Laura Bear is a lovely commercial photographer and graphic designer living in Chicago, who loves to share a “touch of fancy” to anything and everything. As a Mama bear, wifey and resident goof ball, Laura blogs about all of life’s visual candy at  On her guest blogs, she’ll be sharing her favorite trends, type, and all things graphic design.


The holidays are here and it’s the perfect time to ogle over some festive graphic goodness, by way of holiday cards and wrapping paper!   There is nothing better than sending loved ones, near and far, a note of good tidings and perhaps a cute little wrapped something… here’s my round up of some yummy holiday eye candy.


Laura Bear


1. Calm & Bright Letterpress Cards – Terrain

2. Mr. Snowman Cards – Paperless Post

3. Scandinavian Christmas Postcards – Baba Souk

4. Christmas Sweater – Paperless Post

5. Choose Your Holiday Cards – Anthropologie

6. Christmas Sleigh Cards – Gwen Frostic

7. Holiday Plaid Wrapping Paper – Rifle Paper Co. 

8. Festive Feats Wrapping Paper – Wrap

9. Charlie Harper Cardinals Wrapping Paper – Kate’s Paperie

9. Faux Bois Wrapping Paper – Paper Source