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Blue Mountain Card history: The history of the paper greeting card goes back more than 200 years. The oldest known greeting card in existence, is a Valentine card made in the 1400's and can be admired at the British Museum (London). They gained real popularity in the mid 1800's, with the first cards now considered fine pieces of art. Before the 1860's, only the upper class could afford cards. As inexpensive color printing became available, cards began to sell in the thousands. Soon a new industry for artists and printers had begun.
By the 1900's the Post Office was managing an extra 11.5 million letters in Christmas week alone. Christmas cards were introduced and popularized by John Calcott Horsley, the artist of the first Christmas Card and Louis Prang, known as the Father of the Christmas Card. Today there are paper cards in all sizes, singing cards, digital postcards, card greeting, electronic postcards, e-cards, e-greetings. Blue Mountain Cards was started in the 90's and Blue Mountain Cards became very popular in the dot-com era.
Nine out of 10 Americans say they look forward to receiving personal letters and greeting cards because cards allow them to keep in touch with friends and family and make them feel they are important to someone else.
More than 90 percent of all U.S. households buy greeting cards, with the average household purchasing 30 individual cards in a year.
The average person receives more than 20 cards per year, about one-third of which are birthday cards.
Although e-mail, text messaging and phone calls are valued by Americans for helping them communicate with family and friends, the majority of Americans say they prefer the old-fashioned handwritten card or letter to make someone feel truly special.
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