In an age when most of our mail comes to our email in-boxes instead of our homes, holiday cards are a welcome seasonal treat. But once the envelopes are tossed, what exactly do you do with all of those thoughtful cards, pictures, and notes? Make the most of your friends' and family's seasonal greetings with these nine fun ideas for displaying, preserving, and recycling your holiday cards.
There are seemingly infinite holiday card options out there, and it's easy to become overwhelmed by the variety of designs to choose from. But if you're going the route of a photo card this year, put the focus where it belongs
If 2012 brought you the best gift of all — a new baby — then your holiday greetings this year are of paramount importance. These 10 multitasking holiday cards are a perfect solution for busy moms. Not only do they spread season's greetings to family and friends (with serious style, might we add . . . ), but they also share the happy news of your family's new addition!
This year, skip the expected holiday greetings, and go for a card that's sure to wow friends and family. These seven unexpected options will be the hits of their recipients' mailboxes. Added bonus? Some will even allow you to take a pass on the annual family photo shoot while still sending a personalized greeting — a perfect solution for those among us with uncooperative kids (or spouses). Season's greetings!
Holiday greeting card sets make sending easy, but not everyone in your life fits the typical motifs of the season. For friends who love running, biking, and yoga, choose one of these fitness-inspired cards and make their holiday greeting a bit more personal. I'm in love with these handmade old-timey bike cards from Etsy. Keep reading to see even more fitness holiday cheer!
At this point it's a little late to begin thinking about making your own holiday cards, for those of you that send a mass mailing. But you've still got time to make cards to go with the gifts under your tree. Tell me, do you make your own holiday cards? Or do you use store-bought ones?
In the midst of sending out this year's holiday cards, I came upon my ex's address. We no longer talk to each other, but there are several people I'm sending cards to that I don't talk to either. Would it be etiquettely correct to send him one? — Looking Back Betsy
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