etsy shop, Graphic Design, Greeting Cards, Typography

Sage Advice for Greeting Cards

“To write is human, to receive a letter: Devine!”
Susan Lendroth

Send someone an any-time letter with these greeting cards that I designed for Pink Toe Press. They are good for pet-lovers, or just people who need a little bit of good advice. They are blank on the inside and come with their own envelope. They are also available as larger prints.

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For dog lovers

As I write with a cat curled up on my lap, It amazes me the pure love that an animal has for its owner. These cards were designed to inspire you to reach the potential that your pet knows you have, but that you may not know you have.

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For cat lovers

Truly, be the person that your dog (or cat) thinks you are!

Artwork, Cats, etsy shop, Graphic Design, Greeting Cards

NEW Birthday Cards Added to my Etsy Shop

As I was looking for a birthday card for a friend’s youngster the other day, I found myself at a crossroad between “girly” and “just-for-boys”. It would seem that most children’s birthday cards are highly gendered and pretty sarcastic. I wanted a nice card for a nice little girl who isn’t into princesses or shopping yet. There were none to be found.

I took it upon myself to make a set of three birthday cards for boys or girls (and unisex!) that are cute but not overly-cute; boyish but not brutish. I mentioned them in an earlier post…

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It’s no secret that I like cats. I designed these cards to have a retro feel with the bold, iconic illustrations of boy cats and girl cats. I gave each card a hand-lettered message that says “Birthday Girl or Boy” and “Happy Birthday” for a gender neutral option. I am very pleased with how they turned out.

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Wish “Happy Birthday” to a boy or a girl (or adult!)

*Also available in lime green and other colors!

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Blues and greens for the Birthday Boy

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Pink or red for the Birthday Girl

I styled the design after 1950’s-style cartoon characters with the simple eyes, bold lines, and bright colors. Each cat is holding a cupcake in one hand and a present in the other. The hand-lettering gives the card an informal feel that lends itself well to children’s cards. They are, however, not overtly childish, so you could send one to an adult too!

They are available in my Etsy Shop and every card is printed by me and hand scored. Each comes with its own envelope. Other custom-colors can be created upon request.