Without holiday cards, people would have to convey their seasonal greetings with notes written on snowflakes or fruit cakes sculpted into abstract representations of love. Extend easily understood greetings to friends and family with today's Groupon: for $40, you get 40 5”x7” personalized holiday photo cards from Shutterfly (an $83.60 value).
Shutterfly’s website allows photographers to organize, edit, and transfer digital images to create personalized holiday photo cards. After setting up a Shutterfly account, members gain access to unlimited free photo storage on Shutterfly’s site, and follow step-by-step instructions to mass-produce personalized cards without hand cramps or glitter explosions. Season's greeters choose from an assortment of borders suitable for any December celebration, including the Berry Merry or Happy Wishes templates. Cover designs such as Santa's Belly Laugh pay tribute to the biggest December celebrity, and the Bright Merry Cheer card spells out "Merry Christmas" in colorful letters to inject onlookers with a dose of holiday spirit. Fingers type front captions such as "Happy Holidays 2011" or "The Velociraptor That Ate My Presents", then move to the inside to add well wishes to receivers. Shutterfly typically mails prints within a day.