The holiday season is just around the corner, and Pear Tree Greetings is making sure you're prepared by releasing its 2013 holiday cards early. This year's holiday cards are in an array of colors, shapes and designs that are sure to brighten your family members and friends' holiday season.

Since Pear Tree is rated our best service for bargains, then you can be sure that you'll get the best price for your holiday cards. Pear Tree also provides a great selection and product quality. The only downside of Pear Tree is the somewhat limited design tool, compared to other photo card services' design tool, but overall this photo card service is a great option for someone looking to get cute stationery at a budget-friendly price.

Here are some of our favorites from Pear Tree's 2013 holiday card collection.

"Light Up The Season" from Pear Tree Greetings

The "Light Up The Season" holiday card is a cute cutout card that is a great option for anyone looking to spend less than $2 per card. This 5 1/8"-by-7 1/4" flat, double-sided card is completely customizable with your own photo and message. The sparkle around the edge of the front and back of this holiday card provide a dazzling affect  that brightens the photo and text. Prices for this holiday card start  $1.91 each — with a minimum order of eight — and drops as low as $0.98 each with larger orders.

"Pretend Postcard" from Pear Tree Greetings

Pear Tree's "Pretend Postcard" offers the vintage look of a classic postcard in the form of a modern holiday card. This 4 5/8"-by-6 1/4" flat, double-sided card is a great option for anyone looking to spend less than $1.50 per card, yet not sacrifice quality for the budget-friendly price. Even though the "Pretend Postcard" isn't a real postcard, it is still a very cute holiday card that includes small personal touches, such as a family photo as the "stamp" of the card. Prices for the "Pretend Postcard" start at $1.38 each — with a minimum order of eight — and drop as low as $0.64 each with larger orders.

"Many Photos, Many Stories" from Pear Tree Greetings

The "Many Photos, Many Stories" card from Pear Tree is a great way for a family to include multiple photos of family members, allowing you to update your family members and friends on each member of the family. This 4"-by-8" flat, double-sided card is completely customizable and can spotlight more than four of your family photos. And, with it's budget friendly-price — less than $1.38 per card — it makes a great option for any family that really wants to give holiday card recipients a complete update on their family's activities.

"Golden Greeting Trifold" from Pear Tree Greetings

Pear Tree's "Golden Greeting Trifold" is a great option for a family looking to send a somewhat fancy holiday card with multiple photos. This 5 1/2"-by-4 1/4" trifolded double-sided card is completely personalized and can accommodate up to 11 photos. The accents of gold and beige throughout the card provide good accents for your family's photos. Prices for this card start at $1.91 per card — with a minimum order of eight — and drop as low as $0.98 each with larger orders.

"Colorful Kaleidoscope Photo Book" from Pear Tree Greetings

The "Colorful Kaleidoscope Photo Book" from Pear Tree is the perfect option for a family that loves to go all out on holiday cards. This 4 5/8"-by-6 1/4"12-page book contains 24 photos, and is completely customizable with your holiday message or captions. The gold faux-foil feature and jewel-toned triangles of color add sparkle to each photo in your holiday book. Prices of this book start at $3 each— with a minimum order of eight — and drop as low as $2.21 each with larger orders.

Visit Pear Tree Greetings' website to start browsing through their wide-variety of holiday cards or check out our full review of Pear Tree Greetings to learn more about the service.

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