How do you like to welcome the new year? Do you prefer loud and spectacular or silent and tranquil? Or is your idea of celebrating New Year's Eve to go for your affairs like usual and just let it slip by? Either way, you can welcome others to your new year and your New Year's party with an e-card — loud or tranquil.
Here are some of my favorite sites to compose and send New Year's greetings. Remember you can also send, for free, some New Year's cards from this site, complete with short poems or holiday quotations:
(Updated January 2012)
For its paid members, AmericanGreetings.com has cards for New Year's resolutions, for a new year of love and togetherness, funny animated greeting cards, and a lot more.
It's raining — fireworks and champagne for the cats and dogs in one of Jacquie Lawson's festive New Year's e-cards. In another, a bird works hard for a bubble bath well deserved.
Celebrate the arrival of a new year with spectacular Aurora Borealis and a firework, of course.
A new year begins just about every January 1, and the vintage New Year's cards found at CardCow.com are just as gorgeous and up-to-date today as they were years ago.
A fabulous new year is about to begin with lovely greeting cards from yesteryear.
Artful composition and anticipation oozing out of every pixel, the Leanin' Tree New Year's e-cards are a joy to send and, I'm sure, receive.
Many an interesting image, which you can rate and browse by rating, can be sent as a refreshingly crisp New Year's e-card from FunUtilities.com.
Heads turn, fish wish and colors churn aplenty at VerveCards when it's time to reboot for a new year. The self-contained much-spectacular email greetings don't need animations to excel.
Another year begins, and it can begin in great spirits with one of the classy electronic New Year's cards you can send from Hallmark.
It's a firework of New Year's greetings if not in quantity then in quality at Katie's Cards.