The Royal Horticultural Society holds the world's finest collection of printed material on gardens and gardening. A selection of the best and most interesting botanical paintings of exotic plants and flowers from this collection is featured here, bringing together the most striking images to create 100 different postcards to send, keep or frame.
The earliest works of art date from the late 17th or early 18th century and the latest are from the middle of the 20th century. The 100 postcards are stored in a sturdy box with a lift up lid.$27.99
A Box of Orchids will satisfy the most ardent green-fingered enthusiast, offering you 100 postcards of the most vivid and appealing examples of a colourful and characterful family.
Flip through the pack, then choose the most awesome to send or display.$24.99
Here is a beautifully presented set of six notecards with a coolly modern twist. Presented in an attractive, souvenir box with paper-and-string closure and envelopes, each notecard features a different pop-up design.
They are ideal to send to friends or family, or to keep as a lasting reminder of some of the world's best-loved buildings, including the Guggenheim Museum, New York; Pompidou Centre, Paris; Bauhaus, Dessau, Germany; Sydney Opera House; Villa Savoye, Poissy, France; and the Royal Festival Hall, London.$29.99
Art + Words is a set of 20 hand-drawn, hand-lettered personal note cards featuring thoughtful quotes, including: "
- What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Be a pattern for the world Lao Tzu
- The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Bloom where you are planted. Saint Francis de Sales
Richly designed and illustrated by artist and author Susa Talan, these artful meditations on the timeless wisdom of beloved writers and thinkers serve as a reminder that there are so many reasons to be grateful and to notice the good.$17.99
Enjoy the artwork of custom-created dolls by the hands of some of the best artists worldwide using mainly original Blythe, Pullip, Ball Jointed Dolls, Dal or Monster High dolls as "raw material" to generate their lovely and stunning characters. These dolls have an oversized head and large eyes that change colours!
The cards are presented in a durable box for storage and the package makes a lovely gift.$24.99
A lovely set of eight colour notecards with envelopes from the archives of the British Library.
There are four each of two designs:
- Azure Blue Butterfly – taken from a description from an exhibition to Surinam published in 1796
- Butterflies – adapted from Butterflies and a caterpillar first published in 1747
This book of fabulous felines is the perfect gift for dog lovers or to keep as individual quirky cards to send to friends or family.
- 30 different pull-out perforated postcards featuring the finest champion breeds
- Each postcard comes with breed information and historical facts
This set of notecards is based on Titian Ramsay Peale’s The Butterflies of North America, an unpublished nineteenth-century manuscript housed in Rare Book Collection of the American Museum of Natural History.
Inspired by the collage-like quality of Peale’s original notes and drawings, this exquisite keepsake box contains 32 flat cards, 16 envelopes, and cotton twine – tie two cards together to create 16 two-layer cards.
Can Do Pick I would buy this just for the lovely box but the pictures are gorgeous and the clever idea of combining two of the flat cards to make a layered card using the included twine is delightful.$24.99
Susan Herbert'?s playful paintings of famous movie scenes featuring felines have long delighted both cat and art lovers. Each unique card features one of Herbert?'s whimsical works of art, featuring such films as The Sound of Music, North by Northwest and The Wizard of Oz, and is sure to capture the fancy of cat devotees and movie enthusiasts alike.
Includes 20 individual notecards with envelopes in a sturdy presentation box.$16.99
In Japanese Culture, the art of gift wrapping and the presentation of gifts is equally as important as the choice of the gift itself. Gift wrapping is an ancient and highly respected art form and beautiful, high-quality paper is essential to this creative endeavor.
The fine-quality tear-out gift wrapping sheets feature 12 traditional and modern prints measuring 610 x 450mm, suitable for craft projects as well as for gift wrapping. These tasteful designs are suitable for any occasion, and offer a variety of colours and patterns to choose from. An introduction details the history and meaning behind the designs.$16.99
Desert Country Postcard Box showcases examples of Aboriginal art from the Art Gallery of South Australia's collection.
It features the Gallery's superb holdings of Western Desert painting, including pivotal works by leading artists of the movement from 1971 to the present; as well as documenting the remarkable recent development in Aboriginal art in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankyuntjajara Lands of far northwest South Australia.
The box contains two each of 12 works – 24 postcards in all.$21.99
From Jack Russell Terriers and Border Collies to Chihuahuas and Whippets, these cards beautifully capture the eccentricities and spontaneity of canine personalities.
Perfect for sharing much-loved pedigrees with friends, these gorgeous dogs will carry your messages far and wide ... If you can bear to let the prized pets out of your sight! Contains 21 postcards of your favourite dog breeds, quirkily illustrated by Polly Horner.$14.99
A selection of 11 blank cards with envelopes from this stunning collection that was recently on display in Adelaide. Each card measures 185 x 140 mm and the set comes in a lovely board case with sliding door.
Ideal to send as a fashion statement and a great gift for the fashion conscious.$29.99
These 10 sheets of gorgeous gift-wrapping paper featuring imaginative floral designs that draw on the richness of the arts of India reveal the exquisite detail of the decorative compositions, their finesse, precision and creativity. It also highlights the skill, patience, and pictorial imagination of the many thousands of craftsmen and their patrons.
Each sheet is bound into the booklet and folds out to measure 680 x 500 mm plus 12 gift tags are included.$19.99
The richness of the arts of India is overwhelming, and perhaps most noticeably so in its architecture. This selection features the intricate floral patterns in Indian architecture and design revealing the exquisite detail of the decorative compositions, their finesse, precision and creativity.
These notecards are inspired by Henry Wilson’s Floral Patterns of India, an outstanding sourcebook of photographs and drawings for lovers of both design and India.Wilson’s drawings interpret and revel in the Indian aesthetic.
The package includes a selection of 16 notecards with envelopes featuring intricate Indian floral patterns in a sturdy presentation box.$16.99
The National Trust cares for the finest collection of gardens in the UK, and these 50 postcards show some of the most beautiful.
From the dense colour of cottage gardens and the geometric perfection of knot gardens to the sweeping grandeur of Capability Brown's vistas, there's a perfect card for every occasion.$24.99
Inspired by the contemporary stylized chalkboard type by hand, talented designer Lindsey Bugbee shares techniques for creating upper and lower case alphabet styles to create custom postcards.
Take what you have learned and personalise journals, school supplies, jars, cards or anything that you would like to decorate with fantastic chalkboard handlettering. With beautiful typography and simple tutorials, you'll find endless ways to decorate with type and joy in discovering the happy imperfections unique to your own application.
The Learn To Create Chalkboard Lettering kit includes: 10 Black Postcards and 5 Note Cards and 15 Envelopes, 3 Chalk Pastel Pencils, 1 White Gel Pen, 32 page book to teach you technique and lettering styles.$18.99
This collection of 12 sheets of quality standard-size (500 x 700 mm) gift wrap features manuscripts by artists, writers and poets from the British Library.
Examples include original works by Jane Austen, Leonardo da Vinci, William Wordsworth, Christina Rosetti plus others.$24.99
Match the male and female pairs of 25 species of birds from around the world in this beautifully illustrated memory game. To play, simply place the cards face down and see if you can remember where the matching bird is located. Collect more pairs than your opponent to win!
With all kinds of species from the barn owl to the blue tit and the ostrich to the macaw this fun and educational game is an ideal gift that will appeal to bird lovers everywhere.$22.99
A lovely box containing 50 loose postcards of illustrations that feature in the bestselling Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom.
Everything from octopus to elephants, stags to swallows, rhinos to rabbits, these postcards can be sent just as they are to friends and family, coloured in or even framed and hung on walls. These bite-sized cards of beauty can be used for a range of things but will delight anyone who receives one.$24.99