Artist Spotlight: Danielle Kroll

February 21, 2017

It’s finally time for another Artist Spotlight, and we are so thrilled! We are pleased to introduce Danielle Kroll to our Red Cap Cards family. A Brooklyn-based artist and designer, Danielle brings a feminine chicness with a hint of play to the Red Cap roster. Debuting with eighteen new cards and six new wrapping sheet styles, Danielle […]

Happy Valentine’s Day from Red Cap Cards!

February 14, 2017

We hope you’re getting ready to hunker down with your honey tonight–and by all means, a “honey” may represent your spouse, partner, child, pet, or really just a huge box of Junior Mints. Whatever works. We love you oh-so-much at Red Cap Cards. Have fun, eat some candies, and enjoy the love that is within […]

Children’s Book Illustration Technique, Part One: It’s In the Eyes | Jon Klassen

February 10, 2017

They say the eyes are the window to the soul. We say they are the window to the story. Part of our jobs as art curators is finding personality and perspective in our artists’ characters. A huge chunk of that personality and perspective is found in the character’s gaze. The intricacies with which artists are able to convey emotion […]

Visit Us at NY NOW

February 2, 2017

Who is attending the NY NOW Show in New York City next week? We’ll be there! From February 5th-8th, Red Cap Cards will be represented by Crow & Canary in the general gift section in the company of some fine lines of stationery, gifts, and housewares. Visit us on the first floor of Davits in […]

Introducing Our Debut Collection by Danielle Kroll

January 23, 2017

We are delighted to introduce our brand new collection of greeting cards and wrap for the start of a shiny new 2017. Our January collection features original work by our new Red Cap Cards collaborator and artist, Danielle Kroll. Brooklyn-based and bursting with style, Danielle’s bright and light-hearted illustration lends a touch of whimsy and […]

Jon Klassen Does Duck Day

January 20, 2017

Need some distraction today? We hear you… Ever heard of National Duck Day? Apparently it was yesterday (January 18th)! Beloved Red Cap artist, Jon Klassen, introduced us via a gorgeous illustration and poem for Eric Carle‘s, What’s Your Favorite Animal?  Take a look at the poem and illustration below, plus a bonus original illustration. “Most times when you […]

Duck, by Eric Carle, illustration by Jon Klassen

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2017

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” -Martin Luther King Jr. This Google doodle by Red Cap artist, Christian Robinson, from several years ago still makes our hearts leap. During these uncertain times, let’s focus on love. Martin Luther King Jr. told […]

Christian Robinson google doodle

The Celebration of St. Valentine

January 13, 2017

Think that Valentine’s Day was invented by the greeting card companies? Not so, as much as we wish we could take credit for that one. The holiday dates back all the way to a temple priest (Valentine) who was beheaded in 270 AD. Emperor Claudius was peeved with Valentine for performing illegal marriage ceremonies for […]

Best Creative Magazines for Kids: An Intro

January 5, 2017

It’s no secret that we are enamored with great illustration and creative work for children. The only thing better than finding those two components in one tiny package is if they are mailed directly to our house on a regular basis! Creative magazines for children are such a fabulous way to consistently inspire kids to use their imaginations […]

Illustoria Magazine and Arlo of Red Cap Cards

2016 Year in Review with Red Cap Cards

December 30, 2016

Happy New Year, all you folks and friends! We are very excited about 2017, and hope you are too. Many fantastic projects are on their way for Red Cap Cards, plus a few collaborations that will knock your socks off. Be on the lookout for new lines by Danielle Kroll, Priscilla Weidlein and Bodil Jane, plus a luxury line […]

Happy New Year from Red Cap Cards