Looking for the perfect piece of joy to mail to friends and family this holiday season? We’ve rounded up our favorites, all by local artists. 

Find Melissa Rau-Adams’ whimsical pen-and-ink and watercolor cards at her storefront or at her popular Etsy shop. $4.50.
At 2927 NE Alberta St. or redbirdstudio.biz 

Letterpress PDX is woman-owned, with a line of cards that are oh-so-Portland. $5, $22 for a box of 6.
At 1811 N Killingsworth St. or letterpresspdx.com

Egg Press is also female-owned and committed to sustainability: Their cards are printed on Forest Stewardship Council-certified, 30% post-consumer waste paper and paired with 100% recycled paper envelopes. $6.
At Tender Loving Empire stores and eggpress.com

Rhino Sky is an artist-run company, with a stated goal of providing chuckles and good vibes through the power of snail mail. $5.
At etsy.com/shop/rhinosky

Michele Maule’s cards and prints, made from her original gouache paintings, capture the hearts of tourists and locals alike. $6.
At Crafty Wonderland, 2022 NE Alberta St., or at her Etsy shop

Meg Asby
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