holiday photo cards - poinsettia petals

Tags: holiday photo cards, poinsettia, cheery, photo card, christmas, design lotus

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A modern take on poinsettias paired with a simple gold wrap.

tags:

holiday photo cards, poinsettia , cheery, photo card, christmas, design lotus

colors shown:

red and gold

fonts:

baker script, archer

design inspired by:

A7 Holiday Photo Card

submitted on:

May 20 2010

Edited on:

May 21 2010

average score:

3.09

comments:

18

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holiday photo cards - poinsettia petals by Design Lotus

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Design Lotus on May 21, 2010 at 11:21am
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Thanks to Sydney and Sarah L. for their feedback!

Moglea on May 23, 2010 at 6:16pm
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Love the poinsettia pattern....It really grabs my eye! I'm not crazy about the placement of the 2010 stamp.....I think it fights with the pattern.

Design Lotus on May 23, 2010 at 6:19pm
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It does seem a bit random... I'll play with it some more.

Kimberly Morgan on May 24, 2010 at 4:51pm
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I really like the hand-drawn look of this.

Alex Elko Design on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:16pm
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Nicely done!

Oscar & Emma on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:38pm
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love your colors and pattern. definitely caught my eye!

Maureen on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:27pm

Fine Day Press on Jun 11, 2010 at 5:14am
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beautiful pattern and nice typography - well done!!

anna on Jun 11, 2010 at 12:05pm

I really enjoy the use of the leaves on this one Amy. It's a good balance too between pictures and print.

Carrie Eckert on Jun 11, 2010 at 1:20pm
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I think this is my favorite of all your wonderful designs. Very nice, Amy!

Yolanda Mariak Chendak on Jun 11, 2010 at 6:56pm
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Gorgeous work :)

Sashi & Miko on Jun 11, 2010 at 7:02pm
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Great illustration! I love the texture you created for the background. The date stamp is a great touch too!

Lauren Fasnacht on Jun 13, 2010 at 1:11pm
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I am a huge fan of the leave illustration and your color choices...so organic and unexpected!

Frooted Design on Jun 14, 2010 at 1:41pm
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oooh, i really love the colors and pattern (would love a duvet in these!)

Maureen on Jun 17, 2010 at 7:25pm

Goes great with black and white, nice choice

Kelly on Jun 18, 2010 at 11:39am

Poinsetta leaves! I didn't realize that's what those were until closer look. The design is so conducive to baby pictures. I love it!

Tanya on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:48pm

My LEAST favorite! It is just not pretty at all. Neither does it evoke the holidays.

Design Lotus on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:53pm
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@Tanya - That's cool... Can't float everyone boat.

Version 1 - submitted on May 20 2010 - hide

Laura Hankins on May 20, 2010 at 11:21am
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Love the petals + color combo- really nice!

SunnyJuly on May 20, 2010 at 12:29pm
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oooohh!!! NIIIICE! Love the colors

Stacey Day on May 20, 2010 at 12:41pm
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really really really pretty, amy! great colors.

Sydney Newsom on May 20, 2010 at 2:39pm
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Love this so much, Amy. The only thing that is bothering me is the way the text feels unbalanced due to the uneven words on each side of "christmas cheer". Maybe "sending CC your way" or "wishing you CC all year long" or "sending CC to you".

Sharon Kay Creative on May 21, 2010 at 5:12am
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This is great Amy. I love your poinsettia leaves & the dotted background. I've been working on a poinsettia design but it's not ready yet. I love your take on it.