8 Reasons to Send A Holiday Card

8 Reasons to Send A Holiday Card

Posted by Carolyn Fuhrmann | Pink Dot Design on 2022 Oct 24th

Sending holiday cards to loved ones is a timeless tradition that many of us look forward to every year. 

With all of the disruption the pandemic has brought the world since 2020, removing travel, gatherings and celebrating the holidays together in person, the tradition of a handwritten Christmas card will never be removed

No matter if you are able to gather this holiday season or not, sending a holiday card will still allow you to send love and best wishes for the New Year 2023 

From sharing your message of hope and seasonal greetings to showing your children grow throughout the years, your photo card will make friends and family feel even more special during the holidays. 

Whether you’re sharing a New Year's greeting, a photo of the newest addition to the family, a pet, or perhaps a photo from your latest vacation; holiday cards allow you to truly reconnect with family and friends.

If you’re still on the fence if you should make the effort to send a holiday card or not this year, we’ve provided 8 reasons to below to help you decide.

merry holiday card

1. Spread Christmas Cheer

Everyone loves making a trip to the mailbox and finding a holiday card. Instead of the regular junk mail and bills coming in, there is no better feeling than personalized happy mail! 

When you send a holiday card or updated family photo, opening your festive mail will literally put family and friends in the holiday spirit for the entire months of December and January.

You can spread your own holiday cheer quite affordably this year by mailing photo Christmas cards

Bright Christmas photo holiday card

2. Reconnect with Family & Friends

If you have long distance family and friends who have moved away, sending family Christmas cards can help you reconnect. 

A holiday greeting in the mail is a warm reminder that although they may live far away, they’re far from forgotten. 

This is also another opportunity to highlight new events and faces in your family. 

Fridge worthy photo Christmas cards are simple to create and an affordable way to stay in touch with friends and family near and far.

Merry Little Christmas Photo Card

3. Update your Family Photo

Sending holiday cards out are a great excuse to book that annual holiday photoshoot. 

Since Mom is usually the one taking literally thousands of pictures of the kids every year, it seems as though she is never in the shot! 

Choosing your location and outfits will add excitement to updating your family photo archives.

Class Christmas Card with buffalo plaid

4. A Year in Review

Take this opportunity to share your family's events and memories from the past year. Long distance relatives and friends will enjoy seeing your updated family photo and happenings.

Family Photo Christmas Card

5. Pair your Gift with a Card

Send a gift card paired with your holiday greetings to add an element of surprise and kick off the festive season of giving.

Holiday Baby Announcements

6. Announce Your New Arrival

Share the arrival of your new addition to the family with a festive holiday birth announcement card. Truly the best gift of all. This holiday card is sure to stay on display all year long.

Religious Holiday Photo Card

7. Share Your Faith

Sending religious Christmas photo cards can provide the opportunity to remind each other of the beauty of and the reason for the season. Share your faith and celebrate what the holiday season really means to you.

Always Merry Christmas card

8. Make Someone Smile

Christmas cards can be a reflection of your sentiment during the holiday season and often make family and friends feel loved. 

You can easily make someone smile with a heartfelt message, family update, or a funny Christmas photo they can’t get anywhere else. 

Never underestimate the timeless magic of making someone feel loved with a holiday card.

While there are plenty of ways to let someone know how you’re feeling during the holidays, you can never go wrong with sending a holiday card in the mail. 

The rush of joy that comes with opening a holiday card and reading a handwritten note remains an unmatched tradition during the holiday season. 

Remember that a holiday card doesn’t have to be expensive, in fact there are many affordable options. It’s all about the thought that counts, and whoever receives the card is sure to love it.