A Yule Time Cheerio
PomegranateLondon + the Roaring ’20s = best holiday card theme ever. These vintage Christmas posters came straight from the streets of the English capital.
To buy: Christmas in London: Posters from the 1920s Christmas Card Assortment, $15 for 20 cards at Pomegranate
Go for Color
Seltzer GoodsA grid of starry snowflakes in a range of holiday hues show off the colors of the season, like the greens of pine and holly, the reds of cranberry and amaryllis, and the icy blue of winter frost.
To buy: Seasons Colors, $14.95 for eight cards at Seltzer Goods
Egg PressThis sweet letterpress design is the epitome of the holiday spirit: rows of cheerful, candy-colored houses and a simple message of joy to all.
To buy: Village Stripes, $17 for six cards at Egg Press
All Lit Up
Rifle Paper Co.We don’t know about you, but this fanciful, botanical-inspired menorah sure beats the wax-covered one we have at home.
To buy: Illustrated Menorah Card, $18 for eight cards at Rifle Paper Co.
Warm and Fuzzy
Rifle Paper Co.Forget envelopes -- this decked-out postcard does a fine job spreading tidings of comfort and joy.
To buy: Happy Holiday Postcards, $10 for 10 postcards at Rifle Paper Co.
Make a Toast
Snow & GrahamRaise a symbolic glass to the ones you love this season with this spirited card. A cute greeting preprinted on the inside means the pressure’s off to come up with a witty note of your own.
To buy: Holiday Beers, $16 for 10 cards at Snow & Graham
A New Spin
Snow & GrahamThe traditional Hanukkah dreidel gets the graphic treatment with a playful repetitive pattern of the symbolic spinning tops.
To buy: Dreidels, $16 for 10 cards at Snow & Graham
Paper SourceA lively tree design made entirely of Pantone color chips announces your artistic flair. Happy holidays for (and from) design geeks everywhere.
To buy: Pantone Chip Tree Holiday Cards, $16.95 for 15 cards at Paper Source
The Spirit of Song
GalisonA folk art-inspired illustration of the Twelve Days of Christmas is decorated with everything from a French hen, to pipers piping to (of course) a partridge in a pear tree.
To buy: Twelve Days of Christmas Drawer Box Cards, $12.99 for 16 cards at Galison
The Metropolitan Museum of Art StoreLeave it to the creative geniuses at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City to offer up a frame-worthy holiday card. We love how this brightly colored partridge manages to look sophisticated and festive.
To buy: Earle: Partridge Holiday Cards, $17.95 for 20 cards at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store