Easter postcards are a form of postcard that people send to each other at Easter. They have now mostly changed to e-cards rather than postcards, but their purpose remains the same. The tradition of sending Easter postcards to relatives and friends developed during the end of the 19th century.
By Sanya Burgess. From bunnies to fluffy baby chicks, Easter is synonymous with all things cute. But while chocolate Easter eggs are a relatively modern phenomenon, as these stunning vintage cards reveal, an appreciation for all things adorable is not.
There are scores of vintage snapshots in which innocent children are passively menaced by hideous, full body bunny costumes hopefully an inaccurate reflection of the adults encased therein…. Some edible DIY fails …. And mercifully, a bit of sweet nostalgia from the New York Public Library, who is making its robust collection of Easter greetings available for free download.
The first postcard features an illustration of a cobblestone walk leading to the front entrance of a house. Both sides of the walk are lined with beautiful flowers in full bloom. One small tree, in full bloom of pink blossoms, is also on each side of the walk. Pretty purple flowers frame the front entrance of the house.
Find inspiration from these quick and easy Easter cards. Cardstock, ribbon, patterned paper, and a bit of creativity come together to create these adorable greetings. Read on for instructions and more ideas.
My favorite way to decorate for the various holidays is printing off some vintage postcard images and sprinkling them throughout my home. The chick under glass is a Lefton chick I used in my vintage farmhouse spring centerpiece a few years ago. That chick sure does get around!
Come January, Christmas cards usually go straight from the mantel to the trash, but not all season's greetings count as clutter. Certain kinds of correspondence can in fact be sold for cold, hard cash. If you stumble upon a big box of holiday cards at an estate sale, flea market, or even your own attic, here's what to look for in terms of finding the big bucks.
These free vintage Easter cards featuring vintage Easter bunnies personify this wonderful spring holiday celebrated by millions. Easter is such a lovely time of year. Like what you see?