Check it off your list!

Thanksgiving is done and whether we are ready or not, the holiday season is here!!!  I love it.  I really do.  All the fun traditions bringing you closer to your family and friends.  It’s a time to rejoice, a time to be thankful (wait!  didn’t we just do that?! teeehee!), and a time to appreciate all the good in our lives.

It’s all so fun but it can also be overwhelming.  So let’s check one item off our to-do list: HOLIDAY CARDS!  Now till the end of day Sunday, 11/26, you can get 40% off holiday cards (and more!) at my favorite online photo site, Shutterfly/Tiny Prints.  The coolest thing of all, is you can upload a family photo and the site will place it into ALL the card designs for you so you can preview what it will look like!  How amazing is that?

Here are a few of my favorites:

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  1. The Classic Design.  That’s just it…classic.  This design will go with any photo and bonus: it has a splash of gold.  Who doesn’t love a little shine during the holidays?!

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2. The Cheerful Design.  In our photo, we did have lots of color and this design brings all of them together: red from the clothing, the different greens from the leaves, and gold from the basket.  It just works perfectly.

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3. The Current Trend Design. Flowers are SO HOT right now!  And the fact that these poinsettia are water-colored brings a natural element, a human element to the design with I am always a fan of.  Plus, did you notice?  It’s a square which will really make your card stand out in the pile 🙂

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4. The I-Have-Crazy-Colors-In-My-Photo-And-I-Want-Something-Simple Design: In our photo-shoot, we did have quite a few colors going on.  When choosing your photo from your family vacation or wherever you may have actually been lucky enough to have gotten a family photo 🙂 , I guarantee there are some crazy color combos going on.  Because really, what family coordinates for a day at Disneyland?! (ok, maybe there are a few…)  Take that photo, change it to a black and white in the program and BOOM!  You now have a classic, beautiful family card to stick in your shopping cart and order TODAY!

One last detail: stamps!  You can grab a pack on your next trip to Costco which is soooo convenient!  OR head to usps.com and order some unique holiday designs.  This year, I just couldn’t resist the Christmas Carol design.  There are 4 different designs in this one pack based on traditional Christmas carols.  Just seeing them makes me want to sing a little jingle.

So check it off our list and order today! 🙂

xo, Melissa

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