• Color Away Your Worries

    If you think back to what you did for fun as a kid, there’s a couple of different activities that probably come to mind.

  • Spring Inspiration

    Spring has officially sprung! and Easter weekend is approaching, so we’ve been looking for design inspiration that represents the brightness and cheerful feeling of spring. What are our favorite design trends for this time of year?

  • Taming Stress

    For us at Happy Goon, it means working hard day in and day out, with a very, very, VERY long list of things to get done. It means many tasks, and not many people, and learning to take risks. All of these factors can be major stress inducers. We’ve learned a few methods of coping with stress along the way, so try these next time you’re trying to relax.

  • Origin of Greeting Cards

    Sending family and friends cards for their birthdays, holidays, and any special occasion is a sincere gesture of how much we care about them. It shows that we’re thinking about them and are taking the time to send our love to them. This tradition has been going on for years, but I got to thinking where did this actually come from? Who was the first person to think of this idea? So I decided to do some research to find the origin of greeting cards.

  • Design Trends to Expect in 2016

    The great thing about stationery is that designs are constantly changing. You’ll never have to send the same card twice. Some designs incorporate more visuals, others are plain, some are better than others, and then some are simply just different from what you’re used to seeing.

  • The Meaning Behind Your Valentine’s Day Bouquet

    With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to break out all the chocolate, flowers, and stuffed animals you…

  • The 2016 National Stationery Show

    Trade shows are a great way for business owners to meet potential buyers, partners, and customers. You’re able to meet…