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Great Gift Ideas! iPhone 5 cases

We’ve got just what you need for your iPhone 5. Two great case options in stock and perfect for you or as a gift!


Lilly Pulitzer
Just arrived – hurry in for the best selection. Not available online until later in December. . . so M. Hopple & Co. is THE best source for this hot new item. Just one other retailer in Cincinnati has these!
Three styles: Garden by the Sea, Lucky Charms & Ugotta Regatta. Each retails for $28.00. (not included in Lily sale)


This fun iPhone 5 case is actually 3 cases! You get two cool designs plus a third that is totally customized. You simply upload the image you want and within 10 business days, your personalized faceplate is delivered to you, at no additional charge. Each faceplate is aluminum and recyclable! $39.95 for all 3 faceplates.

The Tradition of Sending Holiday Cards

We are M. Hopple & co. love everything about Christmas and holiday cards.  Over the years, we’ve seen design options, printing methods, paper styles, and color choices explode — which makes selecting the perfect card challenging and fun all at the same time!

While e-cards are growing in popularity, we believe that a traditional ‘paper’ card offers so much more, especially this time of year.  For the sender, it gives an opportunity to write a personal note, to share a photo, and to express your own personal style.  For the recipient, a card received by mail can be displayed, shared with others,  and enjoyed even after the holiday rush has passed.  


Click on the links below for some interesting articles about the etiquette for sending holiday cards.


Be sure to stop by our store to see the amazing assortment of cards — appropriate for Christmas, Hanukkah, and for warm winter greetings, too!

CityArt Winners Announced

The CityArt Holiday Card Contest, featuring favorite scenes from around our region, has selected four submissions as 2012 winners. The contest, in its sixth year, invited local and regional artists to showcase a local neighborhood or community with a winter or holiday theme.  Selected works will be available as limited edition greeting cards through the end of the year exclusively at contest sponsor M. Hopple & Co. in Madeira.


2012 winners are:

Kate Cassidy of Colerain Township, for her acrylic and oil portrayal of The Taft Museum

Beverly Helmbold Erschell of Ft. Thomas, for her watercolor of Mansion Hill in Newport, Kentucky

Timothy J. Gold of Independence, for his oil painting featuring Madison Avenue in Covington

Kayla Hines of Lebanon, who featured The Golden Lamb in downtown Lebanon, using pen and watercolor


The jurors participating in this special contest were Mary Leonhard Ran, IFAA, of Ran Gallery in Hyde Park, and Ivy Bayer, Madeira Chamber of Commerce Board Member and local advertising executive. The four original works of art will be reproduced in a unique Holiday Card Collection, available for sale starting in mid- October at M. Hopple & Co.’s new store, located at 7920 Hosbrook Road in Madeira.  Customers can select a set of 10 (all one design) for $18.95 or purchase individual cards for $1.95 each.  Imprinting on the inside of the cards is free through October 31 and half price through November; a small charge will apply after November 30.


Card sales will benefit Breakthrough Cincinnati, a local nonprofit organization that helps high- potential, under-resourced middle school students succeed academically and inspires talented older students to consider careers in education by providing opportunities to mentor and teach.  In the first five years of the CityArt competition, over 15,000 holiday cards have been sold, all featuring local scenes and created by local artists, with a portion of the proceeds each year going to a local non-profit organization.


Winners of the 2012 CityArt Holiday Card Contest are (front): Beverly Helmbold Erschell of Ft. Thomas and Kayla Hines of Lebanon, and (back) Timothy J. Gold of Independence, M. Hopple & Co. owner Mary Hopple, and Kate Cassidy of Colerain Township.

New Homes!

Welcome! Not only have we found ourselves a new home on Hosbrook Road, but our internet home has a brand new look as well! Catch up with the latest trends here. Everything from the newest textured paper from envelopments, to the most commonly used font combinations, everything you need or want to know within the stationery world you can find on our weekly blog posts. Have a suggestion as to what you’d like to see on the blog? Simply email