Picturebook Makers: Jon Klassen

September 27, 2018

We are enamored with anything that Red Cap Cards artist, Jon Klassen, touches–including his magnificent picture books. Our story with Jon begins with those amazing party animals and continues to grow. Recently, Jon bestowed some of his process in a post on the Picturebook Makers blog (you could get lost here for days), about the […]


Artist Spotlight: Emily Isabella

September 13, 2018

If you haven’t had the opportunity to take a good look at artist, Emily Isabella‘s new collection for Red Cap Cards, definitely make the time to take a look at her bright, beautiful, and sometimes cheeky work!  Nothing thrills us more than sharing our artists’ personalities and unique perspectives, and we are happy to have […]


Back-to-School: Get Ready to Take Some Notes

September 6, 2018

It’s back-to-school time! Are you ready? We’re here for you with fifteen beautiful styles of notebooks in our collection by Red Cap artists, Becca Stadtlander, Yelena Bryksenkova, Kelsey Garrity-Riley, Anna Emilia Laitinen, Dinara Mirtalipova, Carolyn Gavin and Kate Pugsley. They’re all ready to be scribbled on and doodled in and written on and signed. Want […]


How To: Make a Beautiful Liner for Your Red Cap Envelope

August 30, 2018

We’ve always loved the elegant touch of a lined envelope, and now we have found a way for you to create your very own if you’d like to experiment with papers and cards and a teeny, tiny bit of crafting along the way. You will need: • A sheet of Red Cap gift wrap • […]


Instagram Roundup: What a Few of Our Amazing Artists Have Been Getting Up To!

August 23, 2018

It’s impossible to keep up with the amazing things that our artists are working on. They turn such amazing work around so quickly, that it’s a wonderful struggle to keep up and follow along on Instagram! Below is a fraction of the fabulous creativity that they have been sharing, to say the least. To see […]


Welcome, Emily Isabella!

August 14, 2018

The warmest welcome to the newest artist in our Red Cap Cards family, Emily Isabella!! We are so excited to be releasing her debut collection at NY NOW this week, at the Crow & Canary Booth #7614.  Emily lives in the Hudson Valley, just north of NYC, where her rural surroundings inform much of her […]


Why We Love Libraries

August 9, 2018

Recently, Forbes magazine published an op-ed by economist, Panos Mourdoukoutas, about why we should do away with public libraries as we know them, and replace them with Amazon Bookstores. You heard me correctly! The article detailed the taxes levied toward keeping public libraries afloat, and the opinion that libraries “don’t have the same value they used to.” […]


Arlo’s Book Club: What Was Old is New Again

August 3, 2018

Don’t worry, kids! (And sorry, parents.) There is still a whole month until school starts–if you’re lucky that is. That means that summer reading is in full swing, and if you’re about to head out on your family vaca to the Grand Canyon, make sure you’ve packed some of these to get those minds molding […]


In-Progress 2

July 26, 2018

No, we really can’t get enough of all of the awesome work our artists are doing lately. In-progress videos, photo series and sketchbook shots thrill us, to say the least. What we love most about sharing the process of art-making and illustration is that inspiration can be fluid, and social media allows that to be […]


The Lauren and Arlo Show (aka The Show With No Name) + 2 Fun Things

July 19, 2018

We are in the middle of the dog days of summer, and I don’t know about all the kids out there, but we are in need of a hot weather pick-me-up. Enter: The Show With No Name, aka The Lauren and Arlo Show! Keeping it weird on YouTube, the super talented and hilarious Lauren Duarte has […]