Vintage Holiday Cards from Crane’s Christmas Past

Digging through the Crane archives is always such a treat—we have more than a century’s worth of stationery designs, after all. So, in the spirit of the holiday season, we thought we’d share some of our favorite festive cards from Crane’s Christmas Past.

bird wreath holiday card archive detail loresOrange usually isn’t a color we think of as “festive” this time of year, but we love it here, paired with verdant green and elegant gold it’s simply stunning.

greetings holiday card detail archiveTeal and silver might be our favorite new (old) color combination.

merry christmas card holiday archiveGold and red ink pair perfectly with our signature beach glass hued paper.

merry christmas red and goldSimple red and gold lettering = Classic Crane.

noel holiday card archive detailGrey isn’t typically a color we think to use during the holidays, but paired with vibrant red lettering framed in elegant white frames makes it quite lovely.

seasons greetings holiday card archiveNo two snowflakes are alike, even on this holiday card, printed with a wonderfully wintery blue and silver color palette and a seasonally perfect typestyle.

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More than 200 years ago, Stephen Crane decided to make a statement. And it wasn’t with his fashion forward breeches or well-groomed mutton chops. It was with his Liberty Paper Mill, named so just two years after the British occupied Boston – and just five miles away. A tres bold move, if we do say so ourselves. Today, Crane & Co. still calls Dalton home, our 100 percent cotton paper still incites swoons, and we’re still making bold statements. Still not with breeches.

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