Blog

The Retro Christmas Card Company Blog – Sharing fun tidbits on vintage Christmas decor, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Party Ideas, and Christmas traditions.


Retro Christmas Card Company MantelRetro Christmas Card Company 2016The Retro Christmas Card Company blog, “A Really Retro Christmas”… is written by the Christmas elves of The Retro Christmas Card Company…(not really,  just a husband and wife that run the show around here and act like a couple of kids at the holidays).

In our blog we will be sharing vintage styled Christmas decor, ideas for sending unique Christmas Cards, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Party Ideas, showing you our collections of Christmas memorabilia and giving you a peek into the creative process behind the Retro Christmas Card Company Studios.

Our Retro Christmas cards are all created here in our Studio – the card designs conceptualized and are then all illustrated or photographed. Our specialty is nostalgic Christmas cards that include visuals of classic Christmas memorabilia including vintage ornaments, Mid Century Modern Houses all decked for the holidays, classic Christmas icons like Aluminum Trees, and designs that are purely inspired by the spirit and traditions of Christmas.

We also offer custom Retro Christmas Party Invitations , personalized Christmas cards, and postage and address labels that will match your retro Christmas cards through a print on demand supplier who guarantees that you will absolutely love these invitations or your money back.

Over the past ten years we have become quite adept at curating the nostalgia of Christmastime and illustrating images that stir favorite memories and shared experiences. We like to think that we create cards that celebrate the merrymaking of yesteryear, and make the viewer say, “Hey, I remember that!”. Our original Christmas Cards are all designed, illustrated and photographed here in The Retro Christmas Card Company Studio and 100% Made In USA.

Be sure to join in the fun over at our FaceBook Page

And Follow us over at Pinterest.

Cheers!

Save

Save



Mid Century Modern Christmas Houses Variety Pack

Mid Century Modern Christmas Houses variety packs

Mid Century Modern Christmas Houses variety packs – 8 of our most popular mid-century modern Christmas designs. You’ll get 1 each of Retro Chair, Modern Couple, Modernist House, Mid Century Family, Mid Century Modern House and from our fabulous Pano-Rama … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mid Century Modern Christmas Houses Variety Pack

1950s Christmas Cards Variety Pack

1950s Christmas Cards Variety Pack

1950s Christmas Cards Variety Pack – 8 of our most popular 1950s style designs. You’ll get 1 each of White Christmas Tree, Record Player, Chic Shopper, Classic Car, Sports Car, Mid-Century Modern Ornaments, Aluminum Tree and TV Santa + matching envelopes. … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 1950s Christmas Cards Variety Pack

The History of Christmas Greetings

charles_dickens-a_christmas_carol_first_edition_1843

We thank MyMerryChristmas.com for this history of Christmas greetings. A round up of Christmas Card historical facts. The long history of Holiday greetings is what fuels the popularity of our Retro Christmas Cards to all folks who hold Christmas tradition … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged | Comments Off on The History of Christmas Greetings

Mid-Century Modern House Christmas Cards

The design and illustration of these Mid-Century Modern House Christmas Cards was so enjoyable you might have thought I was actually getting a new house each time I created a new one. Decorating them to the nines with every sought … Continue reading
Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mid-Century Modern House Christmas Cards

10 Years Of The Retro Christmas Card Company

The Retro Christmas Card Company turns 10 this year! What’s Buzzin’? It’s an expression meaning “Hey, What’s happening?” It is also a 1930s Cab Calloway song, and 10 years ago at The Retro Christmas Card Company it was our original … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 10 Years Of The Retro Christmas Card Company

Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards – 2016

mcmhouses2016-fimage

Our original collection of Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards for 2016 include a vista from a modern cliff house, a cozy butterfly chair pulled up next to the fireplace, a cute couple bustling around a Very Tall Christmas Tree, and … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards – 2016

LGBT Christmas Cards Collection

lbgt-Christmas-Cards

Christmastime cheer is for everyone. Introducing the LGBT Christmas Cards Collection.   Here at The Retro Christmas Card Company we want to always be inclusive in the visual storytelling of the American Christmas celebration, and to treat all of our friends … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on LGBT Christmas Cards Collection

The Creative Process of Retro Christmas Cards, How It’s Done

I’ll try to describe The Creative Process of Retro Christmas Cards. I have been asked many times “Where do the images come from for the Retro Christmas Cards?” Well, they come from my studio. Inside The Studio, I collect all … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Comments Off on The Creative Process of Retro Christmas Cards, How It’s Done

Christmas In July!

Christmas In July, I have always wondered where this phrase came from. Today, as we say goodbye to July… A classic movie that I have never seen! “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” (1940): written & directed by Preston Sturges. Dick Powell & … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Christmas In July!