Illustrators Born in September

Illustrators Born in September

September is more than just changing seasons—it's a birth month for artistic brilliance! Discover the incredible illustrators born in September, from the good dogs of Alexandra Day to the timeless charm of Jessie Willcox Smith and the haunting works of Arthur Rackham. Explore their indelible marks on children's literature and art, along with many others, in our latest blog!
Autumn Is in the Air!

Autumn Is in the Air!

While fall isn't traditionally associated with greeting cards, we're passionate advocates of sending cards for any occasion, a timeless tradition that hearkens back to the Edwardians and Victorians! Join us in celebrating the arrival of autumn and the cherished art of handwritten notes. Explore the enchanting world of Ida Rentoul Outhwaite's fairies, discover timeless postcard art, and immerse yourself in the autumnal magazine art created by Jessie Willcox Smith—it's a treasure trove of century-old art!

Laughing Elephant's Top 10 Birthday Cards

Laughing Elephant's Top 10 Birthday Cards

September marks the peak of birthday season, and we're ready to celebrate with you! Choose from our 200+ unique birthday cards, including our top 10 favorites. Whether you seek nostalgia, humor, or artistic flair, our selection has it all. Let's make your celebrations unforgettable!

The Old is New Again!

The Old is New Again!

If you're here, you know that Laughing Elephant loves to breathe new life into vintage illustrations as stationery, greeting cards, and art prints! So, we're excited to present our freshest creations, specially crafted for the approaching holidays of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, along with enchanting fairy and mermaid designs. If you're an early planner for your card-sending, these designs are ready and waiting for you—let us show you!
Let's Head Back to School!

Let's Head Back to School!

It's that time of year again! Experience the thrill of back-to-school with new school supplies and cherished nostalgia. Discover journal notebooks, the ABCs & 123s for beginning readers (including Good Dog Carl!), and vintage illustrations that celebrate lifelong learning for both kids and adults alike. Explore our collection for school essentials and embark on a delightful trip down memory lane!
Laughing Elephant's Top 10 Pinterest Images

Laughing Elephant's Top 10 Pinterest Images

Are you a fellow Pinterest enthusiast? We're big fans of this image-centric platform, especially as vintage illustration enthusiasts. With a vast collection of captivating images at our fingertips, it's delightful to rediscover some hidden gems in our library. We can't wait to show you the top 10 images on our Pinterest page!
Illustrators Born in August

Illustrators Born in August

Get ready to celebrate the creative brilliance of illustrators born in August: Berta Hader's whimsical wonders, Milo Winter's enchanting scenes, Edith Nesbit’s fantastical tales, Walter Crane's timeless illustrations, Seymour Chwast's quirky creations, the bold art of Aubrey Beardsley, Willy Pogany's magic, Roger Duvoisin's animals, Tasha Tudor's charm, Virginia Lee Burton's adventures, J.P. Miller's golden illustrations, and Laurent de Brunhoff's beloved Babar await!
Sunny Sunflowers

Sunny Sunflowers

As the season blooms, we can't help but celebrate the star of summer—the sunflower! We have a vibrant collection of sunflower illustrations from Art Nouveau decorations, paintings, and botanical drawings that we’ve transformed into delightful postcards, greeting cards, and art prints. Plus roses, gloxinias, hibiscuses, calla lilies, chrysanthemums, pansies, and Good Dog Carl enjoying them all!
Bon voyage à la Côte d'Azur!

Bon voyage à la Côte d'Azur!

Join us on an illustrated trip back in time to the French Riviera during the Golden Age of Travel! Explore Laughing Elephant's array of glamorously nostalgic illustrations of transatlantic ocean liners, mini masterpieces on luggage labels, and Riviera travel posters that are Art Deco perfection! Bon voyage, indeed.
Illustrators Born in July

Illustrators Born in July

Calling all July-born art enthusiasts: you're in esteemed company alongside some remarkable artists! Let's celebrate the birthdays of Martin Provensen, Will H. Bradley, E.B. White, M.L. Kirk, Clement C. Moore, Alphonse Mucha, Maxfield Parrish, and Beatrix Potter. Join us in honoring these creative visionaries and their extraordinary contributions to the world of art and literature. Here's to a month of inspiration and imagination!
Happy Birthday to Alphonse Mucha!

Happy Birthday to Alphonse Mucha!

Born on July 24th, 1860, the legendary Alphonse Mucha is universally recognized as one of the most renowned and influential illustrators of all time. At Laughing Elephant, we hold a special place for Mucha, as his exquisite artwork has captivated the hearts of art enthusiasts for generations! From poster art to jewelry, he was a pioneer of the Art Nouveau movement and is worthy of being celebrated year-round!
July 17, 2023 — Allison Frey
Air France Propeller

Aeroplanes & Airlines

Fly back in time with us on a tour of illustrations of vintage airplanes (or aeroplanes if you’re fancy!), rare and beautiful labels from both familiar and lesser-known commercial carriers, and travel posters advertising the captivating destinations served by these same airlines. All perfectly capture the nostalgic essence of summertime travel! 
July 10, 2023 — Allison Frey