The Twelve days of Christmas Greetings Card lino cut by Kate Guy
A5 Greetings Card The Twelve Days of Christmas lino cut print by Kate Guy
The Twelve days of Christmas Greetings Cards lino cut by Kate Guy
Set of 12  Greetings Cards of The Twelve Days of Christmas lino cut print by Kate Guy
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The Twelve Days of Christmas Large (A5) Greetings Card

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My original lino cut prints illustrate each of the 12 gifts given by ‘my true love’ in the traditional Christmas song, here they are combined onto one A5 card.

Blank inside and comes with an envelope and wrapped in a plastic protective cover

The prefect accompaniment to a gift of a matching tea towel or apron and oven gloves in the same design

Each day is also available on a square card, in a set of 12 or individually and combined in one design on an apron, a tea towel, double oven gloves and wrapping paper

The Origins of the Design; 

'The Twelve Days of Christmas' is a traditional Christmas song first published in England in 1780 but thought to be of French origin. It is a cumulative song where each verse builds on top of the previous. As the verses accumulate, so do the gifts; by the end of the twelve days the true love would have received 12 partridges, 12 pear trees, 22 doves, 30 French hens, 36 colly birds, 40 gold rings, 42 geese, 42 swans, 40 maids, 40 cows, 36 ladies, 30 lords, 22 pipers and 12 drummers! I have used the original ‘colly’ birds which is a traditional name for black birds rather than the often-sung modern version of ‘calling’ birds.

All my products are made in the UK