Kate's Top Picks for Christmas 2023

Last year – the uncertainty of the Christmas Post caused disappointment for those who sent cards that were delayed, and sadly for many, the thought of sending cards that would not be delivered by Royal Mail put them off card sending altogether! However, I'm determined to make this year different by joining the #cardmitment campaign to deliver the biggest ‘wave’ of Christmas cheer yet in the form of the celebrated Christmas card! As part of my #cardmitment, I have picked out my top Christmas card and gift ideas for 2023 so you can choose your favourites, ready to send to someone special on Festive Friday!

Choosing the right card? We know how hard this can be but I'm here to help!

The importance of sending a card – should not be underestimated. Picking the perfect card and adding a personal message is a feeling that, personally, brings me great joy!

Firstly, I suggest considering who you are sending cards to, and writing a list is a great starting point. This could include:

 Far away friends


Work colleagues

Classmates (kids or grandchildren)

The Teacher - this could be Scout Leader or Church Leader

Your BFF

Your Parents 


Aunts & Uncles

Your children - small or grown up 

Siblings - your fav sister or Brother and Sister-in-law

Your grandchildren

Nieces and Nephews, or Niblings

Your partner - Husband, Wife, Fiance or Fiancee, Boyfriend or Girlfriend

Someone Special – the close person, a carer, a nurse, your rock or other ‘Guardian Angel'

After writing your Christmas list, it's time to choose the perfect card! I have carefully hand-picked a selection of Christmas cards I think you'll LOVE and the choice available at Love Kate’s is second to none! New this year, and at the top of my list of favourites is Paper Theatre cards, Braille cards and our NEW Singing Christmas Cards. Customer favourites like Emma Bridgewater Designs, Cards ‘N’ Wishes, and Message in A Bottle have also returned with new designs for 2023!

Send festive spirit far and wide

With a box of Christmas cards, you can unleash your inner secret Santa by sending 'Happy Christmas' wishes across the miles! With up to 20 cards in each box of fabulously festive designs, there will be no stopping you from sending cards to your friends, family, neighbour, hairdresser, postman... I could keep going! There's no better feeling than giving so why not spread joy to the world (quite literally!) this Christmas.
You could even make your money go a little bit further whilst spreading festive cheer this Christmas by purchasing a box of charity Christmas cards. A box for charity cards supporting your favourite charity is perfect for sending to friends and family, spreading your love to them and your support for others at the same time. Choosing your favourite has never been easier! Using our theme filter, you can choose designs that are perfect for you and them. Pick from Donkeys, Robins, Farm Animals, Woodlands, Foxes, Churches, Christmas Trees or many more.
Our NEW collection of charity cards help support the work of important charities such as RSPCA, British Heart Foundation, NSPCC, and the Alzheimer's Society. This year, you can even find luxury 3D designs in aid of Mind and Marie Curie, with 80p from the sale of each box helping the charities to provide support for people living with terminal illness and anyone experiencing mental health problems. I think this is another fantastic reason to start sending this Christmas!

Posting a handful of cards into the little red post box at the end of my lane, each with a shiny Christmas Stamp is both exciting and heart-warming to me as they start their journey off to my friends and family.

Countdown to Christmas Together

Although December is a very busy time here at Love Kate's, I love the excitement of counting down to the big day! This feeling is made even better when you're counting down with someone else. No matter if the kids are unwrapping a DIY advent calendar surprise every morning (hoping for a sweet treat inside!) or you're taking turns with your partner to reveal the festive surprise waiting behind each door of your fold-out advent calendar, it always feels great to countdown together. This is why I LOVE advent calendar cards! Perfect for sending to an elderly relative's letterbox, this thoughtful card is a special way to countdown the days until you spend Christmas together.

Make It Personal

Make this Christmas merry with the power of music! We know how much you loved our range of Make It Personal birthday cards, so this year we've introduced a NEW Christmas collection. Featuring your favourite Christmas classics such as 'Jingle Bells', 'Santa Claus is Coming to Town' and 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer' sung by the brilliant Timeless Trio, this magical range of sound cards are bound to make someone smile! Looking to make your card more personal? Choose from over 40 designs to find a card that features their name in both the design and song!

Add some holiday magic

Imagine the amazement in their eyes as their pop up card bursts to life this Christmas! Designed with a sprinkle of holiday magic, our range of 3D Christmas cards now include spectacular NEW additions for 2023. Transport their imagination to a winter wonderland with the Pop Up Polar Express or Gardening Gonk scenes found in Cardology's latest designs, or entertain the kids with their very own Paper Theatre designed by Alljoy! Whilst a Christmas tree is usually the centrepiece of any Christmas decorations, I believe Second Nature's magical new Pop Ups will steal the show with their glistening golden foil writing and showstopper 3D designs.
Here at Love Kate’s we pride ourselves in stocking cards that are more than just a card. Our bespoke Second Nature Pop Up Cards are perfect for special people in your life, and with carefully selected ‘special tags’ you can make each card you send even more personal to your favourite people, perfect for your close family.

Looking for deals this Christmas?

We know that the cost of living crisis will impact many people this Christmas. Despite ongoing rises in costs, I am making a #cardmitment to help ensure that everyone can enjoy a magical Christmas by staying connected through the power of card sending. This is why I have reduced many of our prices, with Christmas cards now available for only 99p!
Explore cards from popular ranges at reduced prices, including favourites like Dandelion, Talking Pictures and Irresistable with up to 75% off. Don't forget, you can save further by sending your Christmas cards early using a 2nd Class stamp. Whilst the cost of stamps rose by up to 35% in September, 2nd Class stamps remained at 75p which means you can send Christmas wishes across the miles for less than the price of a cup of coffee! Simply look for 'Size: Standard' in any product description to find cards that can be sent using this type of stamp.

Get cosy this Christmas

Whether you're looking for a secret santa gift or a stocking filler, our NEW collection of Heart & Home Christmas candles are a special treat to make their home smell like Christmas morning. With gorgeous festive fragrances such as winter pine, smoked oakwood and cinnamon, our wooden wick candles crackle when lit to create a cosy ambience in your home. For an extra touch of luxury, I would recommend our new candle carousel Christmas gift sets. Simply light the candle and watch the moon and star charms spin and create magical illuminations in your room.

Sending a card at Christmas has never been so important. To anyone wondering whether to or not, I say, you absolutely MUST!

With love,

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