U.S. Postal Service Reveals Stamps for 2023

U.S. Postal Service Reveals Stamps for 2023

Sailboats stamps celebrate a favorite American outdoor activity with two colorful new postcard stamps. They feature abstract illustrations that capture the joyful sensation of being on the water on a beautiful day. The graphic art was designed and created by artist Libby VanderPloeg, who also created the lettering for the word “postcard,” freehand on a digital tablet. Antonio Alcalá was art director for the project.

Snow Globes stamps

Snow Globes

Beloved by children and adults alike, snow globes can be miniature works of art, kitschy souvenirs or anything in between. Celebrating the spirit of the holidays, the Postal Service captures the playful pleasure of Christmas snow globes on four new stamps.

Painting in oil, the artist created spherical snow globes featuring icons of the season: a snowman wearing a jaunty red-and-white scarf; Santa Claus on a rooftop preparing to climb down the chimney; a reindeer standing in a snowy forest; and a snowy tree decorated with colorful ornaments. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamps with original art by Gregory Manchess.

Considering you

Thinking of You includes five forever stamps for sale in a pane of 20 and a variety of die-cut, self-adhesive phrases that are ideal to go with letters or cards sent to make someone’s day. It captures the joy and thrill of receiving a card in the mail that was made particularly for you. Each stamp is created in vibrant colors and has many amusing images, such as flowers, balloons, cuddly creatures, delicious snacks, and lucky symbols. The stamps on the pane are surrounded by positive affirmations and words of advice. The stamps were created by art director Greg Breeding using original illustrations by Ellen Surrey.

Stamps with tulip blossoms

Blooming tulips

This new set of 20 postage stamps for sale close-up pictures of 10 exquisite tulips in a variety of colors. Each stamp features a single flower that almost completely fills the frame, with just the top of a stem visible underneath. Tulips have flourished in North America ever since Dutch settlers brought the flower here hundreds of years ago. The stamps were created by art director Greg Breeding using already published photos by Denise Ippolito.

Winter Woodland Animals

Connect to the natural beauty of the winter season and celebrate four species that make their homes in the woodlands of North America. Among the most familiar of wildlife, deer, rabbits, owls and foxes are found across much of the American landscape. This booklet of 20 stamps features graphic illustrations of these four animals in different woodland settings in winter. Art director Antonio Alcalá designed the stamps with Katie Kirk, who illustrated the stamps.