Western Theme Christmas Cards Still Popular
Christmas cards may be a tradition to send but western Christmas cards can highlight an interest in the rural and western way of life. There are many companies and individuals who make beautiful western greeting cards but here are five – in no particular order – with particularly beautiful cards.
1.ShadowWest.com has beautiful images on western greeting cards. You can choose from themes such as ranch life, wildlife, winter scenes, cowboys, cowgirls, horses, landscapes, cowboy kids, western still life and a southwest series in all occasion cards as well as three designs in Christmas cards. Art prints and framed art is also available. Easy online ordering available on the website.
2.Tim Cox is one of several talented artists that capture not only the spirit of the west but the colors of the west from the rich golds of sunset to winter scenes that will make you shiver. Available at ArtOfTheSouth.com which has a premier program available and many styles to browse through from various artists.
3.CardsDirect have a variety of southwestern cards and feature seven Christmas designs. Secure online ordering is available for ease in ordering with a flat fee for shipping.
4. Carol Hagan Studios has western greeting cards for year round as well as colorful Christmas cards. A Montana artist these cards are bright for all occasion cards as well as several selections tailored for the Christmas season. Contact information available on the website with prices clearly listed.
5.LeaninTree cards have long been the leader and the standard in many ways for western Christmas cards. Although they have all occasion cards as well as cards for other holidays, it’s their Christmas cards, which can be personalized, that have long captured attention. Their classic cards may be of wildlife or dogs or horses as well as trains, scenic or whimsical. Available online or at many retail outlets these are probably the best known western cards and artwork. Maintaining support of independent artists this is a well established company of over 50 years.
There are many independent artists and photographers who continue to record the west and have western holiday cards available. No matter the style from cowboy cards to southwest style to the majesty of an elk or an eagle on the front of a card, western Christmas cards are here to stay. They’re simple scenes that remind us of the simple nature of the season.