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As the first day of summer approaches (June 21st) for us in the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to bask in the nostalgia and charm of summers gone by! Join us as we take a trip down memory lane and immerse ourselves in the whimsical world of vintage illustrations that capture the essence of this beloved season. Let's get ready to soak up the sun and dive into a world of vintage summer delights!
Camping with Dad
Whether Dad is into ties, cars, or camping, we have a card for him!
As the summer sun shines bright, it's time to give a big shout-out to all the awesome dads out there! Father's Day is just around the corner on June 18th, and we can't wait to celebrate the fantastic fathers and father figures in our lives. For many of us, summer means one thing: camping! It's the season to grab our tents, pack up the marshmallows, and head out on outdoor adventures with Dad. So, let's gear up, put on our camping hats, and make this Father's Day a truly epic outdoor celebration! Plan ahead and get your Father’s Day card(s) now! 
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June brings not just sunny skies and warm days, but also a double dose of celebration with graduation season! It's the time when proud parents shed tears of joy (and a few happy sighs of relief) as their beloved grads toss their caps in the air. At Laughing Elephant, we've got an awesome lineup of Congratulations and Encouragement cards that will make your favorite graduate feel like they've just won the Nobel Prize of Awesomeness. So grab a card and let's celebrate these bright minds and their incredible achievements!
Good Day Sunshine
Shower the Class of 2023 in sunshine!
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Are you familiar with Hilda, the mischief-maker extraordinaire? Created by the talented Duane Byers, Hilda knows how to have a blast, especially when there's ice cream involved. She always has the right idea, and we can't help but join in on her fun-loving antics. So grab a cone, unleash your inner Hilda, and let the summer adventures begin!

Hilda and Ice Cream
Bryers painted almost 200 watercolors of Hilda for Brown & Bigelow's calendars which ran between 1957 and 1985!
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With longer days and lazy afternoons, summer is the perfect time to let your creativity run wild. Whether you're lounging by the beach, relaxing in a hammock at home, or simply enjoying a quiet moment of solitude, our notebook featuring this charming bathing beauty is your ideal companion!
French Notebooks
Fun fact: Deauville became France’s first fashionable beach town during the Golden Age of Travel due to the efforts of Duc de Morny, the half-brother of Napoleon III!
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Splish, splash, it's time for a summertime swim party! And guess what? Dogs and cats love to dive in and make a splash too—these illustrations by G.A. Thompson and Eugen Hartung prove it! G.A. Thompson was a renowned American artist known for his charming animal illustrations, while Eugen Hartung was a Swiss artist celebrated for his whimsical cat illustrations, particularly his Mainzer Cats. So grab your sunscreen, put on your bathing suit, and let's make a splash with our adorable four-legged companions!
Swim Party
See Swim Party by G.A. Thompson
Cat Fun in the Water
See Cat Fun in the Water by Eugen Hartung
As you embark on your summer adventures, why not draw inspiration from the captivating world of vintage travel posters and luggage labels? These beautifully illustrated artworks transport us to glamorous destinations like the sun-soaked French Riviera, the idyllic beaches of Hawaii, the nostalgic charm of classic American roadside stops, and so many others! Whether you're planning a dreamy getaway or simply seeking a spark of wanderlust, these illustrations serve as delightful reminders of the golden age of travel. 
Les Plus Belles Femmes
The most beautiful women in the world summer in Monte Carlo! 
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Happy almost summer from your friends at Laughing Elephant—wishing you a summer filled with sunshine, laughter, and the timeless charm of vintage art!
Summer Flowers
A summery assortment of summer flowers including gloxinia, hibiscus, calla lily, chrysanthemum, and pansies from a 19th-century seedsman's catalog. 
June 07, 2023 — Rico Sauve