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Come holiday time, we’re all about playing dress-up: sparkles and rhinestones and glitter, oh my! But thanks to one uber-crafty local lady, we’ve also got your guide to being well-addressed. We all know the type — the got-it-together girl with adorable stationery and insane calligraphy skills who sends greeting cards on time and never forgets a thank-you note. If you're not a natural with expressing gratitude on paper, don’t fret — Claudia Smith, the stationery designer behind Bethesda-based company Fig. 2, answered our questions on how to pick the perfect card and, yes, what to write in it — just in time for the holidays. And we say: You're welcome.
Photo: Courtesy of Fig. 2
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