At Farm Cottage Brands we stock a wonderful variety of high-quality blank greeting cards, perfect for all occasions from birthdays to invitations.
Whether you’re looking to send a birthday greeting card or are just wanting something special to show someone you care, you’ll find a suitable option from our huge range of blank greeting cards.
We have a wide variety of themes on offer including airgunning and clay shooting to even dogs and horses, so there’s a card to suit just about any occasion or interest. You’ll discover funny greeting cards for birthdays that’ll be sure to have the recipient laughing out loud and beautiful designs depicting country scenes and animals.
If you’re looking for blank greeting cards to send as invitations or thank you notes, we also stock handy multipacks, so you don’t have to worry about running out.
For those all-important gifts, don’t forget to check out our selection of wrapping paper and gift tags that are perfect for any country enthusiast’s birthday.
Greeting card FAQs
The tradition of sending greeting cards dates back all the way to 1846 when British businessman Henry Cole requested a printer to produce a printed Christmas greeting card he could send on to his friends. The idea took off and by the 1860s, Christmas cards were mass produced.
Greeting cards can be sent for many occasions including: birthdays, valentines, with sympathy, thank you, congratulations, Christmas, invitations or even just to say hello!
The UK love sending greeting cards and it’s been reported that 2 billion of them are purchased each year, making the UK the country with the most successful greeting card industry in the entire world.
Today flat and folded cards mean the same thing, but they didn’t always. Formerly flat cards were also known as correspondence cards and were only for men, whereas folded were just for women.
Birthdays are the most popular reason to send a greeting card by far, which is followed by sympathy and thank you cards.