Pink Loves Brown

The Shop is Open Again!

YAY!!! Maternity leave has been wonderful, but it’s time to open Pink Loves Brown again!

Pink Loves Brown

Thank you for your patience. Besides caring for a newborn during my time off and also keeping up with the blog here (obviously), I’ve been furiously working away behind the scenes on my business. I switched the entire site over to a new web host, designed some great new stationery, researched and implemented greener production methods, photographed the new items, updated my wholesale order forms (new stores are always welcome, by the way), and entered everything into the site. It’s been a lot of work, but I’m so glad that the shop is up and running again!

Here’s a little glimpse of the new stationery

New Stationery at Pink Loves Brown

And here are the paper suitcases, now available in six yummy colors.

Paper Suitcases at Pink Loves Brown

Head on over to Pink Loves Brown and check out all of the new goodies, and of course the old favorites too! And you can enter “yippee” at checkout to save 20% on your order. Thanks again for all of your support. I can’t wait to start sending pretty packages out from the shop again!

* The discount is valid through midnight October 25, and cannot be combined with any other offer.

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  • Dallas Landrum
    October 18, 2009 at 9:12 pm


  • lori
    October 18, 2009 at 9:20 pm

    congrats nicole! so nice to see you back!

  • Nina
    October 18, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    Yay! Love the new colours and patterns…

  • Anna Liesemeyer
    October 18, 2009 at 10:43 pm

    I have been waiting so I can order one of those lovely suitcases….now to decide which color…hmm.

  • Ellen
    October 18, 2009 at 10:50 pm

    Now that your shop is back open…you should make and sell the badge and buttons for each month. I love the ones you made for your daughter and I would love to buy a set if you decide to sell them!

    • Making it Lovely
      October 20, 2009 at 5:48 pm

      I’m planning to sell a version, but I’m still in the design process. :)

  • Fiona
    October 19, 2009 at 1:10 am

    Love the paper suitcases! These look wonderful!

  • Laura
    October 19, 2009 at 7:20 am

    I stumbled upon your blog/shop right when you went on maternity leave. I am so excited that you are back!! Congrats again!

  • B
    October 19, 2009 at 8:13 am

    Wow! I can’t believe how busy and productive you’ve been. Congrats!

  • The Maiden Metallurgist
    October 19, 2009 at 9:35 am

    Congratulations on being back at work, everything looks lovely.

  • meta
    October 19, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    aaaawwww, I want all those paper suitcases…

  • Chelsea
    October 19, 2009 at 2:28 pm

    Those paper suitcases are beautiful! Looks like you were hard at work even while being on maternity leave…props!

  • Mrs Soup
    October 19, 2009 at 3:18 pm

    Those paper suitcases are gorgeous! I’m so impressed at what you were able to do on leave! So amazing.

  • Melanie
    October 19, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    Congrats on coming off maternity leave! It must be exciting to get back into the swing of things!

  • Megan
    October 19, 2009 at 7:48 pm

    What is that silver metal divider you have your stationery displayed in? And where did you get it – it would be the most perfect mail/desk organizer!

  • Cassie
    October 20, 2009 at 8:33 am

    I’m so glad you’re back! I am a huge fan of your stationary. I also love the ‘I love you’ greeting card! It is just so precious. I think I might have to buy one to give to hubby on our anniversary. :)

  • Keren @ ChicTip
    October 20, 2009 at 10:33 am

    Congratulations! I love the new colors!!

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  • Alisha
    October 20, 2009 at 6:31 pm

    Congrats on the re-open. Your items look gorgeous!

  • Nicole
    October 20, 2009 at 6:58 pm

    Welcome back! Well, to work that is.

  • Kylie @ All Things Lovely
    October 20, 2009 at 8:30 pm

    Congratulations!! Perfect in time for Christmas. :) Love the new suitcase colours.

  • Miss Prissy Paige
    October 20, 2009 at 9:42 pm

    Welcome back! Can’t wait to check out the store and all the new goodies!

  • Desiree Fawn
    October 21, 2009 at 12:21 am

    YIPEE indeed!
    Congrats on the official reopening ^_^

  • Melissa ~ With Love csunsweetie
    October 21, 2009 at 12:30 pm

    Congratulations on reopening! I’ve become such a fan of your blog and follow you on twitter to see when it’d reopen. Yay!

  • Jessica @ Black.White.Yellow
    October 22, 2009 at 7:43 am

    Yay!! I have been jonesing for some new magnets!

  • Down Pillow
    October 25, 2009 at 9:14 pm

    Those suitcases are too cute – I’ll have to check out the shop :)

  • Megan
    October 28, 2009 at 10:06 am

    I love the paper suitcases. I’ve been meaning to ask you, do you make those yourself?

  • Tiffany S.
    October 30, 2009 at 8:54 pm

    Welcome back! I’ve been focusing on other stuff but need to concentrate on making my house cuter.

    So glad you love being a mother!Eleanor’s lucky to have such a creative mommy!

  • adella soemantri
    December 2, 2009 at 11:26 pm

    Hi, i’ve just come across your website from other designs related websites and i have to say, i am stunned by your paper suitcases. Do you deliver to Indonesia? :D

  • Achala
    November 6, 2012 at 2:09 am

    I stumbled upon your shop/blog while you were on leave. Glad you are back. I just checked your shop. It still says closed.

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