Creating An Awesome Holiday Card

I realize it is only October but I’m sharing this early to get you thinking about the holidays and your traditions. For the last 7 or so years, I have sent out a holiday card and last year I didn’t. I kept thinking I would and I never got around to it. I put it off too long and then I ran out of time. Well, I’m totally ahead of the game this year and have already ordered my cards. I’ve partnered with MixBook, a super user-friendly website that helps to create photo cards, photo books, calendars and canvas prints. Find out how to make an awesome holiday card in just a few steps.

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How to Create an Awesome Holiday Card

  1. Find your photos.
    You can get these professionally done or take them yourself. You could also ask a friend to take a few photos of you with your family.
  2. Select a card design.
  3. Place your order.
  4. Address your envelopes with to and from addresses.
  5. Add a nice note to the card or envelope.
  6. Send!

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1 .Peaceful 2. Rustic 3. Glitter 4. Merry 5. Love & Joy

They offer some really cute designs that are really customizable. As a designer myself, I really like this option since it can save me time but the card will still look unique. I picked 5 of my favorite holiday cards from MixBook to make it even easier for you to choose. I picked the Glitter card because it went best with the images that I wanted to use. I love the other options also!

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This year I decided to use a family photo that was taken recently and some photos of the kiddos playing in the house. I love that the kids are in their natural space and show their personalities. Our family photo was taken at the Bernardo Winery during my birthday celebration last month. I love the little missy’s happy spirit in this photo and we are all actually looking at the camera. I would like to get some professional photos of us taken again soon too but this works just fine for holiday cards.

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Addressing, signing and stamping the envelopes is always my favorite part about sending cards out. I don’t always write a message on each card but I am going to this year. I think it makes it a little more personal when using a photo card.

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I had an address stamp made about a year ago which I totally love. It makes it super simple and looks very nice. They have tons of options for address stamps on Etsy.

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Which design do you like best? Happy card making!

This post was sponsored by Mixbook. All opinions are my own. 

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