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18 of the Best Gift Exchange Ideas for a Joyful Holiday Celebration

Gift exchange ideas: group of friends opening some Christmas gifts

The holidays are almost here, which means it’s time to start planning your holiday cards and gifts. With the cost of everything rising and a move towards more eco-friendly practices, a gift exchange makes perfect sense. Instead of buying a gift for each of your loved ones or friends, everyone will exchange one present with one other person. This way, you can swap thoughtful gifts with one another without breaking the bank — making this an affordable and fun tradition.

If you’re looking for gift exchange ideas, you’re in the right place. Discover some of the best reasons to introduce a holiday gift exchange this year, as well as some of our favorite gift exchange ideas. Plus, we’ll share some fun invitation designs so you can let everyone know your plans. 
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Your Stress-Free Guide to Planning a Spa Birthday Party

Spa birthday party: Manis & Mimosas birthday invitation card with spa equipments

For a celebration that makes you say “Aaahhhhh,” you need a spa day. Spa days are an ideal way to celebrate lots of life’s big moments — from bachelorette parties to bachelor parties and baby showers to bridal showers. And a spa birthday party is one of our favorite ways to celebrate another trip around the sun.

At a spa birthday party, the guest of honor can let go of any stress from the past year and take on their next year of life feeling refreshed and ready. Yes, a spa day is one of the most relaxing ways to spend your day, but planning a spa birthday party for a big (or small) group can be a little less relaxing.

We’ll help you get through it by sharing tips that make the planning process almost as relaxing as the pampering process. Here’s how to plan a spa birthday party from start to finish (or perhaps from start to Finnish sauna).
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18 Baby Shower Brunch Ideas for a Sweet Celebration

Baby Shower Brunch invitation cards

Two of our favorite b-words are “brunch” and “baby-to-be.” Mention either and we get giddy with anticipation. So, when it comes to celebrating the baby-to-be (and their expectant family), a baby shower brunch is the best thing ever.

With all the yummy brunch food — from waffles to avocado toast — that little one will be doing cartwheels in the tummy. And the expectant parents will be just as excited to have one last brunch before they get really busy.

Brunch has benefits for the baby shower’s host too. Breakfast food is some of the simplest and tastiest food you can prepare (or purchase) for a crowd, so this baby shower theme is easy to plan.

We’ll help you put together your own baby shower brunch with ideas for your invites, menu items, and more. It’s time to introduce this baby to the good things in life — starting with brunch!
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21 Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Decorations to Style Your Big Day

Outdoor wedding decorations: outdoor wedding aisle

Whether you’re saying “I do” at the beach, in the woods, on a mountain, in your backyard, or any other place in the great outdoors, there’s a special kind of magic about being in nature. Outdoor weddings offer incredible atmosphere and the opportunity to create some of the most stunning wedding photos, especially when you enhance the space with the right outdoor wedding decorations

If you’re looking for ideas for your outdoor wedding, you’re in the right place. Find inspiration and practical tips for your big day with our favorite outdoor wedding decoration ideas
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16 Cheerful Watercolor Christmas Cards to Send to Your Loved Ones

Watercolor Christmas cards: Christmas cards and a gift

The festive season is almost here and it’s time to start thinking about sending holiday cards to loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a card design that’s bright and bold or something more soft and delicate, watercolor Christmas cards are a wonderful option.

To help you find or create the perfect watercolor Christmas cards, we’re sharing our best tips and suggestions. Discover a great way to get that watercolor look even if you wouldn’t consider yourself artsy, and get inspired by our existing collection of watercolor designs. 
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Baby’s Baptism: Planning Tips and Invitation Ideas

Baby's baptism: priest baptizing a baby

A baby’s baptism, also called a christening, is a special rite of passage when loved ones gather to welcome a child into the church, be it Methodist, Protestant, Catholic, or another Christian denomination. Whether you’re attending a baptism or scheduling one for your own baby or godchild, this special day requires some planning. Here, we’re sharing what you need to know about baby baptisms, including planning and etiquette tips, as well as some of our favorite invitations you can send to friends and family.
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45 Hanukkah Greetings to Share This Holiday Season

Hanukkah greetings: Hanukkah card gifts and food

The holiday season is a time of celebration, and that includes Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights. Whether you celebrate the holiday or you know someone who does, sending warm Hanukkah greetings is always a thoughtful gesture.

To help you out, we’re sharing a few tips on where to share your greeting and offering plenty of inspiration to create your own Hanukkah messages. We’re also sharing some of our most loved Hanukkah greeting card designs that you can easily customize to spread joy for a happy Hanukkah.
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Religious Christmas Cards: Wording Ideas, Plus 10 Designs to Share

Religious Christmas cards: 3 different Christmas cards

Celebrated by millions of people around the world, Christmas is more than just a holly, jolly season of gift giving, tree decorating, and cookie baking. It’s a sacred time of the year that celebrates the birth of Jesus and the hope and joy He brings. When you want to wish your loved ones a blessed holiday season, you can make it extra special with religious Christmas cards.

By choosing a faith-centric Christmas card, you can share your joy and faith with the ones you love and focus on the true reason for the season. But if you’re not sure what to say in your Christmas card, don’t worry. We’ve gathered a variety of ideas for writing your holiday cards, plus we’ve highlighted some of our favorite religious card designs you can use to spread warm wishes and cheer.
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Digital DIY Christmas Cards: 6 Tips to Craft the Perfect Design

DIY Christmas cards: two Christmas cards

As the holiday season approaches, one of the first items on your to-do list is sending holiday cards to wish your loved ones a Merry Christmas.” But even if you enjoy holiday crafts, it can be tough finding time to search for stickers, sequins, cardstock, and all the other holiday supplies necessary for DIY Christmas cards

Fortunately, you don’t need more than your own computer and a few minutes to craft amazing, one-of-a-kind online DIY holiday cards. Join us as we share our top tips for creating beautiful, easy-peasy greeting cards that will make the season bright for your loved ones — and save you time. 
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8 Ugly Sweater Ideas and Party Planning Tips for a Hilarious Holiday

Ugly sweater party ideas: man smiling at the camera and doing the peace sign

Ready for a holly, jolly, hilarious holiday? Throw an ugly Christmas sweater party! This holiday party theme offers plenty of light-hearted fun during the most wonderful time of the year. To help you plan the ultimate ugly sweater soiree, we’re sharing our top party planning tips, plus DIY ugly sweater ideas and invitations that are sure to make guests laugh.
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