Among the great symbols of life and hope in the world, the sea remains one of the most powerful. Ever constant but always changing, powerful, vast, and beautiful, the ocean is a suitable image to mentally conjure when one imagines what best symbolizes the fixed-but-fluid universe. The stars are another great symbol of life and the universe, so it’s comforting that there are stars in the sea as well… starfish. All is connected. Maybe two best friends can be imagined as a pair of starfish on a beach, under a sunset sky, facing the starlit night together. We make wishes on stars of all kinds and hope they come true for our loved ones on their birthdays.
This exciting greeting cards collection has everything you need to celebrate all those big life events, from weddings and new babies to anniversaries and, of course, those special ‘don’t forget’ birthdays. No matter how big or small the occasion, greeting cards are a great way to say you’re thinking of someone. Try browsing the selection of Send a Message greeting cards if you’re looking for greeting cards that say good luck or get well, that send friendship thoughts, or perhaps that simply say 'thinking of you'. And for greeting cards at those hard times of remembrance, choose a beautifully worded sympathy card. Whether you need greeting cards for a specific congratulation, such as graduation, new home or new job, or you simply want to write your own message in a blank greeting card, there is a wide range of styles to choose from. Don’t forget to check your monthly calendar for all those upcoming birthdays, and browse the greeting cards selections for all your loved ones such as mum, dad, son, daughter and grandparents, and the greeting cards for extra special milestone birthdays like 18th, 21st, 30th and 60th. For any friend’s birthday there is a wide choice of greeting card styles to choose from such as cute and cuddly bears like the famous Forever Friends, funny cards to make them laugh out loud, more contemporary cards for those fashionistas or simply classic photographic cards and beautifully drawn art. There is plenty of choice for kids’ greeting cards too, especially when they want a special character: select from greeting cards featuring Batman, Scooby Doo, Spider-Man, the Simpsons, Superman and more to keep the children smiling on their big day.
A birthday is the most special day of your best friend, be sure to let him/her know how special he/she is to you. Our best friends are the most special of people to us, near and dear to our hearts. Of course, we would wish for them to have wonderful birthdays, perfect days that highlight the specialness of their relationship with us. Let our love for them manifest in the granting of the fondest wishes of their hearts.
So I end of giving lots of cards each year, namely handmade DIY birthday cards, but there is one card I make that has to be the most special of all. My Mom’s birthday is in the summer, and by spring, I am always on the lookout for the best birthday card to make for Mom. Usually, I look for a creative idea with lots of handmade details, one she is sure to appreciate and be able to proudly display so all her friends can see it. This adorable gift box card was my top pick to make for my mother, and it did not disappoint. I have to admit, mine actually turned out cuter than the picture. I used a plaid paper and red ribbon, and it was so colorful and cute, I wanted to keep it for myself. Say Happy Birthday to your favorite special person with this do it yourself birthday card project.
Hallmark birthday cards cover every age or milestone—from the cutest cards for first birthdays to 100th birthdays, we have a card for that! You'll also be able to browse Spanish birthday cards (including Quinceañera cards), plus a host of other languages, including French, Italian, Japanese and even Braille. We have hundreds of birthday gift ideas, as well as a huge selection of colorful birthday gift wrap and fun birthday party supplies like napkins and candles, so if you know someone who has a birthday coming up soon, make Hallmark your one-stop shop for all things birthday—minus the cake!
There are many options for printing great-looking birthday party invitations, but the most economical way is to print on a premium 16-point gloss paper.  You'll also want to stick with a standard size such as 5-inch by 7-inch to keep your birthday party invitation printing costs cheap; however, when it comes to colors you can go with full color since this option really costs little more than black and white yet has much more bang for the buck. Beyond those options, you would be wise to get matching envelopes (also cheap) and have a hardcopy proof sent to your doorstep before you actually print the entire run. The last thing you want is for a mistake to go unnoticed until your invitations are printed, when it will be too late or too costly to make changes. A hardcopy proof does cost a few dollars, but it's cheap insurance that the rest of the run will go off without a hitch. Pass your proof around to friends, family members and co-workers so you can get more than just one set of eyes looking it over for errors.
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