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 and Kwanzaa stamps, too, as well as both religious and secular images for Christmas.

But digital technology means you no longer have to wait for the United States Postal Service to issue their official holiday stamps, nor do you have to settle for the images the print. Now you can make your own (see the post on how to create personalized USPS stamps) or you can buy great postage stamps created by thousands of artists around the country.

Just hop over to Zazzle and you’ll be dazzled by the variety of postage available for Christmas, other holidays and special occasions and everyday use. Here are just a few of the designs you’ll find there. You can buy any of these designs or even use the design as the basis for your own customized version of what you see here. (For instance, you could add “Merry Christmas from the Smiths” to any image here, and you can do the same with their selection of Christmas cards, letterhead, ornaments, shirts and more.)

Merry Christmas Santa Stamps stamp
Christmas Reindeer stamp
Christmas Kitty Stamp stamp
Merry Christmas postage stamp stamp
Christmas Angel stamp

What the Snowman Saw Postage Stamps stamp

  3 comments for “Christmas Postage Stamps Add Color to Holiday Mailings

  1. October 30, 2009 at 8:36 am

    Hi there–I use Zazzle stamps every Christmas and also collaborate with my kids on a Zazzle shop. Our bestselling stamps take the guesswork out of personalizing–just replace the sample family name with your own. Fun designs, and half our proceeds go to Save the Children. Happy (almost!) holidays 🙂

  2. October 30, 2009 at 10:14 am

    Hi Mary,
    Thanks for visiting my site! I took a look at your Zazzle store and enjoy the designs a lot. I love the fact that you collaborate with your kids and donate half your proceeds to charity, so I’m happy to allow you to post your store link here. I’ve also added one of your designs to the page – I chose the “peace-and-love holiday” stamp. Hope it brings some extra visitors to your store. 🙂 – Lisa

  3. November 13, 2009 at 8:48 pm

    What a great post. This is sure to cheer everyone up.

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