2013 Holiday Card Picks, Pt. 3

This festive group of holiday greetings includes oodles of awesome hand lettering and just a little bit of booze. In other words, if you love hand drawn type and partaking in a refreshing alcoholic beverage or two during the holiday season, then I think you’ll dig these designs!

Holiday Card Picks, Pt. 3 as seen on papercrave.com

Row 1 : Warm Wishes (left) | laLa Grace; Holiday Beer (center) | Snow & Graham; Season’s Greetings (right) | Hennel Paper

Row 2 : Happy Christmas (left) | Beau Ideal; Gift Wrapping (top right) | An April Idea; Snowman Driving Car (bottom right) | Dear Hancock

Row 3 : Aunt Esther (left) | Lucky Luxe and Merry and Bright (right) | An Open Sketchbook

Row 4 : Jolly Christmas Shot Glass Card (left) | 55 Hi’s and Meowy Christmas (right) | Pattern Daily

View all of my 2013 holiday card picks

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A Letterpress Christmas 2013 : Imogen Owen

Little Lotte & Bear Christmas Letterpress Card | Imogen Owen

Imogen Owen recently introduced THREE new letterpress holiday lines, and this means oodles of awesome cards for us! The Modern Graphic collection features sleek, typographic designs with holiday sentiments; the Hand Lettered collection features whimsical, hand drawn greetings in red and teal; and the Little Lotte & Bear collection features the endearing (and adorable), illustrated wintertime adventures of the cute duo.

Here’s a peek at some of my favorites, and you can check out all of the available designs in Imogen Owen’s shop.

Imogen Owen Letterpress Holiday Cards

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Whimsy Whimsical Holiday

Fala Lala La Holiday Card | Whimsy Whimsical

I find all things Whimsy Whimsical to be pretty irresistible. I mean, how could I not be completely enamored with the absolutely adorable woodland critters that inhabit the landscape of their paper goodies? And their new holiday collection makes my heart swell. Scarved owls, foxes, and bunnies singing Christmas carols? A hot air ballooning fox and bear? Reindeer sipping hot cocoa? So cute!

Have a peek at the new greeting cards, gift tags, and stickers in the Whimsy Whimsical holiday collection below, and head over to their shop to see much more.

Whimsy Whimsical Holiday Paper Goods

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A Letterpress Christmas 2013 : Boxcar Press

Peace and Joy Letterpress Holiday Card | Boxcar Press

Boxcar Press is well known in the stationery world as supplier to letterpress stationers all around, and this year they’ve launched a little holiday card line of their own. Created by their in-house design team, the new letterpress holiday cards feature luscious letterpress and foil stamping in styles that range from elegant and classic (the Peace and Joy card above) to more cheeky designs (the Christmas Vacation card cracks me up – love that movie!). Check out a preview of the collection below, and be sure to head over to the Boxcar Press shop to see the full collection.

Christmas Vacation Holiday Letterpress Card | Boxcar Press

Mittens Holiday Letterpress Card | Boxcar Press

Crazy Awesome Holiday Letterpress Card | Boxcar Press

'Staching Holiday Letterpress Card | Boxcar Press

New Year Cheer Holiday Letterpress Card | Boxcar Press

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A Letterpress Christmas 2013 : Rafftruck Designs

Letterpress Peace Holiday Card | Rafftruck Designs

I’m enjoying the sweet simplicity of Rafftruck Design’s letterpress holiday card collection, which features understated, modern greetings with whimsical touches and (lefty!) hand lettering. Some of my favorites are below and, because of my penchant for making up words, I have to smile every time I see “Chrismukkah”! Be sure to head over to Rafftruck’s shop to see the full collection.

Modern Letterpress Holiday Cards | Rafftruck Designs

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