Very late Christmas post with more Christmas Cards..., originally uploaded by angryparsnip.
I have shown my love of Japanese greeting cards before on this blog.
From the beautiful seasonal cards to the Christmas ones of wonderful
old woodblock prints, twinkling stars, Tokyo Tower,
Sumo, singing animals, snow filled landmarks to lights that blink to
They can fold, pop-up or made from wonderful paper to be saved and
used year after year.
Maybe because it is an acquired holiday to Japan they have a very
interesting take on Christmas and I think make
terrific Christmas Cards.
Several Bloggers around Christmas time said they didn't like, want or
need to send cards and that is fine for them but
being born a greeting card artist ... I love any and all cards !
This year instead of putting out my favorite saved cards from several
years I just put out some of my Japanese ones.
Along with the newest card shown below.
Sending real mail rules ! and keeps me out of trouble :)