Saturday, October 23, 2010

Shutterfly Holiday Cards Deliver the Season in Style

This time of year my biggest challenge is trying to decide which holiday cards to send out to our friends and family. I like to send out Christmas photo cards, because living 750 miles away from our family deserves something a little more personal. (That and I love getting photo cards in return! It's so much fun to see how everyone's family has changed over the year.)

I'll admit, up until last year we were spending way too much money on holiday cards. They had to be the best, after all. Then last year we discovered that the best doesn't have to be overly priced at all, and could be found at Shutterfly.


I had heard of Shutterfly before, but we didn't try them until last November when we took our 2 week old peanut baby girl to see Santa at the local mall. The pricing package that we chose included a USB drive with our photo on it, as well as a $20 credit to Shutterfly, which of course we used!! Look at how tiny my little princess is here... she didn't even wake up for the entire event.


Anyways, the entire process made it so easy to get prints for our entire family in the sizes they wanted, and we were able to find matching cards that we loved.


And as I mentioned, picking out the Christmas card is my biggest challenge, only because there are so many wonderful cards to choose from!!


Here are a few of my favorites from the Holiday 2010 collection at Shutterfly. Which is your favorite? (Help a girl out here!)


For Goodness Sake Christmas Card
Splendid Tree Christmas Card

  

Holly Frame Christmas Card


While I was browsing I also found these wall calendars that will make the perfect stocking stuffers for grandma and grandpa! Shhhhhh, it's a secret!

I know it's not even Halloween yet, but I'm so excited for the holidays! I think having kids adds in all the glitter and magic of the season that we felt as kids. When do you start planning for the holidays?

Now through October 27th (only a few more days!!!) all greeting cards are 20% at Shutterfly. Enjoy. :)

5 comments:

  1. i use yorkphoto.com whenever i order pictures now, but i've used shutterfly in the past and their calendars come out great. i usually make a calendar with my fav pictures from the past year. and my mom (who still sends out photo cards though we are all grown up) gets them printed from shutterfly too!

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  2. What a cutie! I thought I liked the Splendid Tree design the best but Holly Frame is my overall favorite. I love the simplicity and how well it would feature a fun picture!

    I'm with you on loving getting photo cards, plain old holiday cards without them just aren't nearly as exciting to look at!

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  3. Can't stop thinking about the holidays!! LOVE THEM!! I have been thinking about our Christmas tree since before Summer ended:)

    I have this amazing Hliday planner that puts the emphasis on Christ and starts October 1st. You do things then like double meals and freeze for later when you are doing Holiday things but still need dinner:) I actually removed the planner over at my blog. really really love it:)

    Kathy
    Having a Hallelujah Good Time
    http://www.handfulofellers.blogspot.com

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  4. Hi! I found you through Liz (chalkboards to strollers). I love holiday cards too! I love all of your selections, but the top is my favorite :)

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  5. Love love love the holly frame (the last one). I can see Mia's beautiful face taking center stage in that one! Shutterfly is really great; everyone in my family creates photo books of trips and special events. I love the holidays and I can't wait to decorate everything! I'm looking forward to sending out photo cards one of these days, but right now it would just be... me. Lol :)

    PS I still have last year's Christmas photo hanging up on my wall!

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