If You Can't Say Something Nice, Part II

Long ago when I had high hopes about maintaining this blog with regularity, I wrote a post about the many great Shakespearean insults. As greeting card makers, it has been hard to resist the brilliant Shakespeare quotes that don't always seem greeting card occasion appropriate. Is a friend's birthday the best time to tell him you think he's "loathsome as a toad"? Probably not. Is your anniversary the best time to tell your beloved that the "tartness of her face could sour grapes?" Decidedly no. 

However,  I'm a firm believer that you don't need an occasion to send a card to a friend or loved one. And sometimes a humorous card can be the occasion itself. Enter our new line of Shakespeare humor cards. A bit edgier and a bit more biting than our other offerings, these cards are just for the friend who can handle one of The Bard's zingers. Remember: even if you don't have something nice to say...you can still say it with Shakespeare. 

Check out our three new humor cards here and don't forget to comment and let us know what you think! 

The Bard's Cards is moving!

We’re breaking a rather longer than intended blog silence to announce an important development. The Bard’s Cards is moving! We will now be providing the same Shakespeare greeting cards you know and love but from a slightly lower latitude. As of next week, all of The Bard’s Cards will be designed and printed in our new home: Austin, Texas.

In the spirit of the occasion, we’d like to celebrate in the way we celebrate essentially any occasion: with a handful of quotes from the Bard, lovingly taken out of context to suit our current circumstances.

On the subject of traveling (south)westward:

Olivia: There lies your way, due west.
Viola: Then westward-ho! Grace and good disposition Attend your ladyship*!
–Twelfth Night

*In this case of The Bard’s Cards, “ladyship” would refer to our very ladylike spokescat, Dinah

On the unfortunate state of living amongst boxes whilst moving:
Touchstone: When I was at home, I was in a better place; but travelers must be content.
–As You Like It

On new beginnings:
Ophelia: We know what we are, but know not what we may be.

We look forward to serving all of your Shakespeare greeting card needs from our new home!