Why should we write notecards nowadays?

Handwritten notecards are old fashioned and a tradition that is slowly dying, as we embrace technology more each day. It is so easy and way cheaper to shoot a text or email, send an Evite, or create a Facebook event. So why should we bother?

Last year I decided to ask for my friends' addresses, and I sent a simple Christmas card with a personal note. I had friends that literally cried when they got them. They were so touched I took the time to do it. It was a simple gesture that shows someone you truly care about them.

In a world where our social life has become social media, that old fashion personal touch means a lot.

Here are a few other things I recommend doing to nourish your dear ones:

Invite them to meet for a cup of coffee.

Have a real “one-on-one” get together, put your electronics away, and give them full attention.

LISTEN when they talk.

Give hugs. It can be so healing!

Be kind. You can always be kind.

Rejoice from other’s accomplishments.

Wish for happiness to all beings.

I love you all!

Fer

Christmas Notecards

Charleston Christmas Notecards based on my original watercolor. Prints are also available on my website.

pink rose notecard

This Pink Rose Notecard goes really well on Valentine's or anytime you wish to share some love.

Pineapple Art Notecard

Pineapple, a simple of Hospitality. A Charleston Classic.

Saint Philips Notecard

Saint Philips Church in Charleston, SC.

Feminist Notecard

Girl Power! Feminist Notecard.