2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Do you need some inspiration for tackling this year’s Christmas shopping? Let us help you make your list, check it twice, and deliver unique presents to those you love! Pear Tree is proud to present our 2016 Gift Guide, a collection of some of our favorite holiday gift ideas sure to wow everyone on your list. The hand-picked guide has fabulous ideas at every price point to help you bring a personal touch to your gift-giving this year.

 

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Custom Notepads

Customizable Notepads are a great gift for students, busy moms, and your Type A best friend.

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Romance is in the Air this Christmas

There’s something about Christmas that feels decidedly romantic. Our romantic Christmas Card took its inspiration from the runways this year.  

Romance is in the Air this Christmas

This holiday season you can expect to feel romance in the air as the latest fashion trend continues to channel a noveau Victorian vibe.  Fashion-wise, this means light blouses, breezy silk skirts and see through clothing such as sleepwear presented as outdoor wear. “Lace is a common element in ensembles that are considered romantic; it’s a prominent material used in lingerie, and it’s something that’s transcended decades,” says Alicia, who runs a lingerie fashion blog, Bra Doctor. Commenting on how fashion designers took this element to the next level, “Elie Saab opted for pretty panels of lace in a low-cut white dress, perfect for a dramatic cover up in the summer, or with a strategic slip for a night out. Givenchy takes a cue from a chemise with a peekaboo lace bust and a lacy hem, while Oscar de la Renta attached a thin lace neckline to a gorgeous pink gown.” Meanwhile, Roberto Cavalli and Gucci infuse their fabrics with jewels, ruffles and embellished trims with romantic air.

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Single Bell Rock

We all start the holiday season with the best intentions to send Christmas cards, but let’s be real — life is busy! Single parents know this so well. Between work, the kids, household tasks, and everything else, the best-laid plans don’t always go as intended.

Single Bell Rock

Pear Tree wants to help you make sending unique Christmas cards easy, fast, and affordable — yes, all three! Our award-winning design templates let you personalize your favorite card with the click of a few buttons.

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Holiday Magic in the 47th Chromosome

The holidays are a magical time of year for all families who celebrate Christmas. From the glittering lights and shiny tinsel, to the eagerly anticipated clattering hooves and freshly baked cookies, the sights, sounds, and smells of Christmas are all around us.

Holiday Magic in the 47th Chromosome

Though we all find commonality in these experiences, traditions are as individual as the families who celebrate them. Those who love someone with Down syndrome understand the beauty that makes up each unique family, As photographer Conny Wenk writes, “I believe there’s some magic in the 47th chromosome.”

One of the most important gifts we can give — at Christmas and throughout the year — is that of inclusion. All kids are special little people who want to feel loved and honored as the important family members they are.

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Holidays With Our Heroes

Holidays with our Heroes

Christmas is always a special time of year, but the holidays you get to spend with your soldier are the most magical of all. As a military family, you know the overwhelming feeling of joy that comes on Christmas morning surrounded by everyone you love most, especially your hero in uniform.

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Amor, Familia y Navidad

Amor, Familia y Navidad

There’s just something special and different about Christmas with your Latino family. Is it the fragrance of freshly cooked tamales steaming in their soft corn husks? Or the happy giggles of little ones gently rearranging Abuela’s nativity scene? Or that groggy but satisfied feeling you have the morning after Noche Buena and midnight mass?

It’s something more essential than any of those things. For you, the ultimate joy is the simple delight of being surrounded by your whole family as you come together once again to glorify the birth of Christ. It’s in those familiar sayings, that easy laughter, and that homey warmth that can only mean one thing: La Navidad is here again.

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Celebrate Christmas with a Touch of Glam

Celebrate Christmas in Glam and Embellish: Tis the Season holiday Card

Trends that are often unconventional and eccentric are expected on the fashion show runway. In the world of fashion, sequins, liquid jersey and even glass was seen on the runway. On the runway at Paris Fashion Week, Lanvin revealed wearable glamor that had silver sequins on nude silk chiffon, while Gucci has been chracterizing the brand with high-glam with a geeky edge by placing colored sequins on black chiffon. Meanwhile, Marc Jacobs sets a heavily embellished goth glam trend that is both familiar and new.

Such trends have translated to the real world with glitz and glamor, and wearable off the red carpet with glam celebrities such as Katy Perry and Taylor Swift showing love for embellished dresses. However, it is not limited to the fashion world.

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Dear Santa, This Christmas Is All About Vintage

Dear Santa, This Christmas Is All About Vintage

In the crisp beginnings of winter, the vintage trend has been on the rise with a vintage reboot that we haven’t seen before. In its return, neo-vintage has awakened with a new style of flair and personal style by remixing different eras with new concepts. New vintage style is all about making dreams come true by making a trendy comeback with a retro feel.

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Introducing the 2016 Holiday Collection

We are so excited to share the 2016 collection of beautiful, unique Christmas card designs straight from Pear Tree to you! This year’s line of holiday cards combines wintery colors with stunning details for greetings that are as individual as you are.

The collection features a variety of cozy patterns and lush textures sure to bring the magic this Christmas. We know that everyone will find something beautiful to customize from our 2016 line of cards!

Introducing the 2016 Holiday Collection

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New! Genevieve Gorder 2016 Holiday Collection

In her second holiday collection for Pear Tree, well-known designer Genevieve Gorder introduces what she calls, “soulful luxe.” Combining bold graphics with warm foil colors gives these holiday cards a rich, luxurious feeling.

Holiday Cards

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