My family does not share my love for elaborate cards. So in making gifts for them--I have to keep that in mind. Simple and "sendable" cards. For my Sister in Law, I am making a collection of cards and here is a sampling.
As you can see there is not much variation in the layout and that the embellishments are kept to a minimum. I think they will be something that she can use.
Also, here is a little Christmas card for you. The card is Real Red--I do not photograph this color well. sorry.