Are Christmas cards a holiday tradition in your house, mama? Whether you want to purchase the cutest cards on the market or make your own, we’ve got you covered!
Christmas cards are one of the most underrated features of the holiday season, in our opinion. They’re a wonderful way to reach out and reconnect with friends and fam all over the globe — a way to truly make the world feel just a little bit smaller when we might otherwise be sad about the distance.
Not sure where to find just the right cards? Whether you want to support a worthy cause here in Singapore or you’d like to design your own online, we’ve picked out the best of the bunch for some major holiday inspiration. First we’ve listed out local merchants and designers, followed by global websites with more reach. Check out our guide to the best Christmas cards in Singapore!
How much do we love the idea of “Santa in a Dragon Boat” or “Santa in a Shophouse Window”?! InTouch offers a range of simple blank cards, foil-stamped cards and Singapore-specific drawings to evoke Christmas in the Little Red Dot, and you can even customise cards with your name and/or a personalised message for a one-off cost of $80.
Singapore-themed Christmas cards are priced at $18 for a pack of 8.
InTouch Stationery, Tel: (+65) 9128 1410, [email protected], www.intouch-stationery.com/boutique/christmas-stationery
This mother-daugther team of illustrators (the daughter lives in Singapore) started with illustrations of unique Aussie animals and have since expanded to Asian creatures. Nothing says “Christmas in Singapore” like an adorable Pangolin in a Santa hat, right mama? Also check out their cute prints and illustrated alphabet cards.
Pictured: Pangolin Mother & Baby card, $6.53 each via Etsy
Rachel Alves Art, www.rachelalvesart.com/shop
Each year Riding for the Disabled Association of Singapore comes out with specially-designed, Singapore-themed cards to support their admirable work providing free therapeutic and rehabilitative horse-riding for children and adults with disabilities. All proceeds from cards support this worthy cause.
RDA Singapore, www.rdasingapore.org
Specializing in iconic art depicting Singapore’s landmarks and striking skyline, Shh! also offers a festive range of Christmas cards in a beautiful shade of vibrant red.
Priced at $16 for a pack of 8 cards (two of each of four designs).
If you’re gonna go outside Singapore but still want something boutique and handcrafted, head to the global mecca of all things handmade! From letterpress, to downloadable templates, to some pretty awesome Game of Thrones-inspired cards, you’re sure to find something just right, mama! Click here to see the full category of holiday cards.
We absolutely adore Minted.com’s range of classy, cool and beautiful holiday cards. You can personalise cards through the text, the colour or even by adding a photo. We also love that every order includes free customised, addressed envelopes so you just have to add postage and send. Our wrists are singing Hallelujah!
Use promo code SNOW15 to take 15% off all holiday card orders. Expires 6 December at noon so order soon, mama!
With lots of cheeky and classic holiday card designs to choose from, you’ll be pleased to know that Scribbler’s cards can also be customised with your own family photos! Although based in the UK, can you choose international delivery (so you can hand out the cards yourself) or they can arrange the shipping for you by sending the cards directly to your loved ones… how easy is that mama?
Keen to share your best family photos from the year that was? Shutterfly specialises in processing your photos into high-quality cards, prints and even photo books. Order by Sunday, 4 December at noon with promo code BEST to take up to 50% off their entire (huge) selection, mama!
A global printing company with offices right here in Singapore, VistaPrint can print up your cards pronto and ship ’em to you ASAP — no waiting for them to make the long trek from the US or UK!