Christmas Cards

Personalized Christmas Stamps Make Letters Fun

These days, there are a lot of ways to personalize your family Christmas letters and make them more fun. You can add photos, create your own background, or send your letter digitally. You can also decorate the outside of your envelope with personalized Christmas stamps. On Zazzle, you can either create your own personalized stamps…

Go Green with An Electronic Christmas Letter

Christmas letters are a great way to stay in touch with family and friends during the holidays, but printing them out and sending them through the mail isn’t a very eco-friendly process. Fortunately, there is now an easy way to create a colorful, fun, personalized electronic Christmas letter online. It’s easy and requires no special…

How to Get a Santa Claus, Indiana Postmark

All post offices are busy during the Christmas holidays, as families and friends send Christmas cards and letters to one another. But few post offices are as busy as the one in Santa Claus, Indiana. Since 1983, this small post office has been offering Santa postmarks for holiday mail. Customers love this free service! During…

History of the First U.S. Christmas Stamp

During the holidays, Americans love to send Christmas cards and letters. In fact, we send about 2 billion greeting cards at this time of year. And many of them are affixed with colorful Christmas postage stamps produced by the US Postal Service for the occasion. It’s hard to imagine a time when these festive seasonal…

For Easy Holiday Letters, Try Christmas Letter Cards

Sending an annual holiday letter with your Christmas cards typically means printing out a separate sheet of paper, folding it in half a few times, and stuffing it inside the card so you can fit everything into the envelope. Wouldn’t it be nice to skip the whole printing, folding and stuffing part? Well, you can.…

The Tradition of Holiday Greeting Cards

Many people enjoy receiving Christmas greeting cards during the holidays, but have you ever stopped to wonder how the tradition of sending Christmas cards began? Sir Henry Cole, a British inventor and civil servant, produced the first commercial holiday cards in 1843. He commissioned an artist named John Horsley to illustrate them, and Cole obliged…

5 Free Christmas Downloads

Looking to save money this holiday season? Or just like free things? Then check out these free Christmas downloads that will make you and your wallet merry. 1. Free Christmas Music at Amazon Throughout the year, Amazon offers a selection of free mp3 music titles every day, and during the holiday season they offer a…

Paper Christmas Cards

Not that long ago, the phrase “Christmas cards” meant only one thing – a holiday image on the outside of a folded card with touching text inside. That was, of course, before the days of electronic greeting cards. Now “old-fashioned” paper Christmas cards are not always the greeting of choice during the holidays. But they…

Christmas Address Labels

Christmas Address Labels By Jimmy Sturo Mailing letters is fun with Christmas address labels. Thanks to the Internet and the advanced technology available, you can now create your own Christmas address label in a matter of minutes. Christmas address labels are great even when it is not Christmas time – have you ever heard the…

Christmas Postage Stamps Add Color to Holiday Mailings

Why should the inside of your holiday mailings have all the fun? Put some fun Christmas postage stamps on your envelopes! The US Postal Service has been issuing special Christmas postage stamps since 1963, when it released its first holiday stamp with an image of a Christmas wreath and candles. Now the USPS issues Hanukkah…