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This post is sponsored by Minted.com — check out their adorable designs for a truly classic look to send to your friends.
I remember the first year after we had moved here. I’d go to the mailbox with glee from about Dec 5-25. SO excited to see faces I knew, faces I remembered, faces I loved. It was like love, stamped and sent in my mailbox. Pure joy. Joy that I REALLY needed that year.
I LOVE Christmas cards. I keep hearing how it’s a dying art and no one does them anymore.
If that’s true, those people are sad.
Because who doesn’t get love with a stamp on it?
The good people at Minted offered me to take a whirl on their site.
Oh my GOODNESS is it pretty!
Check out some of my favorites!
My adorable photos are by Denise Beatty if you’re in the VA area, check her out!
This one was Drew’s favorite. I couldn’t get over the lines on the top, messing with the text. Isn’t it fancy? The silver is foiled so it will shine. Just like me. 🙂
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This one’s super cute too. I like how the white isn’t all opaque, except in certain areas.
I LOVE this style of card — the cut, and the pretty red, but with the lines of the bridge, I felt like it was a no-go. 🙁
I thought maybe we’d just highlight the kids. They have plenty of cards that can have more than one photo.
I love the art deco feel of this! I feel all Great Gatsby…
Drew shot down Happy Holidays, but I loved the swirls of the design (big surprise, right?– see my header?) — and the heart after the name stole mine. In case you ever wondered — I design every ounce of this site. Design is one of my favorite things. 🙂
Isn’t this one cute!? I loved how different it looks. Very fun! I like!
This one was kind of different. I love the mono-chromatic look. Very cool.
Love this one. So sweet and sassy. Kinda like the girls in this photo. (more sassy, less sweet).
More swirls. Are you seeing what catches my eye? 🙂
And, if you don’t want your photo the whole way you can do something like this:
Which one was YOUR favorite?
Want to see what card we picked? Check the Big Christmas Card Reveal!
Ok, are you ready for the most exciting parts? They have ALL SORTS of ways to address your cards FOR YOU. That’s right, after a quick upload from my google contacts (I keep a special list called “Christmas Cards” there so I always have it) I have cards, addressed, winging their way to me. Stay tuned, I’ll post the adorable-ness soon!
So, if you’re looking for a super classy way of sending your love to friends and family, check no further than minted.com 🙂
SO excited that minted has decided to host a giveaway on this post! Check it out (Mobile users must click on the link):
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Also, check out my other Christmas posts:
The Great Gatsby-esque one is great!
We were going to ‘simplify’ and not send cards this year but you’re right, Christmas cards are love with a stamp on it! Thanks for the encouraging reminder. Dang, all the minted cards are my favorite–it will be hard to choose! Merry Christmas to you and yours.
Katelyn Fagan says
I actually really like the one you ended up choosing!
That is a very cute site. I am so terrible about sending Christmas cards out but this year I am going to do it. This site makes it look pretty easy to get a beautiful card to send to friends and family. Thank you for sharing.
I like the one with the bridge.
My favorite is Merry and Bright.
Danna Garcia says
I love the Merry and Bright card!!
liz l says
The art deco one you showed is awesome