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TAY HAM is an independent greeting card company based in Wilmington, North Carolina featuring bold designs, clever wordplay and pop culture-related content. "We have a card for every life event and un-occasion. We specialize in belly laughs, rock babes, secret jokes between friends, guacamole, and above all keeping it real." Hand illustrated and branded with a signature flip-side design, TAY HAM is the best way to say whatever.
Owner and artist Taylor Hamilton, is a native New Yorker and has been chasing paper since she was just a young babe wishing on stars for envelopes.
1. How + when did you get your start?
I've been making cards in various forms since I could hold a pencil. Turning it into an actual business sort of just spiraled once I took the leap and left my job in the film industry. Sometimes you just have to do things and see what happens.
2. Where do you draw inspiration from?
Real life. I like people and things. It's really that simple.
3. Why did you choose North Carolina?
Basically it was a dart on the map type situation. I'm from New York and wanted an easier life so at 18 I loaded up my my car and moved on down the coast. I was too broke to move again so here I am 15 years later :)
4. Describe your perfect vacation.
A cozy cabin in the woods with lots of food, lots of wine and at least one interaction with a wild animal.
5. What do you like to do in your free time?
I enjoy being in my bed or playing with my plants.
6. What is your ideal style?
Classic, with a hint of WTF.