When I was three years old, my family moved from Utah to Kansas City. We left all of our extended family and moved to the Midwest for my dad to take a job with Hallmark Cards.
He has worked at Hallmark for over 25 years now, and I've always been proud to tell people that my dad is an artist. I have fond memories of going to work with him on Take Your Child to Work Day, and as kids we never had a shortage of art supplies to be creative with. I love finding his cards in the greeting card aisles, and I especially love sharing his Christmas artwork. For the last few years my dad has been specifically working on Nativity-themed greeting cards, and his artwork is so beautiful. This year Hallmark also had him create other artwork in the same collection, like figurines and framed art to decorate your home with for Christmas.
And the best part? Hallmark has finally created a way to search by artist on their website. I shared some of my Dad's holiday cards a few years ago, and it was so frustrating that I couldn't point any of my readers to a place on the Internet to look at his things. But now you can! If you go to Hallmark.com and search "Matt Kesler," his collection shows up. You can order cards or artwork online and even pick it up in store.
I'm so proud of the beauty and the faith that this collection shares. It perfectly aligns with how I want my kids to understand and cherish Christmas. I'm thankful for my dad's example and for the light that these images share with the world.
I've posted and linked some of my favorites below!
Have a wonderful Monday!