Finding the right Christmas card and personalizing it with photos, colors and a holiday greeting is fun and easy, right? What could possibly go wrong? The truth is, not much, if you know what not to do. Here are the 6 dos and don’ts of Christmas cards that will help you avoid a costly (or embarrassing) mistake.
We’re excited to announce the arrival of the Genevieve Gorder Holiday Collection, exclusively for Pear Tree! As a designer, television personality and host, Genevieve Gorder brings design to everything she touches. You’re going to love her holiday card ideas that bring a playful new dimension to Pear Tree’s holiday collection. Here’s a peek at a few of Genevieve’s designs.
Taking a cue from the black-and-white patterns we love while entertaining, we added a stylish selection of cards and gifts to our Holiday 2015 collection. Mix herringbone, polka dots and stripes with decorative chalkboard. Then showcase the classic colors as you host family and friends this holiday season.
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No. 1: Be Jolly Holiday Photo Cards, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 2: Le Pavillion Apron, Kate Spade New York | No. 3: Figuier Candle, Diptyque | No. 4: Black Striped Paper Straws, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 5: Black and White Bargello Monogrammed Initials Tray, Jonathan Adler | No. 6: Little Things Wall Art, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 7: Herringbone Custom Paper Placemats with Circle, Red Stamp | No. 8: Xbase Pouf, CB2 | No. 9: Raise a Glass Tidbit Plates, Kate Spade New York
Shop the entire Holiday 2015 card collection here.
‘Tis the season to gather family photo ideas! After all, your Christmas cards won’t create themselves. To help, we’ve gathered the best family photo ideas that will make creating your Christmas cards quick and snappy (and extra merry) this year!
1. Holiday traditions
Create a truly traditional card by capturing holiday moments your family does year after year. Like picking out the tree, decorating the tree or baking holiday cookies.
2. Make a Run for it
Have the whole family make a run for it. You’ll be surprised how fun this photo idea is!
Inspired by the cheery pops of color we love for accessorizing at home and work, we added super-cute multicolor cards to our 2015 Holiday Collection. Customize the greeting on this holiday photo card and the look with photo highlights from your year. Then go ahead: get colorful with your everyday!
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No. 1: Calhoun Mini Pattern Binder, Russell+Hazel | No. 2: Green Two Ring Table Lamp Base + White Light Years Table Lamp Shade, The Land of Nod | No. 3: Page Tabs, Russell+Hazel | No. 4: Multicolor Message Christmas Card, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 5: 574 Glacial Sneakers in teal, artic blue and white, New Balance | No. 6: Sip Sip Tumbler, Ban.do | No. 7: Ampersand Wall Art, Pear Tree Greetings | No. 8: Swingline Fashion Stapler in pink, Target | No. 9: Herringbone Pom Pom Throw in sky blue, Furbish Studio
Shop the entire 2015 holiday photo cards collection here.
Moms, we know how challenging planning your family photos can be. Choosing outfits, getting your kids in a happy mood and ensuring everyone is dressed and ready to go—it’s a process. So we’re lending you a hand by crafting outfit ideas that show you what to wear for your family photos. In addition, we’ve paired these outfits with the perfect holiday photo card to make your photos look even better this holiday season.
This look combines denim and leather, with touches of gold. Pair it with our Holly Jolly Reindeer card for a gold accent, or one of our many cards that offer natural wood grain backgrounds, like our Merry and Bright Swatch Book.
Woman: Leather Motorcycle Jacket, J.Crew | Super Skinny Low Jeans, H&M | Sleeveless Mesh Button Down Shirt, American Eagle | Pave Paillette Long Necklace, Chloe and Isabel | Noellle Boots, Steve Madden | Man: Chambray Iconic Worker Shirt, Gap | 1969 Slim Nep Denim Jeans, Gap | Coulter Chukka Boot, DSW | Girl: Cropped Denim Jacket, Gymboree | Sparkle Rose Top, Gymboree | Miscellaneous Ocelot Foil Tutu, Seed Heritage | Basic Legging, Seed Heritage | Two-Tone Riding Boots, Gymboree | Toddler Boy: Checked Shirt, Gymboree | Pull-On Plaid Cuff Jeans, Gymboree | Polo Ralph Lauren Ethan Low Ez Shoes, Zappos | Cards: Holly Jolly Reindeer, Pear Tree | Merry and Bright Swatch book, Pear Tree
The new holiday collection from Genevieve Gorder for Pear Tree is coming soon. Here’s just a quick peek at a few of the cards in the new holiday collection for 2015.
It’s only September and we’re already humming Christmas carols and picking out photos. You will be, too, when you see our new Christmas card ideas. Here are a few highlights from the new collection.
You’ve watched her on HGTV and love her style—now Genevieve Gorder is designing a new line of holiday cards exclusively for Pear Tree! This popular designer and television personality loves to bring design to everything she touches. We can’t wait to show you her collection.