Although a person can walk into just about any corner store, pharmacy, supermarket, or gas station and pick up a greeting or holiday card, there’s nothing more satisfying than making your own. Homemade cards add a personal level that just can’t be achieved with store-bought cards.
And besides, making your own cards is a lot cheaper than many of the designer holiday cards out there. Anyone interested in making some can do so on Card Making Day—a holiday that occurs on the first Saturday in October. What type of card will you make on this day? Well, it’s up to you, but we’re sure it’s going to be fabulous.
The History Of Card Making Day
This holiday was originally created by Paper Crafts Magazine in 2006. First, it was celebrated by people who received the magazine for October 7, 2006, but it soon went viral and spread around the world. Now people all over the place enjoy this holiday on the first Saturday in October.
Amazing Facts About Christmas & Greeting Cards
If you’ve come here hoping and praying that we had some interesting facts about Christmas and Greeting Cards, then never fear because we are here. We’ve included some interesting facts below that we think everyone can appreciate and enjoy on this holiday.
- The first Christmas card was commissioned by Sir Henry Cole using artwork by John Callcott Horsely in 1843.
- The most expensive Christmas card auctioned was one sold in 2001 for $35,800.
- There is approximately $8 billion worth of greeting cards per year.
- More than 80% of the greeting cards sold nowadays are bought by women.
Observing Card Making Day
The best way to celebrate this day is by making some handmade cards. You can do it by yourself or get together family members and friends and have a card-making party. It’s entirely up to you.
While observing this holiday, just be sure to use the hashtag #CardMakingDay on your social media accounts. And don’t forget to include a picture of a card you made. We’d love to see what cards you created for this day.
When is Card Making Day?
|This year (2022)||October 1 (Saturday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Next year (2023)||October 7 (Saturday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Last year (2021)||October 2 (Saturday)||Multiple dates - more|