As not answering his stack of correspondence appeared impolite, the London socialite decided to speed up the task by enlisting his friend, artist J.C. Horsley, to design a festive card with a fill-in-the-blank salutation in 1843. The first-ever Christmas card soon inspired copycats, with holiday greetings taking off both in Britain and the United States by the end of the century.


As co-owners of The Land of Lost Content, the world’s largest archive of 20th Century popular culture, we’re always thinking of new, exciting ways to make Britain’s rich cultural heritage relevant to the modern consumer. Our greeting card collection with Hallmark does exactly that, and features images from the 50s, 60s and 70s in a 12-part collection.
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When someone near and dear to your heart turns another year older, you’ll want to do everything you can to make their day extra memorable. Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, a cocktail party or planning a dinner at the honoree’s favorite restaurant, it’s tradition to give the guest of honor a Happy Birthday card. As if picking out a card wasn’t tough enough, on top of that you’ll need to craft a happy birthday message too.

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As not answering his stack of correspondence appeared impolite, the London socialite decided to speed up the task by enlisting his friend, artist J.C. Horsley, to design a festive card with a fill-in-the-blank salutation in 1843. The first-ever Christmas card soon inspired copycats, with holiday greetings taking off both in Britain and the United States by the end of the century.
If the birthday cake is big in size, then decorate the whole cake like a village landscape, with the small cottages and rivulets flowing around. Decorate the cottages, fields, trees and rivulets with different colored cream and see the cake have a life of its own. If done properly these specially decorated birthday cake will look real and your child will not even agree to cut the cake. Even your guests will remember these cakes always.
The market for Christmas collectibles is actually on the rise, according to Terry Kovel, co-author of the Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price Guide. "All of the holidays have gotten more popular in collecting," she tells GoodHousekeeping.com. "And the most popular one obviously is Christmas." Vintage cards in good condition can fetch about $10 to $50 apiece, she says, but particularly valuable ones can shoot up into the three- or even four-figure range.
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As co-owners of The Land of Lost Content, the world’s largest archive of 20th Century popular culture, we’re always thinking of new, exciting ways to make Britain’s rich cultural heritage relevant to the modern consumer. Our greeting card collection with Hallmark does exactly that, and features images from the 50s, 60s and 70s in a 12-part collection.

Sending birthday greetings has become a necessary tradition these days. It can be hard to find the perfect birthday wish for the special birthday boy or girl especially, with so many options. Don’t stress out over what to write in a birthday card.  Make the next birthday you celebrate a special one and personalize your birthday wishes with a handpicked happy birthday quote. Whether you’re looking for a greeting to make someone roll over laughing or a heart-warming tearjerker, these birthday quotes are a great place to start. A genuine birthday wish will surely make anyone’s day. This year, say “Happy Birthday!” with a few words that no one will forget.


If you're celebrating a kid's birthday party, decide on a theme to make it even more fun for all the kids. You can even make it a dress up party! There are thousands of popular party themes for children of all ages, featuring princesses, pirates, mermaids, superheroes, and even unicorns! We also have a variety of everyone's favorite characters from Disney, My Little Pony, Cars, Harry Potter and Marvel to name just a few. Just find your child's favorite TV show, movie or character and send out the perfect birthday invitations from Zazzle today!
Send your friends and family vintage inspired Christmas cards with style this year. Our luxurious photo cards were created exclusively for Minted by our talented community of independent artists. Each of our Christmas cards are fully customizable with your favorite family portrait and personalized greeting. Choose one photo or pick one of our multi photo christmas cards to showcase all your family photos. All of our Christmas cards are available on your choice of thick Signature paper, 100% recycled Premium paper, or Pearlescent paper.
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