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Stand out from the crowd with the Valentine that stands up and says “I Love You.”   Brand new for 2016, we have reproduced our Deluxe Valentines from Victorian treasures. Each of the three Deluxe Valentines–a smiling cat, a beautiful lacy heart and a charming dog–comes with an easel, so that they may be displayed long after February 14.  Our Deluxe Valentines are a generous eight by ten inches and are accompanied by a beautiful gold envelope.
Stand out from the crowd with the Valentine that stands up and says “I Love You.”   Brand new for 2016, we have reproduced our Deluxe Valentines from Victorian treasures. Each of the three Deluxe Valentines–a smiling cat, a beautiful lacy heart and a charming dog–comes with an easel, so that they may be displayed long after February 14.  Our Deluxe Valentines are a generous eight by ten inches and are accompanied by a beautiful gold envelope.
Stand out from the crowd with the Valentine that stands up and says “I Love You.”   Brand new for 2016, we have reproduced our Deluxe Valentines from Victorian treasures. Each of the three Deluxe Valentines–a smiling cat, a beautiful lacy heart and a charming dog–comes with an easel, so that they may be displayed long after February 14.  Our Deluxe Valentines are a generous eight by ten inches and are accompanied by a beautiful gold envelope.
We have three Valentine’s Day postcard books. Each contains 30 detachable vintage Valentine’s postcards, is a mere $9.95, and celebrates love in retro style. The Victorian era was a sentimental one, and this is reflected in our Victorian Valentines, full of cupids, flowers and lace. Our Sweet Hearts postcard book celebrates Valentine’s Day’s most important symbol with thirty images of hearts in stunning variety. Our Valentine’s Postcard Book is a sweet gathering of vintage postcard images.
We have three wonderful books that celebrate February 14, the day of love. Hugs and Kisses is a collection of images of hugs and kisses accompanied by apt quotations. At $8.95 this sweet little book makes a lovely addition to any Valentine’s Day. I Love You is a sumptuous gathering of love poetry, richly illustrated. This boxed hardcover volume, originally priced at $24.95, is now $14.95 and includes poems from Shakespeare, Byron and Donne.   Let Me Call You Sweetheart is both a book-length Valentine card and a celebration of the song with which is shares a title. Richly illustrated with Victorian Valentine images, this sentimental volume is just $4.95 and is sure to be appreciated by anyone who loves vintage imagery.
Say “Be My Valentine” with a dash of retro style with our Vintage Valentine Packs! 15 retro-style Valentines for $10.95!  We now have five different Vintage Valentine packs from which to choose. Each contains fifteen different die-cut reproductions of vintage Valentines, carefully selected from our library of treasures. Accompanied by decorative envelopes, our Vintage Valentine packs feature light-hearted images of children and animals, along with silly greetings, often in the form of puns.
The great romantic song with pictures to match in a charming shaped book. A Valentine unlike any other. We’ll gift you a copy with any order of $60 or more.
Tell your Valentine your stuck on them with a sticker!   We have two Valentine’s Day sticker boxes. Chockfull of hearts, flowers, cupids, bows and all manner of sweet treats, together they total 79 stickers. Useful for envelopes and cards, gifts, scrapbooks, packages or wherever your Valentine creativity takes you.
A mid-century guide to hand sewing for children, delightfully illustrated.
A Child’s of Book Sewing, a reproduction of an extremely useful and charming mid-century instructional sewing book for children by Jane Chapman, is filled with illustrations and diagrams (by Walter Chapman and Jeva Cralick) that are not only delightful, but also practical.
It includes a handful of simple projects that children eight and up can accomplish with little to no adult supervision, including a bookmark, beanbag and change purse. A Child’s Book of Sewing also includes instructions and diagrams on basic hand stitches, using needles, scissors, thimbles and pins, basic pattern use and more.
We are excited to announce the arrival of two new shape picture books to the Laughing Elephant family–Peter Rabbit and Puppies and Kittens–two adorable titles featuring sweet animals.
These Kittens and Puppies have a lot of fun in our brand new shape picture book, illustrated by Bertha Boyd. Whether it is Papa Bowser taking out the whole cat family for a ride in his beautiful new green roadster or Peter and Plush–two tabby kittens–enjoying a parachute ride, Kittens and Puppies offers surprise and delight on every page.
We know little about Bertha Boyd, but she seemed to have been active in the early to mid-twentieth century in the fields of children’s book and calendar art.
Peter Rabbit is the beloved tale of a mischievous rabbit and his misadventures in Mr. McGregor’s garden. In this vibrant mid-century version, Peter’s tale is rendered in glorious color by the illustrator Ruth E. Newton. Share the classic story of  Peter Rabbit with the children in your life for just $9.95.
Ruth E. Newton, the illustrator of Peter Rabbit, had a long career as a successful artist. Best known for her children’s books, Newton also lent her talents to advertising art and toy design.
Our popular luggage labels evoke the Golden Age of Travel.
Laughing Elephant tape, notebooks and greeting cards bring the beauty of vintage travel design into your daily life.