly to your address.

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    WITH HEARTFELT THANKS for supporting our campaign! Choose THREE framed prints and EIGHTEEN greeting cards. All products individually packaged in cellophane sleeve (each card with an envelope) and shipped directly to your address.

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    Bring Everyday Greetings for Extraordinary Girlfriends to your customers! This reward is especially designed for retailers: specialty and gift shops, bookstores and yoga studios. Includes TWENTY sets (six each) of greeting cards with envelopes, for a total of 120 cards; and TWO sets (six each) of matted prints, for a total of 12 matted prints which your customers will LOVE. Each individually wrapped in cellophane sleeve. Retail Value $830. Free shipping in USA.

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    WITH GREAT APPRECIATION for your support of our campaign! Stephanie Hessler will collaborate with you - for any occasion - to create a new and custom card design that will be featured in our store or if you prefer for your organization. You (or the person of your choice) will be credited as the source of inspiration. Includes 25 cards of the custom design plus envelopes. Due to nature of custom art work, estimated delivery is subject to change.

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    THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU for your generous support of our campaign! Stephanie Hessler will collaborate with you (or the person you designate) to create your own lasting memento - hand-illustrated by Stephanie Hessler - based on personal and/or specific images (i.e. family photos) Choose up to 8" x 10". Due to nature of custom art work, estimated delivery is subject to change.

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Funding period

- (30 days)