Thursday, November 18, 2010

It's the Holiday Season!

Which means that it is time for me to get my Christmas cards printed and ready to mail out after Thanksgiving! Crazy as it seems Thanksgiving is next week and Advent will soon be upon us! I always try (and rarely succeed) to have all gifts and cards taken care of before Advent begins, so I can focus on what's truly important- preparing my heart and my family to once again to receive Christ and celebrate His sacrifice for us.

This year I am using Shutterfly to print all of my Christmas cards for the first time. I have made a lot of photobooks using Shutterfly and just love how they turned out! I love cards with family picture on them and now that we have an adorable toddler underfoot we seems to have hundreds of precious poses to choose from. The only hard part is limiting the number of pictures to just my favorite "card worthy" ones. The great thing about Shutterfly is that I really don't have to limit the number of picture I can use by many. They have great cards that can have multiple images such as this one:

Or this one:
You can check out their beautiful photo card collection here:

Last year my brother gave my husband and I a canvas print of our wedding picture. It was one of the most special gifts! Consider giving an impossible to shop for Dad a canvas portrait of his family. The ideas are endless!
My brother will be getting a family photo calendar from us this year to remind him of his family since he is living far away.

And for those bloggers out there, Bloggers get 50 free holiday cards from Shutterfly… sign up: !!!

Hope you are as inspired as I am!


That Married Couple said...

We're also doing photo cards this year, through snapfish. There really are so many fun photo gifts out there!

abdul said...

We offer multi-canvas prints, in which an image is split and printed across multiple canvases to achieve a very striking result.
Canvas print

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