Decorative stationery includes elegantly designed greeting cards, gift cards, RSVP cards, thank you cards, holiday cards, fold-over place cards, announcement cards, small single cards, long single cards, memo pads, fine stationery sheets for handwriting and decorative envelopes. This type of stationery presents itself with a flourish and is a superb addition to your personal writing materials. Stationery sets also make perfect gift items. When you think of decorative stationery, you immediately think of paper and the personal process of written communication. Use of stationery has historically been an important part of good social etiquette, particularly since the Victorian era.