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So, of course I had to include marble because I am STILL obsessed and probably always will be. Whether it's of a stone effect or an ink-swirled print, it makes for the perfect minimalist accompaniment for under the Christmas tree. In-keeping with the still ever so popular trend, I love how marble-paper transforms presents into cubic stone. Paper by The Minimalist and The Paper Kit gives that mineral illusion, whilst other marbling styles are splattered like the handmade paper by Normans Printery, or even camouflaged into the marble trend such as the snow print by Mr. Printable. And for a statement gift tag, a marble dip adds a personal touch; I'd love to see this done with gold for an even more festive look.
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I know this isn't a trend but Katie Leamon deserves a whole collage of her own. I first came across her work a few years ago at Spring Fair and her stationery is a combination of playful typography, illustrated quotes and beautifully hand drawn imagery. By taking traditional elements of Christmas and applying her unique style, her prints make for the ultimate nostalgic paper and in turn the most heart felt gift.