Before paper invitations became the norm, hosts invited guests to parties via town crier or a slap to the face with a confetti-packed glove. Avoid colorful clobbering with today’s Groupon to Graphique, an online retailer. Choose between the following options:
- For $25, you get $50 worth of home décor and stationery.
- For $50, you get $100 worth of home décor and stationery.<p>
Providing simple, elegant solutions to salutation and décor needs, Graphique tasks a team of artists to produce pieces ranging from wall calendars to decorative canvases and greeting cards to home decals. Support breast-cancer research with the In the Pink collection, in which adorable piglets frolic through canvases festooned with sassy sayings ($29–$189), granting a glimpse at the porcine mindset without requiring a sentient spider to translate.
The Keep Calm collection subverts the classic British slogan with mischievous élan, including this playful notebook encouraging stoic tippling ($9.95). Holiday cards ($9.95+ for a 20-pack) spark Yuletide cheer cross-country, and a 2012 Women’s Wit calendar ($13.99) prepares for what experts predict will be the next year.