I am suddenly aware of the urgent need to get my Christmas card plans in order. Already you ask? Well first we'll start with my confession- we moved in July and I never sent moving announcements, not so much as an email. So I figure, if I want to receive any Christmas cards myself, I had better get some out so people have our new address.
So here is the question...what kind of card do you enjoy getting?
I have cute little monkeys, so it's tempting to me to do the typical photo card to show them off. I found this etsy store where you can have her design your card for $15 and then print them yourselves through a local shop.
Aren't these beautiful?
Of course, then we have to get some pictures done!
Generally though, I prefer a card with room for a note. I also recognize that if I commit myself to writing in every card, they will likely still be sitting on my counter in February.
What do you think about the update letters people send? I did an email version one year at the new year with pictures and a few updates since I missed Christmas cards altogether. But...I never know how they are received. Some people seem to love them because they are more than just a picture, some seem to feel like they are an ego trip. Would love your thoughts.
Any pretty paper shops you are looking at for your cards?