Support Communities Rising with Parabo Holiday Cards

In the spirit of the Holiday Season we wanted our work here at Parabo to give back. So, we teamed up with Communities Rising to donate $5 for every pack of Holiday Cards we print to their work bringing education to kids in rural India!

We feel a special connection with Communities Rising’s work because all of our printers and a big part of the Parabo Team live in India. Fun times when we visit each other in SF/India and countless Skype meetings have given us all a special bond with our two homes.

We spoke with Communities Rising’s President, Elizabeth McCoy to let you all know a little bit more about what they do.

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Editors’ Picks: Metallic Décor

We can’t seem to get enough of metallics in home décor, but we have read the saga of King Midas.

We’ve learned from his mistakes and promise to only decorate with gold, silver, brass, copper and other metals, in moderation.

Here are 10 of our favorite ways to get down with this Midasian trend.
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Q&A with Zine Maker: Laura Helen Winn

When inspiration strikes, Laura Helen Winn rolls with it.

Her friends’ yummy Vietnamese food inspired a skateboard design, which inspired a photoshoot, that in turn inspired the creation of the Rice Paper Scissors Zine.

We asked her all about it and ended up finding inspiration of our own. Read on. Be inspired.

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How Big Can I Print My Photos?

Why are we here? Where’s the Nutella? How big can I print this photo?

Some mysteries are too big to solve, but the printing thing? Oh, we’ve got this printing thing down and we’re here to help.

We’re going to explain how to find the file size of your, yes, your photo, and just what that means in the grand scheme of (printing) things.
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