I Made These Free Printable Christmas Recipe Cards For You

Printable Christmas Recipe Card Template

Henry Cole, a Boston lithographer, is credited for inventing Christmas cards. He produced over five million Christmas cards per year by 1880s. His cards were made using a new process called chromolithography which allows for realistic coloration and detail. These cards were the most popular gift for friends and family in the late 1800s. There are so many options that you can choose from that you are sure to find the right one for your needs.

Traditionally, Christmas cards were purchased by family members and friends. They can be purchased for several pounds today. Some cards are extremely rare and can fetch thousands. Even the first-generation card is considered a rare piece of history, and well worth the price. It might surprise you to learn that Sir Henry’s first cards sold for more than PS22,000 per year. Today, you can purchase a first-generation Christmas Card for as low as a few thousand pounds.

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