The pop up stores at the Grand Central Station Holiday Fair are so much fun and yet, every time we think of stopping by the booths bedecked with festive goodies, we’re always rushing for a train. One of these days, we’ll make a point of catching an earlier train into New York to give us time to browse… One shop that tops our list of favorites is R. Nichols, a stationery and gift company founded by illustrator R. Nichols Hanzlik 14 years ago in the windowless basement of his parents’ home (he does confirm that he was there by choice and not padlocked down there or anything!) Drawing upon the collage skills he learned in 6th grade, R. Nichols has created a wonderful selection of note cards, gift tags, journals and the like, decorated with whimsical images that make you smile. The holiday collection is charming and we love the mix of people and pets in the happy designs – the perfect gift to warm the heart of even the most die-hard Grinch… From boxed note cards,
to gift tags,
and even candles,
you can’t go wrong with R. Nichols!
P.S. We’re sorry about the sporadic posts lately – the holiday season is crazy busy for business owners like us who have to ship last minute orders to retail stores, designers and our own e-commerce customers! We hope to be back on track next week and wish you all a festive weekend.
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