Cards That Grow: This Month
Our Cards That Grow collection launches 3/11 in Seattle.

Our Cards That Grow collection launches 3/11 in Seattle.

This month, we are launching Cards That Grow, an eco-friendly initiative featuring plant-able high-end greeting cards. These plant-able cards are made with 100% recycled paper embedded with non-invasive wildflower seeds. Think black-eyed susans, baby-blue eyes, Siberian wallflower.

Imagine a wildflower with a sweet message right on the blooms. After you’ve shared the card with a loved one, they can plant that very card and watch it bloom into a wildflower. Think of these grow-able cards as a gift within a gift; a present that any nature-loving, design-appreciating person will covet every season for years to come.

 

We are taking the same high-quality product that you know and love and bringing them to the next level with Cards That Grow.

 

This collection will consist of three blind-embossed cards with messages ‘HI.’, ‘HAPPY HAPPY’ and ‘IT’S A BIG DAY’. These three new cards will come in both of our unique sizes: a folded 3x3” (our poco) and a flat 5x5” (our macho). The pocos will be available for $7 and the machos will be available for $11. Each card will be accompanied with a recycled envelope and instructions on how to plant your paper.

We know how much you loved our HAPPY HAPPY print so we decided to give it to you in a card form and even better, a plant-able one. We also added HI. and IT'S A BIG DAY so you can give our grow-able cards to anyone for any occasion.

Let your words flourish on LoweCo.’s Cards That Grow.

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¡LoweCo. Turns Uno! RECAP
The ¡LoweCo. Turns Uno! fiesta gets fired up at The Forum.

The ¡LoweCo. Turns Uno! fiesta gets fired up at The Forum.

¡LoweCo. Turns Uno! was a blast and a half. We had so much fun that we forgot to take pictures on our phones so good thing we had Silver Bear Creative and Swan Photography to document all the FREAKING FUN WE ALL HAD. Get ready for major FOMO, y'all.

Samantha Belbel concentrating on her craft at Wine & Watercolor Hour before the fiesta.

Samantha Belbel concentrating on her craft at Wine & Watercolor Hour before the fiesta.

The night started with Wine & Watercolor Hour with Catherine Lowe where our guests received one of our three prints (LOVELY, HAPPY, VEST) to watercolor and take home while enjoying a bag of LiveLovePop, unlimited glasses of Gallo Wines and bottles of Honest Tea. We wanted to promote girly gabbing with new neighbors so we went for a long table to fit all our excited new friends.

Bloggers  Lonestar Southern 's Kate Padgitt (left) and  The Perennial Style 's Ellen Flowers (right) at Wine & Watercolor Hour before the fiesta.

Bloggers Lonestar Southern's Kate Padgitt (left) and The Perennial Style's Ellen Flowers (right) at Wine & Watercolor Hour before the fiesta.

Old friends of McKinney, TX and new fans of LoweCo. took pictures between Wine & Watercolor Hour and the fiesta. Shay Shull of  MixandMatchMama.com  (and Catherine Lowe's sister-in-law) and her friends brought the party to the party :)

Old friends of McKinney, TX and new fans of LoweCo. took pictures between Wine & Watercolor Hour and the fiesta. Shay Shull of MixandMatchMama.com (and Catherine Lowe's sister-in-law) and her friends brought the party to the party :)

Once the VIP hour was over and the table was cleared, the dancing began. DJ Christy Ray blasted hip-hop (Catherine's favorites) and the perfect dance music all evening. To fuel the night, Taco Heads supplied hungry guests with a range of fresh tacos. Their station was a frequent stop in the night for vegans and meat-eaters alike. And to wash down those tacos...our signature drinks! Mint Dentistry Mojito, Blaine Bowen Baloma and Fave4Hair Firework (this had pop rocks in it!) were a hit and made the perfect accessory to everyone's killer dance moves. 

DJ Christy Ray made quite the impression with her amazing playlist.

DJ Christy Ray made quite the impression with her amazing playlist.

Guests couldn't help but get down to Christy Ray's cuts. Catherine Lowe wearing a  Lion & Witch  festive frock was a sucker for the party playlist.

Guests couldn't help but get down to Christy Ray's cuts. Catherine Lowe wearing a Lion & Witch festive frock was a sucker for the party playlist.

Taco Heads' delicious tacos were the perfect party food for ¡LoweCo. Turns Uno!'s hungry guests.

Taco Heads' delicious tacos were the perfect party food for ¡LoweCo. Turns Uno!'s hungry guests.

Our ISN'T SHE LOVELY basket included a  GLAM  boxes  GLAMpetite makeup box, Blaine Bowen + Fave4Hair products,  Baublerella  pieces, two of our LOVELY cards and a $250 gift card to  Blushington .

Our ISN'T SHE LOVELY basket included a GLAMboxes GLAMpetite makeup box, Blaine Bowen + Fave4Hair products, Baublerella pieces, two of our LOVELY cards and a $250 gift card to Blushington.

Every half hour during the fiesta, Catherine Lowe got on stage to announce the winners of the coveted gift baskets that were raffle items for the night. We had seven lucky winners of baskets that included Fave4Hair products, West Coast Vibes garb, A Night at Reunion Tower, Finell products and many more amazing items.

Guests could also shop some of LoweCo.'s cards for Valentine's Day and beyond, at a neighboring table. While some partygoers shopped and some entered the raffle, others were taking their photos in the mirmir photobooth. All the photos taken that night can be seen here but guests were given a hardcopy after each shot.

MK Event Boutique was responsible for the planning and execution of Catherine's vision for the night and brought some wonderful vendors to the forefront. RLove Floral had mini cactus centerpieces on each of the bar tables and also elegantized (someone should really make that a word) the place up with arrangements up high and down low.

One of the highlights of the night was our ¡UNO! pinatas made by Sarah Robison. Each was filled with 17 lbs of candy and ridiculous swag like Fave4Hair products, Blaine Bowen jewelry, Mint Dentistry dental care products (gotta take care of them teef!), mini UNO games, and fun noisemakers. Not only did they make for awesome decor, they were pretty entertaining. Catherine Lowe made the inaugural whack and it took about 10 swings, 4 stabs and 3 yanks to get the goods out.

Seven baskets in total were raffled off during the night. Our "GIRL TALK" Basket included our GIRL TALK pack of poco cards, a Giant Uno game, Blaine Bowen tees, Baublerella's Glitzy Gloves,  Katy Girl Designs  prints and a huge box of luxury chocolates by  Kate Weiser .

Seven baskets in total were raffled off during the night. Our "GIRL TALK" Basket included our GIRL TALK pack of poco cards, a Giant Uno game, Blaine Bowen tees, Baublerella's Glitzy Gloves, Katy Girl Designs prints and a huge box of luxury chocolates by Kate Weiser.

When the pinatas (finally) started to rain swaggies, our staff handed out sombreros, headbands, beads, oversized glasses, maracas and other fun festive items to really crank the party up. We called this Crazy Hour which was inspired by a Peruvian wedding Catherine attended years ago.

After some more dancing, raffling, drinking, and eating, our "birthday cake" in the form of a Churro Macaron Tower by Joy Macarons was passed around for everyone to enjoy.

Once all the announcements had been made, Catherine Lowe's mother-in-law had left the building and the raffles were all given out, Christy Ray and Catherine had a moment. Karaoke Cat, we shall call her, sang "My Boo" for the crowd with a sombrero on her head and no shoes on her feet. The sign of a very good time. 

 

 

 

 

One of our lively guests enjoys her spoils from Crazy Hour.

One of our lively guests enjoys her spoils from Crazy Hour.

MK Event Boutique passes around our Churro Macaron Birthday Cake.

MK Event Boutique passes around our Churro Macaron Birthday Cake.

Catherine Lowe and LoweCo.'s Executive Assistant (and much more) Quinn Barker revel in an event well done.

Catherine Lowe and LoweCo.'s Executive Assistant (and much more) Quinn Barker revel in an event well done.

MK Event Boutique and LoweCo. intertwined to create a memorable fiesta.

MK Event Boutique and LoweCo. intertwined to create a memorable fiesta.

A big THANK YOU to our sponsors, vendors, guests and supporters.

We couldn't have done it without you.

 

Venue: The Forum / Event Planners: MK Event Boutique / DJ: Christy Ray / Sponsors: Fave4Hair, Blaine Bowen, MINT Dentistry, Honest Tea, Baublerella, LiveLovePop / Food: Taco Heads, Joy Macarons / Wine: Gallo Wines / Photography: Swan Photography / Videography: Silver Bear Creative / Floral: RLove Floral / Pinatas: Sarah Robison / Donations for Raffles: GLAMboxes, Kate Weiser Chocolate, Baublerella, Finell, Katy Girl Designs, Blushington, West Coast Vibes, Happy Plugs, Reunion Tower

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A Note from Catherine

I may not personally scream 'luxury' or 'chic' or even 'high-end', but I'm pretty positive I know how to create a product that is. I'm like the Grace Coddington of stationery, pulling together u-chic-ness out of what looks to be resourceful chaos. (If you don't know Grace Coddington, she was the Creative Director for American Vogue for 28 years and she's known for her big, fuzzy red hair and amazing photoshoots. If you DO know Grace Coddington, I'm being extremely generous with my comparison, I know it's a kind of blasphemy and I apologize.)

I shop at Buffalo Exchange, not Gucci. I get my hair cut at barber shops, not classy salons. I drive a beat-up Toyota 4Runner previously owned by my father-in-law, not a souped-up Range Rover. All this to say, you may think goofy Catherine Giudici doesn't match up perfectly to Founder and Chief Creative Officer to LoweCo. Luxury Paperie Catherine Lowe, but she does. (I do.)

I started LoweCo. because I not only love greeting cards, but I genuinely love design. And branding. And people. And love. <3 LoweCo. cards are designed with careful restraint and a cheeky play on words. 80% chic, 20% cheek. You may have a hard time seeing the product in photographs but I promise, once you get our pieces in your hands, you'll see, feel and feel the quality. LoweCo. is so my kind of minimalistic design style and I hope you can appreciate its simplicity.

I'll be taking your questions in the comments below about LoweCo. and really anything else you want to ask me. I'm a pretty open book (I'd like to think), so go for it :)

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We're Going on Tour

DFW PEOPLE! Catherine Lowe and our sweet paper goodies are touring the area starting like, yesterday. We'll have our Holiday Collection in tow and will be talking about and selling tickets to ¡LoweCo. Turns Uno! Come meet Catherine and shop our perfect-for-presents products.

Here are the dates you need to know:

TUES DEC 06 - Bandier in Highland Park Village from 2-4:30pm
SAT DEC 10 - Diptyque in NorthPark Center from 1-3pm
TUES DEC 13 - Landry Kate in Downtown McKinney from 6:30-8:30pm
THURS DEC 15 - Talulah & HESS in Lakewood from 6-8pm
SAT DEC 17 - With Dallasites101 at the Alexan West in Dallas from 11am-3pm

If you aren't in the area and wanna follow our tour, watch on our Instagram Story as we pepper the city. Head to the SHOP page so you can really get in on the action. Winter wink!

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Holiday Gift Guide

'Tis the season for sweet treats and even sweeter gifts. It's that time of year again when you're desperately searching for the perfect gifts for your closest friends and family. Look no further, we've got everything you need right here. From coffee subscriptions, to LoweCo. luxury goods to the cocktail maker everyone needs, like yesterday, we've got it all. Here are our picks for what they'll want and need this holiday season.

 

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1 Slate Coffee   Roasters Coffee should never be boring. And a Slate Coffee Subscription guarantees it wont be. By becoming a subscriber, you will receive  in-season single origin coffee selected by our head roaster. Your subscription will be roasted every Thursday and shipped the following day.  And you never know, every now and again you might get a little something extra with your order. Shop subscriptions here.

2 Vellabox    Bliss. The ultimate comfort experience. When you receive your first Vellabox your senses will awaken. We curate a perfect combination of the highest quality candles and handpicked products that complement your candle – Non-toxic, lead free, hand poured, from the best companies in the country. Indulgence delivered to your door every month. From the finest American artisans to you. Our candles are guaranteed to delight and surprise month-after-month. 3-, 6-, and 12-month options available. Shop subscriptions here.

3 LoweCo. Goods    We launched new products and cards just in time for the holidays. The same luxury look you know and love, our crisp white cards sing so sweetly this season. MISTLETOE ME, NUTMEG: A SEASONAL GREETING and MARY HAD A LITTLE BABY JESUS will be the blind-embossed messages that grace the fronts of both our machos (5x5 flat cards) and pocos (3x3" folded cards). Get them in a pack so you don't have to choose just one. Your honey, your boss and your mom will thank you.

Gilded gift tags and invitations are also available for Christmas but are great all-year round. Our 2x3" gift tags (sold in packs of 5) are simple and classic, TO / FROM in gold foil with a gold ribbon to round out their elegance. Our invitations (sold in packs of 12 with corresponding opaque envelopes) are the perfect way to let your friends know you're having a party, big or small. COME TO MY PARTY / YOU DA YOU DA GUEST blind-embossed on the front, with WHO / WHAT / WHEN / WEAR in gold foil on the back.

4 The Hostess Cutting Board   How many crackers should accompany the cheese? And don’t forget the jam! With this wooden cutting board, crafting the perfect hors d’oeuvres platter doesn’t have to be such a mystery. Crystal clear prompts—the vehicle, cheese, savory, and sweet—ensure she will be party-ready in mere minutes. Shop here.

5 A Year In Cupcakes    Cupcake mania shows no signs of slowing down, so grab this comprehensive collection for the cupcake lover on your list. With this gift, they can transform their already-delicious cupcakes into bakery-ready masterpieces at home with an entire year’s worth of celebratory adornments—you’ll find sprinkles, picks, liners, and decorations for Valentine’s Day, Easter, the Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and birthdays. Shop here.

6 Far North Spirits Solveig Gin    Every step of production for this rye-based gin takes place at the Minnesota-based distillery, from the growing of the rye to milling, mashing, and fermenting—and it makes a difference. It's one of the most flavorful we’ve ever tasted, full of grapefruit, thyme, juniper, and lavender notes. Shop here.

7 Somabar  Looking for an easy way to enjoy a bar-quality drink in your own home without bartending experience? A new appliance gives you exactly that, and it’s easier than making a cup of coffee. The Somabar, a “robotic bartender,” promises craft cocktails all at the press of a button. Shop here.

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    Holiday Collection

     

    ICYMI            We just launched our first Holiday Collection, and we're really excited about it. Everything in the Collection features gold foil details because we know how much you love that. Plus, not only do we have new cards, we also have new products. These new products are great for all occasions, relationships, and celebrations this season. As always, our chic cards are fabulous for any time, but they'll especially stand out against the sea of red and green. Our Holiday Collection is like that house on the block that's decorated with class, you can't help but drive past and admire.

     

    1          New Cards NUTMEG: A SEASONAL GREETING, MARY HAD A LITTLE BABY JESUS, MISTLETOE ME. Available alone in poco or macho size, or in a poco or macho pack. Pocos are paired with a glama envelope, and machos are paired with an opaque envelope. Still in the same signature blind-embossed style that you love, but with a little golden jzujh. 

     

    2         Invites COME TO MY PARTY / YOU DA YOU DA GUEST. These invites are the same size as our machos (5"X5"), and are available in a pack of 12 with corresponding opaque envelopes, all packaged in a clear box. Consider the front a classic blind-embossed macho--a Dr. Jekyll, if you will, and the back a gold-foiled elaborate Mr. Hyde. In your nicest script, write your party's details on the WWWW gold lines.

     

    3         Gift Tags TO / FROM. This chic take on gift tags are 2"X3" and come in a pack of 5, gold ribbon included, all packaged in a clear liner. Instead of writing on the backside of the wrapping paper like we know you all have, here's a sophisticated solution.

     

     

    To get your white gloves all up in this mug:

    Shop our poco MARY HAD A LITTLE BABY JESUS here.

    Shop our macho MARY HAD A LITTLE BABY JESUS here.

    Shop our poco NUTMEG: A SEASONAL GREETING here.

    Shop our macho NUTMEG: A SEASONAL GREETING here.

    Shop our poco MISTLETOE ME here.

    Shop our macho MISTLETOE ME here.

    Shop our poco THE HOLIDAY PACK here.

    Shop our macho THE HOLIDAY PACK here.

    Shop our INVITES here.

    Shop our GIFT TAGS here.

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    10 Mean Girls Quotes We Think Were Meant For Us

    We're girls, so of course we love Mean Girls. (But not mean girls.) And in our sassiest post yet, peep the quotes from Mean Girls we are just positive were foreshadowing our existence.

     

    For maximum effect, quotes should be read in Damian's sassy voice.

    1. "You go, Glen Coco." Glen LoweCo.'s lesser known cousin Glen Coco is an underground stud muffin.

    2. "Boo, you whore." Our BOOHOO card is for when a b like Regina calls you a whore. Get her back by writing in the Burn Book about her mustache and fat thighs.

    3. "It's not my fault you're, like, in love with me or something!" Cady has a thing for LoweCo. and we inspired this quote because of her love for us. Dang, we should have trademarked it.

    4. "I can't help it that I'm so popular." Our YOUR TUSH IS THE ONLY ONE I WANNA SQUISH card is like, really popular. Girls wanna be it and guys wanna be with it.

    5. "You can't just ask someone why they're white." Our cards are white. Suuuper white. (And square, but that's a whole 'nother thing.)

    6. "So you agree. You think you're really pretty." Betches love to "compliment" each other. Our BLONDES/BRUNETTES cards "complement" each other. They're both really pretty though.

    7. "The limit does not exist." ...on how many LoweCo. cards and gifts you can have.

    8. "I'm a cool mom." Catherine Lowe is a self-proclaimed cool mom. She lets Samuel stay up all night!

    9. "We only carry sizes 1, 3 and 5. You could try Sears.You can't find our cards in Sears. (You DEFINITELY can't find our cards in Sears.) But we've got 3x3" and 5x5" cards and we're just as snooty and chic as 1.3.5.

    10. "It's October 3rd." We launched our newest product PRINTS on October 3rd and a very little known fact: Catherine believes Samuel was conceived October 3rd of last year. Sorry for putting you on blast, Sean Lowe. Actually, we don't care. Because Samuel.

     

    And there you have it, folks. You can't deny that LoweCo. and Mean Girls aren't a match made in heaven. Now buy our cards, whore. Wink!

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    The Stork Has Goodies
    The Monochrome Baby Gift Bundle &nbsp;by Aston Baby was curated by our Catherine Lowe with favorites for her Samuel.

    The Monochrome Baby Gift Bundle by Aston Baby was curated by our Catherine Lowe with favorites for her Samuel.

    We pride ourselves on having cards for all occasions. And baby gifting is one of them. Aston Baby approached us about creating a bundle and it couldn't be a better fit.

    The Monochrome Baby Gift Bundle was curated by Catherine Lowe with her new son Samuel in mind. This very special bundle includes Never Forget Classic Milestone Cards, Sleep Soundly Universal Cover, Scrub A Bub Bar and Low Down Harem Pants. Get 20% off this bundle when you use promo code 'catherinelovessamuel'. Yay!

    The bundle is gender-neutral, but LoweCo. has paired our MY FAVORITE COLOR IS BYOU poco with this bundle in honor of baby boy Samuel and our ISN'T SHE LOVELY poco would be splendid for moms of little baby girls.

    So head to astonbaby.com to gift a new mom this practical and sweet bundle but only after you snag one of our cards to tell her why you got it :)

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    "My mom is like really nice."

    For my mom's 29th birthday, she asked that we give a seat for our upcoming event CALLIGRAPH-HAAAY to someone who tells us a story. Not just any story, but one of gratitude. These are her words: 

    "In honor of my birthday, I'd like to donate a seat in the Calligraphy Class on 11/12. Like [a contest] for a student to honor a teacher or a grandchild to honor their grandmother or a daughter to honor her mother or something to do with veterans."

    My mom is a teacher who is caring for her elderly mother (my grandmother) and is my mother, and her father was a veteran, so they all relate to who my mother is. I get it, Mom. You want me to honor you. So for those of you who want to attend our event on November 12th but maybe don't have the resources, Marms' gotchu. 

    Tell us your appreciation story below and my mom will choose the lucky person to perfect their calligraphy skills alongside her daughter (me, Catherine Lowe). Since we know that not everyone is in the DFW area, we will choose one second-place winner who will receive five cards of their choice. How's that for a giveaway?

    Also, just an idea, but if you win and don't want to attend alone, you could split the cost of another seat with that BFF of yours so you're both winners. The two winners for this giveaway will be announced October 26th, which is a week from today - so get to sharing! And GO MARMS / IT'S YA BIRTHDAY :)

    Disclaimer: She had another idea that involved making a mad lib out of LoweCo.'s sayings, but it got a little lost in translation, so we went with this option.

    To find all the details about CALLIGRAPH-HAAAY, click here.

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    Here Here! Now: Prints
    LoweCo. is now more than just cards, but still just as square. Prints are the new thing now and we want you to take a gander.

     

    As of October 3rd, we added a new product to our repertoire: PRINTS. Yup, that's right, a more permanent fixture in your home, office, home office and beyond. Each print is 8x8", blind-embossed with a gold detail. If we could spell prints another way, it'd be C-H-I-C.

    Not only is this a new product but we also offer a new saying. You've seen ISN'T SHE LOVELY and YOU'RE THE VEST / I SHOES YOU but our sure-to-win Most Popular is HAPPY HAPPY. Our prints come naked for $19 or with a white frame for $37.

    For your viewing pleasure, there isn't glass obscuring the prints' sayings, but it does still come with the white frame--just behind the piece. We love how you don't need 3-D glasses to see our 3-D pieces so we wanted to show off our best assets.

    They make great gifts for (really) loved ones or for your lovely self. Considering the gifting season is coming up quick (and there are limited quantities of our pieces), you should snag up one right now. But remember, two is better than one and three is way better than one. (Is that a saying? It should be.)

     

    Our new 8x8" LOVELY print is quite lovely.

    Our new 8x8" LOVELY print is quite lovely.

    Our LOVELY print in a white frame may be even lovelier...

    Our LOVELY print in a white frame may be even lovelier...

     

    Places to hang and/or stand up your new LoweCo. print:

    - Living Room Gallery Wall

    - Guest Bedroom Accent Table

    - Bedroom Closet Wall

    - Above the Crib in the Nursery

    - Office Desk

    - In place of your TV

    - Guest Bathroom Wall

     

    Show us where you place your LoweCo. print with #loweco on all your social media or tell us below where you plan to showcase it. :)

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