Green Holiday Cards – Part 1

Not long ago, I blogged about how you could create your own paper. Theoretically, I could create my own paper and then from that, create my own holiday cards, but frankly, I am just not that crafty. Some people say that the e-greeting cards are green and I suppose that is correct, I just find them a bit impersonal. Call me old fashioned, but I liked to sign my holiday cards, address the envelopes, and drop them in the mail. It takes more time, but then that is part of the fun for me. There are some green holiday card … Continue reading

What To Do with All Those Holiday Cards

Over in the PARENTS blog we’ve been having a lively discussion about the accumulation of holiday photo cards. If you are popular enough, then you likely struggle with how to display the mountains of greeting cards in an attractive manner. Some people choose to tape them to doorways, while others opt for traditional wire cardholders. However, if you have cards arriving by the truckload from friends, family and some from people you’ve never heard of before, then you’re probably dealing with space issues right about now. It’s not a bad dilemma to be faced with, yet the matter still needs … Continue reading

Should You Send Holiday Cards (or Gifts) From Your Home Business?

It used to be standard faire for even small businesses to mail out holiday cards this time of year, or send out the annual calendar. But with the rising cost of postage and concern about being politically correct, many small businesses find themselves wondering whether or not to send out cards or even spring for the classic fruit basket? I still think holiday cards are a nice touch—but it will depend on several factors: what sort of time do you have to do them? Would you rather do something hand-written or pre-embossed—each sends a different message (homey and personal or … Continue reading

Make Time for Scrapbooking During the Holidays

With the holiday season upon us, we are all very busy with parties, shopping, entertaining and so much more. It can be very easy to set scrapbooking aside because you just don’t seem to have the time to do it. I think that it is still very important to make time for small scrapbooking projects during this busy time so that you can take some time out for yourself. You will feel happier and be a better person when you take time to do something that you really enjoy. I would like to share a few ways that you can … Continue reading