Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017. by Dorothy Francis in Birthday Cards.
Today the birthday card concept has entered every small town and village in most countries across the world. From small one-fold cards printed with simple designs and words, birthday cards have entered cyber-space and e-greetings rule the current trends. Electronic and musical cards that play the Happy Birthday tune are great fun to give and receive. The birthday invitation card industry has also expanded into big business and large corporations specializing in different types of cards, ranging from luxury to budget account for millions of dollars of spend in the USA.
Humorous: These are among the most popular birthday invitation cards that are sent. They provide a light-hearted approach to the event. Age-related, personality-centered or puns on words and themes are all part of the funny card category. Witty quotes, silly jokes, pop-ups and even risque and naughty jokes can be part of the humorous card design.
16th birthday e-cards are interesting in their design and variety. Interactive game birthday cards, interactive song birthday cards etc. will be excellent gifts to a 16 year old. For sending 16th birthday e-cards, you may have to register at online websites. You can choose to send free birthday cards or become a member and gain access to the full range of cards. Membership at these sites lets you select from among the choicest cards. Online websites also allow you to personalize and send your card.
Sentimental: For the special person in your life, romantic partner or someone who is emotionally very close to you, you can send a card that mirrors your sentiments and feelings. These are available in a variety of designs, with personalized touches, photo-inserts and also music.
When sending a birthday card through the mail the card should arrive one day before or on the actual birthday of the one receiving the card. The advent of the modern postal system has helped swell the numbers of cards sent dramatically from the days that the card was delivered by horse and cart.
It is widely accepted that birthday cards originated in England more than a century ago. Unfortunately there is no evidence of who sent the very first card and nobody knows the identity of the person who received that very first card.