Published at Thursday, December 28th 2017. by Dorothy Francis in Birthday Cards.
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.
E-greetings: Are the biggest trend in todays card-giving scenario. Apart from offering a huge variety of choice, theyre also inexpensive, quick. Here too, tunes, special effects and personal touches can be added to make the card much more individual.
Though greeting cards have been around for something like six centuries, the custom of giving birthday cards is probably more recent. The concept of adhering to a calendar birthday developed alongside the finalization of the western calendar itself and while gifts were given on birthdays, the concept of a birthday card came about only in the last century. With the advent of printing, in the USA, a poor German migrant started a printing-business in Boston and he began to turn out Christmas cards. Later, the card giving custom began to include special events in the lives of people, including birthdays.
A birthday card is a card with illustrations and contains a special message for the celebrator. The card usually comes with an envelope. Birthday cards show messages related to the work place, family life, spiritual life, cultural influences, positive outlook on aging and more. There are special cards that do not have messages written inside, allowing people to write their own message.
Nowadays, birthday cards, or any other greeting cards are no longer limited to physical cards. E-cards are great alternatives and are increasing in popularity. As long as the sender has an internet connection, he has free access to e-cards, anytime, anywhere.
Some of the types of birthday cards available are: