Greeting cards play a vital role in articulating your emotions and feelings in a memorable manner
. They are sent to friends and family on many special occasions. Christmas is one of the major festivals celebrated by the people all over the world. Sending cards on Christmas is a tradition originated in London. There are many ideas to create captivating cards on Christmas for friends and family.
History of Christmas cards:
The origin of Christmas greeting cards was in London. This was a common practice among the English folks. They use to send handwritten cards to their near and dear ones on Christmas occasion. Later on, disseminating printed cards became a tradition in United States. It was popularized by Louis Prang who was an American Lithograph printer. He sold these cards embellishing them with beautiful images displaying flowers, birds, toys, gifts, children and much more. Over the years these cards became a part of the culture and people across the globe begun using printed or handmade cards on Christmas occasion.
Different ideas of creating Cards:
It is a great fun to play with exotic colors, patterns and designs to create a wonderful card. If you are creating printable cards you can draw patterns on the borders of the cards. One can use personal photographs on the front side of the card. You can draw cartoon characters on the front side of the card if it is meant for children. Children are fond of cartoon character drawings. These paintings become memorable for them. If you are creating card for teenagers you can draw funny paintings. The teenagers find such funny pictures more appealing. Cards for elderly people can have sober designs and images on the front side. You can draw Christmas trees and with stars and snow fall. The elderly people like all these designs that are simple and convey sobriety. In the inside page of the card you can write spellbound messages. These messages should convey a feeling of belongingness to the recipient of the card. At the back side you can use designs or keep the back page blank. There are many ideas for creating beautiful cards on the eve of Christmas. You can search for the ideas on the Internet and such other sources.