My grandfather, Donald C. Minor, left a postcard collection, which includes a couple dozen Christmas greetings from 1906-1910. Besides gleaning genealogical clues and collecting family history snippets, I brainstorm ways to play this art forward. What a waste it would be to just file these pieces of art away in acid free sleeves! One of my favorite things to do is print out a sheet of images to be cut and used as gift tags.
Santa Images Make Great Christmas Eve Deliveries
I use Windows Photo Gallery. When I open the jpeg file for the postcard in Pictures my screen looks like this:
And I can then print out the image. I prefer using the wallet size setting.
Once printed and separated I use the reproduced postcards on gifts. With a couple of swipes from a glue stick a tag can be attached directly to the wrapped gift. Or alternatively I can punch a hole in the corner and thread the tag onto the package with ribbon. Either way the vintage image makes a terrific little decoration!