It’s a New Year with New Cards!

With the holiday season behind us and the new year making it’s beautiful introduction, we’re uber (is this even a verb anymore?) excited about all our newest card additions! Here are some of the newest cards up on the site.
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Did the holiday crazy-ness get the best of you? Forget to send Holiday cards? It’s cool. 2016 is still new. Nobody will mind a lovely New Year’s card in their mailbox for at least another month (by which we mean, they’ll be delighted).  Continue reading

21 Cards to Cheer Someone Up

Ever been down in the dumps? Everyone has hit a rough patch or two… we all know that hitting a low can be a lot less of a bummer if our friends and family are there to support us. Sure, sending a nice text here and there is a good gesture, but sometimes you may want to give your support a little extra umph. Making someone’s day filled with a little sunshine does not take a lot. Just send them a nice card and let them know you’re there for them.

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Cards to Send Your Parents |Weekly Card Roundup

You know those folks who put up with you your whole life despite those odd and often disturbing teenage years? The folks that love you unconditionally? Most of us pushed a series of buttons growing up that we’re not sure even we could handle, but even so our parents stuck through it all. Don’t you think they deserve to receive a card? Or two? And we’re not talking just about the yearly holiday card (which by golly, is a given). hand_lettered_thank_you_card

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April Featured Artist: E.B. Goodale

The featured artist for the month of April is Emily b. Goodale who is behind the nostalgic designs of E.B. Goodale.

E. B. Goodale is an illustrator and printmaker who fell into the world of stationery by accident. Her love of running presses has brought her through several fine letterpress shops who have nurtured her love of design and all things old and papery. Her designs have been featured in Real Simple Magazine, Stationery Trends and on blogs such as Thistle and Plum and Creature Comforts.

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Meet Emily 

* How many folks are involved in the whole design process?

Just me!

* Where are your headquarters? 

I work out of my home in Somerville, MA

* What’s your favorite card that you’ve designed (on Postable)?

I think it would be my New Baby Kitten card.  It makes me laugh every time I see it.

* Where do you draw your inspiration for your design?

From childhood, my surroundings, nature, things that make me feel cozy.

* If you had to describe your cards in one word, what would it be?

Nostalgic.

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* If you could spend a day with any person (dead or alive) who would it be?

That is a really really hard question but I think I would choose Alice and Martin Provensen.  They created one of my favorite children’s books, Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm.

* If you had to paint your house inside and out with the same color, what would it be? Why?

YELLOW.  It does something magical to my brain.

* What would you choose as your last meal?

A giant bowl of raspberries with whipped cream.

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If you’d like to check out more from April’s Featured Artist [E.B. Goodale], visit Postable.com or click Here.

March Featured Artist: 1Canoe2

Postable’s March featured artist is the lovely 1canoe2.

1canoe2 letterpress is the stuff dreams are made of – Carrie and Beth are childhood friends who always loved to draw. Now the two are all grown-up and work together as professional illustrators, designers and printers. The name 1canoe2 comes from years of the two dreaming up big ideas around a campfire and floating down a spring-fed Missouri river in a canoe. Two girls, one canoe. One canoe, two.

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We asked Beth some questions…

* How many folks are involved in the whole design process?

2-3 people touch the art before it gets to Postable

* What are the different roles? 

Carrie does all the illustration, Beth and Carrie do the final design together, Kate turns it into a Postable product

*Where are your headquarters? 

In a barn. In a cornfield. In the middle of Missouri. We love it here.

* What’s your favorite card that you’ve designed (on Postable)?

My personal favorite is the Birthday Stripes card.

* Where do you draw your inspiration for your design?

The world around us, our rural setting, pretty colors.

* If you had to describe your cards in one word, what would it be?

Happy

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*If you could spend a day with any person (dead or alive) who would it be?

Um, maybe Martha Stewart? I’m pretty intrigued by her savvy business skills.

*If you had to paint your house inside and out with the same color, what would it be? Why?

Citron green. It’s just my happy color.

*What would you choose as your last meal?

Mashed potatoes, cheese curls, shrimp cocktail and sparkling grape juice. Do I know how to party or what?

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Check out more cards from our featured artist [1canoe2].

Featured Artist: Iron Curtain Press

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February’s featured artist is the amazing Iron Curtain Press.

Rosanna and Joel Kvernmo are the Iron Curtain Press. Together they design, print, photograph, ship orders, and do all those other tasks necessary to keep a bustling custom and ready-made letterpress print shop up and running. Their designs are refreshing, perfectly minimalist, and charmingly subtle.

We asked Rosanna some questions…

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8 Cards That Say “I Love You” (Without Actually Saying It)

Valentines day is coming up and all those “I love you’s” will be thrown around left and right! If you decide the same ole’ expression just isn’t going to cut it this year… Some of our amazing designers chose to express their love differently… Here are some cards that let your special someone know they’re loved with a little pizazz!

You can always check out our card collection at Postable.com.

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Roast Chestnuts by Goodputty Design

Match

Hot Stuff by Shed Letterpress

BFF

BFF Heart by Postable

GroovyHippo

Groovy Hippo by Goodputty Design

Imyours

I’m Yours Conversation Hearts by Everything Little Miss

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 Stop Trying by Near Modern Disaster

melt

Melt With You by Silas Tom

Hubba

Hubba Hubba by Happy Cactus Designs


We have a bunch more awesome-ly awesome cards on the site! Check out the Love & Friendship collection OR just click Here.

Is your favorite Valentines Day card from Postable not here? Share your favorite card below in the comments!

67 Common & Unexpected Reasons to Send a Greeting Card

Hoping to scrounge up a reason to write a greeting card? Birthdays and weddings aren’t the only occasions perfect for a card. If you’re wondering what some of those reasons are… We’ve got plenty!

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And if you’re anything like us where the idea of standing in line to buy stamps at the post office is unthinkable — you’re in luck. There’s really no need to buy (or lick for that matter) any stamps in 2019. If you want to send a card — any card for any reason whatsoever — Postable can mail it for you.

There’s a giant selection of beautiful designer greeting cards that we’ll print, address and mail out for you.

OK. On to the good stuff — all those reasons you’ll want to send some of those greeting cards.

Common and not-so-common reasons to send a greeting card right now.

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