In today’s era of sending images and messages through cyber space, it is easy to follow suit by sending holiday cards in the same manner. However, as convenient as that may be on your end, glossy Christmas cards simply never go out of style.
Friends and family are aware that an extra step was taken to send your warm wishes and it is a nice way to connect in a tangible manner. Instead of having a greeting that goes out to everyone you have known since the third grade, hard copies that are sent through the postal service allow you to create a more intimate circle.
Let’s face it: Digital photos are nice, but getting them printed out is a step that often gets pushed to a later date or forgotten altogether. For those who like to keep up with your growing family, semi-glossy or glossy Christmas cards adorned with a recent family photo are a nice way to send a personal image that can be placed upon the fridge or framed after the holiday season has ended.
Include an easy-to-read return address on the envelopes. Since you likely do not plaster your personal contact information online, this allows you to update friends and family with any changes.
Keep in mind that sending via snail mail means planning ahead. Give yourself plenty of time to order, receive and address your cards. You will want to have them ready to send out in the first few weeks of the month to ensure that they arrive mid-December, giving friends and family plenty of time to enjoy them.
Sending cards directly to a mailbox allows you to incorporate a personalized message. Add a handwritten note to the bottom or back of a card to let the recipient know you were thinking specifically of him or her to make the holidays that much sweeter.
"This card came out beautifully. I was able to use the portions of the photos that I wanted as well as enhance several smaller photos to make a bolder statement. The card's paper quality was excellent. One suggestion, I like to write a short note on the back of the cards. Because of the black base color of the card it would be extra nice if Tinyprints offered the purchase of a gold gel pen with the order."
"The cards felt of quality in your hands. They were not only beautiful with a black and white photo, they looked elegant and felt elegant."
"I know I rely on Tinyprints to deliver a quality product on time that is also beautiful. I love that I can edit so much of the card unlike other companies."
"I loved the way the picture took up the whole card with cheerful overprinting of text. In combination with the animated expressions on my grandsons' faces, the text gave the perfect enthusiastic greeting."
"Really loved the easily personalized cards and the envelopes were good quality as well. My order arrived well before the promised date - an added bonus."