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Step into Christmas with me | Writing the cards

Christmas cards are wonderful. I know that there’s a lot to be said against this age old tradition (it’s not eco-friendly, emails are “just as good”, they’re “consumerist”) but I just think that they’re a really lovely way to reach out to old friends and send warm wishes to new ones.

This years cards

Christmas Cards

I picked up these cards from Sainsbury’s (3 for 2, bargain) because I just couldn’t leave them on the shelf, look at that cutie little foodie design! I tend to go for charity cards when I can ’cause it’s a nice little bonus, 10% of the retail price for these babies is donated equally between Comic Relief and the Royal British Legion.

Christmas Stamps

I love the Christmas stamps this year! Nothing will ever beat the Wallace and Gromit stamps of 2010 but I’d say these come in at a close second.

Gold Gel Pen

Is there anything else to write Christmas cards with? No. Gold gel pens only when it comes to seasons greetings.

Fun fact: The first ever Christmas cards were commissioned in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole, and English inventor.

(You can see a picture of one at the top of this blog post!)

Have you posted your cards yet? Do you send Christmas cards? Let me know in the comments!


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