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Finally, holiday season is in full swing and holiday pajamas are flying off the shelves. Organized moms across the country have been thinking about and planning this year's holiday photo cards for months. And yes, many are buying matching family pajamas to wear in their Christmas card photos! How cute is that! And for the rest us unorganized moms, it is not too late to order both pajamas and holiday cards and get them mailed by Christmas!
We recently discovered Mixbook and Tiny Prints have created easy holiday photo card features that make creating and ordering your holiday cards as efficient as possible! They both offer a Quick Card Editor to whiz through the process in under 10 minutes! Choose from thousands of professionally designed holiday photo cards themes then personalize it to your heart's content. Alternatively, start from scratch and choose from beautifully rounded trim edges, countless background designs, and matching address labels for the DIY custom holiday photo cards you have been imagining. Continue Reading →
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For all of you who love your four-legged friends, our friends over at GreatGets.com have put together 7 of their favorite pet lover holiday photo cards ! Not surprisingly, they too turned to Tiny Prints, one of our very favorite stationery merchants. We will continue to post the latest Tiny Prints promotion in the right sidebar throughout the holiday season! Be sure to check it out because we have partnered with Tiny Prints to bring you their very best deals in real time. Personally, we think these puppy pictures are a great alternative to family photos , especially as your kids grow up and are no longer interested in posing for the family photo. Continue Reading →
Attention all Moms, Dads, Grandmas & Grandpas! Today is the last day to enter to win a set of 4 pajamas in the matching family holiday pajama giveaway from our friends over at MomMeMatch.com! The prize is four pairs of these darling SleepytimePjs Nordic Family Matching Christmas Pajamas available on Sleepyheads. Continue Reading →
Holiday Card Envelopes
With the falling temperatures and changing of the leaves, it is time to get ready for the upcoming holiday frenzy! We know most of you do not start ordering your holiday cards until after Halloween, but you are beginning to explore your options. These days there are so many great holiday cards available, the question is where to begin, including what to do about your holiday card envelopes.
Here is our best advice.
- First choose which pictures you would like to include in your holiday card design.
- Next go to Tiny Prints or Minted and use their insert photo(s) option. This option is the best innovation in the world of holiday cards since the whole photo holiday card craze began because you will be able to tell immediately which cards work and which ones do not. This limits your options and makes choosing a design so much easier.
- Next you will need to decide whether you want to spend the extra for custom shapes and upgraded paper. We say, go for it but then again we save all of your cards, year in and year out, so we place value on all the little details.
- And finally, you will need to decide how you want your envelope to work. Yes, this is a fairly new twist to invitations and stationery and it is one we are obsessed with. As you know, we are all about first impressions. Invitations have always set the tone of a party and now even before your guest open your invitations, or in this case, holiday cards, you are using formerly unused space to send your messages of joy and peace and laughter, visually.
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It's that time of year. All of our favorite holiday card merchants are starting to announce the winners of this year's holiday card design contests. We already featured Minted's holiday card design winners and today Zazzle came out with their list of holiday card winning designs. In celebration, they are offering a whopping 60% Off holiday cards and everything you need for holiday greetings, pretty packages, and a great year ahead, including wrapping paper, invitations, labels, and calendars. Use Code: PREP4HOLIDAY at checkout (thru 10.18.15) Continue Reading →
How 2 Create Holiday Photo Card Messages of Love
We once again tip our hat to our friends over at MomMeMatch.com. Not only did they find darling big sister baby sister matching sleepwear, they then took it one step further and matched the outfits to their holiday card counterparts. As astounded as we are by the perfect matches, we are way more impressed with how the folks over at MomMeMatch clearly put a lot of thought into the entire process. All the elements in their suggested holiday photo cards reinforce the message of holiday love. What a lovely holiday theme! Continue Reading →