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We welcome in Spring with green grass, budding flowers and sunshine, and as she starts to show her beautiful colors we’re reminded that we are only weeks away from Easter. Easter is a great time to celebrate the season by staying connected to friends and family. Choosing the perfect Easter card can be fun, but it’s always important to keep your recipient in mind first. Are you looking for a religious Easter card or a funny Easter card? Are you sending a card to a child or your grandparent? These are important questions to iron out before you start your search – and once you pair the right card with the right recipient, what do you say inside? It’s always fun to include Easter sayings or quotes that everyone will love. It can be tricky to find the right words so we have a few suggestions ready to get you started…

Easter Sayings:

–          My Easter basket is filled with thoughts of you

–          Hippity Hoppity, Easter’s on its way!

–          Wishing you a basket full of blessings

–          You are some bunny special – Happy Easter!

–          Hoppy Easter!

–          [Grandma Ruth], you always make Easter extra sweet!

–          Can’t wait for you to help me find my Easter basket, [Uncle Frank]!

Easter Quotes:

–          For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born. _ Alice Freeman Palmer

–          I lied on my Weight Watchers list.  I put down that I had 3 eggs… but they were Cadbury chocolate eggs.  _ Caroline Rhea

–          All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt! _ Lucy Van Pelt, “Peanuts”

And don’t forget, you can make it an extra-personalized card by adding a photo and their name! Plus, you can add your very own signature, too! Our Easter Shipping Cutoff is today, 3.29.12! View our holiday shipping schedule.

Eggspiration Board

I’m always missing out on the opportunity to create really beautiful dyed eggs–it’s one of those things that I always intend to do, but forget about when the time comes! This year, though, I’m getting planning early! Check out some of my eggspiration for Easter below: Easter Eggs Easter Card

Martha Stewart Blue Lace Eggs and Thread-Wrapped Eggs

Disney Family Fun Leaf Print Eggs

Reader’s Digest Smiley Face Eggs

Country Living Flower Eggs

99 Cent Easter Cards!

Step into spring with an Easter card for only 99 cents! From today through March 25th, you can get any one of our religious Easter cards, photo Easter cards, or any other Easter cards your heart desires by using the code CCE2322 at checkout. Don’t waste time–you better hop  to it!

Spring Flowers Inspiration Board

What did you do to celebrate the first day of spring? Did you add some Easter pastels and May flowers into your decor? Don a flowery dress? I’m loving the transition to soft Easter colors and bright florals! Triple Easter Flowers Easter Card

Martha Stewart Wheat Grass Table Display

Anthropologie Dress

Dolce & Gabbana Shoes

Better Homes and Gardens Door Display

Etsy User MimiCafeUnion Sweet Sprout Cupcakes

Win a Surprise Trip Home this Mother’s Day!

Love your mom like crazy? We do, too! That’s why we’re psyched to give you a chance to shock the cardigan right off your Mom or mama-figure by popping out of a giant card at her house on Mother’s Day!

All you need to do is submit a 2-minute video (or a photo along with 250-word essay) demonstrating how your mom would react to seeing you on her doorstep on her big day.

(Hint, hint… we think it would be really fun if you were to dress up as mom, sound like her, and show us why you think her reaction would be the bees-knees.)

The Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to surprise their Mom or mama-figure on May 9-14, 2012. See the Official Contest Rules for full details and lots of big words.

Oh, and Mama won’t wait! Contest entry period ends April 13, 2012!

Click here to enter for your chance to win!

Happy Spring Inspiration Board

If you’re as ready as I am for all of these showers to usher in some flowers, this inspiration board is for you! With spring and Easter hopping their way closer, it won’t be long until pastels and spring blooms take over our closets and home decor. Welcome Spring Flags Easter Card

Martha Stewart Daffodil Candy Cups and Tulip Egg Basket

Anthropologie Rose & Gold Slip Dress

Better Homes and Gardens Pastel Display

Free Card Through 3/14

Have you had a chance to get a free card from Cardstore yet? Now through the 14th, you get your birthday wish–a card that’s on us! Get celebrating and find the birthday card perfect for you. The offer is good every morning for the first 25,000 buyers to use the code. Happy shopping! Visit Cardstore now.

Artist Spotlight: Strawberry Shortcake

Cardstore’s new line of Strawberry Shortcake cards are as sweet as the dessert that she’s named after. Perfect for every little girl (or nostalgic big girl), these adorable cards feature lots of flowers and bright colors (especially pink!) to make great birthday surprises and invitations. I’ve included a few of my favorites, but be sure to check out all of the Strawberry Shortcake designs here as well!

Flower Strawberry Shortcake and Kitten and Flower Field Birthday cards pictured above

St. Patty’s Inspiration

Are you getting all geared up for St. Patrick’s Day? I know I am, and this personalized pub card has me dreaming of all things Irish. Don’t forget that the shipping cutoff to order your personalized St. Patrick’s Day cards is this Thursday, March 8th. Personalized Irish Pub St. Patrick’s Day Card

I am Baker St. Patty’s Day Cake

DesignSponge Homemade Leprechaun Spirits

Kitchen Daily Beer Mug Cupcakes