CareGatto blog

Valentine's Day... Galentine's Day... Don't forget to send a card day!

Posted by Caregatto Team on

Valentine's Day... Galentine's Day... Don't forget to send a card day!

 Valentine’s Day - aka Show ‘em You Love ‘em Day, Profess Your Love Day, Don’t Forget to Buy Roses Day, or Just Chill with Your Loved Ones Day! For all the partakers out there, while some may choose to send unique cards and others go all out, it is a day celebrated by many nevertheless and it has an interesting story. It was not associated with anything romantic until the late middle ages. During the Victorian Era, it was popular in England to send a card, the practice began with hand-made Valentine’s cards.     There are some unique...

Read more →


New Beginnings

Posted by Caregatto Team on

New Beginnings

It’s a NEW YEAR - for some it is a time for new beginnings and for others maybe just a simple restart to get recharged for a new year filled with love, laughter, happiness, success and great adventures! We found some cool ways that other countries celebrate the New Year...pretty interesting! In Scotland on NYE they swing around large fireballs to ward off evil spirits, this dates back over 100 years. In Brazil people wear white while they offer white flowers and candles to the Sea Goddess. In Siberia trees are planted underneath frozen lakes and rivers as a symbol...

Read more →


The tradition of sending Christmas cards

Posted by Caregatto Team on

The tradition of sending Christmas cards

The tradition of sending Christmas cards started in the UK by a government worker who set-up the Public Record Office, which is now called the Post Office, to send a card. The first unique cards were designed and only about 1000 cards were printed. As improvements in printing came about, unique holiday greeting cards became more popular and were produced in greater numbers. The first personalized greeting card was sent the Christmas of 1891 in Scotland by the well known sharpshooter and star of a Wild West show. She decided to send a card back to her friends and family...

Read more →


A trip down history lane...

Posted by Caregatto Team on

A trip down history lane...

Antlers, Antlers, Antlers...Let’s take a trip down history lane in our Winter Greeting Cards collection - really old cave paintings would illustrate animals with antlers and early cultures believed the deer to be a spirit guide that could travel between worlds and help people find their way. In old folk tales the belief was that deer had magical powers and this led to the inspiration behind the flying reindeer that pull Santa’s sleigh. When you mail a card, we hope our illustrations exude magic and happiness for your loved ones.   History reveals that often the very existence of family...

Read more →


We love minimalist card designs

Posted by Caregatto Team on

We love minimalist card designs

Have you seen our four elements birthday cards? What element are you? We created a collection of minimalist elements birthday cards. The four elements being: air, fire, earth, water. We think they’re kinda cool and hope you do too! 😊 If you aren’t sure about your recipients element, no worries! Scroll down to card details on both photo greetings and original greetings, and find the birth date, which will give you their zodiac sign, which then will give you their element. If you want to send a minimalist birthday card that’s unique to the recipient, our elements birthday cards are...

Read more →



Stay in touch