The options for creative holiday cards get better every year — small online letterpress shops, Etsy, and local stationery stores are all brimming with great options. Here are five festive choices featuring the work of artists and illustrators — some famous and some less well-known. Each of these cards captures a homemade, artistic sensibility that's sure to please the lucky recipients on your list.
1. This Girl and Cat card by Anke, an illustrator in London, is sweet and quirky. $3.95 a piece at Linotte's Etsy store.
2. A pretty floral Menorah card illustrated by Anna Bond. $4 each, set of 8 for $16 at Rifle Paper Co.
3. Lab Partner's Ryan Meis and Sarah Labieniec illustrated a whimsical winter scene for these Season's Greeting cards. $4.30 each, minimum order of 25, at Hello! Lucky.
4. These Pine Tree cards by the ever-popular Lisa Solomon would be perfect tied to a hostess gift. $3 each at Little Paper Planes.
5. Robert Sabuda's 2010 card for MOMA features colorful pop-up ice skaters. 8 cards for $20.95 at MOMA.