After all the gluttony that was December, isn't it time to sit down and thank all those kind souls who remembered your pajama size and that you don't like Brussels sprouts? Yes! We all love a handwritten note. Here are some locally made thank you notes to send. And remember, the better a card looks, the less you have to write.
(Clockwise from top) Stacy Moore of Poppy A makes these collage notecards , $5 each, at Strawberry Fields, 423 Strawberry St., 213-0232. Colored-pencil illustrations are printed on Karen Cole Paper cards , $13 for 10, at Paul's Papers, 5612 Grove Ave., 282-4242; Party Plus, 429 N. Ridge Road, 282-1430; and www.karencolepaper.com . Ink&Paper's designers come up with the bold modern cards , $12.50 for eight, online at www.inkandpaper.com . Sue Corral's Page Stationery specializes in simple letterpress cards like "Merci Beau Coup," $14 for 10, for custom orders at Paper on the Avenue, 401 Libbie Ave., 288-5120; Paper Plus, 5804 Grove Ave., 288-2662; or www.pagestationery.com for boxed goods. Memory board by Pulp , $37.75, from Mongrel, 2924 W. Cary St., 342-1272.