I have a couple challenges in picking the right cards: finding something that's not too serious but not too cartoony, doesn't have religious wording on the inside, and doesn't say "Season's Greetings." I do like something creative, but if it's got traditional wording, I prefer "Merry Christmas" and I'm okay with "Happy Holidays," but I don't like the phrase "Season's Greetings" for some reason. Since everyone is trying to be more PC and sensitive to different beliefs, you can imagine that my eliminating a popular Winter Holiday phrase makes my job a little difficult. Here are a few of my favorites from my favorite store, Target:
I love blue and white for Christmas rather than the traditional red and white and these look like a snowy hill.
I love this design!
These are lovely, but might be too girly for Mr. Kingston's taste. I just put him through the fun of a purple wedding, he might appreciate a break.
Now, if I had an unlimited budget for Christmas cards and wanted to splurge a little, I might go with something like these from Tiny Prints:
Of course, Tiny Prints specializes in birth announcements, so they mostly have photo designs. We've decided not to do a photo card this year, but if we did want to do one, I like the simplicity of this design:
Of course, I can't forget Etsy as a great source for truly unique cards.
These are from BethsCardCreations - snowmen AND snowflakes?! Sold!
And these just might be my favorite! They're from SilhouetteBlue and say "Make the Season Bright" at the bottom.
I love and look forward to my annual search for Christmas cards. What's your favorite part of preparing for the holidays?