5 tips on how to write a thank you card

For all those who’ve struggled with how to write a thank you card, here are a few tips that might make it a little easier. Whether your note is to follow up on a job interview or to thank a party hostess, knowing how to get started will make it that much easier to finish.
Use these tips to help you write a thank you card #peartreegreetings #stationery #thankyoucards Use these tips to help you write a thank you card #peartreegreetings #stationery #thankyoucards

  1. Write it right away. Preferably while the event is fresh in your mind. Nothing is harder than trying to remember details of a conversation, dinner party or event, weeks after it happened. If you write the thank you note quickly, it’ll be easier to come up with specific things to mention, perhaps a funny moment or a thoughtful touch you appreciated. Wedding thank you cards you can take a little longer, but most etiquette books suggest sending them within 2-3 months.
  2. Specific is better. Anybody can write a generic thank you note, and we’ve all gotten them: “Thanks for the blankety blank. I really appreciate it. Thanks again. Love, Julie.” Much better to mention exactly what you’re thanking this person for, and add something specific about why you liked it.  Continue reading

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Pear Tree Greetings’ Unique Designs Now Offered on Mobile

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A special collection of our award-winning designs are now available on the mobile app, Red Stamp! Users can now personalize a greeting from their smartphone or tablet on the go, and print the greeting for a small fee or send it immediately as an e-card for free. If the user orders printed cards, Red Stamp can address, add postage and mail them directly to the recipients. If sent as an e-card it can be shared via email or text messaging, or posted to Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter.

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Twin Cities Live: 42 to Say “I Do” Wedding

Earlier in June, Twin Cities Live started their search for a happy couple looking to get married in just 42 days. This cute couple, Mollie and Sam, entered the contest and were voted by fans, friends and family to say “I Do” on Twin Cities Live! They had 42 short days to plan the entire day from venue to cake to attire to stationery and more. See how Pear Tree Greetings was able to help add a personal touch from the bride & groom.  Continue reading

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What’s Hot This Month – July

Here’s a look at the top five products others are buying at Pear Tree Greetings this month!

1. Picture This Photo Wedding Invitations
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2. Newlywed Monogram Unique Wedding Thank You Cards
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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards

It’s that time of year again to share sneak peeks of our new Christmas card ideas! These cards are so beautifully designed that family and friends will be raving about them for months to come. Once again, our LOUIE-Award winning designers have pushed the limits to bring you standout cards, taking the hottest trends in the industry and putting their own twist on them. Here’s a sneak peek of our top trends in Christmas cards to get you excited!

Black & White. These non-traditional colors may become your favorite new holiday colors because of the way your family photos shine in these dramatic settings.  Continue reading

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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards: Stamped Foil

Shhh… we’re giving you a sneak peek of some of the new Christmas card ideas from our 2014 collection! One of our favorite looks and hottest trends of the season is stamped foil. We love the look because of the classic feel it brings to your Christmas card, but fresh designs give it a new, modern touch. With your choice of red, gold or silver foil, plus a new glitter gold foil, your card is sure to shine!

Joy Foil Swirls Christmas Cards
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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards: Watercolor

Shhh… we’re giving you a sneak peek of some of the new Christmas card ideas from our 2014 collection! One of the hottest trends of the season is watercolor washes. The watercolor trend has been spotted in everything from clothing to home decor to Christmas cards!

Watercolor Ornament Christmas Cards
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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards: Black & White

Shhh… we’re giving you a sneak peek of some of the new Christmas card ideas from our 2014 collection! One of the hottest trends of this year’s holiday season is black & white. These non-traditional colors may become your favorite new holiday colors because of the way your family photos shine in these dramatic settings.

Be Jolly Christmas Cards
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It’s a Sneak! New Trends in Christmas Cards: Photo Overlay

Shhh… we’re giving you a sneak peek of some of the new Christmas card ideas from our 2014 collection! One of the hottest trends of this year’s holiday season is photo overlays. This trend features designs or text on top of the photo, which has become very popular with the use of photo editing apps on smartphones. We’ve incorporated photo overlays into many of our new cards!

Joy Wreath Christmas Cards
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Top Pins from Pear Tree Greetings

Wondering what’s hot on Pinterest from Pear Tree Greetings? Take a peek below to see our top pinned products and ideas!

1. Halloween Food Ideas: These chattering teeth make a perfect snack for any Halloween party. They were featured in our Halloween office party and were a hit with all! See more Halloween food ideas or shop for Halloween invitations for your upcoming party.
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2. Bridal Shower Ideas: Sweet treats are always a hit at bridal showers. These cookies and cake balls were featured in our Rustic + Elegant Bridal Shower Ideas. The initials on the cookies are such a cute touch for guests to see.
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