Easy Greeting Card Organization
Today I would like to share my greeting card organizational tips; which are an absolute goldmine! This is the key to how I organize my greeting cards, and I never miss a birthday, anniversary or graduation, ever again!
This time of the year I have always focused on getting organized. I am not sure what causes this desire. Maybe it is the closing of the previous year and all the hope for the New Year. I know I am not alone in this pilgrimage to fresh starts and new beginnings. Greeting Card Organization is always a part of this organization to be prepared for the new year ahead.I know snail mail is so outdated by today’s standards, and most people take the lazy way of sending a text or social media message, but as a southern lady I was raised to always send thank you cards for gift , graduation and wedding cards if you get an announcement, sympathy cards and you absolutely never to forget a birthday card.
My secret is that I pre-purchase all of my cards, and thank you notes at one time, usually towards the end of the year, in anticipation for the new year. For me, I find it very easy to spend an hour or so in the card shop to select all my upcoming birthday cards at the same time. I always get a few extra generic ones as well, so I am never caught off guard with a neighborhood birthday party, or last minute invite to a party. This process also works great with wedding cards, sympathy cards, bridal and baby shower cards too. You never know when one of these occasions might pop up.Then, I store them into a file drawer with file tabs for each month. This gives me a great way to keep the paper birthday cards organized. They are all organized by month, and I can easily find the recipient’s card under the tab of the birthday month. Of course, I also keep everyone’s birthday in my phone contacts. However, there is nothing worse than a birthday slipping up on you and you are not prepared. The extra and generic cards are organized by tab in there specific category’s . As you can see, I have tabs labeled: Thank You, Congratulations, Anniversary, Showers, Get Well, Just Because and Sympathy. If you do not have an extra file cabinet drawer in your office, you can always use a large decorative recipe box or even an accordion file folder. Any of these methods will work and help keep those cards organized. I also like to store my return address labels and stamps in the box as well so I am always prepared.
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