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Kristy is a writer/editor and project manager by trade who has been making these cards for friends and family for years, but finally decided to sell them after enough people told her to.

What people have said:
"Just finished looking through them all and they look even better in person. I am so thrilled. Can't wait to show off ... and send them ..."
--Julie

"I love my ithaka cards! They're even better in living color. And thank you for the envelopes which are so very excellent. I want you to make lots of money at this because these are not merely cards, they're works of art. I can't wait to start sending them out as a way of advertising -- plus being really hip, cool, and unique!"
--Meg

"Your cards are absolutely sensational! I appreciate…

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  • Born on April 13
  • Joined February 8, 2009

Favorite materials

old books, old magazines, old maps

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    ithaka: repurposed literary ephemera

About

Kristy is a writer/editor and project manager by trade who has been making these cards for friends and family for years, but finally decided to sell them after enough people told her to.

What people have said:
"Just finished looking through them all and they look even better in person. I am so thrilled. Can't wait to show off ... and send them ..."
--Julie

"I love my ithaka cards! They're even better in living color. And thank you for the envelopes which are so very excellent. I want you to make lots of money at this because these are not merely cards, they're works of art. I can't wait to start sending them out as a way of advertising -- plus being really hip, cool, and unique!"
--Meg

"Your cards are absolutely sensational! I appreciate the originality of your creations."
--Kathy

"I have been purchasing your wonderful cards and LOVE them for any occasion, keep up the great work."
--Julie (a different one!)

" For the first time I bought more cards than books at Wordstock. Love your collage work!"
--Rhonda

"I LOVE MY CARDS AND BOXES!!!!! I might have to keep them! Ha ... hard to part with!!"
--Lidia

"One of them was perfect to send off to a mourning friend today. Absolutely perfect."
--Anmarie

"Kristy's handmade cards are wonderful! Quirky, evocative, snazzy. Each one is a fabulous collage of image and text."
--Paulann

"They are even more gorgeous in real life." --Cheryl

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