Shopping for holiday greeting cards can be a daunting task. With so many different options at so many different stores, you can spend hours trying to pick out the perfect card. To save you some trouble, here's a preview of what you'll find at some of the card shops around Piedmont from funny to fancy.
Dog Holiday Cards, 20 count—$9.95, Gift Wrap Company Luxury Holiday Cards, 20 count—$9.95 at . The award for the most adorable holiday greeting cards goes to Surprise. The store offers several designs prominently featuring dogs—one is even shaped like a dog. Surprise also has fancier cards that are priced economically. These cards feature bright gold accents that will ensure your greeting cards stand-out from the rest of the pile.
Shoebox Collection, 18 count—$9.95, Religious Themed Cards 18 count—$20.00 at . Far and away the largest selection of holiday greeting cards is found right here. If you're looking to make your friends laugh, take a look at the Shoebox Collection. If you want something a little more solemn, Annie's Hallmark carries a wide variety of holiday cards depicting nativity scenes.
San Francisco Santa Cards, 18 count—$16.00, Japanese Style Cards, 20 count—$16.95 - $18.95 at . If you're looking for holiday cards with local flare, check out Greetings. The store carries cards featuring Santa and his reindeer adventuring around San Francisco, including the group getting lost over the Golden Gate Bridge and hanging out in hippie attire at Haight and Ashbury. Greetings also carries beautiful Japanese style cards that feature snow-covered scenes.
Christmas Tree Cards, 10 count—$25.00 - $27.00, Discounted Holiday Sets, 20 count—$11.37, . The cards Madison carries are pricey, but of high quality. Christmas tree lovers will especially appreciate Madison's selection. These cards are very simple, but elegant and feature embossed designs to give the cards a nice texture. Holiday sets in more than 60 patterns with foil-lined envelopes are currently 40 percent off.
. If you're planning on hosting a holiday event and want to send out invitations, Printed Affair is the place to go. You can also order customized greeting cards created using a family photo. Prices vary depending on what you want, so call Printed Affair or stop into their studio for an estimate.