‘Advent’ Personalized Stationery Boxed Set (December | Paperwhites)


In this age of texting & emojis, be that friend who takes the time to send a hand-written note– And do it with sophistication on these pretty, personalized cards! The front of each card features your name & corner embellishments. The back of the card is an art piece featuring Paperwhite flowers. This set also includes an information card with the meaning & history of Paperwhites, the birth month flower for December. The beautifully packaged set also makes a special gift since it arrives in a wooden, branded box, tied with grosgrain ribbon; a true keepsake. Original watercolor designs are by NC artist Jessica Yelverton.

How to order:

  1. Choose your design (‘Auld Lang Syne’, ‘Quill’, ‘West, Indies’, etc.)
  2. Choose your Font (options shown in image gallery) & Add to Cart
  3. In the Order Notes (under your shipping address at Checkout) indicate what name you would like printed on the cards & anything else you’d like me to know about the order (if it’s a gift & you want a note from yourself included, etc)
  4. I will layout your cards, e-mail you a proof within 48 hours & await your approval before sending to the printer.
  5. Receive your cards within 2 weeks & write lovely notes to all your friends & family!

What’s included:

-25 flat cards, double-sided print, size 4.5″x5″

-25 aquamarine envelope liners which can also be used for additional writing

-25 white envelopes

-Wooden box with HighBrow Hippie branding on lid, tied with ribbon

-Floriography card specific to your chosen botanical




“Floriography”: the language of flowers

Thousands of years of folklore, mythology & religious tradition have contributed to the meanings we ascribe to flowers today. Floriography peaked in popularity during the Victorian era when, armed with floral dictionaries, gentlemen would send cryptic messages to ladies with specific nosegays or tussie mussies called “talking bouquets”. 

Still today we have a tradition of birth month flowers, the meanings of which are rooted in floriography. Similar to zodiac signs or birthstones, it is believed you inherit the characteristics of the flower assigned to your birth month. 

Paperwhites are December’s flower, their white blooms the most fragrant of the Narcissus family (incl. daffodils & jonquils). Native to Mediterranean regions, it’s no wonder they became part of Greek mythology through the story of Narcissus: a parable that teaches transformation through lessons learned. A thousand years ago the Chinese started forcing the bulbs to bloom indoors during winter months & that method is still the most widely used with this flower today. Because Paperwhites are enjoyed during barren months, they’ve become symbols of hope; reminders of the imminent advent of light & life.

Additional information


Modern, Capital, Typewriter, Classic, Script, Fanciful


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