Published at Monday, December 18th 2017. by ella in Birthday Cards.
Birthdays are memorable occasions in a persons life. Every birthday is special and deserves to be celebrated with family and friends. Certain birthdays have special importance in one?s life. These are your first birthday, 16th birthday, 21st birthday, 60th birthday and 80th birthday.
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.
Humor is another type of card and is typically sent by someone who likes to laugh a lot. Many of the humorous cards relate to a subject that the recipient finds funny and over the last few years many are now of a rude nature. A lot now relate to the age of the recent and make fun of them getting older.
The manufacture of birthday cards has now gone full circle with China now becoming the largest manufacturer of birthday cards.
Interactive birthday cards can play in CD-ROM drives, DVD drives and CD audio devices. These birthday cards are characterized by colorful graphics, sound and animation. They carry special messages with a personal touch. Some of the personalized e-cards feature cards with names, date, and pre-printed poems.
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.