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Story of Frankie & Claude

Story of Frankie & Claude

Nice to meet you!

I’m Sam, the founder and owner behind Frankie & Claude. In 2012, I began designing stationery as a creative outlet and side gig. Inspired by my passion for design and creativity, what started as a weekend hobby transformed into Frankie & Claude — a stationery and lifestyle shop curating paper goods, homewares, gifts, and accessories. In the fall of 2015, I took a leap of faith and quit my day job to pursue my business full-time — and I’ve never looked back. I hope Frankie & Claude inspires people to gift with meaning and intention, and add beauty to our everyday lives. Welcome, I’m so glad you’re here!

Frankie & Claude has grown and changed over the years as I've found my design rhythm and style that is uniquely my own; a thoughtfully designed and carefully curated stationery and lifestyle brand. Our goal is to bring a little more color and humor into your everyday life. We celebrate life's moments, big and small, and remind you to never take yourself too seriously.

We are so honored to have been featured on numerous websites, print and media outlets, including:

Real Simple Magazine
Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Journal
Good Morning America
Buzz Feed
Country Living Magazine
Martha Stewart Weddings
Stationery Trends Magazine
Gift Shop Magazine
Oh So Beautiful Paper

From the bottom of my heart, thank you for taking the time to browse our shop. Thank you for shopping small, for supporting a women-owned business, and for following along our journey. People like you make Frankie & Claude a reality, and we are endlessly grateful. We hope you enjoy the color, find some beautiful things and some things that make you laugh a little too.

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