With the holiday season coming up, we start thinking about sending cards to loved ones. Whether they are invitations to your fabulous party, a Christmas card or a happy announcement, sending a card is a great way to keep in touch! As you may know, all of my family live in the Netherlands (I live in the UK) so I love sending cards every now and then! Just to show them I am thinking of them.
But did you know there is a better way to send cards than queuing up at the post office? I collaborated with Paperless Post to show their amazing array of cards with great designs that you can simply send online!
I use Paperless Post for all my party invitations! I think it’s such a great way to send invitations for a party or event you have coming up. You can really easily track who you’ve sent it out to as well as RSVP’s. They have the funniest and most unexpected designs, you can type in anything and it will come up with a design.
For example, Will and I recently adopted a little dog (Monty) from the local animal shelter. I wanted to sent out some invitations for a ‘Monty party’, but thought it would be pretty impossible to find a design for a dog themed party. Luckily Paperless Post actually had some designs that work amazingly for my Monty Party. Below I run you though the basic steps on how to customise your invitations and you can also see my design.
- Choose your design: as I said you can type in any word and chances are it will come up with something good.
- Customise your card: type your own text, colours, logo and so much more. You can even choose the envelope! I usually find they style these very well and I don’t often change the design of the envelope, but of course you can.
- You can choose whether you want to send an invitation with rsvp option, website link, as an announcement, save the date and more.
- Then you enter the details of the event: host’s name, address etc. etc. (you can even add a registry list – oh yes!)
- The last step allows you to enter who you’re sending the invitations to. All you need is their name and email address. They will receive an email and can rsvp (if you’ve chosen for this option).
- What I find really handy is that you can preview the card at multiple stages, so you know exactly how it shows up in the recipient’s inbox.
When is it not a good time to send a card? I think there is always an occasion to send a card to a loved one – even if it’s just to say hi! Even my grandparents have an email address so I can send them out to them too.
Sending cards super easy, you just choose the design, customise the card and send it out to who you want! This is especially great for Christmas cards as you usually send these out in larger numbers.
I sent the below card (can you tell I like dogs?) as a funny Halloween card.
Of course there is so much more you can do with Paperless Post: engagement announcements, birthday parties, business events etc. Have you ever used them to send out cards? Let me know in the comments!