I have some friends who make their own Greetings cards for Christmas and other special occasions, but I'm neither patient nor skillful enough to do it. Also, it seems time-consuming and I have enough to do without adding anything else. I experimented (briefly) with CAD cards years ago and gave it up. Where cards are concerned and especially at Christmas I prefer to buy cards from Charity shops. This morning I purchased them from Barnardo's and Scope.
The former is a children's charity I came across at work. One of the fundraisers I met impressed me with his drive and determination. Even hard-nosed city kids latched on to his message and raised money for the charity that Christmas."Barnardo’s vision today is that the lives of all children and young people should be free from poverty, abuse and discrimination."
The latter is a completely different charity.
"Our vision is a world where disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfill their life ambitions as non-disabled people."
Wracking my 'memory' banks, I now remember that I still have and use a hand-made present from school days. Someone knitted me a pair of Aran mitts and I wear them still.