Articles by " Jessica Philo"
21 Nov
2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Boxed Christmas card time!

Now is the absolute best time to buy your box cards, and you should get 'em before the eggs get nogged. Meaning, before the best ones are gone!

Whether you've been sending holiday cards out for decades or are new to this whole business, we're here for you! We have a ton of beautiful boxed holiday and Christmas cards to make your season merry and bright. Plus, it's fun to send snail mail to the people you love who are far away. Yes, your love can fit into an envelope!

Birds wearing hats is the absolute cutest route you can go. And we have a bunch to choose from. So cute. So cuddly.

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If you'd like the proceeds fro your purchase to go to a worthy cause, look no further! Sierra Club, Good Cause Greetings, and Unicef cards all get the job done, and quite beautifully.

Sierra Club

Sierra Club

Good Cause Greetings

Good Cause Greetings

Unicef

Unicef

If you're into religious scenes, here are a few to choose from! The Lion and the Lamb design is adorable.

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If you want to impress your hipster friends and relatives, Edward Gorey is the way to go. Just the right amount of quirk.

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"Hark! The herald angels sing..." An angel motif is great for holiday cards!

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If your deal is joy, and joy to the world, we hear that!

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We have a ton more designs of boxed cards and you should get yourself in here while the gettin is still good (and there's still ample time to get these in the mail!)

19 Nov
2015

Gifts for the literary loving people in your life

If there's one thing we love here at Kards Unlimited more than anything else, it just might be books and literature. And we are far from alone in that! Here's an overwhelming list of all of the cool literary stuff we have this year!

First up, Harry Potter!

J.K Rowling: A Bibliography, Illustrated Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Assorted Hogwarts House scarves and hats, Harry Potter glasses, and Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit

J.K Rowling: A Bibliography, Illustrated Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Assorted Hogwarts House scarves and hats, Harry Potter glasses, and Harry Potter Trivial Pursuit

A boxed set of the books because WHY NOT

A boxed set of the books because WHY NOT

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Harry Potter Character Vault, Hogwarts house ties, and the Hogwarts Library

Game of Thrones next!

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Game of Thrones Risk and Monopoly

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Game of Thrones Ornaments, and a Direwolf mug

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Dangerous Women, Game of Thrones lunchbox, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Books in general are good, too!

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1001 Books to Read Before You Die and CLOTH COVERED BOOKS!

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Literary Tattoos, Shakespeare's Insults, Novel Cure, Novel Destinations, Presenting Shakespeare 1,000 Posters from Around the World, Best American Short Stories 2015, and Dear Luke We Need to Talk

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Illustrated Peter Pan, and Illustrated Secret Garden

Practical literary gifts

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Poe mug, Jane Austen mug, Vonnegut mug, Twain mug, Greatest first lines of literature mug, and Shakespeare's insults mug.

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Read a book in one year page a day calendars, bookmarks, personal library kit

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Locally made North Ave. candles in delicious scents

Just for fun!

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All the Shakespeare things!

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Oscar Wilde and Charles Dickens Actions figures, Bar Humbug bar

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All the Jane Austen things!

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All the Poe things!

Wearable literature themed t's!

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Gifts for your the literary loving people in your life

14 Nov
2015

Gifts for your friend who’s always happy about something

On the flip side of the Pessimistic Friend, there are also those sunshine-y people who are never down for long. You know, the sun will come out tomorrow type deals. We need them as much as we need anyone, and we want to shower them with happy, optimistic gifts!

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If they're into journaling, may we suggest the Affirmation Ball, Evidence the World is Basically Good: A Logbook for Optimists Journal, Hector and the Search of Happiness, Why You're Really, Really Awesome Pad, High Five Nifty Notes, Smiley Face soap and You are a Good Person soap.

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Do they have a lot of energy? Get them a Rainbow Stunt Streamer. They're so magical. Don't Forget a mini Pusheen, and a Glitter Wand!

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What about a GIANT PUSHEEN? Qwilly shown for size comparison.

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How about some positive Blue Q socks.

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Quotable mugs will help you start your days off on a good note!

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13 Nov
2015

Gifts for your friend who’s always on about something

We all have that person in our lives. You know, the one with the glass half empty, always curmudgeoning about something or other. We love them for their perspective, and we have a ton of great gifts for them! Know an optimist? Get ideas for them here!

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Maybe they're into reading? The Onion: Iconic Covers, Apathy, The Complete Worst Case Scenario Handbook, The Existential Coloring Book, Hate Mail, I Judge You When You Use Poor Grammar, and Unnecessary Quotations.

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Maybe they need to just get it all out?Evidence the World is Basically Evil: A Logbook for Pessimists, The Antisocial Network Journal, My Dysfunctions Journal, Hell Passport, and My Pet Peeves Journal.

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If they're into practical gifts, not to worry! Sassy Blue Q Socks, Nihilist Toothpaste, Disappearing Civil Liberties Mug, Seriously? Desk Pad, and WTF Sticky Notes.

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10 Nov
2015

A Vonnegut and Gaiman Quote Appreciation Post

Neil Gaiman's birthday is the 10 and Kurt Vonnegut's birthday is the 11, so we thought we would make one giant quote appreciation post for the both of them. Nothing honors your favorite author like a bunch of their best quotes!

So, Neil Gaiman, first up!

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And last but not least, Kurt Vonnegut!

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8 Nov
2015

Coloring books aren’t just for kids. NEVER GROW UP!

Seriously people. Not only is it fun to bust out the colored pencils or crayons, but it is proven to be RELAXING to color. And in the spirit of this new breakthrough, we have a ton of great coloring books to choose from here at Kards Unlimited. We have everything from Manga, to cats, drunk coloring (booze not provided), and quite a few things in between. Here's a look at a selection of our MOST AWESOME coloring books. Come on dahn to see the rest of em and get em while they're hot!

Zenscapes, Arabesque, Wild Animal, and Peacock Covers 2

 

Manga, Creative Cats, Tattoo Coloring Book, and Tiffany Designs Covers

 

Fairies, Goddesses, King Arthur and Edward Gorey Covers

5 Nov
2015

This weekend is Sherlock Holmes Weekend! 7 ways to celebrate

Sherlock Holmes Weekend just might be the coolest weekend there ever will be. Although it's celebrated each year in Cape May, New Jersey we're excited to share in the festivities! How can you celebrate Sherlock Holmes Weekend yourself?

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  1. Read a Sherlock Holmes book. he wrote a TON of Sherlock Holmes books, so you have plenty of material to use.
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  2. Watch one of the seven billion Sherlock Holmes adaptations, for TV and the big screen
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  3. Host a mystery dinner at your house, and invite guests to help you solve the mystery. Whodunit? Blaming each other all night until the truth comes out permissible.
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  4. Call all of your friends 'Watson' for the weekend. Extra bonus: change all of the contacts in a friend's phone to 'Watson' so they have to spend the entire weekend solving that mystery.
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  5. Wear a deerstalker all weekend. Wool cape and pipe recommended.
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  6. Try cocaine like good old Sherlock did. Just kidding. Drugs are bad, mmkay?
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  7. Re-number your house's address to 221B. Take that, mailman! WHO NEEDS MAIL?
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1 Nov
2015

November 2015 Calendar of Events

 

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Hello and welcome, November! Fall is in full swing, the days are shorter, and we'll be dreaming of thanksgiving dinner for the next 26 nights.  PASS THE CRANBERRY SAUCE! Here are all of the exciting things we'll be celebrating this month from Sherlock Holmes Weekend, to Homemade Bread Day, Dr. Who Day, and everything in between.

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