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Ring in the New Year with 3 fun surprises!

Ring in the New Year with 3 fun surprises!

Happy New Year!!  Bob and I hope you had a wonderful and peaceful holiday season. We had a great month celebrating Christmas with family and friends.  I can't remember the last December when we had so many dinner dates and took a few nights off.  We are so busy all...

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One last little addition....for 2023

One last little addition....for 2023

So.....this one is super late to the Christmas tree ornament party.....but would be a great last minute addition for someone special!  About a month ago, one of my friends suggested we do an ornament for a newly engaged couple.  And at the time I was super busy so I put...

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Cyber Monday-Map BOGO is back!

Cyber Monday-Map BOGO is back!

This promotion was one day only. The promotion was for Monday, November 27th for Cyber Monday 2023. This promotion has ended. Good Monday morning to you friends!  Yes! We know you love this special! Every time we offer it we get a great response! Buy one map-get one FREE.  Sizes...

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Thanksgiving Weekend-I painted some things for you!

Thanksgiving Weekend-I painted some things for you!

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving yesterday! It was fun to celebrate with family and enjoy a nice, relaxed day.  And then (of course) upon returning home, we enjoyed what we like to call "second dessert". We dug into the apple crumb pie for a second piece. This weekend, we are excited...

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A Fun Topic of Conversation on Thanksgiving

A Fun Topic of Conversation on Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!  It has been such a wonderful year.  It's hard to believe that the holidays are here.  Our holiday season has already started off strong on the website and the shows have been super busy as well.  We truly appreciate all of your support and great orders! This...

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Christmas Launch Day 2023 is here!

Christmas Launch Day 2023 is here!

One of my favorite days of the year is here at last!!  And we have a super fun new addition to our product line this year that we know you will love. Of course, you can skip reading the post and jump right to the What's New? page! Let's kick...

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Perfectionism Backfire-50% off calendar towel

Perfectionism Backfire-50% off calendar towel

OK, friends.  I want to tell you about a little perfectionism backfire we just experienced. It's the time of year when I am painting all our new holiday designs, thinking about the items we need to order from our outside vendors, and the excitement about the upcoming holidays is building.  So many...

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A Special Painting to Remember Uncle John

A Special Painting to Remember Uncle John

Dear Uncle John, Thinking of you with love and gratitude.  You have always been so important to me.  My earliest memory of you is me sitting in the back seat of Mum’s car, with you in the passenger seat, going on one of our many excursions.  When I think of my earliest...

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Bob’s Blog - Year #8

Bob’s Blog - Year #8

This is officially the longest time I have ever worked anywhere. I am a baby boomer.  I was supposed to work in a factory for thirty years and then retire to Florida, to complain about the state of the nation. I did have my turn at a few factories, first a...

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We need your help with something fun!! :)

We need your help with something fun!! :)

Hello friends!  What a year 2023 has been so far! We are super busy with wedding mailings and with making some big and beautiful changes to the wedding section of our website.  Now I am spending time getting our new spring and summer launches ready too-cards, notepads, new Beloved Bookshelf...

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What's going on at El's Cards?!?

What's going on at El's Cards?!?

Hi friends!!  Just a quick blog check in to say Hello and bring you up to speed on what's going on here at El's Cards.  We've been radio silent with good reason!   When Bob and I started working together full time in 2015, we decided that a new website was a...

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I painted something for you!

I painted something for you!

Happy New Year!!  2022 really wrapped up with a bang at El's Cards!  We had a wonderful year in so many ways!  Thank you for all of the great orders and wonderful notes you emailed (and snail mailed!!) through the whole year.  We are so grateful for all the support...

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El's Cards on NH Chronicle-watch it here!

El's Cards on NH Chronicle-watch it here!

See El's Cards on NH Chronicle! Click here :) Hello friends!  Happy Holidays to all! On Friday night, we enjoyed watching a beautiful segment about El's Cards on NH Chronicle created by the insightful journalist Karen Meyers.  You may have seen my post shortly after Karen and Jason (the talented cameraman), came...

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NH Chronicle Air Date-Friday, 12/16

NH Chronicle Air Date-Friday, 12/16

We are soooo excited to share this great news!  This Friday, December 16th, at 7pm on WMUR El's Cards will be featured in a story on NH Chronicle.  Thank you so much to all of you who have reached out and wished us good luck!  This is an exciting time...

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Free Gift with Purchase AND some big news!

Free Gift with Purchase AND some big news!

Hi friends!! We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving yesterday!  It's been a wonderful week here at El's Cards.  On Monday, I got a phone call in the morning from Karen Meyers from WMUR! She had an unexpected opening in her schedule on Wednesday (yes....2 days later!) and asked if...

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It's time! Official Christmas Launch 2022!

It's time!  Official Christmas Launch 2022!

I look forward to this weekend every year! El's Cards likes to wait until after Halloween to officially launch the new items for the Christmas season.  I've been busy creating new designs for cards, notepads, tea towels, stickers, and gift wrap! Not to mention the super personal and fun new...

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Something Special for You-Avid Reader!

Something Special for You-Avid Reader!

BIG day as we launch a fun new product for the upcoming holidays 2022 (if you need to see it before reading this post...here is the product page)!!  This painting started in my head years ago!!  I have always loved to read.  My Mum taught me to love books and reading at a...

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Behind the Scenes-Kitchen Remodel by Bob

Behind the Scenes-Kitchen Remodel by Bob

It's been a great year here at El's Cards!  We have been busy with some great new projects and getting organized for the show season and the holiday season to come. Not to mention, weddings are back and going stronger than ever! For years, Bob had wanted to take the time to re-do...

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2023 Desk Calendars are HERE!!

2023 Desk Calendars are HERE!!

It's that time of year!  And I am SOOOO pleased to roll out our NEW desk calendars for 2023!  What a great year 2022 has been so far.  Looking around when shopping, I was already seeing calendars and figured I should get my act together so we are excited to...

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NEW for Spring & Summer 2022

NEW for Spring & Summer 2022

Happy Spring and “almost” Summer to all!  The past month has been really great here in the El’s Cards studio.  I have been hard at work with paintbrush in hand working on new designs to launch just in time for Mother’s Day.  Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t...

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