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Display Ideas for Holiday Cards from Loved Ones

Holidays are a great time to bond with family and friends, have a merry time and exchange gifts. But even with all that, there are a few more things you can do to spice up your holidays — be it Christmas, New Years, Easter, Diwali, Holi, Eid Al-Fitr or Eid Al-Adha.

One of the best ways to do that is by sending your family and friends a message of love, hope, and peace. You can do that via SMS, email or ecards, but it is best if you can have the message on tangible cards that your loved ones can hold and keep.

In this regard, it is imperative you learn ways that you can display your cards that it compliments your holiday theme. It never ends with receiving the cards and stacking them on your bookshelf or in the wardrobe.

Bring those cards to life; display them around your home for all to see. How can you do that? Here are a few methods to use to make your holiday cards and decorative stamps more functional than they would have been lying in a stack:

Displaying Handmade Cards

As you might already know, handmade cards are not easy to create. They need a lot of creativity and thoughtfulness. Working with the right materials — from card stock to inks, pens, and decoration — adds to the mastery in creating these cards.

You, therefore, want to display your dexterity in the best way possible. Show those clean-cut edges. Display those drawings and paintwork. Show those carefully inscribed writings. Small cards can stand on your table while you can use the slightly larger ones in garlands along doorways and banisters and across mantels.

Displaying Vintage Cards

You also can make your vintage cards from a selected choice of card stock and card-making materials. However, the best of vintage cards is those that you purchase from your card supplier.

Thanks to technological advancements, you now can buy these cards online and have the supplier ship to your doorstep. You also can customize the message that you want to display. The best part of vintage cards is the vintage detail that they add to your interior décor.

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So, the most appropriate way to display them is clipping them on your ribbon displays, stapling them on window frames and old shutters.

Make every moment of your holidays count. You can create memories with decorative cards and stamps. But, how you display the cards can make a whole lot of difference into how you add life to the cards. Have well-thought-out display methods to use for your holiday cards.

Nothing shows your appreciation to your loved ones’ like showing you are proud of their cards. It could mean a lot to your family and friends if you display the cards they have given you. It signals that you really cherish these gifts, no matter how little they might have spent on them. They might even follow your lead and learn these creative display methods from you. Moreover, you can work around any of these methods as creatively as you can.

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