CREATING HOLIDAY CARDS

CREATING HOLIDAY CARDS

This is my first time creating a Christmas card for my own personal use. Sure, I have created them for business’ and other events but never just for. Believe me, it was a journey, I thought this process would be very simple, so many people put together Christmas cards every year. My creative side got the best of me. I seriously considered scrap booking each and every card to ensure it was perfect, it can’t be that hard right?! Wrong! No one has time or patience for that, if you do… please share your wisdom.

Then I thought about doing my own graphic design, I got so excited about so many different concepts and ideas that it became over whelming. Finally, I decided that I should probably use a template to save my time and my sanity. I researched a couple of sites looking at pricing, shipping, designs… everything you can think of. I loved the designs of Minted.com but their pricing wasn’t ideal. I didn’t want to spend $150+ creating 50 Christmas cards. I landed on Vistaprint.com. I am so indecisive, not to mention a perfectionist, when it comes to fonts, colors, and design. (Bless the souls that will have to guide me through wedding invites one day.) Everything had to be perfect, I spent about an hour editing the photo, then nudging all of the pieces, changing different fonts, adding lines, etc.

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018

It’s that time of year again! I am usually ahead on the shopping but this year I found myself waiting, as if the perfect gifts would suddenly hit me. Bottom line… I love giving others gifts, I know that is clique, but it’s true. There is so much time and thought put into each item, then finally, I get so excited to see them open it up and they (hopefully) love the gift! Each year it isn’t always easy, especially when you are shopping for someone who doesn’t really need anything. This is the perfect opportunity to give something that they would love, but wouldn’t always think to get themselves. Continue reading “HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2018”