It’s the first week of November, and you know what that means—it’s time to order your holiday cards (or at least start the process!). But where are the best places to order your holiday cards, you ask? We did all the leg work for you. Whether you’re looking for photo greeting cards, custom holiday cards, or just an easy-to-use pack of ready-made cards, it’s very easy to order holiday cards online. Plus, so many online shops are offering early November deals.
From funny to whimsical, modern to classic, premium paper to eco-friendly e-greetings, plus, something for every holiday—these are the best places to buy holiday cards this season.
The Best Places to Buy Holiday Cards (Plus, Early Deals!)
Current Sale: Save 50% on almost everything, no code needed, ends 11/8.
Shutterfly is a stand-by when it comes to photo holiday cards. They make it quite easy to create custom cards that showcase your family’s personality and they tend to bring back some of the most popular styles year after year. Plus, pre-printed addressing is available on most envelopes, to save you time this season. Look out for sales and you can score this year’s cards for up to 50% off if you time it right.
Current Sale: Save 15% off holiday cards through 11/8 with code MERRY21
Minted is our go-to for fresh and fun cards for every occasion. They support artists around the world by working as a “marketplace for independent artists.” So when you shop Minted, you’re actually supporting small businesses throughout the globe. Not to mention their designs are some of the most modern and chic out there, with quality paper stocks, creative details like foil-pressed cards, or die-cut elements. Plus, they offer free-address printing, saving you that step! Minted is also known for its holiday sales, so shop early.
Our favorite marketplace to support small business owners, Etsy not only has photo card options but tons of bulk card options for those who just are not in the mood to sit for one more photo session this year. We’ve found everything from the latest pop culture crazes (Ted Lasso and Squid Game cards anyone?) to nostalgic items (quotes from your favorite holiday movies) and tons of non-denominational cards celebrating the end of the year. Of course, there are also tons of personalized options to choose from in photo cards and custom family illustrations. We love to shop Etsy, but it’s another one to shop early as items can go pretty fast.
Current Sale: Save 15% through 11/5 with code GIFTJOY
We love Artifact Uprising for its minimal, sleek designs that don’t skimp on emotion. As a company focused on capturing meaningful memories in the form of printed gifts, their cards help spotlight the beautiful photo you plan to share with family and friends.
5. Paper Source
Current Sale: 40% off custom holiday cards with code HOLIDAY40
Paper Source is a company known for their invitations and creative gifts, so of course they have plenty of options for photo cards, holiday cards, Happy New Year cards, and more. Choose from traditional photo cards or holiday card sets. Plus, Paper Source can also be a go-to for holiday or New Year’s Eve party invites.
Current Sale: Save 50% of holiday cards until 11/8
Paper Culture allows you to gift back to the world with your holiday card order. How? All their cards are made with recycled paper and they plant a tree for every order! Paper Culture was even named a Top 10 Climate Leader by the EPA and is certified as a Green Business. But their benefits don’t stop there—they also offer free-address printing and can mail your cards for you (at an additional cost, but could be worth the time you save!). We also love that they have a shopping category for “COVID Christmas” and “COVID Holiday.”
Want to be even more eco-friendly? Consider sending high-quality holiday e-greetings from Green Envelope. From the classic and chic to the cheeky and fun, Green Envelope has plenty of photo cards or unique designs to choose from.