While there are some people that do not worry about sending holiday cards any longer, there are still many that will send them out each year without fail. Some people get them out early and some take a while. If you are like some families, you may get them out so late they may not arrive on time. Card can be expensive, and if you are cutting corners this year for the holidays, do not assume that you have to give up on sending cards. You can just find ways to make or buy cheap holiday cards. Remember that it is the thought that counts and what you put into the card is what matters.
You can find cheap Christmas cards in almost any store and on many online web sites that sell cards and/or Christmas items. These can be as low as five dollars for a box of them. When you buy, look at the number of cards in the package before you decide if you have found a good deal. You can find a box for four dollars, but it may not be a deal if you only get eight cards in the box. Think about how many you have to send out and then shop for deals on cards. If you find a box with enough within, you have found a great way to keep up your tradition without spending a lot on doing it.
One way to make sure that you always have cheap Christmas cards is to buy a little extra each year and then to save them up. If you wait a few years, you can send out the same card again and no one will be any wiser. You can also get mixed boxes at good prices and use them for quite a few years. When it comes to cards, most people pay more attention to what is included inside, what you have written as a greeting, and anything else you have included, not what is on the cover.
Some people like to send out photo cards with pictures of their children or the entire family. These do not have to be expensive, though they certainly can be. If you want to do this, you can certainly find cheap solutions to your problems. Cheap Christmas and holiday cards of this type may be things that you order through your local discount store rather than through a picture or portrait studio. You can save quite a bit and you can also have the envelopes for mailing them included.
You can also allow your children to make your cheap holiday cards this year. All you need is a supply of paper, craft supplies like markers and glitter, and envelopes. You can use heavy duty card stock, or you can save even more money by getting a packet of construction paper. They can make cards for everyone and you can either put them into the mail or deliver them in person on the Christmas holidays this year. Your cards are still out, and they are certainly going to be unique this way.
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