- Holidays and Celebrations
(Mostly) Free Online Greeting Card Ideas
Useful Free On-Line Greeting Card Ideas
Need to send some greeting cards but you don't have time to go to the store? Then here is one answer: download free holiday greeting card templates and make your own with supplies you might have on hand.
Another answer is to send free online e-cards--no postage (or an angel with a horn!) necessary!
All you need to create your own beautiful cards to mail:
1. white (or holiday color) card-stock, 2. envelopes and 3. plenty of ink on hand.
You also might need quotes or sayings to put inside your cards! I have listed sources for you!
Now for the free e-cards, I have also included unique eCard links if you prefer to save $$$ on postage and supplies.
Public Domain image of an angel delivering a card is from Karen's Whimsy.
Public Domain Image to use on a card
In to vintage?
The image to the right is from Karen's Whimsy. It is a lovely public domain image that your can print on card stock and make a card of your very own to send. The image is actually a vintage Christmas Card that you can print on paper and fold it with the saying that was originally printed with this greeting.
This site has so many free images that you can use so I am sure you will find something useful.
Free Christmas Tree Card Ideas
Embroidered Card Ideas From Kreinik
I found an easy patterned (sorry, no image) Stitched Christmas Tree Card offered by Kreinik. When you click on the link it will open a new tab and take you to a freebie that you can use for a greeting card.
That same company offers a free pattern (for personal use) for a Beaded Easter Card plus many more ideas. You just need to browse around until you find some greeting card project you like.
You can find another stitched Christmas Tree Card pattern at Form-A-Lines. These cards are not to be sold unless you put a purchased copyright sticker on them.
The "happy christmas" card shown here is from laurenmanning on Flickr. CC license with attribution.
Holiday Card Ideas are free but supplies are not! - Find affordable greeting card supplies on Amazon:
He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree. ~Roy L. Smith
Holiday Quotes and Sayings for Your "Blank Inside" Card! - I found the above saying on "Quote Garden".
If you are like me, I have tons of blank cards for those rare (LOL), unexpected occasions when mailing a card is necessary.
I have provided links for you to find the perfect words to fill in the blank!
- Christmas Quotes, Sayings, Poems, Verses, Greetings
Quotations for Christmastime, from The Quote Garden.
- Christmas Quotes - Christmas Quotations - Christmas Sayings
Christmas Quotes - Christmas Quotations - Christmas Sayings
Free Online eCards: Greetings included - Some have Delicious Recipes, too!
I love these websites! Send the gift of a recipe on a card. It costs nothing except your time (filling in forms--but hey, it beats a trip to the mall on Black Friday)
I sent my step-mother a free greeting for Mother's Day from DaySpring. The ecard even had music. It was FREE!
- DaySpring E-Cards
DaySpring offers free Christian E-Cards, boxed cards, gifts, home decor and more. Inspirational gifts for all occasions!
- Hipster Free Online Greeting Cards
Send Free Ecard Greetings. Recommended by Real Simple Magazine Hipster eCards are what it says: HIP I love the choices this eCard site has.
- Wildlife eCards - Animal and Nature Ecards from the World Land Trust
The Wildlife eCards are animal and nature themed ecards that are free to send and require no registration. Simply choose a Wildlife eCard, type your greeting, address your card and hit 'Send'.
- Free eCards | Free Cards | Care2
25,000 free ecards and greeting cards from Care2. Save the Rainforest with every ecard you send!
- MoMA | The Collection | E-Cards | E-Cards
Send free electronic greetings with The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) e-cards. Greeting cards for holidays, birthdays, and special occasions from the world's finest collection of modern art.
- Send a Free E-Card for Birthdays, Valentines, Holidays, Any Time! - BHG.com
Free E-Cards to send on Better Homes and Gardens website. Lots of Holidays are there for you to choose.
Send free eCards for every occasion. Browse our collection of free online greetings: birthday wishes, wedding cards, birth announcements, thank you notes, anniversary eCards, and much more.
- Great Gifts by Knock Knock - Funny Office Gifts, Stationery, Cool Gifts & Notepads
KnockKnock has some free eCards that cover a ton of situations Like "I'm So Sorry, But....", Congrats on Your...., and six more.
Don't be a Scrooge! Share your inspirations here.
I found another great site for free eCards!
I have also created a Cheeky Ecards lens you might find helpful--and just maybe entertaining.
I love the irreverent Holiday Cards found here. Of course, some might think I have a weird sense of humor! Be forewarned - some people might be offended.
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