We talked to two greeting card writers about the art of the heartfelt message.
Talking teddy bears. Boxes of candy. Jewelry. Greeting cards covered with hearts. These may sound like typical Valentine's Day gifts for your sweetie-pie. But at the One Love Foundations's #LoveBetter pop-up shop in New York City, such items aren't exactly tokens of affection. They're not even for sale. Rather, the products are designed to start...
While it is basically accepted that Valentine's Day is one of those 'Hallmark holidays' that became sensationalized in order to sell greeting cards; that is simply no justification for not showing your loved ones that you care. Regardless of what the anti-Valentine's Day conspiracy theorists would have you believe,......
For all those single, unattached people out there, Valentine's Day can be hell. We're just trying to dodge all the couples, roses, and greeting cards and have a quiet night, damn it! Luckily, there's plenty to do when you're single on this Hallmark circus of a holiday. Show More Summary
Valentine's Day is only a few days away, and I don't know about you, but I relish the opportunity to hand Big Candy my dollars and purchase as many heart-shaped Peanuts-themed chocolate boxes as possible so that I can eat...
Courtesy Zingerman's Take away the garish flowers, the over-the-top displays of public affection, the sappy greetings cards and at its essence Valentine’s Day is a celebration of love—the love for chocolate that is. From an early age, we taught that the holiday is inextricably connected to sweets, from heart-shaped candies to bonbons to baked good. Show More Summary
I checked through the archives here, and thought I had shared this before, but right now it’s eluding me. I have a friend whose career resumé consists of working in these industries: the post office greeting cards Christian publishing The first was impacted greatly by the introduction of email. The second one equally so, along […]
Spread a little love to your Android phones and tablets with these sweet Valentine's apps! Valentine's Day may just be a greeting card holiday at this point, but it's a great reminder to stop and think about the ones you love. If you're...Show More Summary
Artist PJ McQuade makes new geeky greeting cards for every occasion, every year, and his 2018 Valentines are now available at his Etsy store CastleMcQuade. They feature your favorite pop culture icons, many of whom would be completely unexpected in a romantic Valentine, but they work. Show More Summary
Sales in 2017 had been buoyed by the success of children’s books by David Williams as well as JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Non-book items such greetings cards, stationery and educational toys have proved a success with browsers and now account for 10% of turnover.
Nothing says “I love you” quite like a perfectly booped snoot. Wonderflies created this adorable snake greeting card that offers an affectionate snoot boop to share with whomever you choose. Valensnek Day is coming up. Don’t leave you sweetie un-booped. Show More Summary
Think Green (Reuse or Recycle) Those Christmas Cards that you get. Don't just toss them in the garbage. Bring new life to these Christmas Cards. (Greeting Cards) The post Think Green Reuse or Recycle Those Christmas Cards appeared first on Courageous Christian Father. Show More Summary
Many of us would, given the choice, rather spend holidays with our pets than our families. Robert E. Jackson’s Instagram shows us humankind’s love for pets in this gallery of fabulous family Christmas and New Year cards in which the pets are to the fore. See more »
Holiday greeting cards: you can buy them in a supermarket. You can draw them in crayon. Or you can custom-code a generative interactive Web greeting. Continuing something of a tradition on CDM, of course, we get to share the latter. Robert Thomas writes with his creation. Show More Summary
Skip ticketed events and celebrate at these places instead — no reservations, no tickets, no fuss New Year’s Eve is overrated. Ticketed New Year’s Eve parties are the social equivalent of greeting cards: a racket, an industry invented...Show More Summary
I did this is December of 2009 as a Christmas card, then revived the concept in 2015 as a New Year's endeavor, which is what it will be this year.Here are the instructions on how to participate:1) In the comment section of this post,...Show More Summary
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to create a greeting card for Christmas and New Year Holidays in an easy way. Final Image Preview Step 1 Create a new document with size of 800 x 600 pixels and fill it with black color. Step 2 Now I would like to create abstract snowing […] Source
In the mid-20th century, families had a lot of fun designing holiday greeting cards in which printers would cut and paste photographs, often combining them with hand-drawn illustrations. Just like today, their pets were considered part of the family, and often were the most photogenic member. Show More Summary
Cards and swearing make for holiday fun!
In today’s Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to create a Christmas tree with shiny lights. Don’t you feel the holiday cheer? Christmas is near and this is a great occasion to design something nice, like a greeting card or a merry website, while honing your graphic design skills? Follow these steps and you’ll be […] Source