Perfect post-holiday thank you cards made by Mississippians

Published 2:30 pm Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The holidays are over and chances are you’ve still got plenty of thank-you notes to write to friends, family and coworkers. It might seem easier to crank out a few Facebook messages or emails (seriously, don’t do this), but a personal handwritten thank-you note is actually a pretty quick and easy way to show how you feel about another person’s effort and thoughtfulness.

Several Mississippi artists use Etsy and other sites to sell their own originally designed paper goods, thank-you notes included. We gathered a list of some of our favorites with links to each store and information on how to shop local while showing thanks.

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Small Pond Graphics | Starkville, Mississippi

Haley Montgomery has emerged as one of Mississippi’s most innovative artists and her selection of thank-you cards is perfect for thanking anyone in your life, no matter your style.



Perfected By Grace | Madison, Mississippi

This shop’s been around since 2013, specializing in products and paper goods geared toward life’s meaningful events. Look around and you’ll find a strong selection of products to buy or download as a digital print you can produce on your own.


Phoebe and Emmet | Meridian, Mississippi

Meredith Roberts’ Etsy shop, Phoebe and Emmet, is all about colorful creativity with plenty of personalized designs to offer.


Southern Bird Studio | Oxford, Mississippi

Catherine Smith’s printed watercolor note cards are a perfect way to thank your loved ones and send them a striking piece of art at the same time. She also sells original art and prints of her work in case you have some belated gift-giving to cross off your to-do list.

The Lovely Bee | Madison, Mississippi

Laurel Donahoo started making and selling cards in college as a way to pick up extra cash. Now she’s got a thriving business fueled by her original designs and love for Mississippi.