Your family isn’t like everyone else’s, and your Christmas card shouldn’t be either. The way we look at it, Christmas cards are a once-a-year opportunity to share a bit of your family’s personality—along with your holiday greetings and good wishes, of course. Creating a card that is unique to your family is all part of the magic. Continue reading →
A Christmas letter doesn’t have to be boring, and this Featured Favorite is a great example. April, Ava, and Nico wanted to share pictures from their trip and were looking for creative Christmas card ideas that would hold lots of photos and room for their story.
April, says, “We had been planning this trip of a lifetime for over a year. I knew that I would be using the photos from this trip for our family Christmas card. Last year I received a card that really stood out. I made sure to set it aside as I knew I wanted to use the same company, Pear Tree Greetings, for my 2012 card.”
Getting ready to take the annual family photo for your Christmas cards, New Year’s cards or Thanksgiving cards? We see a lot of family photos, and wonder how our customers manage to take such great ones. To make your photo session easier, we’ve compiled our top 10 family photo tips, especially for those who have lots of family members to organize or little kids to corral.
10. Choose your time carefully
Make sure the kids are fed and rested. We all know what happens when we skip nap time, and even adults get cranky when they’re hungry.
9. Bring toys or treats
Don’t be caught empty handed. You’ll need to take quick action if you have to turn that frown upside down or want to reward good behavior.
8. Set a rain date
If you’re shooting outside, or are hiring a professional photographer, be sure to set a rain date in case someone gets sick or the weather isn’t perfect.
Nobody wants to send Christmas cards that sound or look exactly the same as everyone else’s. So why do we settle on the same traditional Christmas card sayings every year? Here are 10 Christmas cards that say Happy Holidays without saying Happy Holidays!
How to enter:
1. Create a pin board titled: Pear Tree Greetings Christmas Cards
2. Go to www.PearTreeGreetings.com, find your favorite Christmas cards and pin a minimum of 5 cards to that board
3. Submit your entry by commenting on this image with the link to your board.
Five winners will be randomly chosen. Contest ends 11/16/12. Winners announced by 11/21/12. Start pinning now for your chance to win in this Pinterest Contest!