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Posting Dates for Christmas 2020 – find out the Royal Mail deadlines this year

Welcome to our Christmas Posting Dates 2020 blog post – a place to find out exactly when your cards need to be in the Royal Mail post box ready to be delivered in time for 25th December! What with the general uncertainty of shops being open, massive queues at the post office and most weekdays blurring into one, we thought you might like a clear list of last Christmas posting dates for this year, within the UK and internationally. A few of the things we’ll cover in this article are:... Read More

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Lockdown laughs – how to keep smiling through lockdown

Welcome to our Lockdown Laughs – how to keep smiling through lockdown blog post! In this article we are going to take a look at some of the ways we can remain positive, boost our wellbeing, get those grins showing and support local independent business. Meet our new local artist and her range of brilliant cards Have a laugh with our Lockdown Laughs section The importance of supporting independent businesses The ‘C’ word… Christmas is just around the corner Find out why sending a card means so much to many... Read More

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Bonfire night celebrations – facts that will make you sparkle

Welcome to our Bonfire Night blog post! In this article we are going to take a look at what bonfire night celebrations are all about and even learn about the largest bonfire festivities in the world, which take place in Lewes in Sussex, just down the road from the Creased Cards store in Brighton. Why we celebrate on 5th of November? How Bonfire Night has become a calendar event in the UK Bonfire night celebrations in Sussex Firework reactions with brilliantly funny greetings cards Before we get started with all... Read More


How to write a birthday card with a personal message

In this article we’ll cover the basics of how to write a birthday card. Also, how to leave a lasting handwritten birthday message in a greetings card. All too often we are asked at Creased, ‘I want to write something that doesn’t just say “see you soon”’ or ‘you have such hilarious cards, but I never know what to write in them… have you got any ideas?’. Yes, we have and we want to share them with you! Read this article to find out what to write, after you’ve chosen... Read More

Shocked man - funny adult jokes -rude jokes 24/08/2020

Funny Adult Jokes – 90 Rude Jokes to make you howl with laughter

We all love a good laugh, no matter the occasion. As we get old, we start to find the “clean jokes” less funny as we begin to take on a much more adult humour therefore, we begin to prefer funny adult jokes. We’re not saying you should drop the childish jokes, because we find them absolutely hilarious as well. But as you get older, the adult funny jokes may be the more appropriate and enjoyable option. The rude jokes we cover in this article: Short rude jokes Sexual jokes Sexual... Read More

Survival tips for Christmas 12/12/2019

Christmas Preparation & Budget Tips

Are you completely relaxed and prepared for Christmas? No, of course, you aren’t, none of us are… Don’t let all the stress get you down because it will all be worth it in the end (We hope…). With the correct Christmas preparation, you can do everything you need without getting stressed! We have compiled a Bear Grylls like survival guide to help you get through the festive season… Whether it’s the irritating drunk relatives or just the sheer fact you have to spend your own money on other people, we... Read More


Top 90 Best (or Worst) Christmas Cracker Jokes

Tis the season to be jolly, and all that malarkey. Hence us giving you the 80 of the funniest Christmas cracker jokes we could find. When it comes to Christmas day some people look forward to different things, some enjoy giving Christmas presents, some enjoy receiving funny Christmas cards and some enjoy the Christmas dinner. There is one category that is missing there… Christmas cracker jokes! We absolutely love crossing arms and ripping those crackers. Quick tip for you, if you place your fingers slightly further up on the break... Read More

Christmas wishes 06/11/2019

What to write in a Christmas card?

Are you always stuck on ideas for what to write inside your Christmas cards? We’re the same! Here are the recipients we cover in this article Classic Christmas card wishes Christmas wishes for Brother & Sister Christmas wishes for parents Romantic Christmas Wishes Funny Christmas wishes Rude Christmas wishes Whether you’re sending a Christmas card out to a load of work colleagues or maybe it’s a special Christmas card for a family member or loved one? Either way, we always purchase a card and then sit there without a clue... Read More

20 Actually Funny Birthday Cards 24/10/2019

Top 20 Actually Funny Birthday Cards

Love them or hate them, cards remain a central part of the birthday tradition. Increasingly people are turning away from tired, cliché-ridden cards and towards fresher, funnier designs. Not every Birthday card has to be ‘bad’ – it can be delightfully tacky, downright offensive and coincidentally, quite funny. Today we’ve delved into the most humorous corners of our site for a look at 20 of the funniest birthday cards we love, which are sure to get even grumpiest of sod’s sides splitting. Jokes about someone’s age provoke a variety of... Read More

Christmas Banner for Blog (1) 11/10/2019

Why Do We Send Christmas Cards?

Modern Christmas cards date back to 1846 and a man called Sir Henry Cole, yet he is just one of the many minds that have brought about the concept of Christmas cards over the last few thousand years.  So, why do we still send them? Looking briefly at the history of Christmas Cards helps us understand their place in today’s world… Exploring the History of Christmas Cards The Chinese and the Egyptians had the original idea of sharing greetings via written messages – mainly around New Year’s celebration at first... Read More