There are many heart warming Christmas card salutations are "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" and "Peace on Earth." Many of these salutations come largely from religious sources, classical authors and poets.Continue Reading
Christmas card salutations range from the sentimental to the comedic. One of the most famous is the scripture describing the birth of Jesus Christ in the Bible's St. Luke 10. Dr. Seuss created a popular salutation in his book "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Then there is Charles Dickens who coined many a salutation in his book "The Christmas Carol." An especially popular quote is "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year." Other Christmas salutations come from a large group of sources, from anonymous people to famous writers, like E.B. White and Laura Ingalls Wilder.
The very first Christmas salutation was "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You" printed on the very first Christmas card in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole. Sir Henry Cole wanted to send Christmas greetings to his family and friends without having to write each one by hand. He hired John Calcott Horsley to make identical cards with the same picture and salutation to send out to everyone.Learn more about Holidays & Celebrations
Some popular Christmas songs that are similar to "Jingle Bells" are "We Wish You A Merry Christmas," "Deck the Halls" and "Let It Snow." All these songs have short choruses with repetitive lines that are easy to remember.Full Answer >
"Merry Christmas from Heaven" is a poem written by John W. Moody, Jr. that was intended to help his family adjust to the death of his mother, Rita Mooney. Christmas Eve was John's parents' wedding anniversary, which the family celebrated at that time.Full Answer >
Some popular Christmas greeting words and phrases include: "Merry Christmas," "Happy Holidays" and "Merry Christmas and a happy New Year." Though these three are the most commonly used phrases of greeting during the Christmas season, there are many creative twists and variations to use instead.Full Answer >
Christmas borders are available on printer paper sold at any stationery store. They are also sold by big-box retailers during the holiday season. Free Christmas borders are also available online.Full Answer >