A Letterpress Christmas 2013 : Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

Cable Car Letterpress Christmas Cards | Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

I always look forward to seeing the latest from Esther Aarts at Hello! Lucky, and these new letterpress boxed holiday cards are absolutely adorable! The illustrated greetings feature city-centric designs with transportation icons like a San Francisco cable car (above), a London double-decker bus, and a bright yellow New York cab, as well as more general designs like a gift and animal-filled Christmas train.

Check ‘em out:

New York Letterpress Christmas Cards | Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

London Bus Letterpress Christmas Cards | Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

Christmas Train Letterpress Christmas Cards | Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

And a shimmery, gold foil stamped Happy New Year card:

New Years Cheers Letterpress Cards | Esther Aarts for Hello! Lucky

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2014 Calendars, Part 2

If you love pretty patterns, then I think that you’ll dig this collection of calendars, which feature everything from hand drawn to quilt-inspired and vibrant, colorful pattern work:

2014 Calendars, Pt. 2 as seen on papercrave.com

1. Rooted Canvas Wall Calendar | Khristian A. Howell 2. Patterned Wall Calendar | Jessica Swift 3. Bird Inspired Patterns | The Paperbird Society 4. Quilt Block Letterpress Desk Calendar | Lineville Letterpress 5. Patterned Grid Style Wall Calendar | Laura Macchia 6. Patterns & Shapes Double-Sided Calendar | Print Smitten 7. Pieces and Patterns Wall Calendar | One Canoe Two 8. Quilt Quarterly Screen Printed Wall Calendar | The Hungry Fox

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A Letterpress Christmas 2013, Roundup #2

Elegance, sophistication, and touches of whimsy can be found in this collection of lovely letterpress holiday cards:

A Letterpress Christmas, Roundup #2 as seen on papercrave.com

Above, clockwise from top left : Happy Holidays Holly | Chum Chum Press; Trees | Smock; A Toast To All… | Starshaped Press; Home For The Holidays | Starshaped Press; Lightbulb Tree | Rise & Shine Letterpress; Jingle All The Way | Steel Petal Press; Branch | Smock

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Holiday Greetings from Red Cap Cards

Red Cap Cards has an amazing array of artists creating card collections for their shop, and I’m completely enamored with their new holiday card collection, which features designs from Meg Hunt, Becca Stadtlander, Lizzy Stewart, Jill Labieniec, Christian Robinson, and Anna Emilia Laitinen.

Here’s a look at some of my favorites from the new collection, and be sure to head over to Red Cap to see all of the new cards.

Red Cap Cards' 2013 Holiday Card Collection

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2013 Holiday Card Picks, Pt. 1

Last week was my first “A Letterpress Christmas” roundup of the season, and today I’m excited to start sharing all of the awesome non-letterpress cards that I’ve come across in my web travels. There are so many fun and festive illustrated designs to choose from in this sweet bunch, and I hope that you’ll find just the right card somewhere in my picks!

Holiday Card Picks, Pt. 1 as seen on papercrave.com

Row 1 : Cat Christmas | Leah G

Row 2 : Merry Christmas Triangles (left) | Happy Cactus and 3D Holiday Town (right) | Wit & Whistle

Row 3 : Merry & Bright (left) | Bonjour Berry  and Screen Printed Greetings (middle and right) | Allison Cole

Row 4 : Joy Ornaments (left) | Rifle Paper Co. and Christmas Yeti (right) | The Fox and The Teacup

View all of my 2013 holiday card picks

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