1840: Postage stamp is introduced. 1843: First known Christmas card is published in London when Sir Henry Cole hires artist John Calcott Horsley to design a holiday card for his friends. 1849: Esther Howland becomes the first regular publisher of valentines in the U.S. and sells her first handmade Valentine.
It allows us to connect on an emotional level with the people who have touched our lives. Sending personalized greeting cards allows us a vast variety of sentiments that allow us to express our caring to family, friends, customers, clients and employees.