‘Tis the season for giving! Fun holiday gifts for everyone on your list

Does anyone else feel a slight twinge of panic that December is knocking at the door? (Deep breathe and count to 5…) Okay, now that we’ve established that the holidays are just about here (breathe), I can start to frantically make my lists—complete with a bazillion things to get ready, people to visit, and […] Read More »

8 simple random acts of kindness you can do for the holidays

Egads! Hard to believe the holiday season is already upon us (and even harder to believe I just used the term “egads”). Anyway, the holidays tend to be a time for planning and shopping and cooking and shopping and cleaning and shopping … in no particular order. The next thing you know, you’re tired, stressed […] Read More »

Save those outtakes! Perfectly imperfect Christmas photo card ideas

Picture perfect? Yeah, right. Save those outtakes, because sometimes, the best Christmas photo card ideas are the perfectly imperfect ones.

Say cheese! It’s holiday card time! Time for the perfect outfits, hair, and the best behavior from your kids, right? Ha! Just kidding. Earlier this year, I had Jess (who also happens to be an amazing photographer) come to my house for a photo shoot of my family. Of course, I […] Read More »

Introducing our 2015 holiday design collections!

Meet our 2015 holiday design collections — whatever "holiday joy" looks like to you, we hope you'll find just the right card to help you spread some this year!

For the past few months, we’ve been hard at work on this year’s collection of holiday cards, and we’re finally finished! In addition to all the other great new holiday cards you’ll find on Cardstore this year, we’re especially proud to introduce our 2015 holiday design collections. Each one highlights […] Read More »

Gift ideas for kids – what to get for kids 5 and under

Trying to find a cool birthday gift for a toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? Well, look no further! I’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas for kids, and whether you’re shopping for a wiggle-worm or a bookworm, I’ve got you covered. They’ll have a blast riding on the bouncy cow, or using their imagination and some colorful magnets to build animals and buildings. I […] Read More »

A back to school keepsake with Creatacard

My oldest daughter started kindergarten last week, which basically blows my mind. Like any 21st century parent, I wanted to document her first day of school and what she’s like as a five year old, in a way that would be easy for me to store and also keep up […] Read More »

Survival guide – a back to school supply list for moms

School supplies – check. Book bag – check. Lunch – check. Mom’s sanity – check! Nice work mom!  The kids are either already off to school or they’re prepped and ready, (possibly) sleeping in their clothes and new book bag, in anticipation for the first day of school. Well now, […] Read More »

Oh, baby! Baby gift ideas for moms-to-be

Goo-goo, ga-ga!  Ever notice how much stuff babies need to be equipped with at any given time? It’s A LOT. Whether you or someone you know is ready to have a baby, being prepared is super helpful. (As “prepared” as you can be, anyway…) That’s why my gift guide offers […] Read More »

Say THANKS! 17 hostess gift ideas for your next summer party

It’s summertime, and that means party season is in full swing! At some point in time, we’ve all been the hostess with the mostest, so we know how much energy goes into planning—and actually executing—a successful party. That’s why being prepared with just the right hostess gift and thank you […] Read More »

Say it with sweets – a creative thank you gift idea

I recently put together a custom thank you gift for a local design agency that we worked with, and it turned out so well, I had to share it! I first started with an idea to frame my gift around: candy! The agency’s brand color is orange, so I based my […] Read More »