Winter Wonders 4 x Greetings Cards
Choose any 4 greetings cards from the Winter Wonders series. Read more about the collection and cards below.
Size 150mm x 150mm
The Winter Wonders Series features animals and landscapes, made from the lyrics of traditional Christmas carols and songs.
The Red Berry 150mm square greeting card:
The words in 'The Red Berry' artwork come from "The Holly and the Ivy" a traditional British folk Christmas carol. The lyrics are from Sharp's English Folk-Carols (1911).
Two Turtle Doves 150mm square greeting card:
This artwork 'Two Turtle Doves' is made from "The Twelve Days of Christmas" a traditional British carol with lyrics from Frederic Austin's 1909 version.
Auld Grouse 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘Auld Grouse’ come from Scotland’s favourite bard’s poem, “Auld Lang Syne”. Rabbie Burns wrote the poem in 1788. It is sung in celebration across the globe to bring in the New Year and Hogmanay.
Deck the Robin 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘Deck the Robin’ come from the Christmas carol “Deck the Hall”written by the Scottish musician Thomas Oliphant in 1862. The melody is Welsh and is thought to date back to the sixteenth century.
O Christmas Tree 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘O Christmas Tree’ come from Ernst Anschütz’s 1916 German Christmas song “O Tannenbaum” (O Fir tree). Based on the traditional 16th Century folk song, O Tannenbaum, refers to the fir’s evergreen quality as a symbol of constancy and faithfulness.
Silent Swan 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘Silent Swan’ come from the Christmas carol “Silent Night”, written by Joseph Mohr in 1818, and translated into English by John Freeman Young in 1859.
The First No-Owl 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘No-Owl’ come from the Christmas carol “The First Noel”. This version of the carol is from 1916 by the Reverend Charles Lewis Hutchins.
Three Kings 150mm square greeting card:
The lyrics used to create ‘Three Kings’ come from the traditional Christmas carol “We Three Kings” written by John Henry Hopkins Jr. in 1857. If you look closely you will see the background trees are made from the lyrics also.
Size 150mm x 150mm