The Retro Christmas Card Company Blog


The Retro Christmas Card Company blog. In our blog we will be sharing vintage style Christmas decor, unique ideas for sending  your Christmas Cards, Holiday Recipes, Christmas Party Ideas, and more. We will also be giving you a peek into the creative process behind the artwork from the Retro Christmas Card Company Studios.

We curate the nostalgia of Christmastime and share posts that stir favorite memories and shared experiences. We like to think that we create cards that celebrate the merrymaking of yesteryear, and hope to post short stories here that will make you say, “Hey, I remember that!“.

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Recent Posts

Non Denominational Retro Holiday Greeting Cards

Non Denominational Retro Holiday Greeting Cards

Non Denominational Retro Holiday Greeting Cards from the Retro Christmas Card Company with vintage style. We understand that not everyone celebrates the Holidays exactly the same way. Many of our retro holiday greeting cards are worded in a way that will bring the joy of the season to everyone. Here are 20 non denominational, non …
Why Send Christmas Cards?

Why Send Christmas Cards?

Why send Christmas cards? The answer is quite simple…we can think of no better way to honor the traditions that make Christmas such an important part of our lives. In our world of emails, texts, and tweets, opening the mailbox to find a handwritten Christmas card is more of a special feeling today than ever …
Vintage StoryBook Inspired Christmas Cards

Vintage StoryBook Inspired Christmas Cards

Vintage StoryBook Christmas Cards were created with inspiration from “Little Golden Books” and the admiration I have for the artists of the golden age of illustration. This year I worked on my first children’s book in collaboration with a writer who is a dear friend of mine. The research that I did for this project …
How To Add Glitter To Retro Christmas Cards

How To Add Glitter To Retro Christmas Cards

How To Add Glitter To Retro Christmas Cards?! It’s so easy and fun to do.  At the request of my artsy-craftsy customers I have written the blog today all about “glitzing up” your cards. The added glitter to a selection of Retro Christmas Cards in the above video will show you examples of how you …
Selecting The Perfect Retro Christmas Card

Selecting The Perfect Retro Christmas Card

              Here are a few fun guidelines to help you in your quest for the very best Christmas Card for the special friends and family on your list. Choose a Christmas Card that is an expression of yourself – How fun to find the perfect card that when opened …
The History Of Shiny Brite Ornaments

The History Of Shiny Brite Ornaments

The History Of “Shiny Brite” Ornaments in brief, by Cassandra.  When I was a kid, my parents always had a hodge podge of different antique decorations for the holidays. Tiny plastic choir boys, a somewhat weary looking elf, a flapper styled angel, and an abundance of colorful metallic glass bulbs adorned our tree. To this day, when I …
Keeping Christmas Traditions Alive

Keeping Christmas Traditions Alive

My favorite thing about the holidays is keeping the old time Christmas traditions alive. I love getting all my vintage Christmas decorations out each year… bubble lights on my white flocked tree from the 1960s, decked with my precious ornament collection that includes ornaments that belonged to my Grandfather, made by my Mother, procured on …
How to Receive Lots of Christmas Cards

How to Receive Lots of Christmas Cards

To use a Christmas-y term, it’s a snowball effect. How to Receive Lots of Christmas Cards. We all love getting something in our mailboxes other than bills right? And if you are reading this right now on the Retro Christmas Card Company blog you must like Christmas cards. The more the better I always say. …
The History of Christmas Greetings

The History of Christmas Greetings

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 dear. Lazy historians typically date the advent of Christmas cards to the 1840s, a time …
Mid-Century Modern House Christmas Cards

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 after mid-century collectible and iconic piece of furniture was not only fun but also educational. …
10 Years Of The Retro Christmas Card Company

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 name. Years have flown by since we thought of that idea in 2006, and thankfully …
Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards – 2016

Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards – 2016

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 two poodles sharing some Christmas joy. The Mid-Century Modern Houses Christmas Cards for years’ work was …

 

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