The Business of Stationery


Learn how to build a career as a stationery designer.

This on-demand program will give you life-time access to all of the workshop content, so you can participate on your own schedule.


Sign up now | $97

Have you ever thought about opening up a stationery business? Don’t know where to start? Do you love paper? Have you ever wondered how to start your own stationery or paper goods company? Are you currently running a stationery business, but struggling to figure out your next move?

There are many different paths you can take to building a stationery business. You can create a product line and sell wholesale, or open a custom design studio and retail shop. You can even build a completely online business that gives you the flexibility to sell your stationery from home.

We have brought together three successful stationery designers who have built totally different types of businesses to create a  three-day live online workshop that will help you explore the different ways you can monetize your stationery designer skills.

This workshop will explore:

– Creating a product line & selling wholesale
– Starting a custom design studio & retail shop
– Building an audience & selling stationery online

Sign up now | $97

Meet the Instructors:

AMD_Bio PhotoAlexis Mattox started making her beautiful laser-cut stationery in 2011 and has since expanded her talents to party supplies and artwork. Alexis and her husband Paul run Alexis Mattox Design from their Utah based design studio. Alexis loves design, creativity and making beautiful art. Paul loves entrepreneurship, art history and business. Alexis Mattox Design creates classically modern paper goods, wedding decor and lifestyle products. Today their products are carried in retailers nationwide including JCrew, Daivds Bridal, Urban Outfitters and Dillards.

Trisha Logan is a wife, mom, designer, and small-business owner out of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Her store, Shindig Paperie is an eclectic shop filled with beautiful prints, stationery, and various paper goods. Trisha worked in product development as the creative director and designer for a large gift and paper line for 9 years. Seeing so much beautiful product at trade shows and in trend research, she realized most of it was unavailable in Fayetteville and many local brides were frustrated by the lack of great letterpress. Shindig Paperie offers a well-curated collection of personalized stationery, greeting cards and gifts, as well as invitations for every occasion.

Katie Almazan is the Founder and Designer of The Paper Gold Co. She is a proud wife and stay-at-home mommy to two amazing boys Julian (2) and Jordan (6).  Katie found her passion for carving and creativing stamps two years ago, and began selling her custom designs on Etsy with the goal of being able to work from home. The Paper Gold Co quickly grew into a thriving online business with an international following. They lovingly donate 15% of their profits to local and global charities and families.

The Schedule:

Session One – Creating a product line & selling wholesale, with Alexis Mattox Design

This hour-long session will cover:

– Creating a brand that distinguishes your work
– Developing a cohesive collection that exemplifies your style
– Finding retailers and selling wholesale

Session Two – Starting a custom design studio & retail shop, with Trisha Logan

This hour-long session will cover:

– Finding retail space and opening a stationery shop
– Reaching new customers and growing your business
– Balancing custom design clients and product development

Session Three – Building an audience & selling stationery online, with Katie Almazan

This hour-long session will cover:

– Finding your niche and developing products
– Building an audience around your work
– Growing your online business into a full-time venture



Sign up now | $97

This three-day live online workshop will give you access to:

3 Recorded Sessions

Our recorded workshop sessions allow you to work through this entire program on your own schedule, and our private Facebook group will give you a chance to connect with the other participants.

3 Daily Lessons

Each session includes a daily lesson packed with resources to help you put everything you learn into action.

Comprehensive workbook

All of the content is packaged into a downloadable comprehensive workbook that will give you lifetime access to the recorded workshop content.

How does it work?

How does it work? You will get a downloadble PDF that will give you access to all of workshop content. This on-demand workshop includes access to three recorded sessions with our instructor Each session includes an hour-long video, downloadble worksheets and other free resources. You will also get access to an exclusive facebook group which will connect you with 200+ artists who are building the same type of business as you are.

What if I don’t like the workshop?

We want everyone to leave 100% happy. Let us know if you are not totally satisfied with the workshop, and we will give you a complete refund.

Who’s this workshop for?

This workshop is for creatives who want to build a business around their passion.

Who created this workshop?

This course was created by Alexis Mattox, Trisha Logan, and Katie Almazan-Grant in partnership with Modern Thrive.

What if I’m just starting out?

This workshop was designed for creatives at all levels. This workshop will help you find the path to building a business around your passion. (regardless of where you are in the journey)

Got another question?

Email us:  modernthrive@gmail.com