Christmas is the perfect time to send a beautiful handwritten card to your friends and relatives.
Don't even think about sending emails, gifs or funny films, Christmas asks for handwritten cards that you are supposed to write while sitting close to the fire, eating delicious and fatty biscuits, singing carols with your family.
Don't be afraid to hold a pen again, after years of just typing and pressing 'like' buttons, we're here to help you with a very easy DOs and DONTs list.
1. Keep it short. A good sentence, not a text, wishing peace and love. That's what the Christmas spirit is all about.
2. When writing a card, take a minute to think about where to place your text: “Dear so and so” should be on the top of the card. Place the wishes in the middle. Hugs, kisses and your signature, will come at the bottom of the card.
3. Choose a nice thick paper, preferably beige or red, because it's chic. But if your family has a coat of arms, no discussion, you should use its colors.
4. Be careful to have the right address and, especially, to correctly write the name of the person you are sending it to.
1. Ballpoint pens are a no go. The occasion is special and you can show it by writing your card with a perfect fountain pen, which can improve any mediocre calligraphy.
2. If you make a mistake, start again from the beginning, on a new card. Never correct your mistake with ink!
3. It's nice to send a card with a photo of your family, but don't forget that Christmas is a religious celebration, the birth of Jesus in a poor stable to save humankind. By the way, Christians are happy to share this wonderful time of peace and love with all people, faithful or not. So keep the spirit in your card!
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