I’m a big fan of ecards for holidays, and I have yet to find a better, easier resource for last-minute ecards than the Red Stamp app. With Mother’s Day just a day away, get on it! Surely there’s someone you’ve forgotten — a mom, stepmom, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, best single mom friend — or just someone you want to flood with some extra love this weekend without spending a penny. In which case, you can bombard them with gorgeous, free ecards by text or email, choosing from dozens of customizable modern designs, and even uploading your own photos to many of templates. This...Read More
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These free Valentine’s Day e-cards from the New York Public Library (NYPL) gave us a little chuckle this morning, so we just had to share the love so you could share it too. Just head over to the NYPL website and create one of your own for your special book-loving someone. I’m giggling over “Check Me Out” (heh, get it?) and “Talk Wordy to Me.” Hey, they’re no Valentine’s Day emoji messages (ahem, cough), but they’re pretty funny nonetheless. And hey while you’re there and if you feel so inclined, you can give a little donation love to the...Read More
So what if it's the day before Christmas Eve? That's plenty of time to grab a fabulous gift for anyone still left on your list. (Or, maybe everyone if you're just starting). We put together a bunch of solid last-minute tech gift ideas you can still get. Just make sure to leave a little time to gift wrap. Gift cards that are more than just gift cards You'll find no shortage of stores carrying all sorts of cool gift cards, from iTunes to Google Play, plus XBox credits and a whole lot more. But hey, if you don't want to...Read More
3 awesome websites for sending holiday e-cards that look just like paper cards. Except, no postage. Or trees.
We love sending out paper holiday cards and getting them in the mail. We really do! But these days, you can send gorgeous digital cards that look as fabulous as your paper cards, and save yourself a whole lot of time and money. Here, 3 websites and apps that feature beautiful holiday e-cards that anyone would be thrilled to receive. So long as they have an email box. Related: Emily McDowell’s witty greeting cards go digital. Yay! Paperless Post We’ve been longtime fans of Paperless Post, and their holiday card designs make us love them even more. Recipients will receive an...Read More
Who ever thought that one day, the fine art of thoughtfully handwritten, artful notes would be considered punk? Well, the husband-wife team behind Punk Post is who. And they are determined to bring handwriting back in the coolest way possible. Even if it’s not yours. I can’t tell you how many times I wish I had my own Emily McDowell when it came to addressing my own thank you notes and cards, and that’s pretty much the gist of this smart service. Well, you won’t get her specifically, but you can have your cards — both inside and out — hand-scripted and illustrated by incredibly talented, real human artists, whose styles you...Read More
The summer is birthday season in my family, with what seems like every relative born in these few months. Inevitably, I finish up wrapping a gift only to realize I forgot a card. My go-to has always been Paperless Post to send last-minute digital greetings, but the the other day when I was browsing their site, I realized they now offer cards for all occasions from Emily McDowell, one of our favorite artists, and I was thrilled. Related: How to send cool online thank-you cards You’ll find cards for every single occasion (some you might not have even thought of), with Emily’s incredible designs always...Read More
Happy Mother’s Day to all the awesome moms out there, whether you’re fluent in emoji or just happy to get texts from your kids at all. Hope you have the most wonderful day, filled with love, family, and a whole day without the kids stealing your tablet and running out the battery. And psst…if your mom or grandmother or stepmother isn’t with you today, it’s not too late to send her a free custom photo e-card Do it, trust us. Now go enjoy your day! You’ve earned it! -Liz, Kristen + the CMT Team Mother’s Day emoji card: Sylvan Gate design on...Read More
We’ve been talking about the easy-to-use, tasteful, and free Red Stamp app for a few years, though today it’s worth a reminder, so that you can be sure to send your mom, grandma, or favorite mom-like person a beautiful and heartfelt message for Mother’s Day. In fact, you can send every mom and grandmother you know an ecard made just for them because the Red Stamp app for iOS and Android makes it so quick and simple to email, text, or even post your cards on social media for the world to see. With options for adding one or more photos, as well...Read More
With the Felt greeting card app, your kids will be begging you to let them write their thank you notes
If you haven’t quite gotten around to having your kids write out their thank you notes for all those Christmas and Hanukkah gifts they got last month, you might want to check out the new Felt greeting card app which just launched. By letting you design your own greeting card and add a handwritten message, they’re bringing back the charm of written letters with digital ease, so our kids can practice some old-fashioned manners with a very modern sensibility. In the app, you can choose from pre-designed greeting cards in all kinds of shapes, for all kind of occasions, and even pretty “thinking of...Read More
With all the digital ways you can say “Happy Mother’s Day” to the special mom in your life this Sunday, sending an actual paper card is an extra special treat. And that’s why this card made me laugh. Yes, I love texting and Facetiming as much as the next person, but you know, there’s just something about getting a handwritten note, and even better when it has a little self-depricating humor, like this Not Sent from my iPhone greeting card. In just a few words, it says lots of nice things, like that you took the time to write with a...Read More
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